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Photo: Darian Volkova, courtesy of State Academic Mariinsky Theatre

Review: Mariinsky Ballet’s Paquita at the Kennedy Center

A young girl and her father are sitting across from me on the shuttle bus to the Kennedy Center. She’s wearing colorful dinosaur tights. I look down at my own tights – black with a small tear threatening to become a hole. The other people on the shuttle are dressed in crisp suits and elegant […]

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Hello, Dolly!'s Analisa Leaming Provides Podcast Aimed at Motivating Artists

Broadway legend Betty Buckley is currently starring as the titular…

HERstory Presents a Love Letter to Women in Hip-Hop

The culture of hip-hop has made it difficult for women to be…

Blackbeard Costume Designer Helps Pirate Live His Best Life

For Signature Theatre’s world premiere of Blackbeard, the…

Different Artists, Influences Come Together With One Voice

One Voice, an exhibition featuring numerous DC LGBTQ artists…

A Doll's House Part 2 Offers Unique Characters Arcs In Round House Sequel

The radiantly captivating Kathryn Tkel lends a tearful and droll…

Stage and Screen: Jubilee, Blackbeard, Twisted Melodies and More

THROUGH SUNDAY, JUNE 9 JubileeFor centuries, the Fisk Jubilee…

Studio Theatre Unveils SHOWROOM For Summer

The summer season brings more than high temperatures to Studio…

Arena Stage's "Jubilee" Provides Musical Portrait of HBCUs

Jubilee, showing at Arena Stage at the Mead Center for American…

Kathleen Turner Shines at Arena Stage Gala

When Kathleen Turner first came to New York as a wannabe actress,…

The White Snake Delivers Tale of Love and Passion

Constellation Theatre Company has a darling new play showing…
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1
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all-day Pride and Prejudice @ Next Stop Theatre
Pride and Prejudice @ Next Stop Theatre
Oct 1 – Oct 27 all-day
Pride and Prejudice @ Next Stop Theatre
Kate Hamill’s Pride and Prejudice adaptation brings a fresh take to the beloved story of Elizabeth Bennet and Mr. Darcy. Mrs. Bennet wants her five daughters married, including the headstrong Elizabeth. When rich, handsome, but[...]
all-day The Tempest @ Synetic Theatre
The Tempest @ Synetic Theatre
Oct 1 – Oct 20 all-day
The Tempest @ Synetic Theatre
Originally premiering in 2013, Synetic is bringing back its unique take on The Tempest. Join the sorceress Prospera, played by Synetic co-founder Irina Tsikurishvili, as she creates a sea storm that gets out of hand.[...]
Oct
3
Thu
all-day Escaped Alone @ Signature Theatre
Escaped Alone @ Signature Theatre
Oct 3 – Nov 5 all-day
Escaped Alone @ Signature Theatre
Making her Signature Theatre debut, Caryl Churchill’s Escaped Alone is not what it seems. DC actress Holly Twyford directs this tale of three old friends and a neighbor having afternoon tea in the garden. Through[...]
Oct
17
Thu
all-day Little Shop of Horrors @ Constellation Theatre Company
Little Shop of Horrors @ Constellation Theatre Company
Oct 17 – Nov 17 all-day
Little Shop of Horrors @ Constellation Theatre Company
In this musical comedy written by Howard Ashman with music by Alan Menken, Seymour discovers a strange plant that soon becomes famous. He names the plant after his crush and coworker, Audrey. Just when everything[...]
Oct
18
Fri
all-day Mystery Science Theater 3000 @ National Theatre
Mystery Science Theater 3000 @ National Theatre
Oct 18 – Oct 19 all-day
Mystery Science Theater 3000 @ National Theatre
Named as one of Time magazine’s “100 Best TV Shows of All-TIME”; in 2007, Mystery Science Theatre 3000 is coming live to a theater near you. Currently on the Great Cheesy Movie Circus Tour, creator[...]