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Photo: Courtesy of Shakespeare Theatre Company
Photo: Courtesy of Shakespeare Theatre Company

Modern Shakespeare: Richard the Third at STC

“Now is the winter of our discontent.” The opening line of Richard the Third would have you believe that all hardships are over and only good days are to come. But as theatergoers attending Shakespeare Theatre Company’s (STC) upcoming production of Richard the Third will soon realize, anything but peace lies ahead. Directed by David […]

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A Day in the Life: Studio Theatre Literary Director Adrien-Alice Hansel

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Hip-Hop Dancer Comfort Fedoke Comes to Kennedy Center

Comfort Fedoke realizes that in order to grow and gain skills…
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50 Ways... Proves Heartfelt and Hilarious

We all go through breakups. Some of them are hard and swift like…
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NoVA Native Patton Oswalt Set For Kennedy Center Debut

Patton Oswalt can be described as something of a Renaissance…
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Arena Stage Presents World Premiere of Dave

The heartwarming movie Dave was released 25 years ago, and the…
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Stage and Screen: July 2018

THROUGH SATURDAY, JULY 7 Other Life Forms  Brandon McCoy’s…
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Give In to The Temptations

The latest in the line of anthology musicals, Ain’t Too Proud—The…
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A Sneak Peek at Work in Progress Tyrant

True to their mission to “Make Space for Art,” the nonprofit…
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Hamilton Lives Up to the Hype at the Kennedy Center

The last time the legacy of Alexander Hamilton crossed my mind…
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Ken Clark’s King Arthur Leads with Heart

This classic tale of one of the world’s most famous – and…
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Stage & Screen Events

Jan
29
Tue
all-day Nell Gwynn @ Folger Theatre
Nell Gwynn @ Folger Theatre
Jan 29 – Mar 1 all-day
Nell Gwynn @ Folger Theatre | Washington | District of Columbia | United States
Coming from humble beginnings, an orange seller eventually finds her way to the stage where she immediately becomes a household name. Upon Nell Gwynn’s successes, she manages to make a fan out of King Charles[...]
Jan
30
Wed
all-day Shame @ Atlas Performing Arts Center
Shame @ Atlas Performing Arts Center
Jan 30 – Feb 17 all-day
Shame @ Atlas Performing Arts Center | Washington | District of Columbia | United States
An adaptation of a documentary may not seem all that enthralling at first. However, the subject matter of Mosaic Theater Company’s Shame is more than enough to draw you in as it tackles the challenges[...]
Feb
4
Mon
all-day BLKS @ Woolly Mammoth Theatre Company
BLKS @ Woolly Mammoth Theatre Company
Feb 4 – Mar 3 all-day
BLKS @ Woolly Mammoth Theatre Company | Washington | District of Columbia | United States
Spurred by a scare, Octavia decides it’s time to forget about any troubles or trepidations and have a raucous night on the town with friends. Joined by companions June and Imani, the three depart into[...]
Feb
5
Tue
all-day Richard the Third @ Sidney Harman Hall
Richard the Third @ Sidney Harman Hall
Feb 5 – Mar 10 all-day
Richard the Third @ Sidney Harman Hall | Washington | District of Columbia | United States
Power as an addiction is not only a trope in real life, but a common theme for villains in a number of stories – and perhaps the most famous is the power-hungry king from Shakespeare’s[...]
Feb
7
Thu
all-day El Viejo, El Joven y El Mar (The... @ GALA Hispanic Theatre
El Viejo, El Joven y El Mar (The... @ GALA Hispanic Theatre
Feb 7 – Mar 3 all-day
El Viejo, El Joven y El Mar (The Old Man, The Youth, and The Sea) @ GALA Hispanic Theatre | Washington | District of Columbia | United States
A new play by Irma Correa, El Viejo, El Joven y El Mar tells the story of a renowned Spanish philosopher who runs into a fisherman, general and journalist. He speaks with each of them[...]