Stage & Screen

Photo: Evan Zimmerman
Photo: Evan Zimmerman

Anastasia Proves a 90s Heroine for the Ages

As a girl born in the 90s, I spent my childhood watching some of the best Disney characters on screen. They proved to be role models that I and many other girls could look up to: female protagonists that were not damsels in distress, but strong women who radiate confidence. Some favorites include Mulan, Pocahontas and […]

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Articles

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Studio Theatre's The Remains: World-Premiere Comedy Explores Gay Divorce

Stories about failed relationships are nothing new in theatre,…
Woolly Mammoth Botticelli in the Fire

Stage and Screen: The Remains, The Tempest and More

THROUGH SATURDAY, JUNE 9 An Iliad The Iliad is one of Homer’s…
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American Pops Orchestra Defies Norms with Unique Performances and Pop Singers

This isn’t your grandfather’s orchestra. With a focus on…
Photo: Scott Suchman

WNO Honors Bernstein with Candide

Add the Washington National Opera to the list of those celebrating…
Photo Courtesy of The Kennedy Center

Hamlet Comes to the Kennedy Center

Hamlet, the mysterious and brooding Prince of Denmark, is one…
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Euan Morton Headlines Round House Theatre’s Broadway in Bethesda Gala

Broadway vet Euan Morton has played a handful of attention-grabbing…
Photo: Lydia Daniller

BOYS IN TROUBLE Tackles Toxic Masculinity Through Dance

BOYS IN TROUBLE is a dance performance, but it’s not only a…
The Scottsboro Boys

Stage and Screen: May 2018

THROUGH SUNDAY, MAY 20 Snow Child Arena Stage adapted Eowyn…
Photo: Joan Marcus

Waitress: Serving Up Music and Pie

In 2006, an up-and-coming independent film writer and director…
Photo: Courtesy of Shakespeare Theatre Company

Lucky Steals Show in Waiting For Godot

Hope and despair, slapstick comedy and profound philosophical…
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Stage & Screen Events

Oct
18
Thu
all-day Illyria @ Gunston Arts Center’s Theatre Two
Illyria @ Gunston Arts Center’s Theatre Two
Oct 18 – Nov 18 all-day
This WSC Avant Bard production set in the 1980s is a colorful and music-heavy tale where gender is an afterthought. Illyria is freely adapted from Shakespeare’s Twelfth Night, a story in which seemingly straight characters fall[...]
Oct
30
Tue
all-day Billy Elliot @ Signature Theatre
Billy Elliot @ Signature Theatre
Oct 30 2018 – Jan 9 2019 all-day
Ballet. Coal mining. Labor strikes. Following your dreams. An infectious soundtrack, courtesy of Sir Elton John himself. What do all of these things have in common? They’re all part of the iconic tale of the[...]
Nov
2
Fri
all-day Anything Goes @ Arena Stage’s Fichandler Stage
Anything Goes @ Arena Stage’s Fichandler Stage
Nov 2 – Dec 23 all-day
As the SS American carries away its passengers from London to New York, it also sails a little secret across the ocean. There’s a passionate love stowed away between Billy and the countess Hope Harcourt.[...]
Dec
10
Mon
7:00 pm The Reapers on Woodbrook Avenue @ Signature Theatre
The Reapers on Woodbrook Avenue @ Signature Theatre
Dec 10 @ 7:00 pm
The Reapers on Woodbrook Avenue @ Signature Theatre | Arlington | Virginia | United States
Baltimore, 1976: matriarch Loretta Reaper is forced to consider how far she’ll go to protect her property. Charleston, 2008: Corey, Loretta’s great-grandson, must reclaim the land that was promised to—and stolen from—his ancestors.
Feb
4
Mon
7:00 pm Wire in the Garden @ Signature Theatre
Wire in the Garden @ Signature Theatre
Feb 4 @ 7:00 pm
Wire in the Garden @ Signature Theatre | Arlington | Virginia | United States
In rural England in 1925, electrical engineer Margaret Partridge is a woman in a man’s world—and her fight to shape the future of the electrical industry faces resistance at every turn.