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Photo: Courtesy of Shakespeare Theatre Company
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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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An Iliad Brings Epic Poetry to the Modern Age

The Poet begins by reaching for something that might help him…
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Studio Theatre's The Remains: World-Premiere Comedy Explores Gay Divorce

Stories about failed relationships are nothing new in theatre,…
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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…
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WNO Honors Bernstein with Candide

Add the Washington National Opera to the list of those celebrating…
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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…
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BOYS IN TROUBLE Tackles Toxic Masculinity Through Dance

BOYS IN TROUBLE is a dance performance, but it’s not only a…
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Stage and Screen: May 2018

THROUGH SUNDAY, MAY 20 Snow Child Arena Stage adapted Eowyn…
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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[...]