Stage & Screen

Liam Redford (Billy Elliot) and ensemble // Photo: Margo Schulman
Liam Redford (Billy Elliot) and ensemble // Photo: Margo Schulman

Better When I’m Dancing: Billy Elliot The Musical

“What’s this show with miners in tutus about?” That’s a question many people ask about Billy Elliot, both when the film came out in 2000 and when the hit musical debuted five years later. In this case, it’s a question asked by Matthew Gardiner, the director and choreographer behind Signature Theatre’s winter production of the […]

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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…
Photo: www.olneytheatre.org

The Crucible Is a Trip Worth Taking

“These are strange times,” notes a disheveled Reverend Hale…
Photo by Ryan Maxwell Photography

Refreshing New Play Takes On The Reality of Commuting Through Life

Have you ever wondered, “Who’s voice is behind the loudspeakers…
Photo: Daniel Schwartz

The Caucasian Chalk Circle, Small but Mighty

“Small but mighty” should be the thought that comes to mind…
Photo: XMB Photography

TRANSIT at Dupont Underground

After a three-day stint at Dupont Underground, Australian-born…
Illustration: Courtesy of Arena Stage

Arena Stage's Snow Child Focuses On The Nature of Impermanence

Sometimes, the only way to go on is to dig deep, find resilience…
Photo: Courtesy of Arena Stage

Lights, Camera, Eco-Friendly Action: Arena Stage's Solar Rooftop

For almost 70 years, Arena Stage at the Mead Center for American…
The Mystery of Edwin Drood

Stage and Screen: April 2018

THURSDAY, MARCH 29 - SUNDAY, APRIL 22 Paper Dolls This quirky…
Photo: Carol Rosegg

Trust in The Wiz at Ford's Theatre

There’s not a moment in Ford’s Theatre’s The Wiz when…
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Stage & Screen Events

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
1
Thu
all-day Films Across Borders: Stories of... @ Various locations
Films Across Borders: Stories of... @ Various locations
Nov 1 – Nov 21 all-day
Films Across Borders: Stories of Women @ Various locations | Washington | District of Columbia | United States
As a frequent moviegoer, even I find it difficult to keep up with foreign films. Unless they are slated to be acknowledged during award season or carry a tremendous amount of hype, they are often[...]
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.[...]
Nov
3
Sat
all-day As You Like It @ Keegan Theatre
As You Like It @ Keegan Theatre
Nov 3 – Dec 2 all-day
As You Like It @ Keegan Theatre | Washington | District of Columbia | United States
After several people are forced from their homes, they escape into the forest of Arden, a place where you get lost in nature while simultaneously finding yourself. However, this is a Shakespeare retelling so the[...]
Nov
14
Wed
all-day Cry It Out @ Studio Theatre
Cry It Out @ Studio Theatre
Nov 14 – Dec 16 all-day
Cry It Out @ Studio Theatre | Washington | District of Columbia | United States
Parenthood is hard, sure, but you know what else is hard? Making friends as an adult. Without the built-in friend finder of school, navigating life as an adult takes up a ton of time, which[...]