Stage & Screen

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 […]

Galleries

Articles

Kennedy Center Arts Summit Explores The Human Journey: Creating the Story of Us

On April 29 the annual Kennedy Center Arts Summit created space…

The Many Complexities of Grand Hotel

Grand Hotel isn’t like any other show. This is what artistic…

Stage and Screen: The White Snake, John Cusack, God of Carnage and More

THROUGH SUNDAY, MAY 19 The Great Commedia Hotel Murder Mystery…

Black Pearl Sings! Touches on Harsh, Comical Realities

DC theatergoers have rare access to what playwright Frank Higgins…

A Conversation with Edward Gero on Arena Stage's "Junk"

Pulitzer Prize winner Ayad Akhtar’s play Junk is coming to…

Stage and Screen: April 2019

THROUGH SUNDAY APRIL 28 Mosaic Theater Company ‘s Native…

Lewis Black is Still Pissed, and It's Still Funny

I knew comedian Lewis Black would provide a conversation laced…

Queen of Basel's Playwright Discusses Adaptation and Influences

Any time a contemporary artist decides to tackle and untangle…

Amanda Gookin Discusses Forward Music Project

Classical music is not generally associated with political activism,…
subscribe_300x250

Stage & Screen Events

Oct
1
Tue
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[...]