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Photo © Tony Powell. Arena Stage "Anything Goes." October 5, 2018
Photo © Tony Powell. Arena Stage "Anything Goes." October 5, 2018

Anything Goes: Arena Stage Breathes New Life into Golden Age Classic

For a con man on a mission to stop the woman he loves from engaging in a romantic relationship with some Joe Schmoe from another world, anything goes. At least that’s what Arena Stage’s retelling of the classic play entails, with stowaway Billy Crocker on a mission to get to his beloved Hope Harcourt aboard […]

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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…
Illustration: Courtesy of Arena Stage

Actor Carlton Byrd on Two Trains Running

In 1992, August Wilson’s Two Trains Running premiered on Broadway.…
Photo courtesy of Cameron Whitman

Big Story, Intimate Setting: Chicago at Keegan Theatre

Pop, six, squish, uh uh, Cicero, Lipschitz! Those six words that…
Photo: Courtesy of  Little Fang

Taylor Mac’s A 24-Decade History of Popular Music

As a disco ball dropped down from the theater ceiling, an 80s…
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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.