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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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Alvin Ailey Brings Spirit and Light to Kennedy Center

At 28 years old, Samantha Figgins carries a legacy through her…
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Dragon Boat Racing: A Beautiful Visual Performance

The Chinese dance-drama Dragon Boat Racing is music and dance…
Pictured: Ophira Eisenberg/Photo: Andrew Boyle Photography

Radio Game Shows Offer Escape from Reality, the Nerdy (Read: DC) Way

Information overload. Saturated media market. Stimulus fatigue.…
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Dragon Boat Racing At The Kennedy Center

Set in 1930s China against the backdrop of the Japanese occupation,…
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Playwright Heather Raffo on Noura, Imagination And Being A Woman In 2018

It’s no surprise that in times of hardship and division, some…
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Stage And Screen: Winter 2018

THROUGH SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 4 Tartuffe Moliere’s classic comedy…
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Women's Voices Theater Festival Challenges Status Quo

A PTSD-ridden marine plans her wedding. A man is held without…
Photo: C. Stanley Photography

A Day In The Life: Helen Hayes-Nominated Actress Megan Graves

Helen Hayes Award nominee Megan Graves is a rising star in the…
Photo: Courtesy of Keegan Theatre

Unnecessary Farce: A Comedic Whirlwind

The comedic Unnecessary Farce truly lives up to its name, with…
Photo: Daniel Schwartz

The Skin of our Teeth: quirky play a story for the times

With a whirlwind of huge time jumps, religious allegory and actor-audience…
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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.