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DMV-area organizations plan for a virtual summer camp experience

As the end dates for social-distancing recommendations keep being pushed further toward the end of the year, many DC, Maryland, and Virginia arts organizations...

Young Artists of America at Strathmore announces virtual summer camp program

Young Artists of America at Strathmore (YAA) is thrilled to announce Virtual Summer Performing Arts Intensives, an online version of their award-winning summer musical...

Adventure Theatre honors API Heritage Month with streaming special events

Though the sea of online content is deep at the moment, that's not stopping Adventure Theatre MTC. They are diving right in with a...

‘Zomo the Rabbit: A Hip-Hop Creation Myth’ returns to Imagination Stage

Imagination Stage brings back its Helen Hayes nominated show, Zomo the Rabbit: A Hip-Hop Creation Myth, written by Psalmayene 24. With the title character,...

Natsu Onoda Power’s adaptation of ‘Thumbelina’ captivates audiences of all ages...

By Kelly Hanson Hans Christian Andersen’s Thumbelina, a beloved fairy tale about a tiny girl searching for a place to belong, has been captivating children...

American Pops Orchestra cleverly re-imagines ‘The Pied Piper’ at Arena Stage

The weather outside was surely cold and cranky. But the outside world could be quickly forgotten as the American Pops Orchestra (APO), led by...

‘1001 Black Inventions’ continues The Essential Theatre’s free presentations for young...

The Essential Theatre rings in the New Year by continuing an 18-month celebration of the 30th anniversary of its founding. In partnership with the...

‘The Magical Piñata’ at the Keegan Theatre celebrates Mexican culture and...

The concept of gratitude and sharing can be one of the hardest things for a child to learn. But in a world full of...

‘Don’t Let the Pigeon Drive the Bus!’ Pigeon and Driver tell...

Oh, that pigeon! Always causing trouble. He never wants to take a bath. He stays up past his bedtime. And now he wants to...

‘The Velveteen Rabbit’ at Adventure Theatre is charming holiday fare

We all want to feel loved, right? And there are times we feel forgotten. Unseen. Disposable. The classic children’s story The Velveteen Rabbit is...

Creative Cauldron’s Learning Theater shines a fresh light on ‘The Jungle...

Creative Cauldron’s Learning Theater presents its own adaptation of the popular tale, The Jungle Book. Based on Rudyard Kipling’s book of the same name,...

Review: ‘Disney’s Newsies’ by Encore Stage & Studio at Kenmore Middle...

Encore Stage & Studio’s “Theatre by Kids, for Kids!” is currently showing the Disney musical, Newsies. Based on the 1992 movie, and inspired by...

Review: ‘The Cat in the Hat’ at Adventure Theatre

To transmogrify Seuss, What a difficult task! Just how do they do it? And well might you ask! This master of mayhem Who leaps from the page, How could he...

Review: ‘Stand Out!’ by Take the Stage Performance Company

By Tracy Danoff The Kreeger Theater inside the Bender JCC of Greater Washington was buzzing with excitement. In the minutes before the show started, adults...

Review: ‘The Lightning Thief: The Percy Jackson Musical’ at the...

Life is hard enough when growing up, but when you find out that you’re the son of a god, the stakes get even higher....

‘The Enchanted Bookshop’ at Encore Stage & Studio

Encore Stage & Studio’s polished and playful production of The Enchanted Bookshop is funtertainment for the whole family! The Enchanted Bookshop by Todd Wallinger tells...

Review: ‘Madeline’s Christmas’ at Creative Cauldron

This holiday season, Creative Cauldron reprises Madeline's Christmas, with book and lyrics by Jennifer Kirkeby and music by Shirley Mier, based on the beloved...

Review: ‘Les Misérables: School Edition’ at Ovations Theatre

At a time when we are marching for our rights, a show like Les Misérables feels only too appropriate. If you don’t hear the...

Report: ‘Jingle ARRGH the Way’ by Encore Stage and Studio

Nothing says Christmas like Pirates, am I right?! Well, Encore Stage & Studio’s production of Jingle ARRGH the Way follows Captain Braid Beard and...

Review: ‘Cinderella’ at Imagination Stage

Full disclosure: I love fairy tales. All of them. I always have, despite also being a girl who asked myself one day why Rapunzel...