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Hexagon’s ‘One State Two State Red State Blue State’: A chuckle...

News got you nervous? Quaking over coronavirus? Morose about the stock market? Fed up with the Fed? Sick of the swamp? And yet, do...

Music of The Go-Go’s powers Monumental Theatre’s ‘Head Over Heels’

Monumental Theatre is providing DC-area audiences with a first look at the jukebox musical comedy Head Over Heels. The production features nearly two dozen...

Avant Bard’s finely-tuned ‘Suddenly Last Summer’ keeps the audience on its...

Let us never forget that Tennessee Williams, for all his genius with poetic language, was one of the most fearless, gut-wrenchingly honest playwrights of...

The room where it happens: ‘Henry IV, Part 2’ at Brave...

The HBO hit Succession centers around a wealthy media family reportedly based on the Rupert Murdoch dynasty. Its central dilemma: who will succeed the...

‘Cinderella’ (La Cenerentola): Well-sung Rossini at Virginia Opera

Spoiler alert: Cinderella and the Prince live happily ever after. Of course, since Virginia Opera, like all opera companies of any size, prints a...

Visionary Bill T. Jones creates a community in ‘What Problem?’ at...

Known internationally as a visionary man of the theater, Bill T. Jones has built a reputation over the past 38 years for his ability...

In uproarious ‘Airness’ at 1st Stage, the rock ‘n’ roll is...

In the competitive national and international air guitar scene, contestants vie for championships and prizes by pretending to play (or "shred") imaginary guitars to...

Avant Bard Theatre Announces ‘Scripts in Play: Season 30’

Launching its 30th-anniversary season, Avant Bard Theatre announces Scripts In Play: Season 30—featuring a special presentation of Happenstance Theater’s BrouHaHa December 6 to 8, 2019,...

Signature’s ‘A Chorus Line’ proves musicals can evolve in the right...

“A Chorus Line is still one of those musicals you will sing about to your grandchildren," wrote theater and dance critic Clive Barnes in...

1st Stage to host musical group All 4 Bass on November...

Another unique cabaret evening is arriving at 1st Stage in Tysons. It is a musical performance by the quartet All 4 Bass. The event is entitled Play...

Review: ‘Disenchanted’ at Creative Cauldron

Snow White is bossy. Cinderella is a ditzy dim bulb. Sleeping Beauty not only sleeps a lot but snores. Belle is going nuts from...

Review: An Audacious and Urgent ‘Assassins’ at Signature Theatre

Nearly thirty years after its premiere, Stephen Sondheim’s Assassins still astonishes. An audacious meet-up of nine successful and would-be presidential assassins – from the...

American Shakespeare Center Announces 2020 Programming

In a Sunday presentation broadcast from the stage of Staunton, Virginia's Blackfriars Playhouse – the world’s only recreation of Shakespeare’s indoor theatre – American...

Vocalists Add a Narrative Twist to Cirque du Soleil’s ‘Volta’

Cirque du Soleil’s Volta is a rush of energy and hand-over-mouth gulps of emotions. Currently decamped in Fairfax County, a quick saunter from the raised...

Interview: Pawel Walczewski Flies into Tysons with Cirque du Soleil ‘Volta’

Cirque du Soleil’s Volta features an inspirational message about loving the weirdo within. Volta centers around the character Waz who has allowed the dust...

In the Moment: ‘The Happiest Place on Earth’ at 1st  Stage

With a return visit to The Happiest Place on Earth, new gemstones are uncovered, adding complexity and currency to its bittersweet tale about dreams...

Review: ‘Beauty and the Beast’ at the City of Fairfax Theatre...

One doesn’t generally think of Beauty and the Beast as a dance show first and foremost. But in this lively production by The City...

Signature Theatre Announces ‘Assassins’ Cast and Creative Team

Signature Theatre has announced the full cast and creative team for Assassins with music & lyrics by Stephen Sondheim and book by John Weidman...

Riverside Center for the Performing Arts Announces Cast and Creative Team...

Riverside Center for the Performing Arts is excited to celebrate the 70th anniversary of the Pulitzer Prize-winning South Pacific with its new production in...

Dressed To Plunder, and Maybe Kill: Costuming Signature’s ‘Blackbeard’

When the actor playing Blackbeard first appears on stage at the Signature Theatre in the new musical bearing his name, smoke literally curls out...

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