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Ballet Theatre of Maryland presents a gorgeous ‘Nutcracker’ at Maryland Hall...

Ballet Theatre of Maryland’s production of The Nutcracker at Maryland Hall for the Creative Arts is a real treat for the senses. Choreographed by...

Creative Cauldron presents ‘Madeline’s Christmas’ for some wholesome holiday cheer

In what is becoming a delightful Christmas tradition, Creative Cauldron reprises their holiday production of Madeline’s Christmas. The lighthearted musical is based on the...

Mosaic Theater’s ‘Eureka Day’ puts immunization in the hot seat

In Samoa, 68 people – mostly children – have died of measles in recent weeks, victims of an abysmally low immunization rate resulting, in...

‘I Take Your Hand in Mine’ by Taffety Punk Theatre Company...

A matchless, hypnotic portrait of love. A seductive vision of two lives tangled up in blues with too many tough nights apart as each...

‘Peter Pan and Wendy’ at Shakespeare wows with wonder in a...

J. M. Barrie imagined a lot when he wrote his 1904 play about the boy who wouldn't grow up, but he could not have...

‘Men on Boats’ rewrites the rules at Baltimore Center Stage

Men On Boats is American history as it needs to be retold: Without a white man in sight. Despite writing a historical play focused...

Synetic Theater’s ‘The Snow Queen’ sparkles

The lights reveal a figurine on a pedestal—regal, decked head to foot, shimmering, amid the mist. Slowly, cautiously, with a twitch here and a...

IN Series’ ‘L’Enfance du Christ’ follows the Holy Family’s journey as...

Hector Berlioz’s mid-19th-century L’Enfance du Christ is not quite an oratorio in the most familiar sense of that term. Nor is it quite an...

‘Holiday Singin’ Pops’ kicks off the holiday season at Strathmore

To kickstart the Christmas season, the National Philharmonic and the National Philharmonic Chorale performed Holiday Singin’ Pops at the Music Center at Strathmore with...

‘Murder on the Orient Express’ thrills at Everyman Theatre

All Aboard! Get your ticket for Everyman Theatre’s Murder on the Orient Express and enjoy a visually striking whodunnit that is twisty-turny fun for...

The Gay Men’s Chorus of Washington jump-starts the season with ‘The...

The Gay Men’s Chorus of Washington DC (GMCW) opens the holidays with humor and beauty, power and reverence – and balloons! Upon entering the...

IN Series’ ‘L’enfance du Christ’ offers all-comers respite, transcendence, unity

How history will judge us for this administration’s treatment of Central American migrant children, I often wonder. And yet, our record of abuse against...

The Second City’s ‘She The People: The Resistance Continues’ levels the...

The good news? The Second City’s sharp-witted She The People: The Resistance Continues is back at Woolly Mammoth for another rollicking production of top-notch...

Encore Stage & Studio’s ‘CSI: Christmas Scene Investigators’ is a comedic...

You know it’s going to be a long night when Santa Claus goes missing. Either Stage Manager Meaghan Leahy made a whopper of a...

‘The Day’ at the Kennedy Center captures the moment: an intimate...

Ropes hang, partitioning off a raised platform that is a ramp. Curiosity rises in dimension with the angle of the ramp, a shiny black...

Washington Revels’ ‘Celestial Fools’ is a stellar holiday hit

As the days get shorter and the nights get colder, Washingtonians brace themselves for a barrage of family commitments, holiday parties, religious services and...

‘The Woman in Black’ at Shakespeare Theatre Company is a delightfully...

A charming little gem of a ghostly, campfire-ish thriller is here for a short time courtesy of Shakespeare Theatre Company. Full of expressive acting,...

Iron Crow’s satisfying ‘Bare’ shines light on gay Catholic teens

Iron Crow Theatre's production of Bare couldn't be more timely. With music by the late Damon Intrabartolo, lyrics by Jon Hartmere and a book...

Arena Stage premiere of Ken Ludwig’s ‘Dear Jack, Dear Louise’ reminds...

Separated by thousands of miles and yet connected through hundreds of letters, Dear Jack, Dear Louise by Tony Award-winning playwright Ken Ludwig (Baskerville: A...

‘A Motown Christmas’ at the Signature Theatre brings soulful cheer

The scene was a cozy cabaret at Signature Theatre. The enthralled patrons sat at small, circular, red tables and swayed to “Give Love on...

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