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UPDATE: Call the theatre before heading out. More cancellations:
By noon today, many theatre companies have made the decision to close in the face of the incoming storm. (See the confirmed list below).
The show goes on here: (Re-confirm after 4pm before heading out)
Woolly Mammoth Theatre
Perform where you’re planted- you don’t have to tell that to NextStop Theatre. Located in an office park in Herndon, VA, NextStop may not boast as storied a location as other D.C. area theatres, but after 25 years of performances, they have established themselves, first as a topnotch community theatre and now as a professional […]
Beginning Sept 30, 2015, Synetic Theater’s season will offer the reprise of two critically acclaimed productions (Romeo and Juliet, and Twelfth Night), a new wordless Shakespeare set in America’s time of peace and love, Woodstock, 1969 (As You Like It) and two new shows with dialogue.
To the strains of “Ride of the Valkyries,” the new President of the Kennedy Center, Deborah F. Rutter, took the stage of its Family Theatre on Tuesday morning to announce the Center’s 2015-16 season. It includes a few really exciting things to which theatre audiences can look forward. However, one phrase kept running through my […]
At its best, Kid Victory is a secular high mass, both sacred and profane, with insight as sweet as its music, and music as sweet as honey from the Garden of Eden.
And then, there are other times.
On a cool April evening in 1996, a professional production of the musical Lady In the Dark lit up a darkened theater and thrilled audiences for the first time since the show’s 1941 run. That 1941 production starred Gertrude Lawrence, introduced Danny Kaye to the entertainment world, and ran for 2½ years in three different […]
Before the lights fall and the audience settles, on stage, Mike (Adi Stein) endures a slapstick shampooing and hair cut by madcap stylist Tony (Michael Litchfield), the flamboyantly gay owner and operator of the titular establishment in DC’s enduring (and endearing) comedy caper.
It’s difficult to come into the middle of something, but, to take a stab at a George Bernard Shaw-like observation, aren’t we all living all our lives having come into the middle of history? If so, perhaps it’s not inappropriate to take in Washington Stage Guild’s production of Parts 3 and 4 of Back to […]
In an innovative move, the creators and executive producers of Truth the musical are staging its world premiere here in DC with a three night run (Feb 26 – 28, 2015) at THEARC Theater in Anacostia and live streaming it worldwide for free Friday night, Feb 27th at 7:30pm.
I remember reading a biography of one of the great British actors — Laurence Olivier, I think it was. He had been doing a tour of this country. He took back to England something that wasn’t immediately available there, something that his friends back home were wildly eager to have the chance to hear: recordings […]
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