Elaine Stritch: Shoot Me – review


“I’m here!” Elaine Stritch proclaims in Chiemi Karasawa’s 2013 documentary ELAINE STRITCH: SHOOT ME and she isn’t just whistling Sondheim. She takes a stand against the notion that old age is some sort of dreary waiting room where nobody listens to you and you have long outlived your usefulness and drive. The octogenarian Broadway legend […]

Win tickets to see Elaine Stritch: Shoot Me at West End Cinema


ELAINE STRITCH: SHOOT ME is opening Friday, March 14 at the West End Cinema, 2301 M Street NW, Washington, DC. Update: Our passes are taken, but  we encourage you to see this documentary about one of Broadway’s brightest stars.

Win tickets to The Tempest starring Christopher Plummer, March 11


DCTS has partnered with Angelika Mosaic Film Center in Fairfax, Virginia to offer you free tickets to the latest screenings of opera, ballet and theatre from around the world.

First look at the remake of Annie


The first trailer for the hotly-awaited reimagined and remixed version of the musical Annie is now available, revealing details about how screenwriters Will Gluck, Aline Brosh McKenna, and Emma Thompson (yes, that Emma Thompson) have updated the Broadway musical.

Valentine’s treat: Broadway’s Romeo and Juliet hits area movie houses Feb 13 – 19


The Broadway production of Romeo and Juliet has closed, but not before Screenvision and BroadwayHD recorded the December 8, 2013 performance. The partnership is now bringing that performance to movie screens nationwide just in time for Valentine’s Day – from February 13 – 19, 2014. Starring Orlando Bloom (Lord of the Rings, Pirates of the Caribbean) […]

August: Osage County – a great play becomes a captivating movie

(l-r) Julia Roberts, Meryl Streep and Julianne Nicholson (Claire Folger/The Weinstein Company)

One of the daughters in Tracy Letts’ August: Osage County thanks God that we can’t see the future because if we could “we’d never get out of bed.” The future of August: Osage County is as clear as an Oklahoma sky – it’s one of the year’s most captivating films.

August: Osage County pulled from Christmas release. Here’s the new date


The release date for the highly anticipated film adaptation of August: Osage County has been changed.  The dark comedy about the highly dysfunctional Weston clan assembling in rural Oklahoma was due to be released nationwide on Christmas Day.  The update plan calls for the film to be released in New York and Los Angeles on […]

Win tickets to the National Theatre of London’s screening of The Habit of Art


DCTS has partnered with Angelika Mosaic Film Center in Fairfax, Virginia to offer you free tickets to the latest screenings of opera, ballet and theatre from around the world. We have 3 pairs of tickets to the next screenings of the 2010 production by the National Theatre of Alan Bennett’s The Habit of Art,  starring […]

Into the Woods filming begins


The movie adaptation of the beloved Stephen Sondheim musical  Into the Woods began shooting on Wednesday in England.  Already promotional stills and footage are appearing on the web to promote what Disney hopes will be the big hit of the 2014 Christmas season. 

9 reasons I’ll go to the movies

My friends know that I am a theatre nerd who sees an insane amount of live theatre.  Unfair. I have interests beyond seeing live works of theatre.  I also like to see films based on plays or featuring theatrical stars.  How’s that for well-rounded? Below is a list of the films that I am most […]

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