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Performing Arts: Golda Hour

Performing Arts: Golda Hour

REVIEW: Tovah Feldshuh delivers powerful one-woman show in ‘Golda’s Balcony’ at Theater J.

Performing Arts: A Meeting of the Minds

Performing Arts: A Meeting of the Minds

REVIEW: Arena's 'Camp David' an emotional walk down memory lane.

Performing Arts:  Happy Birthday Verdi

Performing Arts: Happy Birthday Verdi

REVIEW: The Washington Chorus celebrated the music of Giuseppe Verdi in grand style.

Performing Arts: More Than a Moment

Performing Arts: More Than a Moment

REVIEW: Lasting impressions with Shakespeare Theatre’s ‘Brief Encounter.’

Performing Arts: Common Ground

Performing Arts: Common Ground

REVIEW: Theater J’s minimalist ‘The Admission’ tackles hard truths behind Middle East conflict.

Performing Arts: Songs of Love and Justice

Performing Arts: Songs of Love and Justice

Local choirs sing the power of social justice.


Performing Arts: Golda Hour

Performing Arts: Golda Hour

22 April 2014

REVIEW: Tovah Feldshuh delivers powerful one-woman show in ‘Golda’s Balcony’ at Theater J.

Posted in Editor's Picks

Performing Arts: A Meeting of the Minds

Performing Arts: A Meeting of the Minds

10 April 2014

REVIEW: Arena's 'Camp David' an emotional walk down memory lane.

Posted in Editor's Picks

Performing Arts:  Happy Birthday Verdi

Performing Arts: Happy Birthday Verdi

08 April 2014

REVIEW: The Washington Chorus celebrated the music of Giuseppe Verdi in grand style.

Posted in Features

Performing Arts: More Than a Moment

Performing Arts: More Than a Moment

01 April 2014

REVIEW: Lasting impressions with Shakespeare Theatre’s ‘Brief Encounter.’

Posted in Editor's Picks

Performing Arts: Common Ground

Performing Arts: Common Ground

31 March 2014

REVIEW: Theater J’s minimalist ‘The Admission’ tackles hard truths behind Middle East conflict.

Posted in Editor's Picks

Performing Arts: Songs of Love and Justice

Performing Arts: Songs of Love and Justice

27 March 2014

Local choirs sing the power of social justice.

Posted in Features

Performing Arts: Luca Pisaroni in Recital

Performing Arts: Luca Pisaroni in Recital

10 March 2014

Rising bass-baritone dazzles in Vocal Arts DC debut at Kennedy Center.

Posted in Features

Performing Arts: Washington Ballet’s British Invasion

Performing Arts: Washington Ballet’s British Invasion

07 March 2014

The dance company’s latest performance interprets the music of rock’s most influential groups.

Posted in Editor's Picks

Performing Arts: Big Mama

Performing Arts: Big Mama

20 February 2014

REVIEW: Kathleen Turner blasts through Brecht's 'Mother Courage and Her Children'

Posted in Editor's Picks

Performing Arts: Social Butterflies

Performing Arts: Social Butterflies

05 February 2014

REVIEW: Shakespeare Theatre's 'Importance of Being Earnest' flits and flutters in fun.

Posted in Editor's Picks

Performing Arts: A Voice in the Dark

Performing Arts: A Voice in the Dark

29 January 2014

REVIEW: Studio's 'Tribes' tackles the world of the hearing-impaired and asks us to listen.

Posted in Editor's Picks

Performing Arts: The Tallest Man

Performing Arts: The Tallest Man

27 January 2014

REVIEW: Exploring a giant of a figure in Arena's 'Tallest Tree in the Forest.'

Posted in Editor's Picks

Performing Arts: Silence Is Golden

Performing Arts: Silence Is Golden

21 January 2014

REVIEW: Taking a tight-lipped approach to Shakespeare’s ‘Twelfth Night.’

Posted in Editor's Picks

Performing Arts: With Great Honor

Performing Arts: With Great Honor

16 January 2014

Legendary opera soprano Martina Arroyo opens up on the defining moments of her career.

Posted in Features

Performing Arts: Just as Entertaining as Ever

Performing Arts: Just as Entertaining as Ever

07 January 2014

REVIEW: Signature delivers in Broadway classic ‘Gypsy.’

Posted in Editor's Picks

Performing Arts: All Saints Sunday

Performing Arts: All Saints Sunday

11 December 2013

The Washington Chorus' large-scale "War Requiem" concert left audience frozen with emotion.

Posted in Features

Performing Arts: To the Big Apple

Performing Arts: To the Big Apple

25 November 2013

Hometown star Soloman Howard made his Carnegie Hall debut with the Oratorio Society of New York.

Posted in Features

Performing Arts: Tappin’ the Classics

Performing Arts: Tappin’ the Classics

25 November 2013

REVIEW: In 'Maurice Hines Is Tappin’ Thru Life,’ an autobiography told through dance.

Posted in Editor's Picks

Performing Arts: Mystery Woman

Performing Arts: Mystery Woman

22 November 2013

REVIEW: Keegan’s ‘The Woman in Black’ chills, thrills.

Posted in Editor's Picks

Performing Arts: Viva L’Italia

Performing Arts: Viva L’Italia

07 November 2013

The Washington Bach Consort showcased the Italian influence in Bach's music in season opener.

Posted in Features

Performing Arts: Stuck in the Suburbs

Performing Arts: Stuck in the Suburbs

04 November 2013

REVIEW: Signature explores all-too familiar story in 'Pride in the Falls of Autrey Mill'

Posted in Editor's Picks

Performing Arts: Be Still My Teenaged Heart

Performing Arts: Be Still My Teenaged Heart

28 October 2013

REVIEW: Folger Theatre's 'Romeo and Juliet' captures complexity of young love.

Posted in Features

Performing Arts: Picture Perfect

Performing Arts: Picture Perfect

14 October 2013

REVIEW: Synetic turns Wilde's gothic "Picture of Dorian Gray" inside out.

Posted in Editor's Picks

Performing Arts: A Gospel Celebration

Performing Arts: A Gospel Celebration

13 October 2013

"Abyssinian: A Gospel Celebration" receives its Washington premiere at The Kennedy Center.

Posted in Features

Performing Arts: Celebrating Gospel

Performing Arts: Celebrating Gospel

02 October 2013

Rep. John Lewis, Bill Hearn and Richard Smallwood were honored at the fifth Evolution of Gospel.

Posted in Features

Performing Arts: Aging Gracefully

Performing Arts: Aging Gracefully

02 October 2013

REVIEW: Eric Coble's timely "Velocity of Autumn" grapples with age and family.

Posted in Editor's Picks

Performing Arts: Motor City Memories

Performing Arts: Motor City Memories

24 September 2013

REVIEW: Woolly Mammoth's 'Detroit' brings economic crash into sharp focus.

Posted in Editor's Picks

Performing Arts: Modern Love

Performing Arts: Modern Love

18 September 2013

Michael Kahn directed "Torch Song Trilogy" for Studio Theatre resonates more than 30 years later.

Posted in Editor's Picks

Performing Arts: A Blast from the Past

Performing Arts: A Blast from the Past

04 September 2013

REVIEW: History remembered in Signature Theatre's 'Miss Saigon.'

Posted in Editor's Picks

Performing Arts: So You Think You Can Dance?

Performing Arts: So You Think You Can Dance?

23 July 2013

REVIEW: Scena re-imagines Wilde’s ‘Salomé’ for the Atlas stage.

Posted in Editor's Picks

Performing Arts: Second to None

Performing Arts: Second to None

19 July 2013

REVIEW: Can't-beat laughs in Second City's "America All Better!"

Posted in Editor's Picks

Performing Arts: Gone South

Performing Arts: Gone South

17 July 2013

REVIEW: Few high points in overly hyped “Book of Mormon.”

Posted in Features

Performing Arts: At the White House

Performing Arts: At the White House

17 July 2013

Obama honored members of the arts community with the National Medal of Arts and Humanities.

Posted in Features

Performing Arts: Underground Railroad

Performing Arts: Underground Railroad

09 July 2013

Renowned soprano Kathleen Battle took her audience on a deeply moving spiritual journey.

Posted in Features

Performing Arts: ‘De-Lovely’

Performing Arts: ‘De-Lovely’

20 June 2013

REVIEW: Much to love in Roundabout's 'Anything Goes' at Kennedy Center.

Posted in Editor's Picks

Performing Arts: In Good Company

Performing Arts: In Good Company

10 June 2013

REVIEW: Signature injects fresh life into Sondheim classic.

Posted in Editor's Picks

Performing Arts: Unstoppable Stoppard

Performing Arts: Unstoppable Stoppard

04 June 2013

REVIEW: Despite flawed Studio production, Tom Stoppard’s ‘The Real Thing’ endures.

Posted in Editor's Picks

Performing Arts: Double Duty

Performing Arts: Double Duty

30 May 2013

REVIEW: Delivering a cohesive whole in Shakespeare Theatre Co.’s ‘The Winter’s Tale.’

Posted in Editor's Picks

Performing Arts: That’s a Wrap

Performing Arts: That’s a Wrap

28 May 2013

Washington Bach Consort ends their 35th anniversary season with "Mass in B Minor."

Posted in Features

Performing Arts: Leaping Lords

Performing Arts: Leaping Lords

23 May 2013

REVIEW: Exuberant fight scenes, stand-out performances in Synetic's 'Three Musketeers.'

Posted in Editor's Picks

Performing Arts: Fit for a Royal

Performing Arts: Fit for a Royal

15 May 2013

REVIEW: The City Choir of Washington celebrates the jubilee of Queen Elizabeth II's coronation.

Posted in Features

Performing Arts: Some Enchanted Evening

Performing Arts: Some Enchanted Evening

15 May 2013

REVIEW: Folger's 'Twelfth Night' a whimsical romp through 1915 Ireland.

Posted in Editor's Picks

Performing Arts: Painful Family Secrets

Performing Arts: Painful Family Secrets

08 May 2013

REVIEW: 'Other Desert Cities' effectively portrays wealthy Californians in familial turmoil.

Posted in Editor's Picks

Performing Arts: Dazzling Damrau

Performing Arts: Dazzling Damrau

03 May 2013

Review: Despite battling a cold, soprano Diana Damrau delivers the goods.

Posted in Features

Performing Arts: The Scott Stamp

Performing Arts: The Scott Stamp

29 April 2013

REVIEW: Scott Tucker makes his mark with ambitious program.

Posted in Features

Performing Arts: The Man Behind the Baton

Performing Arts: The Man Behind the Baton

19 April 2013

Robert Shafer talks world premieres, royal occasions and the D.C. choral scene.

Posted in Features

Performing Arts: The Mountaintop

Performing Arts: The Mountaintop

09 April 2013

REVIEW: Arena stage presents commemorative, yet provocative, look at Martin Luther King Jr.'s life.

Posted in Features

Performing Arts: A Fresh New ‘Dolly’

Performing Arts: A Fresh New ‘Dolly’

08 April 2013

REVIEW: Signature/Ford Theater partner in inspired production of classic 'Hello, Dolly!'

Posted in Features

Performing Arts: Closing Time

Performing Arts: Closing Time

05 April 2013

The Folger Consort chose the music of Vienna to close out their season.

Posted in Features

Performing Arts: Family Matters

Performing Arts: Family Matters

02 April 2013

REVIEW: Theater veterans and strong cast deliver surprisingly affective '4000 Miles.'

Posted in Features

Pollywood: Sound Milestone

Pollywood: Sound Milestone

26 March 2013

Jazz pianist Keiko Matsui celebrates 25 years at upcoming S&R Foundation gala.

Posted in Editor's Picks

Performing Arts: Diary in Song

Performing Arts: Diary in Song

25 March 2013

Soprano Arianna Zukerman chats about her latest project based on "The Diary of Anne Frank."

Posted in Features

Performing Arts: The Washington Ballet’s ‘Cinderella’

Performing Arts: The Washington Ballet’s ‘Cinderella’

22 March 2013

Pointe shoes stand in for glass slippers in this adaptation of the classic fairy tale.

Posted in Features

Young & The Guest List: Hot Spots

Young & The Guest List: Hot Spots

14 March 2013

The 40-and-under set speak out on the best of Washington.

Posted in Editor's Picks

Performing Arts: Quite ‘Norma’ to be on Metro

Performing Arts: Quite ‘Norma’ to be on Metro

11 March 2013

Spotted: Opera star Angela Meade on the red line train.

Posted in Around Town

Performing Arts: Drama of ‘Elijah’

Performing Arts: Drama of ‘Elijah’

05 March 2013

The Washington Chorus really brought out the dramatic tones in Mendelssohn's oratorio.

Posted in Features

Performing Arts: Honoring MLK

Performing Arts: Honoring MLK

01 March 2013

The Choral Arts Society of Washington brought Scott Tucker to the stage for the 25th MLK tribute.

Posted in Features

Performing Arts: Coming to Arena Stage

Performing Arts: Coming to Arena Stage

27 February 2013

The 2013-2014 season brings 10 productions, including four world premieres, to the stage.

Posted in Features

Performing Arts: Howard Theatre ‘Friendraiser’

Performing Arts: Howard Theatre ‘Friendraiser’

22 February 2013

The historic arts venue hosted a series of preview events leading up to second annual gala.

Posted in Features

Performing Arts: Wynton Marsalis Returns

Performing Arts: Wynton Marsalis Returns

21 February 2013

The jazz trumpeter celebrated 30 years with WPAS with a dynamic performance at the Ken Cen.

Posted in Features

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