Spring Arts Preview: Performance

February 25, 2020

Noteworthy theater, music and dance happenings in D.C. this spring, assembled by Georgetowner performing arts writer Gary Tischler and cultural editor Richard Selden.

At Arena: Ken Ludwig’s Parents-to-Be Correspond

December 5, 2019

In “Dear Jack, Dear Louise,” the budding young couple communicates by letter onstage — she, writing from a Brooklyn boarding house; he, writing about his life in the Army, stationed first in Oregon.

A London Theater Tour With Arena Stage

December 4, 2019

The tour offered six plays, two operas, three art galleries, a tour of Tate Modern, coffee with an art collector, lunch in the House of Lords, fish and chips at a gastropub and a trip to Shakespeare’s birthplace.

Weekend Round Up September 19, 2019

September 19, 2019

Senate Beer is in season on Saturday at the Heurich House Museum’s Oktoberfest. And on Sunday, things will get outlandishly appetizing on K Street at this year’s Taste of Georgetown.

Weekend Round Up August 22, 2019

August 22, 2019

Get yourselves to Duffy’s Pub tonight, “Mean Girls” Nation! And there will be more trivia (of a general nature) tomorrow night at Alexandria’s Lee-Fendall House.

A Midsummer Night’s Green & Community Leader Awards

July 18, 2019

USGBC National Capital Region’s A Midsummer Night’s Green brings together sustainability advocates from across the DC metro area to toast the best of the best in a local green building. […]

Smith: Now Is the Best Time to Be Making Theater

June 17, 2019

Molly Smith, who spoke in Georgetown on June 13, has done a lot and seen a lot at Arena, taken risks and chances, staged plays that excited, puzzled, outraged and engaged audiences from the start.

LAST CHANCE: This Thursday’s Breakfast With Molly Smith

June 9, 2019

Smith, artistic director of Arena Stage since 1998, will speak at Georgetown Media Group’s June 13 Cultural Leadership Breakfast at 1310 Kitchen & Bar. RSVP to richard@georgetowner.com.

Summer Arts Preview: Performance

May 16, 2019

Highlights of the summer season in theater, opera, music and dance, along with the harder-to-classify By The People and Capital Fringe Festivals.

Helen Hayes Awards: A Portrait of D.C.’s Theater Community


This year’s presentation of the Helen Hayes Awards, the 35th annual, took place on May 13 at the Anthem in the Wharf development.