‘Shout Sister Shout!’ at Ford’s Theatre Brings Audiences on a Rollercoaster of Successes, Sorrows
Settling into a seat for “Shout Sister Shout!” at Ford’s Theatre, one expects to hear a voice capable of raising the historic rafters: that of Carrie Compere as “Godmother of […]
Ford’s Theatre Presents ‘Shout, Sister, Shout!’
What becomes a legendary artist most is to be celebrated in the art of subsequent generations. The guitar-playing gospel great Sister Rosetta Tharpe (1915-1973) has recently been portrayed in the […]
2023 Helen Hayes Nominations Announced; 37th Awards Show Returns Live at Anthem May 22
And now, returning live, let’s give it up! For the first time since the pandemic began the Helen Hayes Awards will be returning live for a 37th Awards gala at […]
Weekend Round Up, Nov. 17 – 20
The final weekend before the true hustle and bustle of the holidays awaits. Enjoy some seasonal magic at Ford’s Theatre and check out the opening weekend of DC Holiday Lights. […]
Fall Arts Preview: Performing Arts
OPERA The D.C. United stadium will become a square in Seville when Washington National Opera brings “Carmen” to Audi Field for this fall’s free Opera on the Field (Sept. 25). […]
The Ultimate Thanksgiving Weekend Roundup
Happy Thanksgiving! For those staying in town this weekend, we put together a smorgasbord of great options for the whole family, close friends or just for a solo jaunt. Whether […]
Weekly Arts Round Up, April 15, 2021
Ford’s is presenting a radio play and GALA will reopen with a show about radio plays. This Saturday: a streamed performance by the Thalea String Quartet.
Weekly Arts Round Up, March 18, 2021
This Saturday, Olympic gold medalist Laurie Hernandez will be the special guest at the National Archives Museum’s virtual pajama party.
Weekly Arts Round Up, December 17, 2020
Art is on view and on sale at Washington Printmakers Gallery and Glen Echo Park. Streaming this weekend: virtual Christmas concerts.
Pandemic Forces Performing Arts Leaders to Rethink
The Georgetowner asked leading figures in D.C. theater to suggest silver linings of the pandemic, even as it has stolen the livelihood of countless arts workers and threatened the very future of many performing arts organizations.