Weekly Arts Round Up, April 15, 2021

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

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

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

September 15, 2020

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.

Mostly Virtual Arts Round Up, July 23, 2020

July 23, 2020

The zoo gates are opening on Connecticut Avenue and the hangar doors are going up (so to speak) in Chantilly. But don’t put your screens away yet.

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.

‘Silent Sky’ at Ford’s Theatre

February 13, 2020

Running through Feb. 23, the play, about pioneering woman astronomer Henrietta Leavitt, is about something much simpler: the timeless struggle between career and family.

Weekend Round Up October 24, 2019

October 24, 2019

Plenty of macaroni will get its cheese on in Buzzard Point on Saturday. And it’s your last chance to see “Stormy Weather” at the Atlas and “Fences” at Ford’s.

Helen Hayes Nominees Announced

February 6, 2019

If you look at the data enmeshed in the announcement of the 2019 nominees, you get a pretty good sense of our local theater community — how it’s changed, its growth, its pulsating diversity and to some extent its uniqueness.

‘Twelve Angry Men’ at Ford’s


Directed by Sheldon Epps and running through Feb. 17, the production has added another layer to the proceedings. Six members of the cast are African American.