Artswatch: Smith to Leave Arena Stage, BTS at White House

June 13, 2022

This month’s ArtsWatch features major news from Arena Stage, award winners, dance promotions, and K-pop group BTS.    After 25 Years, Artistic Director Molly Smith to Exit Arena Stage  Artistic Director […]

Women Cultural Leaders: Molly Smith, Artistic Director, Arena Stage

March 14, 2022

Our spring arts preview featured 20 women cultural leaders in Washington, D.C. We wanted to amplify their voices in our online newsletters, spotlighting each of them individually. Our Monday March […]

Spring Arts Preview: D.C.’s Women Cultural Leaders Speak Out

March 7, 2022

In honor of Women’s History Month and our special arts preview issue, we asked area arts leaders what it’s like working at the famed museums and theaters D.C. has to […]

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.

Weekly Arts Round Up, November 19, 2020

November 19, 2020

Among the art exhibitions open for in-person visits is the first display of works by British artist Tacita Dean at Glenstone in Potomac, Maryland.

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, August 13, 2020

August 13, 2020

Starting a two-week run on Monday: Metropolitan Washington Restaurant “Week.” Also on Monday, works of art 12 and 24 feet tall go on view at the reopened Hirshhorn Sculpture Garden.

Arena Stage’s Season of Wilson

September 13, 2019

Running from Sept. 13 to Oct. 26, “Jitney,” technically the first of the 10 plays in August Wilson’s monumental cycle, focuses on the lives and world of black cab drivers confronted with change and gentrification. 

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.