DC Artswatch: Plans and Reopenings

June 17, 2020

Washington Performing Arts Going Virtual

High-profile music presenter Washington Performing Arts announced a season of “multi-faceted virtual packages” called “Home Delivery Plus,” launching in early 2021. Subscriptions and pay-per-view tickets are to go on sale after Labor Day. Performers will …

Cultural Distancing Marches On

May 28, 2020

Even as Washington, D.C., and other cities begin a phased reopening, the prospects for cultural institutions to salvage their summer performances, talks and exhibitions — not to mention their fall plans — are fading.

Wolf Trap National Park for the …

Spring Arts Preview: Performance

February 25, 2020


If you want to know what’s up at the Shakespeare Theatre Company under new Artistic Director Simon Godwin, you can get a fair idea with two current productions: “The Amen Corner,” a rousing gospel play by James Baldwin, directed …

Arts With an Impact on H St. NE

October 23, 2019

“I, too, wore a hard hat,” said Douglas Yeuell, executive director of the Atlas Performing Arts Center, the speaker at Georgetown Media Group’s Oct. 17 Cultural Leadership Breakfast. Yeuell headed Joy of Motion Dance Center during the $20-plus-million transformation of …

Weekend Round Up July 18, 2019

July 18, 2019

This weekend, you can feast on Chesapeake Bay cuisine on the roof of Charlie Palmer Steak, then taste rosés from around the world at Ris and French wines at Anderson House. Saturday is the annual Day of Archaeology Festival and

Spring Arts Preview: Performance

March 7, 2019


No upcoming D.C. theater event is probably more of interest to local theatergoers than the Shakespeare Theatre Company’s landmark production of “The Oresteia” by Aeschylus, the only surviving trilogy from the ancient Greeks, a trio of plays — “Agamemnon,” …