Onstage, Georgetown: June’s Cool Entertainments

May 23, 2024

By Mark Edelman Now that summer’s almost here, why not enjoy these plays and musicals in air-conditioned comfort (except for Wolf Trap, of course, which offers its own natural pleasures). […]

Onstage, Georgetown: Plays Are Blooming

March 27, 2024

By Mark Edelman April showers may come your way, along with the tail end of those lovely cherry blossoms. Meanwhile, these plays are blooming in the coming months at theaters […]

Spring Performing Arts  Preview

February 14, 2024

Duke Ellington 125   Born and raised in Washington, D.C., orchestra leader and composer Edward Kennedy Ellington was nicknamed “Duke” early on for his sense of style. These events celebrate the […]

The Georgetowner’s 2023 Holiday Theater Guide

November 8, 2023

LAST CHANCE THIS MONTH …   You can put on the Ritz with Dr. Frankenstein (“It’s pronounced Franken-STEEN!”) and his monster, but not for long. The Little Theatre of Alexandria’s production […]

Fall Performing Arts Preview

September 13, 2023

DANCE   Partnering with Dupont Underground, The Washington Ballet will pop down for four pop-up performances (Sept. 28, 29 and 30). TWB’s main fall event, “Such Sweet Thunder: An Evening Inspired […]

2023 Helen Hayes Nominations Announced; 37th Awards Show Returns Live at Anthem May 22

February 9, 2023

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 […]

Fall Arts Preview: Performing Arts

September 14, 2022

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). […]

ROUND HOUSE THEATRE KICKS OFF SEASON WITH REGIONAL PREMIERE & SPIRITED ADAPTATION OF DON QUIXOTE QUIXOTE NUEVO FEATURING TEJANO MUSIC, BILINGUAL WORDPLAY & PUPPETRY

September 2, 2021

ROUND HOUSE THEATRE KICKS OFF SEASON WITH REGIONAL PREMIERE & SPIRITED ADAPTATION OF DON QUIXOTE QUIXOTE NUEVO FEATURING TEJANO MUSIC, BILINGUAL WORDPLAY & PUPPETRY September 8 – October 3 in Reopened […]

Quixote Nuevo

July 16, 2021

MUSIC-FILLED MODERN EPIC Quixote Nuevo By Octavio Solis Directed by Lisa Portes | Regional Premiere SEP 8 – OCT 3, 2021 “Make room for Quixote Nuevo,” raves The Boston Globe. […]

The Great Leap


SOCIO-POLITICAL FABLE The Great Leap By Lauren Yee Directed by Jennifer Chang NOV 10 – DEC 5, 2021 | Regional Premiere It’s 1989, the San Francisco University basketball team is […]