OnStage, Georgetown: July and August Shows

June 27, 2024

By Mark Edelman July and August offer audiences a wonderful smorgasbord of Broadway musicals, along with some top-drawer dramas and a comedy. Enjoy a summer gasp of theater in air-conditioned […]

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: Getting Hot for Plays, Musicals

April 24, 2024

By Mark Edelman Summer is on its way. Before it gets too hot in Washington, buy your tickets (and air-conditioned comfort) to these plays and musicals around town. AMM(I)GONE    […]

The Georgetowner’s Spring 2024 Theater Guide 

April 10, 2024

 ONGOING …  At Arena Stage, Trip Cullman directs “Unknown Soldier,” the last musical by “Bloody Bloody Andrew Jackson” composer Michael Friedman, with lyrics by Friedman and Daniel Goldstein, who wrote […]

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 […]

Onstage, Georgetown: March Into These Shows

February 21, 2024

Onstage, Georgetown by Mark Edelman Maybe it comes in like a lion, maybe it doesn’t. Either way, it’s the perfect time to check out these plays and musical in and […]

Artswatch : Rubenstein Leaves KenCen; NGA’s Cornell Trove; Helen Hayes Nominations

February 14, 2024

Rubenstein to Conclude Kennedy Center Chairmanship   Chair of the Kennedy Center’s board of trustees since 2010, philanthropist David M. Rubenstein, co-founder of the Carlyle Group global investment firm, will step […]

Spring Performing Arts  Preview


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 […]

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 […]