ROCK OF AGES – TENTH ANNIVERSARY TOUR

June 18, 2019

Broadway’s Best Party is turning up the volume to ten! Nominated for five Tony Awards, Rock of Ages captures the iconic era of 1980s Hollywood. Featuring the music of hit […]

CARACALLA DANCE THEATRE: ONE THOUSAND AND ONE NIGHTS

June 12, 2019

The “king of the musical theater world in the Middle East” (The Washington Post) makes its debut at Wolf Trap with a grand musical and balletic trilogy. One Thousand and […]

Performance Arts Preview

September 12, 2018

By Gary Tischler and Richard Selden OPERA Verdi’s ever-popular “La traviata” — his musical tribute to the life and especially death of every courtesan that ever entranced a swain and […]

Folger Celebrates Shakespeare’s Birthday with Open House (photos)

April 23, 2018

William Shakespeare is arguably the worlds most famous playwright, and deserves to have his birthday celebrated accordingly. Hundreds came to celebrate the 454th anniversary of William Shakespeare’s birth at the […]

Spring Arts Preview

February 21, 2018

By Ari Post and Richard Selden VISUAL ARTS SMITHSONIAN AMERICAN ART MUSEUM Do Ho Suh: Almost Home March 16 – August 5 Internationally renowned for his “fabric architecture,” which explores […]

Bessie and Nina Take The Stage

September 13, 2017

Washington theatergoers are enjoying the serendipitous opportunity this fall of seeing and experiencing productions about Bessie Smith and Nina Simone, two of the most compelling figures in the annals of […]

‘Hedwig’ Comes to Washington

June 21, 2017

The Kennedy Center’s musical summer or summer of musicals seems at once familiar — four smash musical hits — and a little dissonant. The dissonance with the four road-show musicals […]