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Julie Kent Takes Center Stage

By Gary Tischler. Photography by Tony Powell. With Thanksgiving come and gone, it is now officially the season of the holidays, most visibly Christmas. The season...

‘She Sings’: A Cathartic Journey

Well known in Georgetown, Washington, D.C., and Nashville, Rebecca Magnuson premiered her musical "She Sings" at the Atlas on Nov 16, singing with depth and height and fire and ice.

LAST CHANCE: Thursday’s Breakfast With Revels Heads

Washington Revels Artistic Director Roberta Gasbarre and Executive Director Greg Lewis will speak at the George Town Club on Nov. 8. RSVP to richard@georgetowner.com.

Haunted Forest: Family Tradition for Scary Fun

“Politics couldn’t get any scarier and people are looking to escape D.C.,” jokes Matt Markoff, who has been running one of the country’s best reviewed...

3 Sopranos, 3 Paths to Violetta of ‘La Traviata’

Italian composer Giuseppe Verdi’s 1853 classic opera “La Traviata” goes way back in time. It’s one of the great operas in the repertoire, showing...

Washington National Opera’s ‘Traviata’

As directed by WNO Artistic Director Francesca Zambello, and conducted at a sometimes frenetic pace by Renato Palumbo, this “Traviata,” running through Oct. 21, delivered the opera’s large store of riches.

Moore’s ‘Fahrenheit 11/9’ Is a Call to Action (photos)

Michael Moore made an appearance at the D.C. premiere of his documentary, "Fahrenheit 11/9," on Sept. 17. The two-hour film is about the 2016 election and the subsequent presidency of Donald Trump.

Weekend Round Up September 6, 2018

This year’s DC Shorts Film Festival runs tonight through Sept. 16, with an opening weekend party on Saturday. Also this Saturday: the Book Hill Gallery Walk.

Sondheim’s ‘Passion’ at Signature

Running through Sept. 23, “Passion” takes something of a commitment, a willingness to open ourselves to feelings not usually accessed by a musical.

Weekend Round Up August 2, 2018

“La donna è mobile” — just ask the Duke of Mantua at Wolf Trap Opera's "Rigoletto" or Sarah Fraser at her live podcast taping on Friday. On Sunday: the Citi Open finals and Signature Theatre’s open house.