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Weekend Round Up September 5, 2019

The Reach Opening Festival, celebrating the Kennedy Center’s dramatic new pavilions, runs from Saturday, Sept. 7, to Sunday, Sept. 22.

A Pertinent, Impertinent ‘Cabaret’ in Olney

The production, directed with jazz-matazz, great heart and theatrical empathy by Alan Paul, is at the Olney Theatre Center through Oct. 6. 

Arvind Manocha’s Wolf Trap: Always a Good Evening

It’s a rainy Wednesday afternoon in Vienna, Virginia, and Arvind Manocha, the president of Wolf Trap, is expecting some 7,000 music lovers for Sting’s...

Weekend Round Up August 29, 2019

Justice Ginsburg, David McCullough and José Andrés will be at the National Book Festival on Saturday. And the portcullis will be hoisted this weekend of the Maryland Renaissance Festival.

202Creates Showcases D.C.’s Creative Economy

The initiative is led by Angie Gates, director of the Office of Cable Television, Film, Music and Entertainment. September is the designated month of celebration, but there are ongoing programs to support local creatives.

Coming Up: Gero’s Falstaff at the Folger

Ed Gero will be Sir John Falstaff, the bug-of-belly soldier, roustabout and kind of tutor to the young heir to the English throne, in “Henry IV, Part One” at Folger Theatre. The show runs from Sept. 9 to Oct. 13.

Weekend Round Up August 22, 2019

Get yourselves to Duffy’s Pub tonight, “Mean Girls” Nation! And there will be more trivia (of a general nature) tomorrow night at Alexandria’s Lee-Fendall House.

Actors Gone: Fonda, Hauer and Torn

Movie and TV show casts are filled out by actors and actresses who are not stars but who are as necessary as stars, and who at times deliver the moment or the role that becomes indelible.

Weekend Round Up August 15, 2019

This Sunday is Signature Theatre’s annual open house and season preview. Looking for something active? Try baby goat yoga on Saturday morning, then ping-pong lessons after lunch.

Weekend Round Up August 8, 2019

In Virginia, it’s Festival Weekend at the American Shakespeare Center in Stanton and Sir Ringo is playing two shows at Wolf Trap.