Going Out Guide: Theater


Posted at 11:59 AM ET, 12/27/2012

Washington theater in January

Old acquaintances are hardly being forgotten in 2013 with fresh adaptations of beloved tales.

By Stephanie Merry  |  11:59 AM ET, 12/27/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Theater

Posted at 10:26 AM ET, 12/06/2012

Woolly Mammoth offers on-site babysitting

Parents can see the Pajama Men without worrying what to do with the kids.

By Stephanie Merry  |  10:26 AM ET, 12/06/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Theater

Posted at 03:37 PM ET, 12/04/2012

So, how many times can you die in Dog & Pony’s ‘A Killing Game?’

It depends on how your cards are dealt.

By Maura Judkis  |  03:37 PM ET, 12/04/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Theater

Posted at 12:01 PM ET, 10/10/2012

Fall Fringe tickets are on sale

There are 13 shows to choose from, including some by familiar talent.

By Stephanie Merry  |  12:01 PM ET, 10/10/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Theater

Posted at 11:19 AM ET, 09/26/2012

Opera in the Outfield at Nats Park: What to know before’s Saturday’s ‘Don Giovanni’ show

Where to park, eat and party before the free simulcast of ‘Don Giovanni’

By Lavanya Ramanathan  |  11:19 AM ET, 09/26/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Events, Events, Music, Music, Theater

Posted at 11:52 AM ET, 09/25/2012

“Whorehouse” cheap at Signature Theatre through Oct. 7

Discount tickets for Signature Theatre’s “Best Little Whorehouse in Texas” are on sale for $38.

By Amy Joyce  |  11:52 AM ET, 09/25/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Theater

Posted at 03:20 PM ET, 09/10/2012

More free performances at Shakespeare Theatre

Happenings at the Harman, the free lunch hour performance series, now includes monthly nighttime performances.

By Stephanie Merry  |  03:20 PM ET, 09/10/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Theater

Posted at 11:37 AM ET, 08/23/2012

Win Shakespeare Free for All tickets during today’s Got Plans? chat

Forget waiting in line for free Shakespeare tickets — the Going Out Gurus are giving away seats during today’s Got Plans? chat.

By Fritz Hahn  |  11:37 AM ET, 08/23/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Theater

Posted at 12:37 PM ET, 07/24/2012

Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak joins Mike Daisey for post-‘The Agony and Ecstasy of Steve Jobs’ Q&A

The Apple co-founder will participate in a post-show discussion after the Aug. 4 performance of Daisey’s controversial “The Agony and the Ecstasy of Steve Jobs.”

By Alex Baldinger  |  12:37 PM ET, 07/24/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Theater

Posted at 05:53 PM ET, 07/11/2012

Capital Fringe Festival arrives

The time has come for wacky theater.

By Stephanie Merry  |  05:53 PM ET, 07/11/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Theater

Posted at 03:31 PM ET, 06/12/2012

Week in reviews: A cultural round-up

See what Washington Post critics and writers are saying about theater, art, music and more.

By Stephanie Merry  |  03:31 PM ET, 06/12/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Museums, Theater, Museums

Posted at 03:36 PM ET, 06/08/2012

Capital Fringe Festival announces 2012 performances

Get a peek at the full slate of nearly 130 shows.

By Going Out Guide staff  |  03:36 PM ET, 06/08/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Theater

Posted at 10:46 AM ET, 06/04/2012

On stage in June

By Stephanie Merry  |  10:46 AM ET, 06/04/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Theater

Posted at 02:39 PM ET, 05/10/2012

Woolly Mammoth hosts Simpsons-themed trivia

Test your Springfield knowledge when the theater teams up with Trivia Kings in conjunction with the show “Mr. Burns, A Post-Electric Play.”

By Stephanie Merry  |  02:39 PM ET, 05/10/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Theater, Events

Posted at 03:05 PM ET, 05/02/2012

D.C. theater preview: “Metamorphoses,” “Xanadu” and “The Music Man” on stage in May

The Tony nominations prove Washington theater is buzzing. This month is a good time to see what the fuss is about.

By Stephanie Merry  |  03:05 PM ET, 05/02/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Theater

Posted at 05:02 PM ET, 04/27/2012

Fringe Festival 2012: First look

The skyline of the Fort Fringe landscape will be slightly different this year.

By Stephanie Merry  |  05:02 PM ET, 04/27/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Theater

Posted at 09:48 AM ET, 04/24/2012

Helen Hayes Award winners: Where to see them now

Check out some of last night’s big winners.

By Stephanie Merry  |  09:48 AM ET, 04/24/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Theater

Posted at 10:00 AM ET, 04/05/2012

‘Arias With a Twist’: A drag fever dream at Woolly Mammoth

Ease into the Basil Twist Festival with a surreal romp with drag performer Joey Arias

By Lavanya Ramanathan  |  10:00 AM ET, 04/05/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Theater, Events

Posted at 12:28 PM ET, 04/02/2012

On stage in April

There’s plenty of intriguing theater in the wings.

By Stephanie Merry  |  12:28 PM ET, 04/02/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Theater

Posted at 11:03 AM ET, 03/28/2012

Paige Hernandez joins the Going Out Gurus in this week’s Got Plans?

By Lavanya Ramanathan  |  11:03 AM ET, 03/28/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Theater | Tags:  Got Plans?

Posted at 02:51 PM ET, 03/27/2012

Mya performs in DC Tap Fest and more arts events for April

The Washington native and former student at the Knock on Wood tap studio get back to her roots this weekend. Get the details on this event and more in these picks for March and April arts happenings.

By Erin Williams  |  02:51 PM ET, 03/27/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Theater, Free and Cheap, Museums, Misc.

Posted at 02:15 PM ET, 03/06/2012

Next season at the Kennedy Center: ‘Book of Mormon,’ Nordic Cool

The breakout Broadway musical, “War Horse” and more top the next season.

By Lavanya Ramanathan  |  02:15 PM ET, 03/06/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Events, Theater

Posted at 06:25 PM ET, 03/05/2012

Theater comings and goings this week

This week is your last chance to see “Civilization (All You Can Eat)” at Woolly Mammoth Theatre, and it’s also a good time to get tickets for upcoming shows, including “Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom” at Georgetown University.

By Amy Orndorff  |  06:25 PM ET, 03/05/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Theater

Posted at 06:02 PM ET, 03/01/2012

On stage in March

March is all about movement on area stages with talented tap dancers, imaginative ballet and a rousing puppetry makeover of “Petrushka.”

By Stephanie Merry  |  06:02 PM ET, 03/01/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Theater

Posted at 03:05 PM ET, 02/28/2012

Intersections festival highlights and giveaway

The fest at Atlas Performing Arts Center include theater inspired by “The Miseducation of Lauryn Hill,” and Stravinsky re-envisioned as big band.

By Lavanya Ramanathan  |  03:05 PM ET, 02/28/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Theater

Posted at 02:04 PM ET, 02/21/2012

Theater comings and goings this week

This week is your last chance to see “Elephant Room” at Arena Stage. It’s also a good time to get tickets for upcoming shows, including “Brother Russia” at Signature Theatre.

By Amy Orndorff  |  02:04 PM ET, 02/21/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Theater

Posted at 03:42 PM ET, 02/17/2012

WSC Avant Bard to host Klingon casting call

By Lavanya Ramanathan  |  03:42 PM ET, 02/17/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Theater

Posted at 12:23 PM ET, 02/06/2012

Theater comings and goings this week

This week is your last chance to see Washington Stage Guild’s “Amelia, a Story of Abiding Love,” and it’s also a good time to get tickets for upcoming shows, including “You’re a Good Man, Charlie Brown” at Olney Theatre Center.

By Amy Orndorff  |  12:23 PM ET, 02/06/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Theater

Posted at 10:08 AM ET, 02/02/2012

On stage in February: ‘P.Nokio,’ Twyla Tharp, ‘New Jerusalem’

The theme of February theater appears to be growing up.

By Stephanie Merry  |  10:08 AM ET, 02/02/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Theater

Posted at 05:33 PM ET, 01/30/2012

Theater comings and goings this week

This week is your last chance to see “Hairspray” at Signature Theatre, and it’s also a good time to get tickets for upcoming shows, including “Civilization (All You Can Eat)” at Woolly Mammoth.

By Amy Orndorff  |  05:33 PM ET, 01/30/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Theater

Posted at 05:32 PM ET, 01/23/2012

Theater comings and goings this week

This week is your last chance to see “The Religion Thing” at Theater J, and it’s also a good time to get tickets for upcoming shows, including “Anna in the Tropics” at GALA.

By Amy Orndorff  |  05:32 PM ET, 01/23/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Theater

Posted at 11:28 AM ET, 01/17/2012

Theater comings and goings this week

This week is your last chance to see “Barber and Barberillo,” and it’s also a good time to get tickets for upcoming shows, including “Really Really” at Signature Theatre.

By Amy Orndorff  |  11:28 AM ET, 01/17/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Theater

Posted at 11:03 AM ET, 01/11/2012

“Fela!” returns to D.C.’s Warner Theatre

The popular musical, which dramatizes the life of Ni­ger­ian singer and activist Fela Kuti, plays a brief run at the Warner Theatre.

By Lavanya Ramanathan  |  11:03 AM ET, 01/11/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Theater

Posted at 04:22 PM ET, 01/09/2012

Theater comings and goings this week

This week is your last chance to see “Billy Elliot the Musical” and it’s also a good time to get tickets for upcoming shows, including “The Snowy Day” and “Red.”

By Amy Orndorff  |  04:22 PM ET, 01/09/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Theater

Posted at 11:30 AM ET, 01/06/2012

The year ahead with the kids

Make 2012 the year you expose your kids to theater and art.

By Amy Joyce  |  11:30 AM ET, 01/06/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Museums, Events, Theater

Posted at 01:25 PM ET, 01/05/2012

Looking ahead: Must-see arts and culture in 2012

A National Cherry Blossom Festival that blooms bigger and a touchy-feely exhibition at the Hirshhorn top our list of most-anticipated cultural events.

By Stephanie Merry and Lavanya Ramanathan  |  01:25 PM ET, 01/05/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Museums, Theater

Posted at 05:01 PM ET, 01/04/2012

Arts briefs: ‘Hairspray,’ ‘30 Americans’

In the new year, go behind the scenes at Signature Theatre and learn about model-airplane building.

By Erin Williams  |  05:01 PM ET, 01/04/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Events, Museums, Theater

Posted at 01:20 PM ET, 12/30/2011

Entertain the family during the long weekend

Family-friendly ideas for filling up your three-day weekend.

By Stephanie Merry  |  01:20 PM ET, 12/30/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Museums, Events, Holiday, Theater | Tags:  Holiday 2011

Posted at 03:11 PM ET, 12/28/2011

Looking back: Five arts moments we loved

From Warhol to water-logged theatrics, here’s a round-up of what we loved in 2011.

By Stephanie Merry and Lavanya Ramanathan  |  03:11 PM ET, 12/28/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Misc., Museums, Theater

Posted at 01:49 PM ET, 12/27/2011

Theater comings and goings this week

A wordless “Romeo and Juliet” and three takes on “Christmas Carol” are four of the shows closing this week.

By Amy Orndorff  |  01:49 PM ET, 12/27/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Holiday, Theater

Posted at 02:55 PM ET, 12/22/2011

On stage in January

This month you can catch the premiere of the romantic Civil War odyssey “Amelia,” see the musical farce “La Cage aux Folles” at the Kennedy Center and meditate on Mark Rothko at Arena Stage.

By Stephanie Merry  |  02:55 PM ET, 12/22/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Theater

Posted at 01:05 PM ET, 12/20/2011

New horizons for Lincoln Theatre, new digs for HR-57

Two local entertainment venues are looking at big changes in coming weeks.

By Jess Righthand and Fritz Hahn  |  01:05 PM ET, 12/20/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Movies, Theater, Music

Posted at 03:01 PM ET, 12/19/2011

Theater comings and goings this week

This week is your last chance to see seven area shows and your chance to get tickets to two very different shows about relationships.

By Amy Orndorff  |  03:01 PM ET, 12/19/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Theater

Posted at 12:31 PM ET, 12/12/2011

Theater comings and goings this week

This week is your last chance to see three area shows and your chance to get tickets to a Christmas alternative.

By Amy Orndorff  |  12:31 PM ET, 12/12/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Theater

Posted at 11:36 AM ET, 12/08/2011

Get a sneak peek of ‘Red’ and ‘Ann’

See what all the anticipation is about with previews of “Red” and “Ann.”

By Stephanie Merry  |  11:36 AM ET, 12/08/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Theater

Posted at 02:25 PM ET, 12/06/2011

Share your most embarrassing status update to win “e-Geaux (beta)” tickets

Win tickets to the Fringe Festival favorite by sharing your most cringe-inducing Facebook status update.

By Fritz Hahn  |  02:25 PM ET, 12/06/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Theater, Free and Cheap

Posted at 11:50 AM ET, 12/06/2011

On stage in December

There’s more in area theaters this month than familiar holiday titles.

By Stephanie Merry  |  11:50 AM ET, 12/06/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Theater

Posted at 12:37 PM ET, 12/05/2011

Theater comings and goings this week

Theater buffs, take note: This week is your last chance to see five area productions, and your chance to get tickets to a new show.

By Amy Orndorff  |  12:37 PM ET, 12/05/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Theater | Tags:  theater

Posted at 02:10 PM ET, 11/30/2011

Coming soon to a ballet near you: the Racing Presidents

Let me cut right to the chase: The Washington Nationals Racing Presidents will perform in the the Washington Ballet’s “The Nutcracker” for one night only.

By Alex Baldinger  |  02:10 PM ET, 11/30/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Theater, Holiday | Tags:  Holiday 2011

Posted at 02:00 PM ET, 11/30/2011

Arts briefs: Yule Fest, American Musical Voices Project

Our picks for offbeat arts events this week also include making your own Japanese wrapping paper and holiday voices at the Kennedy Center.

By Erin Williams  |  02:00 PM ET, 11/30/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Holiday, Theater | Tags:  Holiday 2011

Posted at 04:09 PM ET, 11/15/2011

Revisit ‘Passing Strange’ at Studio with Stew

Fans of the border-hopping, stereotype-defying rock musical, which ran last year at Studio Theatre, get the next best thing to the Broadway show: the performer himself.

By Lavanya Ramanathan  |  04:09 PM ET, 11/15/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Theater, Events, Misc.

Posted at 12:30 PM ET, 11/09/2011

Give to the Max, support local arts

Here’s a good time to get your charitable giving on and help some of the institutions that make the area so entertaining.

By Alex Baldinger  |  12:30 PM ET, 11/09/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Museums, Theater, Misc.

Posted at 12:30 PM ET, 11/07/2011

Dishing with guest Gurus Vijai Nathan and Sheldon Scott

Before they join us Thursday at 1 p.m., they dish about their shows and favorite watering holes.

By Lavanya Ramanathan  |  12:30 PM ET, 11/07/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Theater, Misc. | Tags:  Got Plans

Posted at 12:25 PM ET, 11/01/2011

Fall Fringe: Bring on the laughs

Favorites from the Capital Fringe Festivals past skew lighthearted this fall.

By Lavanya Ramanathan  |  12:25 PM ET, 11/01/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Theater | Tags:  Fringe

Posted at 12:16 PM ET, 11/01/2011

On stage in November

This month promises dependable entertainment with familiar productions at area theaters.

By Stephanie Merry  |  12:16 PM ET, 11/01/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Theater

Posted at 09:35 AM ET, 09/29/2011

On stage in October

In October on area stages, good things come in pairs — two versions of “Othello,” a couple of Arthur Miller productions and a duet of shows about film legends.

By Stephanie Merry  |  09:35 AM ET, 09/29/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Theater

Posted at 02:06 PM ET, 09/23/2011

Weekend Update: Get ready for Oktoberfest

By Brandon Weigel  |  02:06 PM ET, 09/23/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Events, Movies, Museums, Music, Theater

Posted at 12:46 PM ET, 09/15/2011

Plan your weekend: International arts, H Street Festival

Travel the world with Chinese arts at the Kennedy Center or the All Roads Film Festival.

By Brandon Weigel  |  12:46 PM ET, 09/15/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Events, Theater, Music

Posted at 09:00 AM ET, 08/31/2011

On stage in September

Can you hear that? It’s the sounds of September on local stages — from Afrobeat at Harman Hall to musical standards at the Kennedy Center. As for Synetic Theater, silence is golden.

By Stephanie Merry  |  09:00 AM ET, 08/31/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Theater

Posted at 05:31 PM ET, 08/25/2011

Playwright Deb Margolin discusses ‘Imagining Madoff’

The playwright talks about getting into the head of the Ponzi schemer, what she’ll be working on next and her unexpected clairvoyance.

By Stephanie Merry  |  05:31 PM ET, 08/25/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Theater

Posted at 02:43 PM ET, 08/24/2011

A fond farewell to Cherry Red Productions

In honor of the wacky and debauched theater company, we look back on some of its memorable productions.

By Stephanie Merry  |  02:43 PM ET, 08/24/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Theater

Posted at 11:44 AM ET, 08/18/2011

Win tickets to the Shakespeare Free For All

Join us for the Got Plans? chat at 1 and enter to win tickets to “Julius Caesar.”

By Stephanie Merry  |  11:44 AM ET, 08/18/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Theater

Posted at 04:51 PM ET, 08/16/2011

Anti-gay violence in play ‘Stop Kiss’ hits close to home

After Columbia Heights attack, No Rules Theatre’s season opener takes on new resonance. The theater is scheduling post-show talkbacks.

By Lavanya Ramanathan  |  04:51 PM ET, 08/16/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Theater, Events

Posted at 09:30 AM ET, 08/04/2011

Free and cheap theater

Here's the scoop on how to enjoy theater in August for $20 or less. 

By Stephanie Merry  |  09:30 AM ET, 08/04/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Theater

Posted at 06:03 PM ET, 08/01/2011

On stage in August

On the local theater scene, it’s going to be a month of happy returns and fond farewells.

By Stephanie Merry  |  06:03 PM ET, 08/01/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Theater, Theater

Posted at 10:25 AM ET, 07/14/2011

More from the Capital Fringe Festival

Get the latest on reviews and news from the massive theater fest.

By Maura Judkis  |  10:25 AM ET, 07/14/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Theater | Tags:  Fringe

Posted at 12:03 PM ET, 07/12/2011

Capital Fringe: Highlights from the first few days

Check out what critics are saying about "Gallantry,” “Illuminopolis” and more shows from the first few days of the festival.

By Lavanya Ramanathan  |  12:03 PM ET, 07/12/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Theater, Events | Tags:  Fringe

Posted at 11:53 AM ET, 07/07/2011

Get to Know a Capital Fringe Show: ‘Twisted’

Find out more about a new Capital Fringe show inspired by greeting cards.

By Lavanya Ramanathan  |  11:53 AM ET, 07/07/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Events, Theater | Tags:  Fringe

Posted at 05:56 PM ET, 07/06/2011

The Capital Fringe Festival Preview: What to See

Stumped by the 120-plus choices? The Gurus break it down, whether you’re looking for laughs, or a puppet musical.

By Stephanie Merry and Lavanya Ramanathan  |  05:56 PM ET, 07/06/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Events, Theater | Tags:  Fringe

Posted at 11:15 AM ET, 07/06/2011

Get to know a Capital Fringe show: ‘On the Rag to Riches’

Find out more about one of the new Capital Fringe Festival productions, put together by an angry young woman and her band.

By Lavanya Ramanathan  |  11:15 AM ET, 07/06/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Events, Theater | Tags:  Fringe

Posted at 11:24 AM ET, 07/05/2011

Get to know a Capital Fringe show: ‘Between Takeoff and Landing’

Find out more about one of the new Capital Fringe Festival productions: a true tale of being stranded in tiny Gander, Newfoundland, after the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks.

By Lavanya Ramanathan  |  11:24 AM ET, 07/05/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Theater | Tags:  Fringe

Posted at 03:39 PM ET, 07/01/2011

Get to know a Capital Fringe show

We get to the bottom of five new Capital Fringe shows.

By Lavanya Ramanathan  |  03:39 PM ET, 07/01/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Theater, Events | Tags:  Fringe

Posted at 12:24 PM ET, 06/30/2011

On stage in July

A look at the theater performances during the month ahead.

By Stephanie Merry  |  12:24 PM ET, 06/30/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Theater

Posted at 02:21 PM ET, 06/17/2011

Get a sneak peek at the Capital Fringe Festival

Performances will be announced Monday, when tickets go on sale. But you can browse the offerings early.

By Lavanya Ramanathan, Stephanie Merry and Amy Orndorff  |  02:21 PM ET, 06/17/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Theater

Posted at 11:15 AM ET, 06/16/2011

‘Follies’ goes to Broadway

The show, about a group of former performance stars waxing nostalgic on their past stage days, is headed to the Marquis Theatre in New York for a limited run.

By Erin Williams  |  11:15 AM ET, 06/16/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Theater

Posted at 11:44 AM ET, 06/10/2011

Source Festival kicks off today

From “artistic blind dates” to 10-minute plays, the performing arts festival makes for good fun this month.

By Lavanya Ramanathan and Stephanie Merry  |  11:44 AM ET, 06/10/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Theater

Posted at 04:23 PM ET, 05/31/2011

On stage in June

A look at what’s happening in Washington theater during the month ahead.

By Stephanie Merry  |  04:23 PM ET, 05/31/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Theater

Posted at 03:52 PM ET, 04/28/2011

On stage in May

Get the scoop on what plays and performances come to area theaters this month.

By Stephanie Merry  |  03:52 PM ET, 04/28/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Theater

Posted at 04:45 PM ET, 04/26/2011

See the Helen Hayes winners

After last night’s Helen Hayes Award winners were announced, we offer chances to see some of the winners.

By Stephanie Merry  |  04:45 PM ET, 04/26/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Theater

Posted at 04:02 PM ET, 04/18/2011

‘Clybourne Park’: Last year’s hit, this year’s Pulitzer winner

And Bruce Norris’s biting race play is coming back to Woolly.

By Lavanya Ramanathan  |  04:02 PM ET, 04/18/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Theater

Posted at 07:48 PM ET, 04/06/2011

What will be open if there’s a federal shutdown?

The news on museums, theaters, and more.

By Going Out Guide staff  |  07:48 PM ET, 04/06/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Events, Theater, Museums

Posted at 03:30 PM ET, 03/31/2011

Onstage in April

Highlights for what’s on Washington area stages during the weeks ahead.

By Stephanie Merry  |  03:30 PM ET, 03/31/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Theater

Posted at 12:45 PM ET, 03/31/2011

Win tickets to Blue Man Group in today’s Got Plans? chat

Join us for today’s Got Plans? chat and get in the running to score two tickets to the monochromatic men. All you have to do is tell us the most fun thing you’ve ever skipped work for.

By Jess Righthand  |  12:45 PM ET, 03/31/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Theater, Events, Misc.

Posted at 01:16 PM ET, 03/29/2011

Capital Fringe festival ticket price to rise

Capital Fringe raises ticket price for the first time in six years.

By Lavanya Ramanathan  |  01:16 PM ET, 03/29/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Theater

Posted at 01:40 PM ET, 03/15/2011

Maximum India festival: How to spend the final days

The Kennedy Center’s festival is winding down. Here are some of the best free offerings, from a show channeling Bollywood’s hip-shaking song-and-dance culture, to a closing party helmed by rapper Panjabi MC.

By Lavanya Ramanathan  |  01:40 PM ET, 03/15/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Events, Theater, Music

Posted at 01:04 PM ET, 03/10/2011

'Billy Elliot,' Cate Blanchett, Central Europe top Kennedy Center's 2011-12 season

The upcoming season is brimming with highlights, including efforts to draw in “Millennials”

By Lavanya Ramanathan  |  01:04 PM ET, 03/10/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Theater

Posted at 12:40 PM ET, 03/10/2011

Maximum India at the Kennedy Center: What to see this week

A look at what’s on

By Lavanya Ramanathan  |  12:40 PM ET, 03/10/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Going Out Gurus, Theater, Theater