“Aladdin” opens on Broadway

"Animated" doesn't begin to describe the frantic, screwball version of Disney's "Aladdin" that opened Thursday night on Broadway at the New Amsterdam Theatre.

Next Season Preview: Signature Theatre

Lucky No. 7 in our series of theater previews occurs today with an exploration of the 2014-15 season at Arlington’s Signature Theatre.  It’s a lineup that includes three world premiere musicals (Get ready, “Diner” and Sheryl Crow fans!); one world-premiere revue (for you Sondheim-o-philes); three musical revivals (Wilkommen, bienvenue, etc…) and the regional premiere of a […]

Next Season Preview: Ford’s Theatre

Ford’s Theatre’s 2014-15 schedule comes under the microscope in the 8th installment of our previews of forthcoming theater in the D.C. region, and the image coming into focus most vividly is of the historical figure most closely associated with the world-famous playhouse on 10th St. NW: Abraham Lincoln. Two of the four offerings in the […]