Of Mice and Tired Men: Steinbeck classic returns to Broadway, with James Franco

A revival of John Steinbeck’s 1937 play opened Wednesday night at the Longacre Theatre.

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Style Invitational Week 1068: An iffy proposition

Style Invitational Week 1068: An iffy proposition

Tell us: “If I were ... my first act would be ... ”; plus the Losers and whiners of the “X-and-Y” contest.

The War on Drugs steps back in time

The War on Drugs steps back in time

Adam Granduciel’s Philadelphia quartet imbues its brand of soft rock with a gauzy, dream-like quality.

Prince George’s and Southern Maryland Going Out Guide

Prince George’s and Southern Maryland Going Out Guide

A listing of events in Prince George’s County and Southern Maryland for April 17-23, 2014

C.K. Williams on his foray into prose poetry

C.K. Williams on his foray into prose poetry

‘It represented giving up some of the constraints of poetry and allowing other things to happen.’

Armando Peraza, world-recognized drummer, dies at 89

Armando Peraza, world-recognized drummer, dies at 89

The Cuban-born musician performed with Carlos Santana for nearly two decades.

‘Moth’ has some bugs to work out

‘Moth’ has some bugs to work out

Studio Theatre 2ndStage mounts playwright Declan Greene's drama of painful adolescence.

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Book World: ‘Updike’ by Adam Begley

Book World: ‘Updike’ by Adam Begley

The biography delves into the life and works of celebrated 20th-century writer John Updike.

TV listings: Thursday, April 17, 2014

TV listings: Thursday, April 17, 2014

‘Community,’ ‘The Crazy Ones’ and ‘Parenthood’ wrap up their respective seasons.

American Ballet Theatre puts on enchanting ‘Dream’

American Ballet Theatre puts on enchanting ‘Dream’

Unfortunately, the troupe’s performance of ‘Les Sylphides’ at the Kennedy Center didn’t fare as well.

Backstage: Everyman’s gain is Washington directors’ loss

Backstage: Everyman’s gain is Washington directors’ loss

New Everyman Theatre company member Danny Gavigan plans to split his time between Baltimore and L.A.

Review

Maggie Shipstead’s ‘Astonish Me’

Maggie Shipstead’s ‘Astonish Me’

Joan is doomed to be a good dancer — good enough to know she’ll never be a great one.

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Cozies for spring offer dastardly murder and sweet recipes

Cozies for spring offer dastardly murder and sweet recipes

New mysteries feature a book that may be worth killing for, a baker trying to clear her grandmother and more.

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Six generations of Ford Mustang

Six generations of Ford Mustang

Ford unveiled the first Mustang 50 years ago. PostTV takes a trip down memory lane with a look back at six generations of the iconic car.
The Washington Ballet's hardest dance moves

The Washington Ballet's hardest dance moves

PostTV goes behind the scenes at the Washington Ballet to get six professional dancers to show off the most difficult moves in their repertoire.
Joey Fatone is over 'N Sync’s dance moves

Joey Fatone is over 'N Sync’s dance moves

Former boy bander Joey Fatone jetted through D.C. this week to shoot the latest episode of his cooking show, "My Family Recipe Rocks." The Reliable Source talked with the 'N Sync-er about what he misses and doesn't miss about his band days.
Peeps Show 2014: Picking the winner

Peeps Show 2014: Picking the winner

With about 700 submissions to choose from, a lot goes into picking the Peeps Diorama Contest winner and runners up. The Washington Post's Peeps extraordinaire Jennifer Abella brings you a behind-the-scenes glimpse of the process.
Peeps Show 2014: 'Peeps Painting Peeps'

Peeps Show 2014: 'Peeps Painting Peeps'

Finalist Caroline Hanlon and her team created a miniature life painting class, complete with Peep models, to illustrate the merger of the Corcoran School of Art and Design with George Washington University.

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