Everyone is waiting for THE moment in “Flashdance The Musical.” And you know it’s coming when Jillian Mueller, who plays Alex Owens in the stage adaptation, appears onstage wearing a raincoat.
Will Blum may be the happiest actor to take the D.C. stage this winter. He kind of has to be. Blum stars as Buddy, the titular character in “Elf The Musical,” now at the Kennedy Center.
Mikhail Baryshnikov hopes people who see “Man in a Case” at the Shakespeare Theatre forget his past roles and see only the sad-sack, romantically unlucky and, for the most part, non-dancing protagonists of two Anton Chekhov short stories.
Mo Willems creates books that kids adore and parents enjoy even after 34,931 readings.His second collaboration with the Kennedy Center is “Elephant and Piggie’s We Are in a Play!” a musical featuring Gerald, the elephant, and Piggie, his best friend.
Malcolm-Jamal Warner, who played Theo on “The Cosby Show,” was a welcome guest in America’s living rooms between 1984 and 1992. In Arena Stage’s production of “Guess Who’s Coming to Dinner,” his character is not as warmly met.
Bruce Dow has a weight loss plan for you! Play Pseudolus, the main character in “A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum,” now at the Shakespeare Theatre.
"Sleeping Beauty" dancer Liam Mower follows the path of Billy Elliot, his breakout role.
The set for Woolly Mammoth’s “Appropriate” looks like a bomb made of junk exploded onstage. The dark comedy takes place in the antebellum mansion of a hoarder; after his death, his kids arrive to clean. And clean. And clean.
“Maurice Hines Is Tappin’ Thru Life” is a tribute to Gregory Hines, who died in 2003, and a history of American tap dance — of which Maurice Hines has seen plenty.
It’s true, as the song says, that if you make it there you’ll make it anywhere, but sometimes it’s best to take a first nibble somewhere besides the Big Apple.