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Fiasco Theater Makes DC Debut with THE TWO GENTLEMEN OF VERONA at Folger Theatre, Now thru 5/25Fiasco Theater Makes DC Debut with THE TWO GENTLEMEN OF VERONA at Folger Theatre, Now thru 5/25
April 17, 2014

The highly celebrated New York troupe Fiasco Theater will make their Washington, DC debut with their production of William Shakespeare's clever comedy The Two Gentlemen of Verona at Folger Theatre. Di... (more...)


Sara Gmitter's IN THE GARDEN: A DARWINIAN LOVE STORY Makes World Premiere at Lookingglass Theatre, Now thru 6/15Sara Gmitter's IN THE GARDEN: A DARWINIAN LOVE STORY Makes World Premiere at Lookingglass Theatre, Now thru 6/15
April 16, 2014

Continuing its 26th Season, Lookingglass Theatre Company presents the World Premiere of In the Garden: A Darwinian Love Story, by Artistic Associate Sara Gmitter and directed by Jessica Thebus. In the... (more...)


People's Light & Theatre to Stage WOODY SEZ, 5/7-25People's Light & Theatre to Stage WOODY SEZ, 5/7-25
April 15, 2014

People's Light & Theatre presents Woody Sez: The Life and Music of Woody Guthrie running May 7-25 on the Leonard C. Haas Stage. (more...)


Breaking News: Broadway Vet Barrett Foa to Begin Performances 5/27 in BUYER & CELLAR!Breaking News: Broadway Vet Barrett Foa to Begin Performances 5/27 in BUYER & CELLAR!
April 15, 2014

'NCIS: Los Angeles' star and Broadway veteran Barrett Foa (Mamma Mia!, Avenue Q, ...Spelling Bee) will begin performances as Alex More in the smash hit comedy Buyer & Cellar on Tuesday, May 27, 2014 a... (more...)


Broadway's Harold Prince Set for William Paterson University's Lecturer Series, 5/1Broadway's Harold Prince Set for William Paterson University's Lecturer Series, 5/1
April 15, 2014

Broadway producer and director Harold Prince will speak at William Paterson University in Wayne as part of the Distinguished Lecturer Series on Thursday, May 1 at 7:30 p.m. in the University's Shea Ce... (more...)


The Washington National Opera Presents M&M'S Opera in the Outfield with Performance of THE MAGIC FLUTE, 5/3The Washington National Opera Presents M&M'S Opera in the Outfield with Performance of THE MAGIC FLUTE, 5/3
April 15, 2014

Washington National Opera (WNO) celebrates its sixth season of free opera simulcasts at Nationals Park with title sponsor Mars, Incorporated for the M&M'S® Opera in the Outfield performance of Mozart'... (more...)


The Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra Presents ENIGMA VARIATIONS, 5/2-3The Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra Presents ENIGMA VARIATIONS, 5/2-3
April 15, 2014

The Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra and Music Director Edo de Waart present Enigma Variations on May 2-3, 2014 at the Marcus Center for the Performing Arts. The program includes Wagner's Siegfried Idyll,... (more...)


Dallas Theater Center to Present SHERLOCK HOLMES: THE FINAL ADVENTURE, Starring Chamblee Ferguson, 4/25-5/25Dallas Theater Center to Present SHERLOCK HOLMES: THE FINAL ADVENTURE, Starring Chamblee Ferguson, 4/25-5/25
April 14, 2014

Dallas Theater Center brings the world's greatest detective to the stage in Sherlock Holmes: The Final Adventure, written by Steven Dietz and directed by DTC Artistic Director Kevin Moriarty. Audience... (more...)


MidAtlantic Opera and Seton Hall University to Present Purcell's DIDO AND AENEAS, 5/1-4MidAtlantic Opera and Seton Hall University to Present Purcell's DIDO AND AENEAS, 5/1-4
April 14, 2014

The MidAtlantic Opera Company and Seton Hall University co-present a fully-staged production of Purcell's Dido and Aeneas, conducted and stage directed by Jason C. Tramm. Performances begin May 1, 20... (more...)


Feinstein's at the Nikko Welcomes Megan Hilty This WeekendFeinstein's at the Nikko Welcomes Megan Hilty This Weekend
April 12, 2014

Hotel Nikko San Francisco and Michael Feinstein are proud to welcome star of stage and screen, Megan Hilty, to Feinstein's at the Nikko for two performances only - Today, April 12 (7 p.m.) and Sunday,... (more...)


Bainbridge Chorale & Bainbridge Symphony Orchestra Perform VERDI'S REQUIEM This WeekendBainbridge Chorale & Bainbridge Symphony Orchestra Perform VERDI'S REQUIEM This Weekend
April 12, 2014

The Bainbridge Symphony Orchestra and the Bainbridge Chorale team up in an historic collaboration this spring. Maestro Michael Austin Miller, Music Director of the Bainbridge Chorale, will lead the co... (more...)


WPAS Leads 'OF THEE WE SING' Celebration of Marian Anderson TonightWPAS Leads 'OF THEE WE SING' Celebration of Marian Anderson Tonight
April 12, 2014

Washington Performing Arts Society (WPAS) leads celebration of Marian Anderson on 75th anniversary of her Lincoln Memorial concert Soprano Jessye Norman, composer Ysaye Barnwell, opera singer Soloman ... (more...)


Stage Guild's ELLING Opens 4/26Stage Guild's ELLING Opens 4/26
April 11, 2014

The Washington Stage Guild completes its Season of Dreams with the area premiere of Simon Bent's ELLING, a whimsical comedy of the power of friendship when everyday life is an adventure. Bent's London... (more...)


Deborah Voigt Comes to Bing Concert Hall TonightDeborah Voigt Comes to Bing Concert Hall Tonight
April 11, 2014

This month, Deborah Voigt embarks on a spring recital tour that will place the superstar soprano on both coasts for a program of songs by Amy Beach, Leonard Bernstein, William Bolcom, Ben Moore, Richa... (more...)


Dallas Opera Presents 2014 AT&T Stadium Simulcast of THE BARBER OF SEVILLE TodayDallas Opera Presents 2014 AT&T Stadium Simulcast of THE BARBER OF SEVILLE Today
April 11, 2014

The Dallas Opera, in partnership with AT&T Stadium and with support from our presenting sponsor, The Dallas Foundation, is extremely proud to announce the company's third stadium simulcast—the sevent... (more...)


Veronica Klaus to Bring LEE A LA V - A PEGGY LEE SONGBOOK to Feinstein's at the Nikko, 5/18Veronica Klaus to Bring LEE A LA V - A PEGGY LEE SONGBOOK to Feinstein's at the Nikko, 5/18
April 10, 2014

San Francisco-based jazz and cabaret vocalist Veronica Klaus will bring her new show, Lee a la V - A Peggy Lee Songbook, to Feinstein's at the Nikko for one performance only - Sunday, May 18 at 7 p.m.... (more...)


Joshua Bell to Join Jacques Lacombe and the NJSO for One Night Only, 5/9Joshua Bell to Join Jacques Lacombe and the NJSO for One Night Only, 5/9
April 10, 2014

The New Jersey Symphony Orchestra (NJSO) and New Jersey Performing Arts Center (NJPAC) present Bell & Lacombe, a one-performance-only program on Friday, May 9, at 8 pm in NJPAC's Prudential Hall. The ... (more...)


Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra Presents the BNY Mellon Grand Classics MOZART FESTIVAL, 4/25-5/4Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra Presents the BNY Mellon Grand Classics MOZART FESTIVAL, 4/25-5/4
April 10, 2014

Each of Wolfgang Amade Mozart's vast number of compositions is considered a musical gem. Join Music Director Manfred Honeck and the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra as they celebrate Mozart's extensive c... (more...)


Roald Dahl's CHARLIE AND THE CHOCOLATE FACTORY Celebrates 50 Year AnniversaryRoald Dahl's CHARLIE AND THE CHOCOLATE FACTORY Celebrates 50 Year Anniversary
April 10, 2014

2014 marks a phenomenal fifty years since Roald Dahl's best-loved tale, CHARLIE AND THE CHOCOLATE FACTORY, was first published. The story of Charlie Bucket, the five Golden Tickets, the devilish Oompa... (more...)


PlayMakers Rep to Present the Regional Premiere of HOLD THESE TRUTHS, 4/23-27PlayMakers Rep to Present the Regional Premiere of HOLD THESE TRUTHS, 4/23-27
April 09, 2014

PlayMakers Repertory Company will present the regional premiere of "Hold These Truths," written by Jeanne Sakata, April 23-27. (more...)


The Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra Presents ALL RACHMANINOFF with Joyce Yang, 4/25-27The Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra Presents ALL RACHMANINOFF with Joyce Yang, 4/25-27
April 09, 2014

The Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra presents All Rachmaninoff with Music Director Edo de Waart on April 25-27, 2014 at the Marcus Center for the Performing Arts. The program includes Rachmaninoff's Princ... (more...)


BWW Interviews: So. Cal's Alex Mendoza Answers Our Silly Query While On Tour with MAMMA MIA!BWW Interviews: So. Cal's Alex Mendoza Answers Our Silly Query While On Tour with MAMMA MIA!
by Michael L. Quintos - April 09, 2014

So. Cal resident Alex Mendoza is celebrating a career milestone: he is now in the midst of his national tour debut as part of the traveling troupe of MAMMA MIA, that popular, crowd-pleasing jukebox mu... (more...)


WNO Celebrates THE MAGIC FLUTE With Exhibition by Jun Kaneko, Now thru 5/19WNO Celebrates THE MAGIC FLUTE With Exhibition by Jun Kaneko, Now thru 5/19
April 09, 2014

Washington National Opera (WNO) today announced two free special events in conjunction with its forthcoming production of The Magic Flute. WNO celebrates its sixth season of free opera simulcasts at N... (more...)


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April 08, 2014

Word Performances is an intimate reading series of poetry, prose, comedy, fiction and memoir where words are the lead, dance is featured, and music makes a cameo. (more...)


North Carolina Opera Presents OPERA IN THE PINES, 5/17North Carolina Opera Presents OPERA IN THE PINES, 5/17
April 08, 2014

North Carolina Opera, under the leadership of General Director Eric Mitchko and Artistic Director & Principal Conductor Timothy Myers, presents “Opera in the Pines” at Koka Booth Amphitheatre in Cary ... (more...)








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