This event highlights collaborations between Children’s National patients and notable area designers and artists. Together, 24 teams created holiday trees, mantelpieces, wreaths, menorahs and artwork – all available for purchase, with proceeds to benefit Children’s National.
For all its clumpy, lumpy, and hyperbolic moments, there’s no doubt the onstage dialogue will spark critical conversation about inequity and moral responsibility.
The painter and architect invites audiences to join in on his ode to DC — his hometown — at “re-Cog’-ni’-zing / dc” , an exhibit on view at The Art League gallery from December 5, 2018—January 6, 2019.
After we left the Studio Theater production of Cry It Out, my companion remarked, “It’s nice to see a play about women.” I reflected upon the last several shows I’ve seen (and I’ve seen many), and had to agree. Women aren’t the foil or the triggering… Read More
BEAUTIFUL– The Carole King Musical is a 1950s era biography that tells the story of the life and early career of singer/songwriter Carole King using songs that she and her husband Gerry Goffin wrote – as well as some other classic favorites of the time. First on… Read More
There’s much to wrestle with in the scant 105-minute run time of Indecent— religion, sexuality, immigration, anti-Semitism, and the power of art, to name just a few themes– but what stands in such sharp relief is simply that it’s based on a true story. The play… Read More
Anything Goes… perhaps especially these days! Arena Stage’s production of Anything Goes, with choreography by Parker Esse, is lighthearted and fun entertainment for adults of all ages. And with a cast of characters from all walks of life finding purpose, acceptance, notoriety, and even love, it’s… Read More
Vinophiles celebrated wine and theater late last month as Arena Stage held its annual anticipated silent and live Wine Auction Gala. The glittering fundraiser supported Arena Stage’s artistic and creative mission with a delicious buffet of wine, food, and live performance. Helmed by Arena Stage trustees Beth Newburger… Read More
In collaboration with Smithsonian Associates, Anthony Wilder co-hosted “Celebrating Whimsy in Art + Architecture: The Rodney Smith Legacy” on October 17, 2018 at the Smithsonian’s Ripley Center. The private presentation of Rodney Smith’s iconic photography was led by Leslie Smolan, Smith’s wife and creative partner, with… Read More
Studio Theater’s production of If I Forget, the new drama by Steven Levenson (of Dear Evan Hansen fame), is a meaty family drama that will leave many feeling uncomfortable recognition as siblings wound and reconcile in rapid rotation over questions of personal and religious identity and affinity. Devised… Read More