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Corbin Bleu impresses as a gold standard leading man in Molly Smith’s buoyant, boisterous production of the Cole Porter classic.
Live theater, plays and musicals in D.C., Maryland and Virginia
The songs are a bit lackluster, but the comedy absolutely slays in Arena's movie-to-musical adaptation, "Dave"
Capital Fringe moves its annual festival to the Waterfront while it completely overhauls its its building
Anything goes at the American Pops tribute to Cole Porter, featuring Liz Callaway and Betty Who
A funny, angry, stoic and unaccountably hopeful deep-dive into the lives of 1960s working class African Americans
Jeanna Sakata has written a timely play that fails to scratch beyond the surface of its tragedy
Robert Schenkkan's compelling exploration of Lyndon B. Johnson offers a lot of food for thought
By embracing three centuries of popular songs, Luke Frazier's American Pops Orchestra is taking orchestral music to new, diverse heights
Our Critics André Hereford and Kate Wingfield pick their 5 best D.C.-area stage productions of 2017
Pajama Game brings serious steam to an exuberant Golden Age musical, while Top Girls is powered by a potent, all-female cast.
Arhur Miller's "The Price" is the stuff of playwriting dreams
Karen Zacarias' Native Gardens offers a funny, D.C.-specific look at race and class in America
Arena Stage's Mead Center complex hosts an afternoon of free performances, a sale of costumes fit for Halloween, and accessories from previous shows
Nicholas Rodriguez on nontraditional casting, becoming an LGBTQ role model, and the joy of Sondheim