We lost Anita Ekberg and Rod Taylor this week. They were sexy and smart and not to be forgotten.
We remember the lives of those who passed away at the end of 2014 (and at the beginning of 2015).
Washington, D.C., is the only big city in the U.S. to have women in the three leading jobs of mayor, school chancellor and police chief.
Mayor Muriel Bowser was inaugurated today as the Mayor of the District of Columbia at the Washington Convention Center. She is D.C.'s seventh elected mayor under home rule and its second female mayor.
Ari Roth had been the artistic director of Theater J for 18 years, years in which he grew the theater—which is a part of the D.C. Jewish Community Center—into a formidable force among Washington theaters.
The losses add up in different ways in different years. In our world in Washington, where local news is national news and vice versa, some losses loom larger than others.
“The Little Prince” is a kind of survivor’s fable which offers tools not only to use to forge ahead and enlarge heart and soul. Twelve-year-old Henry Wager sings movingly as a boy soprano, but it’s his stage presence that is undeniable.
“Pippin” isn’t so much about the music, which resonates in the moment, as it is about show time. It’s the circus and the circus guys and girls who flavor this show at the National Theatre.
Henry Wager is The Prince in the Washington National Opera Company’s family holiday production of Antoine de Saint-Exupery’s “The Little Prince,” composed by Rachel Portman and originally staged by WNO Artistic Director Francesca Zambello
John Rubinstein is back in Washington, where everything started.
This is Woolly Mammoth’s kind of Christmas, or to be more accurate, the Old Trout Puppet Workshop, a group of long-time pals and puppeteers from our friends up north in Canada.
Mayor-elect Muriel Bowser has joined a delegation heading to San Francisco Dec. 16 to make a final pitch for the District as a candidate to host the 2024 Olympics.
Longtime producer of the Kennedy Center Honors, George Stevens, Jr., announced the surprise news himself: he is out as head of the Honors.
Director Ethan McSweeny manages to pull quite a bit of the play’s rich diversity together in his bewitchingly engaging production at the Shakespeare Theatre Company in Sidney Harman Hall through Jan. 11.
Megan Hilty is a big voiced but rangy song stylist with a blonde and curvy, glittery presence: she is the epitome of people born to the stage.