For the Washington National Opera, it's a first-time production of the epic opera, directed by the electrifying young American Thaddeus Strassberger and conducted by Philippe Auguin, running April 28 through May 21 at the Kennedy Center's Opera House. For costume designer Mattie Ullrich, making her WNO debut, "Nabucco" is "a dream assignment."
At this annual bash and awards show for the Washington theater community, actors, designers, directors and entire companies become winners but somehow never losers.
Everybody in Washington's theater community will show up tonight for the 28th annual Helen Hayes Awards at the Warner Theatre, but that's only the beginning for what this year is theatreWeek in Washington, which would be April 23-29.
Deaths are like the things that happen in haunted houses, events when you hear of them that immediately bring back memories, stir up ironies and create flickering images or music that's stayed in your head for decades.
On April 18, Dick Clark passed away. In his 30-year tenure, he proved to be as influential in spreading rock 'n' roll as Elvis Presley.
Pay attention, kids. The Chairman of the Board, Old Blue Eyes, the Voice is back and in the house. The house being the Eisenhower Theater at the Kennedy Center.
When Norman Scribner picks up the baton to conduct the Choral Arts Society of Washington and the National Symphony Orchestra ...
Two Shrews, a mock Shakespeare trial, Sinatra and a tango or two, O’Neill still running strong and Arias with ...
When it comes to international affairs, there’s always a lot of talk about American Exceptionalism in political circles and not so much about exceptional Americans. In the cultural and art world, you hardly ever hear the phrase. You would have with John Paton Davies, Jr.
It’s official. Vincent Orange will keep his at-large seat on the city council after a count of absentee and provisional ballots from the April 3 elections.
Mike Wallace of CBS News had not done an interview for four years—Roger Clemens, the famed Boston Red Sox pitcher accused of using steroids got the honors for that last one—but all those living whom he interviewed for "60 Minutes" probably feel not enough time has passed for them not to get goose bumps just thinking about the experience.
Washington is a magnet for film festivals—we’ve got documentary film festivals, gay and lesbian film festivals, environmental film festivals, short film festivals. You name it, there’s a festival.
The District of Columbia Primary Elections -- at least for the city's overwhelming number of registered Democrats -- did not shake up the status quo.
If you’re one of those persons who’ve been on a few Georgetown House Tours, you begin to get ...
In theater, as in other endeavors, there are plays and roles that sit like slumbering challenges, just daring for artist ...