Entertainment

UniverSoul Circus at FedEx Field: Don’t Miss It

UniverSoul Circus at FedEx Field: Don’t Miss It

Posted July 6th, 2017 by Sandie in Entertainment

This post was written by my husband, a UniverSoul Circus enthusiast. Let’s get something out of the way about the UniverSoul Circus. If you don’t think you can clap along to hip hop and old school R&B (not even to Bill Withers’ “Lovely Day”), you might not like it when […]

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Sound of Music at Kennedy Center: Must See This Summer

Posted June 27th, 2017 by Sandie in Entertainment, Theater

Sound of Music at Kennedy Center: Must See This Summer

THE SOUND OF MUSIC is at the Kennedy Center Opera House now through July 16, and if you’re a fan of the Rodgers & Hammerstein music or movie and miss this opportunity for a family-friendly theatrical experience, you’ll regret it. The beautiful new production, directed by three-time Tony Award winner […]

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RENT Wraps 20th Anniversary Tour at National Theatre

Posted June 22nd, 2017 by Sandie in Entertainment, Theater

RENT Wraps 20th Anniversary Tour at National Theatre

This post was written by special contributors Beth and Abby Weaver. The 20th anniversary tour of RENT, wrapping this week at the National Theatre, wows the audience.  Based on Giacomo Puccini’s “La Bohème,” this Pulitzer Prize and Tony Award-winning rock musical follows the lives of seven struggling artists during one year against […]

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What We’re Watching: Bambi & Beauty and the Beast

Posted June 16th, 2017 by Sandie in DVD, Entertainment

What We’re Watching: Bambi & Beauty and the Beast

As school comes to a close, we have been having more family movie nights at home. Recently Disney released two DVDs that we’ve been watching again and again: BAMBI and the new live-action BEAUTY AND THE BEAST. Both are instant classics with viewers of all ages (well, if your kid […]

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Date Night Giveaway: Comedy Show

Posted April 30th, 2017 by Sandie in Around Town, Entertainment

Date Night Giveaway: Comedy Show

This is a year a lot of us could use more comedy living in the D.C. area. If you agree, we have just the thing to make your week: 10 pairs of tickets to see up-and-coming comic Lucas Bohn’s one-man show “Lesson Plans to Late Night” at 7PM this Thursday […]

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Fun Home: Wonderful Musical to See With Your Teen

Posted April 24th, 2017 by Sandie in Entertainment, Theater

Fun Home: Wonderful Musical to See With Your Teen

This review is written by my husband, who attended the Fun Home premiere with our daughter. FUN HOME, the winner of the 2015 Tony Award for best musical, opens with childhood playfulness, moves to celebrate first love, and closes with the unbearable shame and bitterness of middle-aged regrets.  Every minute […]

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What We’re Watching: Tangled Before Ever After

Posted April 20th, 2017 by Sandie in DVD, Entertainment, Movies

What We’re Watching: Tangled Before Ever After

We didn’t go away for Spring Break last week, so we had movie nights at home, and thanks to Disney Home Entertainment, we had a great time watching TANGLED BEFORE EVER AFTER, which is a sequel to one of our all-time favorite Disney movies, TANGLED. Walt Disney Animation Studios’ TANGLED, […]

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A Raisin in the Sun Is A Must-See Classic

Posted April 12th, 2017 by Sandie in Entertainment, Theater

A Raisin in the Sun Is A Must-See Classic

Although many of us may not be able to make it up to New York to see “Sweat” on Broadway, how appropriate that we DCists can see “A Raisin in the Sun” at Arena Stage. Lynn Nottage, who is African American, just won her second Pulitzer Prize for Drama, so […]

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