Theater

Holiday Show: How the Grinch Stole Christmas

Holiday Show: How the Grinch Stole Christmas

Posted December 16th, 2016 by Sandie in Entertainment, Theater

This post was written by our contributor Melissa MooreWhen my family found out that Dr. Seuss’ How The Grinch Stole Christmas! The Musical was coming to The National Theatre, my kids were simply buzzing with excitement. Our family loves the Grinch! As toddlers my kids were gifted with a copy […]

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Adventure Theatre’s C.S. Lewis Adaptation

Posted December 8th, 2016 by Sandie in Entertainment, Theater

Adventure Theatre’s C.S. Lewis Adaptation

This post was written by our contributor Melissa Moore Step into the magical land of Narnia with snowball fights and Turkish delight at Adventure Theatre’s The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe. Within the first few minutes of Adventure Theatre’s production of The Lion, The Witch and the Wardrobe, siblings […]

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Carousel – A Bittersweet, Classic Musical

Posted November 25th, 2016 by Sandie in Entertainment, Theater

Carousel – A Bittersweet, Classic Musical

We are lucky to have so many choices for world-class local theater here in the DC area, and one of the premiere sources of live performances is Arena Stage. It’s latest revival of a classic musical is a must-see, either with an older child (teenager) or on a date night […]

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Mary Poppins Soars at Encore

Posted July 19th, 2016 by Jessica Haney in Entertainment, Theater, Uncategorized

Mary Poppins Soars at Encore

The wind blew Mary Poppins into Arlington last weekend, and she’ll be returning for four more shows July 21 through July 24. Encore Stage & Studio is “theatre by kids for kids,” but in the summer, they do a production that includes professional actors. So this show has a different feel than the ones […]

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Theater: The Wizard of Oz Is Great for Families

Posted May 6th, 2016 by Sandie in Entertainment, Theater

Theater: The Wizard of Oz Is Great for Families

There’s a great comfort in a good story well told, even if you know how it’s going to end.  “The Wizard of Oz,” now playing at the National Theatre now through May 15, 2016, combines that charm with great singing, dancing, and sets for a great night of theater.   The […]

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