Theater

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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Giveaway: The Wizard of Oz at National Theatre

Posted April 20th, 2016 by Sandie in Entertainment, Theater

Giveaway: The Wizard of Oz at National Theatre

Thanks to the generosity of Allied Live, we are giving away two tickets to see THE WIZARD OF OZ at the National Theatre in Washington D.C. next month! Enter now for your chance to win a pair of tickets. More about the show: MAY 3 – MAY 15, The National Theatre “We’re off […]

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Flash Giveaway: JERSEY BOYS at National Theatre

Posted March 31st, 2016 by Sandie in Entertainment, Theater

Flash Giveaway: JERSEY BOYS at National Theatre

When I was 11 years old, I saw the movie that became one of my enduring favorites of all time — DIRTY DANCING. And in DIRTY DANCING’s amazing soundtrack is the song “Big Girls Don’t Cry,” which as you probably know, is by Frankie Valli and the Four Seasons. Since my mother was […]

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