The Washington Ballet’s Dracula

Posted November 2nd, 2012 by Elaine in Entertainment, Theater

If you’re looking for one last Halloween spook, you might want to try The Washington Ballet’s Dracula. This show sent more than one tingle up my back, and I’m not the only audience member who nearly screamed. As is typical of the Washington Ballet, the choreography amazes, the dancing is […]

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Strathmore Backyard Theater: Giveaway for Family Fun

Posted July 9th, 2012 by Sandie in Entertainment, Theater

It’s ridiculously hot outside, but guess what, this Thursday the weather forecast will be partly cloudy, with a high near 84. No thunderstorms expected, which means it’s a good day to grab your clan and head to Strathmore in Bethesda for the start of their annual Backyard Theater program. Every […]

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Go, armed, to ‘God of Carnage’

Posted June 21st, 2012 by Jessica Haney in Entertainment, Living, Parenting, Theater

How’s this for a first date night in two years: a play that shows parents – and spouses – for the crazy souls we all really are inside. My husband and I didn’t know a whole lot about Yasmina Reza’s Tony Award-winning play God of Carnage, except that it was […]

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‘The Normal Heart’: A Must-See at Arena Stage

Posted June 19th, 2012 by Sandie in Entertainment, Theater

As a Bicentennial-year baby, I grew up in the first generation of students to learn about AIDS and safe sex in school. I vividly remember the school’s attractive health teacher/counselor gathering us in a co-ed assembly in sixth grade to discuss the clear and present danger of HIV and AIDS. […]

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