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'Billy Elliot,' Cate Blanchett, Central Europe top Kennedy Center's 2011-12 season

"Billy Elliot the Musical," the return of Cate Blanchett, and a major initiative to lure "Millenials" -- arts fans ages 18-30 -- are some of the highlights of the upcoming season at the Kennedy Center.

By Lavanya Ramanathan  | March 8, 2011; 1:23 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
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Tickets on sale Friday for return of Arena Stage's 'Oklahoma!'

Arena Stage is bringing its smash hit "Oklahoma!" back. Get tickets during a special $50 sale Friday.

By Lavanya Ramanathan  | March 3, 2011; 1:20 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
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On stage in March

With Arena Stage's celebration of playwright Edward Albee, the Kennedy Center's spotlight on India and Atlas's heaping buffet of music, theater and dance, you'd think D.C. had reached its festival quota. Yet this month promises a deep dive into the work of Irish playwright Enda Walsh and a blow-out for Tennessee Williams's 100th birthday, not to mention some promising productions that stand alone.

By Stephanie Merry  | February 28, 2011; 3:30 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
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Intersections at Atlas: What to see

Atlas Performing Arts Center kicks off the second annual Intersections: A New America Arts Festival. Translation: For the next three weekends, the theater space is the place to be for more than 100 events, from live music to dance performances and storytelling to visual art.

By Stephanie Merry  | February 24, 2011; 1:17 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
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Cheap theater in February

Just $10 gets you into Taffety Punk's "Owl Moon," which promises lots of blood and a talking bird. (C. Stanley Photography) Cheap theater is on the menu this month, and it comes in all different forms. The Fridge plays...

By Stephanie Merry  | February 9, 2011; 4:44 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
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On stage in February

Although Arena Stage and the Kennedy Center are unveiling big productions this month, don't lose sight of the smaller companies. Constellation Theatre, Forum and Factory 449 are just a few touting promising offerings.

By Stephanie Merry  | February 1, 2011; 9:28 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
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Weekend Update: Get to know an art gallery, Alex Baldinger , January 14, 2011
'Stomp' around Thursday, Stephanie Merry , January 12, 2011
Free and cheap theater in January, Stephanie Merry , January 5, 2011
On stage in January, Stephanie Merry , December 30, 2010
Back on stage: Rorschach and Cherry Red, Stephanie Merry , December 15, 2010
Banished? Productions takes theater to the streets, Stephanie Merry , December 10, 2010
A dose of Fringe Festival in the off season, Stephanie Merry , November 4, 2010
On stage in November, Stephanie Merry , November 3, 2010
On stage in October, Stephanie Merry , September 30, 2010
No Free Night of Theater in D.C. this year, Stephanie Merry , September 23, 2010
On stage in September, Stephanie Merry , August 31, 2010
Affordable plays coming to a theater near you, Stephanie Merry , August 11, 2010
New ticket policy for Shakespeare Free for All, Stephanie Merry , August 10, 2010
On stage in August, Stephanie Merry , July 29, 2010
Bootleg Shakespeare is back, Stephanie Merry , July 25, 2010
Fringe Festival: Cast your vote, part II, Stephanie Merry , July 22, 2010
Fringe Festival: Vote for your favorite, Stephanie Merry , July 15, 2010
Signature Theatre Open House, Stephanie Merry , July 11, 2010
Fringe Festival: What we'll be seeing, Stephanie Merry , July 6, 2010
On stage in July, Stephanie Merry , July 1, 2010
Jete Society happy hour, Stephanie Merry , June 22, 2010
'Legends' opens at Studio Theatre, Stephanie Merry , June 15, 2010
On stage in June, Stephanie Merry , May 27, 2010
On stage in May, Stephanie Merry , April 28, 2010
On stage in April, Stephanie Merry , March 25, 2010
On stage in March, Stephanie Merry , February 25, 2010
The bright side of winter weather: Special deals, Stephanie Merry , February 11, 2010
A theatrical Valentine's Day, Stephanie Merry , February 8, 2010
Shakespeare Theatre's super sale, Stephanie Merry , February 7, 2010
On stage in February, Stephanie Merry , January 28, 2010
Take your pick and pay what you can, Stephanie Merry , January 12, 2010
On stage in January, Stephanie Merry , December 31, 2009
On stage in December, Stephanie Merry , November 30, 2009
Play virtual tour guide and win theater tickets, Fritz Hahn , November 19, 2009
Two great shows for the price of none, Stephanie Merry , November 12, 2009
Making progress at Arena Stage, Stephanie Merry , November 6, 2009
On stage in November, Stephanie Merry , November 2, 2009
Theater: Comings and goings, Stephanie Merry , October 22, 2009
On Stage in October, Stephanie Merry , October 1, 2009
Get Your Free Theater Tickets, Stephanie Merry , September 30, 2009
Free Shakespeare? Hop to It, Stephanie Merry , September 17, 2009
On Stage in September, Stephanie Merry , September 3, 2009
On Stage in August, Stephanie Merry , July 30, 2009
'Beyond Dark Corners' at Fringe, Nelson Pressley , July 25, 2009
'A Cappella Party' at Fringe, Nelson Pressley , July 24, 2009
'Diamond Dead': Worth Repeating, Stephanie Merry , July 24, 2009
'Captain Squishy': A Real Knee-Slapper, Stephanie Merry , July 23, 2009
'Comic Roach' at Fringe: Music and Movies , Nelson Pressley , July 23, 2009
'Dizzy Miss Lizzie's Roadside Revue' at Fringe, Nelson Pressley , July 22, 2009
'Bull': A Wild Ride, Stephanie Merry , July 20, 2009
'Girls Inside' at Fringe: Drive-By Drama, Nelson Pressley , July 20, 2009
At the Fringe: 'She Moved Through the Fair', Nelson Pressley , July 20, 2009
At the Fringe: Billy the Kid, Then and Now, Nelson Pressley , July 17, 2009
'Bare Breasted Women' (Really), Nelson Pressley , July 17, 2009
'GS-14': Close Enough for Government Work, Nelson Pressley , July 17, 2009
'Pepe' the Suburban Life Musical, Stephanie Merry , July 16, 2009
'May 39th/40th': Back to the Future, Stephanie Merry , July 15, 2009
'Bargain Basement Game Show': Come On Down!, Nelson Pressley , July 15, 2009
'Bad Hamlet': The Play's the Thing x 2, Nelson Pressley , July 15, 2009
A Tactile Dinner: Whimsicality To Go, Peter Marks , July 14, 2009
'Skywriter': A Twist on the Familiar, Stephanie Merry , July 14, 2009
Original 'Sin', Stephanie Merry , July 14, 2009
'Soup!': Serving Up Some Salty Humor, Stephanie Merry , July 13, 2009
On the Fringe, Stephanie Merry , July 13, 2009
Trunk Show: The Elephant Sings!, Nelson Pressley , July 13, 2009
'Cabaret CooCoo': Cigars, Cigarettes, Candy?, Nelson Pressley , July 11, 2009
'4.48 Psychosis': The Bitter End, Nelson Pressley , July 11, 2009
'Slow News Day': Ambling Along, Stephanie Merry , July 11, 2009
'Magnum Opus': Song and Dance of Death, Nelson Pressley , July 10, 2009
'Titus X': Completely Bloody Insane, Peter Marks , July 10, 2009
The Scene at the Fringe Preview, Stephanie Merry , July 4, 2009
On Stage in July, Stephanie Merry , July 1, 2009
Fringe Festival Tickets On Sale, Stephanie Merry , June 25, 2009
On Stage in June, Stephanie Merry , May 27, 2009
Free and Cheap Theater, Stephanie Merry , May 15, 2009
On Stage in May, Stephanie Merry , April 30, 2009
Free Theater, Stephanie Merry , April 28, 2009
On Stage in April, Stephanie Merry , March 26, 2009
The Best of a 'Superstar', Stephanie Merry , March 19, 2009
On Stage in March, Stephanie Merry , February 25, 2009
Cheap Dates: A Social Life Stimulus Plan, Julia Beizer , February 25, 2009
On Stage in February, Stephanie Merry , February 2, 2009
On Stage in 2008, Stephanie Merry , December 31, 2008
On Stage in December, Stephanie Merry , December 1, 2008
'Punch': What to Expect, Stephanie Merry , November 14, 2008
Cheaper Theater, Stephanie Merry , November 6, 2008
On Stage in November, Stephanie Merry , November 4, 2008
Getting Into the Spirit of Halloween, Stephanie Merry , October 17, 2008
Another Chance for a Free Show, Stephanie Merry , October 15, 2008
Onstage in October, Stephanie Merry , September 30, 2008
On Stage in September, Stephanie Merry , September 4, 2008
A Little Bit at a Time, Stephanie Merry , July 25, 2008
Last Call for Fringe, Stephanie Merry , July 23, 2008
Audience Disintegration, Stephanie Merry , July 18, 2008
On the Fringe: Drink Discounts and Happy Hours, Stephanie Merry , July 14, 2008
Fringe Must-Sees, Stephanie Merry , July 11, 2008
The New Face of Fringe, Stephanie Merry , July 2, 2008
A Little Bit of Everything, Stephanie Merry , June 24, 2008
Interns' Guide: Discount Theater Tickets, Fritz Hahn , May 23, 2008
Something Wicked This Way Comes, Anne Kenderdine , March 3, 2008
On Stage in February, Erin , February 1, 2008
Q&A: The Residents of 'Avenue Q', Erin , November 30, 2007
Director Q&A: 'The Studio', Erin , November 19, 2007
Check Out This 'View', Erin , November 7, 2007
On Stage in November, Erin , November 2, 2007
A Perfect $10, Erin , November 1, 2007
Theater on the Cheap, Erin , October 10, 2007
On Stage in October, Erin , October 4, 2007
On Stage in September, Erin , August 30, 2007
Hot, Cheap Seats, Erin , August 17, 2007
On Stage in August, Erin , August 1, 2007
On Stage in July, Erin , July 6, 2007
On the Fringe Again, Erin , June 18, 2007
'To Be' Seeing Some Shakespeare, Erin , June 14, 2007
Free Advice, Erin , June 1, 2007
On Stage in June, Erin , June 1, 2007
On Stage in May, Erin , May 1, 2007
On Stage in April, Erin , April 2, 2007
On Stage in March, Erin , March 1, 2007
Stage Might in 2007, Erin , January 12, 2007
Canned Good, Erin , December 8, 2006
Well Played, Erin , November 17, 2006
Hot Nights to Beat the Cold, Erin , November 15, 2006
Funereal Joy, Erin , October 27, 2006
Courting 'Corteo', Erin , October 26, 2006
Hot Ticket, Erin , October 16, 2006
Post-Summer Stage Events, Erin , October 3, 2006
Light (on the Wallet) Entertainment, Erin , September 29, 2006
Buzz About the 'Bee', Erin , September 21, 2006
Stage Right, Erin , September 6, 2006
Drinking on the Fringe, Fritz Hahn , July 26, 2006
Puppets and Tales of Tails, Erin , July 21, 2006
Fringe Benefits, Erin , July 11, 2006
Sweet Summer "Nothing", Erin , June 14, 2006
A Merry Dish of "Spamalot", Erin , June 8, 2006
One Great "Body", Erin , May 19, 2006
All Aboard, Erin , April 21, 2006
Support 'Marriage', Erin , March 15, 2006
'Measure' Up, Erin , February 2, 2006
The Tell-Tale Part, Erin , January 18, 2006
Washington Theater, Episode IV: A New Hope, Jen Chaney , June 27, 2005
Midsummer, Take Two, Erin , June 21, 2005
A Dramatic Sale, washingtonpost.com , May 17, 2005
A Mammoth Deal, washingtonpost.com , May 10, 2005
'Marriage' for 2, washingtonpost.com , May 2, 2005
Seinfeld, Four, washingtonpost.com , April 14, 2005
A Signature Season, washingtonpost.com , March 25, 2005
A Very, Very Mad World, washingtonpost.com , March 9, 2005
It's Raining Men, washingtonpost.com , March 1, 2005
 
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