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The National Theatre Prepares For A Buckswashling Show — All For Kids

D.C.'s National Theatre has entertained presidents and hosted theatrical stars. Now, a new collaboration with Imagination Stage will bring tens of thousands of kids to the grand, 1,700-seat house.
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'Dance Of The Cranes' To Enliven D.C. Sky During Fringe Festival

"Wow that's something that's really quite sublime," Brandon Vickerd says about the moment he was inspired to choreograph giant construction cranes and set the performance to music. The show is Wednesday at 8 p.m.


Roger Rees, Welsh-Born Stage, Screen And TV Actor, Dies At 71

American audiences came to know him as the star of the adaptation of Charles Dickens' The Life and Times of Nicholas Nickleby on Broadway. He won a Tony Award in the title role.

'Who Does That?!' Broadway Stars React To Badly Behaved Audiences

The Internet erupted this week in protest over the outrageous behavior of New York theater audiences and their mobile devices. Tony Award-winner Patti LuPone is taking matters into her own hands.

Judicial Differences Take Center Stage In 'Scalia V. Ginsburg'

The opera Scalia/Ginsburg debuts this weekend at the Castleton Festival in Virginia. The story originally aired on July 10, 2013 on All Things Considered.
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Art Beat With Lauren Landau, July 10, 2015

You can see two very different versions of Romeo and Juliet, the tragic love story about two teenagers torn apart by their feuding families.

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Art Beat With Lauren Landau, July 9, 2015

You can release your inner child at an architecture installation or hire a babysitter for your actual child and go see a violent Capital Fringe play.


The Mornin' Ain't So Beautiful For This Dark 'Oklahoma!' Production

In upstate New York, an experimental staging of Rodgers and Hammerstein's classic sets a key scene in total darkness and adds coldblooded murder to the plot.
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Art Beat With Lauren Landau, July 6, 2015

You can embrace your inner child, or engage your actual children, at a family-friendly play and art exhibit.