Wolf Trap announces summer Children’s Theatre-in-the-Woods schedule

Mike Dranove Around Town, Art & Culture, Theatre & Dance

Wolf Trap released its lineup of Children’s Theatre-in-the-Woods performers this week.  A summer tradition since it began in 1971, “Children’s Theatre-in-the-Woods has been a Washington-area summer tradition for children and their families, featuring diverse acts including puppetry, storytelling, dance, theater, and music.” Kicking off Tuesday, June 18th with Willy Wonka’s ‘Wondershow’ , performances will take place Tuesday-Saturday, 10:30 am until …

Creative Cauldron Presents World Premiere Musical On Air

Victoria Dandrea Art & Culture, Theatre & Dance

Music by Matt Conner and Book and Lyrics by Stephen Gregory Smith Celebrating its fifth and final installment of “Bold New Works for Intimate Stages,” Creative Cauldron presents the world premiere of On Air. Set in Pittsburgh, PA during the 1920s, On Air tells the story of Frank and Flora Conrad, who were on the edge of discovering mass broadcasting. These two unsung …

Herndon High School presents, “The Sound of Music”

Herndon High School presents, “The Sound of Music”

Tysons Today Education, Theatre & Dance

Source: The Patch By: Renee Maxwell Herndon High School presents The Sound of MusicMusic by Richard RodgersLyrics by Oscar Hammerstein IIBook by Howard Lindsay and Russel CrouseSuggested by “The Trapp Family Singers” by Maria Augusta Trapp Spring is alive with the sound of Herndon!  Join Herndon High School students as they present “The Sound of Music.”  Set in Austria just prior …

Cirque du Soleil is coming back to Tysons

Mike Dranove Around Town, Art & Culture, NOVA Arts, Theatre & Dance

Cirque du Soleil, the traveling Montreal based entertainment company and largest theatrical producer in the world, is coming back to Tysons Corner with its production: Volta.  Featuring elaborate LED displays, ultra high resolution videos, and acts that include, “juggling, jump-rope skipping, acrobats on ladders, extravagant trampolining, and even a performer suspended from above by her hair,” Volta looks like it …

Renowned American Shakespeare Center to perform weekend at McLean’s Alden Theatre

Mike Dranove Around Town, Art & Culture, NOVA Arts, Theatre & Dance

Staunton, Virginia’s nationally recognized American Shakespeare Center will come to McLean, March 30th and 31st, with productions of “Antigone,” “The Winter’s Tale,” and “The Comedy of Errors.”  With an esteemed track record dating back to 1988, American Shakespeare Center continues to bring skilled, fresh interpretations, of Shakespeare’s classic material.  The theatre company’s recent productions have received glowing feedback, and they …

1st Stage To Receive $10,000 Grant from The National Endowment For The Arts In Support Of The Logan Festival Of Solo Performance

Tysons Today Around Town, Theatre & Dance

National Endowment for the Arts Chairman Jane Chu has approved more than $80 million in grants as part of the NEA’s second major funding announcement for fiscal year 2018. Included in this announcement is an Art Works grant of $10,000 to 1st Stage for the 2nd Annual Logan Festival of Solo Performance. The Art Works category is the NEA’s largest …

LUZIA Comes to Tysons

Tysons Today Talk of Tysons, Theatre & Dance

Cirque du Soleil comes to Tysons II with a stunning performance of ‘LUZIA’ Cirque du Soleil started touring the U.S. in 1987 and has since become an international sensation. The modern circus tells narratives featuring stunning light and sound aspects, as well as breathtaking displays that defy human nature in a show that reinvented circus performance and set the bar …

Talented Child Actors Ready to Shine in Fame Vs. Buttercup Musical

Tysons Today Art & Culture, NOVA Arts, Theatre & Dance

On Sunday, Dec. 3, an incredibly talented group of child actors will be singing and performing at Area 31 Cinema Studios in Frederick, Maryland, for the premiere performance of Fame Vs. Buttercup, an innovative family-friendly musical that’s part stage show, part film and part concert. The show follows a trio of present-day kids who make three wishes and accidentally end …

See Top Theater in Tysons

Keith Loria Art & Culture, Staff Picks, Theatre & Dance

Thanks to venues like the Kennedy Center, Signature Theatre, Shakespeare Theater Company, Ford’s, Arena Stage, and the National Theatre, there are loads of opportunities for theater lovers in the DC area to catch a Broadway-quality production close by.