1st Stage Announces Season 12 2019-2020

TysonsToday Staff Art & Culture, Theatre & Dance

Trying By Joanna McClelland GlassDirected by Alex Levy September 19 – October 20, 2019 Regional Premiere This two-hander explores the author’s real experience working for Francis Biddle at his home in Washington, DC from 1967-1968. Judge Biddle, Former Attorney General of the United States under Franklin Roosevelt and Chief Judge of the American Military Tribunal at Nuremberg is notoriously hard …

Creative Cauldron Announces 2019-20 Season

TysonsToday Staff Art & Culture, Theatre & Dance

2019-20 Season marks Creative Cauldron’s eleventh season of programming at ArtSpace Falls Church. The diverse season offerings include live theater, concerts and cabarets. The season kicks off in October with the regional premiere of Disenchanted, a hilarious musical that takes a second look at the real world fates of fairytale princesses. Madeline’s Christmas returns once more to ring in the holiday season and …

Creative Cauldron presents Disney’s Beauty and the Beast

Victoria Dandrea Art & Culture, Theatre & Dance

Music by ALAN MENKENLyrics by HOWARD ASHMAN & TIM RICEBook by LINDA WOOLVERTONDirected by Matt Conner Falls Church, VA – Creative Cauldron closes out its 10th season of award-winning theater with Disney’s Beauty and the Beast. In the same spirit of its highly acclaimed Wizard of Oz, Creative Cauldron will tackle the iconic Disney musical Beauty and the Beast, with creativity …

Hamilton’s Mandy Gonzalez Starring in The Who’s Tommy at Kennedy Center

Keith Loria Around Town, Art & Culture, Theatre & Dance

Theater lovers are very familiar with the beautiful and dazzling Mandy Gonzalez, who has graced the Broadway stage as Nina Rosario in “In The Heights,” Elphaba in “Wicked” and most recently spending two-and-a-half years as Angelica Schuyler in “Hamilton.” This week, Gonzalez will take a break from the Broadway phenomenon and lend her powerful vocal chops for the Kennedy Center’s …

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

Michael 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

Michael 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

Michael 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 …