Exclusion tactfully tackles representation in Hollywood by contemplating what’s true, what sells, and what’s funny
Exclusion investigates who gets the power of the pen and who gets silenced through a skillful incorporation of critical comedy.
Nomadic Theatre’s Last Summer at Bluefish Cove is a touching tribute to lesbian community
Despite its sunshiney exterior, there’s much more bubbling beneath the surface in Bluefish Cove.
(no) pressure showcases Georgetown’s Asian American community and talent
The musical explores multiple dimensions of the Asian American experience through five distinct story arcs that cross over into hilarious and touching moments.
“Queer chaos” returns to Georgetown with The Rocky Horror Picture Show
More than anything, Rocky Horror is about self-acceptance, a sentiment immediately exposed to the audience.
Unknown Mortal Orchestra is “So Good at Being in Trouble,” but even better at lighting up the stage
While the band has yet to make the full jump into mainstream consciousness, their vast experience as a touring act was evident in the well-crafted, dynamic setlist.
Dragonette took us back to the “Twennies” at Union Stage
With every song, Sorbara was able to embody and exude a vibrant, youthful energy.
Concert preview: Theo Kandel is bringing folk sincerity to DC’s Songbyrd on April 19
Despite claiming numerous influences from the 1970s, Kandel isn’t just writing your grandparents’ folk music.
Here I Am is filled with ancestors and living history
“We’re continuously walking on graves. The earth itself is somebody’s grave,” Mélisande Short-Colomb (CAS ’21) recalled her father’s words while standing on the stage in Gaston Hall, during the inaugural... Read more
Concert Preview: Russian New Wave band Molchat Doma is bringing their hopeful message to 9:30 Club
In line with their anti-imperialist view of Russia, their concerts transport the audience to an underground show in late-’80s Moscow.
Tiffany Day brings the party to her fans with “The Gratitude Tour”
Aptly named, these 19 shows are an ode to Day’s fans, with a setlist showcasing her artistic evolution as she’s steadily grown in popularity.
Wistful and witchy, Weyes Blood hypnotizes audiences at 9:30 Club
Mering conveys her message through a grand, sonically sweeping, soulful aesthetic that transports the listener into a cavernous cathedral.
“A Season of Sondheim”: Signature Theatre’s Pacific Overtures pays homage to Japanese theatrical traditions
Signature Theatre’s production of Stephen Sondheim’s Pacific Overtures handles its complex subject matter sensitively, but never with kid gloves.
Margaret Cho is angry—and you should be, too
We spoke with Cho ahead of her upcoming appearance at the Warner Theater, and she discussed the many sources of inspiration that fuel her work.
Get out your wallet, it’s time for Nomadic Theatre’s RENT!
The diverse cast invites even the most off-the-beaten-path audience member to sit down at the RENT table and feel at home.
With a stellar cast and hilarious post-apocalyptic antics, Dog Act is a triumph
Running in the Davis Performing Arts Center’s Devine Theatre from Nov. 2 to Nov. 12, this play is a must-see on-campus student theater event this fall.
Inside the maniacal menagerie that is Alaska Thunderfuck 5000’s Red 4 Filth Tour
As the lights went out and the onstage screen lit up, it became clear that this was more than just an exhibition of music—it was an immersive drag experience.
Mask and Bauble’s Love’s Labour’s Lost puts a joyful spin on one of Shakespeare’s more obscure comedies
Mask and Bauble’s take on Shakespeare’s Love’s Labour’s Lost is a commentary on the dynamics of love and gender.
Concert Preview: Alaska Thunderfuck 5000, Oct. 29, The Howard Theatre
Alaska Thunderfuck 5000 of Drag Race royalty will be bringing the North American tour of her latest album Red 4 Filth (2022) to The Howard Theatre.
Demi Lovato’s return to the stage will leave you saying “Holy Fvck”
Lovato’s Holy Fvck tour is one of healing, catharsis, and rebirth, all delivered through her natural stage presence and breathtaking vocals.
Post Malone’s personality and gratitude carry him through his Capital One Arena concert
Malone provided an exciting concert that gave D.C. the opportunity to let loose and sing along on a Tuesday night in October.