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CAPPIES: Oakton flips ‘Peter Pan’ story, focuses on Wendy

What happens when the damsel in distress becomes the hero? Oakton High School answered this question by beautifully capturing Wendy Darling’s side of the story in its production of “Wendy and Peter Pan.”

Opera group preps fund-raising concert

Opera Nova will host its annual fund-raising brunch on Sunday, Dec. 11 at 11:30 a.m. at Washington Golf & Country Club. The event will raise funds to support productions of the organization’s children’s opera, “Monkey See Monkey Do.” In addition to...

New Marshall show provides meaty roles for female students

The kickoff to George C. Marshall High School’s 2022-23 theater season is not just designed to be a treat for audiences, but a moment of empowerment for those in the cast, as well. “It’s thrilling to see my young ladies...

After 3 years of ‘Xana-don’t’ …

... next spring will bring the local area a dose of "Xanadu"! Perhaps an explanation is in order. (Ya think?) In the late winter of 2020, the thespians at George C. Marshall High School were getting prepared for their spring production...

Madison thespians tackle Shakesperean classic

The James Madison High School drama department will present Shakespeare’s “Much Ado About Nothing” with performances Nov. 10-12 at the high school. “The show includes masquerade dances, live music and sword fights, tied together with characters spewing insults at one...

On stage: Vienna troupe scores with well-acted thriller

John Patrick Shanley’s estimable play “Doubt: A Parable” starts with an inherent disadvantage, but overcomes it in a way that’s thought-provoking and entertaining. Audiences likely are familiar with sexual-abuse controversies that have rocked the Catholic Church for years and may...

Yorktown thespians go on comedic adventure in new show

Yorktown High School’s theater department will present Matt Cox’s “Puffs, Or, Seven Increasingly Eventful Years at a Certain School of Magic and Magic” on Thursday and Friday, Oct. 27-28, at 7 p.m. and Saturday, Oct. 29 at 2 and...

Jewish composers lauded in National Chamber Ensemble concert

The National Chamber Ensemble opens its 16th season with “Jewish Musical Treasures,” celebrating music of the Jewish culture, on Saturday, Nov. 5 at 7:30 p.m. at Gunston Arts Center in Arlington. The program will celebrate “the brilliant contributions of Jewish...

Spirited cast adds oomph to Encore’s ‘Treasure Island’

“Adventure can be good or bad. Sometimes you don’t know which – you have to make the best of it.” – From the show by MATT REVILLE, Staff Writer Six years after last presenting a local adaptation of the Robert Louis...

CAPPIES: Langley thespians take crack at classic comedy

The holidays are often considered an intimate, cherished time packed with tradition and routine. But in “The Man Who Came to Dinner,” one family’s desire for an ordinary Christmas is upended when an eccentric lecturer becomes confined to their home.
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