Arlington Arts Center (AAC) is exhibiting Assembly 2019 -the Center's inaugural regional biennial - thru December 22.The show features sixteen contemporary artists and artist pairs working in a range of media, from drawing and painting to performance and installation.
Signature Theatre is presenting A Chorus Line - winner of nine Tony Awards® and the Pulitzer Prize - thru January 5, 2020.The show is about hopeful dancers who pour out their dreams, memories, and loves, as they audition for a spot in a chorus line. The show features ballet, tap and jazz dance numbers, plus iconic songs.
Washington Metropolitan Philharmonic (WMP), conducted by Ulysses S. James, will perform concerts at the Masonic Memorial in Alexandria on December 8 and at UUCF in Oakton on December 15.The concerts will feature Vaughan Williams’s version of Greensleeves. WMP’s principal violinist Tim Kidder will solo in a performance of Lukas Foss’s Three American Pieces, orchestrated by Foss for Itzhak Perlman. WMP’s principal tubist Karl Hovey will perform Richard Strauss’s Horn Concerto.
Virginia Bronze and director Brian Seemann (pictured below) will perform a holiday concert titled The 12 Meters of Christmas at the George Washington Masonic National Memorial on December 21. The program will consist of Christmas favorites with a twist.
The Fairfax Symphony Orchestra, led by Christopher Zimmerman, will perform Tchaikovsky’s The Nutcracker with the Fairfax Ballet at George Mason University Center for the Arts Concert Hall on December 21 & 22. There will be “a winter wonderland of dancing snowflakes, sugar plum fairies and epic battles between heroic toy soldiers and mischievous mice.”
Avant Bard will present the fifth annual Scripts In Play Free Reading Festival at Theatre on the Run,December 5-22. Previous readings have gone on to become full productions, including the Helen Hayes Award-nominated TAME, Emilie, Illyria, A Misanthrope, and Season 30’s Ada and the Engine.
Signature Theatre is presenting A Chorus Line - winner of nine Tony Awards® and the Pulitzer Prize - thru January 5, 2020.The show is about hopeful dancers who pour out their dreams, memories, and loves, as they audition for a spot in a chorus line. The show features ballet, tap and jazz dance numbers, plus iconic songs, including “What I Did for Love” and more. A Chorus Line has one of the largest casts in Signature history.
Signature Theatre will present Soul Divas, November 19-24.The cabaret is devoted to the transcendent ladies of soul - from the Queen of Soul, Aretha Franklin, to other luminaries such as Etta James, Gladys Knight, Donna Summer, Whitney Houston, Tina Turner and Beyoncé.
Synetic Theatre will present The Snow Queen, directed by Ryan Sellers and adapted by Emily Whitworth, December 3-29. The production will offer “a whimsical, family-friendly adaptation of Hans Christian Anderson’s beloved fairy tale.”