Category Archives: Theatre

Dear Evan Hansen at Arena Stage is Musical Theatre Perfection

It’s probably a good thing I didn’t know the specifics of Dear Evan Hansen before I took Owen to the see it with me last week. The world premiere musical playing at Arena Stage covers some pretty heavy subject matter … Continue reading

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The Weekend Round-Up: July 24-26

Savor the summer fun in the District and beyond! This round-up of special events and seasonal activities has all the details you need for making the most of your leisure time with the kids. Happy Weekend! Mars Day! Where: Air … Continue reading


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Adventure Theatre Presents OLIVER! at Round House Theatre

I always love an opportunity to bring my children to see stage productions of books they enjoy. It’s a chance to watch a story that was once just on pages and in their heads come to life, to see imagination … Continue reading

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The BFG Marks a Giant Leap in DC Children’s Theatre

Have you heard the big news? The BFG, the beloved Roald Dahl book, has been brought to life for the stage and will be at The National Theatre through July 25. Owen and I saw a performance this past weekend, … Continue reading

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Where to Play on the Weekdays: July 20-24

Monday – Spend the hot day inside a cool (literally and figuratively) museum! Head to Chantilly for Air & Space exploration beyond the National Mall. The Steven F. Udvar Hazy Center showcases even more fascinating artifacts of flight than DC … Continue reading

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