THEATRE & DANCE

The Alden in McLean announces “Drive-Thru Drama”

Live Performances you can experience from the comfort and safety of your car Online Auditions will be held via submissions to Instagram. The Alden in McLean proudly presents “Drive-Thru Drama,” a new model of live theatre in the era of COVID-19. “Drive-Thru Drama” is a social-distancing theater format that allows people to enjoy a live […]

1st Stage is excited to announce a new series of virtual Community Conversations, introducing you to the creative minds behind the theatre and taking a deep dive into the creative genius of the theatre practitioners that keep us in awe. All conversations will take place at 2:00pm eastern time through Zoom. Conversations will be recorded […]

1st Stage will remain closed in compliance with federal, state, and local guidelines until it is safe to welcome audiences back to the theatre. Programming changes have been necessitated by this prolonged closure. 1st Stage will next produce A New Brain by William Finn and James Lapine, directed by Kathryn Chase Bryer. Dates will be […]

In response to new recommendations from the Centers for Disease Control and local and state governments, 1st Stage is pausing all productions and closing the theatre to the public effective immediately. Artistic Director, Alex Levy, gave this statement, “The safety and well-being of our community is our highest priority. A New Brain will not open […]

From the Tony Award-winning author William Finn and James Lapine comes an energetic, sardonic, and comical musical. Gordon collapses into his lunch and awakes in the hospital, surrounded by his nearest and dearest. When what was thought to be a life-threatening neurological disorder turns out to be treatable, Gordon is grateful for a second chance […]

Jay “The Sport” Jackson dreams of being the undisputed heavyweight champion of the world, but in the racially segregated world of boxing in 1905, the odds are stacked against him. When a crooked boxing promoter hatches a plan for “the fight of the century,” “The Sport” might land a place in the ring with the […]

Trying By Joanna McClelland Glass Directed 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 […]

At first sight, the StageCoach Theatre is an unassuming black box theatre located in an office building. However, you’d be surprised at all that this theatre company offers, and how it transforms both itself and its audiences with each performance. There’s Murder Afoot A staple of StageCoach Theatre Company (STC) is its Murder Mysteries. All […]