THEATRE & DANCE

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 […]

Cirque du Soleil, the traveling Montreal based entertainment company and largest theatrical producer in the world, is coming back to Tysons Corner with its production: Volta.  Featuring elaborate LED displays, ultra high resolution videos, and acts that include, “juggling, jump-rope skipping, acrobats on ladders, extravagant trampolining, and even a performer suspended from above by her hair,” Volta looks like it will […]

National Endowment for the Arts Chairman Jane Chu has approved more than $80 million in grants as part of the NEA’s second major funding announcement for fiscal year 2018. Included in this announcement is an Art Works grant of $10,000 to 1st Stage for the 2nd Annual Logan Festival of Solo Performance. The Art Works […]

Cirque du Soleil comes to Tysons II with a stunning performance of ‘LUZIA’ Cirque du Soleil started touring the U.S. in 1987 and has since become an international sensation. The modern circus tells narratives featuring stunning light and sound aspects, as well as breathtaking displays that defy human nature in a show that reinvented circus […]