Osaka, JAPAN:  Actors playing Peter Pan (L) and Jane, Wendy's daughter perform during the press preview of Peter Pan's Neverland, the new attraction to commemorate the fifth anniversary of Hollywood theme park Universal Studios Japan in Osaka, 19 April 2006.  Universal studios will open a large evening show of Peter Pan from 20 April to commemorate the fifth anniversary and a new area called Land of Oz in June.   AFP PHOTO/Yoshikazu TSUNO  (Photo credit should read YOSHIKAZU TSUNO/AFP/Getty Images)

High-Tech 360-Degree ‘Peter Pan’ Show Opens in Tysons Corner

A new, high-tech theater production of “Peter Pan” is opening this summer in a large tent in Tysons Corner.


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Women’s Voices Theater Festival to Include 50+ Theaters

More than 50 theaters in the Washington area are joining a two-month festival to present new plays by women playwrights.


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NPR Combines Stories, Theater for New Live Events

NPR is combining its news coverage with theater for a new series of live events across the country.


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Kennedy Center Opens Revived ‘Side Show’ Musical

A revival of the musical “Side Show” is opening at the Kennedy Center, featuring a collection of misfits from the carnival world.


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Festival Brings 13 World Theater Productions to D.C.

The Kennedy Center is hosting an international theater festival for the next three weeks, including the U.S. premiere of an Australian play about Rupert Murdoch and a dozen other productions.


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Kennedy Center Plans Its First Musical

Artists from Spain and Portugal will be a centerpiece of the Kennedy Center’s next season, along with a first for the performing arts giant: its own new musical.


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D.C.’s Arena Stage to Produce Play on Justice Scalia

The drama of Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia will reach the Washington theater stage with a new play premiering next year.


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Ford’s Theatre Raises $77,000 for D.C. Youth Charity

Ford’s Theatre says its audiences donated more than $77,000 for a local youth charity during performances of “A Christmas Carol” in November and December.


A U.S. citizen detained in Egypt for violating curfew in August was found dead Sunday in his jail cell, the second foreigner to die in detention in recent weeks, security officials said. (GIANLUIGI GUERCIA/AFP/Getty Images)

Dismissal Sought in Md. Theater Death Lawsuit

Three Frederick County sheriff’s deputies are asking a federal judge to dismiss a lawsuit alleging they caused a man with Down syndrome to suffocate as they tried to wrestle him out of a Frederick movie theater last January.


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2 Prince George’s Co. Theaters to Air HIV PSAs

Two movie theaters in Prince George’s County are airing public service announcements aimed at promoting safe sexual behavior.