A longtime Arlington County Board member shakes up Virginia politics by announcing plans to step away. Uncertainty clouds the future for the chief of one of Maryland's treasured public school systems. And the field of candidates narrows in D.C.'s special elections looming in the spring.
Broadway may still be the best-known place to catch a new show, but the hotbed of American theater may be in smaller cities like Washington, D.C. We hear about the latest plays to hit local stages — and find out how local companies are coping with the sluggish economy.
“Clybourne Park” Woolly Mammoth Theater
“In Darfur” Theater J
“Sophisticated Ladies” Lincoln Theater
“Title of Show” Signature Theater
“Da” Olney Theater Center
“The Liar” Shakespeare Theater Company
“Reasons to be Pretty” Studio Theater
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