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Center Magazine is here!

Center is our new, reimagined patron magazine that brings the arts into your home while offering more stories, more inspiration, and more fun from our community.

The Riddle of Turandot

Reclaiming the dignity of opera’s icy queen

“For this new production from WNO, Zambello felt it was time for new ideas. Her commission of a new finale from playwright Susan Soon He Stanton and composer Christopher Tin fits in this same zeitgeist of cultural reckoning, around both questions of cultural appropriation and gender dynamics. And while it’s of the moment, it reveals deeper, lasting truths about these incomplete characters…”

The Trailblazing Power of Choo San Goh

10,000 Dreams honors a choreographer’s legacy—while building new landscapes for dance.

“I’m hoping this week of performances not only helps cement Choo San’s place as one of the great American choreographers of the 20th century, but also reminds our audiences of the immense talent in the Asian American dance community today…”

Dishin’ with Dixie

A Q&A with Kris Andersson

“Dixie, to me, is that place in a person where your spine stiffens when you have to fight. I get a lot of people who really love her. They hug her and want to be her best friend. In my mind, I’m representative of the thing you want to find in yourself—the thing that’s there but you’re just not seeing...”

Fun in the Sun

Program director Thérèse LaGamma previews the lineup of free Millennium Stage summer events.

“I love seeing the REACH Plaza active and buzzing with excitement. We receive hundreds of people at these outdoor film screenings—friends, families, dogs! The setting along the Potomac River is magical…”

 

Plus...

+ Jewels dazzles through the decades

+ The power of Randall Goosby and Thomas Wilkins

+ 25th Mark Twain Prize celebrates Kevin Hart on Netflix

And Much More!

Plus...

+ Jewels dazzles through the decades

+ The power of Randall Goosby and Thomas Wilkins

+ 25th Mark Twain Prize celebrates Kevin Hart on Netflix

And Much More!

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