Blocks away from a future Metro station, the Tysons Corner-based theater troupe 1st Stage sits at the forefront of the area’s cultural reinvention.
Fresh out of college, Falls Church native Greg Corbino, as expected, is deeply involved in the launch of his adult stage career, although in a slightly different mode than many who knew him so well from his performances in local high school musicals might think.
“Steel Magnolias,” comedy by Robert Harling, performed by the Providence Players, James Lee Center, Falls Church, Friday and Saturday at 7 p.m., Sunday at 2 p.m. through May 17.
In an environment such as Washington, D.C., with only one major newspaper with one major critic that everyone defers to, it can be a rough go for any theatre production that does not live up to that one particular person’s preferred cup of tea.
Kirov Ballet’s “Romeo and Juliet,” Kennedy Center, performances through Sunday.