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Mindful Meals: Wolf Trap’s Revamped Concessions Menu features fresh, local products and plenty of gluten-free and vegan options
Jun 16, 2017

Mindful Meals: Wolf Trap’s Revamped Concessions Menu features fresh, local products and plenty of gluten-free and vegan options

Go behind-the-scenes with Wolf Trap’s Director of Food & Beverage, TJ Pluck, who has revamped the Filene Center Concessions menu to focus on locally sourced products, custom brews, and quality ingredients that will make your next trip to Wolf Trap memorable. How do you go about putting together the Concessions menu? We’re always looking at food trends and listening to what fans say they want....

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Music of the Movies
Jun 09, 2017

Music of the Movies

There’s something magical about the combination of song and cinema—music draws the audience in, heightens the drama, and stays with us long after the end credits roll. This summer experience some of the most memorable scores of all-time live at Wolf Trap. Grab your blanket, pack the popcorn, and get ready for your favorite movies (and movie-inspired productions) under the stars. Disney’s The Little Mermaid...

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Contest Rules: The Little Mermaid
Jun 05, 2017

Contest Rules: The Little Mermaid

Contest Rules: SPONSOR. Wolf Trap Foundation for the Performing Arts (“Foundation” or “Sponsor”), 1645 Trap Road, Vienna, Virginia 22182. TERM. Sweepstakes begins at 12:00 pm Eastern Time (“ET”) on Sunday, June 11, 2017 and ends at 11:59 pm ET on Friday, June 23, 2017. (“Sweepstakes Period”) ELIGIBILITY. Wolf Trap Sweepstakes (“Promotion”) is open only to legal residents of the 50 United States (including the District of Columbia) who...

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Wolf Trap: Make It Your Own
Jun 01, 2017

Wolf Trap: Make It Your Own

Wolf Trap is different. You can feel it the moment you step out of your car and the cares of the day start drifting away. Less than four miles from the Beltway, the Park is a world apart. Wolf Trap’s Filene Center is where some of today’s most exciting artists entertain their fans under the stars at the country’s only National Park for the Performing...

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Listen, Wilhelmina!
May 31, 2017

Listen, Wilhelmina!

“We’ll Listen!” There was much to listen to last week as Wolf Trap welcomed more than 2,000 little ones to Children’s Theatre-in-the-Woods for the world premiere performance of Listen, Wilhelmina! – a brand new mini musical commissioned by Wolf Trap Foundation for the Performing Arts. The private performances were part of the Foundation’s annual Field Trip program, which welcomes classrooms participating in the Wolf Trap...

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Welcoming Kids to Wolf Trap: Tips for Bringing Young Fans to a Show
May 23, 2017

Welcoming Kids to Wolf Trap: Tips for Bringing Young Fans to a Show

Nothing beats the thrill of a young person experiencing a show, especially for the first time. Wolf Trap is made for families, and unlike some venues which have age restrictions, Wolf Trap welcomes children of all ages, so long as the child has a ticket. Here are some tips that will help make your child’s concert experience unforgettable.   Choose wisely: Pick the “right” show...

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Tips for First-Timers
May 18, 2017

Tips for First-Timers

There’s a first time for everything – including your first Wolf Trap show! Here are some tips that will have first-timers navigating the Filene Center like a pro: Wolf Trap is: The only National Park for the Performing Arts The Washington area’s favorite outdoor music destination Committed to creating excellent experiences for a diversity of arts fans Your home for some of the top names...

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D’Ana Lombard as Mimì and Yongzhao Yu as Rodolfo in La bohème, 2016
May 09, 2017

Wolf Trap Opera: Tomorrow’s Singers Today

Great artists don’t just happen overnight. Every person you see on the Filene Center stage worked for years to get there. Rock bands “pay their dues,” racking up untold hours of practice and playing strings of tiny clubs on their way up. In the world of opera, it’s called “getting an education,” which goes way past college. For any student dreaming of earning a place...

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Teaching Artist Laura Schandelmeier shares Wolf Trap techniques 
with Ms. Kumar and her class.
May 09, 2017

Wolf Trap Teaching Artists: Bringing the Arts Into the Classroom

Some songs stay with you all your life. They may be simple, but they are unforgettable. Paige Hernandez starts singing one she learned more than 30 years ago, when she was a 4-year-old in a Baltimore Head Start classroom: “Friends, friends, 1, 2, 3 All my friends are here with me…” It’s a catchy tune, designed to put children at ease and get them in...

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What’s New at Wolf Trap
May 08, 2017

What’s New at Wolf Trap

There’s always something new at Wolf Trap Wolf Trap offers patrons a plethora of experiences and performances each and every summer. You can take your pick from classical concerts, rock, dance, theater, and more. Enjoy picnics, hikes, and pre-performance discussions. Get up close to the artists in the Pavilion or stretch out on the lawn — the Wolf Trap experience is what you make it!...

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Wolf Trap Opera: The Next Big Thing Is Small
Apr 19, 2017

Wolf Trap Opera: The Next Big Thing Is Small

When Wolf Trap Opera’s Kim Witman appeared recently on an episode of the Opera Box Score podcast, she was asked to gaze into her crystal ball and envision the future of opera. “The next big thing is small,” she said. “We’re beginning to see opera companies with very large venues, who do a lot of grand opera, begin to create spin-off operations in smaller venues,...

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Wolf Trap Opera’s L’Opera Seria
Mar 22, 2017

Wolf Trap Opera’s L’Opera Seria

Wolf Trap Opera's new production of Florian Leopold Gassmann's L'Opera Seria was performed in July 2016 at The Barns at Wolf Trap. It featured performances by the Filene Young Artists and the Studio Artists of the 2016 season roster. Opera News reported "Just when you think Wolf Trap Opera can't keep churning out imaginative and surprising, darned if it doesn't happen again."...

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