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Contest Rules: Mamma Mia! Giveaway
Jul 05, 2017

Contest Rules: Mamma Mia! Giveaway

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 Wednesday, July 5th and ends at 11:59 pm ET on Sunday, July 9th, 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 are...

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Electric Art: How Wolf Trap’s In-House Creative is Lighting Up Its Summer Season
Jul 03, 2017

Electric Art: How Wolf Trap’s In-House Creative is Lighting Up Its Summer Season

Have you noticed the new Wolf Trap artwork around the DC metro area this summer? It’s hard to miss the vibrant neon logo and bright color palette. We sat down with Wolf Trap’s Art Director, Sara Shaffer to get the scoop on how her in-house Creative team develops seasonal artwork that is fresh, eye-catching, and reflective of the energy of the artists who perform at...

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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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