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Listen, Wilhelmina!
in Experience, For Kids, Opera, Summer

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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31 May 2017
Welcoming Kids to Wolf Trap: Tips for Bringing Young Fans to a Show
in Experience, For Kids, Summer

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

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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09 May 2017
What’s New at Wolf Trap
in Experience, Summer

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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08 May 2017
Wolf Trap Opera: The Next Big Thing Is Small
in Opera

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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19 Apr 2017
How To Guarantee Your Wolf Trap Tickets
in Summer

How To Guarantee Your Wolf Trap Tickets

As soon as summer shows are announced, tens of thousands of fans line up for tickets to see their favorite artists. But, every year, we hear from fans who are disappointed that their favorite show is sold out, or confused because a show they thought was sold out is being touted online in ads. The PROBLEM: Scalpers and third-party resellers whose sole motivation is to...

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15 Mar 2017
March 19, 2016, On Sale, S1
in Experience

Live and In-Person

The Filene Center Box Office officially opens for summer on Saturday, March 18 at 10 am. Why should you make the trip to the Box Office this weekend? It’s all about the experience! Fans come from miles around to line up and score the best possible seats for their favorite shows. The day kicks off at 10am, when Bernie (Wolf Trap’s Director of Ticket Services) opens the...

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14 Mar 2017
10 Ways to Prep for Summer 2017
in Experience

10 Ways to Prep for Summer 2017

With the first set of Summer 2017 shows on sale to the public on Saturday, March 18, here are some tips and tricks to help make sure you see all the shows you want this summer! Save Those Dates: Now is the time to start coordinating calendars so that you’re in town and available for those must-see shows. Get your friends together and block off...

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06 Mar 2017
The Second City: Comedic Launching Pad
in The Barns

The Second City: Comedic Launching Pad

Chicago’s legendary improv troupe, The Second City, has been a breeding ground for rising talent since it opened its doors in 1959. Today, with 11 full-time touring ensembles and two theatres in Chicago and Toronto, Second City brings laughs to fans all over the country. With Second City coming to Wolf Trap later this month, we wanted to take a look at a few of...

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06 Mar 2017
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