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Holly Twyford and Bobby Smith in Signature Theatre's A Little Night Music

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Caroline Stefanie Clay and Tyee Tilghman in Studio Theatre's Skeleton Crew

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Mark Frazier and Jordan Campbell in Compass Rose Theater's The Liar

Photo by Chris Banks

Miche Braden in Mosaic Theater Company of DC's The Devil's Music: The Life and Blues of Bessie Smith

Photo by Scott Suchman

Tim Getman and Howard Shalwitz in Woolly Mammoth Theatre Company's The Arsonists

  • Theater Alliance's Hothouse is back during the encore presentation of their production of WORD BECOMES FLESH. They asked DC playwrights to write one 10-minute play, with no more than 3 characters, exploring the relationship between a mother, a son, and a radio. FREE public reading and conversation around plays selected from the submitted works of local playwrights on 9/25 at 8pm (at Anacostia Playhouse) & 9/26 at 8pm (at The Hill Center).

  • Annapolis Shakespeare Company is pleased to announce a new CONCERT AND CABARET SERIES featuring a variety of live music styles and intimate theatre. Performances will take place throughout the season in their new 75-seat Cabaret space and 125-seat black box theatre including The Great American Songbook October 8 and encore performances of POE... and all the others October 23, 25, 30 and November 1.

  • Join WSC Avant Bard for their All-Lady Hamlet, October 4 (7-9pm) at New District Brewing Company in Arlington. See Hamlet just as Shakespeare would have liked it: drunk, in a bar, performed entirely by DC’s greatest lady actors. Admission is free (but don’t forget to tip your bartender). Tasty local brews by New District Brewing Company. Rowdy, Elizabethan antics courtesy of Shakespeare in the Pub. (Performer sobriety not guaranteed.) “Directed” by John Stange featuring: Bri Manente as Hamlet, Angela Kay Pirko as Ophelia...and more to be announced!

  • Digital Eye at BlindWhino is an exciting, interactive event merging theater, film, a live game show and town hall-style discussion to explore how the Digital Age is affecting our everyday lives. As technology moves towards a more intimate experience with its users, we find our private lives becoming the commodity for a global market of data-miners, phishers, and hackers. How do you fit in at the dawn of a new era? Enjoy food trucks and a cash bar while you interact with Digital Eye Partners include various embassies and area theatres - the Austrian Cultural Forum, British Council, Embassy of the Czech Republic, Cultural Office of the Embassy of Spain, Goethe-Institut Washington, Embassy of Sweden, Baltimore Center Stage, Blind Whino SW Arts Club, Forum Theatre, The Laboratory for Global Performance and Politics at Georgetown University, Shakespeare Theatre Company, and Studio Theatre. October 16-17, 2017 - two presentations each night, 6:15pm & 8:45pm, tickets $20. Digital Eye at BlindWhino info & tickets

  • We Happy Few Productions presents Bram Stoker's Dracula as the next installment of our Classics in Action series. Performances October 14 (Otis Street Arts Project in Mt. Rainier), October 26 (SE Library in Eastern Market), October 30 (Capitol Hill Arts Workshop in Eastern Market).
    With faithful adherence to Stokers text, immersive staging, and chilling, terrifying (and of course silly) performances, we bring the audience into the heart of Draculas conflict: the intersection of predator and prey. Performances will be specifically tailored to each performance space, and is best enjoyed with our custom drink pairing in hand. Bring Your Own Garlic.

  • The power of music to reach far and wide has fueled countless important movements in recent decades. Now is the time to turn up the music to turn down the hateful rhetoric that has become a hallmark of the gun debate. Keegan Theatre joins hundreds of concerts happening all over the United States on Sept 24 at 7:30pm to mobilize and heal. Featuring some of DC theatre’s finest artist activists, including Ines Nassara, Bridget Linsenmeyer, Jade Jones, Eben Logan, and many more!

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