Photo by DJ Corey Photography

The cast of Happenstance Theater's BON VOYAGE! A Happenstance Escapade

Photo by Michael DuBois

Anya Randall Nebel in Anacostia Playhouse's Lady Day at Emerson's Bar and Grill

Photo by Gary Sweetman

Edward Gero and Jade Wheeler in Arena Stage's The Originalist

Photo by Joan Marcus

Jon Peterson and the cast of The Kennedy Center's Cabaret

Photo by Joshua McKerrow

Brian Keith MacDonald, Johnny Weissgerber and John Bellomo in Annapolis Shakespeare Theatre's The Complete Works of William Shakespeare (Abridged)

  • Woolly Mammoth Theatre Company offers a Pay-What-You-Can performance Tuesday July 18 at 7:30pm for the return of their production of Brendan Jacobs-Jenkins AN OCTOROON.

  • Taffety Punk Theatre Company's Bootleg Shakespeare is theatre without a net. The actors arrive in the morning with only their lines memorized. They have just the day to rehearse. The show goes on July 24 at 7:30pm, ready or not. Join them for the most exciting night you will ever have in the theatre. Tickets available on the day of the show, at the Folger Theatre at 6pm, lines form early. Limit two per person. No advance reservations.

  • The Atlas Performing Arts Center welcomes applications from performing artists and companies for their INTERSECTIONS Festival 2018 - February 23 to March 10, 2018. INTERSECTIONS is a performing arts festival which presents work that impacts our society, culture, and world by informing, inspiring, educating, and entertaining. Deadline: August 15, 2017, 5PM. Online applications only.

  • Washington Improv Theater is back at Source with "WIT Presents: Summer School" — original productions that pay homage to high school and horror movies; house ensembles with new formats; and a bevy of special guests from Magnet Theater and The Second City.

  • 1st Stage's Logan Festival of Solo Performance brings celebrated playwrights and performers in a line-up that includes Empanada for a Dream by Juan Francisco Villa, Hick: A Love Story by Terry Baum and The Gun Show by E.M. Lewis, a playwright familiar to 1st Stage audiences for her acclaimed Now Comes the Night. Shows run through July 16.

  • The DC Hip-Hop Theater Festival (DC HHTF) celebrates its seventeenth year JULY 6th - 13th. The festival features some of the freshest work in theater and performance reflecting the breath of Hip-Hop and urban culture. By bringing together local and national artists, activists, and organic intellectuals the DC HHTF remains one of the premier spaces to see work that reflects and pushes the boundaries of theater, film, dance and education.


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Currently doing double duty in Godspell and A Closer Walk with Patsy Cline at Infinity Theatre in Annapolis, Laura Stracko shares her admiration for E. Faye Butler and James Earl Jones,...