Photo by Matthew Thompson

Marty Rea and Aaron Monaghan in Druid's Waiting for Godot at Shakespeare Theatre Company

Photo by Jae Yi Photography

Ron Litman and Oscar Ceville in Scena Theatre's 1984

Photo by Margot Schulman

Chris Dinolfo in Imagination Stage's Robin Hood

Photo by Michael Horan

Heather A. Gibson, Kelsey Painter, Philip da Costa and Philip Kershaw in Adventure Theatre MTC's Judy Moody & Stink: The Mad, Mad, Mad, Mad Treasure Hunt

Photo by Stan Barouh

Shpend Xani, Dylan Fleming, Dani Stoller, Chris Genebach, Jonathan Atkinson and Miranda Rizzolo in Olney Theatre Center's The Crucible

Photo by Stan Barouh

Ahmad Kamal and Maboud Ebrahimzadeh in Olney Theatre Center's The Invisible Hand

Photo by Teresa Wood

Eileen Rivera, Joe Ngo, Marc Delacruz and Jacob Yeh in Studio Theatre's Vietgone

Photo by Brittany Diliberto

Alex Mills, Irina Kavsadze, Irina Tsikurishvili and Dallas Tolentino in Synetic Theater's Titus Andronicus

Photo by Stan Barouh

Dylan Morrison Myers, Keith L. Royal Smith, Jeremy Keith Hunter and Josh Adams in Mosaic Theater Company's Hooded, Or Being Black for Dummies

Photo by Elizabeth Kemmerer

Cristian Camilo Linares and Brooke Friday in Best Medicine Rep's Derek Jeter Makes the Play

Photo by Teresa Castracane Photography

Madeline Mooney and Gary Perkins III in Solas Nua's The Frederick Douglass Project

Photo by C. Stanley Photography

Chris Stezin and Jessie Power in Keegan Theatre's The Undeniable Sound of Right Now

Photo by Margot Schulman

Aaron Shields, Brigid Cleary, Danny Bernardy, Soneka Anderson in Shear Madness at The Kennedy Center.

Photo by Mark Williams Hoelscher

Eirin Stevenson, Anne Flowers, Elizabeth Ung and the cast of Pointless Theatre's Rite of Spring

Photo by Maria Baranova-Suzuki

Dan Manning, Alex Alferov, Natalie Toro, Christiane Noll and Matt Bogart in Arena Stage's Snow Child

Photo by Jeri Tidwell Photography

Matt Hirsh and the cast of Toby's Dinner Theatre's Disney's Newsies

Photo by Stan Barouh

The cast of Compas Rose Theater's A Chorus Line

Photo by Christopher Mueller

Jimmy Mavrikes and Lukas James Miller in Signature Theatre's Girlfriend

  • Folger Theatre offers a Pay-What-You-Will performance of Bedlam's "ferocious" 4-person cast of Shaw's SAINT JOAN this Sunday 5/13 at 7pm. Tickets available at the box office beginning at 5pm. Performances begin on Saturday and run thru June 10.

  • Folger Theatre offers a Pay-What-You-Will performance of Bedlam's "ferocious" SAINT JOAN this Sunday 5/13 at 7pm. Tickets available at the box office beginning at 5pm. Performances begin on Saturday and run thru June 10.

  • Spooky Action Theater presents THE SMALL ROOM AT THE TOP OF THE STAIRS starting with PayWhatYouCan performances on May 17 & 18 at 8pm. By Canadian writer Carole Fréchette, the play will be staged for the first time in Washington DC directed by The Hub Theatre Artistic Director Helen Murray. Performances run thru June 10.

  • Imagination Stage and Hispanic Heritage Foundation partner with Catholic University’s School of Theology and Religious Studies to host two special performances of Óyeme written by playwright Miriam Gonzales – a powerful and timely play about the spiritual, emotional, and physical journey of unaccompanied minors, refugees, and other immigrants – on May 15th on Capitol Hill and at Catholic University. Performances followed by panel discussion of experts and activists; free and open to the public. Óyeme on Capitol Hill May 15, 9–10:30am, U.S. Capitol Visitor Center, Room 201, First St NE; Óyeme at Catholic University, School of Theology & Religious Studies May 15, 6-8pm, Pryzbyla University Center.

  • theatreWashington followers - get 50% off with promo code THEATRE10 for $10 tickets to Folger Theatre's upcoming evening of lively theater talk May 16 at 7pm. Washington Post chief theater critic Peter Marks sits down with director Eric Tucker (Sense & Sensibility, Saint Joan, Hamlet) to discuss bringing classic authors such as Shakespeare, Austen, and Shaw to the stage for a modern audience. They'll discuss Tucker's staging of "Saint Joan" at the Folger, the success of Eric’s Bedlam theater in New York, and more. An audience Q&A follows.

  • Join American Pops Orchestra for Cole Porter's timeless songs at "Let's Misbehave: Cole Porter After Dark" on May 19th at Arena Stage, May 19 8pm. Featuring pop star Betty Who, Tony nominee Liz Callaway, Ali Ewoldt (Phantom of the Opera on Broadway), Vishal Vaidya (Groundhog Day on Broadway), Helen Hayes Award recipient Bobby Smith and Luke Hawkins (America's Got Talent). Tix from $20.

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