Photo by Margot Schulman

Natascia Diaz and Claybourne Elder in Signature Theatre's Passion

Photo by C. Stanley Photography

Regina Aquino and the cast in Theater Alliance's The Events

Photo by Brittany Diliberto

Chris Genebach, Rachael Montgomery, Ian Merrill Peakes and Emily Noël in Folger Theatre's Macbeth

Photo by Best Medicine Rep

John Morogiello and Rebecca Herron in Best Medicine Rep's Engaging Shaw

Photo by Joshua McKerrow

Bethany Mayo and Clay Vanderbeek in Annapolis Shakespeare Company's The Miser.

Photo by Teresa Castracane Photography

Tonya Beckman and Esther Williamson in Taffety Punk Theatre Company's Pramkicker

Photo by Teresa Castracane Photography

Conrad Schott, Justin Weaks, Megan Graves and Eunice Hong in Woolly Mammoth Theatre Company's Gloria

Photo by Margot Schulman

Edwin Lee Gibson in Arena Stage's presentation of Turn Me Loose

Photo by Kaley Etzkorn

James Whalen and Andrea Harris Smith Small Mouth Sounds

Photo by Margot Schulman

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

Photo by Hershey Felder Productions

Mona Golabek in Theater J's presentation of The Pianist of Willesden Lane

Photo by Stan Barouh

Christina Kidd, Jessica Bennett, Jessica Lauren Ball, Amanda Kaplan, and Megan Tatum in Olney Theatre Center's South Pacific

Photo by Christopher O. Banks

Doug Brown and Jeremiah Hasty in MetroStage's The Painted Rocks at Revolver Creek

  • Enter for your chance to win free tickets to Ford's Theatre's 2018-2019 mainstage production's First Previews thru their partnership with TodayTix. First Preview for the classic "Born Yesterday" by Garson Kanin is Fri, Sept 21. Political satire meets romantic comedy in this sharp-edged satire starring Kimberly Gilbert, Ed Gero and Cody Nickell.

  • Soul Tent Stories is a listening project of the People's University, led by Helen Hayes Award nominated performer and writer Anu Yadav with DC Public Libraries, to develop a theater play on how we heal from racism and poverty. The event is Sat, Sept 24 6:30-8:30pm. We will hear one-minute audio stories from DC residents and members of the Poor People's Campaign of 1968 and today, followed by a storytelling workshop. With refreshments and childcare. (There will also be another listening party on Sun, Sept 23 at 4:30pm at BloomBars 3222 11th St NW).

  • Performances begin this weekend for The Klunch's world premiere of Ian Allen’s "How to Win a Race War." The three-part comic satire, replete with song-and-dance numbers is a parody of white supremacist “race war” fiction, which has proliferated in the years since Timothy McVeigh named "The Turner Diaries" as inspiration for his brutal 1995 Oklahoma City bombing. Friday 9/21 and the matinee on Saturday 9/22 are both Pay-What-You-Can performances.

  • Coming up from Guillotine Theatre:
    Tales of Mystery and the Imagination - Poems and Stories of Edgar Allan Poe. Enjoy a short preview at Taste of Old Town North on Sept 20 7-7:15pm at Montgomery Park (901 Montgomery St in Old Town Alexandria) OR catch it October 27 7-8pm in the Receiving Vault at Ivy Hill Cemetery (2823 King St, Alexandria VA; Parking in the cemetery grounds). Reservations: or 703-549-7413 x 1112.

  • Have a talented canine? Enter your dog in Arena Stage's Canine Casting Call for their production of "Anything Goes." Two dogs will be selected to alternate the role of Cheeky in the upcoming production of the Cole Porter classic (Nov 2 – Dec 23). Casting call is Sat, September 22 from 10am to noon at Arena.

  • Post-show Talk-Back at Mosaic Theater Company's "Marie and Rosetta" this Sat, Sept 15 following the 3pm matinee: "Race and Rock and Roll: Whitewashing of Black Musical History" with Paige Muller, Mosaic Theater Company's Programming Coordinator; Rex (DC Punk and Soul Musician); Maya Cunningham (Ethnomusicologist and Cultural Activist); Dr. Saïs Kamalidiin (Executive Director, Howard University Center for Ethnomusicology). Ticket must be purchased for the production; talk-back is free.


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