Photo by C. Stanley Photography

Erik Harrison, Chloe Mikala and Tori Boutin in Rorschach Theatre's Sing To Me Now

Photo by Claire Kimball

Ben Peter and Danielle Scott in Brave Spirits Theatre's The Changeling

Photo by Lock and Company

Jacob Yeh and John Sygar in NextStop Theatre Company's East of Eden

Photo by Jae Yi

Sara Barker, Jen Bevarelli and Nanna Ingvarsson in Scena Theatre's Woman of No Importance

Photo by Ryan Maxwell Photography

Anna DiGiovanni and Scott Ward Abernethy in 4615 Theatre Company's Venus in Fur

Photo by DJ Corey Photography

The cast of Constellation Theatre Company's Aida

Photo by Cameron Whitman

Jade Jones and the cast in Keegan Theatre's As You Like It

Photo by C. Stanley Photography

Jaysen Wright and Sylvia Kates in Theater J's Actually

Photo by Mara Sherman

Francesca Chilcote, Colin Conor, Mary Meyers and Steven Soto in Nu Sass Productions' Can't Pay, Won't Pay

Photo by Christopher Mueller

Owen Tabaka (center) and the cast of Signature Theatre's Billy Elliot

Photo by Evan Zimmerman, MurphyMade

Lila Coogan and Stephen Brower in the national tour of Anastasia at The Kennedy Center

Photo by Ryan Maxwell Photography

Tim German and Madeline Key in Flying V's Sheila and Moby

Photo by Oscar O'Ryan

The cast of The Fall at Studio Theatre.

Photo by Claire Kimball

Katie Culligan (foreground) with Musa Gurnis and Ben Peter in Brave Spirits Theatre's The Duchess of Malfi

Photo by Katie Ellen Simmons-Barth

Beth Hylton and Thais Menendez in Rep Stage's Things That Are Round

Photo by Stan Barouh

Marni Penning and Ro Boddie in Mosaic Theater Company's The Agitators

Photo by C. Stanley Photography

Montana Monardes and Adam Lemos in WSC Avant Bard's Illyria, or What You Will

Photo by Margot Schulman

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

Photo by Teresa Wood

Holly Twyford and Howard W. Overshown in Folger Theatre's King John

  • Keegan Theatre's Boiler Room Series returns for a second season with a Nov. 12 staged reading (FREE) of Up the Ladder, Down the Slide by David Valdes Greenwood. Directed by Josh Sticklin, the play centers on three friends from "the sandwich generation" – adults taking care of their kids and their aging parents at once – as their own dramas take a back seat to those faced by the suddenly vulnerable people who raised them.

  • Monumental Theatre Company presents Black Girl Magic: A Monumental Theatre Company Concert, Nov. 27 at DC9 Nightclub featuring Jade Jones, Ines Nassara and Awa Sal Secka (seen together in Ford's The Wiz). The three power house vocalists will perform for one night only to celebrate their talent and what makes them magic.

  • Join Mosaic Theater Company for post-show discussions throughout the run following performances of The Agitators. Details on panelists & other discussions during the run (thru Nov 25) on their website, including "Rebellion at The Grassroots" after the Nov. 9, 8pm show; "Voting Rights Today: The Meaning of Centuries of Struggle" after Nov. 10 3pm show; and "Black Women's Suffrage: Abolition Was Not Enough," after the Nov. 11, 3pm show.

  • Applications for the 2019 Capital Fringe Festival are now open! (Early Bird deadline - Nov 8; Regular Applications deadline - Jan 11, 2019). Have questions about producing a show next July 2019? Join Capital Fringe at the SW BID (Business Improvement District) office to talk about the process of applying and taking part. To attend, email Lee Cromwell, Festival Producer, at lee@capitalfringe.org to RSVP. Accepting applications also for Fringe's commissioning arm, now in its 2nd year. Request for Proposal DEADLINE - Jan 2, 2019.

  • Arena Stage, after casting two local dogs for it's production of "Anything Goes" (Nov 2 – Dec 23) is partnering with the Humane Rescue Alliance to support the adoption of shelter animals. The Humane Rescue Alliance’s mobile adoption vehicle will be on site at Arena Stage on November 3 and December 8 between performances. City Dogs Rescue will be coming on November 17 and that Rural Dog Rescue will be coming on November 18 and December 2.

  • Attention Book Lovers! If you love East of Eden, Steinbeck, or just talking books, join NextStop Theatre Company's exclusive Book Talk with Artistic Director Evan Hoffmann on Thurs, November 8 before the 8pm performance. They'll meet at 6:30pm at ArtSpace Herndon for thebook club and light refreshments, and wrap up in time to get to the show. No additional cost for this program, but you do need to purchase a ticket if you want to attend the production. East of Eden runs thru Nov. 18.

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