Photo by Ryan Maxwell

Julia Klavans and Dallas Tolentino in Arts on the Horizon's Beep Beep

Photo by Carol Rosegg

Jade Jones and Christopher Mueller in Ford's Theatre's Into the Woods

Photo by C. Stanley Photography

Andy Lucien and Christy Escobar in Studio Theatre's Queen of Basel

Photo by Cameron Whitman

Willie Garner, Caroline Dubberly, Shayla Lowe and Beatrice Owens in The Keegan Theatre's Hands on a Hardbody

Photo by Margot Schulman

Jaysen Wright and Sophie Schulman in Imagination Stage's Dicken's Davey Copperfield

Photo by Mara Sherman

Karen Lange and Erik Harrison in Nu Sass Productions' Dead Dog's Bone

Photo by Yassine El Mansouri

Alicia Grace, Jusin Weaks, Isabell Monk O'Connor and Dante Myles Hoagland in The Kennedy Center's The Watsons Go to Birmingham-1963

Photo by Teresa Wood

Meg Gibson, Kevin Kilner and Ephraim Birney in Studio Theatre's Admissions

Photo by Teresa Castracane Photography

The cast of Olney Theatre Center's Oil

Photo by RJ Pavel

Kurt Boehm and Caroline Wolfson in Monumental Theatre Company's Daddy Long Legs

Photo by Margot Schulman

Sophie Schulman, Emily Kester, Alexandra Palting, Jaysen Wright, Jessica Lauren Ball and Chris Rudy in Imagination Stage's Anatole: Mouse Magnifique

Photo by C. Stanley Photography

Felicia Curry, Yesenia Iglesias and Holy Twyford in Signature Theatre's Masterpieces of the Oral and Intangible Heritage of Humanity

Photo by Gerard Blanch

Pat Kinevane in Solas Nua's Silent

Photo by Mark Williams Hoelscher

Raven Bonniwell and Danny Cackley in We Happy Few's Macbeth

Photo by C. Stanley Photography

Deimoni Brewington, Stephanie Wilson, Billie Krishawn, Alex Turner and Charles Franklin IV in Theater Alliance's Blood at the Root

Photo by Margot Schulman

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

Photo by Jeri Tidwell Photography

Jessica Bennett and Sam Kobren in Toby's Dinner Theatre's The Hunchback of Notre Dame

Photo by C. Stanley Photography

Joshua David Robinson, Jacqueline Correa, Phyllis Kay and Eric Hissom in Arena Stage's JQA

Photo by DJ Corey Photography

Jeremy Keith Hunter and Louis E. Davis in WSC Avant Bard's Topdog/Underdog

Photo by Stan Barouh

Brendan Michael and Patrick Gerard Lynch in Compass Rose Theater's Man of La Mancha

Photo by Brittany Diliberto;

Folger Theatre's presentation of Third Rail Projects' Confection

Photo by Lock and Company

Elizabeth Anne Jernigan and Teresa Spencer in NextStop Theatre Company's Fallen Angels

Photo by C. Stanley Photography

Charlie Trepany, Healy Knight, Christopher Warren and Valerie Leonard in Theater J's The Jewish Queen Lear

Photo by Scott Suchman

The cast of Shakespeare Theatre Company's Vanity Fair

  • Arena Stage/Georgetown University/Andrew R. Ammerman F'72 Partnership present a FREE event March 25 (5-6:30pm) - Pulitzer-prize winning playwright Ayad Akhtar visits Georgetown's Department of Performing Arts for an informal conversation about the upcoming Arena Stage production of his play "Junk" among other observations on the American theatre. At Georgetown U's DAVIS PERFORMING ARTS CENTER, GONDA THEATRE.

  • Catch Theater J's "The Jewish Queen Lear" (now thru April 7 at Georgetown Univ) and some add'l Creative Conversations (free events, but you do need to purchase tickets to see the production): Sun, March 24 following 2pm matinee - From Yiddish to English and Back Again; Sun, March 31 following 2pm matinee - Sunday Symposium: Yiddish Theater: Then and Now.

  • There are only two more public performances of Imagination Stage’s "Óyeme, the Beautiful," at the American Art Museum on March 22 and Catholic University on March 25. Written by Miriam Gonzales, it's based on the real-life experiences of participants in the ¡Óyeme! youth project, which works with immigrant and refugee children to “provide a creative arts outlet” for their experiences and trauma. The show is suitable for children grade 7+ and RSVPs are required.

  • Christopher Paul Curtis's Newbery Medal and Coretta Scott King Award–winning book "The Watsons Go to Birmingham–1963" comes to life in a staged concert adaptation by Christina Ham with live music by Darius Smith, featuring DC's Nova Y. Payton and Justin Weaks with Tichina Arnold (CBS' The Neighborhood), J. Bernard Calloway, Chad L. Coleman (The Wire, All American), Alicia Grace, Dante Myles Hoagland (The Last O.G.), Isabell Monk O’Connor. At The Kennedy Center thru March 24.

  • Catch Pay-What-You-Can performances of "Resolving Hedda," a “boisterously funny” (LA Times) modern re-imagining of Ibsen’s notorious schemer by local playwright Jon Klein at Washington Stage Guild. PWYC performances are March 21 7:30pm, March 22 at 8pm and March 23 at 2:3opm. The production runs thru April 14.

  • The stars are coming out to celebrate and support area theatres in coming months. Join Round House Theatre on April 6 at The Hamilton Live for their annual "Broadway 'Near' Bethesda" Gala, featuring a performance by multiple Tony Award Winner Audra McDonald. And Olney Theatre Center's Annual Gala features Broadway, TV, and Film Star Cheyenne Jackson on Saturday, May 18.


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