Photo by Stan Barouh

Anna DeBlasio and Carl Pariso in Compass Rose Theater's Camelot

Photo by Stan Barouh

Clayton Pelham Jr., Nyla Rose, Justin Weaks, B’Ellana Duquesne, Jade Jones and Louis E. Davis in Mosaic Theater Company of DC's Charm

Photo by Jenny Graham

The cast of Arena Stage's Roe

Photo by Johannes Markus

Garrett Matthews, Jaely Chamberlain, Krislynn Perry, CJ David and Jarrod Lee in The In Series' A Simple Melody: The Magic of Irving Berlin

Photo by Joan Marcus

Maryann Plunkett, Roberta Maxwell, Amy Warren and Jay O. Sanders in The Kennedy Center presentation of The Public Theater's The Gabriels: Election Year in the Life of One Family

  • In conjunction with their production of Copenhagen, Theater J has a myriad of discussions planned during the run. This Sun, January 15 after the show at 4:30pm will be "Nuclear Warfare Today" a panel discussion which will dive into the many different questions swirling around the issue of modern nuclear warfare. Panelists:
    • Matt Nosanchuck: former Associate Director of Public Engagement who served as the liaison to the American Jewish community and on international issues under President Obama.
    • Mary Lasky: Program manager at Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory

  • Did you know that the award-winning film MOONLIGHT is adapted from a play by Tarell Alvin McCraney - IN MOONLIGHT BLACK BOYS LOOK BLUE? His work has been produced locally numerous times at Studio Theatre and he'll return there in July with WIG OUT! Learn more here

  • FREE event January 11 at 7pm at Folger Shakespeare Library. A staged reading of Lauren Gunderson's new play THE BOOK OF WILL about the creation of Shakespeare's First Folio, directed by Eleanor Holdridge. It's free but requires reservations. Cast includes Desiree Chappelle, JaBen Early,Chris Dinolfo, Shanara Gabrielle, Chris Genebach, Mitchell Hébertt, Brandon McCoy, Cody Nickell, Kate Eastwood Norris, Ashley Smith, Erin Weaver. Info/reservations at Folger website

  • Join Monumental Theatre Company on January 14 for a reading of Smarty Pants: A New Musical by Bridget Grace Sheaff and Theodore Bartemes, Directed by Sarah Frances Williams. Tickets are PayWhatYouCan - donations are appreciated. Location: Catholic University Music School, John Paul Hall. Further info on Monumental's Facebook page

  • Round House Theatre has announced that the legendary Ben Vereen will headline their annual Gala Concert on May 13. This one-night only special benefit with the Tony Award winner whose career spans over 40 years of legendary performances on Broadway, film, and television. See him on stage at Round House performing a unique blend of song and dance, stories of his life, a tribute to Broadway and more! Guests will enjoy mingling, bidding on live auction prizes, and savoring delightful desserts at our biggest event of the year.

  • Join We Happy Few on January 16 at Southern Efficiency (7th St NW) for A Midnight Dreary. What started as a staged reading of The Cask of Amontillado commissioned by Mockingbird Hill has grown to 3 Poe stories that travel through all three Drink Company bars - Southern Efficiency, Mockingbird Hill, and Eat the Rich. And each story will feature a drink pairing from bartender Paul Taylor. Limited capacity, so get your tickets soon.

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