Photo by Olney Theatre Center

Paul Morella in Olney Theatre Center's annual production of A Christmas Carol: A Ghost Story of Christmas

Photo by C. Stanley Photography

Harrison Bryan in Round House Theatre's The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time

Photo by DJ Corey Photography

Rex Daugherty in Solas Nua's The Smuggler

Photo by Jeremy Daniel

Evan Casey, Tracy Lynn Olivera and Christopher Michael Richardson in The Kennedy Center's Don't Let the Pigeon Drive the Bus! (The Musical!)

Photo by Cameron Whitman

Harrison Smith, Gary L. Perkins III, Chris Stezin and Billie Krishawn in The Keegan Theatre/1st Stage's Airness

Photo by Teresa Castracane Photography

Sinclair Daniel and Justin Mark in Shakespeare Theatre Company's Peter Pan and Wendy

Photo by Jeri Tidwell Photography

Jeffrey Shankle, Heather Marie Beck, Evan Christy, and Sonny Huza in Toby's Dinner Theatre's A Christmas Story

Photo by Curtis Jordan

Rikki Lacewell, Jasmine Brooks, Amy Rhodes and Deborah Randall in Venus Theatre's The Powers That Be

Photo by RX Loft

Kerry Wilkerson, Elizabeth Mondragon, Jarrod Lee and members of the company of The In Series' L’Enfance du Christ

Photo by Joan Marcus

The cast of Fiddler on the Roof at National Theatre

Photo by The Chekhov Collective

Yulia Rubina and Dmitry Zhukovsky in The Chekhov Collective's I Take Your Hand in Mine at Taffety Punk Theatre Company

Photo by Bruce Douglas

Alex De Bard and Eirin Stevenson in Adventure Theatre MTC's The Velveteen Rabbit

Photo by Teresa Wood

Jody Doo, Diana Huey, Resa Mishina and Shanta Parasuraman in Studio Theatre's White Pearl

Photo by Stan Barouh

Jacob Scott Tischler, Amanda Castro and Rhett Guter in Olney Theatre Center's Singin' In The Rain

Photo by C. Stanley Photography

Samuel Adams and the cast of Folger Theatre's Amadeus

Photo by Margot Schulman

Daniel J. Maldonado and the cast of Arena Stage's Newsies

Photo by DJ Corey Photography

Acacia Danielson, Joshua Cole Lucas and Ensemble in Synetic Theater's The Snow Queen

Photo by Christopher Mueller

The cast of Signature Theatre's A Chorus Line

Photo by Margot Schulman

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

Photo by Teresa Castracane Photography

Alex Bellisle, Carisa Barreca and Sayjal Joshi in The Second City's She the People: The Resistance Continues at Woolly Mammoth

Photo by Lock and Company

Joshua Redford, Shayla Lowe, Jane Keifer and Hailey Ibberson in NextStop Theatre Company's Matilda The Musical

Photo by C. Stanley Photography

Jake Epstein and Amelia Pedlow in Arena Stage's Dear Jack, Dear Louise

Photo by DJ Corey Photography

Patricia Hurley in Imagination Stage's The Lion, The Witch, and The Wardrobe

Photo by Tristram Kenton

Robert Goodale and Daniel Easton in The Woman in Black at the Shakespeare Theatre Company

  • Avant Bard Theatre continues their FREE Scripts in Play reading series this week at Theatre on the Run with "Meet Murasaki..." December 13 with other readings to follow on December 14 (The Sweet Science of Bruising), December 15 (bobrauschenbergamerica), December 19 (Men on Boats), December 20 (By Sea) and December 22 (Paper Dream).

  • Olney Theatre Center presents a special sensory-friendly performance of SINGIN' IN THE RAIN for children and adults on the autism spectrum or other sensitivity issues on December 15 at 7pm. Tickets are $25 and can only be purchased through the Box Office (301-924-3400).

  • Catch the next free reading from FIRST DRAFT of THE GIFT OF THE MAGI, a new adaptation of the holiday classic by Helen Hayes award-winner Peter Coy, directed by Christopher Lane. December 10 at the Arts Club in DC and December 11 at 1st Stage in Tysons. A guided audience discussion with the creative team, actors and playwright follows each performance.

  • Following two sell-out previews and a run at the Tennessee Williams Festival in Provincetown, Spooky Action Theater presents "The Lady from the Village of Falling Flowers" at the Shaw-neighborhood speakeasy Baby Wale with limited performances on December 9 to 18 (and returns to Spooky Action Theater for two kid-friendly performances January 12 and 19, 2020). The Dec 9-18 performances are $25 and include one free happy hour drink - and restaurant open for food purchases following the show, except on Sundays.

  • Join Creative Cauldron for a cozy evening of music with their 2019 Holiday Cabaret season, launching this Sunday Dec 8 with "This Christmas" from Sandy Bainum. Check out the full roster of talent and shows including Chris Urquiaga, Nora Palka, Kara Tameika Watkins & Stephen Gregory Smith, Jimmy Mavrikes, Nova Payton and more thru December 22.

  • I TAKE YOUR HAND IN MINE, a play suggested by the love letters of Anton Chekhov and Olga Knipper, traces the passionate relationship between the world famous dramatist and Russia’s leading actress. Taffety Punk Theatre Company presents this show for only 6 performances December 9 to 13. Tickets are $15.


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