Photo by Carol Rosegg

Christopher Michael Richardson, Ines Nassara, Hasani Allen and Kevin McAllister in Ford's Theatre's The Wiz

Photo by Cameron Whitman

Maria Rizzo and members of the cast of Keegan Theatre's Chicago

Photo by Margot Schulman

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

Photo by Chris Bennion

Ryun Yu in Arena Stage's Hold These Truths

Photo by Laura DiCurcio

Tori Boutin and Matthew Paul in Imagination Stage's Balloonacy

Photo by Lock & Company

Alan Naylor and the cast of NextStop Theatre Company's Godspell

Photo by Stan Barouh

Alexander Strain in Olney Theatre Center's Every Brilliant Thing

Photo by Ryan Smith

Paige O’Malley and Ellie Nicoll in The Klunch's Adult Entertainment

Photo by Michael Horan

Christian Montgomery and the cast in Adventure Theatre MTC's Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day

Photo by DJ Corey Photography

DeMone and the cast in the remount of WSC Avant Bard's The Gospel at Colonus

Photo by Teresa Wood

Katie deBuys, Aldo Billingslea and Michael Tisdale in Folger Theatre's The Winter's Tale

Photo by Stan Barouh

Par Juneja, Katie Wickland and Joe Mucciolo in Compass Rose Theater's Disgraced

  • Join Guillotine Theatre March 22 6:30pm at Busboys & Poets (Takoma Park) presents "Lysistrata in Jerusalem," a new play by Jean R. Freedman with Abeer Shehadeh -presented as part of the eleventh annual SWAN Day. Jean R. Freedman has updated Aristophanes' classic comedy in which women from warring city-states band together and refuse to have sex with their men until a peace treaty is signed. Lysistrata in Jerusalem brings this strategy to the contemporary Middle East, creating a world in which Israeli and Palestinian women seek to end the conflict by taking matters into their own hands. Admission is free, and the reading is open to the Public.

  • Rorschach Theatre holds Pay-What-You-Can performances this week for their new production of 410[GONE] by Frances Ya-Chu Cowhig. Catch it on FRI 3/23 at 8PM, SAT 3/24 at 8PM or SUN 3/25 at 7PM. PWYC tickets are only available in person at the Atlas box office, one hour prior to show. Preview tickets sold ahead of time are full price.

  • The Actors Salon (founded by actors Liz Mamana, recently in 1st Stage's The Farnsworth Invention, and Beth Hylton, recently in Round House Theatre's Handbagged) presents this topical event Sun, March 25 2pm at Arena Stage, the day after the big march in Washington DC. A staged reading of Jason Odell Williams’ political dramedy CHURCH & STATE from starring Jack Coleman (TV’s Heroes, The Office, Scandal and Dynasty), Beth Hylton, Liz Mamana & Cody LeRoy Wilson. Tickets are $50 suggested donation & all proceeds go to Sandy Hook Promise.

  • Join Folger Theatre for a staged reading of "Dear Jack, Dear Louise", a new play written and directed by Ken Ludwig (Lend Me a Tenor, Crazy for You) that recounts his parents' courtship. Cody Nickell (Folger Theatre: Antony and Cleopatra, The Taming of the Shrew, Arcadia) and Kate Eastwood Norris (Folger Theatre: Mary Stuart, The Taming of the Shrew, Macbeth) are featured in the title roles. The March 27 7pm staged reading is free, though reservations are requested.

  • Washington Stage Guild presents ALABAMA STORY by Kenneth Jones starting with Pay-What-You-Can performances on March 22 (7:30pm) and March 23 (8pm). A librarian in segregation-era Alabama purchases a new children’s book for the library, The Rabbits’ Wedding. But the seemingly innocent wedding draws the attention of a grandstanding, intolerant state senator, who leads a crusade against the book. Based on a true story from the 50s.

  • Upcoming at Arena Stage - "Arena Forum: Civil Dialogues." The first on Mon, March 26 at 6:30pm is part of a three-part series of conversations that seek to provide an opportunity for members of the D.C. community to engage in civil discourse about social and politics issues. Led by renowned scholar Amitai Etzioni — Professor of International Relations at The George Washington University — each forum will feature a group of prominent Dialogue Starters. Event is free and open to the public; registration is required. Future forums: Mon, April 23 (Exploring what we owe other people); Tues, May 29 (Exploring the future of race relations in America).


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