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Miche Braden in Mosaic Theater Company of DC's The Devil's Music: The Life and Blues of Bessie Smith

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

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Gary L. Perkins III, Clayton Pelham Jr, Justin Weaks, Chris Lane, Louis E. Davis in Theater Alliance's Word Becomes Flesh

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Felicia Curry in Factory 449's Lela & Co.

Photo by Christopher Annas-Lee

Luz Nicolás, Iker Lastra and Inés Domínguez del Corral in GALA Hispanic Theatre's Don Juan Tenorio, The Infamous Seducer of All Times

  • Digital Eye at BlindWhino is an exciting, interactive event merging theater, film, a live game show and town hall-style discussion to explore how the Digital Age is affecting our everyday lives. As technology moves towards a more intimate experience with its users, we find our private lives becoming the commodity for a global market of data-miners, phishers, and hackers. How do you fit in at the dawn of a new era? Enjoy food trucks and a cash bar while you interact with Digital Eye Partners include various embassies and area theatres - the Austrian Cultural Forum, British Council, Embassy of the Czech Republic, Cultural Office of the Embassy of Spain, Goethe-Institut Washington, Embassy of Sweden, Baltimore Center Stage, Blind Whino SW Arts Club, Forum Theatre, The Laboratory for Global Performance and Politics at Georgetown University, Shakespeare Theatre Company, and Studio Theatre. October 16-17, 2017 - two presentations each night, 6:15pm & 8:45pm, tickets $20. Digital Eye at BlindWhino info & tickets

  • We Happy Few Productions presents Bram Stoker's Dracula as the next installment of our Classics in Action series. Performances October 14 (Otis Street Arts Project in Mt. Rainier), October 26 (SE Library in Eastern Market), October 30 (Capitol Hill Arts Workshop in Eastern Market).
    With faithful adherence to Stokers text, immersive staging, and chilling, terrifying (and of course silly) performances, we bring the audience into the heart of Draculas conflict: the intersection of predator and prey. Performances will be specifically tailored to each performance space, and is best enjoyed with our custom drink pairing in hand. Bring Your Own Garlic.

  • The power of music to reach far and wide has fueled countless important movements in recent decades. Now is the time to turn up the music to turn down the hateful rhetoric that has become a hallmark of the gun debate. Keegan Theatre joins hundreds of concerts happening all over the United States on Sept 24 at 7:30pm to mobilize and heal. Featuring some of DC theatre’s finest artist activists, including Ines Nassara, Bridget Linsenmeyer, Jade Jones, Eben Logan, and many more!

  • Mosaic Theater Company's workshop series presents NATIVE SON by Nambi E. Kelley, directed by Psalmeyne 24 on Mon, September 25 at 7pm. Tickets $20 general admission. Chicago native Nambi E. Kelley’s retelling of Richard Wright's landmark novel re-imagines the story of 20-year-old Bigger Thomas for a whole new generation.

  • The Laboratory for Global Performance & Politics is hosting the National Theatre of Ghana’s acclaimed production of Tennessee Williams' TEN BLOCKS ON THE CAMINO REAL. This outdoor/marketplace production, a success in Ghana, will be in Washington, DC as part of a multi-city tour to communities throughout the US. Pay-what-you-can tickets are now available. This 75-min production, to be performed in English, takes a West African perspective on Williams’ classic story of love and heroism, weaving in vibrant music and presented in an experiential marketplace setting that highlights the themes of political economy and social stratification at the heart of the play. Mon, Sept 25 (7pm) - West Lawn at the National Building Museum; Tues, Sept 26 (5:30pm) - Red Square on Georgetown University campus with a panel discussion immediately following the performance.

  • Save your clams (that's 1920s slang for cash) at a preview performance of Constellation Theatre Company 's musical THE WILD PARTY next week. PayWhatYouCan Thurs 9/21, discounted tickets for previews on Fri or Sat 9/22 and 9/23.

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