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Diego Esmolo, Andrew Overton, Patrick Campbell, Conner Gilbert, Jason Quackenbush and Elad Ness in Red Branch Theatre Company's Lysistrata Jones

Photo by Stan Barouh

Brian Anthony Wilson in Olney Theatre Center's Thurgood

Photo by Margot Schulman

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

Photo by Michael Horan

The cast of Adventure Theatre MTC's Junie B. Jones is Not a Crook

Photo by Steve LaRocque

Jane Squier Bruns and Debbie Minter Jackson in Quotidian Theatre Company's Night Seasons

  • Celebrate Arena Stage’s artistic present and Southwest DC’s developing future at their Community Day and Costume Sale Saturday, August 26 (12PM-6PM). This is a FREE event for the entire family. Enjoy activities inspired by the 2017/18 season, including live music, dance performances and poetry readings; great food from restaurants on the Wharf and in SW, family-friendly activities, a costume trunk and much, much more.

  • The Wizard of Hip by Thomas W. Jones II begins at MetroStage with a Pay-What-You-Can performance Thursday, August 17 at 8pm ($10 minimum)

  • The First Draft at The Rose Reading Series presents HATRACK (workshop edition) by James L. Crowell on TUES, AUG 15 at the National Conservatory of Dramatic Arts in Georgetown. Doors open at 6:30pm, reading at 7pm. HATRACK is a historically-based drama of one man's trial to save himself and redeem a nation. Guest Directed by Christopher Lane, featuring Ray Ficca, Rick Foucheux, Christopher Lane, Bill Largess, Susan Lynskey, Robert Mrazek, Chris Stezin, and Christopher Walker

    FREE ADMISSION. Seating is limited for this performance.
    No reservations. Walk-ins only. First come, first seated!

  • Check out this FREE show at GALA Hispanic Theatre, August 4, from GALA's Paso Nuevo youth ensemble and the Summer Youth Employment Program - Tell 'em What's Really Wrong/ Diles lo que esta realmente mal.
    Join us while we engage in the lives of these young adults trying to find the light in their darkness. Be ready to listen because I think they're ready to tell you what's really wrong!

  • Shakespeare Theatre Company's annual FREE FOR ALL presents a return of it's recent production of Othello, August 15 - 27 at Sidney Harman Hall. Two weeks of free performances!

  • To acknowledge her outstanding contribution to classical theatre in America, Actress Laura Linney will be awarded the Shakespeare Theatre Company’s prestigious William Shakespeare Award for Classical Theatre (Will Award) at the Harman Center for the Arts 10th Anniversary Gala on Sunday, October 15, 2017 at Sidney Harman Hall.

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