Photo by Christopher O. Banks

The cast of MetroStage's Blackberry Daze

Photo by Teresa Castracane Photography

Nora Achrati and Ahmad Kamal in Forum Theatre's I Call My Brothers

Photo by Stan Barouh

Craig Wallace in Mosaic Theater Company of DC's Satchmo at the Waldorf

Photo by Claire Kimball

Seth Rosenke and Joseph Carlson in Brave Spirits Theatre's Antony and Cleopatra

Photo by C. Stanley Photography

Emily Kester, Sasha Olinick, Anne Bowles, Billy Finn & Barbara Pinolini in Theater J's The Last Schwartz

  • Join the casts from past musicals at Keegan Theatre and guest artists as they join the national rally to end gun violence on Sunday, Sept. 25 11am-8pm in Logan Circle. As part of the Concert Across America to End Gun Violence, the full day will feature concerts, theatre and spoken word performances, art installations, and activism. Info on Facebook

  • Woolly Mammoth Theatre Company brings back solo performer Mike Daisey and THE TRUMP CARD Oct. 25-30. Mike Daisey takes on the reigning world heavyweight of self-mythologizing, the short-fingered vulgarian who captured a nation’s heart through bullying, charm, one-syllable explosions, and occasionally telling the brutal truth: Donald J. Trump.

  • The National Players, America's longest running touring company, based at Olney Theatre Center, presents THE GIVER Sept. 14 - 25. This modern classic, adapted by Eric Coble from the Newberry Award-winning book by Lois Lowry, explores the risks and rewards of a full life. The Giver speaks to all ages, from elementary audiences to adults.

  • City Kids Theater, a children's theater and learning center in Georgetown, in partnership with The National Conservatory of Dramatic Arts, presents CASHELL ALLEY: Kids Kick It Old School by Ray Ficca and Raya Kenney on Sept. 24, 25, Oct. 1 & 2. Performances at Georgetown Lutheran Church
    1556 Wisconsin Avenue, NW, tickets are $15.

  • In conjunction with their production of Blackberry Daze, MetroStage will host three cabarets by performers from the production on Mondays at 7:30pm. TC Carson Sept 26, Roz White October 3 and Yvette Spears October 10. Tickets are $25, or purchase all three for Call 703-548-9044 to reserve, tickets cash only.

  • Signature Theatre announces 5 new plays for it's SigWorks program. The five new plays by DC area playwrights chosen out of 139 submissions will be presented as part of the SigWorks: Monday Night New Play Reading’s at Ali’s Bar series. The plays and playwrights include Alabaster by Audrey Cefaly, Dogwood Cross by Michael Trottier, The Homecoming by Dani Stoller, The Reapers on Woodbrook Avenue by Mardee Bennett and Swimming with Whales by Bob Bartlett. Each reading is free (no reservations) and will be followed by a dialogue with the audience and the artists. The first reading, Alabaster, is October 3.


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