Photo by Ryan Maxwell Photography

The cast of LiveArtDC's Love's LaBEERS Lost.

Photo by Teresa Wood

Jacob Fishel & Erin Weaver (center) and the cast of Folger Theatre's Sense and Sensibility

Photo by Joshua McKerrow

Brian Keith MacDonald in the Annapolis Shakespeare Company production of POE . . . and all the others.

Photo by Danisha Crosby

Dawn Ursula, Jon Hudson Odom and Tom Story the Round House Theatre & Olney Theatre Center production of Angels in America: Perestroika.

Photo by William M. Leak Jr.

The cast of Live Garra Theatre's A Matter of Perspective

  • Only 3 more chances to experience Pinky Swear Productions' Pinky Dreadful. Part fundraiser, part hell-raiser, they're taking on Halloween with blood-curdling stories, creepy performance art, and an old-school Halloween party, Pinky Swear-style. Only 20 tickets per date in various locations in Petworth, Falls Church and Eastern Market. Admission includes performance, refreshments, and hob-nobbin' with goblins and ghouls. Costumes mandatory! Don't have one? Rent one of theirs at the door!

  • Join Synetic Theater for it's 10th Annual Vampire's Ball on Friday, October 28 (8pm) following a performance of their hellish adaptation of Dante's Inferno. After traveling the nine circles of hell with Dante, guests will dance the night away to music courtesy of Resident Composer and Halloween DJ, Konstantine Lortkipanidze. The event will include an open bar, light appetizers, and a costume contest with fabulous Synetic prizes. Tickets $50-70.

  • Come to Spooky Action Theater's Pay-What-You-Can performances of RAMEAU'S NEPHEW Thursday October 20 & Friday October 21 at 8pm. Tickets at the door or make advance reservations online for $10 minimum.

  • Come to Pallas Theatre Collective's first ever Cabaret: Miscast/Open Mic night, Friday, October 21 at Caos on F (923 F St. NW). Doors open at 6 pm, entertainment begins at 7pm. Come for a beer, sing a miscast musical theatre tune along side various Collective members.

  • Studio Theatre patrons can see a great show and support a great cause. Purchase tickets to Staceyann Chin's MotherStruck through the TodayTix app and they'll donate $5/ticket to two charities of Staceyann's choice, Whitman-Walker Health, from October 12 through October 16, and Planned Parenthood, from October 19 through October 23. Learn more on TodayTix.

  • The International Centre for Women Playwrights has honored area theatres Imagination Stage, NextStop Theatre Company, Rep Stage, Round House Theatre, Theater Alliance and Baltimore's CenterStage with its 50/50 Applause Award, which is given to theaters that produce fifty percent or more plays by women playwrights in their 2015–2016 season. They are among 107 theatres around the world to receive the 50/50 Applause Award. The mission of the International Centre for Women Playwrights is to promote and support women dramatists around the world. The 50/50 Applause Award was created in 2012 to increase awareness and congratulate theatres that produce plays by female playwrights.


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