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Jeff Hiller in Studio Theatre's Bright Colors And Bold Patterns

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Baakari Wilder and Dawn Thomas Reidy in Unexpected Stage Company's The Few

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Kailah S. King in The Essential Theatre's Vivian's Music 1969

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Kelvin Roston Jr. in Mosaic Theater Companies co-production of Twisted Melodies

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

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The national tour of The Band's Visit at The Kennedy Center

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Holly Walker and Adam Schreck in The Kennedy Center's The Second City's America; It's Complicated!

Photo by Margot Schulman

Justine 'Icy' Moral in Imagination Stage's The Ballad of Mu Lan

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Ben Ribler and Christian Montgomery in Monumental Theatre Company's Be More Chill

Photo by Michael Horan

Louis E. Davis, Caroline Wolfson and John Sygar in Adventure Theatre MTC's The Cat in the Hat

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Nicki Elledge and Matt Hirsh in Toby's Dinner Theatre's Grease

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Christopher Michael Richardson, Tracy Lynn Olivera, Emiko Dunn and Michael J. Mainwaring in Olney Theatre Center's Roald Dahl's Matilda the Musical

  • Creative Cauldron is in the throes of it's annual Summer Cabaret Series. Coming up this week catch Nora Palka in "New York, New Nora" (7/19) and Kathy Halenda's "Somewhere Over the Rose" (7/20). Cabarets thru September including Stephen Gregory Smith, Chris Urquiaga, pianist Mark G Meadows, Katie McManus and more.

  • "Soldiers of the Cross" by Helen Hayes Award nominee Caleen Sinnette Jennings is presented July 15 7pm as part of Signature Theatre's SigWorks: Monday Night New Play Readings at Ali’s Bar. When black activist Asha Brown’s brothers marry outside of their race, she experiences the pain, compromises and joys of a new kind of family in a serio-comedy about intermarriage in Trump’s America. SigWorks is an initiative that highlights and supports the work of regional playwrights. This series is an opportunity for playwrights, actors, directors, and patrons to explore new plays in a fun and informal environment. FREE, no reservations required.

  • Shakespeare Theatre Company's Academy for Classical Acting term comes to a close with a trio of productions featuring the graduate actors including "As You Like It" directed by Aaron Posner, "Measure for Measure" directed by Timothy Douglas and "Macbeth" directed by Craig Baldwin. Performances July 8 – July 26 and Tickets
    $15.00 per show or $30 for all three.

  • Coming up this weekend at GALA Hispanic Theatre - a weekend of DC Latinx Artists with Teatro de la Luna's Nuestra Señora De Las Nubes on July 12 and Teatro La Bolsa's Dream of Azul on July 13. Performed in Spanish with English surtitles. $20 only!

  • 1st Stage presents the 3rd ANNUAL LOGAN FESTIVAL OF SOLO PERFORMANCE July 11-21. See The Things They Carried (starting July 11), Joy Rebel (starting July 12) and The Happiest Place on Earth (starting July 13). Limited performances for each. “All three are very different in structure and content but are remarkably beautiful and show off the unique power of solo work.”

  • The run has already begun, but don't miss your chance to catch Mike Daisey's return to DC with A PEOPLE'S HISTORY thru July 21. Recognized as “the master storyteller” by the New York Times, presents his most epic work—18 different full-length monologues, weaving together two very different histories: Howard Zinn's "A People's History of the United States", and his US History textbook he was taught from in rural Maine 25 years ago. Daisey confronts the legacy of our nation, our complicity, our responsibility, and the future in a unique theatrical event. Performed at Arena Stage as part of the Capital Fringe Festival 2019. Tickets $35, after one show in the series then each subsequent show is $20.

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