Photo by Matthew Murphy

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

Photo by C. Stanley Photography

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

Photo by Margot Schulman

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

Photo by David Lewis

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

Photo by RJ Pavel

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

Photo by Jati Lindsay

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

Photo by Sharon Farmer

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

Photo by Michael Horan

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

Photo by Stan Barouh

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

Photo by Jeri Tidwell Photography

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

Photo by Margot Schulman

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

Photo by Steve LaRocque

Marnie Konarek and Brendan Murray in Quotidian Theatre Company's The Mollusc

  • For Synetic Theater's July 24 performance of "Treasure Island", come dressed as your favorite Buccaneer for "Pirate Cosplay Night!" Get 50% off tickets with the code JOLLYROGER. This classic coming-of-age tale follows Jane Hawkins, an orphan who longs for adventure, as she is swept up on a wild hunt for buried treasure with a ruthless band of buccaneers. Along the way, Jane’s bravery, morality, and sense of self are put to the test as she learns about her past and the path she wants to follow. "Treasure Island" runs til August 18.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • Bring your lawn chair or blanket and enjoy a FREE performance in your favorite park July 9 to 21 throughout Maryland from Prince George's Shakespeare in the Parks! For more information, call 301 446-3232; or visit All ages are welcome. This week: July 9, Brookside Gardens-Wheaton, MD; July 10, Meadowside Nature Center-Rockville, MD; July 11, Oxon Hill Manor-Oxon Hill, MD; July 12, The Clarice Smith Performing Arts Center-College Park, MD; July 13, Cabin John Regional Park Amphitheater-Bethesda, MD; July 14, Harmony Hall Arts Center-Ft. Washington, MD.


10 Questions


When the first show you saw was Miss Saigon on Broadway, with its epic helicopter scene and Lea Salonga starring, is it any surprise that you'd go on to have a career in theater? We think not! ...

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DC-based actor and two-time Helen Hayes Award nominee CAROLINE DUBBERLY has been on stage since she was a baby and remembers watching her mother tread the boards as a small child, so it's no wonder she made...

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POMME KOCH says his mom took him to plays instead of baseball games when he was a kid, and we thank her! Koch, who spent the first few years of his career performing on the DC theater scene, went on to appear in...