Photo by DJ Corey Photography

John Austin, Lilian Oben, Mary Myers, Christian Montgomery and Billie Krishawn in Constellation Theatre Company's Melancholy Play

Photo by Joshua McKerrow

Bethany Mayo and Clay Vanderbeek in Annapolis Shakespeare Company's The Miser.

Photo by Margot Schulman

Drew Gehling, Bryonha Marie Parham and Douglas Sills in Arena Stage's Dave

Photo by Ryan Maxwell Photography

Joshua Simon, Alani Kravitz, Jared H. Graham, Brendan McMahon, Matthew Castleman and Charlene V. Smith in 4615 Theatre Company's Dinner

Photo by Cameron Whitman

Dan Felton and Susan Derry in Keegan Theatre's The Bridges of Madison County

Photo by Evgenia Eliseeva

The cast of The Hypocrites' The Pirates of Penzance at Olney Theatre Center.

Photo by Lock and Company

The cast of NextStop Theatre Company's Amour

Photo by Jeri Tidwell Photography

Heather Marie Beck in Toby's Dinner Theatre's Mamma Mia!

Photo by Matthew Murphy

Adrianna Hicks and N'Jameh Camara in The Color Purple at The Kennedy Center

Photo by RCG Photography LLC

Christopher Janson and Zack Dittami in Rainbow Theatre Project In The Closet

Photo by Teresa Castracane Photography

The cast of The Hypocrites' H.M.S. Pinafore at Olney Theatre Center.

Photo by Bruce Douglas

Carlos Castillo and Michelle Polera in Adventure Theatre MTC's Tinker Bell

Photo by Longacre Lea

Scott Ward Abernethy and Christine Alexander in Longacre Lea's The Interstellar Ghost Hour

Photo by Margot Schulman

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

Photo by Ryan Maxwell Photography

Joshua Simon and Jared H. Graham in 4615 Theatre Company's Macbeth

Photo by the Puppet Co.

the Puppet Co.'s production of Peter and the Wolf

Photo by Joan Marcus-Chicago company

The National Tour of Hamilton, now at The Kennedy Center

Photo by Jabari Jefferson

Krinessa Pinket and Jennifer Lee in Anacostia Playhouse's Happy Ending

  • Mosaic Theater Company holds a PayWhatYouCan performance of "Marie and Rosetta" on August 22 @ 8pm. Tickets available for purchase at the door beginning an hour before curtain. Discounted tickets can be purchased in advance.

  • Arena Stage holds its Community Day on Saturday, August 25 beginning at noon.
    This FREE even brings a fun-filled day to celebrate the start of the 2018/19 season, plus high-flying aerialists, dance classes taught by Camp Arena Stage Teaching Artists, season-themed activities, live music from local artists, and the return of Taste of the Southwest, featuring small bites from restaurants found on the Wharf and in the Southwest neighborhood.

  • Coming up at Spooky Action Theater is their 2018 Mini Festival of Readings, part of New Works in Action. Between September 3 and 9, catch six new plays starting with "Torgus & Snow" September 3 at The Kennedy Center's Page-to-Stage Festival, then other readings at Spooky Action September 4 - 9 (Free to attend, but make a reservation).

  • Join Solas Nua Mon, August 20 for this free play reading DANNY & CHANTELLE (STILL HERE), firected by Craig Baldwin and featuring Dani Stoller & Joe Carlson. At Dupont Underground. Doors open at 6:30 / Reading at 7pm.

  • Constellation Theatre Company holds a Pay-What-You-Can Preview Fri, August 10 (8pm) for their production of Melancholy Play by celebrated writer Sarah Ruhl. All tickets sold at the door starting 1 hour prior to curtain time, first come, first served basis, no advance sales. They'll also have $15 Preview Sat, August 11 (8pm), and $25 Preview Sun, August 12 (8pm)

  • The National Players are back previewing Shakespeare's Twelfth Night before they take the show on the road. Two Pay-What -You-Can performances are on August 16 and 17 in Olney Theatre Center's Historic Theatre. All donations go towards National Players. CASH ONLY. Tickets purchased on the day-of show at the box office starting at 5pm. All purchases must be in-person and in CASH. No phone or internet sales.

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