Photo by Christopher Mueller

Solea Pfeiffer in Signature Theatre's Gun & Powder

Photo by Scott Suchman

Jonathan David Martin and Laura C. Harris in Ford's Theatre's Silent Sky

Photo by Joshua McKerrow

Sarah Stewart Chapin, Brock D. Vickers, Justino Brokaw and Andy McCain in Annapolis Shakespeare Company's The 39 Steps

Photo by Margot Schulman

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

Photo by Jeri Tidwell Photography

Matt Hirsh and DeCarlo Raspberry in Toby's Dinner Theatre's Kinky Boots

Photo by Elizabeth Kemmerer

Elizabeth Darby and Claire Derriennic in Best Medicine Rep's Comedy of Venice

Photo by Stan Weinstein

Joel Hernández Lara, Luz Nicolás and Ariel Texido in GALA Hispanic Theatre's Exquisita Agonía (Exquisite Agony)

Photo by Courtney Baker-Oliver

The cast of Restoration Stage's Veils

Photo by C. Stanley Photography

Evan Daves and the cast of Round House Theatre's Spring Awakening

Photo by Margot Schulman

Unissa Cruse and Gary L. Perkins III in Imagination Stage's Zomo the Rabbit

Photo by C. Stanley Photography

Andrea Harris Smith and Justin Weaks in Studio Theatre's Pipeline

Photo by Teresa Castracane Photography

Jennifer Dundas, Tom Story and Alyssa Wilmoth Keegan in Woolly Mammoth's Shipwreck: A History Play About 2017

Photo by Cameron Whitman

Regina Aquino, Brian Mani and Ami Brabson in Folger Theatre's The Merry Wives of Windsor

Photo by Margot Schulman

The cast of Oregon Shakespeare Festival's Mother Road at Arena Stage.

Photo by Claire Kimball

Brendan Edward Kennedy, Michael Bannigan Jr., Ian Blackwell Rogers in Brave Spirits Theatre's Henry the Fourth, Part 1

Photo by Claire Kimball

Duane Richards and Gary Dubreuil in Brave Spirits Theatre's Shakespeare's Histories Cycle, Richard the Second

Photo by Teresa Castracane Photography

Jaysen Wright and Clayton Pelham, Jr. in Olney Theatre Center & 1st Stage's The Royale

Photo by Cameron Whitman

Gwen Grastorf, Patricia Hurley and Drew Kopas in Constellation Theatre Company's The 39 Steps

Photo by Ryan Maxwell Photography

Ricky Drummond in Rorschach Theatre's The Toxic Avenger: The Musical


Victor Shargai, Board Chair and Theater Philanthropist (1936-2019)

Photo by Margot Schulman

Unissa Cruse and Jonathan Atkinson in Imagination Stage's Thumbelina

Photo by Cameron Whitman

John Jones and Vishwas in The Keegan Theatre's Boy

Photo by Stan Barouh

Karmine Alers and Valeria Morales in Olney Theatre Center's Miss You Like Hell

Photo by Margot Schulman

Haysam Kadri, Mirian Katrib and Hend Ayoub in Arena Stage's A Thousand Splendid Suns

  • For 2 performances (Feb 22 8pm, Feb 23 4pm), Teatro de la Luna presents "El monólogo discreto de Calígula" (The Discreet Monologue of Caligula) by Dralio Eróliga (Mexico) starring Edwin Bernal (Guatemala) and directed by Pablo Guillén (Honduras). A man, Caligula, in a soliloquy disrupts the reality of the humanity showing us the absurdity of our existence and questioning who we are. In Spanish with English surtitles/translation.

  • This Saturday February 22 @ 8pm, 6 professional Washington-area theatre companies will write, direct, rehearse and perform original plays based on similar themes in only 24 hours. The plays will be presented at the 16th annual Play In A Day at Imagination Stage in Bethesda. Tickets are $15. 2020 Participating Theaters: Adventure Theatre MTC, Flying V, Imagination Stage, Keegan Theatre, Rorschach Theatre and Synetic Theater.

  • The next event in the Reading Series from the DC Center is February 22, 7pm - "We All Fall Down" by Esther Rodriguez. After each reading we will have a Playwright Talkback and a reception with light fare, wine, beer and non alcoholic beverages.The Playwrights look forward to feedback from the audience. Tickets for each reading $10.00.

  • In conjunction with its production of James Baldwin's THE AMEN CORNER, Shakespeare Theatre Company is also presenting "Amen, Baldwin! A Living Celebration" events into March. On Feb. 19 (5:30pm), attend the free Bookends event - chat with STC’s staff about the playwright, the play’s historical context, the director’s vision, attend the show (tickets not included), meet the actors after the show. Also upcoming: Weary Blues: Sermons & Blues, A Langston Hughes Birthday Celebration Feb 26, an artist panel March 2 at Center for Hellenic Studies discussing Baldwin's legacy, STC's Book Club focusing on Baldwin's 'Go Tell it on the Mountain' March 3 (6pm), the Sons of Baldwin performance Feb. 21 (7:20pm) at Harman Hall and others.

  • Theater J presents a Pay-What-You-Choose preview February 19 at 7:30pm of Anna Ziegler's THE WANDERERS. Purchase in advance online & choose your price or purchase on the day of the performance in person (walk up sales begin 1 hour before the performance start time, cash only, and limit of two tickets per person). Production runs thru March 15.

  • Angel Rose Artist Collective presents a staged reading of "The Kind Mother (in spite of herself)" by Petrona Xemi Tapepechul, directed by Ahanu Tapepechul - Tues, February 25, 7-9pm - an adaptation of classical commedia dell'arte stories, centering and uplifting the Trans BIPOC (Black, Indigenous, Person of Color) Community. This comedy features the classical stock characters, an array of contemporary Trans jokes, drag king pandemonium & a strong love for BIPOC communities surviving white supremacy. Tickets: $10 pre-order, $15 at the door. Trans & Intersex BIPOC get in FREE.


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