Jul
9
Tue
Capital Fringe Festival @ The Logan Fringe Arts Space
Jul 9 – Jul 28 all-day
Capital Fringe Festival @ The Logan Fringe Arts Space | Washington | District of Columbia | United States

Capital Fringe will showcase seven venues with 13 stages, all within walking distance of each other in Southwest DC, presenting more than 94 highly-ambitious productions with 60 percent of the participating artists residing in the DC Metro area. With countless performing groups, there’s bound to be something for everybody from theatre to dance, including risky art and nontraditional acts. Tickets are $72-$500 and go on sale June 17.

Jul
18
Thu
Disney’s Aladdin @ Opera House at The John F. Kennedy  Center for the Performing Arts
Jul 18 @ 7:30 pm – Sep 7 @ 7:30 pm
Disney’s Aladdin @ Opera House at The John F. Kennedy  Center for the Performing Arts | Washington | District of Columbia | United States

Come enjoy the hit Broadway musical Disney’s Aladdin, as it graces the JFK’s center stage! From the producers of The Lion King, comes the magic fairytale of a young lad and his Genie. Tony Award Winning James Monroe Iglehart, gives a performance of a lifetime bringing nothing but comedy, beauty, and magic to the stage as Aladdin’s very own Genie. So strap in your magic carpets, grab a lamp and be ready to discover a whole new world. Times vary. Tickets $39-$170. Opera House at The John F. Kennedy  Center for the Performing Arts: 2700 F St. NW, DC; www.kennedy-center.org

Jul
19
Fri
Twisted Melodies @ Signature Theatre
Jul 19 all-day
Twisted Melodies @ Signature Theatre | Arlington | Virginia | United States

This immersive one-man show performed by Kelvin Roston, Jr. takes a look at the life of 70s soul singer and composer Donny Hathaway, best known for his duets with Roberta Flack like “The Closer I Get To You.” Twisted Melodies provides a glimpse into the musician’s last days, his inner struggle with mental illness and the muses that inspired him. Various dates and times. Tickets $35-$68. Atlas Performing Arts Center: 1333 H St. NE, DC; www.atlasarts.org

Movie Nights at Arlington Mill @ Arlington Mill Plaza
Jul 19 @ 8:00 pm
Movie Nights at Arlington Mill @ Arlington Mill Plaza | Arlington | Virginia | United States

Gather on the Arlington Mill Plaza for movie nights every Friday this summer where the theme is Heroes & Sheroes: Movies with a Mission, starting with Moana and ending with Won’t You Be My Neighbor. Movies start between 8 and 8:30 p.m. Arlington Mill Plaza: 909 S Dinwiddie St. Arlington, VA; www.columbia-pike.org

Jul
20
Sat
Cinema Del Ray Outdoor Movies @ Mount Vernon Recreation Center
Jul 20 @ 7:00 pm
Cinema Del Ray Outdoor Movies @ Mount Vernon Recreation Center | Alexandria | Virginia | United States

Bring family, friends, neighbors and a blanket to watch family-friendly, open-air movies including Peter Pan, Ralph Breaks the Internet, Smallfoot (in Spanish with English subtitles), How to Train Your Dragon: The Hidden World and Incredibles 2 at Cinema Del Ray. Movie starts at 7 p.m. Mount Vernon Recreation Center: 2701 Commonwealth Ave. Alexandria, VA; www.visitalexandriava.com

Jul
21
Sun
DC Improv: Murder Mystery Comedy Show @ DC Improv Comedy Club
Jul 21 @ 7:00 pm
DC Improv: Murder Mystery Comedy Show @ DC Improv Comedy Club | Washington | District of Columbia | United States

Die Laughing Productions is back in DC with another night of comedic fun. Taking it back to the 90s with Hit Me ‘90s One More Time, this show features comedians involved in a narrative pitting their characters against one another for the hottest concert ticket of the year, Ace of Base. This fun filled night will have you laughing out of your seats and enjoying nostaligc flashbacks, all while trying to uncover a murder mystery. Come out and celebrate the 90s with the DC Improv group, and just maybe you’ll make it out alive! Starts at 7 p.m. Tickets $19. DC Improv Comedy Club: 1140 Connecticut Ave. NW, DC; www.dcimprov.com

Jul
25
Thu
Canal Park Movies @ Canal Park
Jul 25 @ 8:00 pm
Canal Park Movies @ Canal Park | Washington | District of Columbia | United States

From classics to the latest Academy Award winners, the people spoke and the movies will be shown! Join the Riverfront community for free movies at Canal Park on Thursday evenings. Films this year include: Crazy Rich Asians, Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse, The Goonies and more. Movies begin at sundown. Free to attend. Canal Park: 200 M St. SE, DC; www.capitolriverfront.org

 

Jul
26
Fri
Movie Nights at Arlington Mill @ Arlington Mill Plaza
Jul 26 @ 8:00 pm
Movie Nights at Arlington Mill @ Arlington Mill Plaza | Arlington | Virginia | United States

Gather on the Arlington Mill Plaza for movie nights every Friday this summer where the theme is Heroes & Sheroes: Movies with a Mission, starting with Moana and ending with Won’t You Be My Neighbor. Movies start between 8 and 8:30 p.m. Arlington Mill Plaza: 909 S Dinwiddie St. Arlington, VA; www.columbia-pike.org

Aug
1
Thu
Generation Abe: Museum Night at Ford’s Theatre @ Fords Theatre
Aug 1 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Generation Abe: Museum Night at Ford's Theatre @ Fords Theatre | Washington | District of Columbia | United States

Join Ford’s Theatre after hours for Museum Night on August 1. Explore the museum and theatre and enjoy the opportunity to mix and mingle with other young arts and history fans. Meet Ford’s Generation Abe staff and learn their favorite parts of the Ford’s Theatre story. Come see this historic site in a brand new light! This event is $20, and includes two complimentary drink tickets for patrons aged 21-35. A valid ID must be presented at check-in in the lobby.

Canal Park Movies @ Canal Park
Aug 1 @ 8:00 pm
Canal Park Movies @ Canal Park | Washington | District of Columbia | United States

From classics to the latest Academy Award winners, the people spoke and the movies will be shown! Join the Riverfront community for free movies at Canal Park on Thursday evenings. Films this year include: Crazy Rich Asians, Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse, The Goonies and more. Movies begin at sundown. Free to attend. Canal Park: 200 M St. SE, DC; www.capitolriverfront.org