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A Conversation with Edward Gero on Arena Stage’s “Junk”

Pulitzer Prize winner Ayad Akhtar’s play Junk is coming to Arena Stage on April 5. Inspired by the debt crisis of the 1980s, Junk explores the ruthless world of finance and its effects on American values. Acclaimed DC stage actor Edward Gero plays the role of Thomas Everson, the owner of a steel manufacturing company, […]

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all-day Into the Woods @ Ford's Theatre
Into the Woods @ Ford's Theatre
Mar 8 – May 22 all-day
Into the Woods @ Ford's Theatre | Washington | District of Columbia | United States
Into the Woods is a darkly funny reimagining of several beloved fairy tales from the minds of Stephen Sondheim and James Lapine. The play follows a baker and his wife on a quest to break[...]
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all-day Mosaic Theater Company ‘s Native... @ Atlas Performing Arts Center
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The infamous streets of Southside Chicago set the scene in this dramatic, gripping production of Native Son. Adapted from Richard Wright’s legendary novel, Native Son tells the story of Bigger Thomas. When Bigger gets a well-paying job as[...]
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all-day The Who’s Tommy at Kennedy Center @ Kennedy Center
The Who’s Tommy at Kennedy Center @ Kennedy Center
Apr 24 – Apr 29 all-day
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all-day Jubilee at Arena Stage @ Arena Stage
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all-day Spunk at Signature Theatre @ Signature Theatre
Spunk at Signature Theatre @ Signature Theatre
Apr 30 – Jun 26 all-day
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