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The White Snake Delivers Tale of Love and Passion

Constellation Theatre Company has a darling new play showing at Source. Written by Mary Zimmerman, The White Snake takes viewers on a voyage driven by love. With the help of Dong Xi, an instrumental duo playing the Chinese dulcimer and percussion, the play commences with heightened anticipation. As the feathery sounds peek, the stage goes […]

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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[...]
Apr
26
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all-day Jubilee at Arena Stage @ Arena Stage
Jubilee at Arena Stage @ Arena Stage
Apr 26 – Jun 2 all-day
From acclaimed playwright and director Tazewell Thompson comes an inspirational tribute performance based on the world-famous Fisk Jubilee Singers. The renowned African American acapella group broke enormous racial barriers in the late 19th century, funding[...]
Apr
30
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all-day Love’s Labor’s Lost @ Folger Theatre
Love’s Labor’s Lost @ Folger Theatre
Apr 30 – Jun 16 all-day
Love's Labor's Lost @ Folger Theatre
In this early Shakespeare comedy, a young king and his three companions swear off women in order to focus on their studies and fasting. However, when a princess and her female companions arrive, the young[...]
all-day Spunk at Signature Theatre @ Signature Theatre
Spunk at Signature Theatre @ Signature Theatre
Apr 30 – Jun 26 all-day
Based on three short stories by Harlem Renaissance author Zora Neale Hurston and adapted by Tony Award winner George C. Wolfe, Spunk combines elements of storytelling, music and dance. This lively production promises to entertain audiences with[...]
all-day The Oresteia @ Sidney Harman Hall
The Oresteia @ Sidney Harman Hall
Apr 30 – Jun 2 all-day
The Oresteia @ Sidney Harman Hall | Washington | District of Columbia | United States
Adapted from the Greek tragedy trilogy, Ellen McLaughlin’s The Oresteia is coming to the Shakespeare Theatre Company. On the surface, it’s an epic story about love, betrayal, murder and revenge. But at its core, The Oresteia is a critique[...]