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Stage and Screen: August 2018

THROUGH SUNDAY, AUGUST 5 The Story of the Gun Politics aside, what is the history with America and guns? Mike Daisey offers a comedy-tinged performance about the controversial conversation. The New York Times-designated “master storyteller” won’t be lecturing you on a specific partisan point. While we’re used to hearing repetitive rhetoric on the gun debate, […]

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A Day in the Life: Studio Theatre Literary Director Adrien-Alice Hansel

Imagine you’re handed a pile of plays. Hidden among them is…
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Hip-Hop Dancer Comfort Fedoke Comes to Kennedy Center

Comfort Fedoke realizes that in order to grow and gain skills…
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50 Ways... Proves Heartfelt and Hilarious

We all go through breakups. Some of them are hard and swift like…
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NoVA Native Patton Oswalt Set For Kennedy Center Debut

Patton Oswalt can be described as something of a Renaissance…
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Arena Stage Presents World Premiere of Dave

The heartwarming movie Dave was released 25 years ago, and the…
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Stage and Screen: July 2018

THROUGH SATURDAY, JULY 7 Other Life Forms  Brandon McCoy’s…
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Give In to The Temptations

The latest in the line of anthology musicals, Ain’t Too Proud—The…
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A Sneak Peek at Work in Progress Tyrant

True to their mission to “Make Space for Art,” the nonprofit…
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Hamilton Lives Up to the Hype at the Kennedy Center

The last time the legacy of Alexander Hamilton crossed my mind…
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Ken Clark’s King Arthur Leads with Heart

This classic tale of one of the world’s most famous – and…
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Stage & Screen Events

Aug
21
Tue
all-day The Color Purple @ The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts
The Color Purple @ The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts
Aug 21 all-day
The Color Purple @ The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts | Washington | District of Columbia | United States
Based on the 1982 book by Alice Walker, the story has won awards as a novel, film and musical. Witness the heart-wrenching story of Celie, who is separated from her sister and children for most[...]
Aug
22
Wed
all-day Passion @ Signature Theatre
Passion @ Signature Theatre
Aug 22 all-day
Passion @ Signature Theatre | Arlington | Virginia | United States
After their (yes, passionate) love is deterred by military duty, Giorgio and Clara’s relationship must survive through solely letters during the mid-1800s in Italy. Of course, the handsome soldier can’t avoid admiration even away at[...]
all-day The Color Purple @ The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts
The Color Purple @ The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts
Aug 22 all-day
The Color Purple @ The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts | Washington | District of Columbia | United States
Based on the 1982 book by Alice Walker, the story has won awards as a novel, film and musical. Witness the heart-wrenching story of Celie, who is separated from her sister and children for most[...]
Aug
23
Thu
all-day In The Closet @ DC Arts Center
In The Closet @ DC Arts Center
Aug 23 all-day
In The Closet @ DC Arts Center | Washington | District of Columbia | United States
Presented by Rainbow Theatre Project, this world-premiere production crosses time but not necessarily space as we witness the lives of four gay men from various years. This metaphysical comedy delves into the unique stories of[...]
all-day Melancholy Play: A Contemporary ... @ Constellation Theatre Company at Source Theatre
Melancholy Play: A Contemporary ... @ Constellation Theatre Company at Source Theatre
Aug 23 all-day
Melancholy Play: A Contemporary Farce @ Constellation Theatre Company at Source Theatre | Washington | District of Columbia | United States
This refreshing comedy about love isn’t about your typical, gorgeous lead. Yes, everyone is in love with her. But no, it’s not because she’s a bubbly, model-like star. Tilly’s sadness is what makes her so[...]