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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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Articles

Chinese New Year

Kennedy Center Celebrates Chinese New Year

Celebrate Chinese New Year this month with four days of festivities…
ford's theatre

A Contemporary Take on The Glass Menagerie

Two of the DC area’s most versatile actors are joining forces…
Othello

Shakespeare’s Bad Boy Comes to DC in STC’s Othello

Jonno Roberts has made a career of playing the bad guy. This…
Shakespeare Theatre Company

The Critic & The Real Inspector Hound

Shakespeare Theatre Company invites audiences to poke a little…
Motown The Musical

Motown The Musical Comes to DC

Broadway’s Motown The Musical is in DC for the holidays, bringing…
Unified Scene Theater

The Unified Scene Theater: Improv and Sketch Comedy Comes to Bloomingdale

The Unified Scene Theater is DC’s newest space fully dedicated…
A Night Alive

A Night Alive Transcends Happiness and Loneliness at Round House Theatre

Set in 2013 Ireland, A Night Alive, written by Irish playwright…
Oliver

Arena Stage’s Contemporary Take on Oliver!

Arena Stage invites audiences to experience modern-day London,…
Kiss Me Kate

The DC Shakespeare Experience Kiss Me Kate

The nation’s capital is full of Bard-themed productions this…
Shakespeare in the Pub

The Bard Imbibes Shakespeare in the Pub

For a different spin on Shakespeare, check out Shakespeare in…
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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[...]