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Black Pearl Sings! Touches on Harsh, Comical Realities

DC theatergoers have rare access to what playwright Frank Higgins would consider an “authentic doorway into the past.” Higgins’ Black Pearl Sings! comes to life at Spooky Action Theater, exploding with songs and narratives that delicately address timely social issues while exposing the harsh, yet comical, realities of the past.   Based on the relationships […]

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Stage and Screen: March 2019

THROUGH SUNDAY, MARCH 24 Blood at the Root Blood at the Root…

Finding Neverland at National Theatre Hooks DC with its Cuteness

The talented company behind Finding Neverland is making a short…

Tap Dogs kicks off US tour with Kennedy Center Performances

Originating in Newcastle, Australia, a steel town outside of…

"The Master and Margarita" Paints Unique Picture of Soviet Union

The Constellation Theatre Company took a dramatic shift in their…

Modern Shakespeare: Richard the Third at STC

“Now is the winter of our discontent.” The opening line…

Stage and Screen: Winter 2019

THROUGH SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 9 The Baltimore Waltz It’s hard…

Follow the Legendary Silk Road in Xuanzang’s Pilgrimage

A new form of performance is coming to the Kennedy Center this…

Inside School of Rock The Musical with Lead Merritt David Janes

The iconic National Theatre is gaining a hilarious new musical…

American Moor Sheds Light on Black Experience

After a devastating break-in over the holidays, the Anacostia…
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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[...]
Mar
27
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all-day Mosaic Theater Company ‘s Native... @ Atlas Performing Arts Center
Mosaic Theater Company ‘s Native... @ Atlas Performing Arts Center
Mar 27 – Apr 28 all-day
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[...]
Apr
24
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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
In celebration of the 50th anniversary of The Who’s legendary debut album, The Kennedy Center’s Broadway Center Stage presents rock musical The Who’s Tommy. Starring Riverdale’s Casey Cott, Tony Award winner Christian Borle and Hamilton’s Mandy[...]
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 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[...]