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Photo: Courtesy of Shakespeare Theatre Company
Photo: Courtesy of Shakespeare Theatre Company

Modern Shakespeare: Richard the Third at STC

“Now is the winter of our discontent.” The opening line of Richard the Third would have you believe that all hardships are over and only good days are to come. But as theatergoers attending Shakespeare Theatre Company’s (STC) upcoming production of Richard the Third will soon realize, anything but peace lies ahead. Directed by David […]

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Stage & Screen Events

Jan
29
Tue
all-day Nell Gwynn @ Folger Theatre
Nell Gwynn @ Folger Theatre
Jan 29 – Mar 1 all-day
Nell Gwynn @ Folger Theatre | Washington | District of Columbia | United States
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Jan
30
Wed
all-day Shame @ Atlas Performing Arts Center
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Jan 30 – Feb 17 all-day
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Feb
4
Mon
all-day BLKS @ Woolly Mammoth Theatre Company
BLKS @ Woolly Mammoth Theatre Company
Feb 4 – Mar 3 all-day
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Feb
5
Tue
all-day Richard the Third @ Sidney Harman Hall
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Feb
7
Thu
all-day El Viejo, El Joven y El Mar (The... @ GALA Hispanic Theatre
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Feb 7 – Mar 3 all-day
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