Photo by Eric Zitz

Michael Cartwright, Katie Courlander, and Justus Hammond in Red Knight Production's production of Smellin' Up the Den

Photo by Katie Ellen Simmons-Barth

Michael Russotto and Megan Prue in Rep Stage's production of The Whale

Photo by Jaclyn Young

Ryan Burke and John Loughney in NextStop Theatre Company's production of Gutenberg! The Musical!

Photo by Teresa Wood

Anu Yadav and AJ Melendez in No Rules Theatre Company's production of In Love and Warcraft

Photo by Teddy Wolff

Alex Mandell, Irene Sofia Lucio, Maggie Erwin, and Joe Paulik in Studio Theatre's production of Bad Jews

  • The Washington Stage Guild will have a Pay-What-You-Can Reading of The Astonished Heart and Ways and Means, two of Noel Coward's brilliant collection of ten masterly miniatures, originally produced as Tonight at 8:30 on Tuesday, January 20, 7pm, at the Undercroft Theatre.

  • The Washington Stage Guild has announced an extension of its current production of In Praise of Love, directed by Laura Giannarelli. In Praise of Love now plays through February 1, 2015 at the Undercroft Theatre (900 Massachusetts Avenue, NW).

  • Ari Roth, Artistic Director of Mosaic Theater of DC, will kick off the spring series of Cultural Leadership Breakfasts presented by Georgetown Media Group. The event takes place on Thursday, February 19, from 8-9:30am, at the George Town Club (1530 Wisconsin Avenue). Admission is $20, or $15 for George Town Club members. Please RSVP to

  • Venus Theatre will be holding auditions for their production of Feral 15, from 3-8pm during the week of January 18, 2015. Actors should prepare a two-minute contemporary monologue and be prepared to cold read and move. Puppeteers should prepare a two-minute contemporary puppet monologue and be prepared to cold read and move. To schedule an audition, please email

  • Teatro de la Luna is proud to present their Children's Theater Festival on Saturday, January 17th, 2015 from 11am - 5pm at Rosslyn Spectrum (1611 North Kent St, LL Level, Arlington, VA 22209). There is free parking, and the location is close to the Rosslyn Metro Station (Orange and Blue Lines). All activities are bilingual. Admission is $15 for adults, $10 for children under 13, and free for those under four.

  • Looking for something fun to do on January 20 when Montgomery County Public Schools are closed? Join the Round House Theatre for a full day of theatrical fun. Students in Grade K - 5 will learn about prop design, while exploring the theme of "Myths and Legends. Oh My!". To Register, please click here.


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