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Kailah S. King in The Essential Theatre's Vivian's Music 1969

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Rachel Hynes, Francesca Chilcote and Deidre Staples in The Welders' LadyM

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Christopher Michael Richardson, Tracy Lynn Olivera, Emiko Dunn and Michael J. Mainwaring in Olney Theatre Center's Roald Dahl's Matilda the Musical

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Jeff Hiller in Studio Theatre's Bright Colors And Bold Patterns

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Danny Cackley, Christopher Herring, Matthew Pauli, Zach Brewster-Geisz, Harrison Smith, Ryan Tumulty and Anna DiGiovanni in Prologue Theatre's

Capital Fringe 2019 in SW DC

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Holly Walker and Adam Schreck in The Kennedy Center's The Second City's America; It's Complicated!

Photo by Michael Horan

Louis E. Davis, Caroline Wolfson and John Sygar in Adventure Theatre MTC's The Cat in the Hat

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Jayne Atkinson in Arena Stage's Ann

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Kaena Kekoa and Clinton Greenspan in The Kennedy Center's presentation of Disney's Aladdin

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Justine 'Icy' Moral in Imagination Stage's The Ballad of Mu Lan

Photo by Margot Schulman

Aaron Shields, Brigid Cleary, Danny Bernardy, Soneka Anderson in Shear Madness at The Kennedy Center.

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Nicki Elledge and Matt Hirsh in Toby's Dinner Theatre's Grease

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Baakari Wilder and Dawn Thomas Reidy in Unexpected Stage Company's The Few

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Phillip Reid, Rae Venna, Toni Rae Salmi and Kramer Kwalick in The Hub Theatre's American Spies (And Other Homegrown Fables)

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Ben Ribler and Christian Montgomery in Monumental Theatre Company's Be More Chill

Photo by Matthew Murphy

The national tour of The Band's Visit at The Kennedy Center

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Marnie Konarek and Brendan Murray in Quotidian Theatre Company's The Mollusc

  • Olney Theatre Center's Applause Series continues with CHILDREN OF EDEN, Friday, July 26 at 8pm. These are one-night only concert versions of musicals the theatre thinks are worth a second look, plus they'll feature a large orchestra and top talent including Kevin McAllister, Awa Sal Secka and Jay Frisby.

  • Theatre without a net. The Taffety Punk Bootleggers return after last year's Bootleg Shakespeare: Henry VI, Part 3 with Bootleg Shakespeare Richard III on Sat July 27 8pm, at Folger Theatre. The concept is simple, actors arrive with only their lines prepared. The show goes on, ready or not. And Bootleg Shakespeare is FREE. Free tickets will be available at the box office on the day of the performance at 6pm, limit two per person. If all tickets are gone by show time there will be a queue for standing room tickets and unclaimed seats. No advanced reservations.

  • The 2019 Capital Fringe Festival is almost over, but there's still time to catch plenty of performances at Arena Stage and venues in SW DC.

  • Theatre at the museum! AMAZING GRACE, a Broadway musical inspired by the awe-inspiring story behind the world’s most beloved song is currently on stage at DC's newest museum, the Museum of the Bible. Performances run til August 18 (Sundays at 2pm, Fridays at 2pm & 7pm, Saturdays at 2pm & 7pm).

  • For Synetic Theater's July 24 performance of "Treasure Island", come dressed as your favorite Buccaneer for "Pirate Cosplay Night!" Get 50% off tickets with the code JOLLYROGER. This classic coming-of-age tale follows Jane Hawkins, an orphan who longs for adventure, as she is swept up on a wild hunt for buried treasure with a ruthless band of buccaneers. Along the way, Jane’s bravery, morality, and sense of self are put to the test as she learns about her past and the path she wants to follow. "Treasure Island" runs til August 18.

  • Creative Cauldron is in the throes of it's annual Summer Cabaret Series. Don't miss a wide range of cabarets thru September 14 including Stephen Gregory Smith, Chris Urquiaga, pianist Mark G Meadows, Katie McManus and more.

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