Photo by Margot Schulman

Daniel J. Maldonado and the cast of Arena Stage's Newsies

Photo by DJ Corey Photography

Patricia Hurley in Imagination Stage's The Lion, The Witch, and The Wardrobe

Photo by C. Stanley Photography

Jake Epstein and Amelia Pedlow in Arena Stage's Dear Jack, Dear Louise

Photo by Teresa Castracane Photography

Alex Bellisle, Carisa Barreca and Sayjal Joshi in The Second City's She the People: The Resistance Continues at Woolly Mammoth

Photo by Curtis Jordan

Rikki Lacewell, Jasmine Brooks, Amy Rhodes and Deborah Randall in Venus Theatre's The Powers That Be

Photo by Christopher Mueller

The cast of Signature Theatre's A Chorus Line

Photo by DJ Corey Photography

Acacia Danielson, Joshua Cole Lucas and Ensemble in Synetic Theater's The Snow Queen

Photo by C. Stanley Photography

Harrison Bryan in Round House Theatre's The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time

Photo by Lock and Company

Joshua Redford, Shayla Lowe, Jane Keifer and Hailey Ibberson in NextStop Theatre Company's Matilda The Musical

Photo by Olney Theatre Center

Paul Morella in Olney Theatre Center's annual production of A Christmas Carol: A Ghost Story of Christmas

Photo by Cameron Whitman

Harrison Smith, Gary L. Perkins III, Chris Stezin and Billie Krishawn in The Keegan Theatre/1st Stage's Airness

Photo by Jeri Tidwell Photography

Jeffrey Shankle, Heather Marie Beck, Evan Christy, and Sonny Huza in Toby's Dinner Theatre's A Christmas Story

Photo by Teresa Wood

Jody Doo, Diana Huey, Resa Mishina and Shanta Parasuraman in Studio Theatre's White Pearl

Photo by DJ Corey Photography

Rex Daugherty in Solas Nua's The Smuggler

Photo by Margot Schulman

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

Photo by Jeremy Daniel

Evan Casey, Tracy Lynn Olivera and Christopher Michael Richardson in The Kennedy Center's Don't Let the Pigeon Drive the Bus! (The Musical!)

Photo by Bruce Douglas

Alex De Bard and Eirin Stevenson in Adventure Theatre MTC's The Velveteen Rabbit

Photo by C. Stanley Photography

Samuel Adams and the cast of Folger Theatre's Amadeus

Photo by Stan Barouh

Jacob Scott Tischler, Amanda Castro and Rhett Guter in Olney Theatre Center's Singin' In The Rain

  • Following two sell-out previews and a run at the Tennessee Williams Festival in Provincetown, Spooky Action Theater presents "The Lady from the Village of Falling Flowers" at the Shaw-neighborhood speakeasy Baby Wale with limited performances on December 9 to 18 (and returns to Spooky Action Theater for two kid-friendly performances January 12 and 19, 2020). The Dec 9-18 performances are $25 and include one free happy hour drink - and restaurant open for food purchases following the show, except on Sundays.

  • Join Creative Cauldron for a cozy evening of music with their 2019 Holiday Cabaret season, launching this Sunday Dec 8 with "This Christmas" from Sandy Bainum. Check out the full roster of talent and shows including Chris Urquiaga, Nora Palka, Kara Tameika Watkins & Stephen Gregory Smith, Jimmy Mavrikes, Nova Payton and more thru December 22.

  • I TAKE YOUR HAND IN MINE, a play suggested by the love letters of Anton Chekhov and Olga Knipper, traces the passionate relationship between the world famous dramatist and Russia’s leading actress. Taffety Punk Theatre Company presents this show for only 6 performances December 9 to 13. Tickets are $15.

  • InterAct Story Theatre’s FREE performing arts series welcomes back Happenstance Theater December 7 (at Highland Elementary School) as these charming vintage clowns play circus animals, sing as a human calliope, do a classic circus mirror routine, invent a number of ridiculous “entrées,” perform live music. Great for families of all ages.FREE and open to the public. Doors open at 10:30am for pre-show craft activities. Show begins at 11am.

  • The first preview of every Mosaic TheaterCompany production has a limited number of Pay-What-You-Can tickets available for purchase online or at the door beginning at an hour before curtain. Plus all other preview performances will have 20 PWYC tickets available for purchase at the door only. Catch EUREKA DAY's PWYC Wed, December 4 8pm. MEET THE PLAYWRIGHT! Thurs, December 5 following the 8pm show, join a Creative Team Talkback with the Playwright Jonathan Spector & Director Serge Seiden.

  • Happenstance Theater partners with Avant Bard Theatre to present their production of "BrouHaHa" for 3 performances at Theatre on the Run as part of the Avant Bard's Scripts in Play festival. Dec 6-8 - and today Cyber Monday, all tickets are Pay-What-You-Will. After that, tix are $27 with a limited number of Pay-What-You-Will.


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Artistic Director of Round House TheatreRYAN RILETTE, joins us for ...

10 Questions


Cleveland native Shayla Lowe has lived the the DC area for over 20 years and has impressed audiences in roles as diverse as jazz singer Shug Avery in her favorite musical, The Color Purple (Toby...

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2019 Holiday Shows to Enjoy!

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