Photo by Margot Schulman

Daniel Westbrook, Emily Whitworth and Alex Turner in Imagination Stage's The Very Hungry Caterpillar Show

Photo by Teresa Castracane Photography

Jaysen Wright and Clayton Pelham, Jr. in the Olney Theatre Center & 1st Stage production of The Royale

Photo by Jeri Tidwell Photography

Ashley Johnson-Moore in Toby's Dinner Theatre's The Bodyguard

Photo by Bruce Douglas

Derrick Truby and Karen Vincent in Adventure Theatre MTC's Elephant & Piggie's "We Are In A Play!"

Photo by C. Stanley Photography

The cast of Round House Theatre's School Girls; Or, the African Mean Girls Play

Photo by Margot Schulman

Valerie Leonard, Helen Hedman, Catherine Flye and Brigid Cleary in Signature Theatre's Escaped Alone

Photo by Keith Waters

Molly Rumberger, Candice Shedd-Thompson and Karen Kelleher in Creative Cauldron's Disenchanted

Photo by Teresa Castracane Photography

Amanda Forstrom and Scott Sedar in 1st Stage's Trying

Photo by Lock and Company

The cast of NextStop Theatre Company's Pride & Prejudice

Photo by Scott Suchman

Doug Brown, Jefferson A. Russell, Erika Rose and Craig Wallace in Ford's Theatre's Fences

Photo by Cameron Whitman

Kevin Hasser, Rena Cherry Brown and Colin Smith in The Keegan Theatre's West By God

Photo by DJ Corey Photography

Rex Daugherty in Solas Nua's The Smuggler

Photo by Teresa Wood

Sarah Marshall and Tiffany M. Thompson in Studio Theatre's Doubt

Photo by Manaf Azzam

Kayla Warren, Kaisheem Fowler-Bryant, Sisi Reid, Jared Shamberger, Charles Franklin IV and Ezinne Elele in Theater Alliance's Day of Absence

Photo by Joan Marcus

Steven Anthony Jones and Amari Cheatom in Jitney at Arena Stage

Photo by Ryan Maxwell Photography

Emelie Faith Thompson and Nathan Whitmer in Washington Stage Guild's Candida

Photo by Margot Schulman

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

Photo by Joshua McKerrow

Stephen Kime and Ashly Fishell-Shaffer in Annapolis Shakespeare Company's Hamlet

  • Spooky Action Theater begins FREE readings in their New Works in Action program highlighting new plays on Sunday, October 20 3pm with “The Behavior of Other Animals” by Mark J. Costello, directed by Rebecca Wahls. A talk-back with the artists follows. Other readings follow on Oct 27 (The Storyteller), Nov 3 (Paper Dream), Nov 10 (The Guitarist, The Mamzer and The Bar Mitzvah).

  • Check out Pay-What-You-Can Previews October 18-20 (Fri & Sat @ 7pm and Sun @ 3:30pm) at The Atlas for Rorschach Theatre's site-specific production of SHE KILLS MONSTERS, a dramatic comedy about the world of fantasy role-playing games.

  • Creative Cauldron announced an open call for submissions for their "Bold New Voices Musical Theater Festival" (April 27-May 6, 2020), aimed at supporting musical theater works by women and women-identifying writers and composers. 3 to 5 new works will be selected and have their piece work-shopped and staged by professional actors and musicians throughout the festival run. One final musical will be chosen to have a fully funded production staged as part of Creative Cauldron’s 2020-2021 season. Submissions accepted NOW til January 10, 2020.

  • InterAct Story Theatre’s FREE performing arts series kicks off again Sat, October 19 at Highland Elementary School with a special performance of "Bobtail BONG BONG: A Monkey's Tail Tale." Part of the Wheaton Family Theatre Series They'll start with arts and crafts at 10:30am and a special performance of "Bobtail BONG BONG: A Monkey's Tail Tale" at 11:00am.

  • As part of their Boiler Room Series, Keegan Theatre has launched a Playwright in Residence Series - with the first playwright featured in the series Brandon McCoy (his West By God is now playing through Oct 20). Readings of some of McCoy's other works will take place at Keegan on Saturday afternoons in October and are FREE and open to the public. The first event took place last weekend, but you can still catch Getting In, a dark comedy directed by Matt Ripa, on Saturday, October 12, and A Band in Search of a Name, a musical directed by Ricky Drummond, on October 19.

  • Constellation Theatre Company presents "Little Shop of Horrors" by Grammy and Academy Award-winning songwriting duo Howard Ashman and Alan Menken (Disney's Beauty and the Beast) - starting with a PayWhatYouCan performance
    Thurs, October 17 at 8pm and running til November 17. Tickets sold at the door starting 1 hour before show, first come, first served. No advance sale tickets. NOTE: There will be a photographer in the theatre for this performance.


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