Photo by Teresa Castracane Photography

Brian Kim, Emily Kester, M. Scott McLean and Julia Coffey in Olney Theatre Center's Labour of Love

Photo by Margot Schulman

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

Photo by Jeri Tidwell Photography;

Kanysha Williams, Kadejah One, Kelli Blackwell and Tobias Young in Toby's Dinner Theatre's Ain't Misbehavin'

Photo by Stan Barouh

Joe Mucciolo and Anna DeBlasio in Compass Rose Theater's Venus in Fur

Photo by Ryan Maxwell Photography

The cast of The Klunch's How to Win a Race War

Photo by Margot Schulman

Edwin Lee Gibson in Arena Stage's presentation of Turn Me Loose

Photo by Cameron Whitman

Rachel Zampelli and Michael Russotto in Signature Theatre's Heisenberg

Photo by Carol Rosegg

Richard Fancy, Susan Rome, Robin Abramson, Joshua Otten, Paul Morella, Jonathan Goldstein and Julie-Ann Elliott in Studio Theatre's If I Forget

Photo by Teresa Castracane Photography

Carlos Saldana and Michael Kevin Darnall in Spooky Action Theater's New Guidelines for Peaceful Times

Photo by Michael Horan

Sarah Corey, Sophie Schulman, Alex De Bard and Karen Vincent in Adventure Theatre MTC's Blueberries For Sal

Photo by C. Stanley Photography

Steven Carpenter and Rachel Felstein in Washington Stage Guild's Summerland

Photo by Scott Suchman

Gregory Wooddell and Veanne Cox in Shakespeare Theatre Company's The Comedy of Errors

Photo by Patrick Landes

Eirin Stevenson and Madelyn Farris in Theatre Prometheus' Anon(ymous)

Photo by Brittany Diliberto

Scott S. Turner and Maryam Najafzada in Synetic Theater's Sleepy Hollow

Photo by Carol Rosegg

Cody Nickell, Kimberly Gilbert and Edward Gero in Ford's Theatre's Born Yesterday

Photo by Joshua McKerrow

Joe Leitess and Clay Vanderbeek in Annapolis Shakespeare Company's The Comedy of Errors

  • Mark your calendar to get some cool costumes or props from the Shakespeare Theatre Company. Note: sale is at their space on 8th St SE, Barracks Row. Offerings will also include a variety of costumes, special props, furniture and countless other one-of-a-kind surprises made by STC’s brilliant artisans.

  • Faction of Fools offers Pay-What-You-Want preview on October 19 at 8pm of their commedia version of Shakespeare's Henry V. The show plays thru Nov 11 at Gallaudet University.

  • WSC Avant Bard offers Pay-What-You-Will performances October 18-20 & 22 at 7:30pm at Gunston Arts Center in Arlington, VA for it's Twelfth Night adaptation, ILLYRIA, or What You Will. Advance-purchase PAY WHAT YOU WILL tickets are now also available online. Plus, they'll offer a finite number of Pay-What-You-Will seats for every performance. Check website for details and times.

  • Join Solas Nua Mon, October 15 for the free play reading CHAROLAIS by Noni Stapleton, directed by Megan Behm and featuring Dorea Schmidt. A surreal comedy of love, longing and one woman's intense rivalry with a Charolais heifer. At Dupont Underground. Doors open at 6:30 / Reading at 7pm. FREE but reservations requested.

  • DC actor Rick Foucheux, who "retired" last year, has turned his hand to writing plays. His original work, the black comedy "Parts of a Night," will be given a staged-reading along with Chekhov’s classic farce "On the Harmfulness of Tobacco" at Quotidian Theatre's November 3 fundraiser with Rick Foucheux, Kim Schraf, Matthew Vaky, and Chelsea Thaler at The Writer's Center in Bethesda. Ticket includes post-show complimentary wine and catered appetizers and silent auction.

  • Check out two Pay-What-You-Can (PWYC) performances and other access opportunities for Round House Theatre's How I Learned to Drive by Paula Vogel. PWYC performances are on Oct 10 at 7:30pm (with a designer discussion) and Oct 13 at 2pm - Oct 12 8pm is FreeBeerFriday, TeenNight and there's a director discussion. Get details on their website.


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