Photo by Teresa Castracane Photography

Jenna Sokolowski, Matthew Marcus and Al Twanmo in Spooky Action Theater's The Oldest Boy

Photo by Noah Taylor

Candice Shedd-Thompson, Joshua Simon and Eleanor Todd in Creative Cauldron's Disney's Beauty and the Beast

Photo by Margot Schulman

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

Photo by the Puppet Co

the Puppet Co.'s production of Cinderella

Photo by Teresa Castracane Photography

Jonathan David Martin and Tim Getman in Woolly Mammoth Theatre Company's Describe the Night

Photo by C. Stanley Photography

Eric Swartz, Melissa Carter, Eirin Stevenson, Nistan Scharf, Mason Catharini and Acacia Danielson in Pointless Theatre's Forest Treás

Photo by Christopher Mueller

Drew Drake, Jonathan Mosley Perry, Iyona Blake and Ines Nassara in Signature Theatre's Spunk

Photo by Julieta Cervantes

Betty Buckley and the cast of the national tour of Hello, Dolly! at The Kennedy Center

Photo by Lock and Company

Wood Van Meter, Morgan Kelleher and Robert Mintz in NextStop Theatre Company's Singin' in the Rain

Photo by DJ Corey Photography

Hannah Sweet, Elliott Kashner and Thais Menendez in WSC Avant Bard's A Misanthrope

Photo by Kaley Etzkorn

Craig Wallace and Holly Twyford in Round House Theatre's A Doll's House, Part 2

Photo by Joan Marcus

The cast of the national tour of Falsettos at The Kennedy Center

Photo by Jeri Tidwell Photography

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

Photo by Tony Hitchcock

Aubri O'Connor and Rebecca Ellis in Nu Sass Productions' Gwen & Ida: The Object is of No Importance

  • Wit's End Puppets presents "Malevolent Creatures,
    a puppet triptych, "3 stories inspired by British folklore, retold with puppets and actors to comment on the world today. Tix $15, performances June 20 & 21 at 8pm at GALA Hispanic Theatre. For ages 13+.

  • Rorschach Theatre's Klecksography returns Sat, June 22, at Atlas Performing Arts Center (5pm, 7pm, or 9pm performances). What started out as a smattering of short-play showcases in 2007 has morphed into an annual one-day extravaganza featuring 6 area theater companies and over 60 performers and creative professionals. The event is inspired by Hermann Rorschach's famous ink-blot test: All of the artists will base their play/film on a single, distinctive piece of visual art and have 1 week to create it. The resulting showcase features 12 plays and 6 films from Rorschach Theatre, Theater Alliance, Solas Nua, Longacre Lea, Flying V, and We Happy Few, American University.

  • Mosaic Theater Company's "Twisted Melodies," a powerful one-man show, based on the life of ’70s soul singer and composer Donny Hathaway, begins performances June 19 at The Atlas with a Pay-What-You-Can show - and runs til July 21. Note there are ASL Interpreted & Open Captioned shows July 19 (8pm) and July 20 (3pm) and Open Captioned show on July 20 (8pm). Plus numerous discussions throughout the run.

  • Woolly Mammoth Theatre Company's run of "Describe the Night" finishes June 23. Check out a post-show community conversation after the June 23 2pm matinee (starting @ 5pm) about the vital questions raised by the play, and their personal & societal implications. At this session: Jeffrey Mankoff, deputy director and senior fellow with the CSIS Russia and Eurasia Program, as well as some of the artists involved with bringing "Describe the Night" to life. Conversation is free but you must purchase a ticket to see the production anytime this week

  • Longacre Lea switches it up for 2019 from its annual August production to THE WATCHLIST FESTIVAL - a 2-week celebration of collaboration and community with a series of play workshops, discussion, film, and a multi-media gallery June 24-July 6 (at Catholic University's Callan Theatre). Audience are welcome at (almost) any rehearsal—and at the presentation nights for each project. Entry is free, but please make a reservation. Full schedule and information at above link.

  • The 2019 Capital Fringe Festival is approaching soon - July 9 - 28 in SW DC. Tickets are now on sale. Additionally catch a preview of shows on June 28 in the outdoor Festival Preview at Market SW.


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Actor and performer GWEN GRASTORF has performed with DC-area companies including Taffety Punk, Constellation Theatre Company, and Faction of Fools, but she's best-known as a long-time member of the whimsical...

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LYNN SHARP SPEARS is a Jack-of-all-trades. Her extensive career in theater and television has seen her take on every role, from performer to teacher, designer to director. If you caught her rollicking turn as Mother...

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KELLY COLBURN loves her job--and all of the jobs she's ever done, for that matter, from mucking out barns to working on Blue Man Group shows. Colburn is now a director and multimedia designer and with...