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The cast of NextStop Theatre Company's The Wolves

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Malinda Kathleen Reese and Gregory Maheu in Olney Theatre Center's Once

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Josh Adams and Robert Bowen Smith in Rorschach Theatre's Reykjavik

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Heather Gibson, Moriamo Temidayo Akibu and Alicia Grace in The Kennedy Center's She a Gem

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Víctor de la Fuente and Horacio Peña in GALA Hispanic Theatre's El viejo, el joven y el mar (The Old Man, the Youth, and the Sea)

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Cathy Mundy, David Bosley Reynolds and MaryKate Brouillet in Toby's Dinner Theatre's Gypsy

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Meg Gibson, Kevin Kilner and Ephraim Birney in Studio Theatre's Admissions

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Gary-Kayi Fletcher, Clayton Pelham, Jr. and Thony Mena in 1st Stage's The Brothers Size

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Bryan Jeffrey, Clifton Walker III and Greg Watkins in Creative Cauldron's Thunder Knocking on the Door

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Cyndii Johnson and Shannon Dorsey in Woolly Mammoth Theatre Company's BLKS

Photo by Joshua McKerrow

Nate Ruleaux and Clay Vanderbeek in Annapolis Shakespeare Company's Rosencrantz and Guildenstern Are Dead

Photo by Margot Schulman

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

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Max Gerecht and Nathan Butts in Adventure Theatre MTC's Huckleberry Finn's Big River

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Sophie Schulman, Emily Kester, Alexandra Palting, Jaysen Wright, Jessica Lauren Ball and Chris Rudy in Imagination Stage's Anatole: Mouse Magnifique

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Chris Stinson, Julie M. and Nahm Darr in Spooky Action Theater's Among the Dead

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Laura C. Harris and Jonathan David Martin in Arena Stage's The Heiress

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Christopher Geary (front) with Max Woertendyke, Tony Manna, John Austin, Alex Piper, Joseph Carlson and Elliott Bales in Arena Stage's Kleptocracy

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Alison Luff and R.J. Foster in Folger Theatre's Nell Gwynn

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Matthew Rauch and Cara Ricketts in Shakespeare Theatre Company's Richard The Third

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Solomon Parker III, Iyona Blake, Nova Y. Payton, Korinn Walfall and Kevin McAllister in Signature Theatre's Ain't Misbehavin'

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the Puppet Co's production of The Velveteen Rabbit

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Alexander Strain and Amanda Forstrom in Constellation Theatre Company's The Master and Margarita

Photo by Elizabeth Kemmerer

Terence Heffernan, John Morogiello and Rebecca A. Herron in Best Medicine Rep's Philosophus

  • "Play In A Day" returns on February 23 at 8pm (at Imagination Stage in Bethesda). Six professional Washington, D.C. area theatre companies will write, direct, rehearse and perform original plays based on similar themes in only 24 hours! The plays will be presented at the 15th annual Play In A Day, a one-of-a-kind theatrical event. Participating are Adventure Theatre MTC, Flying V, Happenstance Theater, Imagination Stage, Keegan Theatre, Rorschach Theatre. Tickets $15. Please note, some material is not suitable for children.

  • Avant Bard offers Pay-What-You-Will performances February 22 to 24 (3 shows only) of A TWO WOMAN HAMLET starring Hannah Sweet & Nicola Collett - a full production at a Pay-What-You-Will price (reservations online recommended). No matter how many HAMLETs you've seen, you have never seen it like this: 2 women, a fake skull, a real shovel & a lot of imagination.

  • Shakespeare Theatre Company's next Asides Live event is Sunday Feb 24 at 10am. Expand the details of David Muse’s production of RICHARD THE THIRD and then zoom out to consider its context and cultural relevance at this multi-panel symposium, featuring artists, scholars and experts from a variety of fields. $10 General Admission, $5 Students, Coffee and breakfast treats provided.

  • Playwright Hansol Jung's plays “knit together the agonies of Korean history, the restless excitement and anxiety of the tech age, and the shapes of loss and longing.” Catch one of two Pay-What-You-Can performances of her play "Among the Dead" Feb 14-15 at 8pm at Spooky Action Theater. Reserve PWYC tickets online for only $10 or pay what you will at the door before performances.

  • Join Keegan Theatre February 11-17 for a full week of new womxn-written and womxn-directed 10-minute plays, one-act plays, and cabarets as part of their 2nd WOMXN on Fire Festival. Building on the success and audience feedback of the 2017-18 festival, this year the festival will feature even more 10-minute plays, one-act plays, and cabarets all fully staged in rep. Over the course of a week, audiences will have the opportunity to interact with an exciting and eclectic grouping of all new works by local, womxn playwrights.

  • Mosaic Theater Company's 2018-2019 Reading Series continues on Mon, Feb 11 & Tues, Feb 12 at 7pm with THE SHOOTING GALLERY by Aaron Davidman, directed by Michael John Garcés. Tickets $15. Davidman's searing and heartfelt world premiere performance piece about one of the most divisive issues in America today follows his travels around the country to chronicle our nation's love affair with guns and the brutal consequences that lay in its wake.

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