Photo by Brittany Diliberto

Alex Mills in Synetic Theater's Richard III

Photo by Joan Marcus

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

Photo by Stan Barouh

Cristina Ibarra, Erica Chamblee and Tony Nam in Mosaic Theater Company of DC's Sooner/Later

Photo by the Puppet Co

the Puppet Co.'s production of Cinderella

Photo by Jeri Tidwell Photography

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

Photo by Brittany Diliberto

Matt Dallal, Jack Schmitt, Joshua David Robinson and Zachary Fine in Folger Theatre's Love's Labor's Lost

Photo by Teresa Castracane Photography

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

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 Tony Hitchcock

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

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 Teresa Castracane Photography

Zoe Walpole, Deidra LaWan Starnes and S. Gabriel Mackenna in 1st Stage's The Member of the Wedding

Photo by Christopher Mueller

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

Photo by DJ Corey Photography

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

Photo by JayLee Photography

Farrell Parker, Jason Wilson and David Hutchins in Flying V's We're Gonna Die

Photo by Kaley Etzkorn

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

Photo by Julieta Cervantes

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

Photo by Manaf Azzam

Dane Figueroa Edidi in Theater Alliance's Klytmnestra: An Epic Slam Poem

Photo by Lock and Company

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

Photo by Teresa Castracane Photography

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

  • Final performances of Mosaic Theater Company's Sooner/Later thru June 16. Catch some post-show discussions - "The Levity of Wit" after the Thurs, June 13 performance or "The Drama of the Multi-Racial Family" after the Sat, June 15 3pm matinee.

  • Discounted previews ($15) are June 8 to June 14 for Scena Theatre's "The Resistible Rise of Arturo Ui" by Bertolt Brecht at the Atlas Performing Arts Center. The tale of the meteoric rise of a small-time Brooklyn hoodlum who takes over the cauliflower racket in 1930’s Chicago, Ui ruthlessly disposes of his competitors to enrich himself and gain power.

  • As part of the Playwrights' Initiative to support local playwrights, NextStop Theatre Company presents a development staged reading of "Loneliness was a Pandemic" by Olivia Haller, Sun, June 9 at 7pm. No reservation required. Reading is 75 mins with short discussion. Robots have advanced to realize they can do everything better than humans – except make art. The robots have done away with all humans except for a select few artists. Could robots ever be capable of creating art, and if so, could they also be capable of compassion?

  • Solas Nua presents a free reading June 9 at 4pm (Mansion on O Street, NW) of "May the Road Rise Up" by Belfast playwright Rosemary Jenkinson, performed by Amanda Forstrom. Reading is 60min, Free, but reservations are required. Cash bar. When Mia’s boyfriend leaves her, she falls into debt and loses her job, but she still stays cheerful throughout our recessionary times. Mia is aided and abetted by her BFF, wedding singer, Paddy, who can sniff out a party at a hundred yards. Then she lands a new job, driving round Belfast’s busy streets, and thinks to herself surely life is on the up. But is it?

  • Theatre at the museum! AMAZING GRACE, a Broadway musical inspired by the awe-inspiring story behind the world’s most beloved song is currently on stage at DC's newest museum, the Museum of the Bible. Performances run til August 18 (Sundays at 2pm, Fridays at 2pm & 7pm, Saturdays at 2pm & 7pm).

  • On June 8 10:30am, Anacostia Playhouse presents Shakespeare For The Young with a FREE performance of "Adventures in Arden," an interactive puppet show for children 4-10. Based on Shakespeare's As You Like It and set in Africa, the story includes interactive play with the audience. Short workshop for the children follows where they use their bodies and voices to explore the rhythms and beats they heard in Shakespeare’s language during the play.


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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...

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Georgia native ERIK TEAGUE's lush costumes have dazzled and delighted theater audiences--and critics--in stagings as varied as The Lion, The Unicorn and Me (Washington National Opera) and The...