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"Sing We and Chant It": Music for Chamber Voices

at St. Alban's Episcopal Church, Washington
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Fri, June 02
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Enjoy an evening filled with chamber music -- from madrigals to classics to works by living composers -- at this St. Alban's Episcopal Church concert. "Sing We and Chant It" features conductors Scott ... [more+]

Enjoy an evening filled with chamber music -- from madrigals to classics to works by living composers -- at this St. Alban's Episcopal Church concert. "Sing We and Chant It" features conductors Scott Tucker and Brandon Straub with D.C.'s award-winning Choral Arts Chamber Singers and Choral Arts Youth Choir. Stick around afterwards for a light reception with the performers. [less-]

Gay Men's Chorus of Washington's Salutes Broadway

at The Lincoln Theatre, Washington
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Sun, June 04
FULL PRICE: $45 - $51
OFFER PRICE: $5 - $25.50

Billed as a musical history of gay Broadway, "And The Tony Goes To ... " will no doubt light up the stage of the Lincoln Theatre, as the acclaimed Gay Men's Chorus of Washington DC tracks the progress... [more+]

Billed as a musical history of gay Broadway, "And The Tony Goes To ... " will no doubt light up the stage of the Lincoln Theatre, as the acclaimed Gay Men's Chorus of Washington DC tracks the progress of the movement with song-and-dance numbers from the best of New York theater. The guys have chosen some of the Great White Way's gayest moments from blockbusters like "A Chorus Line", "Kinky Boots" and "Hedwig and the Angry Inch" for this entertainment-packed show, along with famous tunes like "Seasons of Love," "Willkommen," "If You Were Gay," "I Am What I Am" and more. [less-]

"The Music Man": Family Favorite Marches Into Town

at Kenmore Auditorium, Arlington
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Fri, July 21
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The Tony-winning musical comedy "The Music Man" is a feel-good classic that follows the adventures of fast-talking "Professor" Harold Hill, who plans to con the good people of an Iowa town into buying... [more+]

The Tony-winning musical comedy "The Music Man" is a feel-good classic that follows the adventures of fast-talking "Professor" Harold Hill, who plans to con the good people of an Iowa town into buying instruments for a boys' band he has no intention of organizing, then marching off with their hard-earned cash. But there's trouble right there in River City when he becomes fond of the townspeople and falls for the lovely Marian the Librarian, even as she begins to see through his scheme. Produced by Encore Stage & Studio at the Kenmore Auditorium in Arlington, this always-entertaining show sparkles with memorable tunes like "Seventy-Six Trombones," "Ya Got Trouble," "Till There Was You," "Goodnight, My Someone" and many more. For this production, adult actors are joined onstage by youth performers ages 10 to 18. [less-]

Bethesda Blues & Jazz Supper Club: The Best Live Music & More

at Bethesda Blues & Jazz Supper Club, Bethesda
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Thu, June 01
Fri, June 09
Wed, June 14
FULL PRICE: $25 - $45
OFFER PRICE: $12.50 - $22.50

Thanks to a recent $8 million renovation, the gorgeous art-deco Bethesda Theatre is now Bethesda Blues & Jazz Supper Club, a hot spot for live music, dining and drinking. The club offers great enterta... [more+]

Thanks to a recent $8 million renovation, the gorgeous art-deco Bethesda Theatre is now Bethesda Blues & Jazz Supper Club, a hot spot for live music, dining and drinking. The club offers great entertainment from top national blues and jazz artists, plus the best talent from the mid-Atlantic region, in an intimate setting with excellent acoustics. Enjoy a great dinner served up with a heaping side of blues and jazz -- Executive Chef William Pack Jr. has created a Creole/Cajun-inspired menu with a bevy of mouthwatering choices, including delicious desserts. [less-]

Southern Rap Pioneers Geto Boys at The Fillmore

at The Fillmore Silver Spring, Silver Spring
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Legendary Southern rappers Geto Boys are back together once more and headed for Silver Spring. Scarface, Willie D and Bushwick Bill helped put the Houston hip-hop scene on the map with their classic s... [more+]

Legendary Southern rappers Geto Boys are back together once more and headed for Silver Spring. Scarface, Willie D and Bushwick Bill helped put the Houston hip-hop scene on the map with their classic single "Mind Playing Tricks on Me" from their breakthrough 1991 album "We Can't Be Stopped". After a split, solo successes and a previous reunion, the trio's back at again, rolling into The Fillmore with hits like "The World Is a Ghetto" and "Damn It Feels Good to Be a Gangster." [less-]

"The Arabian Nights": Acclaimed Adaptation From Constellation Theatre

at Source, Washington
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Fri, May 26
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Ali Baba, Sinbad, Aladdin -- the list of classic characters and tales spun in "The Arabian Nights" is unrivaled in all of literature. Also known as "One Thousand and One Nights", this timeless work of... [more+]

Ali Baba, Sinbad, Aladdin -- the list of classic characters and tales spun in "The Arabian Nights" is unrivaled in all of literature. Also known as "One Thousand and One Nights", this timeless work of imagination has been captivating audiences for hundreds of years. Now, Constellation Theatre reprises its acclaimed production of Tony-winner Mary Zimmerman's stage adaptation, bringing all of the original's magic to life. The young Scheherazade, desperate to stave off her own execution, spins tale after tale for her new husband, the king. Each night, she weaves a spellbinding story, hoping that her vivid imagination will buy her the time she needs to win both the king's heart and her own freedom. Experience this testament to the power of storytelling when "The Arabian Nights" comes to Source in Washington, DC. [less-]

"Proof": Pulitzer-Winning Play Explores Genius & Mental Illness

at Olney Theatre Center - Mulitz-Gudelsky Theatre Lab, Olney
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Fri, May 26
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In this Tony and Pulitzer Prize-winning family drama, Catherine, the troubled daughter of a recently deceased mathematician, is gripped by the fear that she may've inherited her father's mental illnes... [more+]

In this Tony and Pulitzer Prize-winning family drama, Catherine, the troubled daughter of a recently deceased mathematician, is gripped by the fear that she may've inherited her father's mental illness. "Proof" tracks her desperate attempts to stay in control -- despite complications including a budding romance with one of her father's former students, the appearance of a mysterious new work by her dad and the arrival of her long-estranged sister. Set in Chicago, the play chronicles the discovery of self identity through intellectual and emotional challenges and explores the power of love to help us reach our true potential. David Auburn's moving and thought-provoking play, which "The New York Daily News" called "rich and compelling ... full of life, laughter and hope," comes to the stage at the Olney Theatre Center. [less-]

"Outside Mullingar": Wry Romantic Comedy from "Moonstruck" Writer

at Keegan Theatre, Washington
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Fri, May 26
Sat, May 27
Sun, May 28
FULL PRICE: $45
OFFER PRICE: $22.50

"I don't hate you," Rosemary says to Anthony. "I just don't like you." In the Tony-nominated "Outside Mullingar" by John Patrick Shanley ("Doubt", "Moonstruck"), these two introverted neighbors have l... [more+]

"I don't hate you," Rosemary says to Anthony. "I just don't like you." In the Tony-nominated "Outside Mullingar" by John Patrick Shanley ("Doubt", "Moonstruck"), these two introverted neighbors have lived in rural Ireland and known each other for years, but their lives intersect sharply when a parent dies and property rights come into question. Ultimately a tenderhearted romantic comedy, Shanley's play proves that love, whether early or late, always shows up right on time. Come see why Charles Isherwood of "The New York Times" called "Outside Mullingar" "Shanley's finest work since "Doubt"," when it comes to the stage of Washington DC's Keegan Theatre. [less-]

Blues Alley: D.C.'s Premier Jazz & Supper Club

at Blues Alley, Washington
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FULL PRICE: $20 - $30
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Founded in 1965, Blues Alley is the nation's oldest operating jazz supper club, having showcased such internationally renowned artists as Dizzy Gillespie, Sarah Vaughan, Nancy Wilson, Grover Washingto... [more+]

Founded in 1965, Blues Alley is the nation's oldest operating jazz supper club, having showcased such internationally renowned artists as Dizzy Gillespie, Sarah Vaughan, Nancy Wilson, Grover Washington Jr., Ramsey Lewis, Charlie Byrd, Maynard Ferguson and Eva Cassidy. Located in the heart of historic Georgetown in an 18th century red brick carriage house, Blues Alley offers a unique and intimate ambiance, reminiscent of the jazz clubs of the 1920s and '30s. Go for just the music and drinks, or make it an evening and choose from authentic Creole cuisine, steak and seafood dishes. [less-]

Internationally Acclaimed British Comedy "One Man, Two Guvnors"

at Silver Spring Stage, Silver Spring
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Fri, June 30
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Fri, July 07
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FULL PRICE: $25
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Back in the swingin' 60s, charming yet doltish Francis has just been fired from his British pop band. Soon, he finds himself with two jobs and two new bosses (one a small-time gangster and the other a... [more+]

Back in the swingin' 60s, charming yet doltish Francis has just been fired from his British pop band. Soon, he finds himself with two jobs and two new bosses (one a small-time gangster and the other an upper-class criminal) who happen to be connected to each other in wildly improbable ways. Mistaken identities, outrageous farce, love triangles and inspired lunacy ensue. A dazzling smash in London and New York -- "The Guardian" called it "a triumph of visual and verbal comedy" -- "One Man, Two Guvnors" now makes its way to Silver Spring Stage in the D.C. area. Get ready for a rollicking romp through a swirl of cross-dressing twins, dead fiancés, crooked lawyers and general buffoonery backed by a score that pays homage to rockabilly and a certain Fab Four. [less-]

"Ma Rainey's Black Bottom": Explosive Drama by August Wilson

at 1st Stage Theater, Tysons
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Thu, June 01
Fri, June 02
Sat, June 03
FULL PRICE: $30
OFFER PRICE: $15

A theatrical tour-de-force by one of America's greatest playwrights, "Ma Rainey's Black Bottom" is a searing drama from Pulitzer Prize and Tony Award-winner August Wilson. Set in the 1920s on the sout... [more+]

A theatrical tour-de-force by one of America's greatest playwrights, "Ma Rainey's Black Bottom" is a searing drama from Pulitzer Prize and Tony Award-winner August Wilson. Set in the 1920s on the south side of Chicago, a recording session with blues legend Ma Rainey and her band becomes an intense battle of wills between a hot-headed young trumpeter and veteran musicians -- and between Ma and her white record producers. Experience this first installment of Wilson's award-winning ten-part Century Cycle at 1st Stage Theater in Tysons. [less-]

Bernadette Peters: Stage & Screen Star at Wolf Trap

at Filene Center at Wolf Trap National Park for Performing Arts, Vienna
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Sat, June 03
FULL PRICE: $25 - $50
OFFER PRICE: $15 - $30

Bernadette Peters' winning combination of dramatic acting talent, comic timing, serious dance chops and a universally acclaimed singing voice has lifted this gifted stage and screen star to the show-b... [more+]

Bernadette Peters' winning combination of dramatic acting talent, comic timing, serious dance chops and a universally acclaimed singing voice has lifted this gifted stage and screen star to the show-biz firmament. As one of the most versatile entertainers of our generation, Peters is famed for her memorable and award-winning performances in TV and movies, like "The Jerk" and her current series "Mozart in the Jungle" and "The Good Fight". But the three-time Tony-winner is best known as a true Broadway baby, starring in Sondheim classics like "Sunday in the Park With George, Into the Woods, Follies" and "A Little Night Music", plus more than half-a-dozen other theater hits. A "New York Times" reviewer once wrote that she performed the classic "Send in the Clowns" with "an emotional transparency and musical delicacy that turns this celebrated song into an occasion of transporting artistry." She'll light up the stage in Vienna with a selection of Great American Songbook and show tunes, accompanied by the Wolf Trap Orchestra. [less-]

"The Fillmore Flashback": '80s vs. '90s Dance Party Hosted by Biz Markie

at The Fillmore Silver Spring, Silver Spring
OFFER DATES:
Fri, June 23
FULL PRICE: $22
OFFER PRICE: COMP

Danceability has always been an engine of pop music, but which decade -- the '80s or the '90s -- had the songs that can still make modern feet move? That very question will be answered in one night at... [more+]

Danceability has always been an engine of pop music, but which decade -- the '80s or the '90s -- had the songs that can still make modern feet move? That very question will be answered in one night at The Fillmore as Biz Markie and top cover bands curate a stream of hits from both glorious eras. Markie, a beatboxer and rapper known for his 1989 Top 10 song "Just a Friend," plays host and DJ while '80s and '90s cover bands Here's to the Night and The New Romance perform expert renditions of your favorite dance-worthy songs. [less-]

August Wilson's Life in Stories: "How I Learned What I Learned"

at Round House Theatre - Bethesda, Bethesda
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Thu, June 08
Fri, June 09
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Two years before his death in 2005, Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright August Wilson wrote and starred in "How I Learned What I Learned", a solo show about the power of art, poetry and possibility. Now... [more+]

Two years before his death in 2005, Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright August Wilson wrote and starred in "How I Learned What I Learned", a solo show about the power of art, poetry and possibility. Now, actor Eugene Lee -- who appeared in Wilson's famed "Fences" -- takes on the role of the prolific author of classics like "The Piano Lesson" and "Two Trains Running" at Round House Theatre in Bethesda. With direction by Wilson's longtime friend and collaborator Todd Kreidler, Lee steps into Wilson's shoes to share the playwright's personal stories that take him from his first kiss, to a stint in jail to life-defining encounters with racism and more. The "Pittsburgh Post Gazette" called it "complex and surprisingly funny ... laced with the voice of the poet he always was." [less-]

"Something's Afoot": Satirical Murder-Mystery Musical

at Kensington Town Hall, Kensington
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Fri, June 09
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FULL PRICE: $22
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With a playful wink at the work of author Agatha Christie and other renowned mystery writers, "Something's Afoot" is a madcap murder-mystery musical that first opened on Broadway in 1976. A popular pr... [more+]

With a playful wink at the work of author Agatha Christie and other renowned mystery writers, "Something's Afoot" is a madcap murder-mystery musical that first opened on Broadway in 1976. A popular production ever since, "Something's Afoot" finds a small group of people stranded in an isolated English country estate during -- what else? -- a thunderstorm. But when the power goes out, the bridge gets flooded and the butler -- who else? -- is killed in a freak explosion, the rest of the guests begin to die mysteriously one after the next. That leaves the remaining guests, and you, to figure out whodunit. See this production at the Kensington Town Hall. [less-]

"My Fair Lady": A "Perfect" Broadway Musical

at Olney Theatre Center - Mainstage, Olney
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Wed, June 21
Thu, June 22
Fri, June 23
FULL PRICE: $38 - $65
OFFER PRICE: $19 - $32.50

Based on George Bernard Shaw's play "Pygmalion", this witty battle of the sexes follows self-absorbed, misogynistic linguist Henry Higgins as he attempts to train Eliza Doolittle, a Cockney flower gir... [more+]

Based on George Bernard Shaw's play "Pygmalion", this witty battle of the sexes follows self-absorbed, misogynistic linguist Henry Higgins as he attempts to train Eliza Doolittle, a Cockney flower girl plucked from the street, how to speak properly -- though she's much smarter than he realizes. With a feisty leading lady and a score full of instantly recognizable songs like "Wouldn't It Be Loverly?" and "I Could Have Danced All Night," it's no wonder "My Fair Lady" became a huge Broadway hit and, in 1964, was turned into an Oscar-winning film starring Audrey Hepburn. Don't miss the Olney Theatre Center's intimate reimagining of this classic musical. [less-]

Sibling Rivalry Runs Amok: "Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike"

at James Lee Community Center, Falls Church
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Fri, June 02
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Christopher Durang's side-splitting satire pokes fun at Chekhov's classic dramas, but you definitely don't need to know anything about Russian lit to appreciate the wackiness of this farce. Step-sibli... [more+]

Christopher Durang's side-splitting satire pokes fun at Chekhov's classic dramas, but you definitely don't need to know anything about Russian lit to appreciate the wackiness of this farce. Step-siblings Vanya and Sonia are enjoying a quiet, peaceful life in the country when their celeb sister, Masha, returns home for an unexpected visit. Masha brings along Spike, her latest young boy-toy, and what follows can only be described as an unforgettable weekend. Explore the troubles of celebrity, social networking, and age in a laugh-out-loud comedy from Providence Players that will tickle your funny bone and stimulate your mind at James Lee Community Center in Falls Church. [less-]

Subversive Comedy "Hir" From Woolly Mammoth Theatre Co.

at Woolly Mammoth Theatre, Washington
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Sat, May 27
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Freed from her husband's oppression after he suffers a stroke, a suburban housewife lights the fuse on a revolt against patriarchy in "Hir", aided by her newly liberated transgender son. But when her ... [more+]

Freed from her husband's oppression after he suffers a stroke, a suburban housewife lights the fuse on a revolt against patriarchy in "Hir", aided by her newly liberated transgender son. But when her other son returns home from combat duty in Afghanistan, he's not exactly thrilled to find his family under siege from his own mother. "The New York Times" raved, "Perhaps no play this year inspired a greater sense of awe than Taylor Mac's audacious dive into the dysfunctional-family playpen of American theater." Check out the Woolly Mammoth production of this subversive comedy on stage in Washington, D.C. [less-]

Relive the News Stories That Have Shaped Our Lives at the Newseum

at Newseum, Washington
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Sat, May 27
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Stories of the world come alive at the Newseum, where you can go behind the scenes to experience how and why news is made. See some of the final photographs of the only journalist who died covering th... [more+]

Stories of the world come alive at the Newseum, where you can go behind the scenes to experience how and why news is made. See some of the final photographs of the only journalist who died covering the 9/11 attacks, witness the epic struggle of the civil rights movement in the '60s, marvel at a comprehensive collection of Pulitzer Prize-winning photographs and hear never-before-told stories from the journalists and photographers who stood on the front lines of history. This high-tech museum features seven levels of galleries and exhibits, theaters, retail spaces and visitor services where you can explore electronic news, unique artifacts, photojournalism, news history and world news. And, since there's so much to see, your ticket is good for two consecutive days. Take your time and see half the first day, then return the next day to catch what you missed. [less-]

"Fear Eats the Soul": New Play Brings Acclaimed German Film to the Stage

at Atlas Performing Arts Center, Washington
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Fri, May 26
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FULL PRICE: $35
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In 1974 Germany, widow Emmi falls in love with the younger Ali, a Moroccan immigrant. Everyone is appalled when they marry, although family and friends ultimately accept the couple's unconventional ma... [more+]

In 1974 Germany, widow Emmi falls in love with the younger Ali, a Moroccan immigrant. Everyone is appalled when they marry, although family and friends ultimately accept the couple's unconventional marriage. However, the two find that they must face their own mounting fears and insecurities. Atlas Performing Arts Center presents the U.S. theatrical premiere, adapted from the renowned German film of the same name that won two awards at the Cannes Film Festival. Don't miss this bold exploration of multiracial marriage, star-crossed lovers, and how fear can destroy our hopes and dreams. [less-]

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