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"Shear Madness": The Hilarious Whodunit

The Kennedy Center - Theater Lab, Washington
Saturday, March 25 - Sunday, April 30
  • Theatre
  • Theatre & Performing Arts
  • Spring Preview
  • Top Rated

Set in a local hair salon and with lines as up-to-date as the morning's news, "Shear Madness" is a hilarious whodunit with "you" as a central character. In a blend of mystery and improvisational theat... Read more

"Pacific Overtures"

Signature Theatre, Arlington
Saturday, March 25 - Sunday, April 09
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  • Theatre
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A stunning exploration of tradition and transformation based on historical events. In 1853, after 200 years of stability, Japan faces an American expedition determined to open the “floating kingdom... Read more

Rorschach Theatre Presents "Sometimes the Rain, Sometimes the Sea"

Rorschach Theatre at the Atlas Performing Arts Center, Washington
Saturday, March 25 - Sunday, April 16
  • Theatre & Performing Arts
  • Theatre
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Once upon a time, a rain cloud fell in love with a human. Dolan, who bears an uncanny resemblance to author Hans Christian Andersen, tries to tell this simple and sweet story, but characters in the st... Read more

Washington Improv Theater Presents...

Studio Theatre - Mead Theatre, Washington
Saturday, March 25 - Sunday, April 16
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  • Comedy

Come out to 14th Street where WIT's unpredictable improv comedians turn an audience suggestion into a never-before-seen comedy show. WIT shows are perfect for a date night, out-of-towners visiting, or... Read more

"Ben Butler"

Washington Stage Guild at the Undercroft Theatre, Washington
Saturday, March 25 - Sunday, April 16
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  • Theatre & Performing Arts
  • 20 Pop!
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A Union general, a lawyer before the Civil War, commands a fort in not-yet-seceded Virginia. When a runaway slave arrives making an eloquent plea for sanctuary, whose laws must the general follow? Whe... Read more

"Gloria: A Life"

Aaron & Cecile Goldman Theater, Washington
Saturday, March 25 - Sunday, April 02
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  • Theatre
  • Spring Preview
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"Gloria: A Life" is more than a play—it’s a celebration of human connection. Five decades after Gloria Steinem began raising her voice and championing the voices of others, her call for equality i... Read more

"King Lear"

Michael R. Klein Theater, Washington
Saturday, March 25 - Thursday, April 13
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Caught in a carousel of memory, the head of a dysfunctional royal family grapples with power-hungry children and the threat of losing the empire he created. Real and imagined worlds coalesce, creating... Read more

"A Nice Indian Boy"

Olney Theatre Center - Mulitz-Gudelsky Theatre Lab, Olney
Saturday, March 25 - Sunday, April 16
  • Theatre & Performing Arts
  • Theatre
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A meet-cute at the local temple brings Naveen face-to-face with the man of his dreams: a fellow Marathi-speaking Hindu who loves the same Bollywood films and can cook a mean dal makhani. If his parent... Read more

PIXELBLOOM: Timeless Butterflies

Artechouse D.C., Washington
Saturday, March 25 - Wednesday, May 10
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  • Museums & Attractions
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PIXELBLOOM: Timeless Butterflies invites you to step into a virtual world of cherry blossoms, discovering the ephemeral beauty of butterflies and thrilling exuberance of nature. A kaleidoscope of butt... Read more

"Beauty and the Beast"

Synetic Theater at Crystal City, Arlington
Saturday, March 25 - Saturday, April 01
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  • Theatre & Performing Arts
  • Spring Preview

This is no ordinary fairy-tale. Synetic Theater’s "Beauty and the Beast" draws on the darkness and sensuality of Villeneuve’s original French novel, "La Belle et la Bête", and the 1946 Cocteau fi... Read more

"Clyde's"

Victor Shargai Theatre - Studio Theatre, Washington
Saturday, March 25 - Sunday, April 02
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No one would accuse Clyde of having a soft heart: Sure she hires former convicts for the greasy kitchen of her truck-stop sandwich joint, but she knows what they owe her and holds that power tight. He... Read more

"SHOUT SISTER SHOUT!"

Ford's Theatre, Washington
Saturday, March 25 - Saturday, May 13
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  • Theatre
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Inspired by Gayle F. Wald’s book Shout, Sister, Shout!, this new musical tells the story of Sister Rosetta Tharpe—one of America’s most influential rock, R&B and gospel crossover singers and gui... Read more

"Selling Kabul"

The ARK at Signature Theatre, Arlington
Saturday, March 25 - Sunday, April 02
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  • Theatre
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A suspenseful drama about family and sacrifice from an exciting new voice. In 2013, a sister secretly shelters her translator brother from an increasingly powerful Taliban while he awaits the ever-del... Read more

Rebecca Bryant Novak Conducts Dvorak, Bartok, Marquez, & Montgomery

George Washington Masonic Memorial, Alexandria
Sunday, March 26
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  • Classical Music
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REBECCA BRYANT NOVAK leads the Philharmonic in a concert of favorites and new music. About the concert Novak says, "I'm excited to bring together orchestral works inspired by folk music from cultures ... Read more

"Drunk Shakespeare" Washington DC

The Sage Theatre, Washington
Sunday, March 26 - Saturday, January 06
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  • 20 Pop!
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  • Comedy
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You are cordially invited to a meeting of The Drunk Shakespeare Society. In a hidden speakeasy, five classically-trained actors assemble for their sacred ritual. One actor takes five shots of whiskey ... Read more

"How the Light Gets In"

1st Stage Theater, Tysons
Sunday, March 26
  • Theatre & Performing Arts
  • Theatre
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From the co-writer of the breakout hit "Duck Harbor" comes an uplifting story of connection and healing. Set against the backdrop of a peaceful Japanese garden, this beautifully touching story centers... Read more

"Urinetown"

Workhouse Arts Center, Lorton
Sunday, March 26 - Friday, March 31
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A sidesplitting sendup of greed, love, revolution (and musicals!), in a time when water is worth its weight in gold. In a Gotham-like city, a terrible water shortage, caused by a 20-year drought, has ... Read more

Angels In America, Part 1: Millennium Approaches

Arena Stage - Fichandler, Washington
Sunday, March 26 - Sunday, April 23
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Tony Kushner’s Pulitzer Prize- and Tony Award-winning drama Angels in America: Millennium Approaches is one of the great epic American plays of this past century. We meet Louis and Prior and Harper ... Read more

"Julius Caesar"

Avant Bard at Gunston Arts Center, Arlington
Sunday, March 26 - Saturday, April 01
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Join us as we explore Kathleen Akerley’s modernization of Shakespeare’s "Julius Caesar" with an ensemble of seven actors. Witness a dismantling of the classic story that asks what determines histo... Read more

"The High Ground"

Arena Stage - Kogod Cradle, Washington
Sunday, March 26 - Sunday, April 02
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  • Theatre
  • Spring Preview

A Black man in an army uniform stands his ground atop Tulsa’s Standpipe Hill, bearing witness to the destruction and desecration of Tulsa’s Greenwood District — but other forces, both friendly a... Read more

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