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Fun Home  
The National Theatre Fun Home
 
Fun Home -- winner of five 2015 Tony Awards, including Best Musical -- has been praised as "the best of what Broadway can do" (Associated Press) and "something of a miracle" (New York Magazine). Based on Alison Bechdel's best-selling graphic memoir, Fun Home tells the story of Alison at three different ages, alongside her uniquely dysfunctional family -- her mother, brothers and brilliant, volatile father. Intimate, emotional and refreshingly honest, Fun Home captures the experience of seeing your parents through grown-up eyes. Get your pre-sale tickets to the show Newsday calls "a blazingly original heartbreaker and a nonstop treasure of invention" at The National Theatre.

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Or,  
Round House Theatre Or,
 
Unfolding over the course of a single night, Or, finds Aphra Behn -- a 17th-century poet, spy and premier professional female playwright -- eager to leave the spy trade. Sprung from prison under the secret patronage of King Charles II, she's been given the chance of a lifetime to pen a production for one of London's theatre companies. But Aphra has just one night to complete her masterpiece, juggle would-be lovers and ex-lovers, and even avert a royal assassination. Called a "playful, funny and inventive comedy" (The New York Times) and a "hilarious history lesson" (SFGate.com), Or, brings a fictional peek into the true story of a fascinating woman centuries ahead of her time to the Round House Theatre in Bethesda.

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Shear Madness  
The Kennedy Center Shear Madness
 
"Shear Madness" is one of the most popular entertainments in the world, delighting audiences night after night with its unique blend of madcap improvisation and spine-tickling mystery. This unique comedy-whodunit takes place today in the "Shear Madness" hairstyling salon and is chock full of up-to-the-minute spontaneous humor. During the course of the action, a murder is committed and the audience gets to spot the clues, question the suspects, and solve the funniest mystery in the annals of crime.The outcome is never the same, which is why many audience members return again and again to the scene of the mayhem.

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5 Lesbians Eating a Quiche  
Atlas Performing Arts Center 5 Lesbians Eating a Quiche
 
The year is 1956, and the Susan B. Anthony Society for the Sisters of Gertrude Stein is having its annual quiche breakfast. Daily life is quiet, and excitement is kept to a minimum. But there's an unexpected item on the agenda this year: the very real threat of atom bombs being dropped on the ladies' idyllic town. As the meeting adjourns to the bomb shelter, things take a turn for the worse. Cramped in a small space with what may just be the last quiche on Earth, scandalous secrets come out and tensions -- sexual and otherwise -- rise among the women in this new hilarious production of the 2012 New York Fringe Fest top prize winner at the Atlas Performing Arts Center in D.C.

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The Arabian Nights  
Source The Arabian Nights
 
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, D.C.

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Back to Methuselah: As Far as Thought Can Reach  
Undercroft Theatre Back to Methuselah: As Far as Thought Can Reach
 
In 2014, the Washington Stage Guild set out on a ambitious multiyear quest to produce George Bernard Shaw's five-part 1922 play cycle, Back to Methuselah. And as their 30th anniversary season comes to a climax, so does their monumental undertaking. One of the very first works of science fiction-fantasy ever to appear in a theater, these rarely-seen plays by the Nobel Prize-winning satirist (Pygmalion, Major Barbara, Saint Joan), start with Adam and Eve in the Garden of Eden and conclude here in the year 31,920 AD, as mankind has evolved towards immortality. As Far as Thought Can Reach posits a world where a group of youngsters learn some lessons of life -- and the afterlife -- from the "Ancients." Catch up on the entire Methuselah Project at DC's Undercroft Theatre, with a series of readings and related events.

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Blood Knot  
Atlas Performing Arts Center Blood Knot
 
Set in apartheid South Africa, two biracial brothers grapple with isolation and poverty. Directed by Joy Zinoman, this powerful, two-man play addresses race through familial ties. Brothers Zachariah and Morris live in a one-room shack and share a mother, but different fathers. Morris can pass for white, but dark-skinned Zachariah feels trapped in his job at a whites-only park. Together, they let their imaginations run wild with role-playing games they create within their constrained world. When they start a pen-pal relationship with a white girl, the games take a dangerous and bizarre twist. Don't miss this production at the Atlas Performing Arts Center in Washington, D.C.

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A Bright New Boise  
Silver Spring Stage A Bright New Boise
 
The Rapture is coming -- to a parking lot in Idaho. At least that's what Will, the central character of Samuel D. Hunter's prophetically funny play A Bright New Boise, has convinced himself. The piously religious Will recently moved from his small hometown after a bitter scandal that enveloped his evangelical church. Working to establish himself in Boise, Will finds himself toiling and searching with other minimum-wage employees at the Hobby Lobby, a big-box crafts store. Will tries to reconcile his ongoing mission for spiritual salvation with the superficial, secular and often profane world around him. A Bright New Boise is a humorous look at the search for meaning. This Obie Award-winning dark comedy of family dysfunction and enduring faith comes to the Silver Spring Stage.

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Brighton Beach Memoirs  
Theater J Brighton Beach Memoirs
 
Neil Simon changed the course of his career when he wrote Brighton Beach Memoirs, the first play of his Tony Award-winning Eugene Trilogy. Never before had Simon's writing been so personal, reflecting the actual individuals and hardships that defined his Depression-era youth. Brighton Beach Memoirs centers around Eugene Morris Jerome, a Jewish-American teenager in the throes of puberty. Complicating Eugene's coming-of-age are the relatives that crowd his family's Brooklyn apartment, including his parents, his older brother, his aunt and his two female cousins, one of whom he finds far too attractive for his own good. Critics have praised the play for its humor, but also for its clear-eyed look at the tough choices that faced many American families in the '30s. See it now at Theater J in Washington, D.C.

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Broken Glass  
Theater J Broken Glass
 
It's November 11, 1938, the day after Kristallnacht, when Sylvia Gellburg loses the ability to walk. Her husband Phillip desperately seeks the help of Dr. Harry Hyman to find the cause. Hyman's obsession with curing Sylvia uncovers a complex tangle of egos, resentment and guilt, as well as Phillip's own paralyzing struggle with his Jewish identity. The powerful, Olivier Award-winning and Tony-nominated psychological mystery Broken Glass is presented as part of a national celebration of the centennial of the birth of playwright Arthur Miller, at Washington D.C.'s Theater J at the Edlavitch DCJCC.

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The Displaced  
Folger Theatre The Displaced
 
The Displaced brings together authors Laila Lalami (Hope and Other Dangerous Pursuits), Luis Urrea (Into the Beautiful North) and Shobha Rao (An Unrestored Woman) to tell three stories of displaced people trying to find a place in our volatile world. From the tale of four Moroccans trying to sail to Spain in an inflatable dinghy, to a Mexican village where all the men have left to find work in the United States, to a new mother trapped on the wrong side of the India-Pakistan border, this performance at the Folger Theatre in Washington, D.C. is a powerful portrait of lives in transit.

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dot:: a RotoPlastic Ballet  
Mead Theatre Lab dot:: a RotoPlastic Ballet
 
Don't let the word "ballet" fool you -- dot:: a RotoPlastic Ballet is unlike anything you've ever seen on the stage before. In a distant future populated by robots, one robot, named d0t, becomes corrupted during a routine upgrade. This gives her the ability to break free from the Pulse, a sort of rhythmic energy used by the last living human, NAVI, to keep all of robotkind in line. As the newly liberated d0t begins spreading the glitch, NAVI must rush to stop her before she takes the entire system offline. Inspired by Italian futurists and set to a live original electronic hip-hop score, this wholly original and unforgettable rap robot puppet musical is coming to the Mead Theatre Lab in Washington, D.C.

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Doubt  
Writer's Center Doubt
 
In his theatrical masterpiece, Doubt, John Patrick Shanley beings out the nailbiting suspense and psychological drama lurking within the sheltered walls of a Bronx Catholic school in 1964. This Pulitzer Prize and Tony Award-winning play portrays the battle of wills between a strict headmistress and a popular, progressive new priest. Threatened by the priest's charisma and unorthodox ways, the headmistress develops a suspicion that the priest is sexually abusing a student. At first she barrels ahead in her accusations, believing in her own assumptions completely. But as she questions an idealistic young nun and the mother of the alleged victim, the cracks in her resolve appear and her doubts begin to show. This powerful play presents deep questions about the nature of faith, certainty and doubt that will provide food for thought well after the curtain descends.

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Dry Land  
Silver Spring Black Box Theater Dry Land
 
Ester is a swimmer trying to stay afloat. Amy is curled up on the locker room floor. Dry Land is a play about abortion, female friendship, and resiliency, and what happens in one high school locker room after everybody's left. This timely and unflinching new play is from one of America's most exciting young playwrights, Ruby Rae Spiegel.

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Godspell  
Gunston Arts Center Godspell
 
Witness the most righteous story ever told -- as you've never seen it told before. In this beloved classic, Grammy and Oscar-winning composer and lyricist Stephen Schwartz (Wicked) uses the Gospel of Matthew and a score featuring every genre from ragtime to rock to rap to retell the story of Jesus and his disciples through a series of charming and hilarious scenes. A timeless tale of friendship, loyalty and love, Godspell has touched the hearts of countless theatergoers all over the world. It aims to raise your spirit with a Tony-nominated score that features such chart-topping songs as "Day By Day," "Light of the World" and "Turn Back, O Man." Don't miss your chance to check it out with this production at the Gunston Arts Center in Arlington.

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A Human Being Died That Night  
Atlas Performing Arts Center A Human Being Died That Night
 
The second part of Mosaic Theater's South Africa repertory, A Human Being Died That Night is a tense look at the Apartheid that deeply wounded that nation. An adaptation of Pumla Gobodo-Madikizela's best-selling 2003 book, the play recounts the black African psychologist's gripping interrogations of Apartheid-era torturer and assassin Eugene de Kock, known by many as "Prime Evil." The production depicts pained negotiations between past and future in a country aching to move on. This gripping historical drama comes to the Lang Theatre at D.C.'s Atlas Performing Arts Center.

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Jesus Christ Superstar  
Signature Theatre Jesus Christ Superstar
 
A pioneering rock opera, Jesus Christ Superstar retells the last seven days in the life of the social and political rebel Jesus of Nazareth through the eyes of his betrayer, Judas Iscariot. Chart-topping songs such as "Everything's Alright," "I Don't Know How to Love Him" and the high-octane title number highlight the struggles of Jesus' final days before his crucifixion. Don't miss this righteous and explosive rock musical -- filled with the unforgettable tunes of composer Andrew Lloyd Webber and lyricist Tim Rice -- live on stage at Signature Theatre in Arlington.

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Kiss Me, I'm Katie: An Evening With Katie McManus  
Keegan Theatre Kiss Me, I'm Katie: An Evening With Katie McManus
 
One of the city's favorites, Helen Hayes Award-nominated actress Katie McManus, returns to the Keegan stage for an eclectic evening of show tunes, pop hits, jazz, big band and more. McManus' last show with Keegan was on the "old" stage in The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee, but she brought down the house in the Helen Hayes Award-winning production of Rent. This past winter, she played Kate McGowan in Signature Theatre's critically acclaimed production of Titanic, and sang the blues in Blues in The Night at Creative Cauldron. Join her for this special evening of music, mayhem and, hopefully, some kisses at Washington, DC's Keegan Theatre.

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Lucy  
Atlas Performing Arts Center Lucy
 
Primatology meets Puccini in Lucy, a modern opera that tells the true story of Maurice Temerlin, a University of Oklahoma psychologist who adopted a chimpanzee at birth and raised her in his home. What sounded like a fascinating experiment resulted in a harrowing journey for the young ape as she struggled to adapt to her new environs. With music by acclaimed composer John Glover and lyrics by Kelley Rourke, Lucy tells its tragic tale through a powerfully emotional song cycle that asks profound questions about morality. UrbanArias presents this East Coast premiere at Atlas Performing Arts Center.

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Macbeth: Toil and Trouble Abound in Shakespeare's Bloody Masterpiece  
Sidney Harman Hall Macbeth: Toil and Trouble Abound in Shakespeare's Bloody Masterpiece
 
Nastier than Scorsese at his bleakest, more violent than Tarantino at his bloodiest, Shakespeare's Macbeth still shocks like no other tale on the page, stage or screen. Now cutting-edge director Liesl Tommy (Eclipsed, Ruined) stages this chilling portrait of temptation, ambition and betrayal at D.C.'s Sidney Harman Hall. Set in a gloomy world of ghosts and witches, the tragedy's cycle of corruption is thrown into motion when the popular King Duncan of Scotland is murdered by his trusted friend and general Macbeth. Driven by a supernatural prophesy and his wife's deadly ambition, Macbeth goes on to claim his destiny. But just as he grasps the crown, it starts to slip through his bloody fingers.

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The Magic Play  
Olney Theatre Center The Magic Play
 
The worlds of theater and illusion meld in unexpected ways in The Magic Play, a mesmerizing new play by 2015 Helen Hayes Award winner Andrew Hinderaker (Colossal) that combines vivid theatricality, an engrossing love story -- and a touch of true magic. Presented at Olney Theatre Center, The Magic Play stars actor and illusionist Brett Schneider as a talented magician who's risen to the top by maintaining absolute control over his performances ... as well as his love life. But when his lover forces the magician to confront his deepest fears, his act may never be the same. Watch as houses of cards fall apart and reassemble as Hinderaker weaves a magical spell that ends in a powerful testament to the profundity of performance and hope.

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Midwestern Gothic  
Signature Theatre Midwestern Gothic
 
In a frozen little town in the middle of nowhere lives Stina, a young woman filled with a desperate hope to escape her humdrum surroundings. Following her mind's twisted flights of fancy, it isn't long before Stina's imagination is driving her to create more and more bizarre diversions, leading to a sudden and shocking twist of events. This wildly original world premiere of Midwestern Gothic features a book by Royce Vavrek and a contemporary score from Josh Schmidt, the award-winning composer of Adding Machine, that weaves together rock, country and pure fantasy. Catch this provocative and innovative musical thriller at Arlington's Signature Theatre.

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Mnemonic  
Anacostia Playhouse Mnemonic
 
You can't tell the story of humans without telling the story of migration -- and the new play Mnemonic does just that. Featuring innovative design, contemporary technology and striking visuals, this Theater Alliance production will explore interconnectedness in a world where people are constantly moving. See it when it takes the stage of The Anacostia Playhouse in Washington, D.C.

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The Night Alive  
Atlas Performing Arts Center The Night Alive
 
In The Night Alive, Tommy is a down-on-his-luck Irish bloke who finds that his one good deed will not go unpunished. A slovenly sort who's taken up residence in his uncle's Dublin house, Tommy and his best friend Doc have eked out an existence running odd jobs and plotting get-rich-quick schemes. But when he returns one night after rescuing battered and bloodied prostitute Aimee, his spontaneous act of decency brings about a glimmer of new possibilities, even as echoes from the past and the looming specter of death threaten to take it all away. Warm, wistfully funny and magical in spite of its meager surroundings, Irish playwright Conor McPherson's The Night Alive observes the small moments of grace that illuminate our lives and deliver us from the darkness. Experience it now at the Atlas Performing Arts Center in Washington, D.C.

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No Sisters  
Studio Theatre No Sisters
 
Award-winning playwright and director Aaron Posner has taken Chekhov's Three Sisters and removed one seemingly vital element from the Russian classic: the sisters. Instead, his aptly titled No Sisters explores the screwed-up, endlessly fascinating psyches of a different set of world-weary misfits and broken dreamers in the Chekhov universe. Because while Olga, Masha, and Irina yearn for Moscow, the rest of the household and its hangers-on are grappling with their own heartache and longing, bit players in a world whose focus is elsewhere. Commissioned as a part of Studio R&D, Studio Theatre's new works initiative, No Sisters is an endlessly inventive and wildly funny play -- about some wildly unhappy people.

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Parade  
Keegan Theatre Parade
 
Alfred Uhry's Tony Award-winning Parade dramatizes the racially-charged trial of Leo Frank, a Jewish factory manager wrongly accused of brutally raping and murdering a 13-year-old worker under his charge. As press whips the public into an outraged frenzy, Frank's only hope lies in a brave crusade for justice led by the Southern wife he never understood, among a people that never understood him. This transformational story -- based on an actual case -- is part murder mystery and part social commentary about a country whose behavior is often at odds with its declarations of equality. Experience this powerful musical at the Keegan Theatre in Washington DC.

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Peter and the Starcatcher  
Maryland Ensemble Theatre (MET) Peter and the Starcatcher
 
The five-time Tony-winning show that The New York Times called "the most exhilarating storytelling on Broadway in decades," Peter and the Starcatcher is the swashbuckling prequel to Peter Pan. Inventive stagecraft and an imaginative story come together to reveal the origins of "the boy who wouldn't grow up" in this madcap music-filled adventure. Join them on an action-packed journey that brings pirates, mermaids and secret agents of the Queen together on the high seas. Based on the bestselling novel by humorist Dave Barry and Ridley Pearson, and written by Rick Elice (Jersey Boys) with music by Wayne Barker, this production at Maryland Ensemble Theatre in Frederick weaves an enchanting coming-of-age tale that's bound to appeal to your entire crew.

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Pike St.  
Woolly Mammoth Theatre Pike St.
 
The Lower East Side comes alive in the hands of virtuosic Obie Award-winning actress Nilaja Sun (No Child...), whose new solo show Pike St. centers on a struggling Puerto Rican family living in the shadow of the Manhattan Bridge. With penetrating incisiveness, Sun tells the story of a desperate mother unable to move her stricken daughter down five flights of stairs during an approaching hurricane. As she works to keep the electricity flowing into her daughter's respirator, an entire community of vibrant characters offer their help, giving new meaning to the phrase "it takes a village." Watch in awe as she fully inhabits personas ranging from a decorated war veteran to an octogenarian neighbor in this raw and harrowing one-woman performance at Woolly Mammoth Theatre in Washington, D.C.

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The Play of Love  
Folger Theatre The Play of Love
 
The Folger Theatre takes one of those most famous romanticized Shakespearean quotes literally to bring you an evening of medieval chivalric music and poetry. If music be the food of love, play on as you immerse yourself in a different time period, complete with a dazzling array of love songs with court and country dances. These troubadours, including special guest musicians, also perform selections from one of the earliest secular French plays with music, Play of Robin and Marion. A 13th century manuscript of Piers Plowman, a narrative poem containing the first known references to the legendary Robin Hood, will be on display as well. Experience these medieval hours of romance in Washington, D.C.

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Pygmalion  
Kensington Town Hall Pygmalion
 
A casual bet between Professor Henry Higgins and a friend sets the snobbish professor on a path that will change his life forever. Higgins bets he can take a grubby Cockney flower girl and transform her into a lady that can fit in at any upper crust party. But Higgins doesn't count on his "creation" having a mind of her own. George Bernard Shaw's most popular play, Pygmalion, is perhaps more widely known as the inspiration for the musical My Fair Lady. This witty tale from the master playwright both delighted and scandalized audiences in 1912, and this fresh interpretation at the Kensington Town Hall remains a great battle-of-the-sexes and social-class comedy.

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The Select (The Sun Also Rises)  
Lansburgh Theatre The Select (The Sun Also Rises)
 
A stage littered with liquor bottles and cafe chairs transforms from a Parisian bistro to the banks of the Irati River in Spain. A bar table roars to life and charges a matador. Championed by The New York Times as "a lively riff on Hemingway's first and greatest novel," The Select (The Sun Also Rises)'s innovative staging reimagines the 1926 roman ŕ clef via a fusion of artistic forms. As the story winds its way through France and Spain and lands in the heart of the Festival of San Fermín in Pamplona, Hemingway's narrator carries the heavy burdens of a war injury and his inability to have the woman he desires -- a woman whose romantic escapades he follows with bemused but painful fatalism. Don't miss this genre-defying work by acclaimed theatre ensemble Elevator Repair Service when it takes over D.C.'s Lansburgh Theatre.

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Something Rotten!  
France-Merrick Performing Arts Center- Hippodrome Something Rotten!
 
Direct from Broadway, Something Rotten! is a "big, fat hit!" (New York Post). Set in the '90s -- the 1590s, that is -- this hilarious smash tells the story of Nick and Nigel Bottom (Tony nominee Rob McClure and Broadway's Josh Grisetti), two brothers desperate to write their own hit play while the "rock star" Shakespeare (Tony nominee Adam Pascal) keeps getting all the hits. When a local soothsayer foretells that the future of theater involves singing, dancing and acting at the same time, Nick and Nigel set out to write the world's very first musical. With its heart on its ruffled sleeve and sequins in its soul, Something Rotten! is "The Producers + The Book of Mormon x The Drowsy Chaperone. Squared!" (New York Magazine). Don't miss this dazzling show when it comes to Hippodrome Theatre in Baltimore.

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Steel Magnolias  
The Washington County Playhouse Dinner Theater and Children's Theater Steel Magnolias
 
The bittersweet Southern comedy Steel Magnolias takes place in Truvy Jones' beauty salon, where three generations of outspoken Southern women regularly gather to laugh, cry and celebrate the events of their lives. But their world is rocked when M'Lynn's diabetic daughter gets pregnant, which could prove fatal -- and the ladies' inner strength and love for one another is put to the ultimate test. Based on the playwright's own upbringing, the touching and funny play was adapted into a popular film starring Sally Field, Dolly Parton, Shirley MacLaine and Julia Roberts. Now, this Washington County Playhouse Dinner Theater production of Steel Magnolias brings all the camaraderie, humor and poignancy of this enduring show to Hagerstown.

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Three Sisters  
Studio Theatre Three Sisters
 
One of Anton Chekhov's masterworks, Three Sisters is a humorous and affecting tale centering around the once-privileged members of the Prozorov family. After the death of their army general father, three sisters feel constrained by the smallness of life in their provincial Russian town. Attempts to improve their crumbling social status lay bare the larger forces that loom over the entire area. Melodrama turned inside out, Three Sisters is a story of yearning and ordinary life -- where little seems to happen, but all is revealed. See Chekhov's masterpiece at the Studio Theatre - Mead Theatre in Washington, D.C.

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Timon of Athens  
Folger Theatre Timon of Athens
 
Shakespeare's tragic and ever timely satire on the steep price of prosperity tracks the fall of a rich and powerful aristocrat in Timon of Athens. Timon's lavish lifestyle and generosity lead to a downturn in his finances, and he's promptly abandoned by his so-called friends once his fortune is depleted. Starring in the title role is Ian Merrill Peakes, who won a Helen Hayes Award for his performance in Rosencrantz & Guildenstern Are Dead this past year at Folger Theatre. This D.C. production is directed by Robert Richmond (Richard III, Othello and Henry V at Folger).

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The Trojan War: Our Warrior Chorus  
The Alden The Trojan War: Our Warrior Chorus
 
The Warrior Chorus brings together veterans of the United States military and trains them in the performing arts and humanities. In their latest production, Aquila Theatre in The Trojan War: Our Warrior Chorus, members of The Warrior Chorus take the stage at The Alden in Washington, D.C. to re-create the classic wartime myths of ancient Greece and Rome, set against the compelling narratives of modern war. Combining film, projections, original music and groundbreaking direction, The Trojan War: Our Warrior Chorus raises topical questions about warfare, comradeship, family and democracy.

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Well  
1st Stage Theatre Well
 
In this "solo show with people in it," Kron asks the provocative question: "Do we create our own illness?" The answers she gets are much more complicated than she bargained for as the play spins dangerously out of control into riotously funny and unexpected territory.

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What Every Girl Should Know  
Silver Spring Black Box Theater What Every Girl Should Know
 
In 1914, four teen girls in a New York reformatory discover their sexuality and personal power as they reveal the horrifying events that led each to the same tiny dormitory room. Adopting birth control activist Margaret Sanger as their secret patron saint, they build a communal fantasy life where they travel the world, take lovers at will, and assassinate their enemies. Their fantasy life grows more and more elaborate until objects from their fantasy world start appearing in the real one-including a baby.

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