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Tinker Bell Jun 22 - Aug 20, 2018  
Adventure Theatre MTC Tinker Bell
Everyone knows the story of Peter Pan. Or, at least, everyone thinks they do. But unless you have heard it from Tinker Bell's point of view, you really have not heard it at all. A new twinkling light shines on all the characters you love including, Wendy, the Lost Boys, Peter Pan, Smee, and the nefarious Hook from a feisty fairy's point of view.
#poolparty Jun 23 - Jul 15, 2018  
Joe's Movement Emporium #poolparty
#poolparty is a thought-provoking play about the history of swimming pools, the desegregation of a private swim club, and how the legacy of racism in the water continues to affect us all. See Jennifer Mendenhall's play at Joe's Movement Emporium in Mt. Rainier.
Entirely Elvis Jun 26 - Jun 30, 2018  
Signature Theatre Entirely Elvis
Time to get "All Shook Up" for an entire cabaret dedicated to Elvis Presley's soulful voice and sinful hips. There'll be some "Love Me, Tender," a little "Heartbreak Hotel," and, of course, plenty of "Hound Dog" as Signature salutes the King.
Cirque du Soleil Crystal Jul 5 - Jul 8, 2018  
Royal Farms Arena (Formerly Baltimore Arena) Cirque du Soleil Crystal
On a quest to make the world its playground -- one surface at a time -- Cirque du Soleil tackles its boldest terrain yet: ice. Glide into the Royal Farms Arena in Baltimore and discover the surreal world of Cirque du Soleil Crystal, the company's first production atop the glistening realm of frozen water. Watch in wonder as world-class ice skaters and acrobats challenge the laws of gravity, executing one electrifying moment after another as they tell the exhilarating story of a woman's journey toward confidence, liberation and empowerment. Make sure you're there as this spectacularly innovative company shatters the icy facade of reality to reach the sparkling world of possibility beneath.
Why Is Eartha Kitt Trying to Kill Me?: A Love Story Jul 7 - Jul 14, 2018  
Signature Theatre Why Is Eartha Kitt Trying to Kill Me?: A Love Story
A mysterious - and unlikely - murder suspect arises in Why Is Eartha Kitt Trying to Kill Me?: A Love Story, a new one-act opera presented by UrbanArias. A tour de force love story and mad scene all in one, a man shares his bizarre confession concerning the fate of a hot, young, art world star. The score by Jeffrey Dennis Smith blends elements of jazz with an edgy contemporary sound, creating an energy that propels the story forward at Arlington's Signature Theatre.
A New Nation Jul 7 - Jul 29, 2018  
Anacostia Arts Center A New Nation
A New Nation is the latest performance piece generated through Convergence Theatre's Guerrilla Theatre Works model, a synthesis of performance art, poetry, interviews and physical theatre. A New Nation probes responses to the immigration crisis in the US and current perceptions of the stranger, amplifying diverse voices to challenge fear and strengthen our sense of home. The journey of an unaccompanied minor, a deportation notice and everyday life in a new land are glimpses of the narratives that move beyond the boundaries of the theatre itself. See it at the Anacostia Arts Center in Washington, D.C.
Dave Jul 13 - Aug 19, 2018  
Arena Stage Dave
From a Tony and Pulitzer Prize award-winning creative team, comes the world-premiere musical comedy Dave, adapted from the Oscar-nominated film. Dave tells the story of high school teacher (and presidential lookalike) Dave Kovic, who is hired by the Secret Service as a stand-in for the Commander-in-Chief. When the President falls ill under less than "presidential" circumstances, Dave is thrust into the Oval Office to avoid a national scandal, and must find a way to gain the trust and love of the American people...and the First Lady.
The Last Five Years Jul 13 - Aug 12, 2018  
The Washington County Playhouse Dinner Theater and Children's Theater The Last Five Years
Before it became the feature film starring Anna Kendrick and Jeremy Jordan, The Last Five Years began as a stirring stage musical that was hailed as one of the 10 best shows of 2001 by TIME magazine. Told through inventive and heartrending songs, The Last Five Years is a two-person show that navigates the ups and downs of a marriage. There is, however, a twist: The man relives the relationship from beginning to end, while the woman relates their story in reverse. The two characters' emotional timelines converge only once -- at their wedding in the middle of the show. Written by Tony Award-winning composer Jason Robert Brown (Parade), this is the story of a couple's five-year relationship, from the thrilling pangs of new love to their painful final separation. The intimate musical is playing at the Washington County Playhouse Dinner Theater and Children's Theater in Hagerstown.
Becky's New Car Jul 13 - Jul 29, 2018  
Bowie Playhouse Becky's New Car
Becky's New Car is a hilarious screwball comedy with serious overtones, a devious and delightful romp down the road not taken. Have you ever been tempted to flee your own life? Becky Foster is happily married to a good man, and together they struggle to survive in a bad economy and to support their son, who lives in the basement while he works toward his degree. Becky takes a trip on the "wild side" with a billionaire who just happens to enter the car dealership where Becky works, only to discover that her inability to say "no" has created a trunk-full of problems. How can a nice person who has done something bad get herself out of this car wreck? Find out at the Bowie Playhouse.
Happy Ending Aug 9 - Aug 25, 2018  
Anacostia Playhouse Happy Ending
The hilarious story of the plight of two African American domestics, Douglas Turner Ward's Happy Endings comes to the Anacostia Playhouse in Washington, D.C. In the play, sisters Ellie and Vi's white employers' divorce threatens to cut off the household graft -- which has brought a solid amount of luxury to their lives. Will they be able to endure a riches to rags kind of scenario?
The Ice Child Aug 18 - Aug 26, 2018  
Keegan Theatre The Ice Child
When fairies steal a baby and replace it with the Ice Child, it creates all sorts of trouble for the community. Because the Ice Child isn't like the other kids -- he's lost in a world that doesn't understand him, and he can't be hugged or touched because he'll melt. How do you love a child you don't know and can't touch? Find out in The Ice Child, a brand new fairytale about love, fairies and growing up different, coming to the Keegan Theatre in Washington, D.C.
A Piece of My Heart Nov 2 - Nov 18, 2018  
Bowie Playhouse A Piece of My Heart
A Piece of My Heart provides an absorbing and moving experience about a tumultuous period in American history -- the Vietnam War. It is a powerful, true drama about six women who went to Vietnam: five nurses and a country western singer booked by an unscrupulous agent to entertain the troops. The play portrays the courageous story of each young woman as she struggles through the experiences that leave scars yet triumphs as a result of their tour through the war-torn nation. With the backdrop of the memorial wall in Washington, A Piece of My Heart is a salute to the men and women who represented our country during a divisive era. This production at the Bowie Playhouse comes courtesy of Bowie Community Theatre.
Dashing Through the Snow Nov 16 - Dec 22, 2018  
The Washington County Playhouse Dinner Theater and Children's Theater Dashing Through the Snow
It's four days before Christmas in the tiny town of Tinsel, Texas, and a colorful parade of eccentric guests arrive at the Snowflake Inn and deck the halls with holiday hilarity in Dashing Through the Snow. You'll swear this family-friendly Jones/Hope/Wooten Christmas comedy at The Washington County Playhouse Dinner Theater and Children's Theater is more fun than a joyride in a one-horse open sleigh!