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Three Sistahs Jan 24 - Feb 24, 2019  
MetroStage Three Sistahs
 
An intimate musical which exposes the souls of three strong women who reflect the promise of the future, while revealing the pain of the present and their regrets of the past. A smoldering family drama inspired by Chekhov's Russian masterpiece and set at the height of the civil rights and anti-war movements of 1969.
 
   
High School Musical On Stage! Jan 26 - Mar 16, 2019  
The Washington County Playhouse Dinner Theater and Children's Theater High School Musical On Stage!
 
The Disney Channel original movie High School Musical was such a smash hit that it made the jump from the screen to the stage -- and now the Wildcats are coming to the Washington County Playhouse Dinner Theater! Filled with songs, sizzle and plenty of school spirit, this production updates the timeless love story Romeo and Juliet to a modern day high school romance. Athlete Troy Bolton and drama nerd Sharpay Evans sing and dance their way through issues of first love, friends and family with classics like "You Are the Music in Me" and "Bop to the Top." Although Troy plays ball and Gabriella sticks to the books, they find common ground -- and romance -- auditioning for the school musical. Will the couple's alliance allow them to "Stick to the Status Quo?" Find out when High School Musical on Stage! comes to Hagerstown.
 
   
Nell Gwynn Jan 29 - Mar 10, 2019  
Folger Theatre Nell Gwynn
 
A humble orange seller from the streets of Drury Lane steps onto the stage and becomes the darling of the Restoration theater. Nell discovers one of her biggest fans is none other than Charles II. Smitten with Nell's spirit, the king brings her to court as a favorite mistress. Commissioned by Shakespeare's Globe, this sparkling portrait of a rare woman earned accolades in London last season. Now this heartwarming and hilarious look at an amazing woman - a "gloriously funny and touching bio-drama" (Telegraph) that's "an absolute treat" (The Times) - can be enjoyed at the Folger Theatre in Washington, DC.
 
   
The Screwtape Letters Jan 29 - Feb 3, 2019  
Shakespeare Theatre Company at Lansburgh Theatre The Screwtape Letters
 
Set in an eerily stylish office in Hell, one of Satan's senior tempters, Screwtape, schemes meticulously to capture the soul of an unsuspecting human on earth. This stage adaptation of C.S. Lewis' work creates a morally inverted universe that reveals unseen spiritual powers and principalities in humorous, vivid and surprising ways.
 
   
Everything is Wonderful Jan 29 - Feb 24, 2019  
Everyman Theatre Everything is Wonderful
 
Imagine a knock at the door from the hand complicit in a family tragedy: When the repentant driver in a fatal collision seeks forgiveness from the Amish family whose sons' lives he claimed, faith guides them to welcome him into their community-and their home. But as inconvenient truths from the family's past are discovered, can their outpouring of empathy be as limitless as it seems?
 
   
Shame (With Comments From The Populace) Jan 30 - Feb 17, 2019  
Atlas Performing Arts Center Shame (With Comments From The Populace)
 
Everything from real-life Facebook messages to telephoned threats went into creating Shame (With Comments From The Populace), a provocative new mashup of theater and documentary that cuts to the heart of the hot-button issue of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. Centering on the testimonies of the two actors who worked on the embattled world premiere of The Return in Haifa (which ran at Mosaic in 2017), this follow-up examines the challenges facing Israelis and Palestinians who decide to work together in the face of fierce opposition. Don't miss this timely production from Mosaic Theater Company at Atlas Performing Arts Center in Washington, D.C.
 
   
The Brothers Size Jan 31 - Feb 24, 2019  
1st Stage Theatre The Brothers Size
 
From the co-creator of the Academy Award-winning film Moonlight comes a story of family, devotion, and belonging. Deep in the Louisiana bayou the hardworking and steady Ogun Size is reunited with his aimless younger brother recently released from prison. Flights of poetry, music, and West African mythology.
 
   
The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe Feb 1 - Feb 10, 2019  
Children's Theatre of Annapolis The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe
 
Experience the magic of the great lion Aslan, the evil White Witch and the unforgettable adventures of four children who inadvertently wander from an old wardrobe into another land called Narnia. This dramatization of C.S. Lewis' The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe can be experienced on the stage of the Children's Theatre of Annapolis.
 
   
The Master and Margarita Feb 1 - Mar 3, 2019  
Constellation Theatre Company at Source The Master and Margarita
 
This deliciously subversive adaptation of Bulgakov's classic Russian novel invites you to surrender to a fantastical world of Faustian romance, political satire and religious inquiry. When the Devil and his cohort arrive in Moscow, death, destruction and phantasmagorical events sweep through the city. Only the Master, a writer incarcerated in a mental institution for speaking the truth, and Margarita, his passionate and courageous lover, can hope to end the diabolical extravaganza.
 
   
BLKS Feb 4 - Mar 3, 2019  
Woolly Mammoth Theatre BLKS
 
After a bad health scare, Octavia decides to put off her troubles and blow off some serious steam with her friends June and Imani. Will one last epic night on the town -- a true test of their friendship full of outrageous, absurd encounters -- lead to epiphany or disaster? BLKS is a "raw, blistering, hilarious, and engaging" (Chicago Sun-Times) new work that responds to a number of cultural icons, from Lena Dunham to Jerry Seinfeld to August Wilson. Poet and playwright Aziza Barnes' new play paints a miraculous portrait of a day in the life of three 20-something black women wrestling with love, uncomfortable truths, and the anguish of adulting in New York City.
 
   
Richard the Third Feb 5 - Mar 10, 2019  
Sidney Harman Hall Richard the Third
 
Long before Game of Thrones, Shakespeare was cooking up his bloody tales of intrigue and power, and in Richard the Third, he served us one of his most deliciously evil villains: Richard of Gloucester. A man without conscience, he's set his sights on ruling and will stop at nothing to achieve his aims. Director David Muse returns to Shakespeare Theatre Company after his hit production of King Charles III with this stylish, incisive take on one of Shakespeare's most timely plays. Don't miss Matthew Rauch (Broadway's Junk) as he embodies the ruthless Richard at Sidney Harman Hall in Washington, D.C.
 
   
Sherlock Holmes: The Final Adventure Feb 8 - Feb 24, 2019  
Kensington Town Hall Sherlock Holmes: The Final Adventure
 
The world's greatest detective is on the brink of retirement when a case comes up that's just too tempting to ignore. The King of Bohemia is being threatened with blackmail by a compromising photograph, and the woman at the heart of the crime is the famous opera singer, Irene Adler. With Doctor Watson at his side, Sherlock Holmes pursues the case, which leads to the lair of a longtime adversary.
 
   
Finding Neverland Feb 26 - Mar 3, 2019  
The National Theatre Finding Neverland
 
See how Peter became Pan in the hit musical Finding Neverland, which Vogue raved was "a must-see you'll remember for years to come." Directed by visionary Tony winner Diane Paulus and based on the Academy Award-winning film starring Johnny Depp, Finding Neverland tells the incredible story behind one of the world's most beloved characters: Peter Pan. Playwright J.M. Barrie struggles to find inspiration until he meets four young brothers and their beautiful widowed mother. Spellbound by the boys' enchanting make-believe adventures, he sets out to write a play that will astound his audience. With a bit of pixie dust and a whole lot of faith, Barrie takes a monumental leap, leaving the real world behind for Neverland, where nothing is impossible and the wonder of childhood lasts forever. See this magical production at the National Theatre in DC.
 
   
Indecent Feb 28 - Mar 31, 2019  
Centerstage Indecent
 
What is the cost when we sacrifice truth for success? Can radical love be pious, or merely provocative? Does every religion sell God for a price? Follow the true story of a play, a playwright, and a plucky troupe of Yiddish theater artists from 1906 Warsaw to 1923 Broadway, from risky experiment to global sensation-and ultimately shattering scandal. The latest hit from the Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright of A Civil War Christmas, The Baltimore Waltz, and How I Learned to Drive, this highly acclaimed and award-winning drama pays homage to artists ahead of their time and doomed to pay the price.
 
   
Honky Tonk Laundry Mar 22 - May 25, 2019  
The Washington County Playhouse Dinner Theater and Children's Theater Honky Tonk Laundry
 
Move over, Thelma and Louise! When Lana Mae Hopkins, owner and proprietress of the Wishy Washy Washateria, hires Katie to help out in the laundromat, they soon find themselves up to their elbows in soap, suds and cheatin' hearts. Watch these two country angels join forces to turn their good ol' laundromat into a bootscootin' honky-tonk, exacting a touch of revenge against those that done 'em wrong, all while guaranteeing every customer a good, clean time! Take a ride to Nashville heaven in this new musical from Roger Bean (The Marvelous Wonderettes, Life Could Be A Dream), featuring the music of Carrie Underwood, Trisha Yearwood, Martina McBride, Reba McEntire, Sara Evans, Dixie Chicks, Chely Wright, Dolly Parton, Pam Tillis, Gretchen Wilson, Terri Cark, Tammy Wynette, Loretta Lynn and Patsy Cline. Your ticket at The Washington County Playhouse in Hagerstown includes dinner.
 
   
A Bronx Tale Mar 26 - Mar 31, 2019  
The National Theatre A Bronx Tale
 
In 1960s New York City, a young man is caught between the father he loves and the mob boss he'd love to be in A Bronx Tale, coming to the National Theatre in DC. Bursting with high-energy dance numbers and original doo-wop tunes from legendary composer Alan Menken, this "Jersey Boys meets West Side Story" musical is a Broadway smash with loads of behind-the-scenes talent, including Oscar winner Robert DeNiro, Tony winner Jerry Zaks and Oscar nominee Chazz Palminteri. This unforgettable story of loyalty and family is "the kind of tale that makes you laugh and cry" (The New York Times) and is bringing 10 alumni from the Broadway production on this national tour.
 
   
What the Constitution Means to Me Apr 1 - Apr 28, 2019  
Woolly Mammoth Theatre What the Constitution Means to Me
 
It's 1989, and young Heidi is trying to earn enough money to go to college by entering speech competitions about the U.S. Constitution in American Legion halls all across the country. When she loses the first round to Becky Dobbins because her speech isn't personal enough, she decides to go deep. Starting with her great-great-grandmother, a mail-order bride who died of "melancholia," she pries into the effects of a single sentence of the Ninth Amendment on generations of American women and men. Before the night is over, she's engaged in a fierce, impromptu debate with a local teen over the future of our inalienable rights. Written by Obie Award-winning writer/performer Heidi Schreck (I Love Dick, Billions), What the Constitution Means to Me is an exhilarating experience that "finds the political, and the powerful, in the personal." (New York Magazine)
 
   
The Book of Mormon Apr 2 - Apr 7, 2019  
France-Merrick Performing Arts Center- Hippodrome The Book of Mormon
 
The New York Times calls it "the best musical of the century." The Washington Post says, "It is the kind of evening that restores your faith in musicals." And Entertainment Weekly says, "Grade A: the funniest musical of all time." It's The Book of Mormon, the nine-time Tony Award-winning Best Musical. This outrageous musical comedy follows the misadventures of a mismatched pair of missionaries, sent halfway across the world to spread the Good Word. Now with standing-room-only productions in London, on Broadway and across North America, The Book of Mormon has truly become an international sensation. Grab your pre-sale tickets to see The Book of Mormon at Hippodrome Theatre in Baltimore before they go on sale to the general public.
 
   
Stomp Apr 23 - Apr 28, 2019  
The National Theatre Stomp
 
Celebrating over 25 years in New York and on tour, STOMP never ceases to amaze. Everyday objects -- matchboxes, hubcaps, brooms, buckets, garbage cans and pretty much anything else you can think of -- become vehicles for brilliant music and unique rhythms, all performed by an energetic troupe that dances and pounds its way across the stage. The show also features comedic moments and lots of audience participation, placing you right in the action. The percussive sounds that will fill Washington, D.C.'s National Theatre are unlike anything you've ever heard, and it's amazing to think that it's all coming from everyday found items. Grab these tickets now - but resist the urge to create your own at-home performance, because your neighbors will not be as impressed.
 
   
Describe the Night May 27 - Jun 23, 2019  
Woolly Mammoth Theatre Describe the Night
 
In 1920, Russian Jewish writer Isaac Babel starts a diary while wandering the countryside with the Red Cavalry. In 2010, after the crash of an aircraft carrying the Polish president, his diary is discovered among the wreckage. What did Babel write, and why does it matter so much to one ruthless KGB agent destined to become one of the most powerful figures in the world? Describe the Night uncovers the mystery by tracing the stories of seven lost souls connected across decades by history, fiction, lies and blood. Pulitzer Prize-finalist Rajiv Joseph returns to Woolly after hit productions of Guards at the Taj and Gruesome Playground Injuries. This new piece has been described as a "work of major ambition" (The New York Times) that will feel both timeless and tuned in to the age of #FakeNews.