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Aladdin Jul 18 - Sep 7, 2019  
The Kennedy Center Aladdin
Discover a whole new world at Disney's Aladdin, the hit Broadway musical flying into the Opera House at John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts. From the producer of The Lion King comes the timeless story of Aladdin, a thrilling new production filled with unforgettable beauty, magic, comedy and breathtaking spectacle. It's an extraordinary theatrical event where one lamp and three wishes make the possibilities infinite.
Earthrise Jul 18 - Aug 4, 2019  
The Kennedy Center Earthrise
Fifty years ago this summer, the human race did the seemingly impossible and set foot on the moon. This immersive new play commemorates the 50th anniversary of the lunar landing, capturing this breathtaking feat using projections, original songs and actual NASA footage. The year is 1969, and while the world waits for the launch of Apollo 11, three children of key NASA employees - a mathematician's daughter, an astronaut's son and an engineer's daughter - watch the historic launch from different perspectives. By dreaming a collective dream of landing on the moon together, the kids learn to understand the historic mission, not fear it. Experience the moon landing like never before when Earthrise comes to The Kennedy Center.
Annie Jul 19 - Jul 28, 2019  
Hylton Performing Arts Center Annie
Prince William Little Theatre presents one of America's most beloved musicals, Annie at the Hylton Performing Arts Center! Based on the popular comic strip by Harold Gray, Annie has become a worldwide phenomenon and was the winner of seven Tony Awards, including Best Musical. The cherished book and score by Tony Award winners, Thomas Meehan, Charles Strouse and Martin Charnin, features some of the greatest musical theatre hits ever written, including "Tomorrow." Often called "America's Happiest Musical," Annie tells the story of a spunky orphan who longs to leave the orphanage determined to find the parents who abandoned her years ago on the doorstep of a New York City Orphanage that is run by the cruel, embittered Miss Hannigan. With the help of the other girls in the Orphanage, Annie escapes to the wondrous world of NYC. In adventure after fun-filled adventure, Annie foils Miss Hannigan's evil machinations... and even befriends President Franklin Delano Roosevelt! She finds a new home and family in billionaire, Oliver Warbucks, his personal secretary, Grace Farrell, and a lovable mutt named Sandy.
Cirque du Soleil - Volta Jul 26 - Sep 8, 2019  
Under the Big Top at Lerner Town Square at Tysons II Cirque du Soleil - Volta
VOLTA is a captivating voyage of discovery. It's about finding yourself, and unveiling your personal powers. Inspired in part by the adventurous spirit that fuels the culture of street sports, the show weaves acrobatics in a visually striking world driven by a stirring melodic score. VOLTA is a story of transformation. It is about being true to oneself, fulfilling one's true potential and recognizing one's own power to make it possible. Ultimate freedom comes with self-acceptance, and with the liberation of the judgement of others. With this Goldstar offer you'll be sure to nab tickets to see this Cirque spectacular Under the Big Top at Lerner Town Square at Tysons II.
Children of Eden Jul 26  
Olney Theatre Center Children of Eden
This is a one-night only Mainstage concert version of a musical the Olney thinks is worth a second look, featuring large orchestras and top talent. From the celebrated composer of Wicked, Pippin and Godspell comes this family-friendly biblical reboot with a marvelous score. Adam, Eve, Noah and the "Father" who created them deal with the headstrong, cataclysmic actions of their respective children.
Mamma Mia! Aug 1 - Sep 8, 2019  
Toby's Dinner Theatre - Columbia Mamma Mia!
On a Greek island paradise, on the eve of her wedding, a daughter's quest to discover her father's identity brings three very different possible dads from her mother's past back to the island. The magic of ABBA's timeless hit music ("Dancing Queen," "The Winner Takes It All" and many, many more...) tells this story of love, laughter and friendship.
Love Sex and Marriage Aug 2  
Silver Spring Black Box Theater Love Sex and Marriage
Love Sex and Marriage gives an entertaining encounter of a superstar, Darrin! The ladies love him and the guys want to be him. Little does everyone know, Darrin is a closeted gay man, signed to a homophobic music label. Now that his manager knows Darrin is gay, his manager paired him with a female artist on the label so the media wouldn't suspect anything. The plan is working fine until Darrin meets a guy at one of his concerts. Catch Love Sex and Marriage at Silver Springs Black Box.
Or, Aug 2 - Aug 17, 2019  
Capitol Hill Arts Workshop Or,
Or, is a whirlwind day in the life of Aphra Behn, England's first female professional playwright... and a spy. Over the course of one day in the late 1660s, Aphra finds herself jumping from a debtors' prison cell to writing on a tight deadline... all the while inveigled in an increasing number of complex relationships with personal, professional, and political matters all at stake.
Legally Blonde Aug 3 - Aug 25, 2019  
Keegan Theatre Legally Blonde
Based on the smash hit movie, Legally Blonde: The Musical follows the transformation of Elle Woods from a pink-loving SoCal sorority girl to a Harvard law student, all on her own terms. In this feel-good, fabulously fun, award-winning Broadway musical, Elle tackles all obstacles, and educates us all on staying true to our dreams through rousing songs and dynamic show-stopping dance numbers.
The War Boys Aug 9 - Aug 31, 2019  
Joe's Movement Emporium The War Boys
Ally Theatre Company is proud to present the first show of our third season, Naomi Wallace's The War Boys as directed by Matt Ripa. In their spare time three vigilantes, childhood friends, enjoy patrolling the U.S./Mexican border. But these youths soon learn that even the most guarded borders are permeable. When the lines between fantasy and reality become dangerously blurred, these young men are forced to decide what it means to be an American, and who has the right to belong.
Assassins Aug 11 - Sep 29, 2019  
Signature Theatre Assassins
From John Wilkes Booth to Lee Harvey Oswald, nine would-be and successful presidential assassins inspire each other to pull the trigger and change their worlds in a perverse, wry and thrillingly entertaining vaudeville.
The Last Night of Ballyhoo Oct 11 - Oct 27, 2019  
Bowie Playhouse The Last Night of Ballyhoo
It's December of 1939. Gone with the Wind is having its world premiere, and Hitler is invading Poland, but Atlanta's elitist German Jews are much more concerned with who is going to Ballyhoo, the social event of the season. Especially concerned is the Frietag family. The family gets pulled apart and then mended together with plenty of comedy, romance, and revelations along the way. Events take several unexpected turns as the characters face where they come from and are forced to deal with who they really are.
The Wizard of Oz Nov 15 - Dec 22, 2019  
The Washington County Playhouse Dinner Theater and Children's Theater The Wizard of Oz
Follow the yellow brick road again! Young Dorothy lives on a farm in Kansas where a large tornado picks her house, and her dog up and deposits them in the land of Oz. Things in Oz are strange and beautiful, but Dorothy just wants to get back home. She's helped by the Good Witch of the North, but she's also in trouble with the Wicked Witch of the West, who seeks revenge for the death of the Wicked Witch of the East, for which she blames Dorothy. While searching her way home she meets a Scarecrow who needs a brain, a Tin Man who needs a heart, and a cowardly lion who needs courage. All the excitement of the 1939 film comes to life on The Playhouse stage. Preceded by a holiday buffet dinner. Cash bar.
A Winnie-the-Pooh Christmas Tail Nov 23 - Dec 21, 2019  
The Washington County Playhouse Dinner Theater and Children's Theater A Winnie-the-Pooh Christmas Tail
A very special Friend-and-Relation tells Christopher Robin a story of a Christmas Eve very long ago (about last year) when Eeyore, the old gray donkey who lives by himself in the thistle corner of Hundred-Acre Wood, was absolutely miserable. It seems that he lost his tail and Winnie-the-Pooh and Piglet got all of their friends and a search was organized. There is a great deal of fun and excitement, plus delightful songs, in the adventure that follows. Preceded by a kid-friendly lunch. Choice of an all beef hot dog and potato chips or a slice of oven baked cheese pizza and chips. Beverages and gratuity not included.
Fences Mar 13 - Mar 29, 2020  
Bowie Playhouse Fences
August Wilson's sensational drama centers around Troy Maxson, a former star of the Negro baseball leagues who now works as a garbage man in 1957 Pittsburgh. Excluded as a black man from the major leagues during his prime, Troy's bitterness takes its toll on his relationships with his wife and his son, who now wants his own chance to play ball. See Fences at the Bowie Playhouse.