For the first time, Disney On Ice invites families to step inside the magical adventures of Walt Disney Animation Studios' Frozen, the #1 Animated feature of all time, and Disney Animation's Encanto, the 2022 Academy Award, BAFTA, and Golden Globe Award winner for Best Animated Feature, as they come to life like never before.
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Chelsea Handler is a comedian, television host, best-selling author and advocate whose humor and candor have established her as one of the most celebrated voices in entertainment and pop culture. After a strong seven-year run as the host of E!'s top-rated Chelsea Lately, a tenure in which Handler was the only female late-night talk show host on-air, she then launched her documentary series Chelsea Does followed by her talk show Chelsea on Netflix in 2016.
Monarch follows the journey of dreamers and undocumented immigrants who live and work in this country, but still must remain in the shadows. After 20 years of running a successful workshop in the US, beloved handyman Luis becomes the relentless focus of ICE Officer Castelo. Fearing for his future, Luis seeks sanctuary in a local church where memories abound of the Monarch sanctuary in Mexico where he met his wife. Like the Monarch butterfly, Luis is determined to follow his fate-defining journey.
An ancient Greek drama by the playwright Euripides, a stunningly beautiful score by George Frideric Handel, and text from famed poets Ted Hughes and Sylvia Plath are woven together to create the World Premiere staging of ALCESTE. An audaciously hopeful musical play about life, death, and the courage to believe in life after death - starring husband and wife KenYatta and Michelle Rogers, Maribeth Diggle as Hercules, and vocalists and instrumentalists specializing in the power and humanity of Handel's Baroque music. The underground is unearthed with an opening weekend of performances in the Dupont Underground, with additional performances at Baltimore Theatre Project and GALA Hispanic Theatre.
Brian Curry has a secret. He's a mind reader, a human behavior expert, and a LIAR. Come find out why The Good Liar show is D.C.'s most exciting date night out. "DC's Most Honest Con Man" Brian will read your mind, predict your future and blow your mind. Simple. Then he will break down some of the techniques used to create these experiences. Our lies often reveal more than the truth. This is a show that will keep you talking long after the curtain closes. You know it can't all be real, right? Come get lied to at The Good Liar.
Special Forces A-Team 824 serves at Camp Diamond, West Virginia. On the morning of September 10th, 2001, they report for a routine week of duty and training exercises. The audience steps into the world of Army Special Forces operators, during their last day of peace and a sudden transition to war.
Out-of-work actor Daniel Hillard will do anything for his kids. After losing custody in a messy divorce, he creates the kindly alter ego of Scottish nanny Euphegenia Doubtfire in a desperate attempt to stay in their lives. As his new character takes on a life of its own, Mrs. Doubtfire teaches Daniel more than he bargained for about how to be a father. A hysterical and heartfelt story about holding onto your loved ones against all odds, Mrs. Doubtfire is the musical comedy we need right now - one that proves we're better together.
Something wicked this way comes... Created by Obie Award-winning artist Whitney White, Macbeth In Stride uses one of the Bard's most iconic characters to examine just what it means to be an ambitious Black woman. Swathed in a mesmerizing tapestry of pop, rock, gospel, and R&B, the fatalistic arc of Lady Macbeth uplifts contemporary thoughts on Black female power, femininity, rage, and desire. This "spellbinding and strikingly original" (Edge Boston) production bubbles with energy, humor, and swagger, bringing Lady M's herstory into the 21st century.
Nothing says Jewish Christmas more than Chinese takeout. The food tastes even better this year for actor Riz Golden-Kruger and her family - Riz finally got her big break, the starring role in a new superhero franchise, The Chameleon. But when news leaks that could threaten to ruin Riz's career, she must decide to hide or fight for what's right. Ignited by the fast-paced frenzy of social media, the play rampages through questions of identity, representation, and the complications of assimilation. The Chameleon is an outrageous, laugh-out-loud intergenerational world premiere.
The night before his untimely death, Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. returns to his room at the Lorraine Motel in Memphis after delivering a speech to local sanitation workers. While waiting for room service, he is visited by a mysterious and beautiful maid, Camae, with whom he begins a humorous and flirtatious conversation that progresses into a soul-searching discussion about their mutual hopes and fears. When Camae reveals her true identity, Dr. King must reflect on his legacy and the challenges facing the civil rights movement. "Audacious [and] inventive" (Associated Press), the Olivier Award-winning play offers an intimate and empathetic portrait of one of history's most consequential figures.
When the Commander-in-Chief publicly calls his wife a "See You Next Tuesday," all H-E-Double Hockey Sticks breaks loose. In this searingly funny Broadway hit, POTUS follows how seven women of dramatically different backgrounds minimize the damage done by male arrogance and political posturing, in an endearing homage to the women who keep things running behind the scenes.
American Girl LIVE! In Concert brings your favorite characters to life in a brand-new pop concert experience! Featuring American Girl fan favorites performed by a live cast, this show is filled with music, high energy dancing and lots of surprises as our American Girls learn about the power of friendship. Join the fun with your favorite American Girl characters in this immersive concert experience!
Monstress is a brand new immersive horror experience from the theatre and R&D departments at Flying V, that reimagines the legacy of the Manananggal, previously contained to folklore. Designed for small-batch audiences, the show will feature an innovative fusion of live and digital performance, some technological wizardry, and atmospheric and sensory immersion! Join us from October 19th-28th and see it with your own eyes!
Celebrating its 50th Anniversary, a new mesmerizing production of the iconic musical phenomenon returns to the stage. Originally staged by London's Regent's Park Open Air Theatre and helmed by the acclaimed director Timothy Sheader (Crazy for You, Into the Woods) and cutting-edge choreographer Drew McOnie (King Kong, Strictly Ballroom), this production won the 2017 Olivier Award for Best Musical Revival garnering unprecedented reviews and accolades. Appealing to both theater audiences and concert music fans, this production pays tribute to the historic 1971 Billboard Album of the Year while creating a modern, theatrical world that is uniquely fresh and inspiring.
is a stand-up comedian, actor, and writer based in LA. Atsuko was born in Taiwan and spent her childhood in Japan. Her debut standup special, THE INTRUDER - directed by Tig Notaro premiered on HBO, December 2022 and was named the "Best Debut Special of 2022" by the New York Times and one of the "Best Specials of 2022" by Vulture. She won the 2023 Gracie Award for "Best Special" and Atsuko is nominated for "Best Comedian" by the Wowie Awards.
Comedians Andrew Santino and Bobby Lee are reveling in the triumph of their hit podcast, Bad Friends, and have exciting news to share with their fans - they're taking their show on the road. Bad Friends showcases the dynamic and sometimes "contentious" relationship between Lee and Santino, providing audiences with a hilarious and entertaining glimpse into their world.
Celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month at Cafe Flamenco. This popular, cabaret-style event features traditional flamenco dance and live music performed by dancers from Furia Flamenca Dance Company and guitarists Maestro Torcuato Zamora and Juan L. Romero, and percussionist Henry Rodriguez. About Furia Flamenca Furia Flamenca, led by artistic director Estela Velez De Paredez, is an award-winning dance company that brings the ferocity and passion of flamenco to the stage and transports audiences to Southern Spain in technically refined, emotionally explosive, and dynamically choreographed dancing. Our unique style combines the traditional gypsy with the more modern flamenco to create the perfect balance. We are proud to be the most sought-after flamenco dance company in the DC-Metro area. Furia Flamenca has performed in some of the most prestigious venues and festivals throughout the DC-Metro area.
This groundbreaking twist on The Wizard of Oz changed the face of Broadway-from its iconic score packed with soul, gospel, rock, and finger-snapping 70s funk to its stirring tale of Dorothy's journey to find her place in a contemporary world. Audiences get to enjoy the epic grooves of such beloved, timeless hits as "Ease on Down the Road," which became the show's break-out single, and the bona fide classic "Home" in this spectacular revival.
Together for over 20 years, Darcy & Jer are first and foremost proud dads to their daughter Grace and their golden retriever Yuma. And second, they're idiots on the internet. Known for their hilarious videos around their relationship, ADHD, plants and more, Darcy & Jer have quickly become household names with a global audience.
The stories of three American families intertwine against the backdrop of a towering slate of historical figures. Together, through a dazzling array of musical styles from the era, they weave a stunning tapestry that reveals both the promise and prejudice of the American experience.
Hamlet, but with more barbeque and disco. Swapping a Danish castle for a North Carolina BBQ pit, Fat Ham remakes Shakespeare's story of murder and revenge into what the New York Times calls "a hilarious yet profound tragedy smothered in comedy." Juicy, a Black queer Southern kid, has a lot on his plate already when his father's ghost shows up, demanding vengeance. As generations clash at the family's backyard barbeque, Juicy must face the legacies of violence he's been raised with and shape the man he wants to be in James Ijames's Pulitzer Prize-winning play fresh from its Tony-nominated Broadway run.
It's Victorian England and Jack the Ripper is on the loose. The police have very few leads as to the identity of this serial killer with a penchant for prostitutes. So what are three savvy ladies-of-the-night to do? Step one: Learn to fight. Step two: Take down Jack the Ripper themselves! This is revisionist history at it's best: told through a feminist lens and with plenty of action. This sexy, silly, and touching play will leave you feeling empowered and ready to take on the world!
Experience an electrifying evening as we honor Shakespeare and the 125th Anniversary of DC native, Duke Ellington through a world premiere by Silas Farley set to Duke Ellington's Shakespearean Suite Such Sweet Thunder. Timeless tales are brought to life through the artistry and captivating movement on the stage.
Fighter-pilot Jess grapples with her own battle: the moral implications and psychological effects of virtual warfare. This world premiere by Jeanine Tesori is based on the award-winning play by George Brant and co-produced with the Metropolitan Opera.
Break away from the screen and experience live entertainment like never before with Champions Of Magic - an evening of impossible illusions and spectacular special effects. Described by the press as 'The Avengers of magic' catch the only team of magicians in the world as they present their original, phenomenal ensemble illusions. They've sold out shows across the globe, been featured on every major US TV network and racked up over 50 million views online... but you haven't seen magic until you've seen it live!
Known for her energetic, full throttle vibe onstage, Ashley Gavin's tour is one for the books. The New York City comedian, actor and writer - who originally rose to faim after videos of her stand-up went viral on TikTok - owns the stage with her unrivaled confidence and relateable social commentary. Gavin's comedy shows have been featured on many platforms, such as Hulu, FOX and NBC.
A seasoned comedian with a uniquely Southern charm, Leanne Morgan tells stories that are as relatable as they are hilarious. It's no wonder audiences across America have connected so strongly to her funny, warmhearted and sometimes outrageous tales about juggling the demands of career and family, getting older, joining Weight Watchers for the seventh time and generally doing her best to raise her kids without going crazy.
In 1955, Esther and Lynley, two war widows with very different backgrounds form a relationship that runs afoul of the racial and sexual attitudes of the time and puts them in danger. In 2015, county employees Cassie and Hal, who harbor secrets of their own, inspect the apartment to try to determine the identity of the hoarder Jane Doe who recently died there. In scenes that alternate between the two eras, the history of the apartment and its occupants is slowly revealed.
Dorothy Zwieback, Blanche Delovely, Rose Niblet and Sophia Tiparillo are throwing another of their famous Christmas parties. But where IS Dorothy? Lucy Lovett, Blanche's niece and Dorothy's literary agent, seems to be the only one with an alibi. Fortunately, obsessive-compulsive detective Adrian Monk and assistant Sharona are on hand to solve the mystery, with the help of the guests.
With the magic and fantastical elements of a fairy tale, Shakespeare's astonishing romance is a thrilling journey filled with emotional depth, extreme behavior, complex relationships-and a bear in pursuit. A tribute to the magic of storytelling, The Winter's Tale presents a rich tapestry of love, strife, hope, human folly, and resurrection.
Groove to the classic soul of "(Sittin' on) the Dock of the Bay," "Let's Get it On," "Try a Little Tenderness" and "A Change is Gonna Come" as Signature salutes the smooth style that brought America Sam Cooke, Bill Withers, Otis Redding and Marvin Gaye.
Tradition! The word itself is synonymous with this most classic of American musicals, set in the tiny shtetl of Anatevka. People all over the world continue to find universal truths in the story of Tevye and his headstrong, tradition-bucking daughters (just Google "Fiddler on the Roof, Japan"). Now Olney Theatre creates a rich and re-imagined Fiddler for a new generation to embrace through unforgettable songs like "If I Were a Rich Man," "To Life," and "Sunrise, Sunset." Like Tevye himself, this Fiddler knows the power of its traditional highlights, but like his daughters Tzeitel, Hodel, and Chava - it also may surprise you with new ways of carrying forward its spirit.
"It's Beginning To Look A Lot Like Christmas" at Toby's. This musical adaptation of the classic film is the holiday tale of a young girl who doubts the existence of Santa Claus until a very special, white-bearded old man changes her mind. Recreating the magic of the classic story, MIRACLE ON 34th STREET is a joyous, heartwarming musical, the perfect holiday treat for the entire family. Dreams do come true, if you believe!
One afternoon, Anthony arrives unexpectedly at classmate Caroline's door bearing a beat-up copy of Walt Whitman's Leaves of Grass, an urgent assignment from their English teacher. Homebound due to illness, Caroline hasn't been to school in months, but she is as quick and sardonic as Anthony is athletic, sensitive, and popular. As these two let down their guards and share their secrets, this seemingly mundane poetry project unlocks a much deeper mystery that has brought them together. I and You is an ode to youth, life, love, and the strange beauty of human connectedness.
When the majority of news becomes downright depressing, the folks at National Public Radio (NPR) and WBEZ-Chicago have just the right tonic. Wait Wait... Don't Tell Me! is a Peabody Award-winning comedic news quiz show that's been offering up timely wisecracks since its on-air debut in January 1998. Over the years, it's become one of public radio's most popular shows, with millions of listeners tuning in nationwide every week.
Jimmy is gathering a selection of his very best jokes along with brand new material for the ultimate comedy show. A man who has devoted his life to crafting perfect jokes and has left a trail of laughter in his wake, Jimmy Carr's new tour will distil everything we love to laugh at and be shocked by, into one incredible, unparalleled night of entertainment.
When Choton returns to Kolkata on a research trip with his Black American boyfriend Raheem, his grandfather's photograph stares down at him from the walls of his family home. Choton loves being the translator, toggling nimbly between Bangla and English, interviewing queer locals, showing Raheem his world. But through the lens of Choton's grandfather's old camera, Raheem begins to notice things Choton can't. Peer into this bilingual play from visionary writer-director Shayok Misha Chowdhury about the things we see, the things we miss, and the things that turn us on.
A mother-daughter relationship unfolds in award-winning comedian/actor Iris Bahr's new autobiographical work. During the height of COVID, a mother in Israel and daughter in Los Angeles connect via WhatsApp video daily. When the mother is confronted with an emergency, Iris must navigate the life-and-death situation through a screen. Days later, Iris finds herself relocating across the globe overnight to parent her parent. Straddling cultures, generations, and an ocean, See You Tomorrow is a surprising, funny, and poignant story about family, caregiving, guilt and what happens when memory and one's history dissolves in an instant.
In this hit Broadway musical, two best friends with opposite personalities wake up from hibernation and enjoy hilarious adventures through four fun-filled seasons, culminating in their own special Christmas moment. Light-hearted, with a sprinkle of nostalgia, this show is inspired by the acclaimed children's books. In its original Broadway run, it was nominated for three Tony Awards, including Best Musical.
Shaw shatters romantic illusions about love and war in one of his most sparkling comedies. In the aftermath of the Serbo-Bulgarian war of 1885, heroes turn out to be hypocrites and cowards turn out to be heroes. What is a romantic girl to do when she realizes she may be in love with the wrong one? First produced by the Stage Guild in 1992, Arms and the Man makes a welcome return in a fresh take.
Two-time Emmy award-winning actor, comedian, writer, director (and swimmer) Brett Goldstein announced that he'll be embarking on his first live stand-up tour in the U.S. and Canada this Fall.
Based on the Victor Hugo novel and songs from the Disney animated feature, The Hunchback of Notre Dame showcases the film's Academy Award-nominated score, as well as new songs by Menken and Schwartz. A sweeping score and powerful story make The Hunchback of Notre Dame an instant classic. Audiences will be swept away by the magic of this truly unforgettable musical.
The KIDZ BOP Never Stop Live Tour is BACK and coming to a city near you this fall! Sing and dance along with the KIDZ BOP Kids as they perform today's biggest hits, live on stage including "Anti-Hero," "CUFF IT," "As It Was," and many more. This is the ultimate pop concert for kids (and the entire family!), so don't miss out on making memories that will last a lifetime!
Twelve-year-old Kenny Li is being bullied at school. When he finds a magical tablet, he is transported to the Jade Kingdom where he meets Xing, the Dragon King's daughter. Together, they go on a quest to save the world, finding courage and friendship along the way.
Grab the sticky geckos, break out the duck cakes, and alert the grannies! It's time to meet the much-loved Heeler family, who will be coming to the Auditorium Theater with the Bluey live show, Bluey's Big Play The Stage Show! The Emmy Award-winning animated preschool series, which airs on Disney Junior, Disney Channel, and Disney+, will be "taking the show on the road" to the Auditorium Theater with 5 performances:
It wouldn't be Christmas without Paul Morella's stunning solo rendition of Charles Dickens's classic tale that represents everything great about the holiday. This is A Christmas Carol in its purest form, with 99% of the text drawn directly from the original novella. Even more impressive, Morella's theatrical portrayal of over 50 characters honors how Dickens himself would tour the world reciting the story. Now in its fourteenth holiday season, the show is a family tradition throughout the region and a gem constantly being discovered by new audiences.
When a violent storm sinks their whaling ship off the coast of New Bedford, Mass., the four survivors face a reckoning: how far will they go to stay alive? And can they live with the consequences? With music and lyrics from The Avett Brothers ("America's Biggest Roots Band," Rolling Stone), whose 2004 "Mignonette" was inspired by an 1884 shipwreck and the struggle of four men to survive, Swept Away is an electrifying, soul-stirring exploration of how facing tragedy can open the door to forgiveness... if only we'll let it.
How do you start over after everything you know has been erased? Michele Lowe's Moses follows one man's epic journey as he searches for forgiveness, a long-lost dream, and himself. A Theater J Vradenburg New Jewish Play Prize finalist, Moses is a world premiere about faith, love, and going it alone, and will be directed by Theater J Associate Artistic Director, Johanna Gruenhut.
Bert Kreischer is an American stand-up comedian, actor, writer and host who performs to sell-out crowds across the country. His stand-up special 'Bert Kreischer: Secret Time' is currently streaming globally on Netflix. Described as having a "rare and incredible talent" (Interrobang), Bert has evolved from being named Rolling Stone's 1997 "Number One Partier in the Nation" to one of the top names in comedy. Between his two previous stand-up specials, 'The Machine' on Showtime (2016) and 'Comfortably Dumb' on Comedy Central (2009), his two podcasts: "Bertcast," and "Open Tabs," his YouTube cooking show: "Something's Burning," his book 'Life of the Party: Stories of a Perpetual Man-Child' (2014), along with formerly hosting the Travel Channel's 'Trip Flip' and 'Bert the Conqueror' and FX's 'Hurt Bert', Bert has succeeded in finding the elusive blend of "being a cringe comedian with real insight" (Interrobang).
AN IRISH CAROL is an homage to Dickens' classic - told as only the Irish can. This comic and touching play, set in a modern Dublin pub, follows one evening in the life of David, a wealthy pub owner who has lost touch with his own humanity in the interest of self-protection and material success. But on this Christmas Eve - challenged by a voice from the past, provoked by those in the present, and faced with the reality of a lonely future - David's life may change forever.
Jim Jefferies is one of the most popular and respected comedians of his generation, entertaining audiences across the globe with his provocative, belief-challenging, and thought-provoking comedy. He was recently named one of the top 5 touring comedians in the world.
The beloved family tradition is back: NUTCRACKER! Magical Christmas Ballet! Gather your loved ones for the warm-glow-nostalgia of America's favorite Christmas celebration. Experience the extraordinary international cast and Ukrainian Principal Artists performing at the peak of classical European Ballet. Be transported by the magic of jaw-dropping acrobatics, larger than life puppets and stunning hand-crafted sets and costumes. Don't miss this chance to experience the wonder of NUTCRACKER! Magical Christmas Ballet.
Celebrate the holidays with performances of cool classics by Shorty Rogers, Thad Jones, Duke Ellington/Billy Strayhorn, Stan Kenton, and a handful of arrangements by BCJO Ghosts of Christmas Past. Directed by Brad Linde and Joe Herrera, the 17-piece big band is enjoying its 12th year of adventurous and exciting programming.
From the producers of American Country... a dynamic concert featuring the great songbook of American Country Music and Holiday Classics perfomed by talented singers and live musicians, preceded by a delicious dinner buffet. Full cash bar available.
In a frozen silver forest high in the mountains, a lonely man builds a woman from snow. When she mysteriously comes to life, mischief, laughter, and enchantment abound. But what will happen when the ice begins to melt? Told through dazzling movement, dance, and acrobatics, Synetic's magical take on beloved folktale Snegurochka is a story of love, hope, and the power of dreams. "
The world's first holiday show incorporating the African American tradition of stepping, Step Afrika!'s Magical Musical Holiday Step Show is a feast for the eyes and ears. You'll laugh, you'll sing, and you'll dance-yes, dance, along with Step Afrika!'s award-winning dancers on Arena's fabulous Fichandler Stage!-as "DJ Nutcracker" sets the tone for a joy-filled, toe-tapping evening that's a family-friendly holiday "stepstravaganza" like no other.
When a humble fisherman discovers a wish-granting fish at sea, his wife convinces him to capture the magical creature and grant her every desire. With stunning visuals and imaginative storytelling, The Tale of the Fisherman and the Golden Fish takes audiences of all ages on a journey of greed, love, and magic.
Pretty Woman: The Musical, based on one of Hollywood's most beloved romantic stories of all time, is now on tour! Starring Broadway superstar and Tony Award-nominee Adam Pascal as Edward Lewis and rising star Olivia Valli as the charming and charismatic Vivian Ward, Pretty Woman: The Musical springs to life with a powerhouse creative team led by two-time Tony Award-winning director and choreographer Jerry Mitchell (Hairspray, Kinky Boots, Legally Blonde). Pretty Woman: The Musical features an original score by Grammy winner Bryan Adams and Jim Vallance ("Summer of '69," "Heaven"), and a book by the movie's legendary director Garry Marshall and screenwriter J. F. Lawton. Pretty Woman: The Musical will lift your spirits and light up your heart. Featured in the musical is Roy Orbison and Bill Dee's international smash hit song "Oh, Pretty Woman," which inspired one of the most beloved romantic comedy films of all time. Pretty Woman: The Musical delivers on all the iconic moments you remember. Get ready to experience this dazzling theatrical take on a love story for the ages. Are you ready to fall in love all over again?
Girl From the North Country is the Tony Award-winning new musical that the Chicago Tribune declares is "a Broadway revelation!" It's 1934 in Duluth, Minnesota. We meet a group of wayward travelers whose lives intersect in a guesthouse filled with music, life, and hope. Experience this "profoundly beautiful" production (The New York Times) brought to vivid life by an extraordinary company of actors and musicians.
Cirque Musica Holiday Wonderland is a must-see holiday event to usher in the magic of the season.Igniting joy and wonder to Capital One Hall on December 14, 2023, "Wonderland" is an all-new musical journey that will transport audiences to a magical land far away for a fun-filled, unforgettable holiday-themed show experience. Featuring the talented cast of Cirque Musica, spectators will be dazzled by the acrobats, aerialists, hilarious hijinks and holiday cheer. The show blends the spell binding grace and daredevil athleticism of today's greatest circus performers with a musical mix of timeless seasonal favorites. Cirque Musica Holiday Wonderland is an unforgettable experience for the entire family to enjoy a world-class circus experience infused with the holiday classics we all love. Treat your family and create memories you will cherish forever at Cirque Musica Holiday Wonderland.
Cirque Dreams Holidaze lights up the stage in this popular and dazzling family holiday spectacular. This annual tradition wraps a whimsical, Broadway-style musical infused with contemporary circus artistry into the ultimate holiday gift for the entire family!
Peppa, George, Mummy Pig, and Daddy Pig will be singing along to some of their favorite songs, and they invite children and families alike to join in the fun. Dance, clap, and sing with Peppa and her family along with Pedro Pony, Suzy Sheep, and Gerald Giraffe. Blow up those balloons and get the disco ball ready as you and your family party along with Peppa in this 60-minute interactive sing-along adventure!
From the producer of The Lion King and Aladdin, Frozen, the Tony Award-nominated Best Musical, is now on tour across North America-and the critics rave, "It's simply magical!" (LA Daily News). Frozen features the songs you know and love from the original Oscar-winning film, plus an expanded score with a dozen new numbers by the film's songwriters, Oscar winner Kristen Anderson-Lopez and EGOT winner Robert Lopez. It's everything you want in a musical: It's moving. It's spectacular. And above all, it's pure Broadway joy.
Monster High Live brings your favorite children of legendary monsters to the stage. A multi-talented cast led by new students, Draculaura, Clawdeen Wolf, and Frankie Stein, are getting ready for the annual Monster Ball Skelebration. Our boo crew is looking for more mon-stars to join their group for the big performance at this spirited party. Auditions begin with a lively search for beyond the usual Britney Fears or Scary Styles, but for ahh-mazing and talented Monster High students, including Deuce Gorgon, Lagoona Blue, Ghoulia Yelps, and more! Clawesome music and electrifying production numbers lead our stars to realize that embracing differences and working together is the key to success and that every monster is welcome! Unleash your inner monster and show off what makes you fearlessly unique at the show!
Welcome the holiday season with a tuneful evening from the American standards songbook performed by Playhouse favorites. Featuring the music of Frank Sinatra, Dean Martin, Tony Bennett, Rosemary Clooney and more! Preceded by a delicious dinner buffet. Full service cash bar available.
How to Be a Korean Woman is a hilarious, heartfelt, and personal telling of Korean-American adoptee Sun Mee Chomet's search for her birth family in Seoul, South Korea. This poignant one-woman show - told from the perspective of an adult Jewish adoptee - uses text, music, and movement to explore themes of family, love, adulthood, and the universal longing to know one's past.
It's London, 1967, and the sixties are in full swing when we meet Ken and Sandra, two carefree spirits in a world that belongs to the young. Love, Love, Love drops in with them over the next 44 years, from free love to middle-class comfort to well-compensated retirement-when their adult daughter accuses them of squandering the world they inherited. Mike Bartlett turns his sharp eye and biting humor on the Baby Boomers and the generation they spawned.
"One Singular Sensation" and a true celebration of musical theatre, A CHORUS LINE is one of the longest running shows in Broadway history! Featuring one powerhouse musical number after another including: "One," "I Can Do That," "At The Ballet," and "What I Did For Love," this groundbreaking, Pulitzer Prize winning musical set a new standard for Broadway, winning 9 Tony Awards, including Best Musical!
Sold-out global concert tours. Ratings-shattering broadcast specials. A best-selling author. A star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. And a few Guinness Book of World Records set for good measure. Ventriloquist Jeff Dunham is a comedy superstar and one of the world's most inventive entertainers. After graduating from Baylor University, he moved to Los Angeles to base his global touring and never looked back. The man Slate called "America's favorite comedian" has 11 record-breaking comedy specials to his credit
The incomparable Nova Y. Payton sings the repertoire of acclaimed tunesmith Burt Bacharach, whose six-decade career produced the hit musical Promises, Promises as well as chart-topping pop songs including "I Say A Little Prayer," "Raindrops Keep Falling on My Head," "I'll Never Fall in Love Again" and "What the World Needs Now is Love."
In this winner of the 1978 Pulitzer Prize for Drama, Fonsia and Weller, two residents at a retirement home, play repeated games of gin rummy which are revealed as metaphors for their lives. Their hilarious feisty games reveal the laughter, tears and intimate details of their long lives and the bittersweet realities of their most challenging chapter.
Holding onto hope when times are tough can take an awful lot of determination, and sometimes, an awful lot of determination comes in a surprisingly small package. Little Orphan Annie has reminded generations of theatergoers that sunshine is always right around the corner, and now the best-loved musical of all time is set to return in a new production - just as you remember it and just when we need it most.
Before there was RENT... there was tick, tick... BOOM!, Jonathan Larson's explosive musical about life, death, and the necessity of art. The semi-autobiographical story follows Jon, a composer struggling to break into New York City's theater scene. This intimate, three-actor production boasts unforgettable songs including "30/90," "Johnny Can't Decide," and the Sondheim-inspired "Sunday."
Am I in charge of my choices? How could anyone think or do that? What is happiness? In the midst of a lecture, a psychology professor's marriage fractures, sparking a theatrical study of three characters as they become entangled in a search for self-discovery. With inspiration from the research of Nobel laureate Daniel Kahneman, the characters search for answers in the science of decision-making. They learn that, in Kahneman's words, thinking can be "fast or slow," emotional or deliberate, drive-like and intuitive, or calculated. Part mystery, part love story, part philosophical quest, This Much I Know spins our axis of belief and understanding.
Sherlock Holmes meets Arsenic & Old Lace. In 1893, a brazen serial killer is terrorizing London. So two strong-willed sisters who run a boarding house for single ladies take matters into their own hands - especially when Scotland Yard proves no help at all. Teaming up with a cheeky American actress, they set off to solve the crime in this entertaining murder mystery with a modern women-take-charge sensibility.
X barks the spot in PAW Patrol Live! "The Great Pirate Adventure"! It's Pirate Day in Adventure Bay, and Mayor Goodway is getting ready for a big celebration! But first, Ryder and his team of pirate pups must rescue Cap'n Turbot from a mysterious cavern. When they do, they also discover a secret pirate treasure map! The PAW Patrol set out over land and sea to find the treasure for Mayor Goodway's celebration before Mayor Humdinger finds it first! The pups will need all paws on deck for this pirate adventure, including some help from the newest pup ... Tracker!
The authors of the landmark musical COMPANY reunite to turn the traditional showbiz musical on its head in this thrilling and compelling Broadway fable about friendship, compromise, and the high price of success. Stephen Sondheim and George Furth expertly blend the excitement and energy of a backstage musical with a poignant and emotional contemporary story about the importance of staying true to one's ideals.
Hiding his profound hearing loss, young Gomer Jones fakes his way through enlistment in the army. He becomes a celebrated sniper, but the horrors of the front threaten to expose his secret and destroy his very humanity unless he learns to trust his fellow soldiers to accept who he really is.
Don't miss the electrifying new musical about "the greatest R&B group of all time." With their signature dance moves and harmonies, The Temptations rose to the top of the charts, and their moving story still resonates five decades later. The show features such iconic hits as "My Girl," "Just My Imagination," "Papa Was a Rolling Stone," and many more.
What will happen to Cinderella at the ball ... game? That's the surprising question in this contemporary Latin-American Cinderella musical that weaves subtle lessons on empathy, sportsmanship, and respect into an exciting, high-stakes story. An Imagination Stage original that broke new ground in bilingual children's theatre.
Born into slavery in North Carolina, Anna Julia Cooper was a visionary Black feminist and educator in the late 19th/early 20th centuries, and only the fourth African American woman to earn a doctoral degree. Tempestuous Elements-the 11th in Arena Stage's Power Play cycle-shines a light on Cooper's tumultuous tenure as Principal of Washington, D.C.'s historic M Street School where she fought to keep Black education alive, despite the racism, gossip and sexism that threatened to consign her efforts to obscurity.
Set amidst the whirring gears of a giant clock, Shakespeare's timeless tale of star-crossed lovers unfolds as a bitter family feud sends the pair on a race against an ill-fated destiny. With masterful physicality and choreography, Synetic Theater's Romeo & Juliet presents a unique and stunningly visual interpretation of a classic story, capturing emotion with every movement.
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.
Penelope, the wife of Odysseus, is fed up and has some things she wants to say. With glass of bourbon in hand, she takes the microphone to chronicle those twenty years waiting on the small island kingdom of Ithaca. With soulful music, this witty and thoughtful musical flips the script on the dutiful wife, as Penelope steps out of the background to claim her time in the spotlight.
Avaaz invites you to meet Roya, our fabulous hostess, as she welcomes you into her home to celebrate Nowruz, the Iranian New Year. She's preparing dinner, but the true feast is the story of her life: beginning in Iran as part of that country's small but ancient Jewish community, her epic journey out of Tehran after the revolution, and the challenges she faces as an immigrant and the single mother of a queer son in "Tehran-geles" (formerly known as Westwood). As a Jew in Iran and an Iranian in America, Roya relies on a heavy dose of humor, both in her storytelling and her survival. Most significantly, Roya is portrayed by her adult son and the author of Avaaz, Michael Shayan, in a solo performance that combines masterful storytelling with a loving tribute.
Winner of five Tony Awards including Best Revival of a Musical, COMPANY-Stephen Sondheim and George Furth's groundbreaking musical comedy-is at once boldly sophisticated, deeply insightful, and downright hilarious. It's Bobbie's 35th birthday party, and all her friends keep asking, why isn't she married? Why can't she find the right man, and isn't it time to settle down and start a family? As Bobbie searches for answers, she discovers why being single, being married, and being alive in the 21st century could drive a person crazy.
Carlo crashes her ex's wedding with three simple goals: Don't get drunk. Don't make any kids cry. Don't try to win back the bride, no matter how boring the groom is. (She'll ultimately fail at all three.) A very, very funny play about loneliness, estrangement, and a slow-burn romance with being alive.
The Pied Piper, Peter Pan, The Rainmaker, The Music Man - all of these have one thing in common: a solution to the humdrum boredom of everyday living and the promise of a more exciting life. The truth of what is promised might be a fantasy, but the thrill of what can be is enough to get started toward a better life. In this lovely story, the Music Man comes to this sleepy Iowa town and finds love. His pretense is uncovered but the joy of what he has brought is enough for him to be forgiven. Join us for this fabulous musical story where we discover once again that truth is better than fantasy, and that love is better than anything!
The world premiere of Hester Street - the theatrical adaptation of the beloved 1975 film by Joan Micklin Silver - marks the largest production Theater J's stage has seen in years. Hester Street depicts the uplifting journey of Gitl, a young Jewish immigrant from Eastern Europe, who arrives with her son to meet her husband Jake in the tumult of the late-19th century Lower East Side. Separated from his wife and the provincial limitations of his upbringing, Jake has fully embraced his new American life-one that has little in common with Gitl's old-time ways. Faced with the disintegration of her marriage in a world she can barely comprehend, Gitl must find her voice, protect her son, and redefine her identity.
Cleaning out her grandmother's home, Ellen Rabinowitz discovers the photograph of an anonymous soldier tucked away in a box of keepsakes. And so begins Unknown Soldier, a sweeping, elegiac musical from Daniel Goldstein and the late Michael Friedman on a woman's journey to unearth the secrets of her family's past... and which will chart her future.
When their Editor-in-Chief gets caught using some unexpected profanity, the employees of Webster's Dictionary find themselves at the center of an internet uprising over gender and obscenity in the age of social media. As office politics collide with ambition, morality, and lexicography, the future of the English language hangs in the balance. A dark comedy about vulgar words and the people who define them.
The adventure begins when PETER PAN and his mischievous fairy sidekick, Tinker Bell, visit the nursery of the Darling children late one night. With a sprinkle of pixie dust and a few happy thoughts, the children are taken on a magical journey they will never forget. This extraordinary musical full of excitement and adventure features iconic and timeless songs including "I'm Flying", "I Gotta Crow", "I Won't Grow Up" and "Neverland". PETER PAN embraces the child in us all, so go on a journey from the second star to the right and straight on 'til morning - your entire family will be Hooked!
The peaceful village of Bebko is alive with joyous celebrations. Suddenly, under attack, everything changes forever. Three siblings, Leto, Mati, and Tana, must embark on perilous journeys in order to survive. Message In A Bottle is a spectacular new dance-theatre show from five-time Olivier Award nominee Kate Prince, inspired by and set to the iconic hits of Kennedy Center Honoree and 17-time Grammy Award-winning artist Sting.
When Agatha Ganner discovers a mystery painting in her deceased husband's art collection, she engages an energetic graduate student to research it for her. As disturbing crimes of the past are unearthed, Agatha must decide to either right the wrong - and possibly ruin lives - or leave the past in the past. Is doing the right thing always the right thing to do?
Winner of Best New Musical at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival, Islander tells a modern myth featuring two actors who use live mixing and looping technology to create a sonic landscape as dramatic as the Scottish coastline. Eilidh is the only child on Kinnan Island, where most of the dwindling population has moved to the "Big Land." The government has proposed to resettle the rest, and the town must vote soon on whether or not to accept the offer. But the day after a baby whale beaches itself, Eilidh discovers a young girl named Arran along the shore, who seems straight out of Scottish folklore. As the two form a friendship, Islander takes audiences on a magical journey to transcend loss, recover hope, and find community.
The sensational, groundbreaking rock musical bursts with the jubilant spirit, raging rebellion and psychedelic color of the 1960s. A tribe of long-haired bohemian hippies on the cusp of adulthood champion freedom, pacifism, and joy, but confront a world thrown into chaos when one of their own receives a draft notice for the Vietnam War. With chart-topping hits such as "Aquarius," "Let the Sunshine In," and "Good Morning, Starshine," HAIR's vibrant, groovy celebration of peace, love and life changed Broadway forever and still resonates today.
The Illusionists is the world's biggest-selling magic show. It has played hundreds of cities, spawned two TV specials, and shattered box office records across the globe, dazzling audiences of all ages with a powerful mix of the most outrageous and astonishing acts ever seen on stage. This nonstop show is packed with thrilling and sophisticated magic of unprecedented proportions featuring the jaw-dropping talents of the most incredible illusionists on earth.
Two pregnant sisters-one visual artist, one con artist-converge on a remote family cabin in Vermont. Jess races to finish her long-awaited solo show; Rory sees a new audience for her latest scam. When Rory hatches a plan for an art project of her own, the problems between the sisters flare into a collision of family baggage, personal morality, and artistic taste. A response to True West, Sam Shephard's surreal psychodrama about brothers with problems, Problems Between Sisters is a funny and savage take on domestication, creativity, and the elusive demands of the Primal Female.
Produced nationally and internationally, Little Women has been praised by critics for its ambition in bringing the timeless, captivating story to vivid musical to life on stage. Based on Louisa May Alcott's life, Little Women follows the adventures of sisters Jo, Meg, Beth and Amy theatrical experiences, leaving audiences filled with a sense of adventure, joy, heartache, and a lifting of the spirit. The power score soars with the sounds of personal discovery, heartbreak, hope, and everlasting love - the sounds of a young America finding it's voice.
After he learns of his estranged father's death, a son recreates the cross-country trip his Haitian immigrant parents took before he was born. As he traces their journey across America, and bonds with the music his father adored, time blurs and erases the distance between them.
Growing up, Will's big brother taught him three iron-clad rules of how to behave when gun violence claims someone close: Don't cry. Don't snitch. Get revenge. So when his brother is himself gunned down, Will is determined to follow the code and gets in the elevator on the top floor of his apartment building, armed and ready to hit the streets in search of vengeance. What happens on the way down is an emotional hip-hop journey through the cycles of violence that have plagued Will's family and too many others. This Rolling World Premiere musical is based on the Newberry Medal Honor-winning Young Adult novel by DMV native Jason Reynolds. This powerful story is being developed in partnership with The Apollo through their New Works Program, and will be presented in Apollo's new Victoria space after its limited Olney Theatre engagement.
"One-Woman Wonder" Priyanka Shetty's THE ELEPHANT IN THE ROOM is a witty, dark comedy about just your typical Indian metalhead and software-engineer-turned-actor who must navigate life as an immigrant arriving in Trump's America. When Priyanka makes the bold move to defy her family by quitting her IT job and moving to the US to pursue an acting career, things don't quite turn out how she imagined. Watch Priyanka's real life story unfold as she transitions from her deeply embedded roots in India to find context and common ground in America. Gear up for a funny, tumultuous ride through immiscible cultures, unforgettable love, irreparable loss, and the desperation of not belonging anywhere.
Magic and realism collide in this modern fable about learning to love. A young woman moves in with her boyfriend, and when she has trouble getting comfortable, her strange new home seems determined to help out, literally. The walls start to talk, words magically appear, and a golem with a taste for Cheetos gets into the action. A cross between a ghost story and a Yiddish fable, Lauren Yee's moving and whimsical The Hatmaker's Wife redefines home, family, and love.
Using its hallmark style of percussive dance-theater, Step Afrika!'s The Migration: Reflections on Jacob Lawrence tells the story of one of the largest movements of people in United States history, when millions of African American migrants moved from the rural South to the industrial North in the 1900s to escape Jim Crow, racial oppression, and lynchings. Inspired by Jacob Lawrence's iconic 60-panel "The Migration Series" (1940-41), this signature work from the award-winning dance company uses the images, color palette, and motifs in the painting series to tell this astonishing story through pulsating rhythms and visually stunning movement.
The classic, lighthearted satire of the music industry! When it's announced that Elvis-style heartthrob Conrad Birdie is being drafted into the army, teenage girls across America are dismayed-but their dismay turns to delight when they learn one lucky young lady will grant Birdie a kiss on live TV before he goes bye-bye.
Meet the fifth graders at Smedley ES, whose poor behavior drives away their sweet teacher, Miss Nelson. Her substitute, the dreaded Viola Swamp, is so strict that she motivates the kids to search for Miss Nelson and try to make amends. An Imagination Stage hit that played at theatres from coast to coast.
Based on Khaled Hosseini's beloved, international best-selling novel, The Kite Runner is a powerful new play adapted by Matthew Spangler that follows one man's journey to confront his past and find redemption. Afghanistan is a divided country, and two childhood friends are about to be torn apart. Told across two decades and two continents, this unforgettable journey of forgiveness shows us all that we can be good again.
Featuring one of the greatest musical scores of all time, including classic songs "Don't Rain On My Parade," "I'm the Greatest Star," and "People," this bittersweet comedy is the story of the indomitable Fanny Brice, a girl from the Lower East Side who became one of the most beloved performers in history, shining brighter than the brightest lights of Broadway.
Before Carole King became the legendary singer-songwriter who helped define an era, she was a 16-year-old Brooklyn kid named Carole Klein trying to sell her songs to the big hitmakers in Times Square. When she meets a fellow Queens College student named Barry Goffin, she gains the perfect lyricist for her music - and the love of her life. Soon Carole and Barry are churning out hits like "Take Good Care of My Baby," "Up On A Roof, "and "Will You (Still) Love Me Tomorrow" for acts like the Shirelles and The Drifters. But success in music doesn't necessarily bring happiness, and as Barry spirals out of control, Carole will need to find the strength to take back control of her life and career.
The Colored Museum is a provocative and seriously funny tour of eleven "exhibits"-toxic narratives about Black American experiences. From confrontational to aspirational, morbid to triumphant, Wolfe's satiric sketches target America's most pernicious stereotypes of Black culture, looking to retire outdated exhibits and make room for the future. This innovative environmental production immerses the audience in George Wolfe's 1986 classic about the grief, madness, and hope of Black life. This production will be a one-of-kind collaboration between two members of the Studio Theatre Cabinet: Director Psalmayene 24 (Pass Over, Good Bones) and designer Natsu Onoda Power (Vietgone, Astro Boy).
Great Scott! Back to the Future, the beloved, cinematic classic is now a Broadway musical with its destination set for Washington, D.C., in 2024. When Marty McFly finds himself transported back to 1955 in a time machine built by the eccentric scientist Doc Brown, he accidentally changes the course of history. Now he's in a race against time to fix the present, escape the past, and send himself... back to the future.
Called "the funniest farce ever written," NOISES OFF presents a manic menagerie of itinerant actors rehearsing a flop called NOTHING'S ON. Doors slamming, on and offstage intrigue, and an errant herring all figure in the plot of this hilarious and classically comic play. Keegan's acclaimed 2010 production of NOISES OFF played to sold-out houses - and finally returns in 2024 by popular demand!
Based on the groundbreaking Italian film 8 ½, Nine follows famed director Guido Contini, suffering from "director's block" on his latest film and from a strained marriage to the neglected Luisa, as he retreats into his mind, where a parade of women-lovers past and present-bombard his senses and throw reality into question.
A mother. A daughter. Three possible dads. And a trip down the aisle you'll never forget! Set on a Greek island paradise where the sun always shines, a tale of love, friendship, and identity is beautifully told through the timeless hits of ABBA. On the eve of her wedding, a daughter's quest to discover the father she's never known brings three men from her mother's past back to the island they last visited decades ago. MAMMA MIA! is the ultimate feel-good show.
He is one of the greatest entertainers of all time. Now, Michael Jackson's unique and unparalleled artistry is finally coming to Broadway in a brand-new musical. Centered around the making of his 1992 Dangerous World Tour, and created by Tony Award winning Director/Choreographer Christopher Wheeldon and two-time Pulitzer Prize winner Lynn Nottage, MJ, goes beyond the singular moves and signature sound of the star, offering a rare look at the creative mind and collaborative spirit that catapulted Jackson into legendary status.