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Desdemona: A Play About A Handkerchief
Desdemona: A Play About A Handkerchief
We Happy Few Productions at Capitol Hill Arts Workshop

The three female characters from Shakespeare's Othello tackle friendship, relationships, sex, and liberation in the back room of the castle while the story of Othello (and its dire consequences) unfolds around them. Told through a third-wave feminist lens, this raunchy romp through feminism is a hilarious and poignant delight.

Do You Feel Anger?
Do You Feel Anger?

Sofia was recently hired as an empathy coach at a debt collection agency-and clearly, she has her work cut out for her. These employees can barely identify what an emotion is, much less practice deep, radical compassion for others. While they painstakingly stumble towards enlightenment, someone keeps mugging Eva in the kitchen. An outrageous comedy about the danger-and absurdity-of a world where some people's feelings matter more than others.

Do You Feel Anger?
Do You Feel Anger?

Sofia was recently hired as an empathy coach at a debt collection agency-and clearly, she has her work cut out for her. These employees can barely identify what an emotion is, much less practice deep, radical compassion for others. While they painstakingly stumble towards enlightenment, someone keeps mugging Eva in the kitchen. An outrageous comedy about the danger-and absurdity-of a world where some people's feelings matter more than others.

Into The Woods
Into The Woods

The beloved hit musical Into the Woods that skillfully intertwines the stories and characters from Grimm fairy tales, paired with luscious music has become a timeless masterpiece! A baker and his wife wish for a child, Cinderella wishes to go to the King's Festival and Jack wishes to sell his cow, so into the woods they must go in search of their prize. However, they soon learn the thorny consequences of getting exactly what they wished for. Join us in "visiting the ruins of an old castle wall where this timeless story unfolds in a plethora of periods that has touched generation after generation." As directed by Award-Winning Director Matt Conner, Into the Woods runs at Creative Cauldron, an intimate performing arts theatre located in Falls Church, Virginia.

John Proctor is the Villain
John Proctor is the Villain

Things are unsettled at Helen County High in rural Georgia-rumors are swirling around a student's dad, another student blew up her life and left for Atlanta, and Mr. Smith's junior English class has to make it through sex ed before they can finally start The Crucible. But what one man calls a witch hunt, a young woman calls the truth, and when the teens start questioning what really happened in Salem, everything threatens to change. A new play from a major new voice, John Proctor is the Villain captures a generation in mid-transformation, running on pop music, optimism, and fury-writing their own coming of age story.

The Joy That Carries You
The Joy That Carries You

A drama about an interracial couple in crisis by local playwriting team Awa Sal Secka and Dani Stoller (Signature's Easy Women Smoking Loose Cigarettes) that melds sharp comic dialogue and moving spoken-word poetry. This new play about love and family, privilege and responsibility, introduces us to Shiri and Alaia, navigating their first year together as a couple. Over the course of a few days, their relationship is tested by events that underline the radically different ways each of them, one Black, one Jewish, experiences the world. Strikingly personal in its intimacies, this World Premiere is a poetic reckoning with love and the pain woven through it.

Marys Seacole
Marys Seacole
Mosaic Theater Company at Atlas Performing Arts Center

A "dazzling hall of mirrors" (New York Times) told with a furiously singular vision by Pulitzer Prize winner Jackie Sibblies Drury, this play, based in part on the autobiography of Mary Seacole, charts one woman's extraordinary journey through space and time: from mid-1800s Jamaica, to the frontlines of the Crimean War, to a modern-day nursing home.

Memoirs of a Forgotten Man
Memoirs of a Forgotten Man
Washington Stage Guild at Undercroft Theatre

A 2018 hit at the Contemporary American Theatre Festival, Gregory's play portrays the determination of a totalitarian regime to erase history, and the tragic effect that has on a man who can forget nothing. Based on a true story, a man with a photographic memory finds himself and those around him in peril under an authoritarian regime that erases its political enemies.

On Your Feet! En espanol
On Your Feet! En espanol

From humble beginnings at small time gigs in Miami to international fame and fortune, this is the true story of heart, heritage, and two people who believed in their talent-and each other-to conquer the American Dream, hearts, and music charts. Featuring their iconic music of the past quarter-century such as "Rhythm is Gonna Get you," "Conga", "Get On Your Feet," "Don't Want To Lose You Now," and "Coming Out of the Dark," prepare to be ON YOUR FEET from curtain to curtain!

Our Town
Our Town
Shakespeare Theatre Company at Sidney Harman Hall

Thornton Wilder's Pulitzer Prize-winning Our Town continues to leave audiences awestruck with wonder and a shared sense of our humanity. Guided by an amiable stage manager, the theatre becomes turn-of-the-century Grover's Corners, where the occurrences of everyday life reveal universal truths about community and love, life and death. "A hauntingly beautiful play" (The New York Times), Our Town is both deeply allegorical and endlessly captivating. Directed by STC's Associate Artistic Director Alan Paul (Camelot), Our Town will celebrate the artists who call the DMV-area home.

Rocky
Rocky

ROCKY is not simply the story of a small-time boxer's rise to fame, but one of the best love stories ever told. This powerful musical based on the Academy Award winning Best Picture tells the story of Rocky Balboa gaining the confidence he needs to take on heavyweight champion Apollo Creed. Finding something and someone worth fighting for, he shows Adrian that she is a strong, confident and beautiful woman! ROCKY features the famous ROCKY theme "Gotta Fly Now" and Survivor's "Eye of the Tiger" and will have you rooting for romance and the underdogs!

Shear Madness
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.

Sly's Magic
Sly's Magic

Don't miss Sly's Magic, a full show of comedy and magic featuring our headliner Sly and a troupe of professional magicians! Be prepared to be amazed by the magic and entertained by the jokes, one-liners, and physical comedy throughout the evening. Sly's Magic was voted one of the "Top 10 Things to Do in Northern Virginia" by Northern Virginia Magazine.

There's Always The Hudson
There's Always The Hudson

Lola and T met years ago in a support group for sexual abuse survivors. They've made a pact... and the deadline is coming at them fast. So tonight, they decide to take matters into their own hands by plotting to exact revenge on anyone who has ever f-ked with them. Spend the night with two fractured souls who let loose their fury in this fearless adventure. Paola Lazaro's new work takes an unflinching look at confronting trauma, and how the bonds with our chosen family can carry us through.

Twigs and Bone
Twigs and Bone
Nu Sass Productions at CAOS on F Gallery

Moira had never intended to return to her childhood home, preferring instead to send nurses and maids to care for her aging parents. However, when the phone line is cut off and the maid stops responding, Moira has no choice but to face her own past - and her parents' present. Part ghost story, part fever dream, Twigs & Bone is a gothic fairy tale spanning 3 days and 3 lifetimes that leaves the audience on the edge of their seats.

The Upstairs Department
The Upstairs Department

After a serious illness, a young man wakes up with the power to communicate with the dead (or so he believes). Desperate for guidance and to connect with their late father, he and his skeptic sister set out to test his paranormal talent at the Lily Dale Spiritualist community where their discoveries summon more than the afterlife.

Xanadu
Xanadu

Xanadu follows the journey of a magical and beautiful Greek muse, Kira, who descends from the heavens of Mount Olympus to Venice Beach, California in 1980 on a quest to inspire a struggling artist, Sonny, to achieve the greatest artistic creation of all time - the first ROLLER DISCO! (Hey, it's 1980!) But, when Kira falls into forbidden love with the mortal Sonny, her jealous sisters take advantage of the situation, and chaos abounds.