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Drunk Shakespeare
Drunk Shakespeare

You are cordially invited to a meeting of The Drunk Shakespeare Society. In a hidden speakeasy, five classically-trained actors assemble for their sacred ritual. One actor takes five shots of whiskey and then attempts to perform a major role in a Shakespeare play. Hilarity and mayhem ensue as the remaining sober actors attempt to keep the play on track. Every night is different depending on who's drinking ... and what they're drinking! Drunk Shakespeare is a New York Times' Critics Pick and "the best thing to ever happen to the theater" according to Slate Magazine. Craft cocktails are served throughout the show.

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Unknown Soldier
Unknown Soldier

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.

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Amm(i)gone
Amm(i)gone

Creator and performer Adil Mansoor invites his Pakistani mother to translate Antigone into Urdu as means of exploring the tensions between family and faith. Should he keep his queerness buried from his devout Muslim mother? Through Greek tragedy, teachings from the Quran, and audio conversations with his mother, Mansoor creates this theatrical blend of lecture and personal story about locating love across faith.

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At The Wedding
At The Wedding

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.

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The Colored Museum
The Colored Museum

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triumphant, Wolfe's satiric sketches target America's most pernicious stereotypes of Black culture, looking to retire outdated exhibits and make room for the future.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).

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Gypsy
Gypsy

Generally regarded as the finest musical ever created, Gypsy is the ultimate tale of an ambitious stage mother fighting for her daughter's success while secretly yearning for her own. Arthur Laurents' landmark show explores the world of two-bit show business with brass, humor, heart, and sophistication.

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Hair
Hair

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.

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The Hatmaker's Wife
The Hatmaker's Wife

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.

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Hester Street
Hester Street

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.

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Improv Versus The Machine
Improv Versus The Machine

Can a robot make you laugh? Watch as Washington Improv Theater presents a medley of performances including Beat the Bot and LOLgorithm-two original shows that pair human improvisers with artificial intelligence.

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Islander: A New Musical
Islander: A New Musical

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.

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Kristin Chenoweth with Alan Cumming
Kristin Chenoweth with Alan Cumming

From starring in the 1999 film adaptation of Annie to hosting the 2015 Tony Awards to their latest collaboration on Apple TV+'s musical comedy series Schmigadoon!, Kristin Chenoweth and Alan Cumming, two of Broadway's brightest stars, are longtime friends who share an undeniable chemistry. The Tony winners perform individual sets-and if we're lucky a duet or two-of Broadway's greatest hits at Wolf Trap.

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The Last Drop
The Last Drop

Western civilization collapses during an economic upheaval and water becomes scarce. Pestilence, violence and war drive people away from the cities. Mary and Joe survive in the sand-dunes, desalinating sea water with a ramshackle stil. They scavenge for insects and random crustaceans. Their love is but a faded memory...like the many comforts of their previous life. Then, invaders arrive. Valentino is a shark of a trader. Esmeralda is his accomplice and whore. One ill fated night in their company tears Mary & Joe apart. Ultimately, hidden truths emerge and Mary finds herself at her wit's end with only one way out.

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Little Shop of Horrors
Little Shop of Horrors

Come down to Skid Row for a non-stop blast, sci-fi horror comedy, love story and rock musical that has become one of the most treasured pieces of American musical theatre.

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The Matchbox Magic Flute
The Matchbox Magic Flute

In her acclaimed signature style, Mary Zimmerman conceives a brand new theatrical adaptation of Mozart's beloved opera. Playful and imaginative, it's big music in a small space. This "matchbox" presentation of The Matchbox Magic Flute features a cast of 10 and an orchestra of five-following the fantastic adventures of Prince Tamino and Princess Pamina. With dragons, a man who is a bird, trials by fire and water, and underground corridors, Day and Night do battle.

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Mexodus
Mexodus

History meets hip-hop in this groundbreaking theatrical experience that explores the often-untold stories of enslaved people in the United States who sought freedom in Mexico, rather than looking north. Brian Quijada and Nygel D. Robinson use live-looping to create a musical in real-time, telling a unique story of the Underground Railroad that led south, highlighting the power of Black and Brown unity.

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The Migration: Reflections on Jacob Lawrence
The Migration: Reflections on Jacob Lawrence

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.

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Nancy
Nancy

It's 1985 in Washington, DC and two women are trying to steer their futures-Nancy Reagan from the White House, orchestrating her husband "Ronnie's" political career according to daily astrological trends, and Esmeralda, a Navajo mother advocating for her community. Their worlds converge over an unbelievable discovery-Nancy has a direct familial connection to Pocahontas. Strange history collides with 80s nostalgia in this epic story that cuts through the veneer of shoulder pads, neon, and Van Halen with irreverent heart and deep empathy. Award-winning playwright Rhiana Yazzie makes her East Coast premiere with a very DC play about ancestry and ambition.

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Penelope
Penelope

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.

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Problems Between Sisters
Problems Between Sisters

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.

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An Unbuilt Life
An Unbuilt Life

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?

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Where the Mountain Meets the Sea
Where the Mountain Meets the Sea

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.

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