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Theatre In DC is thrilled to provide DC theater tickets at a substantial discount, allowing you to experience your cherished DC theater productions without the high price. Our special ticket offers enable you to secure DC theater tickets for up to half price of the standard cost.

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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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The Elephant in the Room
The Elephant in the Room

"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.

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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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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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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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Crazy For You
Crazy For You

A zany rich-boy-meets-hometown-girl romantic comedy, CRAZY FOR YOU tells the story of young New York banker Bobby Child, who is sent to Deadrock, Nevada, to foreclose on a rundown theatre. In Deadrock, Bobby falls for spunky Polly Baker, the theatre owner's daughter. But Polly takes an instant dislike to the city slicker, so Bobby vows - through cunning, razzmatazz, and a hilarious case of mistaken identity - to win Polly's heart and save the theatre. Memorable Gershwin tunes from the score include "I Got Rhythm," "Naughty Baby," "They Can't Take That Away from Me," "Embraceable You," "But Not for Me," "Nice Work If You Can Get It" and "Someone to Watch Over Me."

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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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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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Linked
Linked

LINKED is a starting point for another new chapter exploring themes of disconnection and isolation, and the unrelenting joy we feel when we find where we are meant to be. Taking on a collective exploration in this work, LINKED draws from personal experiences, stories, and places that hold that magical thread that is so vital for us and that is all too often missing in our communities.

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Long Way Down
Long Way Down

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.

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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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Metamorphoses
Metamorphoses

Ovid's classic tales come to astonishing life in Mary Zimmerman's adaptation where gods and mortals experience love, loss, and transformation. Juxtaposing the mythic and the modern, the stories of Aphrodite, Midas, Orpheus, Cupid, and others are told in a whimsical and poignant fashion, reminding us of the joys, follies, and heartbreaks of being human.

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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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Reconnection World Tour, Daniel Verstappen
Reconnection World Tour, Daniel Verstappen

Experience a captivating performance by internationally acclaimed Belgian pianist and composer Daniel Verstappen, together with violinist Marina Barskaya. The Reconnection World Tour has crossed famous concert halls such as Carnegie Hall New York, Sydney Opera House, and Harpa Iceland, among others.

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Rex Daugherty's The Well
Rex Daugherty's The Well

The Well is an autobiographical musical that explores addiction and the hope of forgiveness. Rex Daugherty shares the hilarious and the heartbreaking in this intimate story and song cycle of all original singer-songwriter material. Addiction affects a staggering 46% of families in the United States but we rarely talk about it. With some much-needed humor and grace, Rex not only talks about it - he'll sing you the whole story.

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Rose: You Are Who You Eat
Rose: You Are Who You Eat

Once upon a vine, John Jarboe’s aunt revealed that John not only had a twin sister in the womb, but that John consumed her: “You ate her. That’s why you are the way you are.” This was a lot for John to swallow! In this musical shrine to the consumed twin, named Rose, John welcomes you into a feast of gender through song, storytelling, and a full plate of wordplay.

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Topdog/Underdog
Topdog/Underdog

Abandoned by their parents as teenagers, brothers Lincoln and Booth learned to rely on each other. As adults, Lincoln and Booth are locked in a cycle of love and resentment, foretold by the names they were given by their father as jokes and compounded by the challenges of poverty and racism. In her "utterly mesmerizing" (Variety) Pulitzer Prize-winner-named the best American play written in the past 30 years by the New York Times and recent recipient of the 2023 Tony Award for Best Revival of a Play-celebrated writer Suzan-Lori Parks asks whether we can ever really change the cards we're dealt as the brothers' tug-of-war for dominance builds to devastating, life-changing consequences.

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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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