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Jersey Boys  
The National Theatre Jersey Boys
 
They were just four guys from Jersey, until they sang their very first note. They had a sound nobody had ever heard ... and the radio just couldn't get enough of. But while their harmonies were perfect on stage, off stage it was a very different story - a story that has made them an international sensation all over again. Go behind the music and inside the story of Frankie Valli and The Four Seasons in the Tony Award-winning true-life musical phenomenon, Jersey Boys. From the streets of New Jersey to the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, this is the musical that's just too good to be true.

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The 39 Steps  
Source The 39 Steps
 
A cast of four actors embodies over 150 characters in this fast-paced and riotously funny remix of Alfred Hitchcock's 1935 spy thriller film. In 1930s London, the dashing Richard Hannay starts his evening at the theatre and ends it mistakenly accused of murder. Caught in a maze of espionage, near-death escapes, and flirtatious entanglements, our hero careens across Britain in search of a plausible alibi and the true identity of the killer. This two-time Tony- and Drama Desk Award-winning whodunit is both utterly ridiculous and ridiculously entertaining as it lovingly spoofs the iconic cinematic tropes of film noir.

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Alice in Wonderland  
Kensington Town Hall Alice in Wonderland
 
Join Alice and all your favorite Wonderland characters, plus a few entertaining additions, in a trip down the rabbit hole. Put on in true pantomime fashion, this is surely a show you don't want to miss! Oh no you don't!

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Amadeus  
Folger Theatre Amadeus
 
Genius and jealousy collide in the opulent salons and opera houses of 18th-century Vienna. When an impulsive and eccentric prodigy outshines an envious, God-fearing composer consumed by bitterness, theatrical fireworks emerge. The mediocre Salieri will do everything in his power to destroy his musical rival. Winner of five Tony Awards, including Best Play.

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The Amateurs  
Olney Theatre Center The Amateurs
 
It's the 14th Century, the Black Death is ravaging Europe, and a traveling troupe of actors is performing the story of Noah. Everything is going about as well as can be expected until the actress playing Noah's Wife stops to ask why her character would get on the boat with all those smelly animals. And by the way, doesn't she deserve a name other than "Noah's Wife"? Jordan Harrison, the theatrical mastermind behind Marjorie Prime, takes us on another mind-bending journey from the 14th Century to the present day, as he creates a meta-theatrical hall of mirrors about storytelling, illness and loss, as well as a love letter to the stories that help us persevere.

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Bandstand  
The National Theatre Bandstand
 
In 1945, as America's soldiers come home to ticker-tape parades and overjoyed families, Private First Class Donny Novitski, singer and songwriter, returns to rebuild his life with only the shirt on his back and a dream in his heart. When NBC announces a national competition to find the nation's next great musical superstars, Donny joins forces with a motley group of fellow veterans, each an astonishing musician. Together, they form a band unlike any the nation has ever seen. Along the way, they discover the power of music to face the impossible, find their voice and finally feel like they have a place to call home. The Broadway production of Bandstand won a 2017 Tony Award for Best Choreography.

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Before Black Lives Matter  
Silver Spring Black Box Theater Before Black Lives Matter
 
In a world where, to some, Black Lives Matter is a movement and to others Black Lives Matter is nothing more than a simple hashtag, Daniel is a senior in high school whose friend was recently killed by a police officer. To keep Daniel safe, his mother sends him to live with his aunt in the suburbs. Daniel quickly finds out that no matter where he lives, he is still a black male and there are certain things that he cannot do. This moving and informative drama is appropriate for all ages and races.

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Big Love  
Round House Theatre Big Love
 
Based on one of the world's oldest known Greek dramas, our first play in the LOVE/HATE REP truly is a tale as old as time. Fifty Greek maidens flee across the sea to Italy and claim refugee status to escape 50 arranged marriages; 50 Grecian men follow in pursuit. In spectacular, theatrical fashion, it all comes to a head at a wedding ceremony that would make even the drunkest uncle run for the seven hills. Full of music and mirth, Charles Mee's famed adaptation pits independence against expectation, and frames the seemingly never-ending battle of the sexes as both a wild romp and an all-out war.

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Black Nativity  
Anacostia Playhouse Black Nativity
 
In what's become a popular Christmas tradition in the D.C. region, Theater Alliance once again performs their joyous, crowd-pleasing production of Langston Hughes' Black Nativity. First performed in 1961, Hughes' song-play is a retelling of the Christmas story from an Afro-centric perspective, created to explore the depths of cultural identity, pride and unity within the African-American community. The production is infused with rich, moving music, dance and griot-style storytelling. Using the sounds, energy and enthusiasm of gospel, blues, jazz and funk music to tell the Nativity story makes for a holiday show that people of all races and backgrounds can enjoy.

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Bloomsday  
Undercroft Theatre Bloomsday
 
A young couple meet on a walking tour of James Joyce's Dublin, but a misunderstanding keeps them apart. Thirty-five years later, they return to retrace their steps and confront their younger selves about the missed opportunity. The area premiere of this time-bending romance. Starring Megan Anderson as Cait, Steven Carpenter as Robert, Danielle Scott as Caithleen and Josh Adams as Robbie. Directed by Kasi Campbell.

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Bonnie and Clyde  
The Washington County Playhouse Dinner Theater and Children's Theater Bonnie and Clyde
 
At the height of the Great Depression, Bonnie Parker and Clyde Barrow went from two small-town nobodies in West Texas to America's most renowned folk heroes and Texas law enforcement's worst nightmares. Fearless, shameless and alluring, the Tony-nominated Bonnie & Clyde_, from the legendary Frank Wildhorn (_Jekyll & Hyde, Civil War, Dracula) is the electrifying story of love, adventure and crime that captured the attention of an entire country. Show is preceded by a buffet meal. Full service cash bar available.

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Boy  
Keegan Theatre Boy
 
Inspired by a true story, Boy explores the complicated terrain of trying to find love in a new body, and the inextricable bonds between doctor and patient. In the 1960s, a well-intentioned doctor convinces the parents of a male infant to raise their son as a girl after a terrible accident. Two decades later, the repercussions of that choice continue to unfold.

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Charlie and the Chocolate Factory  
The National Theatre Charlie and the Chocolate Factory
 
Roald Dahl's treasured tale is now Broadway's Golden Ticket! It's the perfect recipe for a delectable treat: songs from the original film, including "Pure Imagination," "The Candy Man" and "I've Got a Golden Ticket," alongside a toe-tapping and ear-tickling new score from the songwriters of Hairspray. Willy Wonka is opening his marvelous and mysterious chocolate factory ... to a lucky few. That includes Charlie Bucket, whose bland life is about to sweeten with color and confection beyond his wildest dreams. He and four other golden ticket winners will embark on a mesmerizing joyride through a world of pure imagination. Now's your chance to experience the wonders of Wonka like never before-get ready for Oompa-Loompas, incredible inventions, the great glass elevator and more, more, more at this everlasting showstopper when it comes to Washington, D.C.'s National Theatre.

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A Christmas Carol  
Olney Theatre Center A Christmas Carol
 
Veteran D.C.-area actor Paul Morella (The Pelican Brief, The District, The Wire) offers a fresh spin on Charles Dickens' beloved holiday tale in his one-man stage adaptation of A Christmas Carol: A Ghost Story of Christmas. Adapted from Dickens' original novella and reading tour, Morella's solo version transports you back to Victorian England and into the heart of this classic morality tale. Experience the unforgettable characters and vivid imagery as Dickens originally intended - in his own words - and rediscover this timeless classic presented as a masterful solo performance. This critically acclaimed production at Olney Theatre Center has become a holiday must-see.

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Cirque Nutcracker  
Music Center at Strathmore Cirque Nutcracker
 
Troupe Vertigo's acrobats, jugglers and high-flying aerialists join the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra for this spectacular twist on Tchaikovsky's holiday classic.

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Come From Away  
The Kennedy Center Come From Away
 
On September 12, 2001, people of every nation woke up to a different world. Seven thousand airline passengers discovered just how different when their flights were diverted to a small town in Newfoundland, doubling its population and leaving them stranded. And yet, despite clashing cultures and high tensions, the locals welcomed the travelers into their homes. This heartwarming true story is the basis for the Tony-winning musical Come From Away, which now comes to the Kennedy Center, directed by Christopher Ashley, who took home the Best Director Tony for the show's Broadway run. Don't miss these pre-sale offers for the show the New York Daily News called "a singing reminder that when things are at their worst, people can be at their best."

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Cost of Living  
Round House Theatre Cost of Living
 
After thrilling Round House audiences with the premiere of her Helen Hayes Award-winning Ironbound in 2015, Martyna Majok returns with another prize in tow - the Pulitzer! Two parallel narratives intersect as a wealthy graduate student with cerebral palsy and his newest caretaker build an uneasy trust, while a truck driver struggles to reconnect with his estranged wife, recently left paralyzed by a car crash. Though each is wounded, the four continue to fight for the tantalizing possibility of human connection, even in the face of physical, mental and emotional defeat. Both humorous and heartbreaking, Cost of Living illustrates the redemptive possibilities of reaching out to others despite the sometimes-devastating costs.

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CSI: Christmas Scene Investigators  
Gunston Arts Center CSI: Christmas Scene Investigators
 
Santa Claus is missing! During the last rehearsal for the annual Christmas Show, the action comes to a screeching halt when the cast discovers that the Santa Claus statue has been stolen! Mrs. Dickens calls in the Clue Club - a group of ambitious and eccentric students who take mystery and detection into the realm of science. Full of more surprises than a fruitcake, the Clue Club finds they have successfully fulfilled their duty as "Christmas Scene Investigators" when they discover the true meaning of Christmas. We recommend this production for ages 4 and older.

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The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-time  
Round House Theatre The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-time
 
Murder. Mystery. Mayhem. Math. What begins as an investigation into the grisly death of a neighbor's dog results in a remarkable coming-of-age journey for 15-year-old Christopher Boone. A self-described "mathematician with some behavioral problems," our narrator sees things differently than those around him and, like fractals in a kaleidoscope, each revelation exposes another puzzle for him to solve. As the audience follows Christopher's brilliant yet dizzying mind, the full story unravels in a visually dazzling sequence of events onstage. Simon Stephen's beloved Tony- and Olivier Award-winning adaptation of Mark Haddon's bestselling novel challenges us to seek out the silver linings in ourselves - and others - as we make our way through the world.

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The Dead  
Atlas Performing Arts Center The Dead
 
Don't miss the musical version of a profound story by the greatest writer of the 20th Century, James Joyce. The Dead wrestles with themes of lost love and life's meaning. At an annual Christmas party, Gretta swoons when a renowned tenor sings. Her husband Gabriel feels lustful watching her. But he's devastated to learn she was actually moved by the memory of her first love, who died hopelessly obsessed with her. Realizing his marriage lacks such passion, Gabriel feels alone. Mortal. Lifeless. Gabriel feels like a shadow of a person - flickering in a world where the living and "the dead" converge. Don't miss this poignant tale based on the greatest story in Joyce's acclaimed collection, Dubliners.

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Eureka Day  
Atlas Performing Arts Center Eureka Day
 
At Eureka Day School in Berkeley, all decisions are made by consensus, diversity and inclusion are valued, and vaccinations are a personal matter. When a mumps outbreak hits the school, it turns out that not everyone in the community has the same definition of social justice. Now the board of directors must confront the central question: how do you find consensus when you can't agree on the facts? A comedy for our moment!

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Eurydice  
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From the acclaimed playwright of last season's Helen Hayes-nominated Melancholy Play: A Contemporary Farce comes a fresh reimagining of the classic Orpheus myth, told through the eyes of its heroine. On her wedding day, Eurydice falls victim to a tragic accident that sends her hurtling into the Underworld, erasing her memory and reuniting her with her long-dead father. Orpheus journeys to retrieve his bride, but Eurydice is torn between her desire to rejoin him in the real world and the tender relationship she has rediscovered with her father in the afterlife. Brimming with lyrical beauty, original music, and Ruhl's trademark wit, Eurydice is a visceral and surrealist meditation on love worth grieving for.

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A Family Christmas  
The Kennedy Center A Family Christmas
 
Bring the kids for an unforgettable holiday experience as the Choral Arts Chorus fills the concert hall with holiday classics just for them! We'll take you on a merry tour of sing-alongs and Christmas favorites that will have your family singing all the way home. Expect a visit from Santa, Frosty, and Rudolph! This one-hour concert is perfect for children ages 5 and up.

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Fences  
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.

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Fiddler on the Roof  
The National Theatre Fiddler on the Roof
 
Tony-winning director Bartlett Sher and the team behind South Pacific, The King and I, and 2017 Tony-winning Best Play Oslo, bring a fresh and authentic vision to beloved theatrical masterpiece Fiddler on the Roof, from Tony winner Joseph Stein and Pulitzer winners Jerry Bock and Sheldon Harnick. The original production won 10 Tony Awards, including a special Tony for becoming the longest-running Broadway musical of all time. You'll be there when the sun rises on this new production, with stunning movement and dance from acclaimed Israeli choreographer Hofesh Shechter, based on the original staging by Jerome Robbins. A wonderful cast and lavish orchestra tell this heartwarming story of fathers and daughters, husbands and wives, and the timeless traditions that define faith and family. Featuring the Broadway classics "Tradition," "If I Were a Rich Man," "Sunrise, Sunset," "Matchmaker, Matchmaker" and "To Life," Fiddler on the Roofwill introduce a new generation to this uplifting celebration that raises its cup to joy! To love! To life!

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Ghosts  
Writer's Center Ghosts
 
Helene Alving has spent her life suspended in an emotional void after the death of her cruel but outwardly charming husband. She is determined to escape the ghosts of her past by telling her son, Oswald, the truth about his father. But on his return from his life as a painter in France, Oswald reveals how he has already inherited the legacy of Alving's dissolute life. While the play's focus on religion, venereal disease, incest, and euthanasia shocked and repelled Ibsen's contemporaries, Ghosts is now considered of "immense historical importance." Maurice Valency found it groundbreaking, asserting that until Ghosts, "regular tragedy dealt mainly with the unhappy consequences of breaking the moral code. Ghosts, on the contrary, deals with the consequences of not breaking it."

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Great Russian Nutcracker  
George Mason University's Center for the Arts Great Russian Nutcracker
 
This Christmas give your family the gift of Moscow Ballet's Great Russian Nutcracker! Step into a simpler time filled with sweet dreams and Christmas magic. With world-class artists, over 200 dazzling costumes, stunning sets, towering puppets and soaring birds, don't miss your chance to ring in the holidays with this acclaimed Christmas extravaganza. Picked as The New York Times' "Hot Ticket," come celebrate this cherished holiday tradition and relive the dream with Tchaikovsky's timeless score.

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Hatef*ck  
Round House Theatre Hatef*ck
 
Layla and Imran are both Muslim-American ... and that's pretty much where the similarities end. The two authors - one a literature professor, the other a novelist - have wildly differing opinions on everything, from faith and politics, to relationships and cultural cliches. After some fiery verbal sparring they manage to find common ground in the bedroom; but are these lovers coupling because of their mutual loathing, or in spite of it? Rehana Lew Mirza's highly anticipated off-Broadway debut finishes off our LOVE/HATE REP with smoldering sexual tension as it tests the limits of just how far we're willing to go to keep the fire burning.

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The Hip Hop Nutcracker  
Music Center at Strathmore The Hip Hop Nutcracker
 
This holiday mash-up is back by popular demand! Join Maria-Clara and the Nutcracker Prince as they set off for a magical adventure...in modern day New York City. The Hip Hop Nutcracker features Tchaikovsky's classic score punched up by all-star contemporary and hip-hop dancers, a DJ, a violinist, and Kurtis Blow, one of hip-hop's founding fathers, who opens the show with a short set. Innovative visual effects transform the landscape of E.T.A. Hoffmann's beloved story from traditional 19th century Germany to the vibrant, diverse sights and sounds of modern urban life. Through this remixed and reimagined version of the holiday classic, The Hip Hop Nutcracker takes us on a journey that celebrates love and community.

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Inherit The Windbag  
Atlas Performing Arts Center Inherit The Windbag
 
A world premiere. In the summer of 1968, liberal Gore Vidal and conservative William F. Buckley met for a series of debates that rocked America and defined the genre of punditry. Now, for one evening only, Vidal and Buckley meet in the Dismal Beyond (also known as the Richard Nixon Library in Yorba Linda, CA) to reprise their infamous debate. What ensues is a battle for history itself, in a no-holds-barred sesquipedalian brawl and satirical battle of wits, assisted by an ever-revolving cast of characters from Aaron Burr to Ayn Rand.

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An Irish Carol  
Keegan Theatre An Irish Carol
 
Returning for its ninth season! An original work by Keegan company member Matthew Keenan 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 this present, and faced with the reality of a lonely future - David's life may change forever.

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The King's Speech  
The National Theatre The King's Speech
 
In this inspiring true story from Oscar Award-winning writer David Seidler, Great Britain's reluctant monarch finds a surprising ally in an unexpected place. A generation before the royal family we know today, Queen Elizabeth's father George VI would ascend the throne, a most unlikely king thrust into the spotlight after his brother David gives up the crown to marry American divorcee Wallis Simpson. Struggling with a chronic stammer, Bertie (as his family knew him) must speak to his nation as it stands on the brink of World War II. Enter an unconventional speech therapist named Lionel Logue, whose methods are anything but common. With Logue's help Bertie finds his voice, and forever changes the course of history. Portraying these two extraordinary men are Harry Hadden-Paton (Broadway's My Fair Lady, Downton Abbey, The Crown) and James Frain (The Tudors, True Blood, The White Queen), who lead a stellar cast that brings Seidler's drama to life on stage - as he first imagined it - in this not-to-be missed North American premiere.

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The Last Ship  
The National Theatre The Last Ship
 
The Last Ship is the heartfelt and empowering musical by multiple Grammy Award winner Sting. Featuring original music and lyrics by Sting as well as a few of his best-loved songs - "Island of Souls," "All This Time," and "When We Dance" - The Last Ship is coming to D.C. after a critically acclaimed Canadian, UK, and Irish tour. Set in the shipbuilding community in Tyne and Wear, UK, The Last Ship tells the story of a young man who returns home after 17 years at sea. Tensions between past and future flare in both his family and his town. He finds that the local shipyard, around which the community has always revolved, is closing, and no one knows what will come next, only that a half-built ship towers over the terraces of working-class homes. With the engine fired and pistons in motion, picket lines are drawn as the foreman and his wife fight to hold their community together in the face of the gathering storm. Don't miss this rare opportunity to see Sting star in this "thrilling and stirring musical" (The Guardian).

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The Magical Pinata  
Keegan Theatre The Magical Pinata
 
In this original Mexican play with music, a seemingly plain clay pot magically transports Cucha, a selfish and lonely girl, from her town of Zapotoco, Mexico, to a mysterious jungle. There she encounters Parrot Rivera, a jungle muralist who paints the future; Señor Chapulin, a soccer star with the heart of the present; and Burro Burrito, a farmer who plows the past. But the evil Monkey King and his silly Sidekick know the clay pot is really a magical piñata and scheme to steal it from her. Through Cucha's journey, she discovers the magic of the mundane, the roots of cultural pride, and the power of sharing.

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Matilda  
NextStop Theatre Matilda
 
Matilda is a little girl with mesmerizing wit, intelligence and psychokinetic powers. But she faces real challenges from her unloving parents and her school's horrible headmistress, Miss Trunchbull. Based on the beloved Roald Dahl novel, Matilda is the story of a courageous little girl with an unbounded imagination who proves that despite the odds, you can do anything you put your mind to - and change your destiny.

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The Merry Wives of Windsor  
Folger Theatre The Merry Wives of Windsor
 
Some appetites never go out of style. The pursuit of money is bound to backfire when the targets are smarter than their gold-digging schemer. Falstaff's dubious plan to woo Windsor's wealthy housewives is met with hilarious retaliation, when the ladies devise a plot to teach him a lesson he won't soon forget. The comedic comeuppance is an absolute treat as Aaron Posner directs The Merry Wives of Windsor, Shakespeare's delightful comedy on love, money, deception and the power of women.

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Miss You Like Hell  
Olney Theatre Center Miss You Like Hell
 
From the Pulitzer Prize-winning co-creator of In the Heights comes a new musical as big as America and as intimate as love between a mother and her daughter. Beatriz arrives in Philadelphia to convince her estranged 16 year-old daughter Olivia to join her on a road trip to California. Along the way, they encounter a mosaic of characters as diverse and weird as America itself, but the hard truth of Beatriz's undocumented status and pending deportation to Mexico threatens to build a wall between them. With sharp comedy and a winning acoustic score by folk-rock star Erin McKeown, Miss You Like Hell is an American story for our time. Age Guidance: If this were a film it would be rated R.

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My Fair Lady  
The Kennedy Center My Fair Lady
 
From Lincoln Center Theater comes "a sumptuous new production of the most perfect musical of all time" (Entertainment Weekly), Lerner & Loewe's My Fair Lady. Director Bartlett Sher's glowing production is "thrilling, glorious and better than it ever was" (The New York Times). Boasting such classic songs as "I Could Have Danced All Night," "The Rain in Spain," and "Wouldn't It Be Loverly," My Fair Lady tells the story of Eliza Doolittle, a young Cockney flower seller, and Henry Higgins, a linguistics professor who is determined to transform her into his idea of a "proper lady." But who is really being transformed? Secure your tickets with this Goldstar pre-sale offer.

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The Nutcracker with the Fairfax Ballet  
George Mason University's Center for the Arts The Nutcracker with the Fairfax Ballet
 
Experience this timeless holiday classic with the Fairfax Symphony and the Fairfax Ballet - a holiday tradition your family will always cherish. Enjoy a winter wonderland of dancing snowflakes, sugar plum fairies and epic battles between heroic toy soldiers and mischievous mice. It's the perfect holiday treat for the entire family!

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The Nutcracker  
Olney Theatre Center The Nutcracker
 
Starring talented young pre-professional ballerinas, along with professional guest dancers, the Olney Ballet Theatre's Nutcracker has been a holiday tradition in the Washington area for decades. You'll be transported to a magical place filled with Christmas spirits, dancing children, toy soldiers that come alive, a glowing Christmas tree, magical creatures, the Land of Sweets and exquisite dancing. Whether a longstanding family tradition or a once-in-a-lifetime event, this beloved classic is bound to create lasting memories for audiences young and old.

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The Nutcracker  
Warner Theatre The Nutcracker
 
The Washington Ballet's ingenious take on The Nutcracker is back for another year of local holiday fun at the Warner Theatre. Septime Webre's version of the timeless ballet is set in the wintry, historic DC of old, where snowflakes swirl through the air, King George III is cast as the menacing Rat King and none other than George Washington becomes the heroic nutcracker. Set to Tchaikovsky's enchanting score and staged with magnificent sets and costumes, there are waltzing cherry blossoms, dancing sugar plums and other clever adaptations to enchant young and old. This celebrated classic comes to life with over 100 dancers, including students and trainees from The Washington School of Ballet. It has become a signature Nutcracker of the nation's capital.

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The Nutcracker  
Hylton Performing Arts Center The Nutcracker
 
Northern Virginia's favorite Nutcracker returns to the Hylton in a festive celebration for the holidays. Sweet Clara, naughty Fritz, the partygoers and dancing dolls, and of course Drosselmeyer and the Nutcracker Prince lead the way through a dreamy journey of fantasy and sweets. The Nutcracker is a wonderful holiday show for all ages, featuring the international company dancers of MBT and the Manassas Ballet Theatre Orchestra.

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Peter Pan and Wendy  
Sidney Harman Hall Peter Pan and Wendy
 
Bold, budding scientist Wendy Darling dreams of earning a Nobel Prize. When Peter Pan arrives at her bedroom window, she takes a leap and leaves finishing school behind, chasing adventure among the stars. Facing down fairies, mermaids, and the dastardly Captain Hook, Wendy, Peter, and their friends discover the power of standing up together for what's right. J.M. Barrie's classic Peter Pan is reimagined for a new generation of theatergoers by American Theatre's Most Produced Playwright of 2019 Lauren Gunderson (Silent Sky, Miss Bennet: Christmas at Pemberley). With "brilliant theatrical flair" (American Theatre), STC Associate Artistic Director Alan Paul (Camelot) directs this beloved tale of adventure and wonder, sure to delight adults and children alike this holiday season.

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Pilgrims Musa and Sheri in the New World  
Atlas Performing Arts Center Pilgrims Musa and Sheri in the New World
 
From the Egyptian-American winner of the Steinberg New American Play Award comes a romantic comedy about Muslim and American identity full of unexpected twists. Musa, a new immigrant from Egypt, picks up Sheri, a boisterous and quirky waitress, after her shift. A night of improbable passion turns into an extended labyrinth of cultural assumptions upended. ​

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Pipeline  
Studio Theatre Pipeline
 
Nya is a single mom and dedicated teacher at a high-poverty city school, determined to give her teenaged son Omari opportunities that her students will never have. When an altercation with a teacher at his private school threatens Omari's future, Nya has to fight a system that's against him in any environment. A searing, eloquent, and deeply compassionate look at a broken education system, the moments we are pushed to our limits, and the ferocity of one parent's love.

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Recent Tragic Events  
Atlas Performing Arts Center Recent Tragic Events
 
Prologue Theatre continues to explore this season's question "Where do we look to find ourselves?" with Craig Wright's Recent Tragic Events. It is September 12th, 2001; the setting is the Minneapolis apartment of Waverly, a young advertising executive. Soon to venture on a blind date amidst the television news coverage of the September 11th attacks, Waverly becomes preoccupied when she discovers that her twin sister, Wendy, a student in New York, has not been heard from. Waverly reassures herself that Wendy had no reason to be at the World Trade Center. As the evening unfolds, Waverly and her blind date, Andrew, an airport bookstore manager, realize that they are connected by a succession of bizarre coincidences. As Waverly awaits word on Wendy, the date is complicated by visits from her crazed-musician neighbor, Ron, and his girlfriend, Nancy, and a startling visit from Waverly's great aunt, Joyce Carol Oates - played by a sock puppet.

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She the People 2: The Resistance Continues  
Woolly Mammoth Theatre She the People 2: The Resistance Continues
 
The Second City returns to Woolly with a freshly written show inspired by the 2018 all-female, all-funny blockbuster, She the People. This brand new version further satirizes the reality of being a woman in this wild world, exploding the myths and misrepresentations surrounding body positivity, bachelorettes, Beyonce, and the 2020 ballot.

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The Simon and Garfunkel Story  
The National Theatre The Simon and Garfunkel Story
 
Since its sell out in London's West End, The Simon & Garfunkel Story is now the world's leading theatre show concerning Simon & Garfunkel featuring a full live band and state-of-the-art video projection and lighting. The show includes all of their hits, including "Mrs. Robinson," "Cecilia," "Bridge Over Troubled Water," "Homeward Bound" and many more. With more than 100 million album sales since 1965, Simon & Garfunkel's perfect harmonies and songs that poignantly captured the times made them one of the most successful folk-rock duos of all time. Over the years, they won 10 Grammy Awards and were inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 1990. In 1977, their Bridge Over Troubled Water album was nominated at the 1977 Brit Awards for Best International Album. In 2003, Simon and Garfunkel were awarded a Grammy Lifetime Achievement Award and the following year saw their "The Sound of Silence" awarded a Grammy Hall of Fame Award.

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Singin' in the Rain  
Olney Theatre Center Singin' in the Rain
 
The greatest movie musical of all time comes to life on the Mainstage and for once, rain during the holidays is guaranteed to make you smile. Comden and Green's ingenious tale of Hollywood's transition from the silent era is buoyed by the thrill of live singing and dancing to some of the greatest songs in the American canon, including "Good Mornin'," "Make 'em Laugh," and "Moses Supposes." Our biggest production of the year is certain to impress Broadway regulars and enchant kids meeting this musical for the first time.

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Spring Awakening  
Round House Theatre Spring Awakening
 
For a repressed group of teenagers, the road to adulthood is fraught with suffocating confusion in Duncan Sheik and Steven Sater's Tony-winning adaptation of Frank Wedekind's prescient 19th-century drama. As the adults in their lives exert control but withhold guidance, Melchior, Wendla, Moritz, Ilse, and their friends navigate blindly through the enigma of their burgeoning sexuality. Both haunting and high-octane, the score bristles with anthems to adolescence like "Mama Who Bore Me" and "The Bitch of Living," and is infused with a blend of folk, pop, and rock that gives this tale unexpected soul. With generational gaps growing wider than ever, the angst and defiance at the heart of this boundary-pushing musical act as a bridge between our deeply personal yet wholly universal experiences.

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The Till Trilogy: Benevolence  
Atlas Performing Arts Center The Till Trilogy: Benevolence
 
Examines broader events surrounding Till's murder on a more intimate scale. We meet Caroline Bryant, her husband Roy, and his twin brother Ray on the days before and after Emmett's abduction, leaping forward to the summer of 2006 and the recantation of much of Caroline Bryant's testimony. Act II is set in the neighboring town of Glendora and follows the relationship of a local black couple, Clinton and Beulah Melton, with a concluding epilogue bringing the trilogy to its moving resolution.

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The Till Trilogy: That Summer in Sumner  
Atlas Performing Arts Center The Till Trilogy: That Summer in Sumner
 
This world premiere staging recreates the 1955 trial, "The State of Mississippi vs. Roy Bryant and J.W. Milam for the Murder of Emmett Till." Drawn from extant courtroom transcript, contemporaneous news accounts, government records and interviews, this new installment condenses the five-day trial into a compact drama, with scenes beyond the courtroom involving civil rights activist Medgar Evers and the investigative black press uncovering crucial facts in the landmark case.

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The Till Trilogy: The Ballad of Emmett Till  
Atlas Performing Arts Center The Till Trilogy: The Ballad of Emmett Till
 
Bayeza's Edgar Award-winning drama recounts the last two weeks of young Emmett Till's life. His journey from Chicago to Money, Mississippi reveals his boisterous, stuttering character and his fateful encounter with Caroline Bryant, the young white woman whose accusations led to his murder.

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Tiny Tim's Christmas Carol  
Silver Spring Stage Tiny Tim's Christmas Carol
 
From the brilliant, hilarious mind of Ken Ludwig (Lend Me A Tenor, Moon Over Buffalo) and his son Jack, a clever, joyous retelling of Ebenezer Scrooge as an elaborate prank by Tiny Tim (who is now almost a teenager). Silver Spring Stage celebrates the holiday season giving lots of fun with this familiar story nicely condensed and filled with enough Christmas magic to delight audiences of all ages.

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The Trial of Mrs. Claus  
Casa de la Luna The Trial of Mrs. Claus
 
The Trial of Mrs. Claus ... Everything She Says Can Be Used Against Her is a Christmas thriller written, directed and starring by the incomparable Juana Estrella. Unexpected Christmas Eve events force Mrs. Claus to hilariously defend herself while the rest of the world opens presents and enjoys a Christmas turkey. Ho, ho, ho! Presented in Spanish.

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A Winnie-the-Pooh Christmas Tail  
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.

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The Wizard of Oz  
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.

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The Woman in Black  
Lansburgh Theatre The Woman in Black
 
Susan Hill's acclaimed ghost story comes dramatically alive in Stephen Mallatratt's ingenious stage adaptation - "The most brilliantly effective spine-chiller you will ever encounter" (Daily Telegraph). Now celebrating three decades in the West End, Robin Herford's production is a gripping study in atmosphere, illusion, and controlled horror. A lawyer obsessed with a curse that he believes has been cast over him and his family by the specter of a woman in black engages a skeptical young actor to help him tell his terrifying story and hopefully exorcise the fear that grips his soul. As they reach further into his darkest memories, they find themselves snared in a world of eerie marshes and moaning winds. The Woman in Black remains "one of British theatre's biggest and scariest hits" (The Guardian).

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