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Learn about events happening in and around Washington! Local arts and cultural organizations are invited to submit events to this calendar.

World War I: American Artists View the Great War

  • Through Saturday, May 6, 2017

An exhibition showing how American artists galvanized public interest in World War I.

Jake Berthot: From the Collection and Promised Gifts

  • Through Sunday, April 2, 2017

The Phillips now holds 25 paintings, drawings, and prints by Berthot, the largest and most important "unit" of this artist's work.

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Sat • February 25, 2017

 

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Allegro

American University Studio Theater, Katzen Arts Center

This minimalist production of Rodgers and Hammerstein's most innovative and contemporary musical explores the challenges facing an ordinary person in a chaotic modern world.

Categories: Theater

Allegro

American University Studio Theater, Katzen Arts Center

This minimalist production of Rodgers and Hammerstein's most innovative and contemporary musical explores the challenges facing an ordinary person in a chaotic modern world.

Categories: Theater

Blues in the Night

Creative Cauldron at ArtSpace Falls Church

Featuring twenty-six hot and torchy numbers, this Tony-nominated musical, captures the soul of the blues through the songs of Bessie Smith, Duke Ellington, Ida Cox and more.”

Categories: Arts, Theater, Music: Other

Catch Me - The Magic Duel

Renaissance Mayflower Hotel

Two sleight-of-hand masters compete live, on stage to win "DC’s Best Magician." The audience chooses different magic categories and votes for their choice in the 5 star rated comedy/magic show.

Categories: Theater

Catch Me - The Magic Duel

Renaissance Mayflower Hotel

Two sleight-of-hand masters compete live, on stage to win "DC’s Best Magician." The audience chooses different magic categories and votes for their choice in the 5 star rated comedy/magic show.

Categories: Theater

Catch Me - The Magic Duel

The Mayflower Hotel

Two skilled magicians compete live, on stage to become "DC's Best."  Audience members pick magic categories to compete in, vote for their choice, and participate onstage in the funny, amazing show.

Categories: Theater

Catch Me - The Magic Duel

The Mayflower Hotel

Two skilled magicians compete live, on stage to become "DC's Best."  Audience members pick magic categories to compete in, vote for their choice, and participate onstage in the funny, amazing show.

Categories: Theater

Ella Enchanted the musical

Adventure Theatre

Baby Ella of Frell is given the “gift” of obedience by Lucinda, a misguided fairy, and thus cannot disobey any direct order.

Guys and Dolls

Ohrstrom-Bryant Theatre

Considered by many to be the perfect musical comedy, Guys and Dolls is the oddball romantic comedy that follows two small-time gamblers as they pursue love and luck—from the heart of Times Square and the cafes of Havana, Cuba, to the sewers of New York City.

Categories: Music: Other, Theater

Guys and Dolls

Ohrstrom-Bryant Theatre

Considered by many to be the perfect musical comedy, Guys and Dolls is the oddball romantic comedy that follows two small-time gamblers as they pursue love and luck—from the heart of Times Square and the cafes of Havana, Cuba, to the sewers of New York City.

Categories: Music: Other, Theater

Laugh Riot at Positano-Live Comedy Show Saturday Nights in Bethesda

Positano Italian Restaurant

Laugh Riot at Positano (formerly “Laugh Riot at Hyatt”)

Live Standup Comedy Show

Saturday Nights in Bethesda

Specific Gravity

Atlas Performing Arts Center

Exploring experiences of displacement through circus, science, and spoken poetry

Categories: Theater, Arts, Dance

The Amish Project

Clarice Smith Performing Arts Center, Kay Theatre

This lyrical and potent drama explores the aftermath of a school shooting in an Amish community, and the path of forgiveness and compassion forged in its wake. This play was inspired by the tragic 2006 shooting at an Amish school in Lancaster County, Pennsylvania.

Categories: Theater

The Amish Project

Clarice Smith Performing Arts Center, Kay Theatre

This lyrical and potent drama explores the aftermath of a school shooting in an Amish community, and the path of forgiveness and compassion forged in its wake. This play was inspired by the tragic 2006 shooting at an Amish school in Lancaster County, Pennsylvania.

Categories: Theater

The Donn B. Murphy One Acts Festival

Georgetown University, Poulton Hall

Mask and Bauble’s third mainstage and first stand-alone production of Season 165, DBMOAF is a celebration of student-written work, exploring new forms this year. Victimology, which examines the divergence of experiences between a brother and sister years after growing up in an abusive household. 

Categories: Theater

The How and the Why

DCJCC, Theater J

An exhilarating and keenly perceptive new play about womanhood, family, and survival of the fittest. From the writer of the hit TV shows The Affair and House of Cards.

Categories: Arts, Theater

Trek (The Migration Project) at Atlas Intersections Festival - Jane Franklin Dance

The Atlas Performing Arts Center - The Lang Theater

Trek explores flight through stories of relocation. Whether it is a family history dating back multiple generations, or a recent relocation, something is shared through the ‘pull’ to find better opportunity or the ‘push’ to leave because of no choice. Trek features stories of relocation alongside excerpts from Black Ice, tracing the movement of animals, birds, climate and the changing environment.

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WETA invites local arts and cultural organizations to submit events to this community calendar. The calendar is offered as a free community service. Event listings are limited to those occurring in the Washington metropolitan area, and priority is given to performance and cultural events.

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