Editor’s Picks: Theater Openings and Closings in August

“Miss Saigon,” “A Chorus Line,” your last chance to see “The Book of Mormon,” and more.
The Book of Mormon closes at the Kennedy Center August 18. Photograph by Joan Marcus.
The Book of Mormon closes at the Kennedy Center August 18. Photograph by Joan Marcus.

OPENING THIS MONTH


A Chorus Line
is at
Olney Theatre August 1 through September 1.

August 5 for one show only,
Taffety Punk presents its seventh annual Bootleg Shakespeare event, staging, rehearsing, and performing


Love’s Labour’s Lost
in a single day.

Keegan Theatre stages

A Few Good Men
, Aaron Sorkin’s play about a military cover-up at Guantanamo Bay. August 10 through
September 7.

Theater Alliance presents the debut production in the Anacostia Playhouse, Nathan Louis Jackson’s


Broke-ology
. August 14 through September 8.

Signature Theatre’s production of the smash musical

Miss Saigon
plays August 15 through September 22.

Rorschach Theatre presents

Neverwhere
, a theatrical adaptation of the fantasy novel by Neil Gaiman. August 16 through September
15.

Round House Theatre’s

The Beauty Queen of Lenane
by Martin McDonagh runs August 21 through September 15.

LAST CHANCE

Synetic Theater’s

A Midsummer Night’s Dream
closes August 4. Our
review.

Arena Stage’s

One Night With Janis Joplin
closes August 11. Our review.

Studio Theatre’s

The Rocky Horror Show
closes August 11. Our
review.

American Century Theater’s

I Do! I Do!
closes August 17.

Scena Theatre’s production of Oscar Wilde’s

Salomé
closes August 18.


The Book of Mormon
closes at the
Kennedy Center August 18. Our
review.

The Second City’s

America All Better
also closes August 18. Our
review.

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