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Boom Town by Sam Anderson

August 31 at 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

The New York Times Magazine writer’s first book offers a bird’s-eye history of Oklahoma City, which he calls “the most secretly interesting place in America.” He’ll explain why during this conversation with New Yorker writer Kathryn Schulz—a summit between two of the best minds in modern magazine journalism.

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$18 to $30

Don Cristóbal

August 31 at 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Dance Loft on 14, 4618 14th St NW
Washington, DC 20011 United States

In 1930, Federico García Lorca wrote a play to be performed by puppets. Inspired by Punch and Judy, it explores ideas about domestic violence and political corruption—themes that obviously have a great deal of contemporary resonance. For this modern interpretation, at DC’s Dance Loft on 14, Pointless Theatre Co. has added a new second act […]

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$40 to $103.

Passion

August 31 at 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Signature Theatre, 4200 Campbell Ave.
Arlington, VA 22206 United States

Though less well known than the likes of Sweeney Todd and Sunday in the Park With George, this 1994 Stephen Sondheim musical—about a romance between a handsome army captain and his superior’s sickly cousin, Fosca—has its fans. This new staging is Signature’s 29th Sondheim show; expect the production to get the most out of highlights […]

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