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Events for September 9, 2018

$40 to $103.

Passion

September 9 at 2:00 pm - 4:00 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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$40 to $92

“Turn Me Loose”

September 9 at 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Arena Stage, United States

Comedian, activist, and local hero Dick Gregory died last year, two months before an eagerly awaited appearance at the Bentzen Ball Comedy Festival. His much-missed voice returns to DC, in a fashion, with this staging of the off-Broadway hit Turn Me Loose, a play about his life. Gregory is portrayed by Edwin Lee Gibson, an […]

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Macbeth
$27-$79

Macbeth

September 9 at 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Folger Theatre, 201 East Capitol St SE
Washington, DC 20003 United States

Rampant ambition and minds unhinged. Owls shrieking and prophesies foretold. Shakespeare’s Macbeth is seen anew, set in Bedlam, an historic London asylum for this groundbreaking production of William Davenant’s Restoration-era adaptation, featuring period music performed by Folger Consort. With Helen Hayes Award winners Ian Merrill Peakes and Kate Eastwood Norris as the tragically ambitious Macbeths.

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$18 to $30

Don Cristóbal

September 9 at 7:00 pm - 10:00 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

September 9 at 7:00 pm - 9:00 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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$20 to $69

“Gloria”

September 9 at 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Gloria is a sharp satire that takes place among the cubicles of low-level employees at a highbrow magazine. Jacobs-Jenkins knows the turf, having once worked in a similar position at the New Yorker. But this isn’t just a send-up of office politics; the play takes a sudden dark turn that feels even more relevant now […]

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$40 to $93

“Turn Me Loose”

September 9 at 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Arena Stage, United States

Comedian, activist, and local hero Dick Gregory died last year, two months before an eagerly awaited appearance at the Bentzen Ball Comedy Festival. His much-missed voice returns to DC, in a fashion, with this staging of the off-Broadway hit Turn Me Loose, a play about his life. Gregory is portrayed by Edwin Lee Gibson, an […]

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Macbeth
$27-$79

Macbeth

September 9 at 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Folger Theatre, 201 East Capitol St SE
Washington, DC 20003 United States

Rampant ambition and minds unhinged. Owls shrieking and prophesies foretold. Shakespeare’s Macbeth is seen anew, set in Bedlam, an historic London asylum for this groundbreaking production of William Davenant’s Restoration-era adaptation, featuring period music performed by Folger Consort. With Helen Hayes Award winners Ian Merrill Peakes and Kate Eastwood Norris as the tragically ambitious Macbeths.

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Marie and Rosetta
$20-$68

Marie and Rosetta

September 9 at 8:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Atlas Performing Arts Center, 1333 H Street NE
Washington, DC 20002 United States

This rousing play with songs chronicles the unlikely first rehearsal between Rosetta Tharpe (inducted into the Rock n’ Roll hall of Fame in Spring 2018) and the young Marie Knight, as they prepare for a tour that would establish them as one of the greatest duos in musical history.

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