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Events for February 1, 2019

$39 to $99

Bassem Youssef

February 1 at 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Kennedy Center, 2700 F Street, NW
Washington, DC 20566 United States

A surgeon turned satirist, Bassem Youssef started a news/comedy show in Egypt just months after the country’s Arab Spring uprising. Three years, an arrest, and tens of millions of viewers later, he decided to end the hugely popular program and move to LA, where he has launched a podcast (Remade in America), a book (Revolution […]

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$30-$40

“American Moor”

February 1 at 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Anacostia Playhouse, 2020 Shannon Pl SE
Washington, DC 20020 United States

As an African-American actor and playwright who has long loved Shakespeare, Keith Hamilton Cobb feels a connection to the Bard’s most prominent black character, Othello. In this one-man show, Cobb reflects on his experiences with the role, such as the time he was fired from an Othello production for disagreeing with a white director’s vision.

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$266 to $500

Toni Braxton and SWV

February 1 at 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
MGM National Harbor, 101 MGM National Ave
Oxon Hill, MD 20745 United States

Why we’re excited: Though she released a solid album last year, we’ll always think of Braxton (above) as a creature of the ’90s, when songs like “Breathe Again” and “Un-Break My Heart” made us all misty. Plus “Weak” trio SWV! Song to get you in the mood: “You’re Makin’ Me High,” her slinky ’96 smash. […]

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Nell Gwynn
$42 - $85

Nell Gwynn

February 1 at 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Folger Theatre, 201 East Capitol St SE
Washington, DC 20003 United States

She rocked London in 1665. And again in 2016. Watch out DC. A humble orange seller from the streets of Drury Lane steps onto the stage and becomes the darling of the Restoration theater—and favorite mistress of none other than Charles II. Commissioned by Shakespeare's Globe, this award-winning comedy earned accolades in London and now […]

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$39 to $99

Bassem Youssef

February 1 at 9:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Kennedy Center, 2700 F Street, NW
Washington, DC 20566 United States

A surgeon turned satirist, Bassem Youssef started a news/comedy show in Egypt just months after the country’s Arab Spring uprising. Three years, an arrest, and tens of millions of viewers later, he decided to end the hugely popular program and move to LA, where he has launched a podcast (Remade in America), a book (Revolution […]

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