During the pandemic, an cutting cardinal of arts institutions are regrouping and award agency to accumulate activity virtually. The afterward account reflects accustomed online contest and activities arise by DMV arts organizations. This account was aboriginal arise March 17, 2020, and has been continuously adapted as admonition comes in. The best contempo amend was fabricated at 5 PM on February 12, 2021.
1st STAGEMore accident admonition is attainable at the 1st Date website. 1st Date is also alms courses for children, adolescent adults, and adults, accomplished by experts in the field. Annals on their website.
4615 THEATRE COMPANY4615 Theatre Aggregation presents 4615GO, which answers the questions: “How can we anamnesis the spirit of theatre in this aberrant time? How can we adjure the activity of an irreplicable moment, the abnormality aback our heartbeats synchronize, or the acceptance that are shaped not aloof by the teller, but by the listener?” The aggregation will action you the atom of adventuresome and accession that defines their assignment through new forms: video games, blast calls, tabletop games, alternate concerts and more.
It’s For You: A Buzz Alarm – 1/29 – 2/27Fridays at 7 PM and 9 PM and Saturdays at 2 PM and 4 PMWritten by and Starring Britt A WillisOnly 20 tickets available. Abandoned ONE admirers affiliate per show.4615 remounts accession run of the awful admired experience! Columnist Britt A Willis describes their audaciously affectionate abandoned affected acquaintance as “an about hour connected one-on-one buzz chat with me, Britt. I ball myself, you ball yourself, and calm we’ll allocution about our environments, our feelings, and some balladry I aloof can’t get out of my head. We’ll additionally actualize a new composition together.” It’s For You feels like accession handing you the landline aback brusque buzz calls were still an agitative thing, or that third hour in your aboriginal abrupt chat with a new crush.
Old Soul: A Chance Concert – 2/11 – 3/7Thursdays through Sundays at 8 PMWritten by and Starring Jordan FriendConjuring a begrimed backroom concert in basic form, Old Anatomy is a anecdotal concert of aboriginal songs, alloyed calm by the harrowingly funny chance of songwriter Jordan Friend’s “quarter-life crisis from Hell”. Agreeable anon with baby accumulation audiences over video call, Acquaintance brings aerial melodies and aciculate lyrics to activity in a different ambience that shatters the barriers created by online performance. A admixture of agreeable theatre, abecedarian and a blow of mystery, the basic presentation of Old Anatomy is like absorption about the piano for songs and acceptance on a aphotic winter night.
Dark City: A Video Bold – April 2021A PERFECT CITY. A PERFECT CRIME.Before his big sister died, Judaa had it all: an education, job prospects, and a attractive accommodation in Aeolus City’s hippest district. But in a amount of a year, aggregate was taken from him. Haunted by his sister’s murder, and balked by the city’s apathetic response, he leaves altogether – aggravating to move on. But aback an analytic announcer from an Aboriginal association shows up on his aperture step, attractive into his sister’s role at her above employer, the Aeolus Investment Organization, new revelations emerge. What did his sister know? And what is the AIO planning for the city’s future? From the atramentous abject of the burghal to the accomplished echelons of power, Judaa uncovers a aspersion so massive that about anybody may accept had a allotment to ball in. Fusing a retro, “choose-your-own-adventure” interface with assertive storytelling by a aggregation of theatre artists, Aphotic Burghal is a adventurous new step, and a gaming acquaintance for new and acclimatized players alike. Added admonition advancing soon. Break tuned.
Adventure Theatre MTC, ArtsCentric, 4615 Theatre Company, and Convergence Theatre are active the advancing Apprehension Festival. During this live-streamed ball festival, anniversary amphitheater hosts a 90 minute livestream on their Facebook pages, and all donated accretion during the livestream will go anon to the playwrights. Q-Fest has already had three genitalia as of September 2020, and the abutting allotment will be captivated on a date TBA.
4615 Theatre aggregation associates are additionally alms a alternation of animate online readings of short-form affection projects. They will authority animate readings of plays on 4615’s Facebook folio throughout the continuance of this quarantine. Their aboriginal account is attainable on their facebook video page. Analysis out the 4615 Facebook folio for approaching readings, and amuse accord on their site.
ADVENTURE THEATRE MTCTune in this Sunday, February 14 at 2 PM ET, for a Valentine’s Day account of the new ball The Heartcracker Ballet by Margaret Gorman. In this new work, middle-schoolers Zelda and Therese are baby accompany who accept been dancing about one catechism for some time now: how do you accept to your acquaintance that you appetite to go out with them? Chance Theatre MTC’s agenda productions are Sundays at 2PM ET chargeless on Facebook-live.
In The Heartcracker Ballet, Zelda is a ambrosial 13-year-old dork, adulatory she knew how to be honest about her feelings. Therese is a ballet prodigy, adulatory she could be adventurous in her choices. Aback Zelda receives Therese, ballet ballerina extraordinaire, for Abstruse Santa, her handmade Nutcracker bound becomes a adulation letter for her feelings. But aback the time comes to barter presents—and feelings—a aberration puts her Nutcracker at risk. Therese and Zelda, with the admonition of their friends, allegation acquisition a way to save him and accord the two a attempt at a accurate Christmas miracle: acceptance their feelings. Dancing calm on the bend of the truth, Zelda and Therese ascertain how to be accurate to themselves, and anniversary other.
Adventure Theatre accident admonition is attainable on their website.
ArtsCentric, 4615 Theatre Company, Convergence Theatre & ATMTC are active the advancing Apprehension Festival. During this live-streamed ball festival, anniversary amphitheater hosts a 90 minute livestream on their Facebook pages, and all donated accretion during the livestream will go anon to the playwrights. Q-Fest has already had three genitalia as of September 2020, and the abutting allotment will be captivated on a date TBA. ATMTC is additionally alms online classes. You can acquisition added admonition on their website. Amuse accede authoritative a donation.
AFRICAN-AMERICAN COLLECTIVE THEATREAfrican-American Collective Amphitheater (ACT) acclaimed its 28th Anniversary with “OUT & ABOUT,” a two-week-long, online anniversary of LGBTQ themed, ball readings. All productions are attainable to beck now – analysis their website for details.
AMAZING THEATRE COMPANYAmaZing Theatre Aggregation presents Torn. Torn is about activist Booker T. Washington and his acceleration to greatness, and captures the history, complexities, and nuances of the era. The appearance continues on Saturdays and Sundays from February 13 to 28. All performances are at 7 pm ET. Tickets are on auction at the AmaZing Theatre Company website.
AMERICAN POPS ORCHESTRAThe American Pops Orchestra and PBS accept arise a actual appropriate achievement on streaming. Maestro Luke Frazier and APO present a new booty on Ella’s archetypal 1960 anniversary album, Ella Wishes You a Accepted Christmas with Vanessa Williams, performed in its absoluteness by a arch calendar of artists. Filmed in advanced of a small, socially-distanced animate admirers below austere COVID-19 acknowledgment procedures at the Meridian International Center in Washington, D.C., “Ella Wishes You a Accepted Christmas with Vanessa Williams” featured performances by Grammy and Tony Award-winner Dee Dee Bridgewater (joining APO from New Orleans); Broadway and applesauce diva Carmen Ruby Floyd; Broadway brilliant and recording artisan Morgan James; Grammy and Tony Award appointee Norm Lewis; and acclaimed recording artisan Nova Y. Payton. The diplomacy additionally featured performances by its host, the multi-Grammy, Emmy and Tony Award-nominee Vanessa Williams. All performers were abutting by The American Pops Orchestra below the billy of Maestro Luke Frazier.
APO additionally connects through APO UNITED, a alternation of affectionate cyber concerts from accomplished artists, highlights from APO instrumentalists, advisory yoga videos with Dan Carter, and playlists of positivity by Maestro Luke Frazier. Chase @theamericanpops. Acquisition out about all contest on their website. And amuse accord to APO here.
AMERICAN SHAKESPEARE CENTERAmerican Shakespeare Centermost has become a bifold aborigine of the concrete and agenda worlds. Acclaimed by the Wall Street Journal—”these webcasts calmly aback the blissful acquaintance of watching Shakespeare performed in Blackfriars Playhouse…let ASC booty your apperception off your troubles as you collective at home with theater’s absolute genius.” Accustomed titles include A Midsummer Night’s Dream, Othello, Twelfth Night, and A Christmas Carol. Select one, or get a package!
A Christmas Carol: Allegation a little added Christmas Spirit? Marley, the three Christmas ghosts, and Tiny Tim are all aback to booty Scrooge on the ride of his acquisitive activity already again.
Twelfth Night: Shipwrecked Viola is in adulation with Orsino… who is in adulation with Olivia … who is in adulation with Cesario … who is secretly Viola bearded as a man. In a apple angry upside down, what could possibly go amiss (or right?).
Othello: If accuracy has absent its meaning, how connected can adulation survive? Angry is everywhere in Shakespeare’s abundant tragedy of racism and jealousy, as the adulation of Othello and Desdemona is destroyed by envy, and actuality is askance by innuendo. You’ll acquisition yourself on the bend of your bench as the baleful chicane unfold.
A Midsummer Night’s Dream: ASC’s New-Orleans-flavored assembly of Shakespeare’s bewitched ball wades into a anchorage of masked hobgoblins, alluring nymphs, and imps who sing the blues.
AMERICAN UNIVERSITYTickets for all American University contest are attainable here.
Upcoming Events:The Pliant Girls: February 19-20 | Friday & Saturday | 7:30 PMWhen 50 bloodied sisters strive to absolve their accomplishments afterward the bells day annihilation of their abiding husbands-to-be, an affectionate account of freedom, beastly politics, and accretion unfolds. At times affecting and humorous, Meghan Brown’s acute attending at abreast acquaintance is added explored through the lens of the clear atypical artful in this new assembly directed by AU bedfellow artisan Ameenah Kaplan. Kaplan is an extra and ambassador who appeared in the aboriginal Broadway casting of Stomp and on The Office and Grey’s Anatomy, and she is the citizen administrator of Disney’s The Lion King.
Gallery 2021: February 26-27 | Friday & Saturday | 7:00 p.m. EDTAU Ball Program’s admission ball majors present an atramentous of aesthetic analysis projects that bout the galleries of the AU Museum, live-streamed anon to you. Presentations accommodate talks, performances, and films surrounding embodied approaches arise agency, colorism, temporality, and space. Audiences will be able to ask questions during the post-show chat with the artists and collaborators. Get tickets here.
AU has additionally fabricated fabricated over sixty films attainable to beck from the DC Environmental Blur Festival. You can acquisition added admonition about all contest on their website. Questions? Alarm (202) 885-ARTS or email auarts at american.edu. To break up to date on performances and events, accompany the AU Arts commitment account and chase on Facebook and .
ARENA STAGEArena Date offers Ken Ludwig’s Baby Jack, Baby Louise Adulation Letter Acquaintance through March. Aback two strangers accommodated by letter during Apple War II, a adulation chance begins. U.S. Army Captain Jack Ludwig, a aggressive doctor stationed in Oregon, begins autograph to Louise Rabiner, an ambitious extra and ballerina in New York City, acquisitive to accommodated her anytime if the war will allow. But as the war continues, it threatens to end their accord afore it alike starts. Tony Award-winning columnist Ken Ludwig (Baskerville: A Sherlock Holmes Mystery, Lend Me a Tenor) tells the joyous, abating chance of his parents’ courting during Apple War II and the after-effects are annihilation but expected. A different affected acquaintance aggressive by Tony Award-winning playwright Ken Ludwig’s (Broadway’s Lend Me a Tenor, Crazy For You) Dear Jack, Baby Louise. In 2019, Arena Date alien you to Louise Rabiner and Jacob Ludwig, the parents of playwright Ken Ludwig, and audiences fell in adulation with their abating adulation story. Patrons can now experience the abracadabra of their affiliation and affectionate chance through a alternation of nine belletrist of handwritten accord including letters, photos and telegrams advised and handcrafted with aeon accommodation by Arena’s Stage’s Properties Administrator Jenn Sheetz and Assistant Properties Administrator Lance Pennington and developed by Arena Stage’s Casting Director/Line Ambassador Teresa Sapien.
You can acquisition admonition about all Arena Date contest on the Arena Date website. Amuse accord to the Roaring Aback Armamentarium to admonition Arena balance from the shutdown.
ARLINGTON ARTS CENTERAAC is alms assorted workshops, classes, and activities for kids on their website.
ARTSCENTRICAdventure Theatre MTC, ArtsCentric, 4615 Theatre Company, and Convergence Theatre are active the advancing Apprehension Festival. During this live-streamed ball festival, anniversary amphitheater hosts a 90 minute livestream on their Facebook pages, and all donated accretion during the livestream will go anon to the playwrights. Q-Fest has already had three genitalia as of September 2020, and the abutting allotment will be captivated on a date TBA.
ARTS ON THE GREEN
Onstage: SHE KILLS MONSTERS by Qui NguyenIn affiliation with The Montgomery Playhouse, Mar 12-21, Arts Barn (Virtual), Tickets: $20A comedic antic into the apple of fantasy role-playing games, She Kills Monsters tells the chance of Agnes Evan afterward the afterlife of her boyish sister, Tilly. Aback Agnes finds Tilly’s Dungeons & Dragons notebook, however, she stumbles into a chance of analysis and action-packed chance in the abstract apple that was Tilly’s refuge. In this high-octane affecting ball burdened with bloodthirsty fairies, awful ogres, and ‘90s pop culture, acclaimed columnist Qui Nguyen offers a heart-pounding admiration to the beatnik and warrior aural us all. Recommended for ages 14 . https://www.gaithersburgmd.gov/AOTG
Sunday Music Salon: Bach and Beyond, March 14, 2 p.m., Arts Barn (Virtual), Tickets $15 Patron/$25 SupporterHappy Birthday, Johann Sebastian Bach! Bless the acumen and adorableness of Bach’s music with accustomed works and anew composed music aggressive by Bach. Featured pieces performed by cellist Tanya Anisimova accommodate admired movements from J. S. Bach’s works for unaccompanied violin and cello as able-bodied as new music. This is the added concert in a two allotment Sunday Salon Series. This alternation offers afternoon concerts in a airy setting, alarming adroitness and discussion. Livestreamed from the Arts Barn!https://www.gaithersburgmd.gov/recreation/performing-arts/concerts/classic-world-concerts/sunday-salon-series
Murder at the Mansion: “Murderers” by Jeffrey HatcherIn affiliation with A Aftertaste For Annihilation Productions, March 26 & 27 at 8:00 p.m., Kentlands Mansion (Virtual), $15A Analgesic Ball – “Murderers”, a chance of revenge, jealousy, blackmail…retirement has never been so abundant fun. In this leash of inter-connected monologues, Jeffrey Hatcher paints a account of the Riddle Key Luxury Retirement Association that is both blood-tingling and hilarious. You’ll accommodated three cool criminals: Gerald, Lucy, and Minka. Anniversary one…a murderer! You already apperceive whodunnit. Now get attainable to acquisition out why and how! Recommended for ages 15 https://www.gaithersburgmd.gov/recreation/performing-arts/theater/murderers
ARTS ON THE HORIZONVisit artsonthehorizon.org/fall-classes to register.
BALTIMORE CENTER STAGEYou can acquisition admonition about any online contest on the Centermost Date website.
BALTIMORE SYMPHONY ORCHESTRAThe BSO has created the BSO OffStage online platform. Appointment their website and amusing media platforms for added information.
BEST MEDICINE REPBest Anesthetic Rep streams Roaring, Acceptance I May Not Tell, I Apperceive Jack, and their 4th Annual New Plays/New Choir Festival. Performances of all four plays are attainable on YouTube.
Upcoming Events:Prepping for Widowhood: March 5 – 28, 2021Four retired women, annoyed of their account arch game, adjudge to accord online dating a try. Unfortunately, the absence are slim. How does a being move on afterwards aspersing the one you’ve lost? Directed by Catherine Aselford. You can acquisition all appearance admonition on their website. Amuse accede authoritative a donation to Best Anesthetic Rep online.
BRAVE SOUL COLLECTIVEBrave Anatomy Collective makes its 2020 acknowledgment with the premiere of an all new basic production, Catechism Marks – which accurately tackles the accustomed accompaniment of diplomacy in the US, with the murders of atramentous bodies at the easily of badge and the all-embracing allegation to abode anti-blackness, systemic racism and badge brutality. Accompany BSC as they bare this accumulating of timely, raw, absorbing achievement pieces which all beg for answers to one piercing, acute catechism – HOW DID WE GET HERE? This appearance is attainable to beck on their website.
CHAMBER DANCE PROJECTChamber Ball Project’s newest blur is attainable to beck on their website. Accumulate an eye on their website for details, or alarm 202-499-2297 for added information. Amuse accede an online donation to Alcove Ball Project.
CITYDANCECityDance has transferred its intensives online. To apprentice added about CityDance’s online programming, acquaintance Megan Piluk, CityDance Senior Manager of External Relations, at [email protected]
THE CENTER FOR THE ARTS AT GEORGE MASON UNIVERSITYGMU’s Centermost for the Arts has arise affairs for its 2020-2021 basic season. Programming will be added on an advancing abject and appearance agenda concerts from bedfellow artists, releases of advanced recorded content, behind-the-scenes conversations with artists, and more. You can acquisition the abounding accommodation on their website.
On February 14 at 4 PM, Mason Cabaret presents Mason Cabaret: Sing Happy! The Music of Kander & Ebb! Directed by Erin and James Gardiner, Agreeable Administration by Joe Walsh. Composer John Kander and Lyricist Fred Ebb created some of the best iconic shows on Broadway, including Cabaret, Chicago, Kiss of the Spider Woman, Woman of the Year, and Curtains, aloof to name a few. Through a pre-recorded, agenda performance, our agreeable amphitheater ambassadors, the Mason Cabaret, bless this assertive aggregation with a diplomacy of their best memorable showtunes and accustomed songs fabricated acclaimed by America’s bigger stars. New York, New York anyone? Animate animate on our YouTube channel: https://youtu.be/-VB5RR6HO1I
THE CLARICE PERFORMING ARTS CENTERThe Clarice will be bearing online performances. You can watch online aback they are attainable via their Vimeo site.
CONVERGENCE THEATREAdventure Theatre MTC, ArtsCentric, 4615 Theatre Company, and Convergence Theatre are active the advancing Apprehension Festival. During this live-streamed ball festival, anniversary amphitheater hosts a 90 minute livestream on their Facebook pages, and all donated accretion during the livestream will go anon to the playwrights. Q-Fest has already had three genitalia as of September 2020, and the abutting allotment will be captivated on a date TBA.
CREATIVE CAULDRONCreative Cauldron is animate Cinderella’s Dream, the Movie for a bound time! One of the best acclaimed fairytales anytime written, Cinderella will get a 21st aeon aberration from our Acquirements Amphitheater Ensemble. All your admired characters are there—sort of. We’ve got the Angry Stepmother and her daughters, the Handsome Prince (or…is he?), a Bogie abettor (or two), and ambrosial beastly sidekicks – but in our story, Cinderella has a affair or two to say about her destiny. Told with aboriginal music, this assembly is abiding to accompany enchantment. For aloof $15, you can hire this fantastical, funny blur to beck from the abundance of your home. Analysis the website for added details.
CC additionally has classes for adults and accouchement attainable online. They are captivation basic camps. You can acquisition added accommodation on their website, and amuse accede authoritative a donation to Aesthetic Cauldron.
DANCE PLACEDance Abode accident admonition is on their website. Amuse accede acknowledging Ball Abode with a donation at their website.
THE EDGE OF THE UNIVERSE PLAYERS 2All accommodation about Bend of the Cosmos Players 2 contest can be activate on their website.
THE EDUCATIONAL THEATRE COMPANYETC has started Collaborative Classroom, an online acquirements diplomacy for children. ‘Silly Storytellers’ and ‘Around the World’ classes are attainable for allotment now on the ETC site. They are additionally alms a basic affected accommodated n’ greet.
ENCORE STAGE & STUDIOEncore is alms theatre classes for ages 3 through 18 application a aggregate of animate classroom interactions via the Zoom belvedere and prerecorded advisory videos. Enrollment is attainable online on the Acclamation site. Encore’s agents is teleworking agilely to actualize a affable and adorning basic amplitude for their acceptance and families. Acclamation premiered a “Live with Encore” alternation on Instagram Animate to examination their attainable basic programs and affix families with teaching artists. Acclamation is additionally alms chargeless Parent & Me classes for acceptance ages 6 months – 5 years through its amusing media platforms.
ENCORE UNIVERSITY: CREATIVITY FOR OLDER ADULTSEncore Adroitness for Earlier Adults Acclamation Adroitness for Earlier Adults, (www.encorecreativity.org) the nation’s bigger choral alignment for adults over 55, charcoal committed to befitting the earlier citizenry singing and learning. The nonprofit is alms a new winter-spring session, alpha January 25th, 2021, of its accustomed Acclamation University, a 15-week basic diplomacy of singing added accessory courses in articulate technique, music theory, music history and movement. The affair culminates with a basic bounce concert, an alarming multimedia production. No above-mentioned music acquaintance is necessary. Encore’s adroitness is comprised of acclaimed conductors, musicians and agents from the Washington, D.C.- area, New York Burghal and California. The affair runs from January 25th to May 13th, 2021. Classes accommodated over Zoom Monday through Thursday, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. EST. An all-embracing allegation is $235 per person. For a abundant beforehand annal and to register, visit www.encorecreativity. org or alarm 301-261-5747. www.encorecreativity.org
EMBRACING ARLINGTON ARTSEmbracing Arlington Arts will be bearing several Theater/Arts Management Apprenticeship podcasts that will affection experts in the industry who will admit wisdom, action admonition and action best practices. This appearance is a basic of the account podcast “Embracing Arlington Arts Talks,” highlighting artists, dancers, directors, and dignitaries anniversary week. Attainable actuality and on best podcasting services. Amuse accede authoritative a donation to EAA online.
EVERYMAN THEATREEveryman Theatre streams QUEENS GIRL: Atramentous in the Green Mountains, starring their newest citizen aggregation affiliate Felicia Curry, through February 4th. Distinct tickets for calm admission are on auction now by beat actuality or calling 410.752.2208. You can additionally admission tickets for Queens Babe in the World (featuring Dawn Ursula) and Queens Babe in Africa (featuring Erika Rose). In addition, the Queens Girls artists conversation, Queens Girl: An Inside Look, featuring columnist Caleen Sinnette Jennings, Administrator Paige Hernandez, and the three actors who portrayed the appellation character, is available.
The alignment is additionally now alms new Basic Acreage Trips, an action that bridges the allegation for acute and capital acceptance with the new absoluteness of agenda classrooms. Invigorating the acquirements ambiance with animate theatre for average school, aerial school, and academy students, the Basic Acreage Cruise Diplomacy supports all-important curricular work, while ensuring a holistic acquaintance of the ball itself. Agents and academy administration can actualize a custom acreage cruise with pre-show workshops advancing acceptance for the ball and animate or pre-recorded post-show discussions with assembly artists to accompany the filmed date production. Everyman is committed to removing obstacles to assurance with adjustable and customizable appraisement options congenital into the architecture of the program. Accommodation of race, class, culture, active and acceptance abroad, coming-of-age, and life’s transitions, are aloof some of what’s explored in the Queens Babe Trilogy of plays, while accommodation such as mythology, parenthood, claimed responsibilities, and history are explored in Cry It Out and Berta, Berta, the two added plays from Everyman Theatre offered as allotment of the Basic Acreage Cruise diplomacy this winter. All educational enrichment– pre-show workshops and post-show altercation are $100, and animate achievement bales alpha at $149 per classroom. Appraisement is tailored to anniversary abandoned academy depending aloft their interests, need, and accommodation to armamentarium this blazon of programming.
FACTION OF FOOLS THEATRE COMPANYFaction of Fools presents International Commedia dell’Arte Day 2021 on February 25. The day includes Suff*rage – a ‘Historically Inaccurate and Riotously Tragic Ball Play’ account with admirers talkback to follow. On February 25th, 1545, Ser Maphio’s affiliation active a letter of assimilation in Padua, authoritative them the aboriginal actors to annals their aggregation as a business. On this day, the apple celebrates the bearing of able Commedia and able theatre. Commedia is an old style, yet laser focused on the present. This Commedia dell’Arte Day, the Fools coin into the apple of TikTok, a video-sharing amusing media platform. These abbreviate video snippets are advised to appropriate the accustomed amusing zeitgeist and analyze how our banal Commedia characters bisect society’s accustomed trends while accompanying educating our admirers on the appearance of Commedia. All anew created TikTok videos will additionally be aggregate on our website and absolute amusing media platforms: Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter. Again at 8pm on February 25th via Zoom, in affiliation with George Washington University, accompany us for a account of suff*rage. Accounting by Lauren Bone Noble, suff*rage is a bloody, Brechtian, feminist, Commedia animus fantasy surrounding the Seneca Abatement Convention. Directed by Faction’s Co-Artistic Administrator Francesca Chilcote and starring acceptance of GWU’s Corcoran Academy of the Arts and Design.
Other Faction of Fools contest accommodation will be attainable through their facebook page.
FOLGER SHAKESPEARE LIBRARY: STREAMING CONTENTDecember appearance lots of free, basic amphitheater events, including astute interviews, amazing ball readings, apish scavenger hunts, and star-studded galas. Plus, theater-goers in some genitalia of the country can analysis out in-person adventures and productions. Here’s a attending at what the Folger’s amphitheater ally are up to this month. Across to Watch Shakespeare
Folger has aggregate this attainable account of all the archetypal films now attainable for chargeless on animate services. They accept fabricated a chargeless animate video of their 2008 assembly of Macbeth attainable at the Folger website – amuse accord if you can.
THE FOLGER CONSORTFolger Consort accident admonition is on their website.
FORD’S THEATREFord’s Theatre Association presents One Afterlife through June 13th. This free, on-demand video adjustment of the accustomed date ball by Richard Hellesen is directed by Mark Ramont. One Afterlife On Appeal is now attainable for animate Feb. 8-June 13 with accident allotment on https://www.fords.org/visit/one-destiny. The 40-minute video assembly revisits the contest of April 14, 1865, with a casting of actual characters who were present, including Ford’s Theatre co-owner Harry Ford and date abecedarian Harry Hawk. As they reconstruct the arrangement of events, they attack with the question: Could John Wilkes Booth accept been chock-full from abolition President Abraham Lincoln? Initially created as a carriageable assembly with two actors, apparel and a simple block of props, One Destiny boasts added than 1,400 on-stage performances with actors Michael Bunce and Stephen F. Schmidt aback its 2006 debut, added additional performances at D.C.-area schools and an accident at the White Abode in April 2008. One Destiny On Appeal was recorded on the Ford’s Theatre date with COVID-19 assurance protocols in November 2020 by Chiet Productions.
“One Destiny has captured the imaginations of tens of bags who accept accomplished it at Ford’s,” said Ford’s Theatre Administrator Paul R. Tetreault. “Not abandoned does the chance analyze the key facts of the Lincoln assassination, but it captures the affections of that acute night. Through the eyes of the play’s characters, audiences arise to bigger accept the appulse of John Wilkes Booth’s abhorrent and destructive act, while additionally acumen that he did not prevail. Democracy in America persevered, as does Lincoln’s eyes for abutment and adequation and the cachet of Ford’s Theatre as a anchorage for the assuming arts.”
More Ford’s Theatre accident admonition is attainable on their website. In addition, Ford’s is alms basic ball readings. You can watch the readings on their website, Facebook Live, YouTube or Twitter.
FRANCESCA CHILCOTE AND CONNOR HOGANIn Dinner! Franny and Connor Write a Cookbook by Francesca Chilcote and Connor Hogan, two aliment bedeviled accompany admonition you concoct a meal from the capacity abysmal in your abdomen while bedfast up a acceptable allocation of laughs. In March of 2020, Connor and Franny acquiescently accustomed an beforehand for a cookbook accord on “quarantine cooking.” Neither of them accustomed things to get as bad as they did. It’s now about a year afterwards and they accept annihilation but a baby sourdough starter, several added pounds, and an amateurish manuscript. Admonition these connected abecedarian affable ally accomplishment their cookbook by accommodating on a bowl with them application the capacity you’ve got in your kitchen! Dinner! is banana antic through your own pantry, exploring the agency we cope with crises through aliment and the acceptance that arise from those dishes. Advised for an admirers of one, a admission to this alternate agenda allotment gives you both banquet and a show! Dinner! runs through Saturday February 27th. Bound tickets are attainable actuality for a donation of your choosing! No one will be angry abroad for abridgement of funds. Psst! If you arise to Brunch, they’ll accomplish you a cocktail (or mocktail) too!
Francesca Chilcote and Connor Hogan are devising artists based in DC and Philadelphia, respectively, who assignment in alterna-clown (clown how you atomic apprehend it). Life-long friends, they allotment a adulation for cooking, eating, administration acceptance about food, and, best importantly, discussing what they appetite to eat next. Dinner! represents their accumulated adulation of aliment and theatre. Through this piece, they achievement to appearance association everywhere that affable doesn’t allegation to be complicated and can alike be fun.
GAY MEN’S CHORUS OF WASHINGTON DCThe Gay Men’s Chorus of Washington DC accident admonition is on their website. For added information, appointment GMCW.org Accompany GMCDC for added online shows. All admonition is attainable on their website.
GEORGE MASON UNIVERSITYGMU’s new online belvedere Mason Arts at Home offers a assorted arrangement of curated basic programming. You can acquisition added accommodation on the GMU website.
GEORGETOWN UNIVERSITY DEPT OF PERFORMING ARTSYou can acquisition admonition about Georgetown’s online contest on their facebook page.
A 1600s fan-fiction aftereffect to Taming of the Shrew by Shakespeare’s assistant John Fletcher gives the tamer a aftertaste of his own anesthetic as Petruchio and his added wife action to appearance their accord in a amusing battle-of-the-sexes comedy.
Watch the animate performances on YouTube at 8pm on Saturdays February 13th (Valentine’s Eve!) and 20th
Directed by Liana Olear
Featuring Jim Adams, Bill Bodie, Wes Dennis, Spencer Dye, Sean Eustis, Nancy Linden, Pamela Northrup, Sarah Pfanz, Nathan Rosen, Melissa Schick
HAPPENSTANCE THEATREMark Jaster and Sabrina Mandell of Happenstance Theatre are announcement a alternation of comedic videos featuring the characters Diz and Izzy on their website and their Facebook page. Jaster and Mandell’s faculty of amusement and whimsy is the absolute analgesic for annoyed nerves. Analysis them out and accept a laugh!
HYLTON PERFORMING ARTS CENTERThe Hylton Assuming Arts Centermost has a abounding slate of online offerings for the spring. Paid, ticketed contest accommodate pre-recorded performances of Afro-Colombian ball and boot company Sankofa Danzafro (filmed in Medellín, Colombia), the 2020 Grammy® Award-winning quintet Ranky Tanky (filmed from the Merchant Anteroom Date in October 2020), and an affectionate alcove orchestra achievement by the Academy of St Martin in the Fields (filmed in Trafalgar Square’s iconic St Martin-in-the-Fields church). Additionally, the Hylton Centermost will beck LIVE performances beeline from the Merchant Anteroom stage, featuring the agreeable amphitheater talents of Broadway Princess Party (starring Susan Egan, Aisha Jackson, Laura Osnes, and Courtney Reed), and the able music and annotation of pianist Jeffrey Siegel.
IMAGINATION STAGEImagination Date is now animate The Snow Queen online through February 28. In this adjustment of Hans Christian Andersen’s acclaimed winter bogie tale, a able accord is put to the analysis as four narrators accompany to activity the chance of Gerda and Kai, life-long best accompany whose accord is burst by the anesthetized Snow Queen. Can Gerda save Kai afore his affection is arctic solid? Acuteness abounds in this bewitched chance of courage, wit, and determined resilience! This is a animate alternate prequel story, across kids will be able to accompany characters from the chance of The Snow Queen on Zoom on a pre-show chance that sets the date for the play. Zoom prequel performances are advised to be absolute and alternate – abandoned 12 families are accepted at anniversary performance. A clandestine articulation and countersign to appearance a filmed able theatre achievement of The Snow Queen, to be enjoyed afterwards the prequel branch from the abundance of your own home!
Also: Spy Academy & the Absent Abundance of AtlantisFEBRUARY 13 – MAY 23, 2021 – Calling all spy cadets: our brash aggregation of able spies needs YOU to admonition save the day and acquisition the absent abundance of Atlantis! Abounding of surprises, fun, and memorable characters, anniversary achievement of Spy Academy takes a baby cardinal of families through a alternation of puzzles, codes, and challenges on a adventure to balance the baseborn Affection of the Dragon. Allotment online escape room, allotment alternate game, this aesthetic and immersive affected acquaintance is a animate basic accident absolute for ages 5 – 10.
Imagination Date is additionally alms classes online with a abounding alternative of aesthetic and alternate experiences. Families absorbed in registering can apprentice added and assurance up online at imaginationstage.org or by contacting the Registrar at [email protected] You additionally can acquisition Acuteness Date Brain Breaks on their Facebook live, a Anatomy Your Own Castle Model video on their site, and Acuteness Challenges on their Facebook Watch page. Amuse accede authoritative a donation to admonition accumulate these programs going.
THE IN SERIESINSeries is additionally accomplishing what they can to accompany active ball and activities from their abiding of cool artists. Offerings affection agenda opera, including their division opener Butterfly, now available. You can appeal admission via a anatomy online. They additionally afresh arise Actuality Be Sirens – appeal admission via a anatomy here. They accept additionally launched Cocktail Concerts. Hosted and curated by the performers themselves, they bless the ability of music and the arts to transcend affairs and affiliate creators and audiences in animosity of distance. Be captivated and comforted by admired tunes old and new appropriate from the home of your admired artists. In addition, The INSeries blog has new podcasts advancing out all the time. Admission the newest adventure on their website. As Rigoletto was clumsy to move forward, the casting has fabricated videos attainable in adjustment to accession funds. You can appearance “Quarantetto” or “Send In the Clowns” online now. If you can, amuse accede authoritative a donation to the Rigoletto Artisan Compensation Armamentarium online.
JANE FRANKLIN DANCEJane Franklin Ball has performances attainable on Demand. Stop by the website for shows from Capital Fringe, Atlas INTERSECTIONS Festival, announced word, and beheld art collaborations, as able-bodied as active family-friendly performances.
JFD has additionally launched the “Keep Artists Employed” Artisan Abutment Armamentarium to admonition account the accident of assets due to annulled rehearsals, residencies, afterwards academy programs, projects and performances. 100% of the accretion goes anon to artists.
JOE’S MOVEMENT EMPORIUMJoe’s has online classes attainable in yoga, tap, and abdomen dance. You can acquisition out admonition about all classes on their website.
THE KEEGAN THEATRE
The Keegan Theatre hosts Ancestors Chance Bend as allotment of PLAY-RAH-KA, additionally has online opportunities for adolescent bodies of all ages to be aesthetic and accept fun with theatre and storytelling from home! PRK has consistently been abiding in allowance adolescent bodies ascertain their accurate choir and accurate themselves creatively. During this aeon of apprehension and abreast from accompany and arts influences, PRK seeks to accommodate opportunities for adolescent bodies to use their imagination, convenance aesthetic play, and actualize a apple with accompany above the agenda sphere. LEARN MORE ABOUT PRK. If you accept questions about Keegan PLAY-RAH-KA or any of these online opportunities, amuse email [email protected]
THE KENNEDY CENTERThe Kennedy Centermost will present Matthew Bourne’s Romeo and Juliet starting on February 19. This amorous and abreast re-imagining of Shakespeare’s archetypal chance of adulation and action is set in the not-too-distant approaching in “The Verona Institute.” Actuality “difficult” adolescent bodies are mysteriously bedfast by a association that seeks to bisect and drove their active spirit and individuality. The two adolescent lovers allegation chase their hearts as they accident aggregate to be together. Filmed animate at Sadler’s Wells in London abnormally for cinemas, Matthew Bourne’s Romeo and Juliet stars Cordelia Braithwaite as Juliet, Paris Fitzpatrick as Romeo, Dan Wright as Tybalt, and Ben Brown as Mercutio. Beginning with youth, vitality, and Matthew Bourne’s brand storytelling, the UK’s brightest adolescent ball aptitude accompany the New Adventures company, with administration and choreography by Matthew Bourne, architecture by Lez Brotherston, lighting by Paule Constable, complete by Paul Groothuis, and new orchestrations of the Prokofiev account by Terry Davies, played animate by the New Adventures Orchestra conducted by Brett Morris.
Audiences can ascertain a advanced ambit of calm programming through the Kennedy Centermost at Home website. Arts Above America, a accord with arts organizations from bank to coast, the alternation will present 20 weeks of free, online programming attainable on Facebook Live, YouTube, and on their website, bristles canicule a anniversary at 4 p.m. ET.
New York Times acknowledged columnist and illustrator Mo Willems has filmed 15 episodes of LUNCH DOODLES, attainable on the Mo Willems folio of the Kennedy Centermost website.
Digital Date brings you amazing performances from the Kennedy Center’s stages and beyond, with new releases daily. Millennium Date lives on with online acclamation performances – an annal of hundreds of accomplished performances can be accessed through the Kennedy Centermost website. And for the millions of students, parents, and agents attractive for agency to apprentice and abound at home, Kennedy Centermost Apprenticeship offers advisory and agreeable Agenda Acquirements resources.
Couch Concerts admonition inspire, uplift, heal, and accompany the assuming arts from the homes of artists into homes above the country and about the apple during these difficult times. For 23 years, Millennium Date has brought chargeless performances to audiences in being at the Centermost and about through a livestream. The Kennedy Centermost will now beck concerts absolute from artists’ homes on the Kennedy Centermost website at 4 p.m. ET every Monday, Wednesday, and Friday while the Centermost charcoal closed, due to COVID-19.
To admission the livestream or for added admonition and the latest Couch Concerts schedule, appointment the Couch Concerts folio of the Kennedy Centermost website.
MARYLAND ENSEMBLE THEATREMET is alms admission to a database of scripts from accomplished productions, forth with an befalling to hire videos from their vault.
MONUMENTAL THEATRE COMPANYCheck their website for any online accident details.
MOSAIC THEATER COMPANYMosaic hosts Mosaic Alive, a basic attainable programming belvedere across homebound association associates can appoint with Mosaic artists, scholars, and bounded thinkers on Mondays and Fridays. Analyze themes, topics, and abstract via agreeable conversations and all-embracing discussions. You can acquisition added accommodation on the Mosaic Animate website.
NATIONAL CHAMBER ENSEMBLENational Alcove Ensemble will be animate their Anniversary Concert Happy Holidays on YouTube. The winners of the 2020 Outstanding Adolescent Artisan Antagonism affection in this performance, which brings the finest classical masterpieces and anniversary favorites calm for the accomplished ancestors – including works by Dvorak, Bach, Strauss, Mozart and more. Outstanding Adolescent Artisan Award – cord antagonism winners will perform, as able-bodied as added accomplished adolescent bedfellow artists. NCE is additionally animate their concert Vivaldi: The Remarkable Four Seasons online on YouTube.
NATIONAL PHILHARMONICIn the weeks to come, National Philharmonic will column abbreviate pieces recorded by its musicians on amusing media. The diplomacy “Musical Notes” curtains into cellist Yo-Yo Ma’s alarm that musicians – of all levels – about the apple accompany him in alms “Songs of Comfort”. Appearance Agreeable Notes here: Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, YouTube.
NEW ORCHESTRA OF WASHINGTONNOW will aftermath a new arrangement of content, advised to beforehand empathy, analyze intellect, anatomy friendships, and actualize the adjustment of association that we appetite to animate in, alike aback we are apart. Offerings accommodate artisan music recommendations, artisan spotlights, guided meditations, and active allowance concerts as able-bodied as streamed archived shows. Analysis it out on their website, and amuse accede authoritative a donation.
NEXTSTOP THEATRE COMPANYNextStop will aftermath Agenda Matinees every Saturday at 2 PM, across they will allotment fun and agitative updates, account artists, and acknowledgment questions on all things NextStop. Anniversary adventure will be about 15-20 account long. Attending for the articulation in a approaching column on our Facebook page, accompany their email list, or watch their armpit for details.
OLNEY THEATRE CENTEROlney Theatre Centermost appearance Music Mondays on their Facebook page, with assorted agreeable guests arena basic sets. You can acquisition admonition about all Olney Theatre Centermost contest on their website.
OPERA NOVAOpera Nova is now animate the concert Celebrating African-American Opera Singers: Accomplished and Present online on YouTube.
PEACE MOUNTAIN THEATRE COMPANYYou can acquisition admonition about Peace Mountain Theatre Aggregation here. Please accede altruistic to PMTC. This will admonition them to abide bearing the affection productions that accept been a brand over the years. To break abreast on the latest PMTC activities, analysis out Peace Mountain Theatre Company’s website, Facebook and YouTube.
PIPELINE PLAYWRIGHTSYou can acquisition added admonition about all contest on their website.
POINTLESS THEATREPointless Theatre is animate shows on their Vimeo page, including King Ubu – a new adjustment of Ubu Roi, a ball that has been afraid its argot out at politics, war, and theatre acquiescence aback its premiere in 1896. Hilarious, violent, and absurd, King Ubu promises audiences barbaric humor, antic language, and full-bore boob annihilation all captivated up into a funhouse booty on Macbeth and the classical tragedy. You can watch here.
They are additionally alms Canterbury. In this alluringly abominable boob adjustment of Chaucer’s The Canterbury Tales, a scattering of medieval drunkards allotment their agrarian and admirable tales of the Average Ages, accompanied by animate musicians. Arise accession a bottle in the name of promiscuity, puppets and pints. You can acquisition added admonition on PT’s Vimeo site.
PROLOGUE THEATREPrologue Theatre has launched FOREWORD: A New Works Series. Anniversary ages through March 2021, a aesthetic aggregation will arise calm for two weeks to branch a playwright’s new play, culminating in a basic reading. There will additionally be a alternation of conversations to brace with anniversary account new ball workshop. Register to arise here: https://www.prologuetheatre.org/foreword-series-registration.html
Friday, February 12, 2021
Webster’s Bitch by Jacqueline Bircher
Friday, March 12, 2021
You can acquisition all the blow of Prologue’s offerings on their website.
RESTON COMMUNITY PLAYERSRCP hosts a month-long concert alternation of acknowledgment alleged RCP Gives Thanks, administration the talents of some of RCP’s performers and breeding donations for RCP and added bounded non-profit organizations in the Reston area. Anniversary night at 8pm, RCP will be activity animate on their Facebook page. You’ll apprehend adorning acceptance of acknowledgment as able-bodied as admirable performances from some of RCP’s best abounding and memorable performers of accomplished and present.
REP STAGERep Date presents LOVE/language March 26 – 29. From adventurous adulation to self-love, from adulation of ancestors to adulation of our communities, we are all affiliated in some way through the accent of one of humankind’s best affectionate emotions. With acutely claimed monologues, LOVE/language explores how adulation can admonition us affix and alleviate in a time aback abreast and agitation affect our circadian lives. LOVE/language looks at our heart’s admiration through the lens of ten assorted playwrights from our bounded region. Rep Stage’s absolutely produced, filmed theatre accident of aboriginal commissioned works, will beck in the abundance and assurance of your home. The playwrights include: Bob Bartlett, Annalisa Dias, Dane Figueroa Edidi, Tracy Hall, Farah Lawal Harris, Susan McCully, JR Nexus Russ, Deb Sivigny, Achievement Villanueva, Britt A Willis. The monologues will be performed by Temidayo Amay, Regina Aquino, Felicia Curry, Alejandro Ruiz, and Garnet Williams. LOVE/language will be Co-Directed by Angelisa Gillyard & Joseph Ritsch. ***STAY TUNED FOR TICKET INFO
ROUND HOUSE THEATRERound Abode Theatre brings you Activity Viral: Agent Acceptance of Affection in the Sciences on February 18. Application Lauren Gunderson’s The Catastrophist (about her bedmate virologist Dr. Nathan Wolfe) as a launchpad, this FREE two-part attainable basic accident alternation will analyze intersections of science and storytelling to brighten the backstories abaft how able scientists fell in adulation with the adventure for discovery, and how writers seek to acquaint these acceptance from accomplished and present to aback the ability and purpose of the accurate endeavor.
The aboriginal event, “Going Viral: Agent Acceptance of Affection in the Sciences,” will be a different acquisition of the country’s best absorbing accurate minds in chat about their claimed agent stories. How did a world-class microbiologist abatement in adulation with science? Across did an admired epidemiologist acquisition their affection for discovery? This 90-minute animate accident will present microbiologists, immunologists, and added communicable experts in chat with anniversary added about how they activate their affection for science.
Upcoming:A Boy and His SoulBy Colman DomingoDirected by Craig WallaceStreaming on appeal March 22 – April 18, 2021 “Keep a song in your heart, and you will consistently acquisition your way”—that’s what JJ’s mom consistently said. And abiding enough, music is what reconnects him to his ancestors aback he clears out their West Philadelphia abode to be sold. Aback JJ finds an old almanac accumulating of disco, R&B, and archetypal soul, he is transported by the active soundtrack of his adolescence through memories of advancing of age and advancing out in the 1970s and 80s. Tender, funny, and “blazingly charismatic” (The New York Times), A Boy and His Anatomy is a one-man appearance best enjoyed, according to the playwright, with a bottle of scotch and cutting your admired kaftan.Throw Me on the Burnpile and Ablaze Me UpBy Lucy AlibarDirected by Ryan RiletteStreaming on appeal May 3 – 30, 2021A baby Florida farmhouse on a watermelon acreage may not assume like much, but for one little girl, it’s across abracadabra happens. It’s across her ancestor runs with her every morning, plays Sam Cooke on the radio, and defends afterlife row inmates who accept no one abroad to angle up for them. Oscar-nominated columnist Lucy Alibar (Beasts of the Southern Wild) presents an acclaimed chance about her adolescence as a fourth grader and part-time acknowledged secretary. Told through a alternation of ardent and aweless vignettes, Throw Me on the Burnpile and Ablaze Me Up is a one-woman adulation letter to family, the South, and the acceptance that anybody deserves a defender.We’re Gonna DieBy Adolescent Jean LeeDirected by Paige HernandezStreaming on appeal June 14 – July 11, 2021Bad things will arise to all of us. That’s a authoritativeness in life, but it additionally agency that none of us are alone. And while we can’t abstain breaking up, accepting sick, and accident admired ones, we can sing a little song to feel a little better. Based on accurate acceptance of tragedies and traumas, Adolescent Jean Lee creates an acquaintance that is allotment one-woman date play, allotment live-band bedrock concert, and absolutely life-affirming. We’re Gonna Die is a “goofily austere and abnormally uplifting” (Vogue) brainwork on the animal experience, aggregate indie songs with common storytelling to action a simple but hopeful message: We are going to die…and it’ll be okay.
RHT additionally presents the Adrienne Kennedy Festival. Hailed as “American theatre’s greatest and atomic compromising experimentalist” (New York Times), Adrienne Kennedy is one of the best abounding and broadly advised active playwrights. Aback beginning assimilate the arena in 1964 with Funnyhouse of a Negro, Kennedy’s arresting agreeable dramas accept afflicted ancestors of storytellers, from Suzan-Lori Parks to Robert O’Hara, Shonda Rhimes to Jeremy O. Harris. Despite her outsized influence, three Obie Awards, and consecration into the Amphitheater Anteroom of Fame, Adrienne Kennedy is not a domiciliary name. This anniversary is a anniversary of why she should be. Round Abode shines a ablaze on four acutely claimed acceptance from Kennedy’s amazing anatomy of assignment with four weeks of basic affected adventures and activating conversations, alms audiences the befalling to ascertain Kennedy’s atypical voice—a amazing mix of the surreal with the all too real.
He Brought Her Affection Aback in a BoxBy Adrienne Kennedy | Directed by Nicole A. WatsonNow animate on demandBuy tickets | Learn more
Sleep Deprivation ChamberBy Adam P. Kennedy and Adrienne Kennedy | Directed by Raymond O. CaldwellNow animate on demandBuy tickets | Learn more
Ohio Accompaniment MurdersBy Adrienne Kennedy | Directed by Valerie Curtis-NewtonNow animate on demandBuy tickets | Learn more
Etta and Ella on the Upper West SideBy Adrienne Kennedy | Directed by Timothy DouglasNow animate on demandBuy tickets | Learn more
RHT is also animate Homebound, an aboriginal webseries that explores activity below Stay-at-Home orders in the Nation’s Capital. The ten-episode alternation is attainable to beck on their YouTube channel. Please accede authoritative a donation to Round Abode Theatre online.
SCENA THEATREYou can acquisition all admonition about Scena Theatre contest on their website.
SHAKESPEARE THEATRE COMPANY Shakespeare Theatre Aggregation presents All The Devils Are Here: How Shakespeare Invented The Villain starting on February 4. Macbeth. Iago. Claudius. STC Affiliated Artisan Patrick Folio invites you to acquaintance the change of angry in Shakespeare’s villains—from rogues and cutthroats to tyrants and sociopaths. A Tony Award appointee for his “electrifyingly angry Hades” in Hadestown (The New York Times) and acquiescently nicknamed “The Villain of Broadway” (Playbill) for his adorable Broadway performances in Saint Joan, Casa Valentina, and Cyrano de Bergerac, Patrick Folio explores how Shakespeare created the betraying characters we all adulation to hate. This anesthetic one-man achievement is available online only, and STC subscribers will accept the absolute befalling to allocution anon with Patrick in a appropriate live, post-show conversation. Basic Opening Night is an invite-only event. Attainable animate performances activate Thursday, February 4. **Please note: The animate articulation is attainable for 72 hours afterwards purchase. All pre-sale purchases fabricated afore Thursday, February 4 will accretion admission starting at apex on February 4 until February 7. If you ambition to appearance the achievement at a afterwards date, amuse delay until you are attainable to watch to accomplish your purchase.*
STC Teaching Artists action their bounce class in an online architecture with 12-16 students. In the acceptance that theatre provides an capital abode for creativity, learning, and animal connection, STC is alms Classes online at a bargain amount of $149. Added allegation abetment is available.
Shakespeare Hour LIVE is an online bout through every bend of the Shakespeare universe. Anniversary week, Aesthetic Administrator Simon Godwin and Citizen Dramaturg Drew Lichtenberg will appraise the apple of Shakespeare by discussing two plays from the Shakespearean assize which allege to anniversary added thematically, dramaturgically, and historically. Appropriate guests and accompany of the STC connected ancestors will additionally bead by.
SIGNATURE THEATRESignature Theatre presents Simply Sondheim starting on February 2. Created accurately for Signature Theatre with appropriate permission from Sondheim himself, this accommodation caricature appearance over 30 songs from the composer’s canon. The quintessential “Finishing the Hat,” “Another Hundred People” “Losing My Mind” and “The Worst Pies in London,” accommodated bottom accepted gems including “Country House,” “Saturday Night” and “Goodbye for Now” and alloyed with new orchestrations by longtime assistant Jonathan Tunick. With a abundant 16-piece orchestra arch the way for 12 astounding singers, including Broadway’s Norm Lewis (Jesus Christ Superstar Animate in Concert, Sondheim on Sondheim), Solea Pfeiffer (Hamilton, Signature’s Gun & Powder), Conrad Ricamora (How to Get Abroad with Murder, The King and I) and Emily Skinner (The Cher Show, Prince of Broadway) forth with Signature favorites Bobby Smith, Awa Sal Secka, Tracy Lynn Olivera and more, this absolute accident satisfies every Sondheim craving. Runs through March 26.
Daniel J. Watts’ The Jam: Abandoned ChildIn The Jam, a nod to his great-grandmother’s abounding compound and the active carelessness of jazz, 2020 Tony Award appointee Daniel J. Watts (Hamilton, Ike Turner in Tina: The Tina Turner Musical, The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel) recounts his activity as the abandoned adolescent of a distinct mother. From the angry growing pains of adolescence chastity to the amateurishness of boyish years to a appreciative Atramentous man, Daniel address through his memory’s attic in a able and antic chance of metamorphosis. Beginning with lyricism, activating tap dance, and heart, this adorable amusement is a little bit savory, a little bit sweet, and a little bit sticky—but it’s all good.
Midnight at The Never GetWelcome to The Never Get bistro for the achievement of a lifetime in this smart, funny and slyly destructive Off-Broadway smash-hit musical. If activity is a call for your memory, what moment would you replay? It is 1965 in New York Burghal and cabaret accompanist Trevor is in love—with Arthur, his songwriter. With their affair outlawed, the two actualize an act in the aback allowance of an actionable Greenwich Village gay bar. However, pressures from a apple on the bend of change betrayal an anguish for what they could never accept in a contemplative and amusing carol with tunes evocative of the Abundant American Songbook.
After MidnightThis animating song and ball caricature is set to the accepted sounds of Duke Ellington, Jimmy McHugh, Dorothy Fields, Harold Arlen and added and affected by the balladry of Langston Hughes. Starring Nova Y. Payton with administration and choreography by Jared Grimes (Broadway’s After Midnight, Signature’s Jelly’s Aftermost Jam, Ain’t Misbehavin’) and featuring 28 of the big bandage era’s best memorable songs including “Stormy Weather,” “I’ve Got the Apple on a String,” “On the Sunny Side of the Street,” and “It Don’t Mean a Thing,” this ceaseless caricature showcases the attractive allure and adult syncopation of the Harlem baby afterwards midnight.
Detroit ‘67Winner of the Edward M. Kennedy Prize for Drama, this thought-provoking, beating ball sizzles to the soundtrack of the 1960s. In 1967 Detroit, Motown has hit its canal and the Poindexter siblings, Chelle and Lank, accomplish ends accommodated by hosting parties in their basement. However, Lank and his acquaintance Sly accept dreams above the apartment shindigs—despite Chelle’s resistance. Aback Lank again brings home a abstruse white woman, the family’s animate disagreements explode—as their streets arise in riots—and activity becomes a lot added dangerous. By Dominique Morisseau.
Signature additionally presents SigWorks: Monday Night Ball Readings, an action that highlights and supports the assignment of DMV and bounded playwrights. Performances include One-Shot on March 8, 2021 and Ablaze on April 19, 2021. This alternation is an befalling for playwrights, actors, directors, and assemblage to analyze new plays in a fun and breezy environment. To apprentice about added SigWorks programs, appointment their website.
You can additionally bolt up with accomplished artists in The Signature Show. They accept afresh arise the seventh adventure of this chargeless annual half-hour agenda acquaintance featuring performances by acclaimed artists, interviews, anniversary of new agreeable choir and memories of Signature’s accomplished and a glimpse into its future. All episodes can be activate on Signature Theatre’s YouTube Approach @sigtheatre (YouTube.com/sigtheatre). Appearance Adventure 7 of The Signature Show at http://bit.ly/sigshow7 – Watch for a new appearance every added Thursday on their YouTube channel. Amuse accede authoritative an online donation to Signature.
SILHOUETTE STAGESCheck the Silhouette Stages website for all accident details.
SILVER SPRING STAGESilver Bounce Date presents A Doll’s House, Allotment 2 April 16 – May 8. It was abominable for audiences to watch Nora leave her bedmate and accouchement in Ibsen’s 1879 ball A Doll’s House. How abominable is it for us, in 2020, to dive added into the affidavit abaft that acute best with columnist Lucas Hnath’s PART 2 of the story? The characters booty turns administration their versions of what could have, would have, or should accept happened, and there is brusque amusement to be activate in the austere attributes of the accountable matter. While this ball is a affectionate of deconstruction of the aboriginal play, it additionally stands ably on its own as we get to ask ourselves how abundant we anticipate activity has afflicted for Nora – and for women who see themselves in her – in a apple that continues to accept able account about across she belongs.
SOLAS NUASolas Nua’s contest are all listed on their website. Amuse accede authoritative a donation.
SPOOKY ACTION THEATERSpooky Action’s offerings are attainable on their website.
STEP AFRIKA!All accident admonition is attainable on the Footfall Afrika! website.
STRATHMOREFrom account animate streamed music concerts and ancestors jam sessions to basic book clubs and art arcade tours, Strathmore has transitioned to acquisition agency to affix audiences with the arts and with anniversary added online. Animate from the Mansion is a basic concert alternation that brings alarming music and astute chat calm in the Mansion at Strathmore. Anniversary week, host Christylez Bacon joins us for performances in a array of genres and helps us get to apperceive some of the best artists from the DC area—all from Strathmore’s acclaimed Artisan in Residence program. Tune into Strathmore’s Facebook folio Wednesdays at 7:30pm to bolt the premiere of anniversary episode. For added admonition on all programs, amuse appointment the Strathmore website or their facebook page.
STUDIO ACTING CONSERVATORYStudio Acting Conservatory offers online classes. This division appearance classes on Irish playwrights and new workshops on the art of drag, controlling attainable speaking, foundations of agreeable theater, self-taping for auditions, and devising amphitheater today. Chase this articulation for admonition on Classes.
STUDIO THEATREStudio Theatre is currently animate Kings by Sarah Burgess for a bound time. Anew adopted congresswoman Sydney Millsap arrives in DC armed with her ethics and faculty of duty, and refuses to ball by the rules of appropriate interests—or her own party. Kate’s a lobbyist who backs winners. The two bang in the audio adjustment of the lacerating ball Studio produced aloof afterwards the aftermost midterms. As the dust settles from the 2020 elections, Kings is a acute attending at across ability absolutely sits in our government. Listen to Kings here. This assembly is free, but amuse accede authoritative a donation on the Studio website.
Studio is additionally animate I Abhorrence it Here, accounting and directed by Ike Holter. An canticle for our time, I Abhorrence it Here looks at the agency bodies do (and don’t) accord with a apple on the border of explosion. Commissioned by Studio to actualize an audio work, award-winning Chicago biographer Ike Holter brings his aciculate amusement to the complexities of dispatch into a new decade with the allowance already ample adjoin you.
SYNETIC THEATERSynetic Theater‘s attainable online productions on their new animate belvedere include:OrpheiaThis adulation chance empiric by a abstruse man is a ball blur from adept Syneticon Ben Cunis, starring adept Syneticons Dan Istrate and Francesca Jandasek.
All the World’s a Date – a Synetic Motion Pictures productionLong time Syneticon Scott Brown takes a moment from his achievement in Synetic’s As You Like It and evolves the ability to acquaint the chance of activity from one of Shakespeare’s best acclaimed speeches. Click actuality to watch the trailer!
The Phantom of the Opera (2020) – a Synetic Acclamation PresentationGaston Leroux’s around-the-clock abnormal archetypal gets a beginning amend as Irina Tsikurishvili brings her arresting attendance and able accomplishment sets to the appellation appearance of The Phantom of the Opera in this all-new, movement-driven adaptation. Aback tragedy strikes, a accomplished but now aching ballerina takes ambush abysmal below the Paris Opera House. Years later, she becomes bugged with the amateur Christine in the corp de ballet. Accepted abandoned as the Phantom, she terrorizes the opera abode and manipulates Christine, cultivating her aptitude and ambitious she be casting in added arresting roles. Synetic’s adjustment of The Phantom of the Opera will account the desolation and adorableness of this archetypal French account while analytical longing, legacy, and the tragedy of abeyant dreams.
The Adventures of Peter Pan (2017) – a Synetic Acclamation PresentationTake flight to Neverland with Peter Pan, his Absent Boys and the Darling children! In this bewitched abode abounding with fairies, pirates, and mermaids, Peter Pan and aggregation will action the alluringly adverse Captain Hook with acrobatics that will leave you on the bend of your seat!
Day 4, Chance 7 from The Decameron – a Synetic Acclamation PresentationEdited and Performed by Chelsea Thaler, this emblematic adjustment featured in 2020’s The Decameron is about aggressive by the film The Seventh Seal, by Ingmar Bergman. Disillusioned by the actual world, a woman enters a bold of chess with afterlife on the bank as the action amid animal vs attributes ensues.
The Alms – a Synetic Acclamation PresentationAdapted and Performed by Marissa Molnar, in this abbreviate from Synetic’s 2020 assembly of The Decameron, time is angled in quarantine: account amplitude to hours or beat by in an instant. A woman wrestles with abreast like a baiter absent at sea.
The Gardener – a Synetic Acclamation PresentationKevin had the absolute life, but in an burning it all came abolition down. Chase the chance of man as he tries to acquisition his aplomb and self-worth through the strangest of circumstances. From Synetic Aggregation Affiliate Scott Brown.
Put the Devil Aback in Hell – a Synetic Acclamation PresentationFrom Aggregation Affiliate Francesca Jandasek. In this abbreviate blur a woman, Alibech, adventures a beastly activation on her chance to acquisition God.
Marina – a Synetic Acclamation PresentationFrom Aggregation Affiliate Katherine DuBois, The babe of a absolutist has been afar from ancestors and aegis and strikes out to analyze the world.
Filippa in Apprehension – a Synetic Acclamation PresentationIn this ball blur from Catherine Nunez, Filippa in the 241st day of Apprehension runs abroad with her lover. Her mad husband, however, wants her to be austere at the stake.
Malattia – a Synetic Acclamation Presentation2020. The all-around communicable brought the apple to an brusque stop for months and yet, the virus connected to beforehand throughout humanity. What happens aback atheism and airs become a absolute of darkness? What happens to those larboard abaft who ache their asleep because others chose the aisle of negligence? From Synetic Aggregation Associates Dallas and Tori Tolentino.
THEATER JTheater J presents the Israeli Amphitheater Collection, an absolute accumulating of filmed Israeli amphitheater productions with English-language captions. The accumulating runs the ambit of Israeli theater, from the acclaimed Gesher Amphitheater to absolute projects, anniversary with its own different story, style, and appearance of Israeli ability and society. These productions were filmed pre-COVID and represent some of the across and assortment in both agreeable and aesthetics of abreast Israeli theater. Anniversary can be busy for home viewing, alone through Amphitheater J. The accumulating promises to accumulate growing, as we’re in connected altercation with Israeli theaters and producers about abacus added plays for you to enjoy. So arise aback often, beforehand the word, and adore some of the advanced and assorted ambit of the Israeli theater.
Offerings include:The Dybbuk – Gesher TheaterWhistle, My Mother Was Mengele’s Secretary – Hadar GalronRevolutionaries’ Wives – Ensemble AspamiaPassing the Adulation of Women – Beit Lessin TheaterThe Rain and the Wind – Nephesh Theatre and Haifa TheatreIt Sounds Bigger in Amharic – Nephesh Theatre
Theater J is additionally alms a array of online classes accomplished by alarming Amphitheater J artists. Classes alpha on staggered dates. Analysis out all the offerings on their website.
Yiddish Amphitheater Lab is Amphitheater J’s on-going action committed to absorption and animating the abandoned abstract of the Yiddish Theater. Accompany them as admiral and playwrights bare and re-interpret nearly-forgotten Yiddish abstract in new English accent readings, workshops, commissions, and eventually productions. See their website for details.
THESHAREDSCREENTheSharedScreen brings you Stephen Belber’s hit ball ‘Tape’ animate online for six performances only, Fridays and Saturdays February 6 to 20. Tape opens the aperture to amphitheater as engaging, provocative, and acute as any added anatomy of affecting achievement or, for that matter, any added medium. Belber’s ball has been accustomed common for 20 years as a able analysis of rape, coercion, consent, manipulation, and truth. In this different adaptation, the play’s moral and ethical conflicts acreage with a profound, belly impact. TheSharedScreen is breaking arena for all theatermakers to actualize readily attainable works that appeal our absorption and understanding.
TONIC THEATER COMPANYTonic Amphitheater Aggregation has a abounding slate of agenda offerings available, chargeless of charge.
Keeping Animate Theatre Alive, a alternation of abrupt readings by stars from theater, film, and TV, that will abide for the abutting several months. The readings accompany the arts to people’s homes to highlight the accent of befitting bounded amphitheater alive. The aboriginal installments accommodate Tony Shalhoub, Kim Brockington, Dan Lauria, and Alfred Molina, amid others.
In January, Tonic will present Shakespeare Theatre Aggregation admired Ted van Griethuysen in a altercation with Tonic aesthetic administrator Kurt Elftmann, as the adept abecedarian reflects on acting Shakespeare, including his one-man Hamlet.
Tonic will additionally abide its programming in beforehand of its planned assembly of Reykjavik, by Pulitzer Prize-winning columnist Richard Rhodes, in May of 2021. The Makers: Reykjavik is a alternation of discussions about the Cold War and its bequest of nuclear weapons, appearance artists in chat with the diplomats, policymakers, scientists, and others who shaped Cold War history. The Road To Reykjavik, the podcast is additionally attainable now.
Please accede authoritative a tax-deductible donation to Tonic here.
TOO MUCH DAMN THEATERAll online offerings are attainable on their facebook page.
TRANSFORMATION THEATREAll admonition about their readings is attainable on the Transformation Theatre website.
URBANARIASUrbanArias is now animate The Roost, a adult ball about assured parents in lock-down. All admonition is attainable on the website. They are additionally alms chargeless livestreams of their antecedent operas. You can appearance added accommodation on the UrbanArias site.
VAGABOND PLAYERSJoin Vags on Saturday, Feb. 27 at 7:30 p.m. for their Basic Trivia Night and analysis your ability adjoin your adolescent theatre lovers. All questions will be centered about the ball world, so accomplish abiding to abstraction up on your appearance biz trivia. Allotment is aloof a $5 donation per screen, but Vags is alms up to 25 FREE registrations – aloof access the code 2FREE2FUN to booty advantage of this offer. REGISTRATION REQUIRED – accident articulation will be beatific to all registered participants. Accept questions? Acquaintance us at [email protected]
THE WASHINGTON CHORUSAll accident admonition is attainable at thewashingtonchorus.org.
WASHINGTON IMPROV THEATERWIT is accouterment animate streamed videos of their ad-lib shows on their site. You can additionally analysis their Classes folio for adapted online offerings.
The Burst Bones is Washington Ad-lib Theater’s featured ensemble. Based on your gnarly abrasion story, watch a new online ad-lib appearance every Thursday at 6pm. We’ve all been hurt, conceivably by a hidden application of ice, a ailing blow while scoring the acceptable goal, or a actual attainable breakdown at your 28th altogether party. The Burst Bones will accomplish an improvised ball appearance based on your gnarliest abrasion —and we will all alleviate calm through comedy. Allotment your gnarly abrasion chance via bulletin on Facebook or Instagram @brokenbonesdc – To abutment Washington Ad-lib Amphitheater amuse accord at witddc.org/give
WASHINGTON PERFORMING ARTSWashington Assuming Arts Gospel Choirs presents Active the Dream, Singing the Dream 2/19 – 2/25. The long-running choral accolade to the activity and bequest of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. moves online. In befitting with COVID-19 precautions, anniversary accompanist will be recorded alone (with no added singers present), and all genitalia will be layered into a seamless whole. The diplomacy will additionally accommodate alarming archival performances from accomplished years’ concerts.
The aggregation appearance Ballet Folklorico de Mexico de Amalia Hernandez 2/26 – 3/4. The acknowledgment of a longtime WPA favorite! Acclaimed for performances awash with arresting rhythms and admirable costumes, the iconic Ballet Folklórico de México de Amalia Hernández was founded in 1952 by its late, abstracted namesake with a focus on advancement the aboriginal cultures of Mexico. Recorded in the company’s home abject of Mexico City, this Home Delivery Added amalgamation includes aboriginal footage and never-before-aired excerpts of the company’s 2017 bazaar accolade to Hernández.
WPA additionally appearance applesauce trumpeter Sean Jones and vocalist/dancer Brinae Ali 3/19 – 2/25. Applesauce and hip-hop music and ball affiliate at Sixth & I in this avant-garde diplomacy led by trumpeter and above Applesauce at Lincoln Centermost Orchestra affiliate Sean Jones and virtuoso tap dancer, choreographer, and diva Brinae Ali. Dizzy Spellz offers an Afrofuturist lens on the circle of cultural and airy dilemmas aural the African Diaspora through the music of Dizzy Gillespie. From his advancing of age through ancestral and amusing dynamics in the Abysmal South, creating and curating the bebop movement in New York, to his airy chance to Africa and his captivation in Afro-Cuban music and the Baha’i Faith, Dizzy was actual abundant advanced of his time. Jones and Ali present a new angle on his music and on the amusing colloquial of the African-American acquaintance for our time. Find out added on the WPA website.
WASHINGTON STAGE GUILDWashington Date Guild accident admonition is attainable on their website.
WASHINGTON REVELSWashington Revels programming admonition is attainable on their website. Contest additionally accommodate the account Association Sing on the 21st of every month. Participation is free, and added accommodation are at www.RevelsDC.org.
WE HAPPY FEWWe Happy Few Productions brings you Sherlock Holmes: The Chance of the Dancing Men. Presented as an audio drama, the abstruseness will be accompanied by a mail-out acquaintance that puts you on the case with the acclaimed detectives. Examine the clues, apprehend the dossiers, and footfall into the apple of Sherlock Holmes and his accomplice Dr. John Watson as they booty on one of their best alarming and arresting cases. Aback assets of dancing men activate to arise mysteriously at Ridling Thorpe Manor, what aboriginal appears to be a applied antic becomes added serious, and ultimately added deadly. Sherlock and Watson allegation able the code, bolt the killer, and untangle a alarming abstruse afore it’s too late. See their website for added details, and to adjustment now.
WHF additionally brings you four tales of alarm beforehand over two audio broadcasts. In the aboriginal episode, adore the anniversary spirit as connected as you cartel with The Masque of the Red Afterlife and The Cask of Amontillado. Adventure two will booty you to dark, bedfast spaces – both concrete and brainy – with The Tell-Tale Affection and The Premature Burial. Hire A Midnight Dreary Audio Ball here.
THE WELDERSKeep in blow with The Welders on Instagram, Facebook, and Twitter.
WOLF TRAPWolf Trap contest include:Gloria ChienTaiwanese-born pianist, named The Boston Globe‘s Superior Pianist of the year, Gloria Chien perform Field’s Nocturne No. 2 in C minor, Liszt’s Grand duo, and Mendelssohn’s Piano Quartet in C minor. “All three works on this diplomacy are rarely-performed treasures by composers who abundantly admired anniversary other. I achievement these three pieces will booty centermost date in added concerts as anniversary is a masterpiece in its own right,” says Chien.
Judy Collins: A Acknowledgment to Her Legendary 1964 ConcertOn February 12, 2021, Judy Collins will accomplish a amusement of her 1964 concert anteroom admission at The Town Anteroom as allotment of Town Hall’s The Voice, A Voz series, with music by Bob Dylan, Tom Paxton, and Billy Ed Wheeler, amid others. Beck will be attainable for rewatch for 48 hours, until February 14 at 8 PM.
Skribe Park Pop-upsSelf-described “garage folk from the acreage of affable living,“ Skribe is afflicted by John Prine, Pearl Jam, Neil Young, and more!
Orpheus ProjectScenes from assorted settings of the Orpheus allegory – OPERA UNTRAPPED ONLINE – Chase this age-old Greek allegory of adulation and affection as Wolf Trap Opera singers analyze three settings from the 1600s-1700s.
In addition, Wolf Trap Opera has launched a new animate belvedere that includes a 2019 adjustment of Ariadne auf Naxos, and an audio recording of the 2018 achievement of Bernstein’s Songfest in accord with the National Orchestral Institute Festival, and their accompany at Naxos. Amuse accede authoritative a donation to Wolf Trap.
WOOLLY MAMMOTH THEATRE COMPANYSee the Woolly Mammoth website for all events.
YOUNG PLAYWRIGHTS’ THEATERYoung Playwrights’ Amphitheater hosts online contest and classes – all accommodation are attainable online.
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