Photo by Teresa Castracane Photography

Jaysen Wright and Clayton Pelham, Jr. in the Olney Theatre Center & 1st Stage production of The Royale

Photo by Margot Schulman

Daniel Westbrook, Emily Whitworth and Alex Turner in Imagination Stage's The Very Hungry Caterpillar Show

Photo by Margot Schulman

Valerie Leonard, Helen Hedman, Catherine Flye and Brigid Cleary in Signature Theatre's Escaped Alone

Photo by Jeri Tidwell Photography

Ashley Johnson-Moore in Toby's Dinner Theatre's The Bodyguard

Photo by DJ Corey Photography

Rex Daugherty in Solas Nua's The Smuggler

Photo by Keith Waters

Molly Rumberger, Candice Shedd-Thompson and Karen Kelleher in Creative Cauldron's Disenchanted

Photo by Margot Schulman

Aaron Shields, Brigid Cleary, Danny Bernardy, Soneka Anderson in Shear Madness at The Kennedy Center.

Photo by Scott Suchman

Doug Brown, Jefferson A. Russell, Erika Rose and Craig Wallace in Ford's Theatre's Fences

Photo by Joshua McKerrow

Stephen Kime and Ashly Fishell-Shaffer in Annapolis Shakespeare Company's Hamlet

Photo by Manaf Azzam

Kayla Warren, Kaisheem Fowler-Bryant, Sisi Reid, Jared Shamberger, Charles Franklin IV and Ezinne Elele in Theater Alliance's Day of Absence

Photo by Lock and Company

The cast of NextStop Theatre Company's Pride & Prejudice

Photo by Joan Marcus

Steven Anthony Jones and Amari Cheatom in Jitney at Arena Stage

Photo by Bruce Douglas

Derrick Truby and Karen Vincent in Adventure Theatre MTC's Elephant & Piggie's "We Are In A Play!"

Photo by Teresa Castracane Photography

Amanda Forstrom and Scott Sedar in 1st Stage's Trying

  • Mosaic TheaterCompany begins performances of THEORY this week with a Pay-What-You-Can show on Wed, October 23 at 8pm (plus they'll have 20 PWYC tix during all other previews Oct 24-27, available at the door). Additionally, check out a DIGITAL FREE-SPEECH event tonight October 21 6:30pm (address below) from partner organization NYU Washington, DC. It's a FREE policy discussion spurred by the themes surfaced by THEORY exploring digital free-speech and the lines between complicity and culpability. Discussion at NYU Washington, DC - 1307 L St NW.

  • The Rose Theatre Co's Reading Series FIRST DRAFT begins their 2019-20 Reading Series with Agatha Christie’s THE MURDER ON THE LINKS, adapted from the novel by Leslie Kobylinski. Readings on OCT 22 @ 7:30pm (Arts Club of Washington, Foggy Bottom) and OCT 23 @ 7:30PM (1st Stage, Tysons, VA). Reading cast includes Helen Hayes award-winner Christopher Lane.

  • Spooky Action Theater begins FREE readings in their New Works in Action program highlighting new plays on Sunday, October 20 3pm with “The Behavior of Other Animals” by Mark J. Costello, directed by Rebecca Wahls. A talk-back with the artists follows. Other readings follow on Oct 27 (The Storyteller), Nov 3 (Paper Dream), Nov 10 (The Guitarist, The Mamzer and The Bar Mitzvah).

  • Check out Pay-What-You-Can Previews October 18-20 (Fri & Sat @ 7pm and Sun @ 3:30pm) at The Atlas for Rorschach Theatre's site-specific production of SHE KILLS MONSTERS, a dramatic comedy about the world of fantasy role-playing games.

  • Creative Cauldron announced an open call for submissions for their "Bold New Voices Musical Theater Festival" (April 27-May 6, 2020), aimed at supporting musical theater works by women and women-identifying writers and composers. 3 to 5 new works will be selected and have their piece work-shopped and staged by professional actors and musicians throughout the festival run. One final musical will be chosen to have a fully funded production staged as part of Creative Cauldron’s 2020-2021 season. Submissions accepted NOW til January 10, 2020.

  • InterAct Story Theatre’s FREE performing arts series kicks off again Sat, October 19 at Highland Elementary School with a special performance of "Bobtail BONG BONG: A Monkey's Tail Tale." Part of the Wheaton Family Theatre Series They'll start with arts and crafts at 10:30am and a special performance of "Bobtail BONG BONG: A Monkey's Tail Tale" at 11:00am.

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