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Believe it or not, there’s some culture going on tonight—-that is, if you can get to it. If not? Put on a show! Totally simple: 1) Finish that one-act you’ve been working on (y’know, the one about the one-armed tightrope-walker); 2) cast your kids/roommates/visiting relatives in the bit parts; 3) obviously take the lead yourself; 4) and, um, I’ll take care of the sets and refreshments! Blocking begins at 3!
Failing that: Here’s what going on today, and what’s been canceled. Check back for updates.
THEATER: In the Red and Blue Water at the Studio Theatre, extended through Feb. 28, theater currently deciding whether show can go on tonight; Shear Madness at the Kennedy Center, is on; I Am My Own Wife at the Signature Theatre, canceled; Orestes, a Tragic Romp at Folger Shakespeare Library, canceled; Shakespeare Theatre Co.’s Henry V and ShakesPEERS, canceled; The Rivalry at Ford’s Theatre, is on, exchanges available for people who can’t attend; The Glass Menagerie at Rep Stage, canceled.
DANCE: Mariinsky Ballet at the Kennedy Center is on.
MOVIES: Everything’s on, unless it’s showing at a Smithsonian art musuem; they’re all closed.
MUSEUMS: Smithsonian is closed, except for Natural History and Air and Space; Phillips Collection is closed; Corcoran is closed.
MUSIC: Trey Anastasio at 9:30 Club is on; Andy Zipf at the Black Cat is on; Inlets at DC9 is canceled; Tom Williams at Blues Alley is on; Jane Birkin at La Maison Francaise is on; Up and Up open mic at Bohemian Caverns is on.