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The High Ground

Arena Stage 1101 6th St. SW, Washington

Traveling through space and time, The High Ground brings the 1921 Tulsa, Oklahoma race massacre into conversation with where the country finds itself today. This story of love and loss offers […]

$72 – $125

King Lear

Shakespeare Theatre Company Sidney Harman Hall 450 7th St NW, Washington

Caught in a carousel of memory, the head of a dysfunctional royal family grapples with power-hungry children and the threat of losing the empire he created. Patrick Page stars as […]

$55 – $135


Studio Theatre 1501 14th St. NW

Did you like The Bear? Help yourself to a serving of Clyde's, Lynn Nottage's dark comedy that takes place inside a truck-stop sandwich shop run by former convicts.

$50 – $95

Beauty and the Beast

Synetic Theater 1800 S. Bell Street, Arlington, VA

It might be Beauty and the Beast, but this is no Disney musical, and there are no talking teacups in sight. Synetic Theater's adaptation of La Belle et la Bête […]

$35 – $65

Pacific Overtures

Signature Theatre 4200 Campbell Ave., Arlington

Pacific Overtures, an ambitious musical about 19th century Japan's forced Westernization, is one of the least-performed Stephen Sondheim musicals. Catch it at Signature Theatre while you have the chance.

$40 – $76

Gloria: A Life

Theater J 1529 16th St. NW, Washington

Five decades after Gloria Steinem began raising her voice and championing the voices of others, her call for equality is as urgent as ever. Holly Twyford directs this exploration of […]


Shout, Sister, Shout!

Ford’s Theatre 511 10th St. NW

Inspired by Gayle F. Wald’s book Shout, Sister, Shout!, this new musical tells the story of Sister Rosetta Tharpe—one of America’s most influential rock, R&B and gospel crossover singers and guitarists. […]

Ben Butler

Washington Stage Guild 900 Massachusetts Ave NW, Washington

A Union general, who was a lawyer before the Civil War, commands a fort in not-yet-seceded Virginia. When a runaway enslaved man arrives making a plea for sanctuary, whose laws […]

Sometimes the Rain, Sometimes the Sea

Atlas Performing Arts Center 1333 H St. NE, Washington

Once upon a time, a rain cloud fell in love with a human. Dolan, who bears an uncanny resemblance to author Hans Christian Andersen, tries to tell this simple and […]

$5 – $45

Baseball: America’s Home Run

Smithsonian National Postal Museum 2 Massachusetts Ave. N.E., Washington

America’s national pastime is the star of this exhibit, which showcases how baseball has been depicted in stamps and other memorabilia throughout history.