Nine Night

Round House Theatre 4545 East-West Hwy., Bethesda, Bethesda, MD

Director Timothy Douglas brings Natasha Gordon’s play about the traditional Jamaican Nine Night—the days-long celebration of mourners after a family loses its matriarch. (Originally scheduled to open on Jan. 5, the play has been postponed to Jan. 13 due to COVID.)

$55 – $78

TikTok (a period piece)

Round House Theatre 4545 East-West Hwy., Bethesda, Bethesda, MD

Round House Theatre’s Teen Performance Company brings you a look inside the lives of several teen social media influencers living a life of TikTok stardom in “Vibe Villa,” where they live, work, and play.

$25

National Capital New Play Festival

Round House Theatre 4545 East-West Hwy., Bethesda, Bethesda, MD

Brought to you by Round House Theatre, comes an annual event celebrating new creators and new work by some of the country’s leading playwrights. There will be two fully staged world premieres—it’s not a trip it’s a journey and We declare you a terrorist…, part of the theatre's season—as well as readings of in development plays. Festival […]

it’s not a trip it’s a journey

Round House Theatre 4545 East-West Hwy., Bethesda, Bethesda, MD

The world premiere of Charly Evon Simpson's play about four friends on an impromptu road trip across the U.S. Together they'll grapple with being Black, femme, and American and face the difference between surviving and thriving.

$41 – $56

“We declare you a terrorist…”

Round House Theatre 4545 East-West Hwy., Bethesda, Bethesda, MD

The world premiere of Tim J. Lord's political thriller. Directed by Ryan Rilette and Jared Mezzocchi, set in Moscow during Putin’s first term and based on the Dubrovka Theater hostage crisis.

$41 – $56

Nollywood Dreams

Round House Theatre 4545 East-West Hwy., Bethesda, Bethesda, MD

A rags-to-riches rom-com set in 1990s Lagos, Nigeria. After dreaming of her big break, Ayamma finally gets the audition, but must contend with all that brings. By Jocelyn Bioh, directed by Raymond O. Caldwell.

$60 – $78