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Your guide to the theatrical events now onstage in the Washington, DC metro area – brought to you by DC Metro Theater Arts and TodayTix.

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Disney's Beauty and the Beast

Riverside Center for The Performing Arts (Fredericksburg, VA)

September 26th-November 25th

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Beetlejuice The Musical

The National Theatre (Washington, DC)

October 4th-November 18th

PARENTAL DISCRETION IS ADVISED. Contains strong language, mature references, and a lot of the crazy, inappropriate stuff you would expect from a deranged demon.

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AIDA

Constellation Theatre Company at Source Theatre (Washington, DC)

October 11th-November 18th

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The Fall

Studio Theatre (Washington, DC)

October 14th-November 18th

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Actually

Theater J at Arena Stage (Washington, DC)

October 17th-November 18th

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Illyria, or What You Will

Avant Bard (Arlington, VA)

October 18th-November 19th

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The Changeling

Brave Spirits Theatre (Alexandria, VA)

October 18th-November 18th

A note about content: The staging and discussion of this play will engage with depictions of sexual assault, mental illness, ableism, and self-harm. Please be advised that gunfire will be used in the show.

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Cabaret

Vagabond Players (Baltimore, MD)

October 19th-November 18th

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Sing To Me Now

Rorschach Theatre at Atlas Performing Arts Center (Washington, DC)

October 19th-November 18th

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Sweat

Everyman Theatre (Baltimore, MD)

October 23rd-November 25th

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King John

Folger Theatre (Washington, DC)

October 23rd-December 2nd

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The Agitators

Mosaic Theater Company (Washington, DC)

October 24th-November 25th

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The Duchess of Malfi

Brave Spirits Theatre (Alexandria, VA)

October 25th-November 18th

A note about content: The staging and discussion of this play will engage with depictions of sexual assault, mental illness, ableism, and self-harm. Please be advised that gunfire will be used in the show.

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Venus in Fur

4615 Theatre Company (Silver Spring, MD)

October 25th-November 17th

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Sheila and Moby

Flying V Theatre (Bethesda, MD)

October 25th-November 18th

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East of Eden

NextStop Theatre Company (Herndon, VA)

October 25th-November 18th

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King of the Yees

Baltimore Center Stage (Baltimore, MD)

October 25th - November 18th

Content Advisory: This smart and cheeky family comedy can be appreciated by middle school audiences and up.

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The Crucible

Silver Spring Stage (Silver Spring, MD)

October 26th-November 17th

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A Chaste Maid in Cheapside

Baltimore Shakespeare Factory (Baltimore, MD)

October 26th-November 18th

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Can't Pay, Won't Pay!

NuSass Productions (Washington, DC)

10/26 - 11/18

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Anastasia

The Kennedy Center - Opera House (Washington, DC)

10/30 - 11/25

Captioned: Friday, November 9, 2018 at 7:30 PM Sunday, November 18, 2018 at 1:30 PM Sign-Interpreted: Tuesday, November 13, 2018 at 7:30 PM Friday, November 16, 2018 at 7:30 PM

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Billy Elliot The Musical

Signature Theatre (Arlington, VA)

10/30 - 1/6

Billy Elliot contains profanity, some violence, theatrical haze, strobe lights and depictions of cigarette smoking (herbal). It may not be appropriate for children under 8 (parental discretion). Signature does not admit children under 6.

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Detroit '67

The Strand Theater Company (Baltimore, MD)

11/1 - 11/18

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Things That Are Round

Rep Stage (Columbia, MD)

11/1 - 11/18

16 and older due to content and adult language

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As You Like It

The Keegan Theatre (Washington, DC)

11/1 - 12/2

Shaina Taub & Laurie Woolery’s musical adaptation

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The Toxic Avenger, The Musical

Greenbelt Arts Center (Greenbelt, MD)

11/2 - 11/24

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Songs For A New World

Spotlighters Theatre (Baltimore, MD)

11/2 - 11/25

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A Piece of My Heart

Bowie Community Theatre (Bowie, MD)

11/2 - 11/18

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Peter Pan and Wendy

Creative Cauldron (Falls Church, VA)

11/2 - 11/18

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Anything Goes

Arena Stage (Washington, DC)

11/2 - 12/23

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Cinderella

Imagination Stage (Bethesda, MD)

11/3 - 1/6

best for ages 4+

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AntiCone

Happy Theater with sorrows&songs (Washington, DC)

11/3 - 11/17

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Our Class

Georgetown University Theater & Performance Studies Program (Washington, DC)

11/8 - 11/17

CONTENT ADVISORY: Our Class contains challenging and mature subject matter, including graphic language and depictions of physical and sexual violence. Recommended for audience members 16+ years of age.

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In This Hope: A Pericles Project

The Welders Playwrights' Collective (Washington, DC)

11/8 - 12/2

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Elf The Musical

Olney Theatre Center (Olney, MD)

11/9 - 1/6

Elf the Musical will contain dry ice fog, haze, an artificial snow effect, and many bright and flashing lights.

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Sweeney Todd

Sterling Playmakers (Sterling, VA)

11/9 - 11/18

Contains dark and serious content which may not be suitable for children, including strong language and themes of violence and rape.

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Endgame

The Naval Academy's Masqueraders (Annapolis, MD)

11/9 - 11/17

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The Little Mermaid

Toby's Dinner Theatre (Columbia, MD)

11/9 - 1/13

Fog, haze and strobe effects may be used in this production.

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Washington National Opera: Silent Night

The Kennedy Center - Eisenhower Theater (Washington, DC)

11/10 - 11/25

NOTE: This performance is recommended for audience members age 12 and up.

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A Christmas Story: The Musical

Charm City Players (Baltimore, MD)

11/10 - 11/25

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Fiddler on the Roof

The Hippodrome (Baltimore, MD)

11/13 - 11/18

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Running on Glass

Venus Theatre (Laurel, MD)

11/14 - 12/9

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Cry It Out

Studio Theatre (Washington, DC)

11/14 - 12/16

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A Christmas Carol

Ford's Theatre (Washington, DC)

11/15 - 12/30

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Machinal

GMU School of Theater (Fairfax, VA)

11/15 - 11/18

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All Save One

Washington Stage Guild (Washington, DC)

11/15 - 12/9

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A Rap On Race

Spectrum Dance Theater at GMU (Fairfax, VA)

11/16/18

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Flamenco Fest: La Sobremesa

GALA Hispanic Theatre (Washington, DC)

11/16 - 11/18

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Fancy Nancy's Splendiferous Christmas

Adventure Theatre MTC (Glen Echo, MD)

11/16 - 1/1

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Jingle ARRGH the Way!

Encore Stage & Studio (Arlington, VA)

11/16 - 12/9

We recommend this musical for ages 4 and older.

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The Best Worst Thing

Gay Men's Chorus of Washington DC (Washington, DC)

11/17

one night only

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A Very Silly Vaudeville

The American Pops Orchestra (Washington, DC)

11/17

one night only

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Frankenstein

Aquila Theatre at GMU (Fairfax, VA)

11/18

one night only

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An Inspector Calls

Shakespeare Theatre Company (Washington, DC)

11/20 - 12/23

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Christmas at the Old Bull & Bush

Metro Stage (Alexandria, VA)

11/20 - 12/23

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How to Catch a Star

The Kennedy Center - Family Theater (Washington, DC)

11/21 - 12/16

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Jeffrey Higgins: A Deafening Sound (a cabaret)

Rainbow Theatre Project (Washington, DC)

11/23 - 11/24

two nights only

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Indecent

Arena Stage (Washington, DC)

11/23 - 12/30

Audio Described Saturday, December 15, 2018 at 2 p.m. Open Captioned Thursday, December 20, 2018 at 8 p.m. Saturday, December 22, 2018 at 2 p.m. Wednesday, December 26, 2018 at 7:30 p.m.

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A Christmas Carol: A Ghost Story of Christmas

Olney Theatre Center (Olney, MD)

11/23 - 12/30

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The Choir of Man

The Kennedy Center - Terrace Theater (Washington, DC)

11/23 - 11/25

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Oliver!

Laurel Mill Playhouse (Laurel, MD)

11/23 - 12/16

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A Christmas Story

Rockville Little Theatre at Arts Barn (Gaithersburg, MD)

11/24 - 12/9

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A Christmas Carol

Annapolis Shakespeare Company (Annapolis, MD)

11/24 - 12/30

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Silver Bells

The Way Off Broadway Dinner Theatre (Frederick, MD)

11/24 - 12/22

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A Charlie Brown Christmas with The Eric Byrd Trio

The Hamilton (Washington, DC)

11/25

one night only

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A Night of Suffrage Theatre

National Women's Party (Washington, DC)

11/27

one night only

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Black Girl Magic: A Monumental Theatre Company Concert

Monumental Theatre Company (Washington, DC)

11/27

one night only

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Beautiful, The Carole King Musical

The National Theatre (Washington, DC)

11/27 - 12/30

The show is best for pop music lovers age 10 and up

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Operetta Wonderland: The Magic of Victor Herbert

The In Series performing at D.C. Scottish Rite Temple (Washington, DC)

11/28 - 12/2

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World Stages: Barbershop Chronicles

The Kennedy Center - Eisenhower Theater (Washington, DC)

11/28 - 12/1

Recommended for age 14 and up.

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Gem of The Oceam

Round House Theatre (Bethesda, MD)

11/28 - 12/23

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Holiday Celebration at Union Station with Yo-Yo Ma

Washington Performing Arts (Washington, DC)

11/29

6-10 PM

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Antigone in Ferguson

The Clarice Smith Performing Arts Center at UMD (College Park, MD)

11/29

one night only

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A Wonder In My Soul

Baltimore Center Stage (Baltimore, MD)

11/29 - 12/23

Children ages 6 and up are permitted into the theater.

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The Crater Sisters' Christmas Special

Best Medicine Rep Theater (Gaithersburg)

11/29 - 12/16

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Once Upon A Christmas Carol

Run Rabbit Run Theatre (Purcellville, VA)

11/29 - 12/9

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Les Miserables: School Edition

Ovations Theatre (Rockville, MD)

11/30 - 12/2

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A Christmas Carol

The Little Theater of Alexandria (Alexandria, VA)

11/30 - 12/16

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The Little Princess

City of Fairfax Theatre Company (Fairfax, VA)

11/30 - 12/2

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Charley's Aunt

Fells Point Corner Theatre (Baltimore, MD)

11/30 - 12/23

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The Accident Bear

Bob Bartlett Productions (Annapolis, MD)

11/30 - 12/22

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Metropolitan Ballet Theatre

The Nutcracker (Rockville, MD)

11/30 - 11/9

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The Crucible

Lumina Theatre Co. (Ellicott City, MD)

11/30 - 12/2

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Frosted: A Traditional British Panto

The British Players (Kensington, MD)

11/30 - 12/16

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Ongoing Show: Capitol Steps

Capitol Steps (Washington, DC)

Fridays and Saturdays at 7:30pm, year round

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Ongoing Show: Shear Madness

The Kennedy Center (Washington, DC)

Various Dates and Times, year round

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Brahms' German Requiem & Britten's Ballad of Heroes

The Washington Chorus (Kennedy Center)

November 18, 2018

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