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Alan Cumming: Legal ImmigrantStrathmore
Wed. Apr 24 The set list for Alan Cumming’s provocative new concert show is as eclectic and idiosyncratic as Cumming himself.
Wed. Apr 3 The master of satire and bestselling author of Me Talk Pretty One Day and other satirical gems returns with the acerbic humor, social commentary, and outlandish stories t
Monterey Jazz Festival on Tour: featuring Cécile McLorin Salvant & Christian SandsStrathmore
Thu. Mar 21 Cécile McLorin Salvant makes her triumphant return under the banner of the legendary Monterey Jazz Festival.
Ain't Misbehavin': The Fats Waller Musical ShowSignature Theatre
Feb. 23 – Mar. 10 Step into Harlem for a swinging, dancing celebration of big band and the songs of Thomas “Fats” Waller.
Nell GwynnFolger Theatre
Feb. 23 – Mar. 10 This heart-warming and hilarious look at an amazing woman of her—or any—age is “an absolute treat” (The Times).
Rosanne Cash & BandStrathmore
Fri. Mar 1 Cash’s upcoming release, She Remembers Everything, is highly anticipated follow-up to her triple Grammy winning masterpiece The River and the Thread.
ConfectionFolger Shakespeare Library
Mar. 4 – 24 Third Rail Projects’ newest immersive experience, Confection, is a rollicking rumination on opulence, inequity, and teeny-tiny desserts. In this 45-minute experience.
Masterpieces of the Oral and Intangible Heritage of HumanitySignature Theatre
Feb. 26 – Apr. 7 Heidi Thomas Writers’ Initiative work, a brutal and elegant exploration of the unifying virtue of art and what things are most worth saving when the world is collapsing.
The Triplets of Belleville Cine-ConcertStrathmore
Thu. Apr 18 The animated French feature The Triplets of Belleville & Charest are back; with Le Terrible Orchestre de Belleville, he recreates live the original score as the film itself is beamed onto the big screen.
Rain: A Tribute To The BeatlesStrathmore
Sat. Mar 2 In celebration of the 50th anniversary of the release of Abbey Road, RAIN will bring the greatest hits to life in addition to all your early favorites.
Mon. Apr 8 She will perform from her latest release of American Songbook classics, The Art of Elegance.
National Cherry Blossom Festival: March 20 - April 14, 2019Spanning nearly four weeks the festival includes parades, fireworks and performances honoring the lasting friendship between the US and Japan. Events include the Cherry Blossom Parade, Kite Festival, The Sakura Taiko Takeover at the Tidal Basin, and Petalpalozza.
WORLD STAGES: The Last SupperThe Kennedy Center
Mar. 14 – 16
Anoushka ShankarSixth & I
Sat. Mar 23
PhilharmonixSixth & I
Sat. May 4
Washington National Opera: Eugene OneginThe Kennedy Center
Mar. 9 – 29
First Chefs: Fame and Foodways from Britain to the AmericasFolger Shakespeare Library
Thru Mar. 31
New York City Ballet: 2 PROGRAMS - Works by Reisen, Balanchine & Robbins (Apr. 2, 3, 7) / New Works & New Productions (Apr. 4, 5, 6)The Kennedy Center
Apr. 2 – 7
NSO Pops: Star Wars: The Force Awakens (film with live orchestra)The Kennedy Center
Sat. Feb 23
Sir András Schiff, pianoStrathmore
Tue. Mar 5
Dr. Lonnie SmithSixth & I
Sat. Mar 16
San Francisco SymphonyThe Kennedy Center
Sat. Mar 23
Washington National Opera: FaustThe Kennedy Center
Mar. 16 – 30
National Symphony Orchestra: Baroque & BeyondThe Kennedy Center
Mar. 14 – 16