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Hot Hits

Emmy Blotnick

AMP by Strathmore
Fri. Nov 22
Emmy Blotnick is a rising star in the comedy world.

Maz Jobrani

The Kennedy Center
Fri. Jan 31, 2020
Iranian American comedian and actor Maz Jobrani returns to the Kennedy Center.

A Chorus Line

Signature Theatre
Thru Jan. 4, 2020
This non-stop showcase with one of the largest casts in Signature history is the one singular sensation for the holiday season.

Step Afrika! Step Xplosion

Strathmore
Sun. Jan 12, 2020
Tracing step’s roots to the African American percussive traditions of patting juba, hambone, ring shout, and tap.

Sinbad

Strathmore
Fri. Dec 13
Beloved comedian and actor Sinbad has been making audiences laugh for more than three decades.

Soul Divas

Signature Theatre
Nov. 19 – 23
Signature singers honor the celebrated chanteuses whose unbelievable voices lifted our spirits.

Mark Morris Dance Group: Pepperland

The Kennedy Center
Thru Nov. 16
New production that celebrates the 50th anniversary of the Beatles’ groundbreaking album Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band.

NSO Pops: Game ON!

The Kennedy Center
Wed. Jan 8, 2020
Mesmerizing celebration of symphonic video game music in its world premiere.

A Motown Christmas

Signature Theatre
Dec. 3 – 21
The holidays get a smooth new groove when delivered motown style in a fun, upbeat and soulful yuletide treat.

Washington Performing Arts: Damien Sneed

Sixth & I
Sat. Dec 7
Pianist, organist, vocalist, conductor, composer, producer, arranger, and educator Damien Sneed does it all.

Dave Koz & Friends

Strathmore
Mon. Dec 9
Koz and special guests bring the cheer like never before, performing fresh renditions of Christmas classics as well as a Hanukkah medley and hits from his catalog.

Washington Performing Arts: Kian Soltani

The Kennedy Center
Wed. Jan 22, 2020
He joins acclaimed pianist Julio Elizalde for a program that ranges from Beethoven’s spirited fifth cello sonata to Arvo Pärt’s mesmerizing Fratres.

Spotlights

WNO: Otello

The Kennedy Center
Sat. Nov 16

NSO Pops: A Holiday Pops! with Leslie Odom, Jr.

The Kennedy Center
Dec. 13 – 14

Embassy of Slovakia: Gala Holiday Concert

Embassy of Slovakia
Wed. Dec 4

Live Dangerously

National Museum of Women in the Arts
Thru Jan. 20, 2020

The Washington Chorus: A Candlelight Christmas

The Kennedy Center
Dec. 15 – 22

A Christmas Carol

Ford's Theatre
Nov. 21, 2019 – Jan. 1, 2020

Rightfully Hers: American Women and the Vote

National Archives
Thru Jan. 3, 2021

1,000 years of Sound and Movement

The Kennedy Center
Tue. Nov 19
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