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An Evening with Audra McDonaldCenter for the Arts at George Mason University
Sat. Sep 28 McDonald performs her trademark mix of hits from Broadway and the Great American Songbook.
David SedarisThe Kennedy Center
Tue. Oct 15 Award-winning humor writer and master of satire David Sedaris returns to the Kennedy Center.
A Chorus LineSignature Theatre
Oct. 29, 2019 – 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.
Whose Live Anyway?Strathmore
Sat. Oct 12 An evening of hilarious improvised comedy and song based on audience suggestions
1 Henry IVFolger Theatre
Sep. 19 – Oct. 13 Honor is a two-edged sword.
NSO Pops: An Evening with MaxwellThe Kennedy Center
Sep. 19 – 20 The multi-Grammy® winner has artfully managed to transfix music lovers for more than two decades.
National Philharmonic: Eroica & BeethovenStrathmore
Sep. 21 – 22 “Eroica” Symphony is a groundbreaking work in Beethoven’s stylistic development, bringing together classical control and romantic exuberance.
The REACH Opening FestivalThe Kennedy Center
Thru Sep. 22 Two weeks of FREE performances & activities celebrating the expansion of The Kennedy Center campus called the REACH.
Emmy BlotnickAMP by Strathmore
Fri. Nov 22 Emmy Blotnick is a rising star in the comedy world.
REMIX: The Future is FemaleSmithsonian National Portrait Gallery
Thu. Sep 26 This happy hour event is all about music, art and women celebrating women.
Tue. Sep 24 Grammy-winner Lucinda Williams performs the album Car Wheels On A Gravel Road in its entirety,
Mariinsky Ballet: PaquitaThe Kennedy Center
Oct. 8 – 13 Paquita is a glittering showcase of classical technique, dazzling tutus, and non-stop virtuosic turns.
Merce Cunningham Centennial: Compagnie Centre National de Danse Contemporaine-AngersThe Kennedy Center
Oct. 3 – 5
Kid Prince and PabloThe Kennedy Center
Oct. 19 – Nov. 3
The Four Italian TenorsCenter for the Arts at George Mason University
Sat. Oct 5
National Philharmonic: ARRIVAL FROM SWEEDEN. The Music of ABBAStrathmore
Sat. Nov 2
A Towering Task: The Story of the Peace CorpsNational Archives
Wed. Sep 25
India.Arie: The Worthy TourStrathmore
Fri. Oct 11
Washington Performing Arts: Drew PetersenThe Kennedy Center
Sat. Oct 19
Washington Performing Arts: Spektral QuartetThe Kennedy Center
Tue. Oct 29
Washington Performing Arts: Pink MartiniThe Kennedy Center
Sun. Oct 13
DEMO by Damian Woetzel: BalletXThe Kennedy Center
Oct. 25 – 26
Renée Fleming VOICES: Gavin CreelThe Kennedy Center
Thu. Oct 3
Suffragettes in the Silent Cinema and Silent Feminists: America’s First Women DirectorsNational Archives
Fri. Sep 20