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David SedarisThe Kennedy Center
Tue. Oct 15 Award-winning humor writer and master of satire David Sedaris returns to the Kennedy Center.
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.
Emmy BlotnickAMP by Strathmore
Fri. Nov 22 Emmy Blotnick is a rising star in the comedy world.
Whose Live Anyway?Strathmore
Sat. Oct 12 An evening of hilarious improvised comedy and song based on audience suggestions
1 Henry IVFolger Theatre
Thru Oct. 13 Honor is a two-edged sword.
Cirque MeiCenter for the Arts at George Mason University
Sat. Oct 19 Direct from the People’s Republic of China, this ensemble of elite circus performers thrills the young and old alike with their amazing feats of agility, strength, and poise.
Mariinsky Ballet: PaquitaThe Kennedy Center
Oct. 8 – 13 Paquita is a glittering showcase of classical technique, dazzling tutus, and non-stop virtuosic turns.
NSO Pops: An Evening with MaxwellThe Kennedy Center
Thru Sep. 20 The multi-Grammy® winner has artfully managed to transfix music lovers for more than two decades.
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.
Tue. Oct 15 LaMontagne returns to the stage on his Just Passing Through acoustic tour.
REMIX: The Future is FemaleSmithsonian National Portrait Gallery
Thu. Sep 26 This happy hour event is all about music, art and women celebrating women.
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.
LadamaCenter for the Arts at George Mason University
Fri. Oct 4
Washington Performing Arts: Melbourne SymphonyThe Kennedy Center
Wed. Oct 16
Joe Chambers, M'BoomThe Kennedy Center
Fri. Oct 4
National Philharmonic: ARRIVAL FROM SWEEDEN. The Music of ABBAStrathmore
Sat. Nov 2
Suffragettes in the Silent Cinema and Silent Feminists: America’s First Women DirectorsNational Archives
Fri. Sep 20
Renée Fleming VOICES: Gavin CreelThe Kennedy Center
Thu. Oct 3
Kid Prince and PabloThe Kennedy Center
Oct. 19 – Nov. 3
India.Arie: The Worthy TourStrathmore
Fri. Oct 11
Broadway Center Stage: FootlooseThe Kennedy Center
Oct. 9 – 13
Washington Performing Arts: Drew PetersenThe Kennedy Center
Sat. Oct 19
Washington Performing Arts: Spektral QuartetThe Kennedy Center
Tue. Oct 29
Merce Cunningham Centennial: Compagnie Centre National de Danse Contemporaine-AngersThe Kennedy Center
Oct. 3 – 5