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Matthew Bourne's New Adventures: Cinderella

The Kennedy Center
Jan. 15 – 20, 2019
Matthew Bourne’s New Adventures return with one of its most popular and beloved productions, Cinderella—a thrilling twist on the classic fairy tale.

Little Red and the Renegades - Groovin' On the Pike: After Hours At the Library

Columbia Pike Branch Library
Fri. Feb 1, 2019
This is party music, best served with good friends, food and drink, and lots of dancing.

Yael Weiss: 32 Bright Clouds

The Mansion at Strathmore
Thu. Jan 24, 2019
32 Bright Clouds aims to harness music’s great power for unity and peace.

Billy Elliot the Musical

Signature Theatre
Dec. 11, 2018 – Jan. 5, 2019
Based on the powerful and acclaimed film, Billy Elliot swept the Tony, Drama Desk, and Olivier awards for Best Musical, by combining a dynamic score by the legendary Elton John with sensational dance to create a heartwarming, inspirational and triumphant experience for the entire family.

Alan Cumming: Legal Immigrant

Strathmore
Wed. Apr 24, 2019
The set list for Alan Cumming’s provocative new concert show is as eclectic and idiosyncratic as Cumming himself.

The Hip Hop Nutcracker

Strathmore
Dec. 18 – 19
A dozen all-star dancers, an on-stage DJ, and an electric violinist bring the traditional Nutcracker story to life in contemporary New York City.

Judy Garland: A Star is Born

Signature Theatre
Jan. 8 – 26, 2019
A cast of Signature favorites sings some of her most famous songs including “Over the Rainbow,” “Get Happy” and “The Man That Got Away” along with lesser known gems in a tribute to one of Hollywood’s brightest stars.

Jazz At Lincoln Center Orchestra With Wynton Marsalis

Strathmore
Dec. 14 – 15
Jazz up your holiday celebration with the legendary Marsalis!

Spotlights

Remembering Vietnam

National Archives
Thru Jan. 6, 2019

Confection

Folger Shakespeare Library
Mar. 4 – 24, 2019

A Christmas Messe

Folger Theatre
Dec. 15 – 23

National Symphony Orchestra: Handel's Messiah

The Kennedy Center
Dec. 20 – 23

First Chefs: Fame and Foodways from Britain to the Americas

Folger Shakespeare Library
Jan. 19 – Mar. 31, 2019

RSC Live: Troilus and Cressida

Folger Theatre
Mon. Jan 14, 2019

Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra

The Kennedy Center
Wed. Feb 13, 2019

Ballet West: The Nutcracker

The Kennedy Center
Sun. Dec 8, 2019

Nell Gwynn

Folger Theatre
Jan. 29 – Mar. 10, 2019

The Second City's Love Factually

The Kennedy Center
Dec. 11 – 31

Churchill's Shakespeare

Folger Shakespeare Library
Thru Jan. 6, 2019

The Play That Goes Wrong

The Kennedy Center
Dec. 18, 2018 – Jan. 6, 2019
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