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Hot Hits

REMIX: The Future is Female

Smithsonian National Portrait Gallery
Thu. Sep 26
This happy hour event is all about music, art and women celebrating women.

Mariinsky Ballet: Paquita

The Kennedy Center
Oct. 8 – 13
Paquita is a glittering showcase of classical technique, dazzling tutus, and non-stop virtuosic turns.

Whose Live Anyway?

Strathmore
Sat. Oct 12
An evening of hilarious improvised comedy and song based on audience suggestions

Cirque Mei

Center 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.

National Philharmonic: Eroica & Beethoven

Strathmore
Sep. 21 – 22
“Eroica” Symphony is a groundbreaking work in Beethoven’s stylistic development, bringing together classical control and romantic exuberance.

Ray LaMontagne

Strathmore
Tue. Oct 15
LaMontagne returns to the stage on his Just Passing Through acoustic tour.

Lucinda Williams

Strathmore
Tue. Sep 24
Grammy-winner Lucinda Williams performs the album Car Wheels On A Gravel Road in its entirety,

1 Henry IV

Folger Theatre
Thru Oct. 13
Honor is a two-edged sword.

A Chorus Line

Signature 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.

An Evening with Audra McDonald

Center for the Arts at George Mason University
Sat. Sep 28
McDonald performs her trademark mix of hits from Broadway and the Great American Songbook.

Emmy Blotnick

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

David Sedaris

The Kennedy Center
Tue. Oct 15
Award-winning humor writer and master of satire David Sedaris returns to the Kennedy Center.

Spotlights

Nemr

The Kennedy Center
Sat. Oct 5

Ladama

Center for the Arts at George Mason University
Fri. Oct 4

Washington Performing Arts: Drew Petersen

The Kennedy Center
Sat. Oct 19

The Four Italian Tenors

Center for the Arts at George Mason University
Sat. Oct 5

Rightfully Hers: American Women and the Vote

National Archives
Thru Jan. 3, 2021

DEMO by Damian Woetzel: BalletX

The Kennedy Center
Oct. 25 – 26

Kid Prince and Pablo

The Kennedy Center
Oct. 19 – Nov. 3

Washington Performing Arts: Spektral Quartet

The Kennedy Center
Tue. Oct 29

Broadway Center Stage: Footloose

The Kennedy Center
Oct. 9 – 13
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