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Taylor Mac's Holiday Sauce

The Kennedy Center
Celebrating the holiday season in all of its dysfunction, Taylor Mac is joined by longtime collaborators designer Machine Dazzle, music director Matt Ray, and a band of eight to reframe the songs you love and the holidays you hate.

Sinbad

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

NSO: Bronfman plays Beethoven / Holst's The Planets

The Kennedy Center
Jan. 16 – 19, 2020
World-renowned pianist Yefim Bronfman joins the program to perform Beethoven’s poetic Fourth Piano Concerto.

Step Afrika! Step Xplosion

Strathmore
Sun. Jan 12, 2020
This performance begins with a showcase of the region’s finest step squads featuring lightning-fast footwork, percussive chants, and incredible synchronicity.

The Hip Hop Nutcracker

Strathmore
Dec. 17 – 19
Join Maria-Clara and the Nutcracker Prince as they set off for a magical adventure…in modern day New York City.

Broadway Center Stage: Next to Normal

The Kennedy Center
Jan. 29 – Feb. 2, 2020
Tony Award® winner Rachel Bay Jones (Dear Evan Hansen, Pippin) stars in this unflinching look at a suburban family struggling with the effects of mental illness.

NSO: Handel's Messiah

The Kennedy Center
Dec. 19 – 22
This year, experience Messiah’s supreme glory in Sir Andrew Davis's must-hear orchestration of the beloved classic.

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.

Come From Away

The Kennedy Center
Thru Jan. 5, 2020
Takes you into the heart of the remarkable true story of 7,000 stranded passengers and the small town in Newfoundland that welcomed them.

Vienna Boys Choir

Center for the Arts at George Mason University
Fri. Dec 13
The Vienna Boys Choir returns for their annual holiday concert to celebrate the magic of the season.

Matthew Bourne's New Adventures: Swan Lake

The Kennedy Center
Jan. 21 – 26, 2020
Matthew Bourne brings his breakout international hit to the Kennedy Center for the first time.

My Fair Lady

The Kennedy Center
Dec. 17, 2019 – Jan. 19, 2020
From Lincoln Center Theater comes a new production.

Spotlights

An Evening With JD Souther

The Barns at Wolf Trap
Wed. Jan 15, 2020

Charlie Barnett

BlackRock Center for the Arts
Thu. Jan 16, 2020

Washington Performing Arts: Anne-Sophie Mutter

The Kennedy Center
Sat. Feb 1, 2020

Robbin Kapsalis & Vintage#18

BlackRock Center for the Arts
Sat. Dec 14

The Slocan Ramblers

BlackRock Center for the Arts
Sat. Jan 25, 2020

1964 The Tribute

The Barns at Wolf Trap
Feb. 20 – 21, 2020

Five Spoons

BlackRock Center for the Arts
Jan. 25 – Feb. 2, 2020

Alonzo King LINES Ballet: Figures of Speech

Center for the Arts at George Mason University
Sat. Jan 25, 2020

Cherish The Ladies

The Barns at Wolf Trap
Feb. 25 – 26, 2020

International Guitar Night

The Barns at Wolf Trap
Jan. 29 – 30, 2020

Bailen

The Barns at Wolf Trap
Fri. Jan 17, 2020

Keyboard Conversations with Jeffrey Siegel: Commemorating Rachmaninoff and Debussy

Center for the Arts at George Mason University
Sun. Jan 26, 2020
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