Photo by Rose Campiglia

Julieta Egurrola, Peter Pereyra and Oscar Ceville in GALA Hispanic Theatre's Yo también hablo de la rosa (I Too Speak of the Rose)

Photo by Sarah Straub

Malinda Kathleen Reese, Javier del Pilar and Lara Zinn in Adventure Theatre MTC's Ella Enchanted

Photo by Christopher O Banks

Doug Brown and Roz White in MetroStage's The Gin Game

Photo by C. Stanley Photography

Valerie Leonard and Katie deBuys in Theater J's The How and The Why

Photo by Katie Ellen Simmons-Barth

Krenee A. Tolson and Robbie Gay in Rep Stage's H2O

  • The Hub Theatre's annual Emerging Writers Festival highlights the work of local high school and college playwrights. Join them to take a first look at these amazing short plays that will be directed and performed by area theatre artists! EMERGING WRITERS - HIGH SCHOOL, February 25 at 2pm. EMERGING WRITERS - COLLEGE, February 25 at 4pm. Reserve your free tickets online. Performances at The New School of Northern Virginia in Fairfax VA.

  • Signature Theatre invites current college students and recent graduates to audition for OVERTURES, their 2-week intensive professional training program from June 19 - July 1, 2017. Students will refine their vocal performance, dance, acting and audition skills under the guidance of seasoned professionals. The program culminates in an audition for local professional casting directors and a fully-staged showcase for the public. Sign Up for In-Person Audition Times Begins: February 27, 2017. In-Person Auditions: March 25, 2017. Audition info here.

  • Sat, February 11 (2pm) at The Wheaton Library Interim Branch InterAct Story Theatre kicks off a monthly series of fun family safaris through books with Books Alive! Executive and Artistic Director Ali Oliver-Krueger will lead interactive workshops for kids and parents to explore a different age-appropriate children's book through creative drama, and then bring the books to life by acting them out in your own words. Best for ages 4 & up, FREE, but tickets are limited (register thru Wheaton Library Interim Branch to for tickets in-person or call 240-777-0678. Tickets will be available up to the program's start time while spaces remain. (Other upcoming dates: Saturday, March 18 & Saturday, April 22).

  • On February 18 (8-10pm) six DC-area professional theatre companies will write, direct, rehearse and perform original plays based on similar themes in only 24 hours - then be presented at the 13th annual PLAY IN A DAY, a one-of-a-kind event produced by the Bethesda Urban Partnership and Bethesda Arts & Entertainment District at Imagination Stage. Participating theatre companies include: Adventure Theatre MTC (Glen Echo, MD); Flying V (Bethesda, MD); Imagination Stage (Bethesda, MD); Keegan Theatre (Washington, D.C.); Rorschach Theatre (Washington, D.C.) and Round House Theatre (Bethesda, MD). General admission tix $15. More information/advance tix - 301/215-6660 or Bethesda Urban Partnership.

  • Peter and the Starcathcer at Constellation Theatre Company holds a Pay-What-You-Can preview Thurs, February 9, 8:30pm. All tickets for this performance available at the door on a first come, first served basis starting 1 hour before curtain.

  • The Gin Game at MetroStage in Alexandria, VA has Pay-What-You-Can performance's Thurs, 2/2 and Fri, 2/3 at 8pm - $10 min, cash only, at the door, no advance sales. The production starring Roz White and Doug Brown runs thru March 12.


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