Check the listings below for full details on performances at six neighborhood theaters.
Howard Theatre, 620 T Street NW
- Friday, January 25 : Big Daddy Kane.
- Saturday, January 26: Sister Hazel.
- Sunday, January 13:Â Sunday Gospel Brunch featuring The Harlem Gospel Choir.
- Check theÂ calendarÂ for more shows.
Keegan TheatreÂ at Church Street, 1742 Church Street NW
- CabaretÂ opened January 26 and runs through February 23: “Step into the Kit Kat Klub, a place teeming with seedy nightlife on the eve of Hitlerâ€™s rise to power in Weimar Germany. This eight-time Tony Award-winning musical classic,Â based on Christopher Isherwoodâ€™s BERLIN STORIES, depicts the interlocking stories of a cabaret singer, a writer from America, and the denizens of Berlin, all caught up in the swirling maelstrom of a changing society. LedÂ by the enigmatic Emcee, allow the denizens of Berlin to entertain you with â€śDonâ€™t Tell Mama,â€ť â€śMaybe This Timeâ€ť and, of course, â€śCabaret.â€ť (Keegan Theatre)
Lincoln TheatreÂ at 1215 U Street NW
- View theÂ schedule and purchase ticketsÂ online.
SourceÂ at 1835 14th Street NW
- Check the website for upcoming events.
Studio TheatreÂ at 1501 14th Street NW
- Contractions plays through February 3. â€śEmmaâ€™s boss is concerned that she is in breach of contract. An office romance is dissected over a series of increasingly bizarre meetings in this ink-black satire from one of Britainâ€™s most provocative writers.â€ť (Studio Theater)
- The Motherfucker with the HatÂ opens January 30: â€śJackie, out on parole and newly sober, is determined to start anew with his childhood sweetheart Veronica, but her unrelenting coke addiction, his slick-talking AA sponsor, and the discovery of another manâ€™s hat in his living room all threaten to derail Jackieâ€™s tenuous progress. With passion, profanity, and genuine vulnerability, Jackie and Veronica untangle their decades of codependence as they wrestle with the painful limitations of trust, desire, and rehabilitation.â€ť (Studio Theater)
Theater JÂ at 1529 16th Street NW
- Boged (Traitor): An Enemy Of The People, runs through February 3. â€śA sudden chemical leak in an Israeli industrial park endangers the regionâ€™s water supply. The mayor is quick to cover up the scandal, but his brother fights to expose the truth. The family feud quickly turns into a political war with major environmental repercussions. Emerging from Israelâ€™s social justice movement of the past year, this timely adaptation of Ibsenâ€™s play is the brain child of the Israeli playwright and adapter of Ghassan Kanafaniâ€™sÂ Return to Haifa.”Â Performed at Georgetown Universityâ€™s Davis Performing Arts Center, in the Gonda Theatre