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Theater: Greenbird Closes Saturday, Spike Lee at Lincoln

The Green Bird, Source Theater, Constellation Theatre Company

“Green Bird” closes Saturday night at Source on 14th Street NW. (Image courtesy Constellation Theatre Company)

From Jana Petersen

Spike Lee will be recognized at the Lincoln Theater this Saturday, June 4 from 6:30 pm to 9 pm. Tickets are $28.50. The Hung Tai Choy Mei Leadership Institute, a non-profit organization that focuses on leadership development for D.C.’s youth, will present Lee with the 2011 Paul Robeson, “Here I Stand” award. “By participating in the Leadership Institute’s programs and attending the Institute’s classes, students develop life-enhancing skills along with positive values, a sense of purpose and direction, and a commitment to progressive community development.” (Hung Tai Choi Mei)

Lee’s award ceremony will also stand alongside special performances by Urban Artistry, Hung Tao Choy Mei “Lucky Lions and Thunder Drummers,” International Martial Arts sensation Olivia Zhang and harmonicist Frederic Yonnet.

This weekend is also your last chance to catch Green Bird, at The Source. “This commedia dell’arte fantasia involves a lovesick king, a greedy fortune teller, an insatiable sausage-maker, a seductive statue and a magical green bird. This vibrant world combines philosophical ideas about truth, love, sacrifice and compassion with inventive physical comedy and Tom Teasley’s sensational live music.” (Source)

Find out what is going on at other theaters in the area below the fold:

Keegan Theatre at Church Street
1742 Church Street NW
Washington, DC
202.892.0202
25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee runs June 4th through July 3.$40 general admission / $35 students and seniors
Lincoln Theatre
1215 U Street NW
Washington, DC
202.328.6000
Next performance, An Evening with Spike Lee, is June 4. Tickets are $28.50.
Source
1835 14th Street NW
Washington, DC
202.204.7800
The Green Bird runs through June 4, a production of the Constellation Theatre Company. Ticket prices: $23-30
Studio Theatre
1501 14th Street NW
Washington, DC
202.332.3300
Venus in Fur opened May 25.
Theater J
1529 16th St. NW
Washington, DC
202.518.9400
The Moscows of Nantucket runs through June 12. Wednesdays and Thursdays at 7:30 pm; Saturdays at 8 pm; and Sundays at 3 and 7:30 pm.

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