Check the listings below for full details about performances at six neighborhood theaters, including the newly reopened Howard Theatre.
Howard Theatre, 620 T Street NW
- Friday, June 8: “BYT & Capitol Pride Present: Wildlife”
- Saturday, June 9: “Los Straightjackets + Eilen Jewell”
- Sunday, Jun 10: “Sunday Gospel Brunch feauturing The Harlem Gospel Choir“
- Monday, June 11: “Michael Bolton“
- Check the calendar for more shows.
Keegan Theatre at Church Street at 1742 Church Street NW
- Spring Awakening – Runs through July 08: “Winner of 8 TONY Awards, including BEST MUSICAL, SPRING AWAKENING celebrates the unforgettable journey from youth to adulthood with a power, poignancy, and passion that you will never forget.” (Keegan Theatre)
- Cuchullain opens June 9: “Cuchullain is a dark and comic street-tripping ride. He reunites the artistic team from last year’s smash BASRA BOY, with Abigail Isaac once again directing Joshua Sticklin in this one-man show.” (Keegan Theatre)
Lincoln Theatre at 1215 U Street NW
- View the schedule and purchase tickets online.
Source at 1835 14th Street NW
- The Source Festival openning night June 8 to July 1: “Each summer Source Festival employs more than 200 artists to present 25 new works over 3 weeks in June and July. The Festival incorporates theatre artists, visual artists, dancers, musicians and more.” (Source)
Studio Theatre at 1501 14th Street NW
- Bachelorette runs through July 1: “Ten years out of high school, three unhappy friends celebrate a classmate’s wedding with a purse full of pills, acid wit, and a few eager men. A comic and lacerating look at toxic friendships and other lifelong commitments.” (Studio Theatre)
- The Animals and Children Took to the Streets starts June 8: “Part Charles Dickens, part Tim Burton, the Bayou is a dystopian metropolis squirming with cockroaches and unrest. With live music, witty performances, and stunning interaction between animation and live actors, acclaimed London company 1927’s show is a graphic novel burst into life.”
Theater J at 1529 16th Street NW
- The History of Invulnerability runs through July 8: “Behind every great superhero is a determined creator. In 1930s America, that creator was usually a young Jewish man with an active imagination. Katz’s play illuminates the story of Jerry Siegel—the brains behind Superman’s brawn—and the imagined struggle between the creative father and his uber-mensch son. Siegel wrestles to retain control of his famous comic book sensation as America is drawn into WWII.” (Theater J)