New Shows: “Circle Mirror Transformation” and “Falsettos”

by September 9, 2010 at 11:44 am 1,142 0

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Two new shows in the neighborhood: Ganymede arts is producing “Falsettos” and “Circle Mirror Transformation” is at the Studio Theatre. (Luis Gomez Photos)

There are two new shows on 14th Street NW this weekend: Circle Mirror Transformation at the Studio Theatre, and Falsettos by ganymede arts, DC’s GLBT theater company.

Circle Mirror Transformation opened Wednesday night and there are performances Wednesday through Sunday each week. Studio Theatre says:

“This charming new play invites the audience into an amateur theatre class in rural Vermont. Theatre games and acting exercises mirror the real drama taking place between the students. The Studio Theatre, founded as an acting conservatory, finds a perfect match with a play about the life lessons stumbled across and relationships forged in acting class.”

Opening this Saturday night… Ganymede arts is producing Falsettos at Noi’s Nook at go mama go!, 1809 14th Street. Scheduled to run through October 10, shows are Thursday through Sunday (no show this Friday):

Falsettos is a universal story of the modern day family. It focuses on a man named Marvin who leaves his wife and young son to live with another man yet ends up alone. Two years later, Marvin is reunited with his lover on the eve of his son’s Bar Mitzvah, just as AIDS is beginning its insidious spread.”

Falsettos ganymede arts

“Flasettos” opens Saturday at Noi’s Nook at go mama go! on 14th Street NW. (ganymede arts)

Also this weekend at theaters in the Dupont-Logan-U Street area:

  • Catch the Washington Improv Theater’s The Neutrino Video Project on Fridays and Saturdays at 8 pm at the Studio Theater on 14th Street.
  • There are Saturday and Sunday performances this weekend of Something You Did at Theater J at the DC Jewish Community Center at 16th and Q Streets NW.

Get full details below the fold for these shows plus info about new shows opening this fall.

Theater in Dupont-Logan-U Street


September 2

September 3

September 4

September 5

Church Street Theater

1742 Church St. NW

Next show opens Oct. 16: Sam Shepard’s Fool for Love.

Lincoln Theatre

1215 U St. NW

Next show opens Oct. 21: Sanctified

Source Theater

1835 14th St. NW

Fridays and Saturdays through Sept. 11: Washington Improv Theater presents Neutrino Video Project


Neutrino Video Project8 pm

The Studio Theatre

1501 14th St. NW

Opened Sept. 8:

Circle Mirror Transformation


Circle Mirror Transformation8pm
Circle Mirror Transformation2 & 8pm
Circle Mirror Transformation2 & 7pm

Theater J: Aaron and Cecile Goldman Theater

Washington DCJCC
1529 16th St. NW

No performance this Thursday.
No Friday performances. Something You Did8 pm
Something You Did3 & 7:30 pm

Ganymede Arts

Current show at go mama go! at 1809 14th Street NW

Opens Friday and runs through Oct. 10. Show is in Noi’s Nook at mama go!, 1809 14th NW:

8 pm

Falsetttos8 pm Falsettos7 pm
A stellar student from a good family, Alison Moulton is serving her 30th year behind bars for an anti-war bombing that resulted in the death of a police officer. Now petitioning for parole,


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