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Weekend Theater: Four Shows for the Choosing

by Borderstan.com September 22, 2010 at 9:02 pm 0

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Get the listing of shows at local theaters. (Luis Gomez Photos)

You have four choices this weekend at theaters in the Dupont-Logan-U Street area:

  • Entering its second weekend at the Source Theater on 14th Street is a production by The In Series. The theater group is billing the show as “a double bill of American ‘pocket’ opera: Leonard Bernstein’s Trouble In Tahiti and William Bolcom and Arnold Weinstein’s Casino Paradise.” The double production begins at 8 pm and runs through October 2.
  • Something You Did at Theater J offers one performance this weekend: Sunday at 8 pm. Of the show, Theater J says, “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…” Theater J is at 16th and Q NW in the DC Jewish Community Center.
  • Circle Mirror Transformation is at the Studio Theatre, 14th and P NW: “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.”
  • You can catch Falsettos on Friday, Saturday or Sunday night at Noi’s Nook at go mama go! on 14th Street NW. It is a production of Ganymede Arts, DC’s LGCT theater company: “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.”

Get full details below the fold for these shows plus info about new shows opening this fall at Church Street Theater and the Lincoln Theatre.

Theater in Dupont-Logan-U Street

Venue

Thursday
September 23

Friday
September 24

Saturday
September 25

Sunday
September 26

Church Street Theater

1742 Church St. NW

202-892-0202

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

Lincoln Theatre

1215 U St. NW

202-328-6000

Next show opens Oct. 21: Sanctified

Source Theater

1835 14th St. NW

202-204-7800

No show. Fridays and Saturdays through Oct 2:The In Series presents “Casino Paradise / Trouble in Tahiti

8 pm

The In Series presents “Casino Paradise / Trouble in Tahiti8 pm  

No show.

The Studio Theatre

1501 14th St. NW

202-332-3300

 

Through Oct. 17:

Circle Mirror Transformation

8 pm

 

Circle Mirror Transformation8 pm

 

Circle Mirror Transformation2 & 8pm

 

Circle Mirror Transformation2 & 7 pm

 

Theater J: Aaron and Cecile Goldman Theater

Washington DCJCC

1529 16th St. NW

202-518-9400

Through Oct. 3:Something You Did

8 pm

 

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

Through Oct. 10:Falsettos

Show is in Noi’s Nook at mama go!, 1809 14th NW:

 

 

 

 

 

Falsettos8 pm Falsetttos8 pm Falsettos7 pm

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