National Pastime Closes this Saturday

by May 13, 2011 at 10:30 am 1,268 0

DC theaters, Logan Circle theaters, Borderstan

See what’s playing at five area theaters. (Luis Gomez Photos)

From Jana Petersen

This Saturday marks the second to last Saturday to catch National Pastime at Keegan Theatre. Co-directed by Mark Rhea and Susan Marie Rhea and music directed by Jake Null, National Pastime tells the story of WZBQ, a radio station in 1933 Iowa that invents an unbeatable baseball team and broadcasts phony baseball games in order to boost its ratings. Attend the musical to find out what happens when the media catches on to the scandal.

The Moscows of Nantucket at Theater J opened last weekend and will be running through June 12. Moscows is a fast-paced, new American comedy with “its heart in Chekhov country” (Theater J). Find out what happens when a weekend of unusual family bonding turns into confrontation between two brothers who have avoided each other for years.

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
National Pastime runs through May 14. Mondays, Thursdays, Fridays, Saturdays at 8 pm; Sundays at 3 pm.
Lincoln Theatre
1215 U Street NW
Washington, DC
Bridging of Two Cultures: Andalucia – Crete May 13 at 8 pm. Overview: Enjoy the passion and excitement of intercultural dance and music from Andalucia, Spain and Crete, Greece.
1835 14th Street NW
Washington, DC
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
Theater J
1529 16th St. NW
Washington, DC
The Moscows of Nantucket opened Wednesday, May 12 and runs through June 12.


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