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National Pastime Closes this Saturday

by Borderstan.com May 13, 2011 at 10:30 am 0

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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
202.892.0202
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
202.328.6000
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.
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
Theater J
1529 16th St. NW
Washington, DC
202.518.9400
The Moscows of Nantucket opened Wednesday, May 12 and runs through June 12.

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