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
- Thursday, May 10: “Conspirator features Aron Magner and Marc Brownstein “
- Friday, May 11: “Dick Gregory”
- Saturday, May 12: “Esperanza Spalding“
- Check the calendar for more shows.
Keegan Theatre at Church Street at 1742 Church Street NW
- Working – A Musical, runs through May 13: “The hopes, dreams, joys and concerns of the average working American are the focus of this unique, extraordinary musical. That the everyday lives of “common” men and women should be so compelling and moving will surprise and inspire anyone who has punched a time clock.” (Keegan Theatre)
Lincoln Theatre at 1215 U Street NW
- View the schedule and purchase tickets online.
Source at 1835 14th Street NW
- Every Tuesday night at the Source is Harold Night! with the Washington Improv Theater: “Each week is a demonstration, celebration and experiment in the world-famous improv longform, Harold. It starts with an audience suggestion and explores whatever themes emerge through a series of scenes. All of the action is brought to life by WIT’s own Harold Teams right before your eyes.” (WIT)
- The Source Festival is coming: 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
- The Big Meal closes May 20: “From the vantage point of a single restaurant table, five generations share the moments, both epic and intimate, that make a life. Called “one of the more emotionally consuming experiences of recent decades” (Chicago Sun Times), The Big Meal explodes from the mind of one of the country’s most intriguing playwrights.” (Studio Theatre)
- Bachelorette opens May 23: “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)
Theater J at 1529 16th Street NW
- The Whipping Man opened April 18 and runs through May 20: “1865; Richmond, Virginia: Two newly freed slaves and the son of their former master–a Jewish Confederate soldier who has retreated to the burnt remains of his home — inhabit the disordered aftermath of the just-concluded War between the States. As the three men celebrate a most unconventional Passover Seder, they uncover a snarl of secrets and examine what it really means to be free.” (Theater J)