Washington Shakespeare invites you to usher out 2009 with some of Washington’s favorite actors doing scenes by Shakespeare and others. Fox 5’s Sue Palka will be joined by Ian Armstrong, Sara Barker, Frank Britton, Christopher Buchanan, Zoe Cowan, Leigh Anna Fry, Heather Haney, Cam Magee, Adrienne Nelson, Joe Palka, Barbara Papendorp, Bruce Alan Rauscher, and Amy Thompson. All will be topped off by a special performance from Shawn Northrip’s Titus X. Washington Shakespeare promises a repection with champaign, music, dancing, prizes and surprises. The merriment starts Thursday, December 31st , 9:30 p.m. at Clark Street Playhouse, 601 S. Clark Street, Arlington, VA 22202. Tickets: $50 (general admission) and $100 (premium reserved seats). Call 800- 494-TIXS (8497) or go to www.boxofficetickets.com/wsc.
Arena Stage has arranged discounts with restaurants and bars close to Lincoln Theatre for those attending The Fantasticks on New Year’s Eve.
Signature Theatre is keeping it in-house with a special New Year’s Eve performance of Show Boat followed by an after-party: complete with DJ, dancing, savory bites and sweet treats, and a champagne toast with members of the cast. $175 for singles and $300 per couple. Call 703-820-9771 for tickets.
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