A play about gun control, mental health, Robert Kennedy, and the Umpqua Community College shooting that forms a cohesive message without hitting the audience over the head with an anvil? It’s real, it’s bold, and it’s here in D.C. thanks to playwright-director Ginger Dayle and New City Stage Company.
Not the first, not the second, but the third Joe Charnitski is here from New York to share his story of three lives, two eulogies, and getting out of a small town. Witty, humble, and inviting, Joe Charnitski’s Funeral will entertain all ages.
Magical realism meets morality play with a dash of sideshow in The Dream Dancer, an entrancing journey through time at this year’s Fringe. If magic, hypnosis, and feminism tickle your fancy, then this play is a great way to spend your evening!
This year, Falstaff Productions teams with Bucharest Inside the Beltway to present Louis James Brenner’s Better A Witty Fool. The title is an homage to William Shakespeare’s line, delivered by the Clown in Twelfth Night: “Better a witty fool than a foolish wit.” In this production, there’s hardly a difference between the two.
Did you successfully #adult today? That’s the question Glade Dance Collective wants you to answer before you can take your seat for Am I There Yet. Do you have a community? Do you have a job? A partner? A child? A house?
Twenty-four songs, four musicians, and one vocalist comprise Ron Melrose and Stillpoint Theatre’s production one woman musical, The Missing Peace. Quirky, entertaining, and brimming with talent, this musical tale will take you on a charming, Celtic-inspired journey.
Whoever holds the power holds the truth. Or is it the other way around? So rests the premise of Gang of Five’s production, PowerPlays. In five scenes, this team of playwrights explores the impact of gender, age, authority, and mental capacity on distribution of power and the prevailing version of truth.