Events - October 2014

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ART 

Oct. 1 to Jan. 9

What We Have Within

Possibilities to externalize and communicate essential aspects of our psyche, beliefs, affiliations or sexual orientations are increasing in modern societies, where freedom of expression is a fundamental right. The artists in this exhibition promote this right, breaking with convention and reinforcing the desire for free and genuine expression.

Art Museum of the Americas

 

Oct. 2 to 5

Karukinka – Chilean Patagonia, Artists of the Land Where the Trees Talk

The country of Chile celebrates its native culture at the museum with an art market, an exhibition of traditional arts and crafts, hands-on demonstrations and indigenous Chilean cuisine.

National Museum of the American Indian

 

Oct. 2 to 26

Ivana Helsinki: New Finnish Design

In 1998, a young Finnish artist and designer launched her first fashion collection together with her sister. The main material used was a single fabric, dark blue denim, and the collection consisted of just seven products. "Ivana Helsinki" takes you on a journey through 15 years of history of this internationally renowned label with unique, one-off garments from fashion shows, colorful patterned fabrics, nostalgic photographs and cinematic documentation.

Embassy of Finland

 

Through Oct. 5

Degas/Cassatt

Although Edgar Degas's influence upon Mary Cassatt has long been acknowledged, the extent to which Cassatt shaped Degas's artistic production and prepared the way for his warm reception by American audiences is fully examined in this exhibition for the first time.

National Gallery of Art

 

Through Oct. 5

Femininity Beyond Archetypes: Photography by Natalia Arias of Colombia

This exhibit showcases Natalia Arias' series "Venus," which initiates a conversation on her vision of Venus and references the idea of the goddess throughout history, and the series "Taboo," which demonstrates that female bodies are charged with concepts prohibited by society, denying the inherent beauty in biological functions.

Art Museum of the Americas

 

Oct. 5 to Jan. 11

Degas's Little Dancer

"Little Dancer Aged Fourteen" (1878–81), Edgar Degas's groundbreaking statuette of a young ballerina that caused a sensation at the 1881 impressionist exhibition, takes center stage in an exploration of Degas's fascination with ballet and his experimental, modern approach to his work.

National Gallery of Art

 

Through Oct. 10

ApocalyptiCAT: Woodcuts and Papercuts by Franca Bartholomäi

Franca Bartholomäi's woodcuts and papercuts are unique within German contemporary art. No other artist combines the tradition and iconography of woodcut with romantic and psychedelic motifs from the 19th and 20th centuries to form images with such expressive power.

Goethe-Institut

 

Through Oct. 10

Innovation @ Upper Austria

Innovation is the successful implementation and application of an idea that combines the traditional with the new. This exhibition sheds light on the creative talents of Upper Austria, home to talented innovators and visionaries who have propelled Austria's economy, technology, art and culture.

Embassy of Austria

 

Oct. 11 to June 7, 2015

Unearthing Arabia: The Archaeological Adventures of Wendell Phillips

Wendell Phillips, a young paleontologist and geologist, headed one of the largest archaeological expeditions to remote South Arabia (present-day Yemen) from 1949 to 1951. Through a selection of unearthed objects as well as film and photography shot by the expedition team, the exhibition highlights Phillips's key finds, recreates his adventures (and misadventures), and conveys the thrill of discovery on this important great archaeological frontier.

Arthur M. Sackler Gallery

 

Through Oct. 12

Total Art: Contemporary Video

The first museum exhibition to focus on women's impact on the field of video art highlights the inventive processes and compelling subjects that sustain women artists' position at the forefront of video.

National Museum of Women in the Arts

 

Oct. 16 to Dec. 19

Saltwater Country

This traveling exhibition of new indigenous art from Queensland traces the cultural connections between some of Australia's most acclaimed artists and their Saltwater Country.

Embassy of Australia

 

Oct. 16 to Feb. 1

Modern and Contemporary Art in the Dominican Republic: Works from the Customs Office Collection

This scenic view and historic sketch of 30 artworks showcases the consistency, quality and diversity of the Collection of the Directorate General of Customs, which stands as one of the more important creative spaces in the region.

Art Museum of the Americas

 

Oct. 18 to 19

Festival des Artistes VI

Marymount University will provide the setting for an international art show featuring works of diplomats and volunteers of The Hospitality and Information Service for Diplomats (THIS), including paintings, watercolors, sculptures and jewelry. International painters include Marilia Bulhoes from Brazil, Nebiur Arellano from Peru, Jose Arago from Spain and Genevieve Richard from France. Other participating countries include Australia, Belgium, Canada, China, Greece, Haiti, Indonesia, Japan, Mexico, Lithuania, Nicaragua, Switzerland, Turkey and the United Kingdom.

Marymount University Barry Gallery

 

Oct. 24 to Nov. 14

Yearning: Sehnsucht

Painter Oskar Stocker presents the faces of women and men who for various reasons left their native countries to seek and find their fortunes abroad, but who in their hearts have always yearned for their homelands. For information, visit acfdc.org.

Embassy of Austria

 

Through Oct. 26

Symbols of Honor: Heraldry and Family History in Shakespeare's England

This show — the largest and most comprehensive of its kind ever mounted — explores the birth of genealogy in its modern form by examining the colorful world of heralds and their rivals, which competed to profit from the craze for coats of arms that seized England during the reign of Elizabeth I.

Folger Shakespeare Library

 

Through Oct. 31

Kafka & Co. by Jiri Sliva

The Embassy of the Czech Republic will launch the Mutual Inspirations Festival 2014 – Franz Kafka with a special exhibition by Czech cartoonist Jiří Slíva featuring humorous drawing, lithographs and etchings inspired by Kafka and others. Slíva, who has been featured in over 150 publications including the Wall Street Journal and New York Times, believes that "Kafka had fun for us," exemplified through the Czech writer's realism, humor and irony.

Embassy of the Czech Republic

 

Through Nov. 3

Gabriel Figueroa: Cinematographer – Great Moments in Mexico's Golden Era of Cinema

From the early 1930s through the early 1980s, the Mexican cinematographer Gabriel Figueroa (1907-97) helped forge an evocative and enduring image of Mexico. This exhibition features film clips, photographs, posters and documents, as well as works by contemporary artists and filmmakers that draw from the vast inventory of distinctly Mexican imagery associated with Figueroa's cinematography.

Mexican Cultural Institute

 

Through Nov. 14

The First Woman Graphic Novelist: Helena Bochořáková-Dittrichová

Helena Bochořáková-Dittrichová (1894–1980) was a Czech graphic artist whose 1929 novel "Zmého dětství (From My Childhood)" is widely acknowledged to be the first wordless novel created by a woman.

National Museum of Women in the Arts

 

Through Nov. 30

Think With Your Hands

In this unique artistic collaboration, animation, video and augmented reality bring to life over 60 illustrations of two of Spain's most interesting graphic artists working today.

Artisphere

 

Through Dec. 4

The Early Days: Hip-Hop Culture in the German Democratic Republic

As hip-hop spread around the globe in the early 1980s — and even behind the Iron Curtain — it also excited youth in the German Democratic Republic whose new passion not only challenged the People's Police (Volkspolizei) and the Stasi, but also the socialist youth organizations whose plans did not allow for youth subcultures.

German Historical Institute

 

Through Dec. 31

Cartier: Marjorie Merriweather Post's Dazzling Gems

One of Cartier's most important and enduring clients, Marjorie Merriweather Post commissioned some of the most exquisite jewelry sets, fashionable accessories and finely crafted jeweled frames of any American collector.

Hillwood Estate, Museum and Gardens

 

Through Dec. 18

Iter: Photo Exhibit by Renato D'Agostin

In Renato D'Agostin's photographs, location immediately looses its identity, as images from around the world focus on the city, the one we all want to escape from but which sticks to us like an occasionally painful shell.

Embassy of Italy

 

Through Dec. 31

Imagine Art in Nature

At Wanås, with its white castle and beautiful park, international artists create new site- specific sculptures and installations for the garden, the art gallery and various indoor spaces on the grounds. Now it's your chance to see a selection of the actual site-specific pieces rendered by Swedish and American artists, together with films, models, photos and sketches.

House of Sweden

 

Through Dec. 31

Titian's Danaë from the Capodimonte Museum, Naples

One of the most sensual paintings of the Italian Renaissance, Titian's "Danaë" from the Capodimonte Museum in Naples will be on view to celebrate the commencement of Italy's presidency of the Council of the European Union.

National Gallery of Art

 

Through January 2015

Celebrating 25 Years on Pennsylvania Avenue

To mark the Canadian Embassy's 25th anniversary, this exhibit of photos, commentary, historical records and objects traces the evolution of Canada's diplomatic presence in D.C., the history of the embassy at 501 Pennsylvania Avenue, and the many ways in which the embassy reflects and continues to shape the friendship between Canada and the United States.

Embassy of Canada

 

Through Jan. 4

Captain Linnaeus Tripe: Photographer of India and Burma, 1852-1860

In the first major traveling exhibition of photographs by Captain Linnaeus Tripe (1822-1902), some 60 works will include early pictures he took in England as well as the outstanding body of work he produced in India and Burma (now Myanmar) in the 1850s.

National Gallery of Art

 

Through Jan. 4

One Nation With News for All

Ethnic newspapers, radio, television and online publications have helped millions of immigrants to America become part of their new country while preserving their ties to their native lands. This exhibit tells the dramatic story of how immigrants and minorities used the power of the press to fight for their rights and shape the American experience.

Newseum

 

Through Jan. 11

Neo-Impressionism and the Dream of Realities: Painting, Poetry, Music

With more than 70 paintings and works on paper, this exhibition demonstrates how the neo-impressionists employed stylization and a deliberate orchestration of color to create landscapes and figures that went far beyond observed nature to accentuate subjectivity and an inner world of experience.

The Phillips Collection

Through Jan. 11

Salvatore Scarpitta: Traveler

A fascinating and singular figure in postwar art, Salvatore Scarpitta (1919-2007) created a powerful body of work that ranges from nonobjective abstraction to radical realism.

Hirshhorn Museum

 

Through Jan. 25

From the Library: The Book Illustrations by Romeyn de Hooghe

Artistically gifted and socially well connected, Romeyn de Hooghe (1645–1708) can help us to unravel the complexities of the late Dutch Golden Age, particularly through his vast and varied oeuvre of book illustrations.

National Gallery of Art

 

Through Feb. 1

From Neoclassicism to Futurism: Italian Prints and Drawings, 1800–1925

The visual arts in Italy between the first stirrings of nationalistic sentiment and its corruption into Fascism — the long development of the modern Italian state — remained extraordinarily diverse and vital. The National Gallery of Art has in recent years begun to develop a collection of Italian prints and drawings of this period that is surpassed only by the holdings of Italy's principal museums.

National Gallery of Art

 

Through Feb. 1

Modern American Prints and Drawings from the Kainen Collection

The final in a series of three exhibitions celebrating the generous bequest of Ruth Cole Kainen, this show explores the first seven decades of 20th-century American art.

National Gallery of Art

 

Through March 22

Nasta'liq: The Genius of Persian Calligraphy

More than 20 works ranging in date from 1400 to 1600 form the first exhibition of its kind to focus on nasta‛liq, a calligraphic script that developed in the 14th century in Iran and remains one of the most expressive forms of aesthetic refinement in Persian culture to this day.

Arthur M. Sackler Gallery

 

Through June 7

Perspectives: Chiharu Shiota

Performance and installation artist Chiharu Shiota, Japan's representative at the 56th Venice Biennale in 2015, will recreate a monumental yet intimate work in the Sackler pavilion that amasses personal memories through an accumulation of nearly 400 individual shoes, each with a note from the donor describing lost individuals and past moments.

Arthur M. Sackler Gallery

 

Through Sept. 13

Chief S.O. Alonge: Photographer to the Royal Court of Benin, Nigeria

This retrospective showcases the work of noted Nigerian photographer Chief S.O. Alonge, the first indigenous photographer of the Royal Court of Benin, in conjunction with royal arts from the Benin kingdom. The collection of historic photographs was captured on Kodak glass-plate negatives and documents more than 50 years of the ritual, pageantry and regalia of the obas (kings), their wives and retainers.

National Museum of African Art

DANCE

Mon., Oct. 6, 7:30 p.m.

Rameau's Les Fêtes de l'Hymen et de l'Amour, ou Les Dieux d'Égypte (The Celebrations of Marriage and Love, or the Gods of Egypt)

Opera Lafayette opens its 20th season with the last of Rameau's large-scale opéras-ballets to be revived and performed in recent times. Three critically acclaimed dance companies — representing Egyptians, Amazons and Gods of the Nile — weave this romantic tale into seven magnificent ballets, complementing the musicality of cast and chorus. Tickets are $20 to $95.

Kennedy Center Concert Hall

 

Oct. 22 to 25

Beijing Dance Theater: Wild Grass

Following its sensational 2011 Kennedy Center debut with "Haze," which linked pollution with spiritual confusion, one of China's foremost contemporary dance companies returns with another larger-than-life work by Artistic Director Wang Yuanyuan inspired by a collection of prose poetry by renowned Chinese writer Lu Xun. Tickets are $42.

Kennedy Center Terrace Theater

 

Oct. 19; Oct. 31 to Nov. 1

The National Acrobats of the People's Republic of China: Cirque Peking

For seven decades, the critically acclaimed National Acrobats of the People's Republic of China has been thrilling young and old alike with dazzling acts of tumbling, juggling, contortion, balancing and high-flying athleticism. Tickets are $29 to $48.

George Mason University Center for the Arts

George Mason Hylton Performing Arts Center

DISCUSSIONS

Thu., Oct. 2, 11 a.m.,

Sat., Oct. 4, 11 a.m.

Native Chilean Women: Challenges and Opportunities

Panelists will share their insights and experiences — giving examples of their everyday life and work, and relating the issues at hand directly to their Native group — at this lively forum cosponsored by the Chilean Embassy and Freedom House.

National Museum of the American Indian

FESTIVALS

Thu., Oct. 2, 6:45 p.m.

Noche Iberoamericana

Don't miss a night of food, music, art and more as the Ibero-American Cultural Attache's Association presents Noche Iberoamericana! — featuring Peruvian ceviche Spanish tapas, Salvadorian cuisine, Chilean and Argentinean wine, Peruvian pisco, Dominican rum and Honduran beer, as well as music by El Cuarteto del Amor from Uruguay, Grupo Etnia from Peru and Brazilian guitar by Peter Richardson. The Mexican Cultural Institute's exhibit "Gabriel Figueroa Cinematographer" will also be on display, and there will be a raffle for Cuban cigars and Amalia's Guatemalan cookbook.Tickets are $60.

Mexican Cultural Institute

 

Oct. 24 to Nov. 9

Kids Euro Festival

The highly popular annual children's performing arts festival returns to Washington with over 100 free, family-friendly, European-themed events ranging from puppetry and dance to music, theater and storytelling. Designed for children ages 2 to 12 and their families, the Kids Euro Festival, now in its seventh year, unites the 28 embassies of the European Union and over 20 American cultural institutions in the area. All of the embassies and organizations work together to transform the capital region into a Europe-inspired action-packed cultural adventure for young people and their families, with no passport required. For information, visit www.kidseurofestival.org.

Various locations

 

MUSIC

Fri., Oct. 3, 8 p.m.,

Sat., Oct. 4, 8 p.m.

The Senegal St. Joseph Gospel Choir

Founded more than six decades ago, the Senegal St. Joseph Gospel Choir is a symbol of peace, hope, humanity and brotherhood in its homeland, creating harmony between the music of the Catholic and Islamic cultures in Senegal. Tickets are $28 to $46.

George Mason University Hylton Performing Arts Center (Oct. 3)

George Mason University Center for the Arts (Oct. 4)

 

Tue., Oct. 7, 6:45 p.m.

Silvia Navarrete

Renowned as one of the most emblematic Mexican pianists, Silvia Navarrete's emotional expression, quality of sound and deep understanding of styles have won her great acclaim.

Mexican Cultural Institute

 

Wed., Oct. 8, 6:30 p.m.

Cameristi della Scala: The Four Seasons

The Cameristi della Scala, a chamber orchestra composed of musicians from Milan's celebrated Teatro Alla Scala, returns to Washington along with violin soloist Francesco Manara for a concert to celebrate the Italian Presidency of the Council of the European Union. Hosted inside the embassy's magnificent atrium, "The Eight Seasons" is a program of classical music and tango hosted in a comparative alternation of "The Four Seasons" by Antonio Vivaldi and "Las Cuatro Estaciónes Porteñas" by Astor Piazzolla. To register, visit http://iicwashington.info/events/20141008/rsvps/.

Embassy of Italy

 

Thu., Oct. 9, 7:30 p.m.

Washington Performing Arts presents: Ray Chen, Violin, with Julio Elizalde, Piano

Part of Taiwanese-Australian Ray Chen's charm as a musician is his balance of intense seriousness (Mozart and solo Bach) and self-effacing playfulness (several works by Pablo de Sarasate). Tickets are $25.

Kennedy Center Terrace Theater

 

Thu., Oct. 9, 7:30 p.m.

Wolfgang Seligo and Peter Strutzenberger Duet

Swing and groove to Wolfgang Seligo and Peter Strutzenberger's jazz harmonies interpreted baroque style, funky melodies with classical influence and impressionistic jazz harmonies. For information, visit acfdc.org.

Embassy of Austria

 

Fri., Oct. 10, 7:30 p.m.

Oleh Kaskiv, Violin

Oksana Skidan, Piano

In addition to his international appearances, violinist Oleh Kaskiv regularly performs in his native country with the National Symphony of Ukraine, Odessa Philharmonic and Lviv Philharmonic Symphony Orchestras. He joins pianist Oksana Skidan for a program of Schubert, Mendelssohn, Ysaÿe, Sarasate and more. Tickets are $95, including buffet and wine. For information, visit www.embassyseries.org.

Embassy of Ukraine

 

Fri., Oct. 10, 7:30 p.m.

Russian Kaleidoscope

While interest in Russian operas has increased over the last decades in America, Russian romances (art songs) are virtually absent from the concert halls. This concert, dedicated to Russian chamber vocal music that is rarely performed in the U.S., ranges from operatic arias and romances by Tchaikovsky, Rimsky-Korsakov and Rachmaninov to classical and jazz pieces for the clarinet and guitar improvisations. For tickets, visit http://thercas.com/ticket-info.

Embassy of Austria

 

Sun., Oct. 12, 3 p.m.

Shen Yun Symphony Orchestra Presented by Falun Dafa Association of D.C.

Accentuating the beauty of ancient Chinese instruments amidst the grandeur of a Western symphony, Shen Yun Symphony Orchestra is restoring the glorious heritage of ancient Chinese melodies, blazing a brand-new path in the world of classical music. Tickets are $29 to $89.

Kennedy Center Concert Hall

 

Tue., Oct. 14, 7:30 p.m.

Hugo Kauder Trio

Oboist Ivan Danko, the principal oboist of the Stuttgart State Opera and first-prize winner of the International Hugo Kauder Competition, founded the Hugo Kauder Trio, which tries to discover great works of other persecuted and unknown composers of the 19th and 20th centuries. Tickets are $75, including buffet and wine. For information, visit www.embassyseries.org.

Embassy of Hungary

 

Thu., Oct. 23, 7:30 p.m.

Aleksey Semenenko, Violin

Inna Firsolva, Piano

Violinist Aleksey Semenenko, who has appeared as a soloist with the Moscow Virtuosi, the Kiev National Orchestra and the Junge Philharmonie, performs a program of Schubert, Chausson, Tchaikovsky and more. Tickets are $95, including buffet and wine. For information, visit www.embassyseries.org.

Embassy of Ukraine

 

Fri., Oct. 24, 7:30 p.m.,

Sun., Oct. 26, 4 p.m.

Fusion: Adam Laloum

As part of the second edition of "Fusion," French pianist Adam Laloum, winner of the prestigious Clara Haskil Piano Competition, offers two concerts at the French Embassy and the Phillips Collection. "Fusion" is a new program created by the Cultural Service of the Embassy of France to support young, emerging musical talent. It also seeks to establish its commitment to perpetuate a musical dialogue between France and the United States.

Embassy of France (Oct. 24)

The Phillips Collection (Oct. 26)

 

Tue., Oct. 28, 7:30 p.m.

AIMS Winners

This year's AIMS winners will present a joint recital in the Embassy Atrium featuring German Lieder, opera and operetta. The American Institute of Musical Studies (AIMS) in Graz, Austria, is the leading summer music program in Europe. For information, visit acfdc.org.

Embassy of Austria

 

Thu., Oct. 30, 7:30 p.m.

String Action with Traditional and Contemporary Austrian Music

The ALEA-Ensemble, founded in 1988 by Gerhard Praesent and his wife Sigrid Praesent, consists of strings, with or without piano, and is the only string ensemble today from Graz, performing in Austria and internationally regularly for over 25 years. For information, visit acfdc.org.

Embassy of Austria

 

THEATER

Oct. 1 to Nov. 2

The Island of Dr. Moreau

Sometime in the future, a shipwrecked survivor is washed up on a remote island inhabited by the deranged Dr. Moreau and his "children" — experimental human-like animals or animal-like humans — in this physical new adaptation of HG Wells's haunting novel. Tickets start at $35.

Synetic Theater

 

Through Oct. 5

Cancun

After a night of fun, two married couples vacationing in Cancun begin to contemplate new possibilities in the great "what if's" of their lives in this hilarious comedy about contemporary relationships and marriage is written by Jordi Galcerán, one of Spain's leading playwrights from Catalonia (in Spanish with English surtitles). Tickets are $38 or $42.

GALA Hispanic Theatre

 

Through Oct. 12

Belleville

Abby and Zack traded the comforts of America for noble adventure abroad, moving to the trendy Parisian enclave Belleville for his prestigious post with Doctors Without Borders. Their lives seem perfect, but when Abby returns home early one afternoon, she uncovers a few seemingly inconsequential surprises. Tickets are $44 to $88.

The Studio Theatre

 

Through Oct. 12

Marie Antoinette

David Adjmi's "Marie Antoinette" takes a highly contemporary look at the famously iconic and controversial queen of France, from her growing celebrity to her ultimate demise at the hands of those who had once extolled her. Tickets start at $35.

Woolly Mammoth Theatre Company

 

Oct. 15 to Nov. 23

17th International Festival of Hispanic Theater

Teatro de la Luna presents plays from Uruguay, Ecuador, Spain, Honduras, Argentina, the Dominican Republic, as well as bilingual productions for children in this popular annual showcase of Hispanic theater. Tickets are $35.

Gunston Arts Center

 

Oct. 15 to Nov. 2

The Wolfe Twins

Lewis invites his estranged sister Dana on a trip to Rome to reconnect. But when he befriends a beautiful stranger, old wounds fester and intimate secrets are revealed. Tickets are $25.

The Studio Theatre

Thu., Oct. 16, 7:30 p.m.

Molière malgré moi (Molière In Spite of Myself)

The French Theatrical Foundation and well-known actor Francis Perrin invite audiences to discover Molière's life and career, with plays that reflect his personal life while presenting short sequences from his most famous creations. Tickets are $45; for information, visit frenchculture.org.

Embassy of France

 

Through Oct. 19

Evita

Tim Rice & Andrew Lloyd Webber's Tony-winning musical tells the remarkable story of Eva Peron's rise from Argentina's slums to first lady through some of theater's most beautiful songs, including "Don't Cry for Me Argentina." Tickets are $39 to $125.

Kennedy Center Opera House

 

Through Oct. 19

The Shoplifters

When Alma, a career shoplifter, is caught by an overzealous rookie security guard and his ambivalent mentor, she risks losing her freedom, her resolve and maybe even the steak she has stuffed in her pants. Tickets are $45 to $90.

Arena Stage

 

Oct. 21 to Nov. 9

Our War

In a bold undertaking as part of Arena Stage's multiyear, multi-city National Civil War Project, this dynamic new theatrical event and collections of short stories explores, through diverse perspectives, the historical memory and present-day reverberations of the U.S. Civil War. Tickets are $40 to $50.

Arena Stage

 

Oct. 25 to Nov. 30

Little Dancer

With direction and choreography by five-time Tony winner Susan Stroman, this world premiere Kennedy Center musical is inspired by the story of a young ballerina immortalized by Edgar Degas in his famous sculpture at the National Gallery of Art. Tickets are $45 to $155.

Kennedy Center Eisenhower Theater

 

Through Oct. 26

Driving Miss Daisy

What begins as a hostile clashing of wills between a stubborn Jewish matriarch and a proud black man evolves into a decades-long friendship as the two navigate Civil Rights-era Atlanta. Please call for ticket prices.

Ford's Theatre

 

Oct. 28 to Dec. 7

As You Like It

All the world's a stage in "As You Like It," one of Shakespeare's fullest comedies, where poetry, mistaken identities and true love lost and found abound. Please call for ticket prices.

The Shakespeare Theatre

 

Oct. 28 to Dec. 7

Julius Caeser

Folger Theatre launches its 2014-15 season in Rome with Shakespeare's enduring political tragedy and epic portrayal of the battle between ambition and honor, conspiracy and loyalty. Tickets are $40 to $75.

Folger Shakespeare Library

 

Oct. 31 to Jan. 4

Fiddler on the Roof

Celebrate the 50th anniversary of an American musical classic with this new, in-the-round production of the joyful tale of family, community and life's unexpected miracles. Tickets are $50 to $99.

Arena Stage

Last Edited on October 1, 2014