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8 Shows Playing This Month in DC

June 30, 2016 by Juliana Panzera
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Museums are not the only place to spend a rainy afternoon in DC. If you’re looking for something to do, check out some of the shows opening in the DC area this month.

Hand to God at Studio Theatre


Studio Theatre, July 7- August 7

Recent Broadway hit, Hand to God, is running at the Studio Theatre’s Stage 4 through August 7, 2016. This riotous comedy about sex, sinners, and sock puppets is sure to be unlike anything you’ve ever seen before.

Twelfth Night at Synetic Theatre


Synetic Theatre, July 13- August 7

Synetic Theatre’s 2014 hit production of Twelfth Night is back by popular demand beginning July 13. Set in the Roaring ‘20s and performed in the style of a silent film, you will not regret seeing this unique take on a classic Shakespearean comedy.  

Born For This at Arena Stage


Arena Stage, now- August 28

Born For This: The Bebe Winans Story is playing until August 28 at Arena Stage’s Kreeger Theatre. This inspirational new musical features the music of 6-time Grammy winner BeBe Winans as well as a number of new songs.

The Good Devil (in Spite of Himself) at Avant Bard


Avant Bard, now- July 17

Telling the story of a 17th-century French improv troupe forced to get creative when a royal decree forbids them from speaking on stage, this show makes a hilarious statement on censorship in art. The Good Devil is running now through July 17, 2016.

Evita at Olney Theatre


Olney Theatre, now- July 24

Andrew Lloyd Webber’s soaring musical chronicles the glamorous and controversial life of Argentine first lady Eva Perón. Running through July 24, this passionate piece is staged intimately at Olney Theatre Center.

Next to Normal at Keegan Theatre

Keegan Theatre, now- July 16

Now through July 16, 2016, you can see the groundbreaking Tony-winning musical, Next to Normal, at the Keegan Theatre. Beloved by audiences, the rich score and characters make for a compelling musical drama you won’t soon forget.

Another Way Home at Theatre J


Theatre J, now- July 17

Don’t miss this sharp, family drama from Anna Ziegler, author of Photograph 51 and BOY.  Peppered with moments of touching comedy, Another Way Home runs through July 17, 2016.

Jumanji at Adventure Theatre MTC


Adventure Theatre MTC, now- August 28

Now through August 28, 2016 you can see the world premiere Jumanji, at Adventure Theatre-MTC. Based on the book by Chris Van Allsburg, this exciting new adaptation is the perfect outing for the whole family.