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Best Alternatives To Shopping On Black Friday In Washington DC

If you don’t want to spend the Friday after Thanksgiving eating leftovers and watching holiday classics, here are a few options that are far more entertaining than standing in line for a flat screen television.


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Arena Stage Premieres New Play ‘Mary T & Lizzy K’

Arena Stage is opening a new play focused on the friendship between Mary Todd Lincoln and her dressmaker, the former slave Elizabeth Keckley, during the Civil War.


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Best Directors In The Local Theater Scene In Washington DC

The Washington-area theater scene offers intriguing and ground-breaking works from some of the industry’s edgiest and most thought-provoking directors. Here are three impressive directors who are putting on some outstanding plays this spring.


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D.C. Area Colleges, Theaters to Create Civil War Plays

Four major universities are joining theater companies in Boston, Baltimore, Washington and Atlanta in a project to commission new plays, music and dance compositions about the Civil War and its lasting legacy.


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At Arena Stage, Show Must Go On Despite Flu Outbreak

LANHAM, Md. (CBSDC)– The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention warned that it would be a bad flu season, but who could have predicted the problems it would cause for the Arena Stage production of […]


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Arena Stage Raises Funds For D.C. AIDS Organizations With Benefit Performance

Arena Stage is hosting a special benefit performance of “The Normal Heart” to raise funds for Washington-area AIDS organizations.


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Best Upcoming Theater Events In DC

These shows will take you through the motions and then some; you will laugh, think, cry, learn and burn calories.



Best LGBT Events In DC

Washington, D.C. is home to many LGBT-friendly organizations. The DC Center provides a wide variety of programs, groups and services for the LGBT community. These events are open to the public.



DC Local Theater Spring Preview

D.C. has an extensive theater scene, but it can be hard to distinguish those that stand above the rest. Refer to this list for the best attractions coming to the area this spring.


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Season Schedule: Arena Stage Plans New Season With ‘My Fair Lady’

Arena Stage has released it’s 2012 season schedule with some returning acts but many many new performances as well. The venue will feature music by Janis Joplin, a reinvigorated “My Fair Lady” and much more.