2017/18 Season


June 6—July 1, 2018

Based on the true story of comedian/actor Jack Gilford, this stunning comic drama is written by his son. When a romance blossoms between a rising comic and a firebrand actress, they face being blacklisted along with their friends and fellow artists.

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Hold These Truths

July 11—Aug 5, 2018

An unsung American hero, Gordon Hirabayashi, fought passionately for the Constitution against an unexpected adversary: his own country.

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Fri, 8/17 @ 7pm • Sun, 8/19 @ 3pm

Did Springsteen help bring down The Wall? His 1988 concert in East Berlin is the centerpiece of this tense, fascinating drama of Anne, an American music producer caught up in the politics of intimidation at the height of the Cold War.

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Tue, 8/14 @ 8pm • Sat, 8/18 @ 12pm

The space race. Astronauts circling the heavens. And now a world record-holding pilot stands ready to join them and alter the course of history. If only America will let her. The incredible true story of a woman who dreamt of stars.

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Sat, 8/11 @ 8pm • Wed, 8/15 @ 8pm • Sat, 8/18 @ 8pm

The creator of TheatreWorks’ hits EMMA and DADDY LONG LEGS returns with an unforgettable musical of the Jane Austen classic, told with a bold contemporary edge. In a romantic comedy for the ages, a liberated Lizzie Bennet and disdainful Mr. Darcy discover the irresistible power of love.

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Sun, 8/12 @ 7pm • Thu, 8/16 @ 8pm • Sun, 8/19 @ 7pm

With his community facing the recession, a talented dancer falls hard for the girlfriend of a ‘gangsta’ rapper, threatening his own dreams of hip hop stardom. This tale of family, identity, and the search for truth won the “Best of Fest” Award at the New York Musical Festival.

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Sun, 8/19 @ 12:00pm

Bring your questions and be a part of the conversation with writers who are shaping the theatre landscape of tomorrow.

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Native Gardens

Aug 22—Sept 16, 2018

When an up-and-coming Latino couple purchases a home beside the prize-winning garden of a prominent Washington, DC family, conflicts over fences and flora spiral into territorial turmoil, exposing both couples’ notions of race, taste, class, and privilege.

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