D.C. has one of the best theatre scenes in the nation. You can always expect seats to be filled on the opening night of plays and musicals even in the smallest theatres. Summer is over, and that means Washingtonian theatre lovers are all anticipating the new season. Well, the wait is over.
It’s theatre season in D.C. and several theatres are starting their 2016-2017 seasons. Check out these plays all starting in September at several local theatres:
Collective Rage: A Play in Five Boops is showing at the Woolly Mammoth Theatre from Sept. 12 to Oct. 9, 2016. “Five different women named Betty collide at the intersection of anger, sex and the thea-tah,” in this romantic comedy about female identity, according to Woolly Mammoth. This play will have you doubling over in laughter while discounting the stereotypes surrounded by the female identity. Click here for more information on how to purchase tickets.
What We’re Up Against: Keegan Theatre presents “What We’re Up Against,” a comedy about sexism in the workplace. It takes a look at the complicated battle of the sexes and one woman’s response when she “tires of slamming into the glass ceiling” while working at an architecture firm. The show debuts Sept. 24 to Oct. 15, 2016. To purchase tickets, click here.
Romeo and Juliet: From Sept. 13 to Nov. 6, 2016, the Lansburgh Theatre will debut Romeo and Juliet. Don’t miss out on this new production of the classic and tragic Shakespearean love story. Click here to learn more about this production of Romeo and Juliet.
Sense and Sensibility: Folger Theatre presents the tale of sisterhood and romance based on a novel by Jane Austen: “Sense and Sensibility.” Sudden financial straits force the Dashwood family to move to a distant cottage, and two sisters become engaged in heart-wrenching romances. The play runs from Sept. 13 to Oct. 30. Click here to learn more about Sense and Sensibility.
Cloud 9: Caryl Churchill explores the fluidity of gender, sexuality and identity. This play will raise the question: What forces define who we are–and at what cost? The play runs from Sept. 7 to Oct. 16, 2016 at Studio Theatre. Visit Studio Theatre’s website to learn more about Cloud 9.
Theatre in D.C. has always been cherished. Get your tickets now for your family and friends to see these productions at these beloved local theatres.