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Past Events: Theater

  • The Kennedy Center Barbara Cook's Spotlight: Sutton Foster

    Fri., Jan. 14, 2011, 7:30 PM
    2010-2011 Season
    Tony Award–winning actress and singer Sutton Foster (Thoroughly Modern Millie, Shrek, the Musical) performs in this theater cabaret performance series curated by Broadway legend Barbara Cook.

  • Rodgers & Hammerstein's South Pacific

    Dec. 14, 2010 - Jan. 16, 2011
    2010-2011 Season
    Lincoln Center Theater brings their reinvention of Rodgers and Hammerstein's classic musical South Pacific for an enchanting holiday engagement in the Opera House.

  • The Kennedy Center Barbara Cook's Spotlight: Norm Lewis

    Fri., Dec. 10, 2010, 7:30 PM
    2010-2011 Season
    Actor and singer Norm Lewis (Side Show, The Little Mermaid) performs in this theater cabaret performance series curated by Broadway legend Barbara Cook.

  • Traverse Theatre Company's Midsummer (A play with songs)

    Nov. 11 - 13, 2010
    2010-2011 Season
    Unflinching in its stare at the panic that hits everyone as they approach middle age, Midsummer is a "warm-hearted, beautifully sculpted musical romantic comedy" (The Scotsman).

  • Barbara Cook's Spotlight: Tammy Grimes

    Sat., Nov. 6, 2010, 7:30 PM
    2010-2011 Season
    Tony Award–winning Broadway, television, and cabaret star Tammy Grimes (The Unsinkable Molly Brown, 42nd Street) performs in this theater cabaret performance series curated by Broadway legend Barbara Cook.

  • Ridgefield Middle School Talent Nite

    Sat., Nov. 6, 2010, 3:00 PM
    2010-2011 Season
    An unrestrained showcase of passion and ugly, Ridgefield Middle School Talent Nite is a tribute to the days when it couldn't get any better than slow dancing and orange soda.

  • The Grubrag Ballad

    Sat., Nov. 6, 2010, 1:00 PM
    2010-2011 Season
    The Grubrag Ballad is an epic poem that tells the still-continuing story of the Grubrag's struggles in Atabar and his journey from outcast to enlightened soul.

  • Nine Years

    Nov. 4 - 5, 2010
    2010-2011 Season
    Gregg Whelan and Gary Winters bring together the experiences of a nine-year trip around the world on foot and bicycle in a funny and thoughtful 90-minute theatrical presentation.
     

  • Hard-Hearted Hannah and Other Stories

    Sat., Oct. 30, 2010, 3:00 PM
    2010-2011 Season
    Brighton-based Cartoon de Salvo cleverly mixes storytelling, improvisation, and live music, captivating audiences with its highly accessible and irreverently honest brand of theater.

  • A Life in Three Acts

    Oct. 28 - 30, 2010
    2010-2011 Season
    The story of celebrated performer and key figure in Britain's post-war gay liberation struggle, Bette Bourne, A Life in Three Acts is more than a memoir. This solo performance by Bourne is a moving celebration of liberation.

  • HAIR

    Oct. 26 - Nov. 21, 2010
    2010-2011 Season
    The tribe of the Age of Aquarius is still protesting the war, freeing their love, letting their hair down, and baring it all in HAIR. "The kids are all right," says the New York Times. "Quite a bit more than all right."

  • Chekhov International Theatre Festival: Twelfth Night

    Oct. 22 - 23, 2010
    2010-2011 Season
    Chekhov International Theatre Festival presents its version of Shakespeare's Twelfth Night. Performed in Russian with English surtitles.

  • Chekhov International Theatre Festival: Three Sisters

    Oct. 19 - 20, 2010
    2010-2011 Season
    Chekhov International Theatre Festival presents its exclusive North American premiere of Anton Chekhov's Three Sisters. Performed in Russian with English surtitles.

  • Chekhov International Theatre Festival: Three Sisters

    Oct. 19 - 20, 2010
    2010-2011 Season
    Chekhov International Theatre Festival presents its exclusive North American premiere of Anton Chekhov's Three Sisters. Performed in Russian with English surtitles.

  • Barbara Cook's Spotlight: Kelli O'Hara

    Fri., Oct. 15, 2010, 7:30 PM
    2010-2011 Season
    Three-time Tony Award–nominated actress, singer, and songwriter Kelli O'Hara (South Pacific, The Light in the Piazza) performs in this theater cabaret performance series curated by Broadway legend Barbara Cook.

  • Disney and Cameron Mackintosh present Mary Poppins

    Jul. 1 - Aug. 22, 2010
    2009-2010 Season
    Featuring the irresistible story and unforgettable songs from one of the most popular Disney films of all time, plus brand-new breathtaking dance numbers and spectacular stagecraft, Mary Poppins is everything you'd ever want in a hit Broadway show!

  • Reduced Shakespeare Company: Completely Hollywood (abridged)

    Jun. 22 - Jul. 11, 2010
    2009-2010 Season
    America's "Bad Boys of Abridgement" are back, taking on 197 movies in 100 minutes with hilarious results. It's summer's biggest blockbuster with no stars, no budget, and no popcorn--but plenty of laughs!

  • Barbara Cook's Spotlight: John Pizzarelli & Jessica Molaskey

    Fri., Jun. 4, 2010, 7:30 PM
    2009-2010 Season
    Husband and wife duo John Pizzarelli (Dream) and Jessica Molaskey (Parade) perform in this theater cabaret performance series curated by Broadway legend Barbara Cook.

  • Thurgood

    Jun. 1 - 20, 2010
    2009-2010 Season
    Laurence Fishburne stars in Thurgood written by George Stevens Jr., the dramatic retelling of the life of Thurgood Marshall, the first African American to be appointed to the Supreme Court.

  • Barbara Cook's Spotlight: Laura Benanti

    Fri., Apr. 30, 2010, 7:30 PM
    2009-2010 Season
    Tony Award winner Laura Benanti (Gypsy) performs in this theater cabaret performance series curated by Broadway legend Barbara Cook.

  • Terrence McNally's Nights at the Opera: Master Class

    Mar. 25 - Apr. 18, 2010
    2009-2010 Season
    Award-winning actress Tyne Daly stars as Maria Callas in Terrence McNally's Tony-winning Master Class, which depicts the diva reminiscing on the triumphs and tragedies of her life and career. Part of Terrence McNally's Nights at the Opera.

  • Terrence McNally's Nights at the Opera: The Lisbon Traviata

    Mar. 20 - Apr. 11, 2010
    2009-2010 Season
    Deriving its title from an unauthorized recording of a Maria Callas performance in Lisbon which became a collector's item, The Lisbon Traviata reflects on romantic obsession and diva worship. Part of Terrence McNally's Nights at the Opera.

  • Terrence McNally's Nights at the Opera: Golden Age

    Mar. 12 - Apr. 4, 2010
    2009-2010 Season
    The Kennedy Center presents the D.C. premiere of Terrence McNally's Golden Age, a backstage drama surrounding the premiere of Bellini's final opera I Puritani. Part of Terrence McNally's Nights at the Opera.

  • Young Frankenstein

    Dec. 15, 2009 - Jan. 10, 2010
    2009-2010 Season
    The classic Mel Brooks movie Young Frankenstein is ALIVE in a spectacular new musical production direct from Broadway. The Tony-winning trio behind The Producers teams up for this wickedly inspired re-imagining of the Frankenstein legend.

  • Barbara Cook's Spotlight: Karen Akers

    Sat., Dec. 12, 2009, 7:30 PM
    2009-2010 Season
    Tony Award nominee and nightclub legend Karen Akers (Nine) performs in this theater cabaret performance series curated by Broadway legend Barbara Cook.

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