Already Here, Already Good: D.C.’s Hot Theater Tickets
R&J are here to stay—for a while—“Romeo and Juliet,” under the inventive direction of Aaron Posner with his spouse Erin Weaver as Juliet and Michael Goldsmith as Romoe remain at the Folger Shakespeare Theatre through Dec. 1.
Two to catch at Signature—Christine Lahti, who first gained attention by stealing the movie “Swing Shift” right out from under star Goldie Hawn back in the day, is starring in the world premiere production of “Pride in the Falls of Autrey Mill”, a drama about suburban secrets by hot new playwright Paul Downs Colaizzo of “Really, Really” fame at Signature Theater through December. Just to know you’re in good hands, Michael Kahn, the Shakespere Theatre Company Artistic Director, is directing. Also at Signature through November 24 is the first of three world premiere musicals. In “Crossings”, a train station platform becomes a meeting place across time and space. Music and lyrics by Matt Conner and book by Grace Barnes, directed by Signature artistic director Eric Schaeffer.
It’s “Appropriate” at Woolly Mammoth Theatre —Woolly Mammoth Theatre , the city’s always cool, never-too-old cutting edge theatre is presenting the East DCoast premiere of “Appropriate”, a comic drama by Washingtonian Branden Jacobs-Jekiins, directed by Liesl Tommy. It’s a sharp-eyed, sharptongued look at what lies beneath a Souther families’ secrets. Through Dec. 1.
Star-Crossed Lovers—“Love in Afghanistan”, playwright Charles Randolph Wright’s new play about what happens when a hip hop star entertaining troops in Afghanistan, meets a young AFghanistani enterpreter committed to the fraught-with-danger cause of helping her country’s women. Through Nov. 17.
An Argument—“The Argument”, a newly commissioned 2013 edition of Alexandra Gersten Vassilaro’s relationship drama is now at [Theater J]9http://washingtondcjcc.org/center-for-arts/theater-j/) through Nov. 24.