Live Performance

“Rosie Revere, Engineer & Friends”

Rosie Revere, Engineer & Friends

“Our students LOVED the Rosie Revere! It was the first play or musical that many of them had ever seen. They are still talking about it! It was terrific!” MARY B, 2ND GRADE TEACHER Ms. Greer’s classroom includes three inquisitive out-of-the-box thinkers. Rosie Revere has big dreams. Iggy Peck has a relentless passion for architecture. … Read more

Amadou & Mariam and Blind Boys of Alabama

“Amadou and Mariam infuse blues riffs and melodic pop hooks into traditional Malian music, creating rich sonic tapestries that are intensely joyful while retaining the muted cool of indie rock.” THE WASHINGTON POST “Seeing the Blind Boys of Alabama in concert is part living history, part concert, all uplifting experience…the best moments come when the … Read more

“The Origin of Love: The Songs & Stories of Hedwig”

The Origin of Love: The Songs & Stories of Hedwig

“A love letter to HEDWIG fans everywhere…leaving the theater with a crowd of people filled with such love and joy in their hearts was an experience I won’t soon forget and would happily repeat anytime.” DC THEATER SCENE Tony Award-winning, Golden Globe-nominated co-creator, star and director of Hedwig and the Angry Inch John Cameron Mitchell regales like … Read more

BANDALOOP

BANDALOOP

“What would dance look like if it were freed from the constraints of gravity?” – THE SEATTLE TIMES BANDALOOP re-imagines dance, activating public spaces and inspiring wonder and imagination in audiences around the globe. An innovator in vertical performance, BANDALOOP seamlessly weaves dynamic physicality, intricate choreography and climbing technology to turn the dance floor on … Read more

Pacifica Quartet

Pacifica

“…nothing short of phenomenal…”  THE TELEGRAPH READ PROGRAM NOTES Recognized for its virtuosity, exuberant performance style and often-daring repertory choices, over the past twenty-five years the Pacifica Quartet has achieved international recognition as one of the finest chamber ensembles performing today. Their program of thoughtfully selected works features string quartets written by American female composers during … Read more

Alan Cumming and Ari Shapiro – ‘Och and Oy! A Considered Cabaret’

Alan Cumming and Ari Shapiro - 'Och and Oy! A Considered Cabaret'

“Together, Cumming and Shapiro crafted an entertaining evening, showcasing their shared and individual talents for song and story.” PORTLAND PRESS HERALD Witty banter. Heartfelt stories. Unrivaled showmanship. Award-winning performer Alan Cumming (Cabaret, The Good Wife) and beloved NPR personality and musician Ari Shapiro (NPR’s All Things Considered, Pink Martini) both transport audiences to other worlds through … Read more

“RENT 25th Anniversary Farewell Tour”

"RENT 25th Anniversary Farewell Tour"

“It has become more than a musical – it’s a cultural touchstone, a rite of passage and a source of joy and strength for millions. RENT has become a part of us forever.” BROADWAY WORLD In 1996, Jonathan Larson’s masterpiece transformed Broadway. Twenty years later, RENT returned to the road in a vibrant 20th Anniversary … Read more

“Cartography”

“Cartography explores a world alive with transitions and movement by characters speaking their minds; representing those often made purposely invisible by others…A wonder of theater-making.” DC METRO Inflatable rafts on the Mediterranean. Dark holds of cargo trucks. Family photos hidden carefully in a backpack. Hear the stories of young refugees when CARTOGRAPHY asks what part … Read more

Music from the Sole: “Partido”

Music from the Sole: 'Partido'

“Polyrhythmic groove and […] light, quick mystery. Mr. Sandoval and his five dancers shared a loose athletic grace.” THE NEW YORK TIMES Blurring the line between a dance and music performance, PARTIDO explores the convergence of percussive dance and live music with contemporary urban styles in African-American and Afro-Brazilian culture. Inspired by Leonardo Sandoval’s experience as an … Read more

“Summer: The Donna Summer Musical”

Summer

“PURE BLISS. An ebullient era in music! It gives the trailblazing songstress her rightful place in pop culture” THE HOLLYWOOD REPORTER Our February presentation of SUMMER: The Donna Summer Musical at Merrill Auditorium has been rescheduled to June 5. She was a girl from Boston with a voice from heaven, who shot through the stars from gospel … Read more