Welcome to CultureMob’s weekly run down of theater shows opening, closing, and playing in Washington. Bookmark this page: updates often.


solas nua opens Johnny Meister + the Snitch at Flashpoint on Thursday, June 24.

Theater J opens New Jerusalem on June 26.

This is Not a Time Bomb opens at Source on June 27.


Through June 19, you can catch: One Destiny at Ford’s Theatre, and Oleanna at the DC Arts Center by Dark Horse Theatre Company. Also through June 19, catch Woolly Mammoth Theatre present two broken rebels struggling to heal each other in Gruesome Playground Injuries. The Kennedy Center run of Thurgood ends on the 20th.

Still Playing

Ensemble dog & pony dc describe their Courage as “part gypsy-punk concert, part tent-revival, part raucous night out with 60 of your closest friends, Courage isn’t a standard night at the theatre… but we wish it was.” You can party with your closest 60 through June 26

Studio Theater‘s extended run of Mamet’s American Buffalo is playing through June 27. Ending on the same day is GALA Hispanic Theatre’s Bola: Cuba’s Ambassador of Spoken Song. (Monoglots, fret not: English subtitles provided.)

Synetic Theater recently added Othello to their repertoire of silently rendered Shakespeare. Show closes July 3.

Arena Stage presents Duke Ellington’s Sophisticated Ladies through June 27. Also at Arena is D.W. Jacobs’s take on the life of American renaissance man R. Buckminster Fuller, running through July 3.

Hit the H Street Playhouse anytime between now and July 3 to catch dark comedy Gretty Good Time.

The Kennedy Center continues its 20 year open run of Shear Madness.

Shakespeare Theatre Company presents Mrs. Warren’s Profession until July 11. (Spoiler: that profession is managing a chain of brothels.)

Keegan Theatre opens two shows at its intimate Church Street venue this week: A Man of No Importance opens Saturday, and Tuesday begins the American premiere run of Kevin Barry’s There Are Little Kingdoms. Check out the CultureMob interview with cast member Suzanne Watts.

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