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Theater comings and goings this week

Tanairi Sade Vazquez and Ron Todorowski star in Twyla Tharp’s “Come Fly Away,” which closes this weekend at the Kennedy Center. (Joan Marcus/Courtesy of Amy Katz)

This week is your last chance to see “Come Fly Away” at the Kennedy Center Eisenhower Theater, and it’s also a good time to get tickets for upcoming shows, including “Xanadu” at Signature Theatre.

Last chance

American Century Theater’s On the Waterfront closes Saturday at Gunston Arts Center Theater II.

Pointless Theatre’s Cab Calloway’s Minnie the Moocher closes Sunday at Flashpoint.

Come Fly Away closes Sunday at the Kennedy Center Eisenhower Theater.

Opening soon

The Kennedy Center festival Look Both Ways: Street Arts Across America brings performance art to the streets of Washington from May 6-12.

In Xanadu,” a forbidden relationship blooms in 1980 Venice. May 8 through July 1 at Signature Theatre.

The Bacchae,” Euripides’s Greek tragedy, is presented by WSC Avant Bard. May 10 through July 1 at Artisphere.


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