Atlas Performing Arts Center

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Atlas Performing Arts Center
Through 1/29


The production is centered around Mama Darleena Andrews, a black transgender woman and an etiquette instructor at the Center on Halsted in Chicago. At the Lang Theatre.
Through 2/5

Someone is Going to Come

The Washington premiere of the new play by Norwegian dramatist Jon Fosse. At the Lang Theatre.
2/6 - 2/7

Mosaic Theater Company: Ism: A Tragicomedy

A sketch show compiled by Anu Yadav and directed by Paige Hernandez.
1/25 - 2/19

Hooded: Or Being Black for Dummies

Tru, a street smart teen from Baltimore, decides that Marquis, a brainy prep-schooler, has forgotten his roots and pens him a manual.
2/16 - 2/20

Imagination Stage: Blue

Two friends, Inky and Pale, learn about the different colors of the rainbow.
2/24 - 3/6

2016 Intersections Festival

DC artists come together to mix genres and produce more than 1000 performances.
3/29 - 4/2

Nutt and Bolt

Two robot rivals learn to work together as a team in this children's production.
3/23 - 4/9

The Night Alive

The 2013 drama by Irish contemporary poet Conor McPherson about a vagabond Dubliner and the woman he rescues from the street. Staged by Scena Theatre.
4/6 - 4/30

Mosaic Theater: A Human Being Died That Night

A play based on African psychologist's Pumla Gobodo-Madikizela's interactions with assassin Eugene de Kock. At the Lang Theatre.
3/29 - 4/30

Mosaic Theater: The Blood Knot

Athol Fugard's multilayered tale about two biracial brothers in South Africa's apartheid era. At the Lang Theatre.
4/21 - 5/21

Rorschach Theatre: Forgotten Kingdoms

Set in Indonesia, a reverend attempts to convert his community leader's son.
5/15 - 6/4

Fear Eats the Soul

The U.S. premiere of the staged adaptation of Rainer Werner Fassbinder's film about an unlikely bond between an elderly German woman and a Moroccan migrant worker in post-war Germany. Performed by Scena Theatre.
5/18 - 6/11

Mosaic Theater: Ulysses on Bottles

An Israeli-Arab teacher is arrested after an attempt to enter the Gaza Strip on a raft made of plastic bottles. At the Lang Theatre.
6/7 - 7/2

The Return (Oved Shabbat)

The American premiere of a mystery play by Hanna Eady and Edward Mast that is set in a auto-repair shop in old Herzliya.

Editorial Review

The center includes a studio for Joy of Motion Dance Center and serves as the home of African Continuum Theatre, a professional black theater company. Atlas Arts Partners will offer classes in dance, acting, music and creative writing. Small-scale productions in the lab theaters are planned to complement major offerings in the larger theaters.