Palestinian actor Gasan Abas stars in an production about a Gaza fertility doctor who becomes an unlikely hero. Performed in Hebrew and Arabic, this Mosaic Theater Company of DC presentation is staged by Israeli director Shay Pitovsky.
The musician and poet present "The Ceiling Floats Away," a concert featuring chamber music, vocals, poetry, computer-generated sound and cell phone-operated audience interaction audio-visual software called Nomads. Part of the Atlas Intersections Festival 2016.
Juvenilia tells the story of two bodies born on opposite sides of a vanity mirror. As they grow up, unwelcome forces who try to mold their sense of being. Only together can they confront the challenges life brings them.
Two original, autobiographical devised plays-in-progress presenting the true stories of youth from the D.C. Metro and the questions that those artists have about their communities. Featuring Arena Stages Mead and Mentor ensembles from the Voices of Now program festival.
Pioneering female rappers Salt-n-Pepa inspire the young women in the Griot Girls to travel through time and learn about the various voices of women throughout the African Diaspora. Show features poetry, dance, rap and music.
Urbanarias presents a double bill featuring the world premiere of composer Tom Cipullo's opera about Josephine Baker and a second work in which the spirits of Gertrude Stein and Pablo Picasso argue about their actions during World War II.
The In Series presents Nick Olcott's comedic reimagining of Mozart/DaPonte's work, which follows two sisters from Sandusky, Ohio as they move to Hollywood with their fiances, a vaudeville act. At the Lang Theatre.
The In Series performs Nick Olcott's English adaptation of Beethoven's only opera. At the Lang Theatre.
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.
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