BlackRock Center for the Arts

School/Studio
With a 209-seat proscenium theater, black box theater, exhibition gallery and outdoor stage, this venue attracts a wide variety of acts and audiences.
(Montgomery County)
301-528-2260
Through 9/5

It's Abstract!

Twelve artists including Fran Abrams, Laurie Breen, Sabine Carlson, Laurence Chandler, Felisa Federman, Gordana Gerskovic, Kristin Herzog, Ronald Komara, Hester Ohbi, Lynette Reed, Lynn Rybicki and Bridget Z. Sullivan display their abstract works.
Through 9/5

Still Life Paintings

Still life paintings by artist Rulei Bu are exhibited.
9/10 - 10/3

David Carlson: Works on Paper

The artist's spontaneous works on paper are displayed.
9/10 - 10/3

Pop: Everlasting

Local artist Cory Oberndorfer displays his series of drippy Popsicle paintings as a sweet ode to summer.
10/4 - 10/5

The Spencers' Theatre of Illusion

The magicians perform an interactive show.
10/17

An Evening with Groucho Marx

Frank Ferrante portrays the comedian throughout his career.
10/24 - 10/25

Taylor 2

The six-member touring company, an adjunct of the Paul Taylor Dance Company, presents works from their repertoire, including "Funny Papers," "Company B" and "Arden Court."
10/8 - 11/1

Timeless Traditions, Today's Landscapes

Inspired by the beauty and timeless appeal of the landscape, more than 30 members of the Washington Society of Landscape Painters exhibit oil, acrylic and watercolor paintings on canvas and paper.
11/1 - 11/2

Fancy Nancy the Musical

Though it isn't the role she wanted, Jane O'Connor's children's book character attempts to make the most out of her role of tree in a play.
10/8 - 11/9

You Were Here: Photographs by Esther Hidalgo

Scenes depicting development and urban decay in Washington, DC are captured with vintage film cameras and processes by emerging photographer Esther Hidalgo, who earned her BFA from the Corcoran College of Art + Design
11/14
11/15

Paralell Exit

Drama Desk stages the vaudeville comedy.
12/6

It's a Wonderful Life: Live From WVL Radio Theatre

The movie about a down-on-his-luck man and a wingless angel is retold as a 1940s radio broadcast.
11/12 - 12/19

His & Hers: Ron Loyd & Jodi Walsh

Husband and wife, Ron Loyd and Jodi Walsh, team up for an exhibition of their ceramic artworks exploring organic textural surfaces.
11/12 - 12/19

Michele Hoben: Footfalls

Expressive and powerful abstract paintings by Washington, DC artist Michele Hoben are displayed.