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Friday, April 22, 2005;

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Now on sale:

American Century Theater
At Gunston Arts Center
"Moby Dick Rehearsed"
Friday, April 22, 2005 - 8:00pm - $16.10
This event will also be available online from 12noon-4:00pm at www.TICKETplace.org

Arena Stage
In the Fichandler
"The Piano Lesson"
Friday, April 22, 2005 - 8:00pm - $37.80

Journeymen Theater
"The Colorado Catechism"
Friday, April 22, 2005 - 8:00pm - $12.40

Kennedy Center
In the Concert Hall
National Symphony Orchestra: Mahler Symphony No. 9
Friday, April 22, 2005 - 8:00pm - $40.30

MetroStage
Sophocles' "Electra"
Friday, April 22, 2005 - 8:00pm - $22.95

National Geographic
Al Petteway & Amy White in a Concert Celebrating Earth Day
Friday, April 22, 2005 - 6:30pm - $16.10

Round House Bethesda
"Life x 3"
Friday, April 22, 2005 - 8:00pm - $26.05
This event will also be available online from 12noon-4:00pm at www.TICKETplace.org

Shakespeare Theatre
"The Tempest"
Friday, April 22, 2005 - 8:00pm - $38.45

Signature Theatre
"Ten Unknowns"
Friday, April 22, 2005 - 8:00pm - $21.70
This event will also be available online from 12noon-4:00pm at www.TICKETplace.org

Silver Spring Stage
"Independence"
Friday, April 22, 2005 - 8:00pm - $9.30
This event will also be available online from 12noon-4:00pm at www.TICKETplace.org

Studio Theatre
In the Metheny
"Afterplay" - LAST WEEK
Friday, April 22, 2005 - 8:00pm - $26.65

Special Half-Price Advance Sale:

Alexandria Choral Society
At Fairlington UMC
Mother's Day Choral Bouquet
Saturday, May 7, 2005 - 8:00pm - $12.40

American Century Theater
At Gunston Arts Center, Theater II
"Moby Dick Rehearsed"
Saturday, April 23, 2005 - 2:30pm - $14.25

Cantate Chamber Singers At St John's Norwood Parish
"Le Baroque Francais"
Saturday, May 7, 2005 - 8:00pm - $15.50

Corcoran Gallery of Art
"History Told Through Humor: 80 Years of New Yorker Cartoons"
Thursday, April 28, 2005 - 7:00pm - $15.50

Dance Place
Clancy Works Dance Company
Saturday, April 23, 2005 - 8:00pm - $11.15
Sunday, April 24, 2005 - 7:00pm - $11.15

Folger Theatre
"The Clandestine Marriage"
Sunday, April 24, 2005 - 7:30pm - $23.55
Tuesday, April 26, 2005 - 7:30pm - $23.55
Wednesday, April 27, 2005 - 7:30pm - $23.55

Folger Theatre
Poetry Series
Philip Levine
Monday, May 2, 2005 - 7:30pm - $6.20
Walt Whitman Birthday Tribute with Mark Doty & Anne Waldman
Monday, May 16, 2005 - 7:30pm - $6.20

Folger Theatre
PEN/Faulkner Fiction Series
Writing for Young Audiences: Readings and Conversations with Children's Book Authors
Monday, May 23, 2005 - 8:00pm - $9.30

Folger Theatre
Folger Consort: "Playing with Fire"
Friday, May 27, 2005 - 8:00pm - $17.35
Saturday, May 28, 2005 - 5:00pm - $17.35
Saturday, May 28, 2005 - 8:00pm - $17.35
Sunday, May 29, 2005 - 2:00pm - $17.35

GMU Center for the Arts
Jeffrey Siegel: Keyboard Conversations
Sunday, May 1, 2005 - 7:00pm - $10.85
Rennie Harris: Facing Mekka
Saturday, May 7, 2005 - 8:00pm - $24.80
The Acting Company: "The Heart is a Lonely Hunter"
Sunday, May 8, 2005 - 7:00pm - $21.10

Goethe-Institut Washington
812 Seventh St NW
Film Series: Bruno Ganz Retrospective "Behind Me"
Monday, April 25, 2005 - 6:30pm - $3.70
"Knife in the Head"
Wednesday, April 27, 2005 - 6:30pm - $3.70
"Bread and Tulips"
Friday, April 29, 2005 - 6:30pm - $3.70
"The Left-Handed Woman"
Monday, May 2, 2005 - 6:30pm - $3.70
"Truth and Lies"
Wednesday, May 4, 2005 - 6:30pm - $3.70
"Circle of Deceit"
Friday, May 6, 2005 - 6:30pm - $3.70
"The Inventor"
Monday, May 9, 2005 - 6:30pm - $3.70
"The American Friend"
Wednesday, May 11, 2005 - 6:30pm

Journeymen Theater
At 601 S. Clark Street, Arlington VA
"The Colorado Catechism"
Saturday, April 23, 2005 - 2:00pm - $12.40
Saturday, April 23, 2005 - 8:00pm - $12.40

MetroStage
Sophocles' "Electra"
Sunday, April 24, 2005 - 7:00pm - $19.85

Music Center at Strathmore
"Footworks Percussive Dance"
Friday, May 13, 2005 - 8:00pm - $15.50, $12.40

National Geographic
US-ASEAN Film, Video, Photography Festival
"Beautiful Washing Machine"
Saturday, April 30, 2005 - 12:30pm - $3.10
"The Epic and the Legend: I La Galigo and Robert Wilson, Birthday"
Saturday, April 30, 2005 - 3:00pm - $3.10
"Keka"
Saturday, April 30, 2005 - 5:00pm - $3.10
"Princess of Mount Ledang"
Saturday, April 30, 2005 - 7:00pm - $3.10
"Arisan!"
Monday, May 2, 2005 - 7:00pm - $3.10
"I-Fak (The Judgement)"
Tuesday, May 3, 2005 - 7:00pm - $3.10
"Perth"
Wednesday, May 4, 2005 - 6:00pm - $3.10
"I Not Stupid"
Wednesday, May 4, 2005 - 8:00pm - $3.10

National Museum of Women in the Arts
Berthe Morisot: The "Amicable Medusa" and Reverie
Sunday May 1, 2005 - 2:00pm - $6.20

Signature Theater
"Ten Unknowns"
Sunday, April 24, 2005 - 2:00pm - $22.30

Silver Spring Stage
"Independence"
Saturday, April 23, 2005 - 8:00pm - $9.30
Sunday, April 24, 2005 - 2:00pm - $9.30

Studio Theater
In the Methney
"After Play"
Saturday, April 23, 2005 - 2:00pm - $21.70
Sunday, April 24, 2005 - 7:00pm - $21.70

Washington Bach Consort
At Schlesinger Hall
3001 North Beauregard St, Alexandria, Va
"The Joy of Bach"
Sunday, May 1, 2005 - 3:00pm - $18.60

Washington Savoyards
At the Duke Ellington Theater, 3500 R Street, NW
"The Pirates of Penzance"
Thursday, April 28, 2005 - 8:00pm - $18.60, $15.50
Friday, April 29, 2005 - 8:00pm - $18.60, $15.50
Saturday, April 30, 2005 - 2:30pm - $21.70, $18.60
Saturday, April 30, 2005 - 8:00pm - $21.70, $18.60
Sunday, May 1, 2005 - 2:30pm - $21.70, $18.60

Washington Stage Guild
At 14th and T Streets
"Humble Boy"
Saturday, April 23, 2005 - 2:30pm - $17.35
Sunday, April 24, 2005 - 2:30pm - $17.35

Theatre Events & Beyond:

Pay What You Can at Washington Stage Guild:
The Washington Stage Guild is offering pay-what-you-can performances of its Washington area premiere of Humble Boy by Charlotte Jones on Friday, April 22, at 8pm. It's luncheon in the garden, the beehive has been emptied but something extra's in the soup. An unusual look at an anything-but-typical family group in Moreton-on-the-Mold where some find astrophysics funny! For more information, call 240-582-0050 or visit www.stageguild.org.

Cherry Red Productions' First Feature Film:
Cherry Red Productions announces their first feature film: "Trapped by the Mormons. Isoldi Keane is a top recruiter in all of Mormondom...using his mesmeric powers to ensnare the young and delightful Nora Prescott into his evil Mormon web of passion, polygamy and pamphlets! Don't miss this silly and sinister remake of the silent 1922 cult horror classic. April 22-May 14 at the Warehouse Screening Room 1021 Seventh St NW. Admission is $8. Call 202-298-9077. Tickets may be purchased in advance at www.trappedbythemormons.com

"SECOND SATURDAYS" Free Play Readings:
Woolly Mammoth announces the 2005 reading series of new plays from its PLAYGROUND PLAYWRIGHTS GROUP. The "Second Saturdays" readings take place on the second Saturday of each month at the Touchstone Gallery at 406 7th Street, NW in the Penn Quarter, soon to be Woolly's new neighborhood in the spring of 2005 when its new theater opens at 7th & D. All readings are FREE (no reservations), begin at 1pm and feature a Q&A with the playwright afterwards. For full schedule and play descriptions, visit www.woollymammoth.net.

Stages for All Ages--Back for 2005!
Stages for All Ages, the popular League of Washington Theatres program sponsored by The Washington Post, is back for 2005--our seventh year! Once again, theatres around the area are offering a free ticket, for selected performances, for a young person 17 years of age or under with every full price adult ticket purchased. Theatres from Theater of the First Amendment in Fairfax, VA to Rep Stage in Columbia, MD including Arena Stage, the Kennedy Center, The Shakespeare Theatre, Round House Theatre, and many more are taking part in Stages for All Ages this year. There are also performances at Dance Place and the Folger Poetry Series and PEN/Faulkner series. Information about this year's Stages for All Ages performances are listed on the LOWT website, www.lowt.org, and Stages for All Ages brochures will be out soon. To request a brochure or to sign up for the Stages for All Ages email list, please visit www.lowt.org.

Washington Theatre Review:
Washington Theater Review, a new publication devoted to theater in the Washington, DC area, offers an array of information and a variety of links to other theater-related websites. Please visit their website at www.washingtontheater.com.

DCPLAY:
DCPLAY is a social group of people 21-39 in the DC area who get together in large or small groups to see a play, usually coupled with dinner before or after. It's free to join and the events and people are laid back, friendly, and a lot of fun! http://dcplay.org

DC Classics:
DC Classics is a social/discussion group that meets at public venues in the DC metro area to watch and discuss classic, foreign, and independent films. Anyone can plan an event. Membership is free and open to everyone. http://groups.yahoo.com/group/dcclassics/

DC Ushers:
The Ushers is a theatre-going social group that meets for dinner, sees a show, has a discussion with the cast, and the cast joins them for desserts. In it's 13th year, the group meets for play readings and marathon theatre weekend trips to NYC. For more information www.ushers.us

Footlights:
Footlights is a DC area modern drama discussion group, now completing its ninth year. They meet monthly at local restaurants for dinner and discussion of a play with playwrights, directors and scholars. They read plays, and usually attend performances of most of the plays discussed. Membership in Footlights is free, although they encourage contributions to cover expenses. Footlights always gets group rates at local theaters. You can attend their dinner-discussions, join their theater trips, or both. All contributions to Footlights are tax-deductible. Visit them at www.footlightsdc.org.

The Theatre Lobby:
The Theatre Lobby Trust Fund members have been awarding Mary Goldwater Awards for "excellence against odds" for 19 years to small theaters in the Washington area and to artists working in them. We are seeking new members who would like to participate in rewarding deserving small theaters and their artists. Theatre Lobby members meet monthly to discuss what we've seen and to plan the awards. The annual $25 dues go towards these awards. Please come to one of our meetings and see if you would like to join us! Call 202-965-1058 for more information.

About TICKETplace:

TICKETplace is now online at www.TICKETplace.org. Online sales are available Tuesday - Friday from 12noon - 4:00pm for a limited number of events.

Before coming to the TICKETplace booth, check our webpage at www.cultural-alliance.org/tickets or call 202-TIC-KETS to make certain the tickets you want are available at the TICKETplace booth. REMEMBER,occasionally a venue takes their tickets back prior to the opening of the TICKETplace booth at 11:00am.

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