Main Series

Studio's Main Series is the core of our programming, offering a repertoire of provacative new and contemporary writing from around the world and inventive stagings of contemporary classics.

Skeleton Crew

Skeleton Crew

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As rumors spread through one of the last auto-stamping plants in Detroit, a tight-knit family of workers face what they’re willing to sacrifice to survive.

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Curve of Departure

Curve of Departure

Begins 11/29/17

Family, funerals, and an uncertain future—a gently comic play about the ties we use to bind ourselves to others.

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The Wolves

The Wolves

Begins 01/17/18

Part of the Women's Voices Theater Festival
Soccer and adolescence in their teamwork and violence…a group of 16-year-old girls turn into warriors on the field. Join the pack.

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Translations

Translations

Begins 03/21/18

A modern classic from an Irish master that reminds us how personal the political can be.

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The Remains

The Remains

Begins 05/16/18

WORLD PREMIERE
Supported by Studio R&D, Studio’s New Works Initiative

Ten years after their historic wedding, Kevin and Theo host a dinner for their families—and reveal the truth of their seemingly perfect relationship. A comedy about the tragedy of loving.

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studio x

The work of Studio X is purposefully eclectic, encompassing plays that will benefit from particularly intimate or immersive stagings, presented work, and some of Studio's world premiere projects.

 

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The Effect

Begins 10/04/17

When two volunteers for an antidepressant clinical trial start to feel the tell-tale signs—sweaty hands, thumping hearts—they know they’ve fallen for each other hard. Or are their bodies processing a chemical romance? 

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A Short Series of Disagreements Presented Here In Chronological Order.

Begins 11/02/17

WORLD PREMIERE
Supported by Studio R&D, Studio’s New Works Initiative

Daniel Kitson’s brand-new show is likely to be both funny and thoughtful, absurd and serious, rich with humanity and riddled with frustration.  

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Vietgone

Begins 04/25/18

A Vietnamese-American playwright recreates his parents' 1975 refugee camp romance—with motorcycles, hip-hop, and one epic road trip—in this high-octane comedy about learning where you came from.

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fourth and final production to be announced.


academy award-winning playwright

Tarell Alvin McCraney's WIG OUT! directed by Kent Gash

wig out!

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a curated selection.

Emilie Krause and Ro Boddie in 2016-2017's production of THREE SISTERS, produced with New Neighborhood. Purchase a Classic Package.

you pick the day. we'll do the rest.

the classic package.

Curated with an eye to variety and excellence, these five Main Series plays feature an uncommonly rich repertoire of contemporary writing. You’ll have the same great seats throughout the season on the day you choose. 

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mix. match. make it your own.

Shravan Amin in Tom Stoppard's THE HARD PROBLEM.

the custom package

your picks.

Feel daring? Any way you slice it, this package offers ultimate flexibility. Choose your shows. Choose your dates. Mix in a little of the adventurous Studio X with our traditional core programming. Call the Box Office at 202.332.3300 to order now.

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Next Performances:
Skeleton Crew
  • 9/20/2017 8:00 PM
  • 9/21/2017 8:00 PM
  • 9/22/2017 8:00 PM
The Effect
  • 10/4/2017 7:30 PM
  • 10/5/2017 7:30 PM
  • 10/6/2017 7:30 PM