Main Series

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

If I Forget

If I Forget

Begins 09/12/18

It’s July 2000 in DC, and a modern Jewish family is fracturing over whether to sell their 14th Street real estate in Bethesda native Levenson’s political and deeply personal play about history, responsibility, and compromise.

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Cry It Out

Cry It Out

Begins 11/14/18

Next-door neighbors Jessie and Lina strike up a fast friendship during their maternity leaves, bonding over sleep deprivation and “having it all” in Metzler’s candid comedy about who gets to make which hard choices. 

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Admissions

Admissions

Begins 01/16/19

When the son of the white progressive-and-proud dean of admissions at a boarding school is waitlisted at his Ivy League dream school, his reaction opens a deep rift between the family’s public values and private actions.

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Queen of Basel

Queen of Basel

Begins 03/06/19

WORLD PREMIERE
Supported by Studio R&D, Studio’s New Works Initiative
A bold and Spanish-infused take on Strindberg’s Miss Julie, set in the back kitchen of a Miami hotel during a night of debauchery. An explosive elixir of power, class, and immigration status.

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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 Fall

Begins 10/14/18

CREATED BY Thando Mangcu, Kgomotso Khunoane, Ameera Conrad, Cleo Raatus, Oarabile Ditsele, Sihle Mnqwazana, Sizwesandile Mnisi, Tankiso Mamabolo, and Zandile Madliwa

After helping topple the statue of imperialist Cecil Rhodes at the University of Cape Town, seven student activists grapple with the legacies of race, class, gender, history, and power still standing 24 years after the official end of Apartheid.

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Kings

Begins 12/12/18

A newly elected congresswoman arrives in DC, armed with her ideals, and refuses to play by the rules of lobbyists—or her own party.

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P.Y.G. or The Mis-Edumacation of Dorian Belle

Begins 04/03/19

World Premiere
supported by Studio R&D, Studio Theatre’s new works initiative
A white pop star hires the black ‘bad boy’ hip-hop artists of Petty Young Goons to toughen up his image. The transformation is broadcast on reality TV. What could go wrong?

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introducing the pass

Staceyann Chin in MotherStruck!

choose your plays. choose your days.

academy award-winning playwright

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

wig out!

NOW closed

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.

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Next Performances:
Taste of Studio
  • 8/4/2018 11:00 AM
If I Forget
  • 9/12/2018 8:00 PM
  • 9/13/2018 8:00 PM
  • 9/14/2018 8:00 PM