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New shows in Arlington provide even more reasons to make going to the theater part of your capital area vacation.
You don’t have to leave Arlington to get a healthy dose of culture. From Tony Award®-winning performances and contemporary dance shows to Shakespeare classics and outdoor musicals, seeing a show in Arlington is the perfect way to complete a day of sightseeing and experience the reason Arlington is known for an artsy vibe.
Arlington’s Tony Award®-winning Signature Theatre is known for contemporary and classic musicals and plays. “Our 2018/19 season continues Signature’s commitment to reimagining great musicals and premiering exciting new work,” said Maggie Boland, Signature Theatre’s managing director.
Its 2019-20 season includes:
The theater is located at the Village at Shirlington, a neighborhood of shops and restaurants on a picturesque promenade where you can enjoy an al fresco dinner before or after the show.
Learn the secrets of visual storytelling at Synetic Theater in the Crystal City neighborhood. Founding artistic director Paata Tsikurishvili is unveiling a 2019 - 2020 season of “theater that moves” with wordless performances of popular Shakespeare plays and other favorites, including:
WSC Avant Bard produces classic works with a provocative edge. Avant Bard’s offbeat take on Shakespeare’s classic comedy tells the story through the lens of refugees and exiles. It asks, “How can we all get along on this island Earth?”
Check the StayArlington events calendar for the latest schedule of performances and cultural happenings.
Author: Kathleen Murphy