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  • Experience DC's favorite holiday tradition this year — Streaming On-Demand from Keegan Theatre as they present a new filmed version of their beloved holiday play, "An Irish Carol" (Dec 24-31), its 10th Anniversary. The play is an homage to Dickens’ classic – told as only the Irish can. A comic and touching play, set in a modern Dublin pub. Tickets $30/household for 1-week On Demand digital rental.

  • Olney Theatre Center presents their annual production of Paul Morella's solo "A Christmas Carol" virtually this year, streaming thru January 3, 2021. This is a new, filmed version of the Charles Dickens classic. Even better, you can watch as many times as you like thru January 3 (90 min). Tickets $20 ($15 for members).

  • Imagination Stage presents Digital Field Trips of "The Snow Queen" thru February 26, 2021, a new kind of theatre experience designed expressly for the current moment that allows students to experience the joy of live theatre safely from their socially distant classrooms or homes. The class attends a virtual, actor-lead workshop that connects students to the themes of the show and asks students to participate in activities that directly involve them, then Classes “attend” a fully-produced theatre performance of The Snow Queen – streamed right into their classrooms or home. For Ages 5+.

  • Ford's Theatre presents their annual "A Christmas Carol" as a radio play for 2020. Now streaming thru January 1, and also broadcast on WAMU 88.5 on December 25. Additionally, check out their reading of the play "Steel Magnolias" with Ford's regulars Awa Sal Secka, Kimberly Schraf, Felicia Curry and others, on December 16 4pm. Then available streaming thru December 19. See details about all virtual programming on their website. Free

  • Dec 5 to Jan 3, 2021, Woolly Mammoth Theatre Company’s new digital season, Woolly on Demand, continues with "This is Who I Am," a new play by Amir Nizar Zuabi performed and broadcast live online from actors' kitchens (Separated by continents, an estranged father and son reunite over Zoom). Explores the unpredictable nature of grief and the delicacy of family connection across geographical and generational divides. Starting at $15, "Single" & "Household" ticket prices. Co-produced with PlayCo, American Repertory Theater, Guthrie Theater, Oregon Shakespeare Fest.

  • Rorschach Theatre presents "Distance Frequencies Immersive Experiences" - a season-long immersive experience unfolding across the DC-area landscape starting October 2020. "Distance Frequencies" harnesses the power of the built and the natural world to create a visceral piece of immersive storytelling. Each month you'll receive a map and instructions to travel to a new curated location in the DC area. Each month reveals a new location & chapter in the ongoing story; culminates in a site-specific show in July 2021. NOTE: All curated locations will be selected to intentionally avoid crowds. If you prefer not to leave homes, receive an adapted version of the instructions which can be executed from home. Purchase a complete package or in 3 installments throughout the year.


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We've all been there, applauding at curtain call and the cast gestures their thanks to the orchestra, the director, and... who are we clapping for now? It's likely the show's stage manager, the person who does a bit of...