June kicks off the summer theater slowdown in D.C., with many theaters’ annual seasons wrapping up. But there are still some openings of note, including several musicals in both local and touring productions.
The fierce rock musical Hedwig and the Angry Inch wraps up its national tour here in D.C. at Kennedy Center (June 13).
Check out some battle choreography in Flying V Fights: The Secret History of the Unknown World (June 8).
August Wilson’s work takes the Round House stage as they perform How I Learned What I Learned (June 7).
Part of August Wilson’s ten-play Pittsburgh Cycle, Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom heads to 1st Stage (June 1).
Set in Trinidad during Carnival, Jean and Dinah The Play opens at Essential Theater (June 8).
Imagination Stage has a new spin on a classic: Wonderland: Alice’s Rock and Roll Adventure (June 21).
The hills are alive: The Sound of Music makes a stop at Kennedy Center (June 13).
The anniversary tour of Rent has a stay at The National Theater (June 20).
You could grow accustomed to the classic musical My Fair Lady when it gets the Olney treatment (June 21).
The Source Festival showcases a variety of plays throughout this month and next.
At Theatre Alliance, Still Life with Rocket presents a dying matriarch looking back (June 8).
Disney’s The Little Mermaid is live at Wolf Trap (June 29).
It’s the local premiere for Keegan’s When We Were Young and Unafraid, set in a shelter for domestic violence in the early 1970s (June 17).
Recreating one of the last performances by legendary jazz singer Billie Holiday, Lady Day wraps up her run at Anacostia Playhouse June 11.