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The best theater events in Washington this week

By Hoodline - Published on April 02, 2019.

If you're a theater fan, mark your calendars: there's plenty to do when it comes to stage performances in Washington this week.

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Dead Dog's Bone

Next, get half off the normal ticket price to see this irreverent pastiche of a family drama. It's produced by the women-led Nu Sass theater company, and will show in their intimate 30-seat theater in the Caos on F art gallery.

When: Tuesday, April 2, 8 p.m.
Where: Caos on F, 923 F St. NW
Price: $10
Click here for more details, and to get your tickets

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

Then, it's a world premiere from locally-based playwright Tearrance Arvelle Chisholm. Based on George Bernard Shaw's "Pygmalion", it's the story of a white Canadian rapper who looks to "bad boy" rappers from Chicago to toughen up his image, and touches on the issues of cultural exchange/appropriation inherent in the effort. Tickets are up to 25% off.

When: Wednesday, April 3, 7:30 p.m.
Where: Studio Theatre - Stage 4, 1501 14th St. NW
Price: $35 - $40
Click here for more details, and to get your tickets

The Peculiar Patriot

Finally, there's another chance for discounts, this time for tickets to this one-woman show performed by its author. Liza Jessie Peterson spent decades working with prison populations in New York City.

Those experiences inform her dramatized look at the business side of the mass incarceration, and the impact on the people — disproportionately African-Americans — affected by it. 

When: Wednesday, April 3, 8 p.m.
Where: Woolly Mammoth Theatre, 641 D. St., NW
Price: $18
Click here for more details, and to get your tickets

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