How To Elope In The Most Expensive Way Possible
March 6th & 7th, 13th & 14th (POSTPONED)

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How To Elope In The Most Expensive Way Possible

On the day of their big wedding in front of all their loved ones, Katie and Chris suddenly realize: They hate all of their loved ones. At the last second, they bail out of the church and begin an elopement road trip to Atlantic City with the only friends they have left: a not-so-lovable nerd and a fabulously queer agent of chaos. Starring Kate McGowan, Keegan Patterson, Marty Bernier and Brock Switzer, How To Elope In The Most Expensive Way Possible is the proudly weird cousin of Netflix rom-coms

Saturday, March 6th at 7:30pm

Sunday, March 7th at 3pm

Saturday, March 13th at 7:30pm  POSTPONED

Saturday, March 14th at 3pm & 7:30pm   POSTPONED

Tickets: $15 General / $12 DCAC Members         Purchase Tickets Here

***IN ACCORDANCE WITH CDC PROTOCOL CONCERNING  THE COVID-19 VIRUS, ALL PERFORMANCES THIS WEEKEND HAVE BEEN POSTPONED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE.  PLEASE CHECK BACK AT DCARTSCENTER.ORG FOR FUTURE INFORMATION***

In Your Ear
March 15, 2020 (POSTPONED)

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In Your Ear Reading Series

Sunday, March 15th at 3pm  POSTPONED

Poets: Jenn DePalma, Olatunde Osinaike
Fiction: Aleyna Rentz

$5 at the door // free to DCAC members // hangout at Songbyrd after the reading

***IN ACCORDANCE WITH CDC PROTOCOL CONCERNING  THE COVID-19 VIRUS, ALL PERFORMANCES THIS WEEKEND HAVE BEEN POSTPONED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE.  PLEASE CHECK BACK AT DCARTSCENTER.ORG FOR FUTURE INFORMATION***

Cogent Theater Collective Presents:
Closer
March 20th – March 29th

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Cogent Theater Collective Presents: Closer  written by Patrick Marber

Directed by David Dieudonne
Produced by Diego Maramba

March 20th – March 29th  POSTPONED

Tickets: $25 General / $20 DCAC Members

Purchase Tickets Here

 

Four lives intertwine over the course of four and a half years in this densely plotted, stinging look at modern love and betrayal. Love and sex are like politics: it’s not what you say that matters, still less what you mean, but what you do.

 

***IN ACCORDANCE WITH CDC PROTOCOL CONCERNING  THE COVID-19 VIRUS, ALL PERFORMANCES THIS WEEKEND HAVE BEEN POSTPONED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE.  PLEASE CHECK BACK AT DCARTSCENTER.ORG FOR FUTURE INFORMATION***

Wonderbolt!
Friday, April 3rd

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Fri, April 3, 2020

7:30 PM – 9:00 PM. POSTPONED

Wonderbolt! is a fast-paced, interactive comedy show. Starring some of DC’s best improvisers and helmed by UCB and Boom Chicago veteran Josh Rachford, Wonderbolt! will zap you with delight.

Door: $20 General / $16 DCAC Members

Purchase Tickets Here

***IN ACCORDANCE WITH CDC PROTOCOL CONCERNING  THE COVID-19 VIRUS, ALL PERFORMANCES THIS WEEKEND HAVE BEEN POSTPONED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE.  PLEASE CHECK BACK AT DCARTSCENTER.ORG FOR FUTURE INFORMATION***

 

LGBTQ AF

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LGBTQ AF  

Saturday, April 4th at 7:30pm.  POSTPONED

Door: $13 General / $10.50 DCAC Members

Purchase Tickets Here

Hosted and produced by Ryan McClure, LGBTQ AF is a live comedy show featuring the best stand-up, storytelling, sketch, and improv performers in the DMV who are LGBTQ. It is the only live comedy show in the District with an all LGBTQ line-up. LGBTQ AF has been featured on WETA, a PBS member television station, as a part of Pride Month 2019 programming.

The line-up for the April LGBTQ AF show features:

Barbara Cook (stand-up comedy)
Carlic Huynh (stand-up comedy)
Mariah Barber (stand-up comedy)
Oona MacDougall (musical comedy)
Beverly “Miss Chocolate” White (stand-up comedy)
The Bechdelprov Project (improv comedy)

LGBTQ AF believes that its performers’ experience, creativity, and labor is worth compensation. Accordingly, LGBTQ AF shares the profit from each show with its performers. It is one of the few live comedy shows in the District that pays each performer. Therefore, each ticket sale directly benefits queer comedy and queer artists.

The Performers

Beverly “Miss Chocolate” White

Beverly “Miss Chocolate” White has been a comedian all her life. Making people laugh at themselves makes her laugh her head off. She has wanted to be a comedian for as long as she can remember, but didnt want to go against her parents wishes and “make a fool of yourself.” When she got older and they were no longer here to tell her what to do, she said, “what the heck, I’m going to make people laugh before they start laughing at me.” She knew this is what God wanted her to do – to make His people laugh.

Since then she has performed up and down the east coast; from DC to New York, from Baltimore to Philly, and from Atlanta to Memphis. She has been invited to speak at numerous motivational conferences concerning self-esteem in young people and her greatest passions – speaking on Women’s Heart Health, LBGTQ Advocacy, and Domestic Violence Awareness. With her comedy shows, she has raised money for various causes such as HIV/AIDS, Domestic Violence and the Angel Tree Project- a non-profit organization for children whose parents are incarcerated. Her philosophy on life is: “it’s just comedy – life is hard enough.”

Oona MacDougall

Oona MacDougall is a comedian and artist that combines her musical inclinations with narrative to over-analyze herself, and the world around her, but in a fun, self-effacing way! Instagram: @bigfootbjorge

Mariah Barber

Mariah Barber is a queer, disabled black poet hailing from the South. She is a public health professional, podcaster, blogger, teaching artist, and founder of Beyond Your Definition, LLC, a cultural competency consulting firm focused on training about unheard voices through spoken word poetry. She has performed across the country and was the inaugural college unions poetry haiku slam champion. Mariah has a passion for activism and working with youth – catch her hosting at Busboys and Poet’s college night. Instagram: @beyondyourdefinition

The Bechdelprov Project

The Bechdelprov Project is an improv team of queer women who believe “the future is female.”

***IN ACCORDANCE WITH CDC PROTOCOL CONCERNING  THE COVID-19 VIRUS, ALL PERFORMANCES THIS WEEKEND HAVE BEEN POSTPONED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE.  PLEASE CHECK BACK AT DCARTSCENTER.ORG FOR FUTURE INFORMATION***

 

 

Laugh Index Theatre
January 15 – May 13th, 2020

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Laugh Index Theatre

Every Wednesday at From January 15th – May 13th  POSTPONED

Laugh Index Theatre is your one-stop shop for your comedy needs offering a variety of comedy shows and classes in stand-up, improv, sketch, & storytelling.

Door: $16 General / $12.50 DCAC Members

Tickets are available here

 

***IN ACCORDANCE WITH CDC PROTOCOL CONCERNING  THE COVID-19 VIRUS, ALL PERFORMANCES THIS WEEKEND HAVE BEEN POSTPONED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE.  PLEASE CHECK BACK AT DCARTSCENTER.ORG FOR FUTURE INFORMATION***