The In Series
Special performance, in conjunction with Constellation Theatre, of Viva Mozart on Sun., February 1.In celebration of Mozart's 253rd birthday, a unique and hilarious Marriage of Figaro. Enjoy scenes from the play by Beaumarchais intertwined with highlights from Mozart's celebrated comic opera based on the play. Performance followed by a birthday cake and champagne party. At Source Theatre (1835 14th St. NW). Tickets: $50.
Journeymen Theater Company
● Pay-What-You-Can screening of Burnt by the Sun, the 1994 Academy Award winner for Best Foreign Film about the loss of innocence under Stalin's regime. Mon, February 9 at 7:30pm.
● Cabaret: From Russia with Love, a cabaret of Russian poetry, folk songs, and other musical fare featuring Barb Papendorp, Katherin McCann, Andrew Wassenich, and James R. Fitzpatrick. Sat, February 14 at 11pm and Mon, February 16 at 8pm. Tickets $15.
● Special Valentine's Day Package. See The Inspector General (8pm) & From Russia with Love cabaret (11pm) on Saturday Feb 14. Tickets: $30.00. Performances followed by a Valentine's Day bash.
● Pay-What-You-Can event: Chekhov's Shorts, an evening of Chekhov's short stories adapted for the stage and presented by Journeymen's Artistic Associates, Mon, February 23 at 7:30pm.
● Pay-What-You-Can for all Wednesdayperformances of The Inspector General.
Pay-What-You-Can performance of Cool Papa's Party, book/lyrics by Thomas W. Jones II, choreographed by Maurice Hines, on Thurs, February 5 at 8pm.
Olney Theatre Center
Pay-What-You-Can performance of Mark Twain's Is He Dead? on Tues, February 10 at 7:30pm. Tickets on sale one hour prior to performance.
● Pay-What-You-Can performance of Dante at Rosslyn Spectrum on Thurs., February 5 at 8pm.
● Valentine's Day performance of Dante with champagne and chocolates before the show. Tickets: $35 regular, $30 seniors, $20 students.
● Pay-What-You-Can performance of The Women of Tin Pan Alley on Thurs., February 5 and Fri., February 6 at 8pm.
● Special presentation of Jon Spelman's Story Hour on Sat., February 7 at 11am. Ideal for ages 5 - 9. Tickets are $5 for children and $15 for adults.
Washington Stage Guild
Readings: Winter Series continues, at Flashpoint, 916 G Street, NW. FREE; reservations suggested, call 240-582-0050.
The Infernal Machine by Jean Cocteau. One of the most famously tangled family trees in history is pruned back to the roots by the sardonic Cocteau, who gives a familiar story a surprising background, and poses riddles that are as hard to ask as they are to solve. Mon., February 9 at 7:30pm
Woolly Mammoth Theatre Company
Pay-What-You-Can performances of Hell Meets Henry Halfway by Pig Iron Theatre Company of Philadelphia on Mon., February 2 at and Tues., February 3 at 8pm. Tickets on sale at 6:30pm each evening, two/person, cash/check only.
Meet-the-Artist Discussions follow performances on Wed, February 11 (8pm, Sun, February 15 (2pm), Thurs, February 19 (8pm) and Thurs, February 26 (8pm).