By Ilana Bernstein
Already planning for the summer? Here are some events you can add to your schedule.
May 2: Fun Home will be playing at the National Theatre in DC from May 2 through May 13. A musical based on the graphic novel by Alison Bechdel, it follows Alison through her life as she navigates what is thrown at her and tries to understand her family
June 11: 71st Annual Tony Awards, hosted by Kevin Spacey, will be broadcasted on CBS
June 13: Hedwig and the Angry Inch will be playing at the Kennedy Center from June 13 through July 2. “This genre-bending musical sensation, with a pulsing score and electrifying performances, tells the story of one of the most unique characters to ever hit the stage. It’s about finding your other half; it’s the story of the origin of love (Kennedy Center).”
June 13: The Sound of Music will be playing at the Kennedy Center from June 13 through July 16
June 20: Rent: 20th Anniversary Tour will be playing at the National Theatre in D.C. from June 20 through June 25
June 23: Bandstand will release its cast album. Starring Corey Cott (Newsies) and Laura Osnes (Cinderella) the story follows a group of WWII veterans and one widow who hope to become the next big musical band sensation
June 27: Finding Neverland, the tale of J.M. Barrie and his journey to writing Peter Pan, will be playing at Hippodrome Theatre in Baltimore from June 27 through July 2.
July 11: Cabaret the story of the infamous Kit Kat Club and its emcee Sally Bowles will be enthralling audiences at the Kennedy Center from July 11 through August 6
July 18: Rodgers and Hammerstein’s The King and I, the story of the King of Siam, a British schoolteacher, and their relationship, will be playing at the Kennedy Center from July 18 through August 20
July 20: Angels in America Part One: Millennium Approaches will be broadcast live from the National Theatre in the UK, in movie theaters across the country. The cast includes Andrew Garfield (The Amazing Spider-Man), Nathan Lane (The Producers), and Russel Tovey (Quantico)
July 27: Angels in America Part Two: Perestroika will be broadcast live from the National Theatre in the UK, in movie theaters across the country. The cast includes Andrew Garfield (The Amazing Spider-Man), Nathan Lane (The Producers), and Russel Tovey (Quantico)
Featured Photo Credit: Feature photo courtesy of Joan Marcus and The National Theatre.
Ilana Bernstein is a junior journalism and theatre double major and can be reached at email@example.com.