From South Africa—“Mies Julie,”
an adaptation by Yael Farber for
the South African State Theatre of
Strindberg’s “Miss Julie” 14 years
after Apartheid makes its Washington
debut at the Shakespeare
Company’s Lansburgh
Theatre Nov. 9 to 24.

Lynn Redgrave by way of Kathleen
Chalfant—“Shakespeare For My Father,”
a one-woman play written by the
late actress Lynn Redgrave about her
Shakespearean actor father Michael, will
receive a staged reading at the Folger
Nov. 11, in conjunction with
the Davis Performing Arts Center at
Georgetown University.

A new and restless “Sleeping Beauty”—
Cutting edge and powerhouse British choreographer
Matthew Bourne returns to the
Kennedy Center with his company New
Adventures to the Opera House for his distinctive
and haunting version of “Sleeping
Beauty,” a gothic, supernatural love story
fitting for the times. Nov. 12 to 17.

A True Family Saga at Studio, “The Apple Family Plays”
by Richard Nelson consist of two plays, “That Hopey
Changing Thing” and “Sweet and Sad,” which will play
in repertory at the Studio Theater Nov. 13 to Dec.
29, directed by Serge Seiden and with a cast of stellar
Washington players, including Jeremy Webb, Kimberly
Schraf, Sarah Marshall, Ted van Grithuysen, Elizabeth
Pierotti and Rick Foucheux.

One of Our Favorite Things: Rodgers
and Hammerstein’s classic musical about
Anna and the King of Siam, “The King
and I” gets a staging fit for the holidays
at the Olney Theatre Center Nov. 14
to Dec. 29. Starring Paolo Montalban
as the King and Eileen Ward as Anna,
directed by Mark Waldrop.

Tappin’ Through Life—Legendary Broadway and
stage performer, jazz singer, dancer and actor
Maurice Hines will star in the jazzy, high-stepping
journey of his own life, featuring the Manzari
Brothers, running Nov. 15 to Dec. 29.

Christmas in Twelve Days—“The Twelve Days
of Christmas,” directed by Michael Dove, and
based on the traditional holiday song by Renee
Calarco will be the Christmas production
at Adventure Theatre in Glen Echo Park Nov. 15 to Dec. 30.


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