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Craig Wallace, Thomas Keegan, Kimberly Schraf and Danny Gavigan. (Photo by Scott Suchman)

Theater Tuesday: September roundup of theatre discounts, deals and dates

It's the most wonderful time of the year! No, it's not Christmas. It's Theatre Week!

TodayTix partnered with theatreWashington and dozens of other DC area theaters to allow you to see shows at a discounted price. And it is not JUST one week, Theatre Week 2017 takes place from September 19 - October 1. There are 29 theatres participating and you can see all of them here, but we will highlight a few of our favorites below.

IN THE HEIGHTS

  • Music & lyrics by Lin-Manuel Miranda
  • Book by Quiara Alegria Hudes
  • Directed and choreographed by Marcos Santana
  • Co produced by Olney Theatre Center and Round House Theatre (All performances will be at Olney Theatre Center in Olney, MD)
  • September 6 - October 15, 2017

From the creator of the global hit sensation HAMILTON comes Lin-Manuel Miranda’s first Broadway musical, IN THE HEIGHTS. Usnavi, the local proprietor of the corner bodega, is our guide through Washington Heights, a vibrant New York neighborhood full of striving immigrants and young lovers. When a winning lottery ticket is sold, fortunes shift, romance blooms, and hope springs eternal. Infused with hip-hop beats, salsa, and Latin soul, Round House Theatre and Olney Theatre Center present IN THE HEIGHTS – the musical event of the fall! Starring two-time Tony nominee Robin de Jesus as Usnavi!

TodayTix is offering pre sale tickets from $35 for all performances of IN THE HEIGHTS during Theatre Week.

SKELETON CREW

  • Studio Theatre, Washington, DC
  • Written by Dominique Morisseau and directed by Patricia McGregor
  • September 6 - October 8, 2017

Faye has spent her career at one of the last auto-stamping plants in Detroit. Shanita is pregnant, Dez has a whole future to plan, and their manager Reggie owes a nearly unpayable debt to his work family. As rumors spread of a plant shutdown, these tight-knit workers face what they’re willing to sacrifice to survive. A timely and searing portrait of livelihoods under siege from Detroit native Morisseau. Starring DC native Caroline Clay as Faye, fresh from her Broadway debut in THE LITTLE FOXES.

TodayTix is offering $35 presale tickets for all performances of SKELETON CREW during Theatre Week.

JESUS HOPPED THE 'A' TRAIN

  • By Stephen Aldy Guirgus
  • Directed by Alex Levy and Juan Francisco Villa
  • 1st Stage, Tyson's Corner, VA
  • September 7 - October 7, 2017

Angel Cruz is a 30-year-old bicycle messenger awaiting trial for the death of the leader of a religious cult. Inside Rikers Island, a terrified Angel is befriended by a charismatic serial killer named Lucius Jenkins. Lucius has found God and been born again, and now, Angel’s life and the course of his trial will be changed forever.

TodayTix is offering $15 presale tickets for all performances of JESUS HOPPED THE 'A' TRAIN during Theatre Week.

DEATH OF A SALESMAN

  • By Arthur Miller and directed by Stephen Rayne
  • Ford's Theatre, Washington, DC
  • September 22 - October 22, 2017

Truth and lies intermingle as Willy Loman tries to reconcile the optimism of his youth with his unfulfilled dreams. As the full force of reality crashes down on him, he places his last hope of success in his two sons. Arthur Miller’s classic play challenges us to reconsider what it means to succeed and the cost of chasing the American Dream. Stephen Rayne (“Our Town,” “The Widow Lincoln,” “Sabrina Fair”) directs Craig Wallace as Willy Loman and Kimberly Schraf as Linda Loman.

TodayTix is offering $35 presale tickets for all performances of DEATH OF A SALESMAN during Theatre Week.

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