L et Th ere
of all ages as a special guest flips the
switch on Georgetown’s holiday tree
at the Washington
Harbor. Get in the
holiday spirit with a
Santa photo op, hot
cocoa, carolers and
choirs, and snowflake and cookie
decorating. Nov. 24.
3000 K St., NW.
Christopher Marlowe put
on a helluva mean show, too
Rediscover the classic plays of Christopher
Marlowe as the Shakespeare Theatre Company presents its first-ever productions of
his dazzling works.
Marlowe’s Edward II showcases the
story of a weak, stubborn monarch who
fails to realize the threats to his crown that
loom in the middle of a romantic frenzy.
Gale Edwards (Richard III and Hamlet)
directs this compelling drama, which stars
Wallace Acton, who returns to the Shakespeare Theatre for the first time since his
2003 performance as Richard III. Avery
Brooks stars as Marlowe’s heroic Tamburlaine, directed by Michael Kahn.
Before the show, feast on Mediterranean-style mezzes and tapas at the high-energy
Zaytinya ( zaytinya.com), or enjoy a pre-theatre menu featuring modern Indian
Check out the exhibition Wild Choir:
by Jeremy Blake at the
Corcoran Gallery of Art
From Oct. 28
Let the World In: Prints
by Robert Rauschenberg
from the National Gallery of Art and Related
Dec. 1– 2
Don’t miss the 10th
annual Norwegian-American Holiday
cuisine at trendy Rasika (rasikarestaurant.
com). Both restaurants are walking distance
from the theatre. Through Jan. 6, 2008.
CAPI TOL HILL
Battle headlines a holiday performance at
Dec. 18– 23
The American Ballet
Theatre performs the
Date of Infamy
Nov. 16–Dec. 30
Arena Stage presents
the world premiere of
Christmas Carol 1941, a
musical based in D. C.
during the aftermath of