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Must-See Museum Exhibits, Events & More Ending Soon in Washington, DC

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Catch these can't-miss events, plays, museum exhibits and more before it's too late!

Many eventsplays and museum exhibits that have elevated Washington, DC’s arts and culture scene are ending soon. Fortunately, we’ve compiled our favorites here so that you have an exciting checklist of things to do in the nation's capital.

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Washington National Opera presents Otello at the Kennedy Center - November performing arts in Washington, DC

Washington National Opera: ‘Otello’ – Ends Nov. 16
Giuseppe Verdi’s take on the Shakespeare classic comes to the Kennedy Center courtesy of the Washington National Opera. Last staged by the company nearly 20 years ago, this show is filled with riveting music and vocal performances as you follow the heart-wrenching narrative. A storm is about to break on Cyprus as governor Otello returns from a successful battle. However, his ensign, Iago, has launched a vicious plot to make Otello believe that his wife, Desdemona, has been unfaithful. Jealousy, conflict and tragedy ensue in this legendary tale.
Tickets
John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts, 2700 F Street NW, Washington, DC 20566

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Everybody production at Washington, DC's Shakespeare Theatre Company

‘Everybody’ – Ends Nov. 17
Penned by Obie Award winner and MacArthur Genius Grant recipient Branden Jacobs-Jenkins, Everybody is a fresh interpretation of the 15th-century play Everyman. The roles of a happy person, a free person and a person relentlessly positive about the future will be assigned by lottery from a small cast of actors live on stage each night. Into the fray comes Death, and Everybody is taken on a philosophical and psychological journey. Prepare to witness the medieval morality play flipped on its head at Lansburgh Theatre.
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Lansburgh Theatre, 450 7th Street NW, Washington, DC 20004

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Mosaic Theater Company Presents Theory at the Atlas Performing Arts Center this November in Washington, DC

Mosaic Theater Company Presents: ‘Theory’ – Ends Nov. 17
Free speech, technology and high-stakes danger are mixed together in this production from Mosaic Theater Company. Isabelle, a young professor, encourages her students to participate in a discussion group online, unmoderated. An anonymous student begins posting offensive videos and comments, which soon turn threatening. With her social experiment gone awry, Isabelle is dropped into an intense game of cat-and-mouse that challenges her beliefs and wellbeing.
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Atlas Performing Arts Center, 1333 H Street NE, Washington, DC 20002

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Washington National Opera: ‘The Magic Flute’ – Ends Nov. 23
The Kennedy Center hosts Mozart’s romantic opera as interpreted by children’s author/illustrator Maurice Sendak. The Magic Flute, which opens Saturday and runs through Nov. 23, concerns Tamino and Papageno, a prince and bird catcher duo that is approached by the Queen of the Night to rescue her kidnapped daughter. Equipped with a magic flute, the two set out on an unforgettable adventure. Expect vibrant characters and beautiful set designs in this production.
Tickets
John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts, 2700 F Street NW, Washington, DC 20566

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