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Thu, Nov 3 2016 7:30 PM — Sun, Dec 11 2016 9:00 PM
Thank you for being a supporter of Avant Bard! We’re pleased to offer you a chance to be a 2016-17 Passport-holder, an opportunity for you to join our artistic community for our 27th year of theatre on the edge. Along with phenomenal savings, a Passport includes insider perks, special event invit...
Thu, Sep 22 2016 1:00 PM — Wed, Nov 30 2016 4:00 PM
Thank you for being a supporter of Avant Bard! We’re pleased to offer you a chance to be one of the first holders of our 2016/17 Passport, which will get you perks, savings, and an opportunity to be part of our community throughout our next exciting season of theatre on the edge. A four-show Pas...
Wednesday, August 31 2016 1:00 AM — 1:00 PM
By Mario Baldessari and Tyler HermanDirected by Tyler Herman Avant Bard theatre presents a rollicking new comedy inspired by real events! When an improv troupe in 17th-century France is bedeviled by a royal decree forbidding them from speaking onstage, the rambunctious actors stage an ingenious ...
Thu, Jun 16 2016 7:30 PM — Sun, Jul 17 2016 4:00 PM
Wednesday, June 29, 7pmArlington Central Public Library (1015 N Quincy St, Arlington, VA 22201)Masks are an integral part of creating the stock characters and physical comedy that make commedia dell’arte so distinctive and fun. Join Good Devil mask designer Sarah Conte and playwright/director Tyl...
Wednesday, June 29 2016 7:00 PM — 8:30 PM
Avant Bard proudly presents our inaugural Scripts in Play Festival, a springtime series of artistic “trial balloons,” works under consideration for future production. Below is a list of all the titles in our Festival: Saturday, March 26, 7:30 pm: The Good Devil (In Spite of Himself) by Mario Bal...
Sat, Mar 26 2016 7:30 PM — Sat, Apr 23 2016 11:00 PM
Avant Bard presents a magical new take on A Midsummer Night’s Dream, Shakespeare’s comedy of forbidden love and meddling fairies. Director Randy Baker, renowned for his visually stunning work with Rorschach Theatre, reimagines Shakespeare’s classic using Indonesian-inspired shadow puppets accomp...
Thu, Jan 14 2016 7:30 PM — Sun, Feb 14 2016 4:00 PM
A heartwarming show for all ages now playing in Arlington, VA ★★★★★ “HOLIDAY MEMORIES is storytelling at its finest!” —DC Metro Theater Arts Reviewers Pick! HOLIDAY MEMORIES has “indelibly affecting charm!” —The Alexandria Times Helen Hayes Awards Recommended! “A play of joy, and a truly joy...
Wed, Nov 25 2015 7:30 PM — Sun, Dec 20 2015 4:00 PM
Friendship Betrayed is a comic masterpiece by Spanish playwright María de Zayas y Sotomayor about what happens to women’s friendships in the pursuit of men. It’s like a 17-century “Sex and the City” that could have been written yesterday: Marcia lusts after Liseo, but so does Laura. Belisa’s into...
Thu, Sep 10 2015 7:30 PM — Sun, Oct 11 2015 4:00 PM
A surreal comedy for these serious times. The Madwoman of ChaillotBy Jean GiraudouxDirected by Christopher HenleyNewly translated from the French by Laurence SenelickPerforming at Gunston Arts Center Four eccentric women and their outrageous street friends conspire to save the world from rapaci...
Thu, Jun 4 2015 7:30 PM — Sun, Jun 28 2015 4:45 PM