BACK TO METHUSELAH: AS FAR AS THOUGHT CAN REACH
Is not to be missed!
In a pay-what-you-can reading of the first two parts of our cycle!
BACK TO METHUSELAH: IN THE BEGINNING & THE GOSPEL OF THE FAMILY BARNABAS
Wednesday 3/29 at 7pm.
October marks The Washington Stage Guild’s 30th anniversary! To mark our history, the season begins with a series of readings of plays from our five homes. We’ll bring back as many of our original cast members as we can! A STRING OF PEARLS by George Bernard Shaw and Oscar Wilde CANDIDA (from Carroll Hall, 1988) Sunday October 9, 2016, 2:30 PM One of Shaw’s greatest female characters and his unexpected take on the “love-triangle.” GETTING MARRIED (from Source Theatre, 2002) Sunday October 16, 2016, 2:30 PM GBS takes on the redefinition of marriage– in 1909! As relevant as today’s wrangling… read more →
THE GOSPEL ACCORDING TO THOMAS JEFFERSON, CHARLES DICKENS, AND COUNT LEO TOLSTOY: DISCORD is inspiring raves! “a funny and hyper-literate play of ideas by Scott Carter, an executive producer-writer for HBO’s “Real Time With Bill Maher.” –The Washington Post “The interaction of the three men is lively, entertaining, and occasionally funny as they spar over everything from the meaning of life to who was more famous.” –DC Metro Theatre Arts “It sounds, in fact, just like something that could have been written .. by company favorite George Bernard Shaw.” –Broadway World Now through April 24! Click here to buy tickets
You can help us complete our three year project of presenting George Bernard Shaw’s visionary cycle of plays! We’re asking lovers of the theatre, of science fiction and fantasy, of brilliant, thought-provoking argument, to help us complete a very rare staging of one of the most unusual dramatic works in history- George Bernard Shaw’s Back to Methuselah! The Washington Stage Guild, now in its 30th season, presents eloquent plays of idea and argument, passion and wit in downtown Washington, DC. The Stage Guild has gained international praise for its focus on the works of Irish playwright George Bernard Shaw, producing… read more →