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May Entertainment Guide 2018

Which fun events should you hit around the D.C. area in the month of May?

May Entertainment Guide

May 1: HAIM at The Anthem

May 1-6: “Two Trains Running” at Arena Stage

May 1-6: “Master Harold” at Round House Theatre

May 1-12: “The Wiz” at Ford’s Theatre

May 1-19: Washington National Opera’s “Barber of Seville” at Kennedy Center

May 1-20: “Snow Child” at Arena Stage

May 1-20: “Waiting for Godot” at Shakespeare Theatre Company

May 1-20: “The Crucible” at Olney Theatre Center

May 1-June 10: “Girlfriend” at Signature Theatre

May 2: Todd Rundgren at Warner Theatre

May 2-6: Maryland Film Festival

May 2-6: Royal Shakespeare Company’s “Hamlet” at Kennedy Center

May 2-13: Washington Jewish Film Festival

May 3: Alice in Chains at The Anthem

May 3: Kennedy Center Spring Gala with Mavis Staples & Alison Krauss

May 3-6: DL Hughley at DC Improv

May 4: “Tully” hits movie theaters 

May 4: Max Weinberg at Wolf Trap

May 4: Temptations and Four Tops at MGM National Harbor

May 4-6: M3 Rock Festival at Merriweather 

May 4-5: The Whispers at The Birchmere

May 5-27: “The Undeniable Sound of Right Now” at Keegan Theatre 

May 6: Tom Jones at MGM National Harbor

May 6: Millie Jackson at Bethesda Blues & Jazz

May 6: Bullet for My Valentine at The Fillmore

May 6: Avalon Benefit: We’ll Always Have ‘Casablanca’ 

May 7-8: Kygo at The Anthem

May 8-20: “Artes de Cuba” at Kennedy Center

May 10: “Raiders of the Lost Ark” In Concert at Strathmore

May 10-June 17: “Flood City” at Anacostia Playhouse

May 11: Carol Burnett at Kennedy Center

May 11: Rob Lowe at Strathmore

May 12: Funk Parade at Lincoln Theatre

May 13: Boyz II Men at MGM National Harbor

May 14: Bon Jovi at Capitol One Arena

May 14: 34th Annual Helen Hayes Awards 

May 15-June 3: “Waitress” at National Theatre

May 15-16: Shakey Graves at 9:30 Club 

May 16: Nathaniel Rateliff & The Night Sweats at The Anthem

May 16: BJ The Chicago Kid at U Street Music Hall 

May 16-June 17: “The Remains” at Studio Theatre

May 17: Roseanne Barr at MGM National Harbor

May 17-19: Lewis Black at Warner Theatre

May 18: George Lopez at MGM National Harbor 

May 18: Fleet Foxes at The Anthem

May 18: Dierks Bentley at Merriweather

May 18: “Deadpool 2” hits movie theaters

May 18-19: Margaret Cho at DC Improv

May 20: Kiefer Sutherland at The Birchmere

May 20: WNO Opera Gala celebrates Leonard Bernstein

May 22: New Found Glory at The Fillmore

May 22-July 1: “Camelot” at Shakespeare Theatre Company

May 24: Marc Cohn at The Birchmere

May 24: Jason Aldean at Merriweather

May 25: Macy Gray at Bethesda Blues & Jazz

May 25: “Solo: A Star Wars Story” hits movie theaters

May 25: Washington Ballet’s “Giselle” at Wolf Trap

May 26: 702 at Howard Theatre

May 27: National Memorial Day Concert 

May 27: Willie Nelson & Sturgill Simpson at The Anthem

May 27: 10,000 Maniacs at The Birchmere

May 27: Trent Tomlinson at Bethesda Blues & Jazz

May 27: Willie Nelson, Sturgill Simpson, Elvis Costello at Jiffy Lube Live 

May 28-29: The Gaslight Anthem at 9:30 Club

May 28-June 24: “Botticelli in the Fire” at Woolly Mammoth Theatre

May 29-30: Jack White at The Anthem

May 29-30: John Fogerty & ZZ Top at Wolf Trap

May 30: Tech N9ne at The Fillmore

May 30: Frank Caliendo at DC Improv

May 30: “Don Quixote” ballet at Warner Theatre

May 30: “Jurassic World” in Concert at Kennedy Center

May 30-June 24: “Trayf” at Theater J


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