May Entertainment Guide 2018

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Introduction May is officially here with plenty of fun things to do. Time for your “Top of the Month” Entertainment Guide. Click through the gallery for video highlights of events. Then find the full list of events below. (WTOP collage via AP, YouTube) ((WTOP collage via AP, YouTube))
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May 5-27: “The Undeniable Sound of Right Now” at Keegan Theatre
May 10-June 17: “Flood City” at Anacostia Playhouse
May 16-June 17: “The Remains” at Studio Theatre
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May 28-June 24: “Botticelli in the Fire” at Woolly Mammoth Theatre
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May 30-June 24: “Trayf” at Theater J
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WTOP's Jason Fraley previews May entertainment (Jason Fraley)

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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