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Gunston Arts Center, Theatre Two
2700 S Lang Street
Arlington, VA 22206
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3700 S Four Mile Run Drive
Arlington, VA 22206
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2023-24 Season

by Matt Minnicino

Homeless Garden

Have you ever wondered what it’s like to make a movie? You’ve seen movies being made on television and in movies themselves, but have you watched...


An Avant Bard and Longacre Lea co-production, this adaptation of Shakespeare’s Coriolanus is directed by Longacre Lea Managing Director Séamus Miller and is inspired by video...

Historic Doubts

A century before the Shakespeare authorship debate, a young Lutheran pastor publishes a satirical book comparing the Bard’s authenticity to Jesus Christ’s divinity. With the help...


In 17th century Italy, women had three options: get married, join a convent, or become a prostitute. Unless, of course, you consider the fourth option: become...

Walter Mercado presents: a queer Puerto Rican (not just) Christmxs Carol

We all need a little help sometimes. Identity is confusing. Dating is HARD. Some of us go to therapy. And some of us – wait until...