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It's a big week for theater in the District:

(Jan. 19-30) #NEWPLAY FESTIVAL AT ARENA Southwest Washington's Arena Stage gets into the New Year with its #Newplay Festival. The seven disparate selections from the National Endowment for the Arts New Play Development Program are performed Wednesday through the end of the month.

(Jan. 19-Feb. 6) TYNAN'S THEATRICALITY The life of an eccentric theater critic is the fodder of "Tynan", debuting Wednesday night at Studio Theatre in Northwest Washington. Based on the diaries of Kenneth Tynan, the production takes an intimate and brutally honest look at the man considered by many to be the foremost theater critic of the twentieth century.

(Jan. 20-29) THE HOUSE OF YES You may have trouble saying "no" to "The House of Yes" at Georgetown University's Davis Performing Arts Center Thursday through Jan. 29. The black comedy follows Marty Pascal and his future wife home to Washington for the holidays to meet his highly unbalanced family.

Music: "Freddie Freeloader" by Miles Davis

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