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Washington National Opera's production of Norma is performed in Italian with English subtitles.
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Washington National Opera's production of Norma is performed in Italian with English subtitles.

Mar. 11-24: Don't Dress for Dinner
The British Players present Don't Dress for Dinner, a farce by French playwright Marc Camoletti. When Bernard tries to plan a romantic weekend with his Parisian mistress, he hires a cordon bleu chef and recruits his best friend to provide the alibi. But the unfaithful husband's plan quickly unravels, leading to a confusing, yet memorable, evening. The laughter will keep rolling at Kensington Town Hall through March 24.

Mar. 11-24: Norma
After being scorned by her secret lover, a Druid priestess seeks revenge, turning her wartime romance into a bitter battle...of the heart. American soprano Angela Meade makes her on-stage debut at The Kennedy Center's Opera House as the leading role in the Washington National Opera's production of Bellini's Norma. You can see the performance through March 24.

Mar. 11: The Man Who
Do you ever wonder who invented the wheel, or what he or she might have been thinking? You can attend a reading of The Man Who, a new play by Seamus Collins, tonight at 7:30 at the Mead Theater Lab at Flashpoint in D.C.

Music: "Love Is A Battlefield [Instrumental]" by Pat Benatar

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