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Georgetown University student Zoë Lillian as Polly X in Trojan Barbie, a postmodern twist on the classic tragedy by Euripides.
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Georgetown University student Zoë Lillian as Polly X in Trojan Barbie, a postmodern twist on the classic tragedy by Euripides.

Apr. 9-21: Mind, Heart, Vision
You can see work by the next generation of artists at ArtSpace Herndon, which is hosting Mind, Heart, Vision through April 21. The juried exhibit presents paintings, photos, drawings and digital art by 12th-grade students from Herndon High School.

Apr. 11-14: The Color Purple
The Morgan State University Department of Fine and Performing Arts presents The Color Purple at the Murphy Fine Arts Center in Baltimore. Based on the novel by Alice Walker, the musical follows a young girl in rural Georgia who finds strength through love. The curtain rises April 11 and falls after a final performance on April 14. 

Apr. 11-20: Trojan Barbie
You can see Trojan Barbie: A Car-Crash encounter with Euripides' Trojan Women at the Davis Performing Arts Center in D.C. Written by Georgetown University Professor Christine Evans, the play bridges past and present as the fall of Troy is re-envisioned through the lens of globalization and modern warfare. The play opens April 11 and runs through April 20.

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