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A small cast of nine actors play 16 different characters in The Winter's Tale at The Shakespeare Theatre Company's Lansburgh Theatre.
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A small cast of nine actors play 16 different characters in The Winter's Tale at The Shakespeare Theatre Company's Lansburgh Theatre.

Jun. 5-16: D.C. Jazz Festival
The twelve-day D.C. Jazz Festival swings into action today, bringing a variety of concerts to more than 60 venues across the city. The extensive line-up demonstrates the diversity of the genre, with performances that blend jazz with Hip-Hop, Afro, Latin, and classical styles, to name a few. You can see a Tribute to Dave Brubeck, enjoy two days of family-friendly shows at The Phillips Collection, check out a concert by The Roots, and much more.

Jun. 5-23: The Winter’s Tale
The Shakespeare Theatre Company presents The Winter’s Tale through June 23 at the Lansburgh Theatre. When a jealous king wrongly accuses his wife of infidelity and abandons their infant daughter, he incurs divine punishment that can only be righted by finding the lost child. Mistakes, forgiveness, forbidden love, and magic coalesce in this romance slash comedy by William Shakespeare.

Music: “Take Five (Album Version)” by Dave Brubeck

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