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The Free For All
August 16 to August 28
Plan Your Visit
Explore Penn Quarterâ€™s many excellent dining choices.
Connecting Audiences and Artists
Join us for a party like none youâ€™ve seen, heard or tasted.
Shrew - Set Design
Watch a short slideshow of Scenic Designer Jason Sherwood's set renderings.
The Annual Gala
Sunday, September 25, 2016
How to Donate
Enjoy exclusive benefits and support STC's artistic and education programs.
During these performance intensives, young actors dive head first into Shakespeare.
Explore acting classes for adults and kids.
History & Awards
Explore our illustrious history.
New shows and special events have now been announced for the 2016 season.
Join Cultural Programs of the National Academy of Sciences and the Shakespeare Theatre Company for a free staged reading of R.U.R., a 1920 science fiction play by Czech writer Karel Capek that introduced the word "robot" into the English language. Visitors also need to show a photo ID to enter the National Academy of Sciences.
The reading will take place at the National Academy of Sciences Building, 2101 Constitution Ave NW. Limited parking available, closest metro station is Foggy Bottom.
Watch the DASER discussion about the play and about the history of the word "robot".
The cast: John Lescault, Lee McKenna, Bev Appleton, Kimberly Gilbert, Rick Foucheux, Harry Winter, Tim Getman, Hugh Nees, Jefferson Russell, Kim Schraf, Joe Isenberg, Norah Achrati, Thony Mena, Nick Byron, Jacob Yeh, Manu Kumasi, Joy Jones, Matthew Magee.
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Sidney Harman Hall
610 F Street NW
Washington, DC 20004
450 7th Street NW
Monday-Sunday: Noon-6 p.m
(Box office window open until curtain time)
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