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Free Community Events


2014/15 Fall Community Events

All programs are free. No reservations required.

Brown Bag Thursday

On the first Thursday of the month, join us for a casual glimpse into the lives and creations of Signature’s artists and staff. Programs are subject to guest artist availability. Please check website for most current guest listings.

1st Thursday of Every Month
Signature Theatre
4200 Campbell Avenue, Arlington VA 22206

September 4
Claybourne Elder, Signature’s George in Sunday in the Park with George, is no stranger to Sondheim, having played Hollis in the original Off- Broadway production of Road Show and performing in Moisés Kauffman’s Into the Woods and City Center’s Sondheim 80th Birthday Celebration.

October 2
Mel Marvin, Elmer Gantry’s composer, joins us to discuss this reimagined production. Mr. Marvin wrote the score for Dr. Seuss’ How the Grinch Stole Christmas and received a Tony nomination for Tintypes.

November 6
Sit down with the actor in Elmer Gantry’s title role, as he joins us to chat about his career and this fiery and passionate, blues, folk and gospel-infused musical.

Off Book: Signature at the Library

On the first Monday of every month, come join us downstairs in the Shirlington Library, to learn more about the shows upstairs. Meet with artists to discover the secrets behind Signature’s shows. This is your chance to get a deeper look at the scripts, the scores, and everything in between. Programs are subject to guest artist availability. Please check website for most current guest listings.

7PM to 8PM
Arlington Public Library, Shirlington Branch
4200 Campbell Avenue, Arlington VA 22206

September 8
Music director of all 24 Signature Sondheim productions and revues, over 30 Signature shows, seven Helen Hayes Awards and 23 nominations, Jon Kalbfleisch will join us for the first Off Book of the season. During this very special session, Mr. Kalbfleisch will talk about his career and walk us through some of the musical wonders of Sondheim’s Pulitzer-prize winning Sunday in the Park with George. Please note: While Off Book is generally scheduled for the first Monday of the month in the Shirlington Library, September’s session will take place on September 8 in Signature’s lobby due to Labor Day.

October 6
Popcorn and Movie Night: SPECIAL TIME – 6:30 PM
Elmer Gantry
, the three time Academy Award winning film based on Sinclair Lewis’s satirical novel, stars Burt Lancaster, Jean Simmons and Shirley Jones.

November 3
Holly Twyford and her co-star in the DC premiere of Laura Eason’s Sex With Strangers. Join them as they discuss their careers and this new play that the Chicago Tribune called “Wry, wise and wonderfully humorous…”