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Round House Theater Announces 40th Anniversary Season Lineup

The Maryland-based organization will present ”In the Heights” and more.

Rachel Chavkin will direct I'll Get You Back Again for Round House Theatre.
Rachel Chavkin will direct I'll Get You Back Again for Round House Theatre.
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Bethesda's Round House Theatre has announced the lineup for its 2017-18 season, the company's 40th anniversary year.

Round House will begin its new season with Lin-Manuel Miranda and Quiara Alegría Hudes' musical In the Heights, starring original cast member Robin De Jesús as Usnavi. Directed and choreographed by Marcos Santana, it will be presented as a coproduction with Olney Theatre Center and will be performed there September 6-October 1.

The season continues in Bethesda with the world premiere of Sarah Gancher’s I'll Get You Back Again, directed by Rachel Chavkin (October 4-29), and the regional premiere of Lauren Gunderson's The Book of Will, directed by Ryan Rilette (November 29-December 24). Moira Buffini's Handbagged follows, under the direction of Indhu Rubasingham (January 31-February 25).

The spring will see Athol Fugard's "Master Harold"…and the Boys, directed by Ryan Rilette (April 11-May 6), and Matthew Lopez's The Legend of Georgia McBride, directed by Tom Story (June 6-July 1).

For more information on the current and upcoming Roundhouse Theatre seasons, click here.

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Closed: March 3, 2018

The Book of Will

Closed: December 24, 2017

In the Heights

Closed: October 22, 2017