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Taffety Punk

We Happy Few

The Coil Project

Faction of Fools

Light Switch Dance Theatre

CHAW’s theater also hosts a range of performances, recitals, lectures, rehearsals and classes.   This 55-seat black box features lighting, sound, projection, backstage storage, and is available for rental


We Happy few Presents: pericles

"Tis time to fear when tyrants seem to kiss"

Careening between sea storms, high courts, bawdy brothels, palace intrigue and cases of mistaken identity, Pericles examines the will of the human spirit to endure all obstacles no matter how weighty or unlikely.  A sweeping story of adventure, passion, and loss, Pericles asks if humankind can ever truly be the masters of fate.


Pay-What-You-Can Previews
May 16 & 17
Opening Night with post-show reception
Friday, May 18
Pre-show Wine Tasting with DCanter
Friday, May 25  & Friday June 1

Tickets for the wine tasting plus the performance are available on our ticketing page.  The wine experts at DCanter will be serving up our Greek wines to pair with Pericles' journey around the Mediterranean.

Industry Night
Monday, June 4

All performances take place in the Black Box Theatre at CHAW, 545 7th St. SE, just a short walk from the Eastern Market Metro on the Orange/Blue/Silver lines. For tickets and more information go to 


Light Switch Dance theatre