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CHAW is Closed, Wednesday March 21

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Black Box

Don't forget to bring your CHAW theatre program to Ambar on 8th Street to enjoy 10% off your meal after the show!

Home to:

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



Don Juan

In the words of Molière, as translated by the incomparable Stephen Wadsworth, he is “the most vile miscreant that the world has ever produced: a dangerous man, a dog, a demon, and infidel, a heretic, who believes in nothing you revere or fear — not heaven, not saints, not God, not the Devil, Hell or werewolves; who delights in challenging your most cherished beliefs and lives to prove their folly in actions more lawless and licentious that anything you dare imagine; who is spending this lifetime as a hedonist pig, a pleasure-seeking, pain avoiding predator.” 


  • April 4&5 - pay-what-you-can preview 7:30pm
  • april 6 - opening night 7:30pm 
  • april 7, 14, 21 at 2:00pm and 7:30pm 
  • April 9, 10, 11, 12, 13 at 7:30pm 
  • april 18, 19, 20 at 7:30pm 

All performances take place in the accolade-winning Black Box Theatre at CHAW, 545 7th St. SE, just a short walk from the Eastern Market Metro on the Orange/Blue/Silver lines. all tickets are pay what you will, and 100 percent benefits capitol hill arts workshop and their tuition assistance program, which allows low-income and homeless children the opportunity to make art! for tickets, call chaw at (202) 547-6839. more information is online at


The Coil Project: 

Going Dark- April 27th and 28th and May 4th and 5th