Welcome to GW Events! We are here to connect you to the latest cultural and traditional events on the Foggy Bottom campus. Learn more about our upcoming guest speakers and live performances below. 

Did you know that we offer discounted tickets for GW Community members to attend our events? Bring your GWID to the Box Office at Lisner Auditorium to claim current discounts. 

Upcoming Events

Jason Rezaian

Politics and Prose & GW Present Jason Rezaian

Wednesday, January 23, 2019 - 7:00pm

In Prisoner: My 544 Days In An Iranian Prison, Jason Rezaian writes of his exhausing interrogations and farcical trial, his bond with his Iranian father, and his life-changing decision to move to Tehran. Written with wit, humor, and grace, Prisoner brings to life a fascinating, maddenign culture in all its complexity. Rezaian will be in conversation with Frank Sesno, author, former CNN correspondent, and director of the School of Media and Public Affairs at The George Washington University.

Alexander Rozenbaum portrait

ArbatArena presents Alexander Rozenbaum

Wednesday, January 30, 2019 - 8:00pm

For the first time in many years, Alexander Rozenbaum and his band will perform in Washington, DC. A well-renowned singer and songwriter, also known as the "Russian Bob Dylan," he will present a new show – "Neformat." This will be a can't miss concert experience!

Male in foreground with black shirt, with woman behind his left shoulder.  "Secrets & Illusions" is in script lettering

Ivan Amodei presents Secrets and Illusions

Thursday, February 14, 2019 - 8:00pm

Join master illusionist and Winner of Penn & Teller FOOL US Ivan Amodei on an epic journey to discover the secrets of life in his brand new stage show SECRETS & ILLUSIONS.  Boston Globe boasts ”Magic with a Message.” It's a 90-minute spectacular show which displays Ivan’s signature style of thought-provoking vignettes, audience participation, and storytelling. Paired with his remarkable approach to illusion, it will ultimately inspire, encourage and motivate you to discover your purpose and your destiny.

Menopause The Musical

Menopause The Musical

Friday, February 15, 2019 - 8:00pm to Sunday, February 17, 2019 - 2:00pm

COME JOIN OUR SISTERHOOD! Four women at a lingerie sale with nothing in common but a black lace bra AND memory loss, hot flashes, night sweats, and more! This hilarious musical parody set to classic tunes from the 60's, 70's, and 80's will have you cheering and dancing in the aisles. See what millions of women worldwide have been laughing about for 16 years! It's the hilarious celebration of women and The Change. 

Konstanin Raikin - portrait in black and white

Konstantin Raikin: Heaven Above the Chaos

Tuesday, April 9, 2019 - 8:00pm

Legendary Russian film and theatre actor and award-winning director, Konstantin Raikin, presents his captivating one-man show "Heaven Above the Chaos." A nostalgic and humorous tale told through music and poetry, this show becomes a true theatrical masterpiece when told in Raikin's irreplicable performance style. Konstantin Raikin is the director and star actor of Moscow's Satirikon theatre, a People's Artist of Russia, a four-time winner of the Golden Mask theatrical award, winner of the Stanislavsky Foundation prize, the Crystal Turandot, Seagull, Idol and Triumph national prizes.

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