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. 

Upcoming Events

Close-up of author Rick Riordan

Politics and Prose & GW present Rick Riordan

Monday, September 23, 2019 - 7:00pm

Rick Riordan, dubbed "storyteller of the gods" by Publishers Weekly, presents The Tyrant's Tomb -- Book Four in The Trials of Apollo series. Riordan is the #1 New York Times bestselling author of over twenty novels for young readers, including The Percy Jackson Series, The Kane Chronicles, The Magnus Chase series and the Trials of Apollo.

Tango Lovers - man and woman in formal attire embrace in tango

I AM TANGO by Tango Lovers

Saturday, October 5, 2019 - 8:00pm

I AM TANGO by Tango Lovers brings a taste of Argentina & Urugay to Washington, DC through a Broadway style performance.  With an ensemble of 24 world-renowed dancers and musicians, I AM TANGO has been awarded “Best Show of the Year” and “Best International Production” multiple times.  Watch as the artistic evolution of tango evolves through different ages and cultures.

Menopause The Musical

Menopause The Musical

Friday, October 11, 2019 - 8:00pm to Sunday, October 13, 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. 

Pianist Peter Bence - portrait

An Evening with Peter Bence

Sunday, October 20, 2019 - 8:00pm

Peter Bence is an internationally acclaimed virtuoso pianist, recording artist, composer, & producer holding the Guinness World Record for being the “Fastest Piano Player.” He’s taken the Internet by storm with his piano arrangements of Michael Jackson, Queen, & Sia collecting over 500 million hits and a huge online following. He’s achieved success with his edgy, percussive & expressive playing style taking piano to a whole new level, inspiring both younger and older generations of musicians and music lovers.

Paris The Show - red text

Paris! The Show

Tuesday, October 22, 2019 - 7:30pm

Following the success of Piaf! The Show starring the internationally acclaimed ANNE CARRERE - with a million tickets sold in more than 50 countries - Gil Marsalla presents a brand new show highlighting the best repertoire of French music in the world: Paris! The Show. This spectacular evening is a vibrant tribute to the greatest years, and exports the charm and the essence of PARIS for the whole world to enjoy.

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