At the end of your week you want to unwind.
Signal Boost has just what you need: special performances from new and familiar faces sharing their passion for performance, online, for our audience.
These shows are free to view, but be sure to RSVP as they sometimes require special links to watch live. Plus, that gives you a chance to make a small (optional) donation to support the program, because we pay all of these artists for their time and talent.
All Programs Begin at 7:00 pm except where noted.
Black Gay Magic- an homage to trailblazing Black Queer artists and a celebration of those who forge new frontiers.
Featuring performances by some of DC's queer talent including Justin Weaks (he/him) and Garnet Williams (she/her/they), with musical performances by DJ YungUptown (he/his), Tẹmídayọ Akibu (they/them), and Litty Official (they/them), and a special drag performance by Haus of Boots, DJ YungUptown, and Litty Official.
Join #TeamTOOMuch in this celebration of Black History within the LGBTQIA community.
DJ Yunguptown (He/ His)
David Singleton aka Tiara Missou (he/hers)
Solomon Parker aka Echinacea Monroe (he/hers)
Justin Weaks (he/him)
Garnet Williams (she, her, they)
Seasons of Joy
Featuring Special Guest Host William Michals
Friday, December 18 at 8:00 pm
No one does the holidays better than Olney Theatre, so it's natural that they are the focus of the premiere episode of The Olney Home Hour. Gather round the digital hearth for an evening of songs, smiles, and the joy of the holiday season.
The Olney Home Hour is an online, monthly revue featuring Eleasha Gamble, Jessica Lauren Ball, Jay Frisby, and Bobby Smith. Joined by a special guest host for each installment, every month celebrates the season with songs, skits, and the feeling of community that has made Olney Theatre so special for so long.
Megan Graves, local actress (Oil) and bookseller at Charm City Books (founded by local actors Daven Ralston (Once) and Joe Carlson (Colossal)) bring the Charm City Books web show "Between Two Succulents" to our Friday Night Fix. Megan's special guest is author, storyteller, and journalist R. Eric Thomas who will discuss his new book Here For It: Or, How to Save Your Soul in America; Essays. Special Bonus: Humpday Hits and a song from Miss Daven.
On Facebook and YouTube at 8:00 pm
Ashleigh King has been in the ensemble of more Olney Theatre Center musicals than anyone else in recent years. In addition to often serving as the Dance Captain, Ashleigh is also a choreographer and recently received her first Helen Hayes Award for her work on Legally Blonde at Keegan Theatre. Join Ashleigh as she teaches a live-streamed dance class to some of OTC's favorite performers. You can join in from home as we learn a combination together and ask questions in the chat if you have them.