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Due to weather forecasts of excessive heat on Sunday, July 21, this week's Summer Sunday Concert featuring Justin Trawick and the Common Good will be held in the Community Hall at the McLean Community Center, 1234 Ingleside Ave., McLean, Va. 22101.

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McLean Community Player's
"Seussical"
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Weekends. July 12-28 (Weekend 2,  July 19-21)
Friday and Saturdays at 7:30 p.m.; Sundays at 2 p.m.

"Seussical" is a fantastical, magical, musical extravaganza! Includes all of our favorite Dr. Seuss characters, including Horton the Elephant, The Cat in the Hat, Gertrude McFuzz, Lazy Mayzie and a little boy with a big imagination -- Jojo. The colorful characters transport us from the Jungle of Nool to the Circus McGurkus to the invisible world of the Whos. Produced by McLean Community Players

Summer Sunday Concerts in the Park
Sundays in June and July at 5 p.m.
Free and open to the public

 

Due to weather forecasts of excessive heat on Sunday, July 21, this concert will be held in the Community Hall at the McLean Community Center, 1234 Ingleside Ave.

Justin Trawick and the Common Good
Sunday, July 21, 5 p.m.
Somewhere in-between John Prine and Jason Mraz lies Justin Trawick. With a raw, emotional take on Americana, Justin Trawick and the Common Good take the genre to exciting new places.

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McLean Community Player's
 "Seussical"
(all ages)btn buy tickets

Weekends, July 12-28 (Weekend 3, July 26-28)
Friday and Saturdays at 7:30 p.m.; Sundays at 2 p.m.

"Seussical" is a fantastical, magical, musical extravaganza! Includes all of our favorite Dr. Seuss characters, including Horton the Elephant, The Cat in the Hat, Gertrude McFuzz, Lazy Mayzie and a little boy with a big imagination -- Jojo. The colorful characters transport us from the Jungle of Nool to the Circus McGurkus to the invisible world of the Whos. Produced by McLean Community Players

Summer Sunday Concerts in the Park
Sundays in June and July at 5 p.m.
at the McLean Central Park Gazebo, 1468 Dolley Madison Blvd.
Free and open to the public

Slippery When Wet: The Ultimate Bon Jovi Tribute
Sunday, July 28, 5 p.m.

Bringing Jersey rock to McLean.

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12:30 p.m. every second Wednesday of the month through June

In the Community Hall

Free admission

Bring an indoor picnic and introduce your kids to the classic animated movies that you love. Sign up to our monthly e-news to find out which movie we will be showing. Click here to receive The Alden's monthly e-Newsletter.

Wednesday, Sept. 11, 12:30 p.m.

Wednesday, Oct. 9, 12:30 p.m.

Wednesday, Nov. 13, 12:30 p.m.

Wednesday, Dec. 11, 12:30 p.m.

Wednesday, Jan. 8, 12:30 p.m.

Wednesday, Feb. 12, 12:30 p.m.

Wednesday, March 11, 12:30 p.m.

Wednesday, April 8, 12:30 p.m.

Wednesday, May 13, 12:30 p.m.

Wednesday, June 10, 12:30 p.m.

Broadway Princess Party (All Ages)btn buy tickets
Sunday, Sept. 22, 3 p.m.  Tickets on sale July 1

Limited VIP packages with premium seating, exclusive meet-and-greet with the princesses and souvenirs $85/$60 MCC tax district residents

$50/$45 students and seniors/$35 MCC tax district residents

 

Brush off your tiara and unleash your inner princess with royalty in this hit concert direct from NYC! Featuring two-time Tony-nominee Laura Osnes (Rodgers and Hammerstein’s “Cinderella”), Tony-nominee Susan Egan (Broadway’s original Belle in “Beauty and the Beast,” voice of Meg in the movie “Hercules”) and Grammy-nominee Courtney Reed (original Jasmine in Disney’s “Aladdin” on Broadway). Your every dream will come true as knockout voices sing the petticoats off every princess song in the book, sharing hilarious and heartfelt stories of their royal antics backstage, on stage and beyond!
Running time: 90 minutes    View the video

“The quality of each princess’s singing was astounding… Short of the Tony Awards, I know of no other place where you can find such find such an abundance of talent on one stage.” –Twin Cities Arts Reader

 

1 p.m. on select Wednesdays
In The Alden Theatre
Free admission

Come enjoy foreign films selected by our staff. All movies are shown in the original language with English subtitles.

Sign up for our monthly e-news to see what movies are showing. Click here to receive the Alden's monthly e-Newsletter.

*These movies are chosen for adult audiences and may contain mature content, language and themes.

Wednesday, Sept. 25, 1 p.m.

Wednesday, Oct. 23, 1 p.m.

Wednesday, Nov. 27, 1 p.m.

Wednesday, Jan. 22, 1 p.m.

Wednesday, Feb. 26, 1 p.m.

Wednesday, April 1, 1 p.m.

Wednesday, April 22, 1 p.m.

Wednesday, May 27, 1 p.m.

The Pop-Ups “The Great Pretenders Club” (Family Friendly)btn buy tickets
Saturday, Oct. 19, 1 p.m.  Tickets on sale July 1
$15/$10 MCC tax district residents


From three-time Grammy nominees, The Pop Ups, “The Great Pretenders Club" takes family audiences of all ages on a scavenger hunt for the best imaginative play games your mind can dream up! This high-energy journey transports audiences into a whimsical, educational world with dancing robots, a fire-stomping rhino, live drawing, huge balloons, full scale puppets, even a costume party! This highly-interactive show unfolds, propelled by award-winning music and dance beats that will catapult both young and old out of their seats! Running time: 60 minutes  View the video

“Performances and lyrics any grownup would add to a playlist.”— Parents' Choice

"Brush Up Your Shakespeare" (all ages)btn buy tickets
Tuesday, Oct. 22, 7 p.m.
$7/$5 MCC tax district residents


Crack that Shakespeare code with our expert hackers! Our knowledgeable and enthusiastic team return to prepare you for ASC on Tour's productions of “Imogen (Cymbeline),” “A Midsummer Night’s Dream” and “The Grapes of Wrath,” and they will lead you in a spirited discussion about the Bard. Running time: 60 minutes


Packages are available that include "Brush Up Your Shakespeare" and all three ASC on Tour shows.

American Shakespeare Center (ASC) on Tourbtn buy tickets
ASC on Tour returns with their signature fast-paced, fourth-wall-breaking style.
Packages of all three plays and “Brush Up Your Shakespeare” are available for $110/$80 MCC tax district residents.

Shakespeare’s’ “Imogen” (Cymbeline) (13+)
Saturday, Oct. 26, 2 p.m. 
Doors open and live music starts at 1:30 p.m.
$40/$35 senior/$30 MCC tax district residents

Princess Imogen is catapulted onto an epic journey when her father, King Cymbeline, banishes her soulmate. Featuring a band of tough-but-loveable woodsmen, an evil queen, noble battles and unexpected plot twists, this late Shakespearean play enchants audiences with a story about a powerful princess who will do anything for love.