Rainbow Theatre Project

Our Stories. Our Voices. Our Time.

Slogan: Our Stories. Our Voices. Our Time.

Photo by M. V. Jantzen

2016–2017 Season

Concert Reading

Monday, September 5, 2016 at 6:00 p.m. • Kennedy Center +

Justice Disordered • Playwright: Dr. Samantha M. McDermitt • Director: Christopher Janson


Rainbow Theatre Project in a co-production with Law Theater, presents a Transgender themed play reading at the Kennedy Center Page-To-Stage Festival. Justice Disordered is the story of Erika Masterson, decorated military veteran, in her journey through transition, told through flashbacks and arguments in front of the Supreme Court.

Inspired by a true story.

Concert Reading

Monday, October 17, 2016 at 7:30 p.m. • Source *

No Word in Guyanese for Me • Playwright: Wendy Graf • Director: Julia Hurley

No Word in Guyanese for Me

No Word in Guyanese for Me tells the journey of Hanna, who is made to choose between her identity and the support and love of her family and her precious faith. From her childhood in Guyana to her adolescence in pre and post 9/11 New York City, from a disastrous arranged marriage to her sexual awakening and discovery that there can be someone for whom she is enough, Hanna struggles to come to terms with her sexual identity, her devotion to her faith, and the right to be accepted for who she is while adhering to her family and her faith.


Sunday and Monday, December 11 & 12, 2016 at 7:30 p.m. (2 shows) • Source *

The DOMA Diaries • Playwright & Director: Kevin Michael West

DOMA Diaries

A MUST-SEE play! Three brave LGBT couples take up the fight against "The Defense of Marriage Act" and eventually triumph. A powerful and moving look at recent American history, based on real-life stories of ordinary LGBT Americans.


Monday, April 10, 2017 at 7:30 p.m. • Source *

Historias • Director: Tony Koehler

TBDHistorias is a devised performance of local Hispanic/Latino LGBT young adults. A poetic journey comprised of personal stories, experiences, and issues important to us all.  This is their story. Directed by Tony Koehler. Presented by Rainbow Theatre Project..

A Special PRIDE Event

Sunday, June 11, 2017 • Capital Pride ~

Gay Pride Event • director: H. Lee Gable

Capital Pride


* Source


1835 14th St. NW
Washington, DC 20009

+ Kennedy Center

Kennedy Center

2700 F Street NW
Washington, DC 20037

~ Capitol Pride Festival

Capital Pride

Pennsylvania & 6th Street NW
Washington, DC 20004

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