Don’t Miss These Four Upcoming Films and Performances, Taking Place at Cultural Venues Near Flats at Bethesda Avenue

Sure, you could happily while away a weekend at your favorite restaurant or bar near Flats at Bethesda Avenue, but why not try something new for a change? Start with these four plays, music performances, and film screenings, all of which are scheduled to take place during the upcoming weeks at some of the area's most-loved cultural venues!

1) Mousey Thompson & The James Brown Experience at the Bethesda Blues & Jazz Supper Club
Tap your foot to funky, lively beats as this ensemble group, led by drummer Robert "Mousey" Thompson, performs a medley of James Browns' greatest hits.
8 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 28; $20

2) Stage Kiss at Round House
Featuring actress Sarah Ruhl, this romantic stage comedy follows the exploits of two lovestruck actors (and costars) trying to maintain their relationship on and off the stage.
Dec. 2 – Dec. 27; tickets start at $36

3) Hamlet at Landmark Theater
This Bethesda theater, which primarily shows indie films, will screen a special showing of Hamlet on Dec. 6. Presented by National Theatre Live, this film production of the Shakespeare play stars Academy Award nominee Benedict Cumberbatch.
11 a.m. Sunday, Dec. 6; $15

4) The Hip Hop Nutcracker at Strathmore
You probably haven't seen The Nutcracker quite like this before! Set in modern-day New York City, The Hip Hop Nutcracker breathes new life into the holiday stage classic with hip hop choreography set to the beat of a live DJ and an electric violinist.
7:30 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 3; tickets start at $29