January entertainment guide 2022 – WTOP

Jason Fraley | jfraley@wtop.com
January 3, 2022, 1:26 PM
It’s a brand new year and a brand new month for entertainment.
What fun things can you do around the D.C. area this month?
Time for our January Entertainment Guide:
January Entertainment Guide
Jan. 3-9: “A Strange Loop” at Woolly Mammoth Theatre
Jan. 3-9: “Rent” at Signature Theatre
Jan. 3-9: “Once Upon One More Time” at Shakespeare Theatre
Jan. 3-16: “Ain’t Too Proud: Life & Times of The Temptations” at Kennedy Center
Jan. 3-March 6: “Flight” at Studio Theatre
Jan. 4-16: “The Prom” at Kennedy Center
Jan. 5-30: “Nine Night” at Round House Theatre
Jan. 6: Open Mic Night at DC Improv
Jan. 7: “The Tender Bar” on Amazon Prime
Jan. 7: Colin Quinn at Rams Head Annapolis
Jan. 7: Wanda Sykes at Strathmore
Jan. 7-8: Ricky Skaggs at The Birchmere
Jan. 7-9: “Monster Jam” at Royal Farms Arena
Jan. 7-18: Robert Glasper Trio at Bethesda Blues & Jazz
Jan. 8: “Dancing with the Stars” at MGM National Harbor
Jan. 8: Leanne Morgan at Capital One Hall
Jan. 8: Junior Marvin at The Hamilton
Jan. 8-March 20: “Beethoven Symphonies Abstracted: Mo Willems” at Kennedy Center 
Jan. 10-11: MisterWives at 9:30 Club
Jan. 13: Dwight Yoakam at Capital One Hall
Jan. 13-15: David A. Arnold at DC Comedy Loft
Jan. 13-16: Noseda conducts George Walker & Beethoven’s 1st & 5th at Kennedy Center
Jan. 14: Jon B at City Winery
Jan. 14: Demetri Martin at Capital One Hall
Jan. 14: “Candlelight Jazz: Legends of R&B” at Capital Turnaround
Jan. 14: Brian McKnight at Strathmore
Jan. 14: All-Stars of Hip Hop at EagleBank Arena
Jan. 14: “Scream” in movie theaters
Jan. 14: “The Tragedy of Macbeth” on Apple TV+
Jan. 14-17: Signature Theatre streams Stephen Sondheim tribute
Jan. 14-March 20: “Monty Python’s Spamalot” at Toby’s Dinner Theatre
Jan. 14-16: Eddie from Ohio at The Birchmere
Jan. 15-30: “A Midsummer Night’s Dream” at Arlington Players
Jan. 16: Rare Essence at The Hamilton
Jan. 16: Billy Gillman at Rams Head Annapolis
Jan. 16: Sugarhill Gang at City Winery
Jan. 17: Chuck Brown Band at Bethesda Blues & Jazz
Jan. 17: Mark Meadows & The Movement at Blues Alley
Jan. 17-18: Travis Tritt at The Birchmere
Jan. 17-24: “Not Just Another Day Off” at Folger Shakespeare Library
Jan. 19-Feb. 13: “Dear Mapel” at Mosaic Theater
Jan. 19-Feb. 26: “Trans Am” at Keegan Theatre
Jan. 20: Wale at The Fillmore Silver Spring
Jan. 20-21: Keb’ Mo’ at The Birchmere
Jan. 20-30: Sundance Film Festival (Virtual)
Jan. 21: “A Hero” on Amazon Prime
Jan. 21: “Animaniacs” at Warner Theatre
Jan. 21: Justin Trawick at Pearl Street Warehouse
Jan. 21-22: Aziz Ansari at The Anthem
Jan. 21-Feb. 13: “The Mountaintop” at Ford’s Theatre
Jan. 21-March 6: “Change Agent” at Arena Stage
Jan. 22: Keb’ Mo’ at Rams Head Annapolis
Jan. 22-23: “School of Rock” at Pearl Street Warehouse
Jan. 24: Eric Byrd Trio at Blues Alley
Jan. 26-27: Branford Marsalis at The Barns of Wolf Trap
Jan. 27: Marty Stuart at 9:30 Club
Jan. 27: Citizen Cope at The Anthem
Jan. 27-29: Emma Willmann at DC Comedy Loft
Jan. 28: Raheem DeVaughn at The Birchmere
Jan. 28: Tig Notaro at Warner Theatre
Jan. 28: “Morbius” in movie theaters
Jan. 28: “Cyrano” in movie theaters
Jan. 28-29: Jamie Lee at DC Improv
Jan. 29: Killswitch Engage at The Fillmore Silver Spring
Jan. 29: “Broadway’s Next Hit Musical” at AMP by Strathmore
Jan. 29-30: “The Simon & Garfunkel Story” at National Theatre
Jan. 29-30: “Monster Jam” at Capital One Arena
Jan. 30: Washington Performing Arts presents “Living the Dream, Singing the Dream”
Hailed by The Washington Post for “his savantlike ability to name every Best Picture winner in history,” Jason Fraley began at WTOP as Morning Drive Writer in 2008, film critic in 2011 and Entertainment Editor in 2014, providing daily arts coverage on-air and online.

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