Big Changes at La-Ti-Do! New Venue and Partnering with Arena Stage & Shakespeare Theatre Company

La-Ti-Do’s Fall 2015 Season & Special Events Announcement Produced by La-Ti-Do DC A part of the weekly La-Ti-Do series from October – December 2015


FALL for some of Washington, DC’s best and brightest stars and members of partner organizations!”

La-Ti-Do DC is MOVING locations to Bistro Bistro Restaurant – 1727 Connecticut Ave, in NW Washington, DC


We are announcing our weekly fall line-up for La-Ti-Do DC at our new venue Bistro Bistro in Dupont Circle – 1727 Connecticut Ave, NW Washington, DC 20009 – 1 block north from the Q street exit of the Dupont Circle Metro Stop (Red Line).photo_capital

La-Ti-Do is partnering with Arena Stage and is officially taking over the open mic series after Joshua Morgan’s departure to Broadway.

La-Ti-Do is also partnering with Shakespeare Theatre Company for Happenings at The Harman and the Dramatists Guild Fund in NYC.

Featuring: Stars of the Washington, DC professional theater community including Helen Hayes Award winner Chris Sizemore, WATCH Award nominee Stephen Yednock, Poet Chris Moke, and members of Luke Frazier’s National Broadway Chorus & newly formed American Pops Orchestra

Where: Bistro Bistro at 1727 Connecticut Ave, NW Washington, DC 20009 1 block north from the Q street exit of the Dupont Circle Metro Stop (Red Line)

La-Ti-Do DC Monday Weekly Shows

Monday, October 5, 12 and 22 @ 8 pm – La-Ti-Do presents Helen Hayes Award winner Chris Sizemore and members of The National Broadway Chorus and American Pops Orchestra.

Monday, October 26 @ 8 pm – La-Ti-Do presents the music of NY new musical theatre writer Joe Maloney alongside Helen Hayes Award winner Chris Sizemore and members of The National Broadway Chorus and American Pops Orchestra.

Monday, November 2, 9, 16, 23 @ 8 pm – La-Ti-Do’s presents WATCH Award nominee Stephen Yednock and poet Chris Moke.

Monday, November 30 @ 8 pm Duets with Don Mike featuring DC/NYC Stars.

Monday, Dec 7 @ 8pm La-Ti-Do’s Annual “I Hate The Holidays” Show.

Monday, Dec 14 @ 8pm – La-Ti-Do’s Annual “I Love The Holidays” Show.


La-Ti-Do DC Special Events:


Wednesday, Oct 14 @ 6:45 pm – La-Ti-Do @ Arena Stage: Songs of Desire.

Wednesday, Nov 11 @ 6:45 pm – La-Ti-Do @ Arena Stage: Witty Women.


Thursday, Nov 19 @ 6 pm – La-Ti-Do @ Shakespeare Theatre Co: Happy Hour.


Sunday, Nov 22 @ 1 pm – New Composer Showcase @ DG Fund NYC.


Wednesday, Dec 9 @ 6:45 pm – La-Ti-Do @ Arena Stage: Holiday Show Tickets.


DC Weekly Show is CASH ONLY: – $15 per ticket available on a first come, first serve basis at the door night on show nights.

$10 for anyone who spends $25 or more on a pre-show dinner at Bistro Bistro and provides a receipt at the door.

$7 students and seniors over 65 yrs with valid ID.

Special Events are FREE and OPEN to the public



About La-Ti-Do’s Fall 2015 Season & Special Events From October to December this year, the weekly series La-Ti-Do will feature a variety of Washington, DC’s top performers presenting some great themes that will be sure to warm up your Mondays this fall at an affordable price with material accessible for everyone re-launching just north of Dupont Circle at Bistro Bistro Restaurant.

We kick off October with Helen Hayes Award winner Chris Sizemore who will be in residence all month, a partnership with Luke Frazier’s American Pops Orchestra and National Broadway Chorus and a New Composer Showcase with NYC composer Joe Maloney featuring Madeline Cuddihy, Scott Harrison, Diana Huey, Kevin McAllister, Don Michael Mendoza, Anya Randall Nebel, Ava Silva, Hayley Travers, and Wood van Meter.

Also in October, we begin a year-long partnership with Arena Stage as we take over the open-mic series started by Joshua Morgan and Sam McMenamin.

In November, we’ll feature WATCH Award nominee Stephen Yednock and award-winning poet Chris Moke, host a Happy Hour event as a part of Shakespeare Theatre Company’s Happenings at the Harman and end the month with the highly successful Duets with La-Ti-Do Co-Founder Don Mike Mendoza.

Also this month, in New York, we will host a repeat performance of our New Composer Showcase with Joe Maloney in partnership with the Dramatists Guild Fund. Cast TBA.

Finally, in December we’ll present our annual holiday shows to close out our 2015 season and 4th year of shows with our 2016 launch scheduled for January 11, 2016 at Bistro Bistro Restaurant.

About the Company:

Curated and hosted by Don Michael Mendoza and Regie Cabico, La-Ti-Do made its debut to a full house in Washington, DC on January 23, 2012 at The Black Fox Lounge in Dupont Circle and since then, it has become Washington, DC’s premiere musical theatre cabaret and spoken word series to serve the DC artistic community on a weekly basis.

La-Ti-Do Co-founders and Hosts (L to R) Don Michael Mendoza and Regi Cabico.
La-Ti-Do Co-founders and Hosts (L to R) Don Michael Mendoza and Regi Cabico.

The show then opened a touring chapter in New York City on June 9, 2013 at Bowery Poetry Club and continues to do so on a monthly basis. Currently, the show is housed at Bistro Bistro in DC made a special appearance at 54 Below in New York City.

Past musical performers include Helen Hayes Award nominees and recipients: Nicholas Rodriguez, Priscilla Cuellar, Diana Huey, Nova Y. Payton, Erin Driscoll, Matt Conner, Chris Sizemore, Will Gartshore, and Joshua Morgan alongside international spoken word artists: Gail Danley, Sonya Renee Taylor, Sophia Walker, and Vijai Nathan.


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WINNER of DC Theater Arts’ Special Award in 2012, 2013, and 2014

This is the 3rd straight year that we have honored Don Michael Mendoza and Regie Cabico’s La-Ti-Do. As they are about to start a new chapter in their new venue-James Hoban’s Irish Restaurant and Bar – 1 Dupont Circle, NW, in Washington, DC, starting Monday, January 12, 2015 at 8 pm.

La-Ti-Do has filled a void in the DC arts scene, with their weekly cabaret performances of music and spoken word. Their events not only simultaneously showcased up-and-coming and professional artists, but they fostered the community of artists in the DC/MD/VA area.


Here is La-Ti-Do’s New Home! An Interview with Don Michael Mendoza and Regie Cabico by Joel Markowitz.

DCDMetroTheaterArts coverage of LA-TI-DO.



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