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Adoptable Pet of the Week: Piper

Meet Piper, the latest Adoptable Pet of the Week. This two-year-old Shepherd mix is full of energy and looking for a best friend. She’s currently available to foster from Lost Dog & Cat Rescue Foundation.

Here’s what Piper has to say about herself:

Hello, I’m Piper. Like the Pied Piper but without the multicolored garments. No, I cannot play a magic pipe; I don’t have opposable thumbs. And no, I will not rid the town of rats by leading them to the river. But I will use my magical cuteness to lure you to be my best friend.

When you first meet me, I am kind of shy, but give me a chance and I will warm up to you and then warm your heart. Deep down, I am a two-year-old girl who would like to hang out with you and play fetch and tug-a-war.

I am still learning to walk well on a leash, and I really want someone to help teach me. I was thinking the ideal arrangement would be just you and me, no other dogs, cats or children to distract us from spending time with each other. And a fenced-in yard would be perfect, so I could run around.

Overall, I am excited about life and would like you to be part of mine. Can I be part of yours?

Are you and Piper a match? Learn more about Piper by checking out her profile!

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Signature Theatre just released single tickets for all 33rd season productions, which highlights the organization’s long-time relationship with legendary composer Stephen Sondheim. Beginning with the musical adaptation of The Color Purple and irreverent No Place to Go, the season continues with three Sondheim musicals, the DC premieres of Off-Broadway hit Which Way to the Stage and Pulitzer Prize finalist Selling Kabul, the Tony Award®-winning rock musical Passing Strange, and return of Signature’s cabaret series honoring legendary artists.

“Last November, the world lost an icon. The death of Stephen Sondheim was a blow to everyone in the theater community. Signature Theatre would not be the same without Sondheim — he IS Signature’s ‘signature.’ This season, we are honoring the legend with productions of Into the Woods, Pacific Overtures and Sweeney Todd dedicated to his memory. These shows represent the diversity and range of Sondheim,” said Signature’s Artistic Director Matthew Gardiner about the new season.

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