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Theatre in Metro DC including Resident & Touring Companies

Find Metro DC theatre performances and schedules in CultureCapital including resident and touring theatre companies presenting drama, comedy, satire, musicals and the classics.

Browse Theatre By: All Theatre ... Children's (71) ... Classical (5) ... Comedy (31) ... Drama (48) ... Experimental (10) ... Improv (3) ... Musical (54) ... Opera (18) ... Repertory (2) ...

Hot Hits
Green Porno, Live on Stage
GW Lisner Auditorium
Sat, November 8
A lifelong lover of animals, Rossellini dons costume versions of their fur, skins, scales and wings for this delightfully insightful, Day-Glo examination of the quirks, curiosities and frequently fatal risks of sexuality and reproduction across a spectrum of species.
Elmer Gantry
Signature Theatre
Thru Sun, November 9
The charismatic, but completely broke, salesman Elmer Gantry stumbles upon a struggling religious tour, led by pious evangelist Sister Sharon Falconer. Gantry joins the troupe as a preacher and, with a little showmanship and theatrics, transforms the revival into the hottest ticket in town.
La bohème
John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts
Sat, November 1 thru Sat, November 15
Puccini's timeless tale of young bohemians in Paris struggling to fulfill their dreams and find love returns in a brand-new production filled with moonlit duets, snowy streets, rowdy celebrations, and heartrending tears.
Little Dancer
John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts
Thru Sun, November 30
With direction and choreography by five-time Tony winner Susan Stroman, this brand-new Kennedy Center musical is inspired by the story of a young ballerina immortalized by Edgar Degas in his famous sculpture at the National Gallery of Art.
Julius Caesar
Folger Theatre
Tue, October 28 thru Sun, December 7
In the shadow of the nearby Capitol building, Shakespeare’s searing commentary on power, ambition, and democratic responsibility smolders just in time for midterm elections.
Shear Madness
John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts
Thru Thursday, December 31, 2015
Set today in the Shear Madness hairstyling salon, this record-breaking comedy is Washington's hilarious whodunit. After more than 11,000 performances, the show has stayed in great shape, keeping all the bounce, body, and shine of opening night.
¡Tum Tica!: A Story of Music and Family
Sat, October 25
GALA Hispanic Theatre
Stuart Little
Thru Sun, October 26
Adventure Theatre MTC
Rocky Horror Show
Thru Sat, November 1
Workhouse Arts Center
Fetch Clay, Make Man
Thru Sun, November 2
Round House Theatre
The Wolfe Twins
Thru Sun, November 2
Studio Theatre
Fancy Nancy The Musical
Sat, November 1 thru Sun, November 2
BlackRock Center for the Arts
Richard Blanco, Poet
Wed, November 12
Parallel Exit
Sat, November 15
BlackRock Center for the Arts
Swing Time – The Musical!
Wed, October 29 thru Sun, November 30
Burke Theater: US Navy Memorial
Sex With Strangers
Thru Sun, December 7
Signature Theatre
Bad Jews
Wed, November 5 thru Sun, December 21
Studio Theatre
Disney's The Little Mermaid
Wed, November 12 thru Sun, December 28
Olney Theatre Center
Tiny Tim's Christmas Carol
Fri, November 14 thru Thursday, January 1, 2015
Adventure Theatre MTC