Theatre

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Performances

Blackbeard

Signature Theatre
Jun. 25 – Jul. 7

Blackbeard - Discussion Night

Signature Theatre
Wed. Jun 26

Blackbeard - Discussion Night

Signature Theatre
Tue. Jun 25

Blackbeard - Pride Night

Signature Theatre
Fri. Jun 28

Disney's Aladdin

The Kennedy Center
Jul. 18 – Sep. 7

The Band's Visit

The Kennedy Center
Jul. 9 – Aug. 4

Byhalia, Mississippi

The Kennedy Center
Jun. 25 – 30

Dear Evan Hansen

The Kennedy Center
Aug. 6 – Sep. 8

Betty Buckley in Hello Dolly!

The Kennedy Center
Jun. 25 – Jul. 7

Road Dahl's Matilda the Musical

Olney Theatre Center
Jun. 26 – Jul. 21

Tiger Style

Olney Theatre Center
Jul. 17 – Aug. 18

A Misanthrope

Gunston Arts Center
Jun. 27 – 30

Applause Series: Children of Eden

Olney Theatre Center
Fri. Jul 26

A Doll's House, Part 2 by Lucas Hnath

Round House Theatre
Jun. 25 – 30

The Cat in the Hat

Adventure Theatre MTC
Thru Aug. 18

Circus

The Puppet Co. Playhouse
Jun. 28 – Aug. 4

The Three Billy Goats Gruff

The Puppet Co. Playhouse
Aug. 8 – Sep. 1

Tiny Tots - Baby Bear’s Birthday

The Puppet Co. Playhouse
Aug. 14 & 18

Tiny Tots - Dragon Babies

The Puppet Co. Playhouse
Jul. 17 & 21

Tiny Tots - Imaginary Friends

The Puppet Co. Playhouse
Jul. 7 – 13

Tiny Tots - Magic Toyshop

The Puppet Co. Playhouse
Jul. 24 & 27

Tiny Tots - Old MacDonald’s Farm

The Puppet Co. Playhouse
Sat. Jun 29

Tiny Tots - Penguins’ Playground

The Puppet Co. Playhouse
Jul. 31 – Aug. 10

Tiny Tots - Teddy Bear’s Picnic

The Puppet Co. Playhouse
Aug. 28 & Sep. 1

Tiny Tots - World on a String

The Puppet Co. Playhouse
Aug. 21 & 24

Twisted Melodies

Atlas Performing Arts Center
Jun. 26 – Jul. 21

Legally Blonde

Keegan Theatre
Aug. 3 – 25

Ripcord

Keegan Theatre
Jun. 27 – Jul. 6

Disney's Newsies

Kenmore Middle School
Jul. 19 – 28

Aria Jukebox - with Wolf Trap Opera Filene Artists

The Barns at Wolf Trap
Sun. Jul 28

Fences

Ford's Theatre
Sep. 28 – Oct. 27

L'homme Cirque

Strathmore
Jun. 27 – Jul. 7

Pointless Theatre: Forest Treás

Dance Loft on 14
Jun. 27 – 29

Bootleg Shakespeare: Richard III

Folger Theatre
Sat. Jul 27

Signature Theatre Cabaret at Lubber Run Amphitheater

Lubber Run Amphitheater
Sat. Jun 29

Urban Arias: The Juliet Letters

Signature Theatre
Jul. 11 – 14

Treasure Island

Synetic Theater
Jul. 17 – Aug. 18

Boardwalk Brothers

Arts Barn
Jun. 28 – 30

L.A. Theatre Works: Seven

Center for the Arts at George Mason University
Fri. Oct 18

Cirque Mei

Center for the Arts at George Mason University
Sat. Oct 19

1984

Center for the Arts at George Mason University
Sat. Nov 23

Aquila Theatre: The Odyssey

Hylton Performing Arts Center
Sun. Nov 24

Broadway Princess Party

Hylton Performing Arts Center
Sun. Mar 29, 2020

Virginia Opera

Hylton Performing Arts Center
Tue. Mar 31, 2020

CAPAC: Langston Hughes' Black Nativity

Hylton Performing Arts Center
Fri. Dec 6

Moon Mouse: A Space Odyssey

Hylton Performing Arts Center
Sun. Oct 6

Peter Rabbit (TM) Tales

Center for the Arts at George Mason University
Sun. Oct 6

Prince William Little Theatre: A Charlie Brown Christmas

Hylton Performing Arts Center
Dec. 14 – 22

Prince William Little Theatre: Judgement at Nuremberg

Hylton Performing Arts Center
Oct. 11 – 20

Prince William Little Theatre: Sister Act

Hylton Performing Arts Center
Mar. 14 – 22, 2020

The Rainbow Fish

Hylton Performing Arts Center
Sun. Feb 9, 2020

The Second City

Hylton Performing Arts Center
Fri. Oct 4

The Very Hungry Caterpillar Christmas

Center for the Arts at George Mason University
Sun. Dec 1

Family Fun Entertainment Series-Groovy Nate

Reston Town Center
Sat. Jul 27

Family Fun Entertainment Series - Mark Lohr

Reston Town Center
Sat. Jun 29

Hannah Gadsby - Douglas

The Kennedy Center
Jun. 25 – 27

Freestyle Love Supreme

The Kennedy Center
Jul. 16 – 21

WNO Opera Institute

Millennium Stage at the Kennedy Center
Sun. Jul 14

Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike

Arts Barn
Jul. 5 – 20

The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee

Arts Barn
Jul. 26 – Aug. 3

Wolf Trap Opera presents The State Singers

The Barns at Wolf Trap
Fri. Jul 26

Stand Up Comedy: Danny Rouhier

Arts Barn
Fri. Oct 18

A Chorus Line

Signature Theatre
Oct. 29, 2019 – Jan. 4, 2020

A Motown Christmas

Signature Theatre
Dec. 3 – 21

Assassins

Signature Theatre
Aug. 11 – Sep. 29

Camille Claudel

Signature Theatre
Mar. 24 – Apr. 19, 2020

Easy Women Smoking Loose Cigarettes

Signature Theatre
Feb. 18 – Mar. 29, 2020

Escaped Alone

Signature Theatre
Sep. 24 – Nov. 3

Gun & Powder

Signature Theatre
Jan. 28 – Feb. 23, 2020

Hair

Signature Theatre
May. 19 – Jul. 12, 2020

Nijinsky's Last Dance

Signature Theatre
Apr. 14 – May. 24, 2020

Not A Day Goes By: Signature Turns 30

Signature Theatre
Jun. 9 – Jul. 3, 2020

Ol' Blue Eyes: Frank Sinatra

Signature Theatre
Jan. 7 – 18, 2020

Soul Divas

Signature Theatre
Nov. 19 – 23

The British Invasion

Signature Theatre
Aug. 20 – 31

A Chorus Line - Discussion Night

Signature Theatre
Dec. 4 & 10

A Chorus Line - Pride Night

Signature Theatre
Fri. Dec 13

Assassins - Discussion Night

Signature Theatre
Aug. 28 & Sep. 10

Assassins - Pride Night

Signature Theatre
Fri. Sep 6

Camille Claudel - Discussion Night

Signature Theatre
Apr. 7 & 15, 2020

Camille Claudel - Pride Night

Signature Theatre
Fri. Apr 17, 2020

Easy Women Smoking Loose Cigarettes - Discussion Night

Signature Theatre
Mar. 3 & 18, 2020

Easy Women Smoking Loose Cigarettes - Pride Night

Signature Theatre
Fri. Mar 13, 2020

Escaped Alone - Discussion Night

Signature Theatre
Nov. 23 & 29

Escaped Alone - Pride Night

Signature Theatre
Fri. Oct 18

Gun & Powder - Discussion Night

Signature Theatre
Feb. 18 & 19, 2020

Gun & Powder - Pride Night

Signature Theatre
Fri. Feb 7, 2020

Hair - Discussion Night

Signature Theatre
Jun. 9 & 10, 2020

Hair - Pride Night

Signature Theatre
Fri. Jun 19, 2020

Nijinsky's Last Dance - Discussion Night

Signature Theatre
May. 13 & 19, 2020

Nijinsky's Last Dance - Pride Night

Signature Theatre
Fri. May 15, 2020

Love Sick

Theater J
Sep. 4 – 29

Alix in Wonderland

Theatre Lab School of the Dramatic Arts
Jul. 18 – 20

Children's Theatre-in-the-Woods at Wolf Trap: Aaron Nigel Smith

Children's Theatre-in-the-Woods at Wolf Trap
Tue. Jul 30

Children's Theatre-in-the-Woods at Wolf Trap: Culture Shock

Children's Theatre-in-the-Woods at Wolf Trap
Wed. Jul 31

Children's Theatre-in-the-Woods at Wolf Trap: Jojo & the Pinecones

Children's Theatre-in-the-Woods at Wolf Trap
Jul. 16 & 17

Children's Theatre-in-the-Woods at Wolf Trap: Madcap Puppets: The Great Space Caper

Children's Theatre-in-the-Woods at Wolf Trap
Jul. 5 & 6

Children's Theatre-in-the-Woods at Wolf Trap: Maryland Youth Ballet: Cinderella

Children's Theatre-in-the-Woods at Wolf Trap
Jul. 26 & 27

Children's Theatre-in-the-Woods at Wolf Trap: Red Yarn

Children's Theatre-in-the-Woods at Wolf Trap
Jul. 24 & 25

Children's Theatre-in-the-Woods at Wolf Trap: Shannon Dunne Dance

Children's Theatre-in-the-Woods at Wolf Trap
Thu. Jul 18

Children's Theatre-in-the-Woods at Wolf Trap: The Mömandpöp Comeback Special!

Children's Theatre-in-the-Woods at Wolf Trap
Tue. Jul 9

Capital Fringe: Would You Rather…

Arena Stage
Jul. 10 – 27

Capital Fringe: Journey to Long Nose

Arena Stage
Jul. 9 – 21

Capital Fringe: E Pluribus Screw ‘Em

Arena Stage
Jul. 13 – 27

Capital Fringe: Shakespeare’s Worst

Arena Stage
Jul. 9 – 21

Capital Fringe: Velvet Determination

Christ United Methodist Church
Jul. 9 – 16

Capital Fringe: 33 1/3 Chorus Girls

Arena Stage
Jul. 9 – 27

Capital Fringe: That’s Not How It Happened

St. Augustine’s Episcopal Church
Jul. 10 – 21

Capital Fringe: A People’s History

Arena Stage
Jul. 5 – 10

Capital Fringe: Judge Me Not

St. Augustine’s Episcopal Church
Jul. 9 – 25

Capital Fringe: The Heist

Christ United Methodist Church
Jul. 9 – 27

Capital Fringe: The Face Zone

St. Augustine’s Episcopal Church
Jul. 9 – 27

Capital Fringe: Hatpin Panic

Arena Stage
Jul. 9 – 20

Capital Fringe: Surfacing

St. Augustine’s Episcopal Church
Jul. 9 – 28

Capital Fringe: An Eye for an Eye

Christ United Methodist Church
Jul. 9 – 27

Capital Fringe: Dust

Riverside Baptist Church
Jul. 9 – 27

Capital Fringe: Amelia

St. Augustine’s Episcopal Church
Jul. 9 – 27

Capital Fringe: 52 Pickup

St. Augustine’s Episcopal Church
Jul. 9 – 27

Capital Fringe: Body.

Riverside Baptist Church
Jul. 9 – 27

Capital Fringe: Caribbean Command

St. Augustine’s Episcopal Church
Jul. 9 – 27

Capital Fringe: Neverlanding

Christ United Methodist Church
Jul. 9 – 27

Capital Fringe: She Sings Light

Arena Stage
Jul. 10 – 20

Capital Fringe: Ghosts of Saturday Night

St. Augustine’s Episcopal Church
Jul. 10 – 28

Capital Fringe: Heartbeats & Algorithms

Riverside Baptist Church
Jul. 10 – 27

Capital Fringe: Veneer of Beauty

Arena Stage
Jul. 10 – 20

Capital Fringe: Stuck

St. Augustine’s Episcopal Church
Jul. 11 – 27

Capital Fringe: Office of the Speaker

St. Augustine’s Episcopal Church
Jul. 11 – 25

Capital Fringe: Crapshoot

Westminster Presbyterian Church
Jul. 9 – 23

Capital Fringe: A History of Laughter

Winfield Scott Hancock Statue
Jul. 9 – 17

Capital Fringe: Love in the Time of Climate Change

St. Matthews Lutheran Church
Jul. 10 – 27

Capital Fringe: Our Town Plus Zombies

Riverside Baptist Church
Jul. 10 – 25

Capital Fringe: A Gentleman & a Liar

St. Augustine’s Episcopal Church
Jul. 10 – 27

Capital Fringe: The Breakup

St. Augustine’s Episcopal Church
Jul. 10 – 27

Capital Fringe: Intimate Dinner

St. Augustine’s Episcopal Church
Jul. 10 – 26

Capital Fringe: Hold the Tomato

Arena Stage
Jul. 10 – 27

Capital Fringe: How's That Workin' Out for Ya? 2.0

St. Augustine’s Episcopal Church
Jul. 11 – 27

Capital Fringe: American Tranquility

Christ United Methodist Church
Jul. 10 – 21

Capital Fringe: H.P. Lovecraft’s: The Call of Cthulhu

Westminster Presbyterian Church
Jul. 11 – 28

Capital Fringe: Codependent

St. Augustine’s Episcopal Church
Jul. 11 – 27

Capital Fringe: Flirting Like an American

Westminster Presbyterian Church
Jul. 11 – 27

Capital Fringe: Passing

Riverside Baptist Church
Jul. 11 – 24

Capital Fringe: I Know It Was the Blood

St. Augustine’s Episcopal Church
Jul. 11 – 23

Capital Fringe: Rewiring Eden

Riverside Baptist Church
Jul. 11 – 25

Capital Fringe: Conversations

St. Augustine’s Episcopal Church
Jul. 11 – 26

Capital Fringe: Let’s Fight and Say We Didn’t

Riverside Baptist Church
Jul. 12 – 28

Capital Fringe: Beyond These Walls

Christ United Methodist Church
Jul. 12 – 27

Capital Fringe: Iphigenia in Splott

Arena Stage
Jul. 12 – 21

Capital Fringe: What Wasn’t

St. Matthews Lutheran Church
Jul. 12 – 23

Capital Fringe: The Hound

St. Augustine’s Episcopal Church
Jul. 12 – 25

Capital Fringe: Good & Kissed

Christ United Methodist Church
Jul. 12 – 20

Capital Fringe: Dreamer/Seeker

Riverside Baptist Church
Jul. 12 – 27

Capital Fringe: An Evening with Lola Montez

Christ United Methodist Church
Jul. 13 – 27

Capital Fringe: Before the Fall

Riverside Baptist Church
Jul. 13 – 27

Capital Fringe: All for the Union

Christ United Methodist Church
Jul. 14 – 26

Capital Fringe: SPEAK*Girls Presents

St. Augustine’s Episcopal Church
Jul. 18 – 21

Capital Fringe: Starcrossed

St. Augustine’s Episcopal Church
Jul. 20 – 28

Capital Fringe: From Divorce to Restoration

Christ United Methodist Church
Jul. 23 – 28

Capital Fringe: Soul Redeemer

Westminster Presbyterian Church
Jul. 9 – 27

Capital Fringe: Saucy Jack and the Space Vixens

Christ United Methodist Church
Jul. 10 – 28

Capital Fringe: Energie: A Rock Musical

Christ United Methodist Church
Jul. 11 – 27

Capital Fringe: American Diet

Westminster Presbyterian Church
Jul. 11 – 28

Capital Fringe: Kafka’s Metamorphosis: The Musical!

Christ United Methodist Church
Jul. 11 – 14

Capital Fringe: Air Mail/Par Avion

Riverside Baptist Church
Jul. 12 – 28

Capital Fringe: The Knights of Salisbury

Westminster Presbyterian Church
Jul. 13 – 21

Capital Fringe: Inferno the Musical

Westminster Presbyterian Church
Jul. 18 – 28

Belters Workshop (15 & Up, Six Sessions)

Theatre Lab School of the Dramatic Arts
Tue. Nov 12

Ongoing Events

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