The Kennedy Center Theater - 2019-2020 Season & Subscription Info
What the Constitution Means to Me
September 11 - 22, 2019
Heidi Schreck’s timely and galvanizing play, directed by Oliver Butler, became a sensation off-Broadway last fall before transferring to Broadway this spring and receiving two Tony Award® nominations (Best Play, Best Actress in Leading Role in a Play).
September 17 - October 6, 2019
Audiences and critics alike are rediscovering this beloved musical with breathtaking music, including one of the most treasured songs in musical theater, "Memory.”
Set today in the Shear Madness hairstyling salon, this record-breaking comedy is Washington's hilarious whodunit. After more than 13,200 performances, the show has stayed in great shape. Performances are ongoing.
Renée Fleming VOICES: Gavin Creel
October 3, 2019
Gavin made his Broadway debut originating the role of Jimmy Smith in Thoroughly Modern Millie, for which he received his first Tony Award® nomination. He has since created such memorable performances on Broadway as Jean-Michel in La Cage Aux Folles, Claude in Hair, and Stephen Kodaly in the Roundabout Theater Company’s production of She Loves Me,
Broadway Center Stage: Footloose
October 9 - 13, 2019
Set to the rockin' rhythm of the film’s Oscar®- and Tony®-nominated top 40 score and augmented with dynamic new songs for the stage musical, Footloose celebrates the wisdom of listening to young people and guiding them with a warm heart and an open mind.
The Second City's Love, Factually
December 3 - 29, 2019
Back by popular demand! From the twisted minds at The Second City comes this fast-paced romp that mingles the classic movie’s most beloved (and despised) characters and moments in an original take sure to warm your icy heart.
Come From Away
December 10 - January 5, 2020
A Best Musical winner all across North America! This New York Times Critics’ Pick takes you into the heart of the remarkable true story of 7,000 stranded passengers and the small town in Newfoundland that welcomed them.
My Fair Lady
December 17 - January 19, 2020
From Lincoln Center Theater comes “a sumptuous new production of the most perfect musical of all time” (Entertainment Weekly), Lerner & Loewe’s My Fair Lady.
Broadway Center Stage: Next to Normal
January 29 - February 2, 2020
Tony Award® winner Rachel Bay Jones (Dear Evan Hansen, Pippin) stars in this unflinching look at a suburban family struggling with the effects of mental illness.
Renée Fleming VOICES: Norm Lewis
February 29, 2020
Tony®-nominee Norm Lewis, recently seen in NBC's Emmy®-winning broadcast of “Jesus Christ Superstar Live in Concert!,” joins Renée Fleming VOICES for a spellbinding showcase of his remarkable talent and charisma. He's starred in Broadway's Porgy & Bess, The Little Mermaid, Les Misérables, Chicago, Side Show, Miss Saigon, and The Who’s Tommy, and made history as the first African American Phantom in The Phantom of the Opera. His television credits include The Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt, Gotham, The Blacklist, and Blue Bloods, as well as his recurring role as Senator Edison Davis on the hit drama Scandal.
Jesus Christ Superstar
April 14 - 26, 2020
Jesus Christ Superstar is an iconic musical phenomenon with a worldwide fan base. In celebration of its 50th anniversary, a new mesmerizing production comes to North America.
Broadway Center Stage: Bye Bye Birdie
April 23 - 26, 2020
A loving send-up of the early 1960s, small-town America, teenagers, and rock and roll, this Tony®-musical remains as fresh and vibrant as ever.
Tiny Beautiful Things
June 2 - 28, 2020
Based on the best-selling book by Strayed (Wild: From Lost to Found on the Pacific Crest Trail) and adapted for the stage by Nia Vardalos (My Big Fat Greek Wedding), this “incredibly moving” (Time Out) play is about reaching when you’re stuck, healing when you’re broken, and finding the courage to take on the questions that have no answers.
June 16 - September 20, 2020
Hamilton returns to the Kennedy Center Opera House for 14 weeks in the summer of 2020.
Once on This Island
June 23 - July 12, 2020
“What a delight it is to enter the world of Once on This Island!” raves the New York Times. Winner of the 2018 Tony Award® for best revival of a musical, Once on This Island is the sweeping, universal tale of Ti Moune, a fearless peasant girl in search of her place in the world, and ready to risk it all for love.
A Monster Calls
July 21 - August 9, 2020
Patrick Ness’s piercing novel A Monster Calls is brought to the stage in a powerful new adaptation by visionary director Sally Cookson.
To Kill a Mockingbird
August 25 - September 27, 2020
Academy Award® winner Aaron Sorkin has adapted Harper Lee’s Pulitzer Prize-winning masterwork for the stage with spectacular, universally praised results, creating "a modern American classic" (The Hollywood Reporter) and the most coveted ticket of the Broadway season.