Theatre in DC: Resident & Touring Companies

Find theatre performances and schedules in CultureCapital including resident and touring theatre companies presenting drama, comedy, musicals, experimental and the classics in DC, MD & VA.

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Mike Birbiglia’s The New One

National Theatre
Sep. 24 – 29
Direct from Broadway, telling a new story in a new way with the same heart and humor we’ve come to expect.

Dear Evan Hansen

The Kennedy Center
Aug. 17 – Sep. 8
The deeply personal and profoundly contemporary musical about life and the way we live it.

1 Henry IV

Folger Theatre
Sep. 3 – Oct. 13
Hal’s path to the throne may be unusual, but it eventually leads him to the one place where questions of


Olney Theatre Center
Aug. 28 – Oct. 6
“Willkommen! And bienvenue!” to Kander and Ebb’s Tony-winning Cabaret, where the world burns brightly with desire and debauchery.

Signature Theatre's Open House

Signature Theatre
Sun. Aug 18
Starting at noon, come enjoy performances every 15 minutes, master classes, family cabarets, season preview concerts, games and crafts all followed by the grand Broadway on the Plaza finale concert.


The Kennedy Center
Sep. 17 – Oct. 6
Rediscover this beloved musical with breathtaking music, including one of the most treasured songs in musical theater, "Memory.”

The REACH Opening Festival

The Kennedy Center
Sep. 7 – 22
Two weeks of FREE performances & activities celebrating the expansion of The Kennedy Center campus called the REACH.


Signature Theatre
Aug. 17 – Sep. 29
Signature Theatre produces its 30th Sondheim musical with the daring and darkly funny Tony Award®-winning musical of the twisted American Dream.

Escaped Alone

Signature Theatre
Sep. 24 – Nov. 3
Caryl Churchill's (Cloud 9, Top Girls) electrifying Signature debut is a caustically funny and surreal afternoon of tea and calamity.

Disney's Aladdin

The Kennedy Center
Aug. 17 – Sep. 7
Discover a whole new world at Disney’s Aladdin, the hit Broadway musical!

The British Invasion

Signature Theatre
Aug. 20 – 31
Hop the pond for a rocking salute to the UK artists who thrilled and inspired us.


Love Sick

Theater J
Sep. 4 – 29


Ford's Theatre
Sep. 28 – Oct. 27

School Girls: or, The African Mean Girls Play

Round House Theatre
Wed. Sep 18

Legally Blonde

Keegan Theatre
Aug. 17 – Sep. 1

One Destiny

Ford's Theatre
Thru Oct. 26


Theatre Lab School of the Dramatic Arts
Sat. Aug 17

The Royale

Mulitz-Gudelsky Theatre Lab
Sep. 25 – Oct. 27
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