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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WNO: Don Giovanni

The Kennedy Center
Feb. 29 – Mar. 22
A notorious lover meets his ultimate fiery punishment in Mozart’s celebrated tragicomedy.

Broadway Center Stage: Next to Normal

The Kennedy Center
Jan. 29 – Feb. 2
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.

Gun & Powder

Signature Theatre
Jan. 28 – Feb. 23
Two light-skinned African-American women who passed themselves as White to become notorious outlaws in the Wild West.

Easy Women Smoking Loose Cigarettes

Signature Theatre
Feb. 18 – Mar. 29
Firecracker play that takes the dysfunction, puts it back in the family, then gives it a hilarious - and subversive - stir.

Manual Cinema: No Blue Memories, The Life of Gwendolyn Brooks

Strathmore
Fri. Jan 24
Manual Cinema tells her story through shadow puppetry, silhouetted actors, and live music.

The Merry Wives of Windsor

Folger Theatre
Jan. 22 – Mar. 1
Comedic comeuppance is an absolute treat in Shakespeare’s delightful comedy on love, money, deception, and the power of women. Directed by Aaron Posner.

Artstream's Maryland Cabaret Presents Brave

AMP by Strathmore
Mon. Jan 27
ArtStream features adult actors with intellectual and developmental disabilities to create original performances for live audiences.

Spotlights

Five Spoons

BlackRock Center for the Arts
Jan. 25 – Feb. 2

The Simon & Garfunkel Story

National Theatre
Jan. 31 – Feb. 1

Maz Jobrani

The Kennedy Center
Fri. Jan 31

Free Folger Friday: The Bardy Bunch

Folger Theatre
Fri. Jan 24

WORLD STAGES—Heroine: one female soldier's story

The Kennedy Center
Feb. 12 – 14

Miss You Like Hell

Olney Theatre Center
Jan. 29 – Mar. 1

Love and Marriage and Murder

AMP by Strathmore
Thu. Feb 13

WORLD STAGES—Sundance Institute: Grey Rock

The Kennedy Center
Jan. 30 – Feb. 1

Silent Sky

Ford's Theatre
Jan. 24 – Feb. 23

Sheltered

Edlavitch DCJCC
Jan. 22 – Feb. 1

Boy

Keegan Theatre
Feb. 7 – Mar. 7
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