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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The Kennedy Center
Jun. 19 – 23
It’s a hilarious and achingly poignant look at the infinite possibilities that make up a modern family.


Signature Theatre
Jun. 19 – Jul. 7
Set sail with the most infamous pirate of all time in a riotous, rowdy high-seas adventure from the creators of The Witches of Eastwick, Brother Russia and The Fix.

L'homme Cirque

Jun. 27 – Jul. 7
L’homme Cirque—or one-man circus—balances dramatic feats like high wire flips and a human cannon launch with humor, poetry, and serenades on the accordion.

Disney's Aladdin

The Kennedy Center
Jul. 18 – Sep. 7
Discover a whole new world at Disney’s Aladdin, the hit Broadway musical!

Dear Evan Hansen

The Kennedy Center
Aug. 6 – Sep. 8
Dear Evan Hansen is the deeply personal and profoundly contemporary musical about life and the way we live it.

Rock Of Ages - Tenth Anniversary Tour

Wolf Trap
Wed. Jun 19
Featuring the music of hit bands such as Styx, Poison, Twisted Sister, Whitesnake, and more, this tenth anniversary production will have you ready to rock!

Betty Buckley in Hello Dolly!

The Kennedy Center
Jun. 19 – Jul. 7
Tony Award®-winning Broadway legend Betty Buckley stars in Hello, Dolly!—the universally acclaimed smash that NPR calls “the best show of the year!”

The Second City's America; It's Complicated!

The Kennedy Center
Thru Aug. 11
The Second City return to the Kennedy Center with an all-new, all-hilarious show that reaches way, way across the aisle for non-stop equal opportunity laughs.


Signature Theatre
Jun. 19 – 23
Glowing with wit, humor and energy, resonating with evocative staging and soulful music, three tales of survival are told in the key of the blues.

Freestyle Love Supreme

The Kennedy Center
Jul. 16 – 21
MCs, musicians, and beatboxers take the audience on a completely improvised musical ride all based off audience suggestions.

The Band's Visit

The Kennedy Center
Jul. 9 – Aug. 4
This critically acclaimed new musical celebrates the deeply human ways music, longing, and laughter can connect us all.

Capital Fringe Festival: July 9-28, 2019

89 productions and 500 performances including drama, comedy, musical theatre and dance.


Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike

Arts Barn
Jul. 5 – 20

A Misanthrope

Gunston Arts Center
Jun. 20 – 30

Road Dahl's Matilda the Musical

Olney Theatre Center
Jun. 21 – Jul. 21

Picnic Theatre Company Presents: The Great Gatsby

Woodlawn and Frank Lloyd Wright's Pope-Leighey House
Wed. Jun 19


Keegan Theatre
Jun. 20 – Jul. 6

Forest Treás

Dance Loft on 14
Jun. 20 – 29

How the Other Half Loves

Arts Barn
Jun. 21 – 23
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