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.
CabaretOlney Theatre Center
Sun. Oct 13 “Willkommen! And bienvenue!” to Kander and Ebb’s Tony-winning Cabaret, where the world burns brightly with desire and debauchery.
The Grapes of Wrath American Shakespeare Center on TourThe Alden
Sun. Oct 27 An Oklahoma drought during the Great Depression forces the Joad family to flee their home for the promise of a new life in California.
Mystery Science Theater 3000National Theatre
Oct. 18 – 19 Join creator and original host Joel Hodgson in his final tour and the world’s greatest – and only – movie-riffing robots, Tom Servo, Crow, and Gypsy.
Escaped AloneSignature Theatre
Oct. 13 – Nov. 3 Caryl Churchill's (Cloud 9, Top Girls) electrifying Signature debut is a caustically funny and surreal afternoon of tea and calamity.
Jimmy Buffett’s Escape to MargaritavilleNational Theatre
Sun. Oct 13 Welcome to Margaritaville, where people come to get away from it all — and stay to find something they never expected.
Nov. 5 – Dec. 22 Genius and jealousy collide in the opulent salons and opera houses of 18th-century Vienna. When an impulsive and eccentric prodigy outshines an envious, God-fearing composer consumed by bitterness, theatrical fireworks emerge.
Fiddler on the RoofNational Theatre
Dec. 10 – 15 You’ll be there when the sun rises on this new production, with stunning movement and dance from acclaimed Israeli choreographer Hofesh Shechter, based on the original staging by Jerome Robbins.
1 Henry IVFolger Theatre
Sun. Oct 13 Hal’s path to the throne may be unusual, but it eventually leads him to the one place where questions of
Jersey BoysNational Theatre
Dec. 17 – 31 Go behind the music and inside the story of Frankie Valli and The Four Seasons in the Tony and Grammy Award®-winning true-life musical phenomenon.
WNO: OtelloThe Kennedy Center
Oct. 26 – Nov. 16 Verdi’s epic retelling of Shakespeare’s tragedy.
A Chorus LineSignature Theatre
Oct. 29, 2019 – Jan. 4, 2020 This non-stop showcase with one of the largest casts in Signature history is the one singular sensation for the holiday season.
WNO: The Magic FluteThe Kennedy Center
Nov. 2 – 23 Mozart meets Maurice Sendak and a little magic!
RigolettoBlackRock Center for the Arts
Sat. Oct 26
Edward Albee’s OccupantEdlavitch DCJCC
Nov. 7 – 30
American Shakespeare Theatre: Imogen (Cymbeline)The Alden
Sat. Oct 26
An Irish CarolKeegan Theatre
Dec. 12 – 31
Shear MadnessThe Kennedy Center
Oct. 13 – Nov. 24
A Christmas CarolFord's Theatre
Nov. 21, 2019 – Jan. 1, 2020
The RoyaleMulitz-Gudelsky Theatre Lab
Oct. 13 – 27
Oct. 13 – 27
West by GodKeegan Theatre
Oct. 13 – 20
Brush Up Your ShakespeareThe Alden
Tue. Oct 22
Broadway Center Stage: FootlooseThe Kennedy Center
Sun. Oct 13
Rent 20th Anniversary TourNational Theatre
Nov. 12 – 17