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

Fri. Jan 24, 2020
Manual Cinema tells her story through shadow puppetry, silhouetted actors, and live music.

The Second City's Love, Factually

The Kennedy Center
Dec. 11 – 29
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.

The Merry Wives of Windsor

Folger Theatre
Jan. 14 – Mar. 1, 2020
The comedic comeuppance is an absolute treat in Shakespeare’s delightful comedy on love, money, deception, and the power of women.


Folger Theatre
Dec. 11 – 22
Genius and jealousy collide in the opulent salons and opera houses of 18th-century Vienna.

Fiddler on the Roof

National Theatre
Dec. 11 – 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.

A Motown Christmas

Signature Theatre
Dec. 11 – 21
The holidays get a smooth new groove when delivered motown style in a fun, upbeat and soulful yuletide treat.

The Christmas Revels: Celestial Fools

GW Lisner Auditorium
Dec. 13 – 15
Our cast of over 100, ages 9-90, invites you to join tradition bearers Karim Nagi, Shizumi Shigeto Manale and Mark Novak for this timeless fable.

Come From Away

The Kennedy Center
Dec. 11, 2019 – Jan. 5, 2020
Takes you into the heart of the remarkable true story of 7,000 stranded passengers and the small town in Newfoundland that welcomed them.

Jersey Boys

National 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.

My Fair Lady

The Kennedy Center
Dec. 17, 2019 – Jan. 19, 2020
From Lincoln Center Theater comes “a sumptuous new production of the most perfect musical of all time” (Entertainment Weekly),

Ol' Blue Eyes: Frank Sinatra

Signature Theatre
Jan. 7 – 18, 2020
Signature toasts the iconic crooner in a stylish, suave and sophisticated evening flush with all of Sinatra's famous tunes.

A Chorus Line

Signature Theatre
Dec. 11, 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.



McLean Community Center
Sat. Dec 14

Singin' In The Rain

Olney Theatre Center
Dec. 11, 2019 – Jan. 5, 2020

Upcounty Theatre Company presents: Now and Then by Sean Grennan

BlackRock Center for the Arts
Jan. 10 – 18, 2020

Fiddler on the Roof

National Theatre
Dec. 11 – 15

An Irish Carol

Keegan Theatre
Dec. 12 – 31

Bel Cantanti Opera: Champagne Toast

BlackRock Center for the Arts
Sat. Dec 21

Pete the Cat

Olney Theatre Center
Jan. 11 – 12, 2020

Unforgettable - A Tribute to Nat King Cole

Arts Barn
Jan. 10 – 19, 2020

In Series: Le Cabaret De Carmen

Source Theatre
Jan. 3 – 19, 2020

A Christmas Carol

Ford's Theatre
Dec. 11, 2019 – Jan. 1, 2020

A Christmas Carol

Mulitz-Gudelsky Theatre Lab
Dec. 12 – 29


Edlavitch DCJCC
Jan. 9 – Feb. 1, 2020
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