Theatre in Metro DC including Resident & Touring Companies

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


There are 467 events in this category. Browse Theatre [239] ... Theatre: Children's [74] ... Theatre: Comedy [42] ... Theatre: Drama [27] ... Theatre: Improv [6] ... Theatre: Musical [73] ... Theatre: Opera [6] ...

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The Second City's Love Factually

The Kennedy Center
Dec. 14 – 31
Love, Factually is a holiday satire from the twisted minds at The Second City, which gets to the truth of December life, love, and romance.

The Play That Goes Wrong

The Kennedy Center
Dec. 18, 2018 – Jan. 6, 2019
What would happen if Sherlock Holmes and Monty Python had an illegitimate Broadway baby?

Miss Saigon

The Kennedy Center
Dec. 14, 2018 – Jan. 13, 2019
A new production of the legendary Tony®–winning musical Miss Saigon, from the creators of Les Misérables.

Judy Garland: A Star is Born

Signature Theatre
Jan. 8 – 26, 2019
A cast of Signature favorites sings some of her most famous songs including “Over the Rainbow,” “Get Happy” and “The Man That Got Away” .

School Of Rock - The Musical

National Theatre
Jan. 16 – 27, 2019
All the original songs from the movie and musical theater’s first-ever kids rock band playing their instruments live on stage.

RSC Live: Troilus and Cressida

Folger Theatre
Mon. Jan 14, 2019
Virtuoso percussionist Evelyn Glennie collaborates with RSC Artistic Director Gregory Doran to create a satirical futuristic vision of a world resounding with the rhythm of battle, broadcast live to cinemas from Shakespeare's home town.

Billy Elliot the Musical

Signature Theatre
Dec. 14, 2018 – Jan. 5, 2019
Combining a dynamic score by the legendary Elton John with sensational dance to create a heartwarming, inspirational and triumphant experience for the entire family.

Nell Gwynn

Folger Theatre
Jan. 29 – Mar. 10, 2019
A humble orange seller from the streets of Drury Lane steps onto the stage and becomes the darling of the Restoration theater. Nell discovers one of her biggest fans is none other than Charles II. Smitten with Nell’s spirit, the king brings her to court as a favorite mistress.

Spotlights

Twelve Angry Men

Ford's Theatre
Jan. 19 – Feb. 17, 2019

The Baltimore Waltz

Keegan Theatre
Jan. 19 – Feb. 9, 2019

A Christmas Carol

Ford's Theatre
Dec. 14 – 30

Kings

Studio Theatre
Dec. 14, 2018 – Jan. 6, 2019

An Irish Carol

Keegan Theatre
Dec. 14 – 31

Talley's Folly

GALA Hispanic Theatre
Dec. 15 – 30

Elf: The Musical

Olney Theatre Center
Dec. 14, 2018 – Jan. 6, 2019

Cry It Out

Studio Theatre
Dec. 14 – 16

A Christmas Carol: A Ghost Story of Christmas

Olney Theatre Center
Dec. 14 – 30

Shear Madness

The Kennedy Center
Jan. 19 – Jun. 19, 2019

Striking 12 | Free Range Humans

BlackRock Center for the Arts
Dec. 14 – 22

RSC Live: Troilus and Cressida

Folger Theatre
Mon. Jan 14, 2019
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