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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Rossini's The Barber Of Seville with the Wolf Trap Opera

Wolf Trap
Fri. Aug 9
One of the world’s most recognizable tunes from opera’s most beloved comedy.

Dear Evan Hansen

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

Disney's Aladdin

The Kennedy Center
Jul. 23 – Sep. 7
Discover a whole new world at Disney’s Aladdin, the hit Broadway musical!


Signature Theatre
Aug. 11 – Sep. 29
Signature Theatre produces its 30th Sondheim musical with the daring and darkly funny Tony Award®-winning musical of the twisted American Dream.

The British Invasion

Signature Theatre
Aug. 20 – 31
Hop the pond for a rocking salute to the UK artists who thrilled and inspired us.

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.

The Band's Visit

The Kennedy Center
Jul. 23 – 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.


Tiger Style

Olney Theatre Center
Jul. 24 – Aug. 18

Bootleg Shakespeare: Richard III

Folger Theatre
Sat. Jul 27

Prologue Theatre: The Explorers Club

Gilbert C. Eastman Studio Theatre at Gallaudet University
Jul. 25 – Aug. 4

One Destiny

Ford's Theatre
Thru Oct. 26

Legally Blonde

Keegan Theatre
Aug. 3 – 25

The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee

Arts Barn
Jul. 26 – Aug. 3

Treasure Island

Synetic Theater
Jul. 24 – Aug. 18
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