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.

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Judy Garland: A Star is Born

Signature Theatre
Jan. 17 – 26
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. 17 – 27
All the original songs from the movie and musical theater’s first-ever kids rock band playing their instruments live on stage.

Secrets & Illusions - Master Illusionist Ivan Amodei

GW Lisner Auditorium
Thu. Feb 14
Join master illusionist Ivan Amodei on an epic journey to discover the secrets of life in his brand new stage show Secrets & Illusions.

Nell Gwynn

Folger Theatre
Jan. 29 – Mar. 10
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.

Broadway Center Stage: The Music Man

The Kennedy Center
Feb. 6 – 11
Starring Norm Lewis, this American favorite and winner of six Tony Awards® follows traveling salesman Harold Hill as he cons the people of River City, Iowa. Presented in a semi-staged concert format.

Cirque Mechanics

George Mason University's Center for the Arts
Fri. Feb 22
Experience the latest invention from the creative minds of Cirque Mechanics with their signature blend of acrobatics, mechanical marvels, and a good bit of clowning around.

Ain't Misbehavin': The Fats Waller Musical Show

Signature Theatre
Jan. 23 – Mar. 10
Step into Harlem for a swinging, dancing celebration of big band and the songs of Thomas “Fats” Waller.


The Origin of Love

National Theatre
Fri. Feb 8

The Wizard of Oz Vital Theatre

The Alden
Sat. Feb 2


Studio Theatre
Jan. 17 – Feb. 17


Olney Theatre Center
Feb. 6 – Mar. 10


The Kennedy Center
Feb. 13 – 16

Ten-Minute Play Festival

Bowie State University Fine and Performing Arts Center
Feb. 21 – 24

Twelve Angry Men

Ford's Theatre
Jan. 19 – Feb. 17

Shear Madness

The Kennedy Center
Jan. 19 – Jun. 19

The Baltimore Waltz

Keegan Theatre
Jan. 19 – Feb. 9

If You Could See Me: Life, Motherhood, and the Pursuit of Sanity

Jewish Community Center of Northern Virginia (JCCNV)
Thu. Feb 21

Neil Simon's Plaza Suite

Arts Barn
Feb. 8 – 24

The Magic of Adam Trent

National Theatre
Sat. Feb 2
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