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 305 events in this category. Browse Theatre [152] ... Theatre: Children's [48] ... Theatre: Comedy [31] ... Theatre: Drama [20] ... Theatre: Musical [46] ... Theatre: Opera [8] ...

Hot Hits

Alan Cumming: Legal Immigrant

Strathmore
Wed. Apr 24
The set list for Alan Cumming’s provocative new concert show is as eclectic and idiosyncratic as Cumming himself.

Broadway Center Stage: Tommy

The Kennedy Center
Apr. 25 – 28
Based on the iconic 1969 rock concept album, The Who's Tommy is an exhilarating story of hope, healing, and the human spirit. Presented in a semi-staged concert format.

Aquila Theatre: A Midsummer Night's Dream

George Mason University Center for the Arts
Sun. Mar 31
Aquila’s signature physical theatrical style is the perfect complement to Shakespeare’s iconic work.

Inside Signature: 30th Anniversary Season Preview

Signature Theatre
Thu. Apr 4
Managing Director Maggie Boland and Associate Artistic Director Matthew Gardiner sit down to discuss the exciting line-up for Signature’s 30th Anniversary Season.

Virginia Opera: Madama Butterfly

George Mason University Center for the Arts
Mar. 23 – 24
Virginia Opera closes its season with Puccini’s magnificent tragic masterpiece, Madama Butterfly.

A Bronx Tale

National Theatre
Mar. 26 – 31
Broadway’s hit crowd-pleaser takes you to the stoops of the Bronx in the 1960s, where a young man is caught between the father he loves and the mob boss he’d love to be.

Washington National Opera: Faust

The Kennedy Center
Mar. 24 – 30
A deal with the devil goes awry in Gounod’s captivating tragedy.

Grand Hotel, The Musical

Signature Theatre
Apr. 2 – May. 19
It is 1928 and Berlin is at the center of a razzle-dazzle world between two wars. At the bustling Grand Hotel a series of eclectic guests.

Masterpieces of the Oral and Intangible Heritage of Humanity

Signature Theatre
Mar. 23 – Apr. 7
Three women—an art restorer, her nurse and their military captor—are trapped in a ravaged museum during a catastrophic hundred years war.

National Cherry Blossom Festival: Pretty Guardian Sailor Moon, The Super Live

Warner Theatre
Sun. Mar 24
U.S. premier of Pretty Guardian Sailor Moon, The Super Live, a new live 2.5D Musical entertainment based on the popular manga

Washington National Opera: Eugene Onegin

The Kennedy Center
Mar. 23 – 29
Time shifts desires—and one will regret his choice—in Tchaikovsky’s masterpiece of unrequited love and missed opportunities, inspired by Pushkin’s novel.

Confection

Folger Shakespeare Library
Mar. 23 – 24
Third Rail Projects’ newest immersive experience, Confection, is a rollicking rumination on opulence, inequity, and teeny-tiny desserts.

Spotlights

Hands on a Hardbody

Keegan Theatre
Mar. 23 – Apr. 6

Topdog/Underdog

Gunston Arts Center
Mar. 23 – Apr. 14

The Jewish Queen Lear

Davis Performing Arts Center, Georgetown University
Mar. 23 – Apr. 7

Amanda Palmer

National Theatre
Fri. Apr 5

Into the Woods

Ford's Theatre
Mar. 23 – May. 16

Heathers: The Musical

Arts Barn
Mar. 23 – 24
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