Theatre in Metro DC including 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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Love's Labor's Lost

Folger Theatre
May. 21 – Jun. 16
Shakespeare’s delicious comedy is full of foolish lovers and clowns, disguise, and the follies of love.

Rock Of Ages - Tenth Anniversary Tour

Wolf Trap
Jun. 18 – 19
Featuring the music of hit bands such as Styx, Poison, Twisted Sister, Whitesnake, and more, this tenth anniversary production will have you ready to rock!

Betty Buckley in Hello Dolly!

The Kennedy Center
Jun. 4 – Jul. 7
Tony Award®-winning Broadway legend Betty Buckley stars in Hello, Dolly!—the universally acclaimed smash that NPR calls “the best show of the year!”

WNO: Tosca

The Kennedy Center
May. 22 – 25
Love gets political in Puccini’s striking drama set against 19th-century Rome.


Signature Theatre
May. 21 – Jun. 23
Glowing with wit, humor and energy, resonating with evocative staging and soulful music, three tales of survival are told in the key of the blues.


The Kennedy Center
Jun. 11 – 23
It’s a hilarious and achingly poignant look at the infinite possibilities that make up a modern family.

Dear Evan Hansen

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

The Second City's America; It's Complicated!

The Kennedy Center
Jun. 15 – 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. 9 – Aug. 4
This critically acclaimed new musical celebrates the deeply human ways music, longing, and laughter can connect us all.


Signature Theatre
Jun. 11 – Jul. 7
Set sail with the most infamous pirate of all time in a riotous, rowdy high-seas adventure from the creators of The Witches of Eastwick, Brother Russia and The Fix.

Shear Madness

The Kennedy Center
Thru Jun. 19
Set in present-day Georgetown, Shear Madnessengages locals and visitors alike as armchair detectives to help solve the scissor-stabbing murder of a famed concert pianist who lives above the Shear Madness unisex hairstyling salon.

An Evening of Puccini: Excerpts from La bohème, Tosca, & Madama Butterfly

The Clarice
Jun. 7 – 9
MDLO Presents an evening of excerpts from three of Puccini’s most beloved operas; La bohème, Tosca, & Madama Butterfly.


Twisted Melodies

Atlas Performing Arts Center
Jun. 19 – Jul. 21

Mary Stuart

Olney Theatre Center
May. 22 – Jun. 9

Shear Madness

The Kennedy Center
Thru Jun. 19

Road Dahl's Matilda the Musical

Olney Theatre Center
Jun. 21 – Jul. 21

Richard III

Synetic Theater
May. 22 – Jun. 16

Forest Treás

Dance Loft on 14
May. 31 – Jun. 29

Sooner, Later

Atlas Performing Arts Center
May. 22 – Jun. 16

L'homme Cirque

Jun. 27 – Jul. 7

A Misanthrope

Gunston Arts Center
May. 30 – Jun. 30


Keegan Theatre
Jun. 15 – Jul. 6

How the Other Half Loves

Arts Barn
Jun. 7 – 23
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