DC Theater

Experience the magic of theatre performances in Washington, DC: 2024/2025‘s top theater tickets await you!
Washington, D.C., has many theaters for Broadway shows, plays, musicals, Cirque Du Soleil, concerts, family shows, operas, ballets, and comedy shows. Browse the schedule of all current and upcoming theater shows this season. Some of the most well-known theaters in the city include Kennedy Center, Birchmere Music Hall, Kreeger Theatre, DCJCC – Edlavitch Jewish Community Center, National Theatre, DC Improv, Capital One Hall, Capital One Arena, The Theater at MGM National Harbor, The Anthem, The Fillmore Silver Spring, and more. Explore the most complete information about theater shows currently playing in DC. Immerse yourself in the city’s vibrant theater scene as the schedule of shows undergoes daily updates, ensuring the most up-to-date information. Don’t miss out on indulging in the best theatre performances this season in the DC metropolitan area. Get theater tickets and enjoy your show worry-free.

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  • Bye Bye Birdie
    Jun
    15
    2024
    2:00 PM
    Sat
    20566, 2700 F Street Nw, Washington, DC, US
    Prices from $146
    Avg. price ~ $381
    10 tickets remaining!
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  • Topdog/Underdog
    Jun
    15
    2024
    2:00 PM
    Sat
    20814, 7501 Wisconsin Avenue, Bethesda, MD, US
    Prices from $96
    Avg. price ~ $111
    4 tickets remaining!
    Tickets
  • Jun
    15
    2024
    8:00 PM
    Sat
    The Migration: Reflections on Jacob Lawrence
    20024, 101 6th Street Southwest, Washington, DC, US
    Prices from $123
    Avg. price ~ $142
    30 tickets remaining!
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  • Topdog/Underdog
    Jun
    15
    2024
    8:00 PM
    Sat
    20814, 7501 Wisconsin Avenue, Bethesda, MD, US
    Prices from $90
    Avg. price ~ $104
    14 tickets remaining!
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  • Jun
    15
    2024
    10:00 PM
    Sat
    Baltimore Pride After Party: Sapphira Cristal
    Baltimore Soundstage | Capacity: 1000
    21202, 124 Market Place, Baltimore, MD, US
    Prices from $45
    Avg. price ~ $58
    20 tickets remaining!
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  • Topdog/Underdog
    Jun
    16
    2024
    2:00 PM
    Sun
    20814, 7501 Wisconsin Avenue, Bethesda, MD, US
    Prices from $130
    Avg. price ~ $206
    11 tickets remaining!
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  • Drunk Shakespeare
    Jun
    17
    2024
    7:00 PM
    Mon
    20005, 1100 13th Street NW, Washington, DC, US
    Prices from $263
    Avg. price ~ $328
    12 tickets remaining!
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  • Jun
    18
    2024
    12:00 PM
    Tue
    Prices from $87
    Avg. price ~ $101
    24 tickets remaining!
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  • Drunk Shakespeare
    Jun
    18
    2024
    7:00 PM
    Tue
    20005, 1100 13th Street NW, Washington, DC, US
    Prices from $263
    Avg. price ~ $328
    12 tickets remaining!
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  • Jun
    18
    2024
    7:30 PM
    Tue
    Kennedy Center Opera House | Capacity: 2362
    20566, 2700 F Street, Nw, Washington, DC, US
    Prices from $42
    Avg. price ~ $160
    Available Tickets: 196
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  • Topdog/Underdog
    Jun
    18
    2024
    7:30 PM
    Tue
    20814, 7501 Wisconsin Avenue, Bethesda, MD, US
    Prices from $81
    Avg. price ~ $192
    17 tickets remaining!
    Tickets
  • Jun
    18
    2024
    7:30 PM
    Tue
    The Migration: Reflections on Jacob Lawrence
    20024, 101 6th Street Southwest, Washington, DC, US
    Prices from $102
    Avg. price ~ $210
    26 tickets remaining!
    Tickets
  • Drunk Shakespeare
    Jun
    19
    2024
    7:00 PM
    Wed
    20005, 1100 13th Street NW, Washington, DC, US
    Prices from $61
    Avg. price ~ $147
    24 tickets remaining!
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  • Jun
    19
    2024
    7:30 PM
    Wed
    Kennedy Center Opera House | Capacity: 2362
    20566, 2700 F Street, Nw, Washington, DC, US
    Prices from $42
    Avg. price ~ $148
    Available Tickets: 268
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  • Jun
    19
    2024
    7:30 PM
    Wed
    The Migration: Reflections on Jacob Lawrence
    20024, 101 6th Street Southwest, Washington, DC, US
    Prices from $109
    Avg. price ~ $267
    20 tickets remaining!
    Tickets
  • Drunk Shakespeare
    Jun
    20
    2024
    7:00 PM
    Thu
    20005, 1100 13th Street NW, Washington, DC, US
    Prices from $61
    Avg. price ~ $147
    24 tickets remaining!
    Tickets
  • Jun
    20
    2024
    7:30 PM
    Thu
    Kennedy Center Opera House | Capacity: 2362
    20566, 2700 F Street, Nw, Washington, DC, US
    Prices from $42
    Avg. price ~ $138
    Available Tickets: 229
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  • Jun
    20
    2024
    7:30 PM
    Thu
    Prices from $109
    Avg. price ~ $125
    36 tickets remaining!
    Tickets
  • Jun
    20
    2024
    8:00 PM
    Thu
    The Migration: Reflections on Jacob Lawrence
    20024, 101 6th Street Southwest, Washington, DC, US
    Prices from $92
    Avg. price ~ $172
    32 tickets remaining!
    Tickets
  • Jun
    21
    2024
    12:00 PM
    Fri
    Prices from $87
    Avg. price ~ $101
    36 tickets remaining!
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All Theater Shows in DC

Bye Bye Birdie
Bye Bye Birdie
Upcoming Shows: 2
Kennedy Center Eisenhower Theater
Jun 15, 2024 2:00 PM
Topdog/Underdog
Topdog/Underdog
Upcoming Shows: 16
Round House Theatre
Jun 15, 2024 2:00 PM
The Migration
The Migration
Upcoming Shows: 52
Kreeger Theatre at the Mead Center for American Theater
Jun 15, 2024 8:00 PM
Sapphira Cristal
Sapphira Cristal
Upcoming Shows: 2
Baltimore Soundstage
Jun 15, 2024 10:00 PM
Drunk Shakespeare
Drunk Shakespeare
Upcoming Shows: 534
The Rose Theatre - Phoenix
Jun 17, 2024 7:00 PM
The Hatmaker's Wife
The Hatmaker's Wife
Upcoming Shows: 16
DCJCC - Edlavitch Jewish Community Center
Jun 18, 2024 12:00 PM
10,000 Dreams
10,000 Dreams
Upcoming Shows: 14
Kennedy Center Opera House
Jun 18, 2024 7:30 PM
A Celebration of Asian Choreography
A Celebration of Asian Choreography
Upcoming Shows: 14
Kennedy Center Opera House
Jun 18, 2024 7:30 PM
Cosi Fan Tutte
Cosi Fan Tutte
Upcoming Shows: 6
The Barns At Wolf Trap National Park for the Performing Arts
Jun 21, 2024 7:30 PM
Wolf Trap Opera Company
Wolf Trap Opera Company
Upcoming Shows: 16
The Barns At Wolf Trap National Park for the Performing Arts
Jun 21, 2024 7:30 PM
Jersey Boys
Jersey Boys
Upcoming Shows: 67
Merry-Go-Round Playhouse
Jun 21, 2024 8:00 PM
Funny Girl
Funny Girl
Upcoming Shows: 48
Kennedy Center Opera House
Jun 25, 2024 7:30 PM
Beetlejuice - The Musical
Beetlejuice - The Musical
Upcoming Shows: 16
Hippodrome Theatre At The France-Merrick PAC
Jun 25, 2024 8:00 PM
The Kite Runner - Theatrical Production
The Kite Runner - Theatrical Production
Upcoming Shows: 8
Kennedy Center Eisenhower Theater
Jun 25, 2024 8:00 PM
Chamber Dance Project
Chamber Dance Project
Upcoming Shows: 8
Sidney Harman Hall
Jun 27, 2024 7:30 PM
Broadway In The Park
Broadway In The Park
Upcoming Shows: 1
Wolf Trap National Park for the Performing Arts
Jun 29, 2024 8:00 PM
Reframing The Narrative
Reframing The Narrative
Upcoming Shows: 4
Kennedy Center Eisenhower Theater
Jul 2, 2024 8:00 PM
Aria Jukebox
Aria Jukebox
Upcoming Shows: 2
The Barns At Wolf Trap National Park for the Performing Arts
Jul 7, 2024 2:00 PM
Beautiful: The Carole King Musical
Beautiful: The Carole King Musical
Upcoming Shows: 16
Olney Theatre Center
Jul 10, 2024 1:30 PM
Pilobolus
Pilobolus
Upcoming Shows: 2
Wolf Trap National Park for the Performing Arts
Jul 10, 2024 8:00 PM
La Boheme
La Boheme
Upcoming Shows: 2
Wolf Trap National Park for the Performing Arts
Jul 19, 2024 8:00 PM
Back To The Future - Theatrical Production
Back To The Future - Theatrical Production
Upcoming Shows: 48
Kennedy Center Opera House
Jul 23, 2024 7:30 PM
Anastasia - Youth Edition
Anastasia - Youth Edition
Upcoming Shows: 6
Merchant Hall At Hylton Performing Arts Center
Jul 26, 2024 7:00 PM
Nine - The Musical
Nine - The Musical
Upcoming Shows: 20
Kennedy Center Eisenhower Theater
Aug 2, 2024 8:00 PM
Peking Acrobats
Peking Acrobats
Upcoming Shows: 1
Music Center At Strathmore
Aug 4, 2024 4:00 PM
Silent Night
Silent Night
Upcoming Shows: 8
The Barns At Wolf Trap National Park for the Performing Arts
Aug 9, 2024 7:30 PM
Kevin Puts & Mark Campbell's Silent Night
Kevin Puts & Mark Campbell's Silent Night
Upcoming Shows: 8
The Barns At Wolf Trap National Park for the Performing Arts
Aug 9, 2024 7:30 PM
Kidz Bop Live
Kidz Bop Live
Upcoming Shows: 2
Wolf Trap National Park for the Performing Arts
Aug 10, 2024 1:00 PM
Mamma Mia!
Mamma Mia!
Upcoming Shows: 48
Kennedy Center Opera House
Aug 13, 2024 7:30 PM
MJ - The Musical
MJ - The Musical
Upcoming Shows: 80
National Theatre - DC
Aug 13, 2024 7:30 PM
The Sound Of Music
The Sound Of Music
Upcoming Shows: 66
Wolf Trap National Park for the Performing Arts
Aug 16, 2024 7:00 PM
Sound of Music Sing-a-Long
Sound of Music Sing-a-Long
Upcoming Shows: 1
Wolf Trap National Park for the Performing Arts
Aug 16, 2024 7:00 PM
Marsha and The Positrons
Marsha and The Positrons
Upcoming Shows: 1
Arlington Cinema and Drafthouse
Aug 24, 2024 12:00 PM
Shear Madness
Shear Madness
Upcoming Shows: 536
Kennedy Center Theatre Lab
Aug 27, 2024 8:00 PM
The Washington Ballet
The Washington Ballet
Upcoming Shows: 2
Wolf Trap National Park for the Performing Arts
Sep 5, 2024 8:00 PM
The Addams Family
The Addams Family
Upcoming Shows: 44
Toby's Dinner Theatre - MD
Sep 6, 2024 8:00 PM
Cirque du Soleil - Ovo
Cirque du Soleil - Ovo
Upcoming Shows: 16
Capital One Arena
Sep 11, 2024 7:00 PM
Cirque du Soleil
Cirque du Soleil
Upcoming Shows: 14
Michael Jackson ONE Theatre at Mandalay Bay Resort
Sep 12, 2024 7:00 PM
Alan Cumming
Alan Cumming
Upcoming Shows: 1
Wolf Trap National Park for the Performing Arts
Sep 13, 2024 8:00 PM
Blippi Live
Blippi Live
Upcoming Shows: 4
EagleBank Arena
Sep 16, 2024 6:00 PM
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Overview of Theaters

In Washington D.C. some theaters showcase a range of entertainment from plays and Broadway musicals to film screenings.


  • The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts hosts a wide variety of performances including theater, dance, and music.
  • The National Theatre is located on Pennsylvania Avenue and is a popular venue for touring Broadway shows.
  • The Warner Theatre is a historic theater that was built in 1924 and is now used for a variety of performances, including theater, music, and dance.
  • The Lincoln Theatre, which was built in 1922 is a historically significant venue for African American performers and plays a role in the development of the “Black Broadway” in the United States.
  • Birchmere Music Hall: Barnlike music performance space with a supper club-style main hall & a bandstand area.

The city boasts known venues along, with smaller theaters such, as the Studio Theatre, Woolly Mammoth Theatre and Arena Stage offering a diverse array of performances and shows.

Best Theaters in DC

There are theaters in Washington D.C. each showcasing its distinct features and attractions. Among the rated theaters in the city are:


  • The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts is often regarded as a hub in the United States. It houses the National Symphony Orchestra and the Washington National Opera offering a range of theater, dance, and musical performances.
  • The Shakespeare Theatre Company holds a position among theaters nationwide. Known for its top-notch productions of Shakespeare plays and works, by playwrights the company is recognized for its exceptional performances and creative interpretations.
  • The Arena Stage is a Tony Award-winning theater, that has been producing plays and musicals since 1950. This theater is known for its strong commitment to new works and its innovative approaches to classic texts.
  • The Studio Theatre is an off-Broadway theatre, that hosts many contemporary playwrights’ works, and it’s an intimate atmosphere.

These serve as a glimpse into the diverse array of theaters in Washington D.C. With a plethora of choices available your selection largely hinges on your preferences and the kind of performance that captures your interest.

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