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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  • Dixie's Tupperware Party
    May
    26
    2024
    2:00 PM
    Sun
    Prices from $59
    Avg. price ~ $80
    40 tickets remaining!
    Tickets
  • Washington Ballet: Beyond Boundaries
    May
    26
    2024
    2:00 PM
    Sun
    Washington Ballet: Beyond Boundaries
    20566, 2700 F Street Nw, Washington, DC, US
    Prices from $102
    Avg. price ~ $125
    Available Tickets: 57
    Tickets
  • Shear Madness
    May
    26
    2024
    3:00 PM
    Sun
    20566, 2700 F Street Nw, Washington, DC, US
    Prices from $80
    Avg. price ~ $106
    Available Tickets: 81
    Tickets
  • Shear Madness
    May
    26
    2024
    7:00 PM
    Sun
    20566, 2700 F Street Nw, Washington, DC, US
    Prices from $80
    Avg. price ~ $98
    22 tickets remaining!
    Tickets
  • Dixie's Tupperware Party
    May
    26
    2024
    7:30 PM
    Sun
    Prices from $53
    Avg. price ~ $81
    30 tickets remaining!
    Tickets
  • Shear Madness
    May
    28
    2024
    5:00 PM
    Tue
    20566, 2700 F Street Nw, Washington, DC, US
    Prices from $80
    Avg. price ~ $110
    Available Tickets: 103
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  • Drunk Shakespeare
    May
    28
    2024
    7:00 PM
    Tue
    20005, 1100 13th Street NW, Washington, DC, US
    Prices from $151
    Avg. price ~ $194
    16 tickets remaining!
    Tickets
  • Dixie's Tupperware Party
    May
    28
    2024
    7:30 PM
    Tue
    Prices from $51
    Avg. price ~ $87
    Available Tickets: 82
    Tickets
  • Shear Madness
    May
    28
    2024
    8:00 PM
    Tue
    20566, 2700 F Street Nw, Washington, DC, US
    Prices from $84
    Avg. price ~ $105
    36 tickets remaining!
    Tickets
  • Shear Madness
    May
    29
    2024
    5:00 PM
    Wed
    20566, 2700 F Street Nw, Washington, DC, US
    Prices from $80
    Avg. price ~ $104
    Available Tickets: 64
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  • May
    29
    2024
    6:15 PM
    Wed
    Ford's Theatre | Capacity: 661
    20004, 511 10th Street, Washington, DC, US
    Prices from $465
    Avg. price ~ $578
    16 tickets remaining!
    Tickets
  • Drunk Shakespeare
    May
    29
    2024
    7:00 PM
    Wed
    20005, 1100 13th Street NW, Washington, DC, US
    Prices from $151
    Avg. price ~ $216
    18 tickets remaining!
    Tickets
  • Topdog/Underdog
    May
    29
    2024
    7:30 PM
    Wed
    20814, 7501 Wisconsin Avenue, Bethesda, MD, US
    Prices from $263
    Avg. price ~ $361
    7 tickets remaining!
    Tickets
  • Dixie's Tupperware Party
    May
    29
    2024
    7:30 PM
    Wed
    Prices from $51
    Avg. price ~ $87
    Available Tickets: 80
    Tickets
  • Shear Madness
    May
    30
    2024
    5:00 PM
    Thu
    20566, 2700 F Street Nw, Washington, DC, US
    Prices from $80
    Avg. price ~ $167
    24 tickets remaining!
    Tickets
  • Drunk Shakespeare
    May
    30
    2024
    7:00 PM
    Thu
    20005, 1100 13th Street NW, Washington, DC, US
    Prices from $151
    Avg. price ~ $194
    16 tickets remaining!
    Tickets
  • Dixie's Tupperware Party
    May
    30
    2024
    7:30 PM
    Thu
    Prices from $51
    Avg. price ~ $84
    Available Tickets: 74
    Tickets
  • Topdog/Underdog
    May
    30
    2024
    7:30 PM
    Thu
    20814, 7501 Wisconsin Avenue, Bethesda, MD, US
    Prices from $87
    Avg. price ~ $101
    6 tickets remaining!
    Tickets
  • Shear Madness
    May
    30
    2024
    8:00 PM
    Thu
    20566, 2700 F Street Nw, Washington, DC, US
    Prices from $436
    Avg. price ~ $524
    8 tickets remaining!
    Tickets
  • May
    31
    2024
    6:15 PM
    Fri
    Ford's Theatre | Capacity: 661
    20004, 511 10th Street, Washington, DC, US
    Prices from $465
    Avg. price ~ $578
    16 tickets remaining!
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All Theater Shows in DC

The Washington Ballet
The Washington Ballet
Upcoming Shows: 4
Kennedy Center Eisenhower Theater
May 26, 2024 2:00 PM
Dixie's Tupperware Party
Dixie's Tupperware Party
Upcoming Shows: 20
Kennedy Center Family Theater
May 26, 2024 2:00 PM
Shear Madness
Shear Madness
Upcoming Shows: 128
Kennedy Center Theatre Lab
May 26, 2024 3:00 PM
Drunk Shakespeare
Drunk Shakespeare
Upcoming Shows: 606
Sage Theatre - DC
May 28, 2024 7:00 PM
History on Foot: McDevitt
History on Foot: McDevitt
Upcoming Shows: 2
Ford's Theatre
May 29, 2024 6:15 PM
Topdog/Underdog
Topdog/Underdog
Upcoming Shows: 46
Round House Theatre
May 29, 2024 7:30 PM
Beauty and The Beast
Beauty and The Beast
Upcoming Shows: 34
Toby's Dinner Theatre - MD
Jun 1, 2024 6:00 PM
Steven Blier
Steven Blier
Upcoming Shows: 2
The Barns At Wolf Trap National Park for the Performing Arts
Jun 2, 2024 2:00 PM
Jewels
Jewels
Upcoming Shows: 14
Kennedy Center Opera House
Jun 4, 2024 7:30 PM
New York City Ballet
New York City Ballet
Upcoming Shows: 14
Kennedy Center Opera House
Jun 4, 2024 7:30 PM
The Hatmaker's Wife
The Hatmaker's Wife
Upcoming Shows: 36
DCJCC - Edlavitch Jewish Community Center
Jun 5, 2024 7:30 PM
The Migration
The Migration
Upcoming Shows: 64
Kreeger Theatre at the Mead Center for American Theater
Jun 7, 2024 8:00 PM
Bye Bye Birdie
Bye Bye Birdie
Upcoming Shows: 20
Kennedy Center Eisenhower Theater
Jun 7, 2024 8:00 PM
C.S. Lewis' Further Up & Further In
C.S. Lewis' Further Up & Further In
Upcoming Shows: 2
Hippodrome Theatre At The France-Merrick PAC
Jun 8, 2024 4:00 PM
The Sleeping Beauty - Dance
The Sleeping Beauty - Dance
Upcoming Shows: 2
Capital One Hall
Jun 9, 2024 2:00 PM
Ravel Dance
Ravel Dance
Upcoming Shows: 2
Capital One Hall
Jun 9, 2024 2:00 PM
Aurora Dance Festival
Aurora Dance Festival
Upcoming Shows: 2
Capital One Hall
Jun 14, 2024 7:30 PM
Sapphira Cristal
Sapphira Cristal
Upcoming Shows: 2
Baltimore Soundstage
Jun 15, 2024 10:00 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
Jersey Boys
Jersey Boys
Upcoming Shows: 61
Merry-Go-Round Playhouse
Jun 21, 2024 8:00 PM
Cosi Fan Tutte
Cosi Fan Tutte
Upcoming Shows: 6
The Barns At Wolf Trap National Park for the Performing Arts
Jun 23, 2024 2:00 PM
Wolf Trap Opera Company
Wolf Trap Opera Company
Upcoming Shows: 16
The Barns At Wolf Trap National Park for the Performing Arts
Jun 23, 2024 2:00 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
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
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
Silent Night
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
MJ - The Musical
MJ - The Musical
Upcoming Shows: 80
National Theatre - DC
Aug 13, 2024 7:30 PM
Mamma Mia!
Mamma Mia!
Upcoming Shows: 48
Kennedy Center Opera House
Aug 13, 2024 7:30 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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