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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  • A Jumping-Off Point
    Apr
    17
    2024
    7:30 PM
    Wed
    20814, 7501 Wisconsin Avenue, Bethesda, MD, US
    Prices from $92
    Avg. price ~ $106
    2 tickets remaining!
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  • Maryland Opera Studio: Florencia en el Amazonas
    Apr
    17
    2024
    7:30 PM
    Wed
    Maryland Opera Studio: Florencia en el Amazonas
    20742, 8270 Alumni Drive, College Park, MD, US
    Prices from $63
    Avg. price ~ $73
    46 tickets remaining!
    Tickets
  • Unknown Soldier
    Apr
    17
    2024
    7:30 PM
    Wed
    Prices from $198
    Avg. price ~ $228
    2 tickets remaining!
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  • Peter Pan - Theatrical Production
    Apr
    17
    2024
    7:30 PM
    Wed
    National Theatre - DC | Capacity: 1705
    20004, 1321 Pennsylvania Ave Nw, Washington, DC, US
    Prices from $120
    Avg. price ~ $186
    Available Tickets: 184
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  • Message In A Bottle
    Apr
    17
    2024
    7:30 PM
    Wed
    Kennedy Center Opera House | Capacity: 2362
    20566, 2700 F Street, Nw, Washington, DC, US
    Prices from $57
    Avg. price ~ $113
    Available Tickets: 325
    Tickets
  • Mamma Mia!
    Apr
    17
    2024
    8:00 PM
    Wed
    21201, 12 N. Eutaw Street, Baltimore, MD, US
    Prices from $210
    Avg. price ~ $242
    3 tickets remaining!
    Tickets
  • Shear Madness
    Apr
    17
    2024
    8:00 PM
    Wed
    20566, 2700 F Street Nw, Washington, DC, US
    Prices from $80
    Avg. price ~ $92
    3 tickets remaining!
    Tickets
  • Peter Pan - Theatrical Production
    Apr
    18
    2024
    1:00 PM
    Thu
    National Theatre - DC | Capacity: 1705
    20004, 1321 Pennsylvania Ave Nw, Washington, DC, US
    Prices from $105
    Avg. price ~ $225
    Available Tickets: 103
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  • Message In A Bottle
    Apr
    18
    2024
    1:30 PM
    Thu
    Kennedy Center Opera House | Capacity: 2362
    20566, 2700 F Street, Nw, Washington, DC, US
    Prices from $48
    Avg. price ~ $120
    Available Tickets: 423
    Tickets
  • Shear Madness
    Apr
    18
    2024
    5:00 PM
    Thu
    20566, 2700 F Street Nw, Washington, DC, US
    Prices from $80
    Avg. price ~ $99
    38 tickets remaining!
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  • Little Shop Of Horrors
    Apr
    18
    2024
    7:30 PM
    Thu
    Ford's Theatre | Capacity: 661
    20004, 511 10th Street, Washington, DC, US
    Prices from $77
    Avg. price ~ $89
    6 tickets remaining!
    Tickets
  • Message In A Bottle
    Apr
    18
    2024
    7:30 PM
    Thu
    Kennedy Center Opera House | Capacity: 2362
    20566, 2700 F Street, Nw, Washington, DC, US
    Prices from $48
    Avg. price ~ $120
    Available Tickets: 418
    Tickets
  • A Jumping-Off Point
    Apr
    18
    2024
    7:30 PM
    Thu
    20814, 7501 Wisconsin Avenue, Bethesda, MD, US
    Prices from $92
    Avg. price ~ $106
    2 tickets remaining!
    Tickets
  • Peter Pan - Theatrical Production
    Apr
    18
    2024
    7:30 PM
    Thu
    National Theatre - DC | Capacity: 1705
    20004, 1321 Pennsylvania Ave Nw, Washington, DC, US
    Prices from $97
    Avg. price ~ $187
    Available Tickets: 184
    Tickets
  • Mamma Mia!
    Apr
    18
    2024
    8:00 PM
    Thu
    21201, 12 N. Eutaw Street, Baltimore, MD, US
    Prices from $116
    Avg. price ~ $222
    48 tickets remaining!
    Tickets
  • Shear Madness
    Apr
    18
    2024
    8:00 PM
    Thu
    20566, 2700 F Street Nw, Washington, DC, US
    Prices from $80
    Avg. price ~ $99
    48 tickets remaining!
    Tickets
  • Unknown Soldier
    Apr
    18
    2024
    8:00 PM
    Thu
    Prices from $107
    Avg. price ~ $123
    4 tickets remaining!
    Tickets
  • Little Shop Of Horrors
    Apr
    19
    2024
    2:00 PM
    Fri
    Ford's Theatre | Capacity: 661
    20004, 511 10th Street, Washington, DC, US
    Prices from $151
    Avg. price ~ $410
    36 tickets remaining!
    Tickets
  • Apr
    19
    2024
    4:30 PM
    Fri
    Too Much Light Makes The Baby Go Blind (30 Plays in 60 Minutes)
    22312, 6560 Braddock Road, Alexandria, VA, US
    Prices from $299
    Avg. price ~ $345
    4 tickets remaining!
    Tickets
  • Apr
    19
    2024
    6:30 PM
    Fri
    Too Much Light Makes The Baby Go Blind (30 Plays in 60 Minutes)
    22312, 6560 Braddock Road, Alexandria, VA, US
    Prices from $299
    Avg. price ~ $345
    4 tickets remaining!
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All Theater Shows in DC

Florencia en el Amazonas
Florencia en el Amazonas
Upcoming Shows: 6
The Clarice Smith Performing Arts Center - Kay Theatre
Apr 17, 2024 7:30 PM
Peter Pan - Theatrical Production
Peter Pan - Theatrical Production
Upcoming Shows: 16
National Theatre - DC
Apr 17, 2024 7:30 PM
Message In A Bottle
Message In A Bottle
Upcoming Shows: 7
Kennedy Center Opera House
Apr 17, 2024 7:30 PM
Unknown Soldier
Unknown Soldier
Upcoming Shows: 46
Kreeger Theatre at the Mead Center for American Theater
Apr 17, 2024 7:30 PM
A Jumping-Off Point
A Jumping-Off Point
Upcoming Shows: 32
Round House Theatre
Apr 17, 2024 7:30 PM
Mamma Mia!
Mamma Mia!
Upcoming Shows: 62
Hippodrome Theatre At The France-Merrick PAC
Apr 17, 2024 8:00 PM
Shear Madness
Shear Madness
Upcoming Shows: 262
Kennedy Center Theatre Lab
Apr 17, 2024 8:00 PM
Little Shop Of Horrors
Little Shop Of Horrors
Upcoming Shows: 72
OneAmerica Mainstage - Indiana Repertory Theater
Apr 18, 2024 7:30 PM
Too Much Light Makes The Baby Go Blind
Too Much Light Makes The Baby Go Blind
Upcoming Shows: 12
Thomas Jefferson High School
Apr 19, 2024 4:30 PM
Drunk Shakespeare
Drunk Shakespeare
Upcoming Shows: 720
Sage Theatre - DC
Apr 19, 2024 7:00 PM
Mason Opera
Mason Opera
Upcoming Shows: 6
George Mason Center For The Arts - Harris Theater
Apr 19, 2024 8:00 PM
The Prom
The Prom
Upcoming Shows: 7
CenterStage At Reston Community Center
Apr 19, 2024 8:00 PM
History on Foot: McDevitt
History on Foot: McDevitt
Upcoming Shows: 18
Ford's Theatre
Apr 20, 2024 10:15 AM
Anastasia
Anastasia
Upcoming Shows: 4
Fairfax High School
Apr 20, 2024 7:00 PM
Je'Caryous Johnson's Super Freak: The Rick James Story
Je'Caryous Johnson's Super Freak: The Rick James Story
Upcoming Shows: 4
Lyric Opera House - MD
Apr 21, 2024 3:00 PM
The Illusionists
The Illusionists
Upcoming Shows: 16
Kennedy Center Opera House
Apr 23, 2024 7:30 PM
Bye Bye Birdie
Bye Bye Birdie
Upcoming Shows: 30
Hughes Middle School
Apr 24, 2024 2:00 PM
Derek Hough
Derek Hough
Upcoming Shows: 2
Capital One Hall
Apr 24, 2024 8:00 PM
Kinky Boots
Kinky Boots
Upcoming Shows: 8
Kolgelman Theatre At West Potomac High School
Apr 25, 2024 7:00 PM
The Addams Family
The Addams Family
Upcoming Shows: 4
Mount Vernon High School
Apr 25, 2024 7:00 PM
Impermanence
Impermanence
Upcoming Shows: 6
Kennedy Center Eisenhower Theater
Apr 25, 2024 8:00 PM
Sydney Dance Company
Sydney Dance Company
Upcoming Shows: 6
Kennedy Center Eisenhower Theater
Apr 25, 2024 8:00 PM
Mean Girls
Mean Girls
Upcoming Shows: 24
Annandale High School's Watson Auditorium
Apr 26, 2024 7:00 PM
The Wedding Singer
The Wedding Singer
Upcoming Shows: 8
John R. Lewis High School
Apr 26, 2024 7:00 PM
Stomp
Stomp
Upcoming Shows: 6
Hippodrome Theatre At The France-Merrick PAC
Apr 26, 2024 8:00 PM
Step Afrika
Step Afrika
Upcoming Shows: 2
The Weinberg Center For The Arts
Apr 26, 2024 8:00 PM
Spring Dance Concert
Spring Dance Concert
Upcoming Shows: 4
George Mason Center For The Arts - Harris Theater
Apr 27, 2024 2:00 PM
Mason Dance Company
Mason Dance Company
Upcoming Shows: 4
George Mason Center For The Arts - Harris Theater
Apr 27, 2024 2:00 PM
The Best Of Broadway
The Best Of Broadway
Upcoming Shows: 2
The Weinberg Center For The Arts
Apr 28, 2024 3:00 PM
May Studio Series
May Studio Series
Upcoming Shows: 2
George Mason Center For The Arts - Concert Hall
Apr 30, 2024 8:00 PM
Mason School of Dance
Mason School of Dance
Upcoming Shows: 2
George Mason Center For The Arts - Concert Hall
Apr 30, 2024 8:00 PM
Freaky Friday - A New Musical
Freaky Friday - A New Musical
Upcoming Shows: 8
Westfield High School - VA
May 2, 2024 7:00 PM
Legally Blonde Jr. - The Musical
Legally Blonde Jr. - The Musical
Upcoming Shows: 6
Katherine Johnson Middle School Theatre
May 2, 2024 7:00 PM
Les Miserables - School Edition
Les Miserables - School Edition
Upcoming Shows: 10
Hayfield Secondary School
May 2, 2024 7:00 PM
Fiddler On The Roof
Fiddler On The Roof
Upcoming Shows: 8
Herndon High School
May 3, 2024 7:00 PM
Cinderella - Ballet
Cinderella - Ballet
Upcoming Shows: 4
Merchant Hall At Hylton Performing Arts Center
May 5, 2024 2:00 PM
Northern Virginia Ballet
Northern Virginia Ballet
Upcoming Shows: 4
Merchant Hall At Hylton Performing Arts Center
May 5, 2024 2:00 PM
The Hello Girls
The Hello Girls
Upcoming Shows: 2
Kennedy Center Terrace Theater
May 7, 2024 7:30 PM
Dixie's Tupperware Party
Dixie's Tupperware Party
Upcoming Shows: 64
Kennedy Center Family Theater
May 7, 2024 7:30 PM
Einstein And Margarita
Einstein And Margarita
Upcoming Shows: 2
Lisner Auditorium
May 7, 2024 8:00 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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