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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  • Beautiful: The Carole King Musical
    Jul
    18
    2024
    7:30 PM
    Thu
    20832, 2001 Olney Sandy Spring Rd, Olney, MD, US
    Prices from $95
    Avg. price ~ $115
    8 tickets remaining!
    Tickets
  • Drunk Shakespeare
    Jul
    19
    2024
    7:00 PM
    Fri
    20005, 1100 13th Street NW, Washington, DC, US
    Prices from $263
    Avg. price ~ $328
    12 tickets remaining!
    Tickets
  • Beautiful: The Carole King Musical
    Jul
    19
    2024
    7:30 PM
    Fri
    20832, 2001 Olney Sandy Spring Rd, Olney, MD, US
    Prices from $78
    Avg. price ~ $103
    22 tickets remaining!
    Tickets
  • Jersey Boys
    Jul
    19
    2024
    8:00 PM
    Fri
    21044, 5900 Symphony Woods Road, Columbia, MD, US
    Prices from $373
    Avg. price ~ $430
    5 tickets remaining!
    Tickets
  • Drunk Shakespeare
    Jul
    19
    2024
    9:00 PM
    Fri
    20005, 1100 13th Street NW, Washington, DC, US
    Prices from $263
    Avg. price ~ $328
    12 tickets remaining!
    Tickets
  • Jul
    20
    2024
    10:30 AM
    Sat
    Prices from $23
    Avg. price ~ $27
    2 tickets remaining!
    Tickets
  • Beautiful: The Carole King Musical
    Jul
    20
    2024
    1:30 PM
    Sat
    20832, 2001 Olney Sandy Spring Rd, Olney, MD, US
    Prices from $83
    Avg. price ~ $102
    6 tickets remaining!
    Tickets
  • Drunk Shakespeare
    Jul
    20
    2024
    5:00 PM
    Sat
    20005, 1100 13th Street NW, Washington, DC, US
    Prices from $263
    Avg. price ~ $328
    12 tickets remaining!
    Tickets
  • Drunk Shakespeare
    Jul
    20
    2024
    7:00 PM
    Sat
    20005, 1100 13th Street NW, Washington, DC, US
    Prices from $263
    Avg. price ~ $328
    12 tickets remaining!
    Tickets
  • Beautiful: The Carole King Musical
    Jul
    20
    2024
    7:30 PM
    Sat
    20832, 2001 Olney Sandy Spring Rd, Olney, MD, US
    Prices from $83
    Avg. price ~ $120
    24 tickets remaining!
    Tickets
  • Drunk Shakespeare
    Jul
    20
    2024
    9:00 PM
    Sat
    20005, 1100 13th Street NW, Washington, DC, US
    Prices from $263
    Avg. price ~ $328
    12 tickets remaining!
    Tickets
  • Beautiful: The Carole King Musical
    Jul
    21
    2024
    1:30 PM
    Sun
    20832, 2001 Olney Sandy Spring Rd, Olney, MD, US
    Prices from $87
    Avg. price ~ $101
    4 tickets remaining!
    Tickets
  • Drunk Shakespeare
    Jul
    21
    2024
    5:00 PM
    Sun
    20005, 1100 13th Street NW, Washington, DC, US
    Prices from $263
    Avg. price ~ $328
    12 tickets remaining!
    Tickets
  • Beautiful: The Carole King Musical
    Jul
    21
    2024
    7:00 PM
    Sun
    20832, 2001 Olney Sandy Spring Rd, Olney, MD, US
    Prices from $100
    Avg. price ~ $123
    28 tickets remaining!
    Tickets
  • Drunk Shakespeare
    Jul
    22
    2024
    7:00 PM
    Mon
    20005, 1100 13th Street NW, Washington, DC, US
    Prices from $263
    Avg. price ~ $328
    12 tickets remaining!
    Tickets
  • Drunk Shakespeare
    Jul
    23
    2024
    7:00 PM
    Tue
    20005, 1100 13th Street NW, Washington, DC, US
    Prices from $263
    Avg. price ~ $328
    12 tickets remaining!
    Tickets
  • Back To The Future - Theatrical Production
    Jul
    23
    2024
    7:30 PM
    Tue
    Kennedy Center Opera House | Capacity: 2362
    20566, 2700 F Street, Nw, Washington, DC, US
    Prices from $69
    Avg. price ~ $154
    Available Tickets: 100
    Tickets
  • Jersey Boys
    Jul
    23
    2024
    8:00 PM
    Tue
    21044, 5900 Symphony Woods Road, Columbia, MD, US
    Prices from $373
    Avg. price ~ $430
    5 tickets remaining!
    Tickets
  • Jersey Boys
    Jul
    24
    2024
    12:30 PM
    Wed
    21044, 5900 Symphony Woods Road, Columbia, MD, US
    Avg. price ~ $430
    5 tickets remaining!
    Tickets
  • Beautiful: The Carole King Musical
    Jul
    24
    2024
    1:30 PM
    Wed
    20832, 2001 Olney Sandy Spring Rd, Olney, MD, US
    Prices from $77
    Avg. price ~ $102
    12 tickets remaining!
    Tickets
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All Theater Shows in DC

Beautiful: The Carole King Musical
Beautiful: The Carole King Musical
Upcoming Shows: 80
Olney Theatre Center
Jul 18, 2024 7:30 PM
Drunk Shakespeare
Drunk Shakespeare
Upcoming Shows: 458
Sage Theatre - DC
Jul 19, 2024 7:00 PM
La Boheme
La Boheme
Upcoming Shows: 2
Wolf Trap National Park for the Performing Arts
Jul 19, 2024 8:00 PM
Jersey Boys
Jersey Boys
Upcoming Shows: 42
Byers Theatre at Sandy Springs Performing Arts Center
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
Knuffle Bunny: A Cautionary Musical
Knuffle Bunny: A Cautionary Musical
Upcoming Shows: 4
Adventure Theatre MTC
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
Wolf Trap Opera Company
Wolf Trap Opera Company
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: 3
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
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
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
Marsha and The Positrons
Marsha and The Positrons
Upcoming Shows: 1
Arlington Cinema and Drafthouse
Aug 24, 2024 12:00 PM
Sapphira Cristal
Sapphira Cristal
Upcoming Shows: 1
Howard Theatre - DC
Aug 25, 2024 8:00 PM
Shear Madness
Shear Madness
Upcoming Shows: 546
Kennedy Center Theatre Lab
Aug 27, 2024 8:00 PM
The Washington Ballet
The Washington Ballet
Upcoming Shows: 56
Wolf Trap National Park for the Performing Arts
Sep 5, 2024 8:00 PM
The Addams Family
The Addams Family
Upcoming Shows: 60
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: 16
O Theater - Bellagio
Sep 11, 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
American Masters
American Masters
Upcoming Shows: 2
Kennedy Center Concert Hall
Sep 14, 2024 8:00 PM
Blippi Live
Blippi Live
Upcoming Shows: 4
EagleBank Arena
Sep 16, 2024 6:00 PM
Clue - The Musical
Clue - The Musical
Upcoming Shows: 48
Kennedy Center Opera House
Sep 17, 2024 7:30 PM
Shrek The Musical
Shrek The Musical
Upcoming Shows: 10
Capital One Hall
Sep 20, 2024 7:00 PM
& Juliet - Musical
& Juliet - Musical
Upcoming Shows: 8
Hippodrome Theatre At The France-Merrick PAC
Sep 22, 2024 1:00 PM
Renee Rapp
Renee Rapp
Upcoming Shows: 2
Forest Hills Stadium
Sep 28, 2024 3:30 AM
Hasonjaner Raja - A Bangladeshi Musical
Hasonjaner Raja - A Bangladeshi Musical
Upcoming Shows: 2
Kennedy Center Terrace Theater
Sep 28, 2024 7:30 PM
Disney Jr. Live On Tour
Disney Jr. Live On Tour
Upcoming Shows: 2
Warner Theatre - DC
Oct 10, 2024 6:00 PM
Disney Junior Live: Let's Play
Disney Junior Live: Let's Play
Upcoming Shows: 2
Warner Theatre - DC
Oct 10, 2024 6:00 PM
Disney On Ice: Magic In The Stars
Disney On Ice: Magic In The Stars
Upcoming Shows: 20
EagleBank Arena
Oct 10, 2024 7:00 PM
Disney On Ice
Disney On Ice
Upcoming Shows: 36
EagleBank Arena
Oct 10, 2024 7:00 PM
Putnam County Spelling Bee
Putnam County Spelling Bee
Upcoming Shows: 22
Kennedy Center Eisenhower Theater
Oct 11, 2024 8:00 PM
Living All Alone
Living All Alone
Upcoming Shows: 4
Lyric Opera House - MD
Oct 12, 2024 3:00 PM
The Price Is Right - Live Stage Show
The Price Is Right - Live Stage Show
Upcoming Shows: 2
The Theater at MGM National Harbor
Oct 12, 2024 6:00 PM
Mean Girls
Mean Girls
Upcoming Shows: 16
National Theatre - DC
Oct 15, 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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