Photo by C. Stanley Photography

Susan Rome in Theater J's Edward Albee's Occupant

Photo by Curtis Jordan

Rikki Lacewell, Jasmine Brooks, Amy Rhodes and Deborah Randall in Venus Theatre's The Powers That Be

The Illusionists - Magic of the Holidays at the National Theatre

Photo by Olney Theatre Center

Paul Morella in Olney Theatre Center's annual production of A Christmas Carol: A Ghost Story of Christmas

Photo by Jeremy Daniel

Evan Casey, Tracy Lynn Olivera and Christopher Michael Richardson in The Kennedy Center's Don't Let the Pigeon Drive the Bus! (The Musical!)

Photo by Jeri Tidwell Photography

Jeffrey Shankle, Heather Marie Beck, Evan Christy, and Sonny Huza in Toby's Dinner Theatre's A Christmas Story

Photo by Cameron Whitman

Harrison Smith, Gary L. Perkins III, Chris Stezin and Billie Krishawn in The Keegan Theatre/1st Stage's Airness

Photo by C. Stanley Photography

Samuel Adams and the cast of Folger Theatre's Amadeus

Photo by Lock and Company

Joshua Redford, Shayla Lowe, Jane Keifer and Hailey Ibberson in NextStop Theatre Company's Matilda The Musical

Photo by DJ Corey Photography

Rex Daugherty in Solas Nua's The Smuggler

Photo by DJ Corey Photography

Patricia Hurley in Imagination Stage's The Lion, The Witch, and The Wardrobe

Photo by Stan Barouh

Jacob Scott Tischler, Amanda Castro and Rhett Guter in Olney Theatre Center's Singin' In The Rain

Photo by Christopher Mueller

The cast of Signature Theatre's A Chorus Line

Photo by Margot Schulman

Aaron Shields, Brigid Cleary, Danny Bernardy, Soneka Anderson in Shear Madness at The Kennedy Center.

Photo by C. Stanley Photography

Harrison Bryan in Round House Theatre's The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time

Photo by Margot Schulman

Daniel J. Maldonado and the cast of Arena Stage's Newsies

Photo by Bruce Douglas

Alex De Bard and Eirin Stevenson in Adventure Theatre MTC's The Velveteen Rabbit

Photo by Teresa Wood

Jody Doo, Diana Huey, Resa Mishina and Shanta Parasuraman in Studio Theatre's White Pearl

Photo by C. Stanley Photography

Sue Struve, Steven Carpenter, Chelsea Mayo and Brit Herring in Washington Stage Guild's Hard Times

  • InterAct Story Theatre’s FREE performing arts series welcomes back Happenstance Theater December 7 (at Highland Elementary School) as these charming vintage clowns play circus animals, sing as a human calliope, do a classic circus mirror routine, invent a number of ridiculous “entrées,” perform live music. Great for families of all ages.FREE and open to the public. Doors open at 10:30am for pre-show craft activities. Show begins at 11am.

  • The first preview of every Mosaic TheaterCompany production has a limited number of Pay-What-You-Can tickets available for purchase online or at the door beginning at an hour before curtain. Plus all other preview performances will have 20 PWYC tickets available for purchase at the door only. Catch EUREKA DAY's PWYC Wed, December 4 8pm. MEET THE PLAYWRIGHT! Thurs, December 5 following the 8pm show, join a Creative Team Talkback with the Playwright Jonathan Spector & Director Serge Seiden.

  • Happenstance Theater partners with Avant Bard Theatre to present their production of "BrouHaHa" for 3 performances at Theatre on the Run as part of the Avant Bard's Scripts in Play festival. Dec 6-8 - and today Cyber Monday, all tickets are Pay-What-You-Will. After that, tix are $27 with a limited number of Pay-What-You-Will.

  • Join Signature Theatre for the holiday cabaret "A Motown Christmas" where the holidays get a smooth new groove when delivered Motown style! With Mark G. Meadows, Jade Jones and Shayla Simmons, December 3 to 22. Additional performances have been added as many shows are already sold out so don't miss out!

  • Woolly Mammoth Theatre Company presents The Second City with a new "She the People" production starting Dec 1 and 3 with Pay-What-You-Will tickets - now on sale via TodayTix. Performances run until January 5 and includes a special New Years Eve events if you attend December 31.

  • Folger Theatre family presents a Brews & Banter event Dec. 6 @ 6:30pm in conjunction with AMADEUS (now running til Dec. 22). Tickets $15. Join Lilli Hokama & Ian Merrill Peakes from the cast in conversation over Bluejacket beer. Have your questions ready for this off-the-cuff pre-show gathering. Your ticket includes complimentary Bluejacket beer & light fare reception. Beer available for tasting at 6pm. AMADEUS requires separate ticket.


10 Questions


Artistic Director of Round House TheatreRYAN RILETTE, joins us for ...

10 Questions


Cleveland native Shayla Lowe has lived the the DC area for over 20 years and has impressed audiences in roles as diverse as jazz singer Shug Avery in her favorite musical, The Color Purple (Toby...

Theatre News

2019 Holiday Shows to Enjoy!

While nobody is thinking of holiday shopping before Thanksgiving, holiday shows are another matter. Everyone knows you have to jump on these tickets fast, so here’s theatreWashington’s rundown of what’s playing this season, from...