Fall for These Theater Week Discounts!

Here is the complete list of shows offering discounted tickets to performances between September 10 and 29 for Theatre Week, an annual celebration of the start of the new theater season.

Ah, autumn in DC. The temperatures fall, the leaves fall, and the ticket prices fall at dozens of theaters!

Theatre Week, a program of theatreWashington, celebrates the beginning of each new theater season in the Washington, DC-area by offering $15 and $35 tickets to many of DC’s leading theaters from September 10 through 29.

The fun starts off with a Kickoff Party at Arena Stage on September 7th (details here) where you can win prizes, see a variety of performances, and learn about the coming theater season.

The complete list of discounted shows can be found below. So get your tickets and ring in the new season with a show… or two. Theatre Week discounts are available through TodayTix and are only available at certain performances.

ASSASSINS
Signature Theatre (Arlington, VA)
August 11-September 29, 2019
From John Wilkes Booth to Lee Harvey Oswald, nine would-be and successful presidential assassins inspire each other to pull the trigger and change their worlds in a perverse, wry and thrillingly entertaining vaudeville. Stephen Sondheim’s stunning music and sardonic lyrics create a fascinating examination of the twisted American Dream.

BEEHIVE: THE 60’S MUSICAL
NextStop Theatre (Herndon, VA)
August 29-September 22, 2019
NextStop Theatre presents a tribute to the powerful musical women of the 1960s!

BOBTAIL BONG BONG: A MONKEY’S TALE
InterAct Story Theatre (Silver Spring, MD)
September 20-September 28, 2019
Get ready to monkey around at “Bobtail Bong Bong: A Monkey’s Tale,” a play for kids and families about the way we treat others. Recommended for ages 4 and up.

BUTTERFLY
The IN Series
September 5-September 22, 2019
Stripped of the exoticism of Madame Butterfly, its inspiration, The In Series’”Butterfly” returns to the structure of the Puccini original.

CABARET
Olney Theatre Center (Olney, MD)
August 28-October 6, 2019
“Willkommen! And bienvenue!” to Kander and Ebb’s Tony-winning “Cabaret,” where the world burns brightly with desire and debauchery.

CANDIDA
Washington Stage Guild (Washington, DC)
September 26-October 20, 2019
Not seen in DC since Washington Stage Guild’s 1988 production, “Candida” is a thrillingly theatrical love story from George Bernard Shaw.

DOUBT: A PARABLE
Studio Theatre (Washington, DC)
September 4-October 6, 2019
John Patrick Shanley’s Tony and Pulitzer Prize winner about faith, ambiguity, and the price of moral conviction.

ELEPHANT & PIGGIE’S “WE ARE IN A PLAY!”
Adventure Theatre (Glen Echo, MD)
September 20-October 20, 2019
The award-winning, best-selling children’s books by Mo Willems jump from page to stage as a musical experience you won’t forget!

FAIRVIEW
Woolly Mammoth Theatre Company (Washington, DC)
September 9-October 6, 2019
2019’s Pulitzer Prize winner “Fairview” makes its DC debut at the acclaimed Woolly Mammoth Theatre Company.

FENCES
Ford’s Theatre (Washington, DC)
September 27-October 27, 2019
Part of August Wilson’s 10-play Century Cycle, “Fences” explores the walls we build around ourselves and our loved ones, while also illuminating one family’s struggles in a racist society.

HAMLET
Annapolis Shakespeare Company (Annapolis, MD)
September 27-October 27, 2019
Considered to be one of the greatest tragedies of all time, Shakespeare’s tale of murder, revenge, and self-doubt is brought to life in this modern, edgy and visually striking production.
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HELEN ON WHEELS
Best Medicine Rep (Gaithersburg, MD)
September 13-October 6, 2019
“Helen on Wheels” is a heartwarming new comedy proving that feisty old ladies have the right to cause hell, play bingo and to bear arms!

1 HENRY IV
Folger Theatre
September 3-October 13, 2019
Shakespeare’s epic coming-of-age tale of power, honor, and redemption follows a young Prince Hal from the taverns to the battlefield.

LA VIDA ES SUEÑO (LIFE IS A DREAM)
GALA Hispanic Theatre (Washington, DC)
September 12-October 13, 2019
GALA Hispanic Theatre presents one of the essential works of Spanish Golden Age theater, “La Vida es Sueño (Life is a Dream).” Nando J. López’s tight new adaptation reflects on universal truths.

LOVE SICK
Theater J (Washington, DC)
September 4-September 29, 2019
From an extraordinary collaboration of international artists comes “Love Sick,” the critically-acclaimed new musical that fuses a thrilling original score, Middle-Eastern harmonics, dazzling choreography, and an inspired story of passion and awakening. Based on the “Song of Songs,” “Love Sick” tells the story a young wife in a lifeless marriage who discovers she has a secret admirer. Intrigued, she begins a mysterious and dizzying journey of sexual and personal empowerment.

SCHOOL GIRLS; OR, THE AFRICAN MEAN GIRLS PLAY
Round House Theatre (Bethesda, MD)
September 18-October 13, 2019
With hilarity and insight, Jocelyn Bioh’s award-winning comedy dissects how “mean girls” are created—and cured. Fresh off two sold-out, extended Off-Broadway runs, this play is sure to strike a chord with anyone, anywhere, who has ever been a teenage girl, raised a teenage girl, or met a teenage girl.

SOUVENIR
Rep Stage (Columbia, MD)
September 5-September 22, 2019
Rep Stage tells the story of Florence Foster Jenkins, one of the most notorious eccentrics of the 20th century. Rep Stage performs at Howard Community College.

THE GULF
Peter’s Alley (Bethesda, MD)
September 13-October 6, 2019
Peter’s Alley Theatre Productions presents “The Gulf” by local playwright Audrey Cefaly.

THE ROYALE
Olney Theatre Center (Olney, MD)
September 25-October 27, 2019
In 1905, Jay “The Sport” Jackson dreams of becoming the first African American boxer to fight for the heavyweight championship. Inspired by the true story of Jack Johnson, “The Royale” presents a true story about equality and survival in the world of boxing and beyond.

THE SMUGGLER
Solas Nua
September 8-October 6, 2019
One actor. 9,000 words in rhyme. You have to see it to believe it. Solas Nua theatre artistic director, Rex Daugherty, stars in this award-winning comedy staged in one of DC’s swankiest cocktail bars. During the play, he will be making craft cocktails for the audience as the bartender of the speakeasy where the play is set. (Note: This show takes place in a cocktail bar. You must be 21 or older to attend.)

THE TEMPEST
Synetic Theater (Arlington, VA)
September 25-October 20, 2019
A splashy remount of a Synetic smash, featuring spirits, monsters, witches, drunken fools, and lithe lovers.

TRYING
1st Stage (Tysons, VA)
September 19-October 20, 2019
This regional premiere by Joanna McClelland Glass explores the author’s real experience working for Francis Biddle at his home in Washington, DC from 1967-1968. Judge Biddle, Former Attorney General of the United States under Franklin Roosevelt and Chief Judge of the American Military Tribunal at Nuremberg is notoriously hard on his staff as he tries to cement his legacy. Can the old, Philadelphia aristocrat and his young, Canadian assistant bridge the generational divide and come to understand one another?

WEST BY GOD
Keegan Theatre (Washington, DC)
September 27-October 20, 2019
Playwright Brandon McCoy wrote “West by God” in response to the marginalization of rural Americans.

WIT ROAD SHOW
Washington Improv Theatre (Washington, DC)
September 5-September 22, 2019
One intimate stage — limitless possibilities. Washington Improv Theater runs wild at DC Arts Center for a three-week engagement.