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Digital Stage
The Kennedy Center
Thru September 1

Watch extraordinary performances from the Kennedy Center's stages and beyond, with new releases daily, special series and original stories. Explore our vast collection of thousands of videos.

Opera UNTRAPPED Online: Bastianello

Thru December 1

This Wolf Trap Opera premiere and new production was presented at The Barns at Wolf Trap in August 2017.

Opera UNTRAPPED Online: Roméo et Juliette

Thru December 1

This Wolf Trap Opera new production of Roméo et Juliette was presented at The Barns at Wolf Trap in July 2018.

Opera UNTRAPPED Online: The Juniper Tree

Thru December 1

This Wolf Trap Opera premiere and new production was presented at The Barns at Wolf Trap in August 2017.

Opera UNTRAPPED Online: The Touchstone

Thru December 1

This Wolf Trap Opera premiere and new production was presented at The Barns at Wolf Trap in June and July 2017.

Opera UNTRAPPED Online: Merlin's Island

Thru December 1

Two Parisians are shipwrecked on an island paradise where the rich marry the poor, lawyers are always honest, spouses are always faithful, and artists are wealthier than businessmen.

Hedwig and the Angry Inch
Keegan Theatre
August 9 – 23

A groundbreaking Obie- and Tony Award-winning musical, HEDWIG AND THE ANGRY INCH follows “internationally ignored song stylist” Hedwig Schmidt, an East German rock ‘n roll goddess who also...

Shakespeare Lightning Round: Keith Hamilton Cobb (Online)
Folger Theatre
Wednesday, August 12

What’s your favorite Shakespeare play? What's the most overrated Shakespeare play? A moment in Shakespeare that makes you laugh out loud? Tune in on Instagram Live for a fun, fast-paced,...

Opera UNTRAPPED Online: Idomeneo

August 18 – December 1

After ten long years of battle, Idomeneo is finally returning home from the Trojan War. During the perilous journey, he pledges to sacrifice the first living thing he sees in return for a safe voyage.

To Kill a Mockingbird
The Kennedy Center
August 25 – September 27

Academy Award® winner Aaron Sorkin has adapted Harper Lee’s Pulitzer Prize-winning masterwork for the stage with spectacular, universally praised results, creating "a modern American classic" (The...

Shakespeare Lightning Round: Barry Edelstein (Online)
Folger Theatre
Wednesday, August 26

What’s your favorite Shakespeare play? Best disguise in Shakespeare? Most overrated Shakespeare play? Tune in on Instagram Live for a fun, fast-paced, Shakespearean chat show.

Opera UNTRAPPED Online: The Emperor of Atlantis

September 1 – December 1

A mad emperor declares universal war against everyone and offends Death.

Story District's Mixtape
AMP by Strathmore
Friday, November 20

This performance was rescheduled from May 1, 2020. All tickets from the original show date are valid for this performance. If you have any questions please contact the ticket office at 301.581.

Broadway's Next Hit Musical
AMP by Strathmore
Saturday, January 23, 2021

This performance was rescheduled from April 25, 2020. All tickets from the original show date are valid for this performance. If you have any questions please contact the ticket office at 301.581.

Making the Music, Anais Mitchell, Duncan Sheik & Shaina Taub
Strathmore
Friday, February 19, 2021

With a line-up that reads like a who’s who of the Tony Awards, this special concert brings together three outstanding singer-songwriters, whose musical visions are currently energizing Broadway,...

Parable of the Sower
Strathmore
April 1 – 2, 2021

Parable of the Sower is a triumphant, mesmerizing work of rare power and beauty that illuminates deep insights on gender, race, and the future of human civilization.

That Golden Girls Show! A Puppet Parody
Strathmore
Thursday, April 22, 2021

Get ready for an evening of cheesecake, laughter, jazzercise, shoulder pads, sex, and the elegant art of the quick-witted put down. From Sophia’s get-rich-quick schemes, to Rose’s tales from St.

An Evening with Ira Glass & Jad Abumrad
Strathmore
Sunday, June 6, 2021

It’s a public radio-palooza when prolific audio storytellers Ira Glass and Jad Abumrad, hosts of iconic radio programs This American Life and Radiolab respectively, come together to take you on a...

Lea Salonga
Strathmore
Thursday, November 4, 2021

This performance was rescheduled from April 17, 2020. All tickets from the original show date are valid for this performance. If you have any questions please contact the ticket office at 301.581.