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Gun & Powder
Signature Theatre
February 20 – 23

Based on a true story, make way for the sisters Clarke in a dynamic, moving and inspiring world premiere musical of two light-skinned African-American women who passed themselves as White to become...

Silent Sky
Ford's Theatre
February 20 – 23

A decade before women gained the right to vote, Henrietta Leavitt and her fellow women “computers” transformed the science of astronomy.

Spring Awakening
Round House Theatre
February 20 – 23

For a repressed group of teenagers, the road to adulthood is fraught with suffocating confusion in Duncan Sheik and Steven Sater’s Tony-winning adaptation of Frank Wedekind’s prescient...

Phantom of the Opera
Synetic Theater
February 20 – 29

Paata Tsikurishvili applies Synetic’s signature gothic storytelling to one of the most famous supernatural novels of all time with a physical adaptation of Gaston Leroux’s The Phantom of the...

Exquisita Agonía (Exquisite Agony)
GALA Hispanic Theatre
February 20 – March 1

This poignant and witty story explores a middle-aged woman's obsessive quest to find love with a young man who receives the gift of her late husband’s heart.

Miss You Like Hell
Olney Theatre Center
February 20 – March 1

From the Pulitzer Prize-winning co-creator of In the Heights comes a new musical as big as America and as intimate as love between a mother and her daughter.

The Merry Wives of Windsor
Folger Theatre
February 20 – March 1

Some appetites never go out of style. The pursuit of money is bound to backfire when the targets are smarter than their gold-digging schemer.

Boy
Keegan Theatre
February 20 – March 7

In the 1960s, a well-intentioned doctor convinces the parents of a male infant to raise their son as a girl after a terrible accident.

The Wanderers
Edlavitch DCJCC
February 20 – March 15

Esther and Schmuli are Satmar Hasidic Jews embarking on an arranged marriage, despite barely knowing each other.

Easy Women Smoking Loose Cigarettes
Signature Theatre
February 20 – March 29

Marian's empty nest ends up a little fuller than she imagined in this world premiere firecracker play that takes the dysfunction, puts it back in the family, then gives it a hilarious - and...

The Snowy Day and Other Stories
Adventure Theatre MTC
February 20 – April 5

This beautiful show follows the character of Peter and his friend Archie around the neighborhood in four of Ezra Jack Keats’ beloved tales, The Snowy Day, Whistle for Willie, Goggles!, and A Letter...

Play Date
Arts Barn
February 21 – 23

In partnership with Best Medicine Rep While the children get together for a morning of fun, it’s the parents who misbehave in the next room.

Atlas Presents: Imagination Stage’s Mouse on the Move
Atlas Performing Arts Center
February 21 – March 1

Nellie and Amelia are two adventurous mice ready to explore the world beyond their little mouse-hole.

Let It Shine: The American Civil Rights Movement (1955-1968)
Publick Playhouse
Tuesday, February 25

This powerful production will introduce audiences to poignant events and notable names of the Civil Rights Movement.

Into the Great Unknown
Publick Playhouse
Thursday, February 27

Leadership, courage, and adventure take the stage in this inspiring new play from the Smithsonian highlighting the history and heroism of adventurers and explorers such as Matthew Henson and Barbara...

Suddenly Last Summer
Gunston Theatre Two
February 27 – April 5

SUDDENLY LAST SUMMER by Tennessee Williams  Directed by Christopher Henley Set in the hothouse of New Orlean’s Garden District, Suddenly Last Summer has all the hallmarks of a Tennessee Williams...

The Three Musketeers
Thomas Jefferson Theatre
February 28 – March 8

This story is set in 17th-century France, a poor young nobleman named D'Artagnan leaves home to join the famous Musketeers of the Guard – defenders of the King and masters of the rapier! On his...

The Diary of Anne Frank
Reston Community Players
February 28 – March 14

The Diary of Anne Frank is one of the most famous and haunting stories to emerge from the 20th Century.

Virginia Ballet Company and School on the MAIN STAGE
National Theatre
Saturday, February 29

Virginia Ballet Company would like you to join us February 29, 2020 at The National for a splendid Saturday Morning of dance on the main stage.

YAO YAO
The Kennedy Center
February 29 – March 1

Yao accidentally pulls a thread that leads to a magical world blending reality and imagination! South Korea's Brush Theatre uses interactive screen technology and live music to capture the whimsical...

WNO: Don Giovanni
The Kennedy Center
February 29 – March 22

A notorious lover meets his ultimate fiery punishment in Mozart’s celebrated tragicomedy. He’s spent his life betraying women. Now time’s up.

WNO: Samson and Delilah
The Kennedy Center
March 1 – 21

Seduction and deceit tangle in Saint-Saëns’s sensual grand opera. When Delilah seduces Samson into revealing the source of his physical power, his faith will be put to a final, catastrophic test.

Bandstand
National Theatre
March 3 – 8

It’s 1945. As America’s soldiers come home to ticker-tape parades and overjoyed families, Private First Class Donny Novitski, singer and songwriter, struggles to rebuild the life he left behind.

Easy Women Smoking Loose Cigarettes - Discussion Night
Signature Theatre
March 3 – 18

Marian's empty nest ends up a little fuller than she imagined in this world premiere firecracker play that takes the dysfunction, puts it back in the family, then gives it a hilarious - and...

The Amateurs
Mulitz-Gudelsky Theatre Lab
March 4 – April 5

It’s the 14th Century, the Black Death is ravaging Europe, and a traveling troupe of actors is performing the story of Noah.

Dessa Rose
Olney Theatre Center
Friday, March 6

This 2005 chamber musical from the creators of Ragtime brings together two young women from wildly different backgrounds in pre-Civil War America.

In Series: Women Composers Festival
GALA Hispanic Theatre
March 6 – 8

A weekend-long festival celebrating female composers centers on two new stagings of operas by living artists.

The Spitfire Grill
Arts Barn
March 6 – 22

In partnership with Rockville Little Theatre A feisty parolee (Percy) follows her dreams, based on a page from an old travel book, to a small town in Wisconsin and finds a place for herself working...

Riot!
The Kennedy Center
Sunday, March 8

After a sold out performance in 2018, RIOT! is back with another special evening of stand-up comedy and music.

Ada and the Engine
Gunston Theatre Two
March 8 – April 5

ADA AND THE ENGINE by Lauren Gunderson Directed by Megan Behm Ada Lovelace, the only legitimate child of the amorous poet Lord Byron, had a love of her own: mathematics. Well, that...

Atlas Presents: Arts on the Horizon’s Drumming with Dishes
Atlas Performing Arts Center
March 11 – 15

What happens when you invite someone very different from you to come over to play? Such an adventure awaits an energetic child when she introduces her shy imaginary friend to a very special kitchen.

Inherit The Windbag
Atlas Performing Arts Center
March 11 – 29

WORLD PREMIERE: In the summer of 1968, liberal Gore Vidal and conservative William F. Buckley met for a series of debates that rocked America and defined the genre of punditry.

A Night with Jackie Moms Mabley
Montpelier Arts Center
Thursday, March 12

A Night with Jackie Moms Mabley is a Helen Hayes nominated play for the Charles MacArthur Award for Outstanding New Play written and portrayed by the veteran performing artist Charisma Wooten.

Harriet Tubman Tribute and Performances
National Archives
Thursday, March 12

Join us for a special tribute to the amazing Harriet Tubman: spy, scout, U.S. Civil War nurse abolitionist, Underground Railroad conductor, and women’s suffrage supporter.

Easy Women Smoking Loose Cigarettes - Pride Night
Signature Theatre
Friday, March 13

Marian's empty nest ends up a little fuller than she imagined in this world premiere firecracker play that takes the dysfunction, puts it back in the family, then gives it a hilarious - and...

Guys and Dolls
Ford's Theatre
March 13 – May 20

In this beloved 1950s musical comedy, dice-slinging gamblers, pious missionaries and glamorous show girls come together for a light-hearted romp through New York.

John Lloyd Young
The Barns at Wolf Trap
Saturday, March 14

Tony Award winner John Lloyd Young originated the role of iconic singer Frankie Valli in Jersey Boys on Broadway.

Traveling Lantern: The Lion, The Witch, and The Wardrobe
National Theatre
Saturday, March 14

In a mysterious old house, children find a musty, magical wardrobe containing a secret entrance that leads them into a fantastic world. More than just a delicious story of make-believe, C.S.

Prince William Little Theatre: Sister Act
Hylton Performing Arts Center
March 14 – 22

This feel-good musical comedy smash based on the hit 1992 film has audiences jumping to their feet! When disco diva Deloris Van Cartier witnesses a murder, she is placed in protective custody where...

Nest
BlackRock Center for the Arts
March 14 – 28

Presented by Happy Theater An interactive, multi-sensory show about the life cycle of a bird for families with children from 6 months to 4 years old. In a nest in a tree, an egg is kept warm.

Rigoberta, ¿dónde estás? A Journey through Guatemala
GALA Hispanic Theatre
March 14 – 28

As 10-year old Pilar travels to Guatemala City in search of her idol Rigoberta Menchú, villagers along the way suggest questions she should ask the Nobel Peace Prize winner.

WNO: Blue
The Kennedy Center
March 15 – 28

In the D.C. premiere of Jeanine Tesori and Tazewell Thompson’s new contemporary opera, a family struggles when their teenager is shot by police.

Little Red and the Big Bully Wolf
Publick Playhouse
Tuesday, March 17

The woods are scary enough without having to worry about a big bully howling in the shadows! Follow Little Red and meet her friends -- the three little pigs, the boy who cried wolf, and more -- as...

Murder at the Mansion: Kill Again's Island
Kentlands Mansion
March 20 – 22

In partnership with A Taste for Murder Productions . Kihiliikin Island is a small speck in the Hawaiian archipelago, occupied by an eclectic collection of souls.

Reduced Shakespeare Company presents Hamlet's Big Adventure (a prequel)
CenterStage at RCC
Saturday, March 21

In this hilarious (and completely fictional) prequel to Hamlet, nothing is rotten in the state of Denmark.

Camille Claudel
Signature Theatre
March 24 – April 19

Turn-of-the-century French sculptor Camille Claudel's entire life was determined by the men around her, from her passionate and tumultuous love affair with Auguste Rodin to gender-based censorship.

The Last Ship
National Theatre
March 27 – April 5

THE LAST SHIP, inspired by Sting’s 1991 album “The Soul Cages” and his own childhood experiences, tells the story of a community amid the demise of the shipbuilding industry in Tyne and Wear,...

Becoming Dr. Ruth
Edlavitch DCJCC
March 27 – April 19

America’s favorite sex therapist is back! Before she became Dr.

Broadway Princess Party
Hylton Performing Arts Center
Sunday, March 29

Dust off your tiaras and head for this charming concert in which three of Broadway’s original and most beloved princesses perform their signature songs as well as many other treasured musical...

Virginia Opera
Hylton Performing Arts Center
Tuesday, March 31

Whet your appetite for opera with an inspired program of musical delights performed by some of Virginia Opera’s most talented artists.

Cost of Living
Round House Theatre
April 1 – 19

After thrilling Round House audiences with the premiere of her Helen Hayes Award-winning Ironbound in 2015, Martyna Majok returns with another prize in tow—the Pulitzer! Two parallel narratives...

The Humans
Olney Theatre Center
April 1 – May 3

By turns hilarious and haunting, the Tony-winning play The Humans tells the story of the Blakes, a middle-class American family celebrating a most unusual Thanksgiving.

The Till Trilogy: The Ballad of Emmett Till
Atlas Performing Arts Center
April 1 – June 20

Bayeza’s Edgar Award-winning drama recounts the last two weeks of young Emmett Till's life on his journey from Chicago to Money, Mississippi, revealing his boisterous, stuttering character and his...

Made in Puerto Rico
The Reach @The Kennedy Center
April 2 – 3

Made in Puerto Rico is a show about family, music, and cultural identity starring former attorney-turned-comedian Elizardi ("Eli") Castro.  

Magician Kourosh Taie, Labor of Love
Arts Barn
Friday, April 3

Part of our Magic & Fantasy Weekend Comedy, magic and mentalism collide to create a tour de force of elegant deceptions and spell-binding entertainment.  Recommended for ages 15 & up.

InterAct Story Theatre: Not My Monkey
National Theatre
Saturday, April 4

There's trouble afoot at the circus! The new ringleader wants to do a good job leading her zany crew of circus folk, but there's a new problem every time she turns around, and no one wants to pitch...

Music of the Lord of the Rings
Arts Barn
Saturday, April 4

Part of the Magic & Fantasy Weekend. In the likes of their performance of the music from the Star Wars saga for 'May the Fourth be With You,' SONOVA returns with composer Howard Shore’s score for...

Camille Claudel - Discussion Night
Signature Theatre
April 7 – 15

Turn-of-the-century French sculptor Camille Claudel's entire life was determined by the men around her, from her passionate and tumultuous love affair with Auguste Rodin to gender-based censorship.

Roald Dahl's Charlie and the Chocolate Factory
National Theatre
April 7 – 26

Roald Dahl’s amazing tale is now D.C.’s golden ticket! It's the perfect recipe for a delectable treat: songs from the original film, including “Pure Imagination,” “The Candy Man,” and...

Memphis
Keegan Theatre
April 10 – May 10

In the smoky halls and underground clubs of Memphis, Tennessee in the segregated 50’s, a young white DJ named Huey Calhoun falls in love with everything he shouldn’t: rock ‘n roll and an...

In Series: Rigoletto
Atlas Performing Arts Center
April 11 – 19

INside and under the BIG TOP, Verdi’s darkly unforgettable and tuneful opera come’s to life as an immersive circus production.

Jesus Christ Superstar
The Kennedy Center
April 14 – 26

Jesus Christ Superstar is an iconic musical phenomenon with a worldwide fan base. In celebration of its 50th anniversary, a new mesmerizing production comes to North America. 

Nijinsky's Last Dance
Signature Theatre
April 14 – May 24

Elegantly dancing between sanity and madness, this masterful tour-de-force delves into the fascinating genius of the greatest dancer who ever lived.

Camille Claudel - Pride Night
Signature Theatre
Friday, April 17

Turn-of-the-century French sculptor Camille Claudel's entire life was determined by the men around her, from her passionate and tumultuous love affair with Auguste Rodin to gender-based censorship.

Mamma Mia!
Reston Community Players
April 17 – May 9

A mother. A daughter. Three possible dads. And a trip down the aisle you’ll never forget! Sophie has just one wish to make her wedding perfect— to have her father walk her down the aisle.

Great Works Theatre: The BFG
National Theatre
Saturday, April 18

When Sophie is snatched from her bed by a Giant, she fears that he's going to eat her. But the Giant has no intention of harming her - after all, he is THE BIG FRIENDLY GIANT.

The Good Humor Men
McLean Community Center
April 18 – 19

Three of America’s funniest stand-up comedians (with numerous appearances on "The Tonight Show," "The Late Show" and "The Daily Show") join forces to showcase their original brand of humor in an...

Miss Nelson is Missing! The Musical
Arts Barn
April 18 – 26

In partnership with VF Dance Theatre Miss Nelson’s class is the worst behaved in the whole school.

Atlas Presents: Imagination Stage’s Paper Dreams
Atlas Performing Arts Center
April 22 – 26

In a collaboration with Mons Dansa Dance Company from Barcelona, Spain, we bring to life a dance-based show perfect for ages 1-5 that explores the many facets of creativity.

Broadway Center Stage: Bye Bye Birdie
The Kennedy Center
April 23 – 27

A loving send-up of the early 1960s, small-town America, teenagers, and rock and roll, this Tony®-musical remains as fresh and vibrant as ever. 

Tía Julia y el Escribidor (Aunt Julia and the Scriptwriter)
GALA Hispanic Theatre
April 23 – May 17

Set in Peru during the 1950s, this boisterous comedy tells the story of an 18-year-old student who falls for a 32-year-old divorcee.

Pokon: An unstoppable game of growth
The Kennedy Center
April 24 – 26

Three performers storm the stage whirling, twirling, hiccupping, tumbling, and singing.

Hand to God
Gunston Theatre Two
April 24 – May 9

Hand To God, a play by Robert Askins, directed by Ruben Vellekoop After the death of his father, meek Jason finds an outlet for his anxiety at the Christian Puppet Ministry, in the devoutly...

Broadway’s Next Hit Musical
AMP by Strathmore
Saturday, April 25

Described as Whose Line Is It Anyway? meets the TONY Awards, the hilarious Broadway’s Next Hit Musical is the world’s first and only unscripted theatrical awards show.

Judy Moody and Stink
Olney Theatre Center
April 25 – 26

Moody and Stink, this dynamic sister and brother duo take audiences on a hilarious adventure. As usual, Judy is in a mood.

The Girl Who Swallowed A Cactus
The Kennedy Center
April 30 – May 2

The desert will come to life in surprising new ways when Sheila meets wild animals who share their story.

The Till Trilogy: That Summer In Sumner
Atlas Performing Arts Center
April 30 – June 21

This World Premiere condenses the five-day trial of “The State of Mississippi vs. Roy Bryant and JW Milam for the Murder of Emmett Till” into a thrilling courtroom drama.

Igudesman & Joo: BIG Nightmare Music
Strathmore
Sunday, May 3

When Aleksey Igudesman & Hyung-ki Joo perform with Maryland Classic Youth Orchestras of Strathmore (MCYO), the musical nightmares take on epic proportions! On top of a few priceless adaptions from...

Driving Miss Daisy
The Writer's Center
May 7 – 17

Pulitzer Prize play set in Atlanta in 1948. It is the story of the evolving relationship between an elderly (and feisty) Jewish widow and the dignified black man who becomes her driver.

Blue Man Group
National Theatre
May 8 – 17

At BLUE MAN GROUP, you’ll rock, laugh, and party! As three bald and blue men explore our world, together we’ll discover music, comedy and surprises at every turn.

Emil and the Detectives
McLean Community Center
Saturday, May 9

Never underestimate the determination of a child! Young Emil catches a train to visit family in the big city. Something valuable is stolen.

Havana Hop
The Kennedy Center
May 9 – 10

Young Yelia dreams of making it big—if only she can conquer her stage fright.

WNO: Porgy and Bess
The Kennedy Center
May 9 – 23

Gershwin’s quintessential American masterpiece melds jazz, folk, and gospel styles. Bess finds herself torn between steadfast love and the dark demons that tug her elsewhere.

Dreamer: A South African Journey
The Kennedy Center
May 9 – 24

Follow the journey of Aene, inspired by the real life and music of singer and songwriter Tuelo Minah.

Nijinsky's Last Dance - Discussion Night
Signature Theatre
May 13 – 19

Elegantly dancing between sanity and madness, this masterful tour-de-force delves into the fascinating genius of the greatest dancer who ever lived.

Nijinsky's Last Dance - Pride Night
Signature Theatre
Friday, May 15

Elegantly dancing between sanity and madness, this masterful tour-de-force delves into the fascinating genius of the greatest dancer who ever lived.

Godspell
Arts Barn
May 15 – 31

In partnership with Sandy Spring Theatre Group Prepare ye for the timeless tale of friendship, loyalty and love based on the Gospel According to St. Matthew.

The Phantom of the Vaudeville House
CenterStage at RCC
Sunday, May 17

It’s magic, mayhem and laughter when Buddy “Mr. Vaudeville” Silver is faced with yet another hilarious dilemma.

Hair
Signature Theatre
May 19 – July 12

The sensational, groundbreaking rock musical bursts with the jubilant spirit, raging rebellion, chart-topping hits and psychedelic color of the 1960s.

Big Love
Round House Theatre
May 20 – June 21

Based on one of the world’s oldest known Greek dramas, our first play in the LOVE/HATE REP truly is a tale as old as time.

The Little Red Hen
Publick Playhouse
Thursday, May 21

"Who'll help me plant the seed?" asks the plucky red hen as she begins the process that goes into making a loaf of her delicious bread. "Not us," say the sheep, the cow, the horse, and the pig.

The Till Trilogy: Benevolence
Atlas Performing Arts Center
May 22 – June 21

The Trilogy's rousing conclusion focuses in on the more intimate impact of Emmett's abduction and murder on two couples in Mississippi Delta: Caroline Bryant, her husband Roy, in Money, along with...

The Diary of Anne Frank
Olney Theatre Center
May 27 – June 3

In 1941 Amsterdam, 13-year-old Anne Frank goes into hiding with her family from the Nazis. For the next two years, she never leaves the attic where her family is concealed.

Walk Two Moons
Olney Theatre Center
May 29 – 31

While driving cross-country with her grandparents in search of her mother, 13-year-old Sal meets many eccentric characters.

The Frog Prince of Spamalot
Thomas Jefferson Theatre
May 29 – June 7

Hyronomous A. Frog doesn’t quite fit in among the other frogs in the bog.

Callaloo: The Trickster and the Magic Quilt
Publick Playhouse
Saturday, May 30

Join the Callaloo Kids ensemble as they go on an adventure to the Gullah Sea Islands in search of a long-lost patch for Zoe's grandmother's quilt.

As You Like It
Olney Theatre Center
June 2 – 5

Banished from the only home she’s ever known, Rosalind escapes to the Forest of Arden with her cousin Celia and their fool Touchstone.

Atlas Presents: Arts on the Horizon’s Off the Page
Atlas Performing Arts Center
June 3 – 7

The magic of books can transport us to new worlds. Music, illustrations, and entire adventures can lift right off the page.

Magician David Meneses
Arts Barn
Friday, June 5

When it comes to magic, local DC-area magician David Meneses offers an unparalleled combination of ability and showmanship that will leave you stumped and with an insatiable desire for more.

Beautiful The Carole King Musical
Wolf Trap
June 5 – 6

Beautiful – The Carole King Musical tells the Tony and Grammy Award-winning inspiring true story of King’s remarkable rise to stardom.

Baby Shark Live!
National Theatre
June 5 – 7

BABY SHARK LIVE! is based on Pinkfong’s viral earworm and global dance phenomenon, “Baby Shark.

Yoga Play
Keegan Theatre
June 5 – 27

Yoga apparel giant Jojomon is at the top of its game when a terrible scandal sends the company into freefall.

Compulsion or the House Behind
Edlavitch DCJCC
June 5 – 28

Sid Silver is a man obsessed. When he learns about a young girl named Anne Frank and her diary, Silver makes it his mission to ensure her tale is heard.

Gay Men's Chorus: Unbreakable
Lincoln Theatre
June 6 – 7

An original musical written by Broadway's Andrew Lippa (The Wild Party, The Addams Family) that chronicles, from 1900 to the present, the gay stories you might not know, and celebrates the LGBTQ+...

Hair - Discussion Night
Signature Theatre
June 9 – 10

The sensational, groundbreaking rock musical bursts with the jubilant spirit, raging rebellion, chart-topping hits and psychedelic color of the 1960s.

Not A Day Goes By: Signature Turns 30
Signature Theatre
June 9 – July 3

Thirty never looked so good! Party like it's 1989 as we celebrate with a special anniversary cabaret full of thirty years of memories, songs and behind-the-scenes stories from Signature's earliest...

Ella es Tango
GALA Hispanic Theatre
June 10 – 28

Women take the lead in this musical and its mesmerizing dancing that celebrates their role in tango.

HateF*ck
Round House Theatre
June 10 – July 3

Layla and Imran are both Muslim-American… and that’s pretty much where the similarities end.

Pippin
Olney Theatre Center
June 10 – July 19

We’ve got magic to do in the Summer of 2020! This classic musical about a young man in search of his purpose features some of music-theater’s best-loved songs and most theatrical moments.

The SpongeBob Musical
Wolf Trap
June 12 – 13

A legendary roster of Grammy Award winners. A visionary director and a Tony Award-winning design team. One of the world's most beloved characters.

Ma Rainey's Black Bottom
Arts Barn
June 12 – 28

In partnership with ANKH Repertory Theatre It's 1927 in a rundown studio in Chicago where Ma Rainey is recording new sides of old favorites.

Hamilton
The Kennedy Center
June 16 – August 20

Hamilton returns to the Kennedy Center Opera House for 14 weeks in the summer of 2020.

Hair - Pride Night
Signature Theatre
Friday, June 19

The sensational, groundbreaking rock musical bursts with the jubilant spirit, raging rebellion, chart-topping hits and psychedelic color of the 1960s.

Once on This Island
The Kennedy Center
June 23 – July 12

“What a delight it is to enter the world of Once on This Island!” raves the New York Times.

West Side Story
Thomas Jefferson Theatre
July 17 – 26

Shakespeare’s Romeo and Juliet is transported to 20th century New York City as two young, idealistic lovers find  themselves caught between warring street gangs, the Jets and the Sharks.

A Monster Calls
The Kennedy Center
July 21 – August 9

Patrick Ness’s piercing novel A Monster Calls is brought to the stage in a powerful new adaptation by visionary director Sally Cookson.

The Donna Summer Musical
National Theatre
July 22 – August 2

She was a girl from Boston with a voice from heaven, who shot through the stars from gospel choir to dance floor diva.

Brigadoon
Olney Theatre Center
Friday, July 24

New Yorker Tommy Albright unexpectedly arrives at mysterious Scottish Highland village of Brigadoon, which only appears for one day every 100 years.

Hedwig and the Angry Inch
Keegan Theatre
July 24 – August 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...

Atlas Presents: Imagination Stage’s Wake Up, Brother Bear
Atlas Performing Arts Center
July 29 – August 7

Sister Bear and Brother Bear are back from hibernation to take your little ones on an interactive journey through the seasons.

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...