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Looking for the perfect show? DC Metro Theater Arts has partnered with CultureCapital to provide our readers with the most comprehensive listing of theatrical events in Metro DC. Discount tickets to many of these shows can be found at TodayTix. NOTE: MOST THEATERS ARE NOW DARK DUE TO COVID-19 CANCELLATIONS. CHECK INDIVIDUAL THEATER WEBSITES FOR UP-TO-DATE INFORMATION.

Signature Vinyl: a cinematic concert
Signature Theatre
Thru May 6

Put your records on for a sizzling tribute to the golden age of the turntable featuring the hits of Stevie Wonder, The Beatles, Carole King, Marvin Gaye, Berry Gordy, Joni Mitchell, Elton John and...

Virtual Masterclass: Dancing Street Jazz
Signature Theatre
Thursday, January 28

Get ready to sweat! Groove to the moves of artists such as Beyoncé as Dance Educator Dani Ebbin (Assistant Choreographer for Billy Elliot, Grand Hotel) lets loose with an aerobic, high-energy and...

Virtual Masterclass: Personalizing the Song with Nova Y. Payton
Signature Theatre
Thursday, February 4

Vocal powerhouse Nova Y. Payton (Signature’s Assassins, Shakespeare Theatre’s The Amen Corner) coaches a group of pre-selected students on how to make a song your own.

Virtual Masterclass: The World of Wigs
Signature Theatre
Thursday, February 11

DC area wig designer Anne Nesmith (Signature’s A Little Night Music, Arena Stage’s The Pajama Game) teaches you the tricks of the trade for creating and crafting wigs.

Virtual Masterclass: Dancing Musical Theater
Signature Theatre
Thursday, February 25

Helen Hayes Award-winning choreographer Rachel Leigh Dolan (Keegan Theatre’s Chicago, Olney Theatre Center’s Annie) leads you through a full body experience focused on musicality and storytelling.

Free Play Reading: One-Shot by Andrew Rosendorf

Monday, March 8

In 1999, a bigoted slur is spray painted onto a video rental store in McLean, Virginia, disturbing, and possibly outing, the owner and his high-school employees.

Parable of the Sower
Strathmore
April 1 – 2

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.

Free Play Reading: Light by Jarrin Davis

Monday, April 19

A prodigal sister returns home and upends the lives of her devout younger sister, family friends and, most of all, the eleven-year-old son she abandoned.

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

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.

La bohème
The Kennedy Center
May 8 – 22

Puccini’s tribute to young love soars with joy and heartbreak.

Jesus Christ Superstar
The Kennedy Center
May 25 – June 13

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. 

Story Pirates
The Kennedy Center
June 1 – 6

Original stories by kids are a new kind of treasure when the Story Pirates turn them into a wildly funny comedy experience. 

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

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...

Freestyle Love Supreme
The Kennedy Center
June 8 – 13

Direct from Broadway, the original hip hop musical phenomenon from Thomas Kail, Lin-Manuel Miranda, and Anthony Veneziale arrives in Washington.

Oklahoma!
The Kennedy Center
June 22 – 27

This is OKLAHOMA! as you’ve never seen or heard it before—reimagined for the 21st century, and now the Tony® winner for Best Revival of a Musical.

Dear Evan Hansen
The Kennedy Center
June 29 – July 18

Winner of 6 Tony Awards® including Best Musical and the 2018 Grammy Award®, Dear Evan Hansen is the deeply personal and profoundly contemporary musical about life and the way we live it.

Blue
The Kennedy Center
July 3 – 11

In the D.C. premiere of Jeanine Tesori and Tazewell Thompson’s new contemporary opera, a family and community struggles when a police officer kills a teenager.

Disney’s Frozen
The Kennedy Center
July 21 – September 5

From the producer of The Lion King and Aladdin, Frozen, the Tony®-nominated Best Musical, is now on tour across North America.

The Band’s Visit
The Kennedy Center
July 28 – August 8

The critically acclaimed smash-hit Broadway musical The Band’s Visit is the winner of 10 Tony Awards®, including Best Musical, making it one of the most Tony®-winning musicals in history.

Hadestown
The Kennedy Center
August 10 – September 5

A love story for today…and always. Hadestown is winner of eight 2019 Tony Awards® including Best Musical and the 2020 Grammy Award® for Best Musical Theater Album.

Lea Salonga
Strathmore
Thursday, November 4

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.

Making the Music, Anais Mitchell, Duncan Sheik & Shaina Taub
Strathmore
Friday, February 11, 2022

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,...