is the comedy whodunit that lets the audience solve the crime!
Set in present-day Georgetown, Shear Madness
engages locals and visitors alike as armchair detectives to help solve the scissor-stabbing murder of a famed concert pianist who lives above the Shear Madness unisex hairstyling salon. The show combines up-to-the-minute improvisational humor and a mixture of audience sleuthing to deliver a unique performance each night.Shear Madness
has been running in the Kennedy Center's Theater Lab for almost 25 years, giving nearly 11,000 performances and is the second longest play in the history of American Theater (its sister production of Shear Madness
in Boston is #1.)PLEASE NOTE: Shear Madness performances from Jun. 19 to Nov. 1 will take place in the Family Theater.
performances are ongoing. If you don't see your date listed, please contact your group sales associate
to hold your preferred date now or check back for future performances.Performance Timing: 2 hours, with one intermission.
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