Programming for Theater and Performances for Young Audiences
From Broadway blockbusters and an Ingmar Bergman celebration to a new multimedia documentary theater work, a British a cappella show, a hilariously twisted Dickens, and more, the Theater Season offers an array of crowd-pleasing performances. The new Performances for Young Audiences Season features adventures in theater, music, and dance that will captivate and enrich audiences of young people and adults alike.
Washington, D.C. premiere of Hamilton
Washington, D.C. premiere of Tony Award®–winning Best Play The Humans
Broadway Center Stage
A New Series of Beloved Musicals in Concert
Showcasing Talent from Broadway and the Nation’s Capital
A centennial celebration of Ingmar Bergman featuring work from Liv Ullman and Ivo Van Hove
Hit Broadway musicals
The Color Purple
An American in Paris
On Your Feet!
The Book of Mormon
A performance from Taylor Mac and a celebration of Bernstein on Broadway!
Me… Jane: The Dreams & Adventures of Young Jane Goodall
A World Premiere Musical Commissioned by the Kennedy Center based on the life of Dr. Jane Goodall
Digging Up Dessa
A World Premiere Kennedy Center Commission part of the Women’s Voices Theatre Festival
Night Train 57
A World Premiere Kennedy Center Co-Commission by Grammy® winner Dan Zanes with Claudia Eliaza
— Plus —
National Symphony Orchestra Music for Young Audiences, including Harry Potter and the Chamber of SecretsTM in Concert;
Washington National Opera’s The Little Prince;
and other special events
Another season announcement to come later this spring: Jazz, Hip Hop, Comedy, International Programming, and NSO Pops in May 2017.
More Than 2,000 Performances of Theater, Dance, and Music of All Kinds.
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