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Upcoming Events: Theater

2015-2016 Season

  • Dec. 31, 2015 - Jun. 12, 2016

    Set today in the Shear Madness hairstyling salon, this record-breaking comedy is Washington's hilarious whodunit. After more than 12,000 performances, the show has stayed in great shape. Performances are ongoing.

  • Mar. 4 - 6, 2016

    Letters to Jack, a world-premiere chapter in Laurie Anderson's exploration of the American narrative, features stories about love & power, the artist's own correspondence with JFK, and a few of Anderson's classic stories.

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  • Mar. 11 - 12, 2016

    East coast premiere! Marking 40 years since the Vietnam War's end, composer-performer Vân-Ánh Võ uses music, spoken word, live media, and more to explore the journeys of the Boat People escaping war and abandoning their lives in search of freedom.

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  • Fri., Mar. 25, 2016, 7:00 PM

    The Tony Award–winning original Eponine in Les Misérables on London's West End and Broadway makes her Kennedy Center debut. As Playbill proclaims, it's "all but impossible to not love this petite powerhouse of an entertainer!"

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  • May 18 - 19, 2016

    Seán O'Casey's classic in the repertoire of Irish drama comes to life once more in the Abbey Theatre's production directed by Sean Holmes.

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  • May 19 - 21, 2016

    Audiences are immersed in an atmospheric chamber of multiple speakers and ambient lights, experiencing Samuel Beckett's first radio play, All That Fall, directed by Gavin Quinn.

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  • May 25 - 26, 2016

    riverrun is Olwen Fouéré's adaptation and performance of the voice of the river Liffey ("Life," Anna Livia Plurabelle) in James Joyce's Finnegans Wake.

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  • Jun. 14 - Jul. 10, 2016

    Broadway's huge-hearted, high-heeled hit! With songs by Grammy- and Tony-winning pop icon Cyndi Lauper, this Tony-winning musical celebration is about the friendships we discover, and the belief that you can change the world when you change your mind.

    On Sale 3/30/16

  • Jun. 28 - Jul. 17, 2016

    Based on the best-selling novel by Robert James Waller, this two-time Tony winning musical tells the story of Iowa housewife Francesca Johnson and her life-changing, four-day whirlwind romance with traveling photographer Robert Kincaid.

    On Sale 3/30/16

  • Jul. 13 - Aug. 20, 2016

    Bigger and better than ever before! This fresh and dazzling production of Andrew Lloyd Webber's perennial classic comes to D.C. as part of a brand-new North American tour.

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All programs are subject to change.