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Upcoming Events: Theater

2014-2015 Season

  • Apr. 1 - Sep. 30, 2015

    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.

  • The Kennedy Center

    Jun. 16 - Aug. 16, 2015

    The smash musical and nine-time Tony Award winner returns! The Broadway phenomenon from the creators of South Park has been hailed as "the best musical of this century" by the New York Times.

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  • Jul. 7 - Aug. 16, 2015

    Theatrically breathtaking, the eight-time 2012 Tony Award–winning musical tells the enchanting tale of a Dublin street musician who's about to give up on his dream when a beautiful young woman takes a sudden interest in his haunting love songs.

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2015-2016 Season

  • The Kennedy Center

    May 21 - 22, 2015

    In honor of Memorial Day, the Kennedy Center presents Andrew Carroll's compelling drama about the wartime experience, taken from actual letters penned by troops and their loved ones.

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  • The Kennedy Center

    Oct. 6 - 25, 2015

     

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  • The Kennedy Center

    Fri., Oct. 16, 2015, 7:00 PM

    Following her show-stopping appearance in the Kennedy Center's Follies and acclaimed Spotlight concert in 2013, Terri White returns to deliver another "vocally sure and beautifully tough" (The Washington Post) performance. 

  • The Kennedy Center

    Fri., Oct. 30, 2015, 7:00 PM

    Known as the original Fantine in Broadway's Les Misérables and for her Tony-winning role in City of Angels, Randy Graff "doesn't strut around the stage… she simply stands, sings from her big heart, and beguiles" (Playbill).

  • The Kennedy Center

    Fri., Nov. 6, 2015, 7:00 PM

    An ever-energetic entertainer from Broadway to television and film, the "fearless" (The New York Times) Emmy and Tony nominee makes her Kennedy Center debut.

  • The Kennedy Center

    Fri., Nov. 20, 2015, 7:00 PM

    Sporting a "one-in-a-million high tenor shading into falsetto that he can direct through the stratosphere" (New York Times), the Tony-winning original Frankie Valli of Broadway and Hollywood's Jersey Boys returns to take the solo spotlight.

  • The Kennedy Center

    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!"

All programs are subject to change.