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Upcoming Events: Theater

2013-2014 Season

  • The Illusionists

    Jan. 6 - 11, 2015 | On Sale 10/1/14
    It's the world's best-selling magic show, direct from Broadway! This mind-blowing spectacular showcases the talents of seven incredible Illusionists with thrilling and sophisticated magic of unprecedented proportions.
     


2014-2015 Season

  • Evita

    Sep. 30 - Oct. 19, 2014 | Buy Now
    Tim Rice & Andrew Lloyd Webber's Tony-winning musical tells the remarkable story of Eva Peron's rise from Argentina's slums to First Lady through some of theater's most beautiful songs, including "Don't Cry for Me Argentina" and "High Flying, Adored."

  • The Kennedy Center Shear Madness

    Sep. 30 - Dec. 31, 2014
    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 production of Little Dancer

    Oct. 25 - Nov. 30, 2014 | Buy Now
    With direction and choreography by five-time Tony winner Susan Stroman, this world premiere Kennedy Center musical is inspired by the story of a young ballerina immortalized by Edgar Degas in his famous sculpture at the National Gallery of Art.

  • Barbara Cook's Spotlight: Faith Prince

    Fri., Oct. 31, 2014, 7:30 PM | Buy Now
    Tony Award winner Faith Prince (Guys and Dolls, Bells Are Ringing) returns to the Kennedy Center with her comedic wit and "sublime yet unaffected vocal virtuosity" (Newsday).

  • Barbara Cook's Spotlight: Andrea McArdle

    Fri., Dec. 5, 2014, 7:30 PM | On Sale 10/1/14
    Best-known for originating the title role of Annie on Broadway, Tony Award nominee and "theater legend" (The Huffington Post) Andrea McArdle possesses a "voice that carries to the rafters" (The New York Times).

  • Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat

    Dec. 16, 2014 - Jan. 4, 2015 | On Sale 9/10/14
    One of the most enduring shows of all time, Tim Rice & Andrew Lloyd Webber's musical about the trials and triumphs of Israel's favorite son features Broadway stars and "American Idol" sensations, husband-and-wife duo Diana DeGarmo and Ace Young.

  • Barbara Cook's Spotlight: Will Chase

    Fri., Jan. 9, 2015, 7:30 PM | On Sale 10/1/14
    A Tony Award nominee for his "magnetic" (The New York Times) performance in the Broadway revival of The Mystery of Edwin Drood, Will Chase (Rent, Miss Saigon, TV's Smash and Nashville) makes his Kennedy Center debut.

  • Gigi

    Jan. 16 - Feb. 12, 2015 | On Sale 10/1/14
    Eric Schaeffer directs a new world premiere production of Lerner and Loewe's Oscar and Tony-winning musical comedy, where true love between a free-spirited young woman and a wealthy young playboy must overcome the conventions of turn-of-the-century Paris.

  • Zero Hour: Tokyo Rose's Last Tape

    Feb. 6 - 7, 2015 | On Sale 11/19/14
    Conceived, written, and directed by Japanese artist Miwa Yanagi, this U.S. premiere work centers on "Tokyo Rose," English-speaking female radio announcers who broadcasted Japanese propaganda programs during World War II aimed at Allied forces.

  • Barbara Cook's Spotlight: LaChanze

    Fri., Feb. 13, 2015, 7:30 PM | On Sale 11/19/14
    One of the bright stars in Broadway's If/Then, "unfailingly charming" (The New York Times) Tony Award winner LaChanze (The Color Purple, Once on This Island), makes her Kennedy Center debut.

  • Barbara Cook's Spotlight: Malcolm Gets

    Fri., Mar. 27, 2015, 7:30 PM | On Sale 11/19/14
    Praised as a "suave musical theater actor" (The Washington Post), Tony Award nominee Malcolm Gets (Amour, Merrily We Roll Along, HBO's Grey Gardens) returns, following his Kennedy Center debut in 2010's The Lisbon Traviata.

  • The Book of Mormon

    Jun. 16 - Aug. 16, 2015 | On Sale 3/16/15
    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.

  • Once

    Jul. 7 - Aug. 16, 2015 | On Sale 4/1/15
    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.


All programs are subject to change.