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Past Events: Theater

  • My Fair Lady

    Dec. 27, 2007 - Jan. 20, 2008
    2007-2008 Season
    The acclaimed West End production of Lerner & Loewe's beloved musical comes to the Kennedy Center, featuring the classic songs "I Could Have Danced All Night," "Wouldn't It Be Loverly," and many more.

  • Happy Days with Fiona Shaw - The National Theatre of Great Britain

    Nov. 23 - 29, 2007
    2007-2008 Season
    Fiona Shaw stars with Tim Potter in London's Royal National Theatre production of Samuel Beckett's absurdist play that reflects the existential terror and wild humor of modern life.

  • Barbara Cook's Spotlight: Lillias White

    Fri., Nov. 16, 2007, 7:30 PM
    2007-2008 Season
    Tony winner Lillias White performs her program My Guy Cy in this theater cabaret performance series curated by Broadway legend Barbara Cook.

  • Barbara Cook's Spotlight: Judy Kuhn

    Fri., Oct. 26, 2007, 7:30 PM
    2007-2008 Season
    Three-time Tony nominee Judy Kuhn performs in this theater cabaret performance series curated by Broadway legend Barbara Cook.

  • Barbara Cook's Spotlight: Barbara Cook

    Oct. 19 - 20, 2007
    2007-2008 Season
    For one performance only, Broadway legend Barbara Cook kicks off a theater cabaret performance series named in her honor.

  • My Trip to Al-Qaeda

    Sep. 22 - 27, 2007
    2007-2008 Season
    Pulitzer Prize-winning author Lawrence Wright performs his gripping, highly personal narrative that weaves the details of Al-Qaeda's rise to power into a compelling, eye-opening story.

  • The Phantom of the Opera

    Jun. 20 - Aug. 12, 2007
    2006-2007 Season
    Andrew Lloyd Webber's Broadway phenomenon traces the tragic love story of a beautiful opera singer and the mysterious figure that haunts the Paris Opera.

  • Mrs. Packard: Fund for New American Plays

    Jun. 16 - 24, 2007
    2006-2007 Season
    New Jersey's renowned McCarter Theatre Company performs this fascinating account of one woman's determination to right a system gone terribly wrong.

  • Royal Shakespeare Company: Coriolanus

    Apr. 13 - May 6, 2007
    2006-2007 Season
    The Royal Shakespeare Company returns with Shakespeare's tragedy Coriolanus as part of the citywide festival, Shakespeare in Washington.

  • The Tempest/La TempĂȘte

    Mar. 22 - 24, 2007
    2006-2007 Season
    Performed with virtual characters interacting with live actors, Shakespeare's powerful words are matched with an equally powerful storm--brought to life through spectacular multimedia effects.

  • Carnival!

    Feb. 17 - Mar. 11, 2007
    2006-2007 Season
    This new Kennedy Center production revives the classic 1961 musical based on the film Lili, in which a young orphan girl joins a traveling circus.

  • Bill Irwin and Kathleen Turner in Edward Albee's Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?

    Jan. 4 - 28, 2007
    2006-2007 Season
    The divine Kathleen Turner and the dazzling Bill Irwin reprise their roles from the electrifying 2005 Broadway production of Edward Albee's masterpiece.

  • The Light in the Piazza

    Dec. 19, 2006 - Jan. 7, 2007
    2006-2007 Season
    The six-time Tony-winning musical tells the story of a mother and daughter traveling through Italy, and the daughter's romance with a handsome Italian man, despite the mother's objections.

  • Twelve Angry Men

    Oct. 3 - 22, 2006
    2006-2007 Season
    Richard Thomas and George Wendt star in the Tony-nominated production of the critically acclaimed 2005 Broadway revival.

  • Waiting for Godot

    Oct. 3 - 5, 2006
    2006-2007 Season
    Two tramps meet by the roadside, and endlessly wait for someone--or something--named Godot.

  • The Reduced Shakespeare Company: All the Great Books (abridged)

    Jul. 11 - 30, 2006
    2005-2006 Season
    From a reduced Proust to a short Longfellow, "this trio of modern Marx Brothers will have you in stitches" (The Boston Herald) as they compress 83 of history's preeminent tomes into ninety-eight minutes.

  • The Reduced Shakespeare Company: The Complete History of America (abridged)

    Jul. 5 - 28, 2006
    2005-2006 Season
    600 years of history is covered in 6,000 seconds! The three cultural guerillas of the Reduced Shakespeare Company take audiences on a ninety-minute roller coaster ride through the glorious quagmire that is American history.

  • Little Women, the Broadway Musical

    Jun. 27 - Jul. 23, 2006
    2005-2006 Season
    Join the remarkable March sisters--Meg, Jo, Beth, and Amy--as one of America's most beloved books soars to the stage starring Maureen McGovern.

  • Love-Lies-Bleeding

    Jun. 17 - 25, 2006
    2005-2006 Season
    Steppenwolf Theatre Company co-produces Don DeLillo's riveting drama as part of The Kennedy Center Fund for New American Plays.

  • Mame

    May 27 - Jul. 2, 2006
    2005-2006 Season
    Tony and Emmy winner Christine Baranski stars as madcap Mame in an all-new Kennedy Center production of the delightful musical.

  • Royal Shakespeare Company: The Canterbury Tales, Part 2

    Apr. 19 - May 7, 2006
    2005-2006 Season
    The RSC presents a brand-new adaptation of Chaucer's timeless classic about a boisterous and bawdy storytelling competition.

  • Royal Shakespeare Company: The Canterbury Tales, Part 1

    Apr. 15 - May 6, 2006
    2005-2006 Season
    The RSC presents a brand-new adaptation of Chaucer's timeless classic about a boisterous and bawdy storytelling competition.

  • The Subject Was Roses

    Jan. 7 - 29, 2006
    2005-2006 Season
    A young man returns from WWII to find his parents are strangers--to him and each other--in this powerful drama that won the Pulitzer Prize and Best Play Tony Award(r) in 1965.

  • The Kennedy Center Wicked

    Dec. 21, 2005 - Jan. 15, 2006
    2005-2006 Season
    The untold story of the witches of Oz is the most spellbinding new Broadway musical in years.

  • Hairspray

    Jul. 13 - Aug. 21, 2005
    2004-2005 Season
    Winner of nine 2003 Tony Awards(r), Broadway's blockbuster musical comes to the Kennedy Center.

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