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Attending a theatre workshop could be tremendous fun and an absolute stress buster. Be it improv, musicals, open mics, screening or performing arts plays, we have got it all covered. If you wish to step into the world of theatre and want to learn acting or storytelling, you can even register for theatre workshops happening in Washington. Express and Impress and Collaborate with the theatre artists and hone your skills by simply attending a few theatre events every week or during weekends. Find out the best theatre events in Washington. You will be surprised to find yourself locked in a laughter riot with your friends.

Upcoming Theatre Events in Washington

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Winter 2019 Members Meeting: Advocacy Edition

The Kreeger Museum , 2401 Foxhall Road, NW, Washington, United States

Wed Feb 20 2019
04:30 pm to 06:00 pm

Argentina and Spain celebrate Miguel de Unamuno’s literary works

Embassy of Argentina , 1600 New Hampshire Avenue Northwest, Washington, United States

Wed Feb 20 2019
06:30 pm to 08:00 pm

Argentina y España celebran la obra de Miguel de Unamuno

Embassy of Argentina in the United States1600 New Hampshire Ave , NW, Washington, District of Columbia 20009, United States

Wed Feb 20 2019
06:30 pm to 08:30 pm

The Coalition DJ's DMV Present: New Music Wednesdays

Stadium Club , 2127 Queens Chapel Road Northeast, Washington, United States

Wed Feb 20 2019 at 10:00 pm to Thu Feb 21 2019 at 12:00 am

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THE DIGILOGUE POWERED BY WEWORK / OFFLINE MEET-UP / FEB 21ST / MUSIC + TECH NETWORKING EVENT / DC / FREE

WeWork Metropolitan Square , 1440 G ST NW, WASHINGTON, United States

Thu Feb 21 2019
06:00 pm to 08:30 pm
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Gerardo Contino y Los Habaneros on Millennium Stage

Millennium Stage2700 F St NW , Washington, District of Columbia 20566, United States

Thu Feb 21 2019
06:00 pm to 07:00 pm

RAW:Washington, DC presents Reflect featuring AJay "EntertAinA"

The Howard Theatre620 T St NW , Washington, District of Columbia 20001, United States

Thu Feb 21 2019
06:00 pm to 09:00 pm

Shannon Gunn and the Bullettes

Sotto , 1610 14th Street Northwest, Washington, United States

Thu Feb 21 2019
08:00 pm to 11:00 pm

Feb 22 2019

Taylor Ashton at The Miracle Theatre

The Miracle Theatre535 8th St SE , Washington, District of Columbia 20003, United States

Fri Feb 22 2019 at 03:00 pm

Dr. Yolanda's First Annual Heart-to-Heart Red Carpet Affair

1801 Mississippi Ave SE , 1801 Mississippi Avenue Southeast, Washington, United States

Fri Feb 22 2019
06:00 pm to 09:00 pm
Fri Feb 22 2019
06:30 pm to 09:30 pm

"The Military Enlightenment", book talk & signing

Alliance Française de Washington DC , 2142 Wyoming Avenue NW, Washington, United States

Fri Feb 22 2019
07:00 pm to 09:30 pm

A Raisin in the Sun (play) - Encore Performances!!!

Sitar Arts Center - Delaski Theater , 1700 Kalorama Road, NW , Washington, United States

Fri Feb 22 2019
07:00 pm to 09:30 pm

Comedy Show Ralph Harris from ABC's "On Our Own", Comedy Central, HBO

DC Comedy Loft and Bier Baron Tavern , 1523 22nd Street Northwest, Washington, United States

Fri Feb 22 2019
07:30 pm to 09:00 pm

Dew Drop Laugh Inn vol 6 Black History Edition

Dew Drop Inn , 2801 8th Street Northeast, Washington, United States

Fri Feb 22 2019
07:30 pm to 10:00 pm

Matvei Sigalov

Sotto , 1610 14th Street Northwest, Washington, United States

Fri Feb 22 2019
08:00 pm to 11:00 pm

HiScore DC: Mario Kart Tournament // Dance Party

Ten Tigers Parlour3813 Georgia Avenue NW , Washington, District of Columbia 20011, United States

Fri Feb 22 2019 at 08:00 pm to Sat Feb 23 2019 at 03:00 am

Feb 23 2019

Dorothy Lincoln Smith Classical Voice Competition - DC Chapter

National Presbyterian Church , Choir Room , Washington, United States

Sat Feb 23 2019
09:30 am to 09:30 pm

Bright Star Theatre: Meet Dr. King

The National Theatre , 1321 Pennsylvania Avenue NW, Washington, United States

Sat Feb 23 2019
09:30 am to 10:30 am

The Magic Duel at The Mayflower Feb 23, 2019 5 PM

The Mayflower Hotel , Autograph Collection, 1127 Connecticut Ave NW, Washington, United States

Sat Feb 23 2019
05:00 pm to 06:30 pm

The Magic Duel at The Mayflower Feb 23, 2019 8 PM

The Mayflower Hotel , Autograph Collection, 1127 Connecticut Ave NW, Washington, United States

Sat Feb 23 2019
08:00 pm to 09:30 pm

Feb 24 2019

"The Breakfast Club" Themed Brunch

901 9th St NW , 901 9th Street Northwest, Washington, United States

Sun Feb 24 2019
11:00 am to 03:30 pm

Eya and Niccolo Seligmann: Juggling the Middle Ages Concert

Dumbarton Oaks1703 32nd St NW , Washington, District of Columbia 20007, United States

Sun Feb 24 2019
02:00 pm to 04:00 pm

Lena Herzog's Last Whispers: An Oratorio for Vanishing Voices

Millennium Stage2700 F St NW , Washington, District of Columbia 20566, United States

Sun Feb 24 2019
06:00 pm to 09:00 pm

Feb 26 2019

"A Body of Beckett"--A Performance Lecture by Lisa Dwan

McNeir Auditorium , New North Hall, Washington, United States

Tue Feb 26 2019
06:00 pm to 08:00 pm

Utsav Lal on Millennium Stage

Millennium Stage2700 F St NW , Washington, District of Columbia 20566, United States

Tue Feb 26 2019
06:00 pm to 07:00 pm

LIVE! From Busboys Talent Showcase Open Mic | Takoma | February 26, 2019 | Hosted by Rob Hinkal

Busboys and Poets , 235 Carroll St NW, Washington, United States

Tue Feb 26 2019
07:00 pm to 09:00 pm

Feb 27 2019

The Future of the US-Saudi Relationship post-Khashoggi

1779 Massachusetts Ave NW , Washington, United States

Wed Feb 27 2019
12:00 pm to 02:00 pm

Venezuela in Crisis: What Happens Next?

Bay Atlantic University (BAU) , 1510 H Street NW, Washington, United States

Wed Feb 27 2019
01:00 pm to 02:30 pm

Latinx Immigrant Stories & the Arts - Panel

Embassy of Peru , 1700 Massachusetts Ave NW, Washington, United States

Wed Feb 27 2019
06:00 pm to 08:30 pm

The Washington, D.C. Premiere of Rigged: The Voter Suppression Playbook

Burke Theater , 701 Pennsylvania Avenue Northwest, Washington, United States

Wed Feb 27 2019
06:00 pm to 09:00 pm

FREELANCERS: Between Headlines and Hope

American University School of Communication , 4400 Massachusetts Avenue Northwest, Washington, United States

Wed Feb 27 2019
07:00 pm to 09:00 pm

Feb 28 2019

Bridging the Divide: School Integration Designs

Carnegie Endowment Conference Center , 1779 Massachusetts Avenue, NW, Washington, United States

Thu Feb 28 2019
08:15 am to 12:00 pm

Hometown Sounds presents Champion Sound Band at Millennium Stage

The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts2700 F St NW , Washington, District of Columbia 20566, United States

Thu Feb 28 2019
05:30 pm to 07:00 pm

Perfect Your Pitch: Storytelling for Entrepreneurs

WeWork Chinatown , 718 7th St NW, Washington, United States

Thu Feb 28 2019
06:00 pm to 08:30 pm

Nicol Turner Lee on Voter Suppression: 1870-2018

Woman's National Democratic Club , 1526 New Hampshire Ave NW, Washington, District of Columbia 20036, Washington, United States

Thu Feb 28 2019
06:30 pm to 08:00 pm

East City Bookshop Presents Irshad Manji, Don't Label Me

The Miracle Theatre , 535 8th Street Southeast, Washington, United States

Thu Feb 28 2019
07:00 pm to 09:00 pm

Staged Reading: Black Pearl Sings!

Hill Center921 Pennsylvania Ave SE , Washington, District of Columbia 20003, United States

Thu Feb 28 2019
07:00 pm to 09:00 pm

Comedy Show Viral Star Trevor Wallace from MTV2, Buzzfeed

DC Comedy Loft and Bier Baron Tavern , 1523 22nd Street Northwest, Washington, United States

Thu Feb 28 2019
07:30 pm to 09:00 pm

Mar 01 2019

Ward 4 "Ferebee Friday": Meet DCPS Acting Chancellor

Qualia Coffee (Ward 4) , 3917 Georgia Avenue, NW, Washington, United States

Fri Mar 01 2019
08:00 am to 09:30 am

Sasheer Zamata from UCB, SNL and "Pursuit of Sexiness" at Drafthouse DC

Drafthouse Comedy Theater , 1100 13th Street Northwest, Washington, United States

Fri Mar 01 2019
07:00 pm to 08:10 pm

Lauren White

Sotto , 1610 14th Street Northwest, Washington, United States

Fri Mar 01 2019
08:00 pm to 11:00 pm

Bad Medicine and ShawnMikael[s]!

The Unified Scene Theater80 T St NW , Washington, District of Columbia 20001, United States

Fri Mar 01 2019 at 08:00 pm

Playmakers Comedy Blitz

Smith Public Trust , 3514 12th Street Northeast, Washington, United States

Fri Mar 01 2019 at 10:00 pm to Sat Mar 02 2019 at 02:00 am

LIVE! From Busboys | 14th & V | March 1, 2019 | Hosted by Beny Blaq

Busboys and Poets 14th and V , 2021 14th St NW , Washington, United States

Fri Mar 01 2019 at 11:00 pm to Sat Mar 02 2019 at 01:00 am

Mar 02 2019

Bright Star Theatre: George Washington Carver

The National Theatre , 1321 Pennsylvania Avenue NW, Washington, United States

Sat Mar 02 2019
09:30 am to 10:30 am

Gaby Moreno on Millennium Stage

Millennium Stage2700 F St NW , Washington, District of Columbia 20566, United States

Sat Mar 02 2019
06:00 pm to 07:00 pm

Sasheer Zamata from UCB, SNL and "Pursuit of Sexiness" at Drafthouse DC

Drafthouse Comedy Theater , 1100 13th Street Northwest, Washington, United States

Sat Mar 02 2019
07:00 pm to 08:10 pm

THE QUIET AMERICAN and NEWSFRONT double feature special and Q&A w/director Phillip Noyce

The Miracle Theatre , 535 8th Street Southeast, Washington, United States

Sat Mar 02 2019
07:30 pm to 11:30 pm

Bad Medicine and Designer Breeds

The Unified Scene Theater , 80 T St NW, Washington, District of Columbia 20001, Washington, United States

Sat Mar 02 2019 at 08:00 pm

Mar 03 2019

Monologue Madness 2019 Actor Registration

Theatre Location TBD , 301 Tingey Street SE, Washington, United States

Sun Mar 03 2019
10:00 am to 05:00 pm

Mar 04 2019

Creative Confidence: transforming your ideas into reality

The Lemon Collective , 808 Upshur Street Northwest, Washington, United States

Mon Mar 04 2019
07:00 pm to 09:00 pm

Mar 05 2019

Fusing national and subnational climate action to enhance global ambition

Rome Building , 1619 Massachusetts Avenue Northwest, Washington, United States

Tue Mar 05 2019
12:30 pm to 02:00 pm

Immigration Book Discussion: The House of Broken Angels (Urrea)

Politics and Prose at Union Market1270 5th St NE , Washington, District of Columbia 20002, United States

Tue Mar 05 2019
07:00 pm to 08:30 pm

Mar 06 2019

A Conversation with Jerry Mitchell

American University School of Communication , 4400 Massachusetts Avenue Northwest, Washington, United States

Wed Mar 06 2019
06:30 pm to 09:00 pm

Mar 07 2019

Bridging America's Civil-Military Gap

Kenney-Herter Auditorium , 1740 Massachusetts Avenue NW, Washington, United States

Thu Mar 07 2019
02:45 pm to 09:00 pm

Mar 08 2019

Theater Show – Richard the Third (60% off)! – 20s & 30s Going Out Group

Shakespeare Theatre Company: Sidney Harman Hall , 610 F Street Northwest, Washington, United States

Fri Mar 08 2019
07:00 pm to 10:30 pm

Captain Marvel at The Uptown

AMC Loews Uptown 13426 Connecticut Ave Nw , Washington, District of Columbia 20008, United States

Fri Mar 08 2019
07:00 pm to 10:00 pm

An evening with House of Hamill presented by Maggiano's Concert Series

Maggiano's Little Italy , 5333 Wisconsin Avenue Northwest., Washington, United States

Fri Mar 08 2019
08:00 pm to 11:00 pm

Mar 09 2019

Group Visit to the Museum of the Bible

Museum of the Bible , 400 4th Street Southwest, Washington, United States

Sat Mar 09 2019
09:00 am to 02:00 pm

NextGen: Finding the Voices of Tomorrow

Arena Stage at the Mead Center for American Theater - Kreeger Theater , 1101 6th Street Southwest, Washington, United States

Sat Mar 09 2019
08:00 pm to 10:00 pm

Mar 10 2019

Latinx in DC Showcase: Jonathan Acosta Band

GALA Hispanic Theatre , 3333 14th St NW, Washington, United States

Sun Mar 10 2019
03:00 pm to 04:30 pm

Mar 11 2019

March 2019 Youth Poetry Slam Qualifier

Busboys And Poets , 625 Monroe St NE, Washington, United States

Mon Mar 11 2019
06:00 pm to 08:00 pm

German Cinema 101: Trace of Stones (Spur der Steine)

Landmark's West End Cinema , 2301 M Street Northwest, Washington, United States

Mon Mar 11 2019
06:30 pm to 09:30 pm

La Paloma At The Wall - Directors' Salon

Mexican Cultural Institute , 2829 16th Street Northwest, Washington, United States

Mon Mar 11 2019
07:00 pm to 09:00 pm

Mar 12 2019

Devising Hope: Intergenerational Theatre in DC

Busboys and Poets , 2021 14th Street Northwest, Washington, United States

Tue Mar 12 2019
07:00 pm to 08:00 pm

Mar 13 2019

2019 DC Love Out Loud

Lansburgh Theatre , 450 7th St NW, Washington, United States

Wed Mar 13 2019
07:00 pm to 09:00 pm

Walking the Jordan Trail

Northeast Neighborhood Library , 330 7th Street Northeast, Washington, United States

Wed Mar 13 2019
07:00 pm to 08:30 pm

Mar 14 2019

Crypton + Kravet: The Fabric Intelligence CEU

Washington Design Center , Kravet Showroom, Washington, United States

Thu Mar 14 2019
02:00 pm to 03:00 pm

Underground Comedy Presents: Chris Redd

The Big Hunt , 1345 Connecticut Avenue Northwest, Washington, United States

Thu Mar 14 2019
08:00 pm to 09:30 pm

Mar 15 2019

Ward 2 "Ferebee Friday": Meet DCPS Acting Chancellor

Steam Cafe (Ward 2) , 1700 17th Street, NW, Washington, United States

Fri Mar 15 2019
04:00 pm to 05:30 pm

Mar 16 2019

Unleash Your Inner Pirate w/ Sabrina Shahmir

CentroNía , 1420 Columbia Rd NW, Washington, District of Columbia 20009, Washington, United States

Sat Mar 16 2019
12:00 pm to 02:30 pm

The Magic Duel at The Mayflower March 16, 2019 5 PM

The Mayflower Hotel , Autograph Collection, 1127 Connecticut Ave NW, Washington, United States

Sat Mar 16 2019
05:00 pm to 06:30 pm

Alchemy of Great Taste 2019

Eastern Market , 225 7th Street Southeast, Washington, United States

Sat Mar 16 2019
07:00 pm to 11:00 pm

The Magic Duel at The Mayflower March 16, 2019 8 PM

The Mayflower Hotel , Autograph Collection1127 Connecticut Ave NW District Ballroom, Washington, District of Columbia 20036, United States

Sat Mar 16 2019
07:00 pm to 08:30 pm

The Magic Duel at The Mayflower March 16, 2019 8 PM

The Mayflower Hotel , Autograph Collection, 1127 Connecticut Ave NW, Washington, United States

Sat Mar 16 2019
08:00 pm to 09:30 pm

Mar 17 2019

Simulcast: Dreamers, featuring the Philharmonia Orchestra

Sidney Harman Hall , 610 F Street NW, Washington, United States

Sun Mar 17 2019
06:00 pm to 08:30 pm

Mar 18 2019

Pulitzer Center at EFF 2019: Climate Change, Telling the Human Story

Carnegie Institution for Science , Root Auditorium , Washington, United States

Mon Mar 18 2019
06:30 pm to 08:00 pm

Mar 20 2019

Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) Advisory Committee Meeting: March 20, 2019

U.S. National Archives and Records Administration , 700 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW, Washington, United States

Wed Mar 20 2019
10:00 am to 01:00 pm

Mar 21 2019

Norm MacDonald at Lincoln Theatre

The Lincoln Theatre1215 U St NW , Washington, District of Columbia 20009, United States

Thu Mar 21 2019 at 01:00 pm

Monologue Madness 2019

The Miracle Theatre , 535 8th St SE, Washington, United States

Thu Mar 21 2019
07:00 pm to 09:00 pm

Mar 22 2019

Ward 6 "Ferebee Friday": Meet DCPS Acting Chancellor

The Pretzel Bakery (Ward 6) , 257 15th Street, SE, Washington, United States

Fri Mar 22 2019
08:00 am to 09:30 am

Mar 23 2019

EFF: Exploring the Real World of Virtual Reality

National Geographic Museum1145 17th St NW , Washington, District of Columbia 20036, United States

Sat Mar 23 2019
12:00 pm to 03:00 pm

Environmental Film Festival: EXPLORING THE REAL WORLD OF VIRTUAL REALITY

National Geographic , 1145 17th Street Northwest, Washington, United States

Sat Mar 23 2019
01:00 pm to 03:00 pm

Sailor Moon The Super Live at NCBF Opening Ceremony 2019

Warner Theatre513 13th St NW , Washington, District of Columbia 20004, United States

Sat Mar 23 2019
04:00 pm to 05:30 pm

Mar 25 2019

Celebration of Philanthropy Honoring Anthony Williams

Greater Washington Community Foundation1325 G St NW , Washington, District of Columbia 20005, United States

Mon Mar 25 2019
05:00 pm to 08:00 pm

Mar 26 2019

LIVE! From Busboys Talent Showcase Open Mic | Takoma | March 26, 2019 | Hosted by Rob Hinkal

Busboys and Poets , 235 Carroll St NW, Washington, United States

Tue Mar 26 2019
07:00 pm to 09:00 pm

SCREENING: Sofia by Meryem Benm'Barek

La Maison Française @ the Embassy of France , 4101 Reservoir Rd NW, Washington, United States

Tue Mar 26 2019
07:00 pm to 10:00 pm

Mar 27 2019

How to Network - with Professor Chris Palmer

American University School of Communication , 4400 Massachusetts Avenue Northwest, Washington, United States

Wed Mar 27 2019
07:00 pm to 08:30 pm

Mauvaise Mer

La Maison Française at the Embassy of France , 4101 Reservoir Road NW, Washington, United States

Wed Mar 27 2019
07:00 pm to 08:30 pm

Mar 28 2019

Competition, Data and Innovation in the Digital Economy

Renaissance Hotel Downtown DC , 999 9th Street NW, Washington, United States

Thu Mar 28 2019
12:00 pm to 01:30 pm

Mar 29 2019

Morocco Day Business Luncheon CEO Summit 4th Edition

InterContinental The Willard Washington D.C. , 1401 Pennsylvania Avenue Northwest, Washington, United States

Fri Mar 29 2019
10:30 am to 05:00 pm

Ward 3 "Ferebee Friday": Meet DCPS Acting Chancellor

Tenley-Friendship Library (Ward 3) , 4450 Wisconsin Avenue, NW, Washington, United States

Fri Mar 29 2019
04:00 pm to 05:30 pm

Mar 30 2019

Sat Mar 30 2019
10:30 am to 12:00 pm

HENNY&WAFFLES WASHINGTON DC | MARCH 30 | HOWARD THEATRE

Howard Theatre , 620 T St NW, Washington, United States

Sat Mar 30 2019
01:00 pm to 08:00 pm

The Magic Duel at The Mayflower March 30, 2019 5 PM

The Mayflower Hotel , Autograph Collection, 1127 Connecticut Ave NW, Washington, United States

Sat Mar 30 2019
05:00 pm to 06:30 pm

Chopteeth at Pearl Street Warehouse

Pearl Street Warehouse33 Pearl Street SW , Washington, District of Columbia 20024, United States

Sat Mar 30 2019 at 07:00 pm

The Magic Duel at The Mayflower March 30, 2019 8 PM

The Mayflower Hotel , Autograph Collection, 1127 Connecticut Ave NW, Washington, United States

Sat Mar 30 2019
08:00 pm to 09:30 pm

Mar 31 2019

Empathy for the Other: Moving Past Toxic Dynamics in the Arts

202Creates , 200 I Street SE, Suite 1800, Washington, United States

Sun Mar 31 2019
11:00 am to 01:00 pm

Legend of the Jade Hairpin: Shanghai Kunqu Troupe

Meyer Auditorium , Freer Gallery of Art, Washington, United States

Sun Mar 31 2019
01:00 pm to 04:00 pm

Washington DC Theater

One of the cities that really loves its theater, Washington DC has something for everybody. There are musicals and plays from all over the world which feature often. The city is also home to some of the best theatres and even dinner tournaments among others. If you’re in and around Washington, there are a host of theatre-based events and activities for you to catch. Bring a friend or a date over and enjoy a magical time as the best artists put on quite a shot in the capital city. Here’s what you need to know:


Plays In Washington DC - What You Must Catch

Washington DC has plenty of plays that feature all-year long. If you love the classics, then the Aladdin Musical will be on sometime next year. You can catch Abu, Jasmine and co. At the Kennedy Center Opera House and relive your childhood in this cultural and musical extravaganza. There are so many other classic plays and musicals in Washington, including the likes of Finding Neverland, a musical rendition of the classic Disney story where you’re taken deep into the world of Captain Hook and Peter Pan!

If you are a fan of live theatre in Washington DC, then you must catch the Tony Award-winning play, Dear Evan Hansen. The dark comedy portrays the misunderstood youth of today in a touching and poignant manner and is one of the best plays of the past few years. Another classic Washington DC Broadway show includes Hello Dolly! The play has the legendary Bette Midler in the lead role, and after a successful revival on primetime broadway, you can catch it again in the city.


 Washington DC Theater - Where To Catch Live Events

Washington is also home to some awe-inspiring centers, including the Kennedy Center amongst others. There are also other places where you can catch some rib-tickling comedy events. The Washington Improv Theatre is a great place to witness the best comedians make up stuff on the spot, often to hilarious situations. 

Washington’s performing arts theatre include the likes of the National Theatre DC, which features classic plays such as the School of Rock. For a piece of history, you can head over to the Ford’s Theatre, which is also known as the venue where Abraham Lincoln was assassinated. However, the massive theatre hosts a wide gamut of some of the best American plays in history and is considered a historical venue for theatre lovers.

There are plenty of dinner theatres in DC as well. For someone looking for a slice of fun, the Medieval Style Dinner Tournament allows you to dress up from times of yore and witness many Medieval-styled events and activities, specially planned out for you.

With Allevents, you can catch some of the best theatre and musicals in Washington DC. Make sure you head over and plan your trip in advance to have the best time with friends and family!


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