Washington DC enjoys great live stage theatre, including large venues such as the Kennedy Center and Arena Stage, historical locations such as the Warner and National Theatres' and unique venues such as Wolf Trap and Woolly Mammoth. No matter if your preference is traditional or modern,  Washington has a Theatre for you.

 

          

Arena Stage 

Dedicated to American Theatre

1101 6th Street SW,  Washington DC  

 

 The Capitol Steps

Satirical Political Comedy 

Perfomances in the Ronald Reagan Building, 1300 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW  Washington DC  

 

 Folger Shakespeare Library and Theatre

Worlds largest collection of Shakespeare materials.  

201 East Capitol Street SE, Washington DC  

 

 Ford's Theatre

The location of President Lincoln's assassination. The theatre is a National Historic site and working stage theatre 

511 10th Street NW,   Washington DC 

 

 John F Kennedy Center

Living Memorial to President Kennedy. The theatre includes performances from across  America and around the World.  

2700 F Street NW,      Washington DC  

 

National Theatre  

"The Theatre of the Presidents", located 3 blocks from the White House. National and International productions.

1321 Pennsylvania Avenue NW, Washington DC  

 

 Studio Theatre

Contemporary Theatre 

1501 14th Street NW, Washington DC  

 

 The Improv Comedy Club

Improvised Theatre, from Comedy to Politics 

1835 14th Street NW,  Washington DC 

 

 The Shakespeare Theatre Company

Shakespeare and his contemporaries 

450 7th Street NW,     Washington DC  

 

 The Warehouse Theatre & Cafe

Visual Arts and 120 seat black box theater 

1021 7th Street NW,   Washington DC 

 

 The Washington Ballet

Washington School of Ballet. Presentations from International performers and choreographers 

Performances at many of DC's finest theatre's 

 

 Warner Theatre

An original Vaudeville and silent movie theatre. Current performances include international and national recording artists, dance and television presentations 

513 13th Street NW,   Washington DC  

 

 Wolf Trap National Park for the Performing Arts

Outdoor stage for performing arts and Opera 

1551 Trap Road, Virginia 

 

 Woolly Mammoth Theatre Company

Dedicated to cutting edge new productions 

 641 D Street NW,      Washington DC