2016-2017 Season at a Glance

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1st Stage

Lobby Hero2016/09/16September 8, 2016

1st Stage

Broadway Bound2016/11/15November 15, 2016

1st Stage

Trevor2017/02/02February 2, 2017

1st Stage

Well2017/03/23March 23, 2017

1st Stage

Ma Rainey's Black Bottom2017/06/01June 1, 2017

4615 Theatre Company

Aliens with Extraordinary Skills2016/08/20August 20, 2016

Adventure Theatre MTC

Knuffle Bunny: A Cautionary Musical2016/09/23September 23, 2016

Adventure Theatre MTC

The Lion, The Witch?2016/12/02December 2, 2016

Adventure Theatre MTC

Ella Enchanted2017/02/03February 3, 2017

Adventure Theatre MTC

Aladdin and the Wonderful Lamp2017/04/7April 7, 2017

Adventure Theatre MTC

Junie B. Jones2017/06/23June 23, 2017

Arena Stage

The Little Foxes2016/09/23September 23, 2016

Arena Stage

The Year of Magical Thinking2016/10/07October 7, 2016

Arena Stage

Carousel2016/10/28October 28, 2016

Arena Stage

Moby Dick2016/11/18November 18, 2016

Arena Stage

Roe2017/01/12January 12, 2017

Arena Stage

Watch on the Rhine2017/02/3February 3, 2017

Arena Stage

Intelligence2017/02/24February 24, 2017

Arena Stage

A Raisin in the Sun2017/03/31March 31, 2017

Arena Stage

Smart People2017/04/14April 14, 2017

Arts on the Arts on the Horizon

Adventures with Mr. Bear2016/12/18December 18, 2016

Arts on the Arts on the Horizon

Nutt and Bolt2017/03/29March 29, 2017

Arts on the Arts on the Horizon

By the Seashore2017/07/13July 13, 2017

Avant Bard

Tame.2016/11/13November 13, 2016

Avant Bard

The Gospel at Colonus2017/02/23February 23, 2017

Avant Bard

King Lear2017/05/25May 25, 2017

Brave Spirits Theatre

Antony and Cleopatra2016/09/14September 14, 2016

Brave Spirits Theatre

’Tis Pity She’s a Whore2017/03/30March 30, 2017

Brave Spirits Theatre

A King and No King2017/04/01April 1, 2017

Capitol Steps


Capitol Steps2016/08/01ongoing

Center Stage

Les Liaisons Dangereuses2016/11/26November 26, 2016

Center Stage

The White Snake2017/02/24February 24, 2017

Center Stage

Twisted Melodies2017/03/17March 17, 2017

Center Stage

Toni Morrison?s Jazz2017/05/19May 19, 2017

Chesapeake Shakespeare Company

Othello2016/09/16September 16, 2016

Chesapeake Shakespeare Company

Anne of the Thousand Days2016/10/21October 21, 2016

Chesapeake Shakespeare Company

A Christmas Carol2016/12/02December 2, 2016

Chesapeake Shakespeare Company

Richard III2017/02/10February 10, 2017

Chesapeake Shakespeare Company

The Taming of the Shrew2017/03/17March 17, 2017

Chesapeake Shakespeare Company

The Fantasticks2017/04/21April 21, 2017

Chesapeake Shakespeare Company

The Tempest2017/06/16June 16, 2017

Compass Rose Theater

Eleanor2016/09/23September 23, 2016

Compass Rose Theater

Hamlet2016/10/21October 21, 2016

Compass Rose Theater

Camelot2016/12/09December 9, 2016

Compass Rose Theater

God of Carnage2017/02/17February 17, 2017

Compass Rose Theater

Pygmalian2017/04/14April 14, 2017

Constellation Theatre Company

Peter and the Starcatcher2017/02/09February 9, 2017

Constellation Theatre Company

Urinetown2016/09/01September 1, 2016

Constellation Theatre Company

Metropolis2016/11/17November 17, 2016

Constellation Theatre Company

The Arabian Nights2017/05/04May 4, 2017

Contemporary American Theater Festival

TBA2017/07/07July 7 - 30, 2017

Creative Cauldron

Ruthless: The Musical2016/10/06October 6, 2016

Creative Cauldron

A Christmas Carol Memory2016/12/01December 1, 2016

Creative Cauldron

Blues in the night2017/02/09February 9, 2017

Creative Cauldron

Kaleidoscope2017/05/04May 4, 2017

Creative Cauldron

The Wizard of Oz2017/06/08June 8, 2017

Discovery Theater


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Beertown?s 21st Quinquennial Time Capsule Day Ceremony2016/10/18October 18, 2016

Everyman Theatre

Wait Until Dark2016/09/07September 7, 2016

Everyman Theatre

The Roommate201610/26October 26, 2016

Everyman Theatre

Dot2016/12/07December 7, 2016

Everyman Theatre

Great Expectations2017/02/01February 1, 2017

Everyman Theatre

Los Otros2017/03/22March 22, 2017

Everyman Theatre

Noises Off2017/05/17May 17, 2017

Faction of Fools

The Merchant of Venice2016/11/18November 18, 2016

Flying V Theatre

Be Awesome: A Theatrical Mix Tape of the 90?s2016/09/22September 22, 2016

FolgerTheatre

Sense and Sensibility2016/09/13September 13, 2016

FolgerTheatre

The Second Shepherd's Play2016/11/27November 27, 2016

FolgerTheatre

As You Like It2017/01/24January 24, 2017

FolgerTheatre

Timon of Athens2017/05/09May 9, 2017

Ford's Theatre

Come From Away2016/09/02September 2, 2016

Ford's Theatre

A Christmas Carol2016/11/17November 17, 2016

Ford's Theatre

Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf2017/01/21January 21, 2017

Ford's Theatre

Ragtime2017/03/10March 10, 2017

Forum Theatre

I Call My Brothers2016/09/09September 9, 2016

Forum Theatre

What Every Girl Should Know2017/03/17March/April, 2017

Forum Theatre

Dry Land2017/03/17March/April, 2017

GALA Hispanic Theatre

Cervantes: The Last Quixote2016/09/08September 8, 2016

GALA Hispanic Theatre

Volcanoes: Tales of El Salvador201610/08October 8, 2016

GALA Hispanic Theatre

Fuego Flamenco XII2016/11/04November 4, 2016

GALA Hispanic Theatre

Hecho en Puelto Rico2016/12/02December 2, 2016

GALA Hispanic Theatre

I Too Speak of the Rose2017/02/02February 2, 2017

GALA Hispanic Theatre

The Library House2017/03/13March 13, 2017

GALA Hispanic Theatre

Baby Boom in el Paraiso2017/03/25March 25, 2017

GALA Hispanic Theatre

In the Heights2017/04/20April 20, 2017

The Hub Theatre

The Magi2016/12/02December 2, 2016

The Hub Theatre

The Late Wedding2017/04/14April 14, 2017

The Hub Theatre

The Happiest Place on Earth2017/07/07July 7, 2017

Imagination Stage

The Miraculous Journey of Edward Tulane2016/10/08October 8, 2016

Imagination Stage

Disney's Beauty and the Beast2016/11/19November 19, 2016

Imagination Stage

The Freshest Snow Whyte2017/02/11February 11, 2017

Imagination Stage

The Jungle Book2017/04/22April 22, 2017

Imagination Stage

Wonderland2017/06/21June 21, 2017

Infinity Theatre

A Closer Walk with Patsy Cline2017/06/10June 10, 2017

Infinity Theatre

Godspell2017/07/01July 1, 2017

In Series

Who's the Boss? Pergolisi and Gilbert & Sullivan2016/09/11September 11, 2016

In Series

The Romantics2016/10/23October 23, 2016

In Series

Enrique Granados? Goyescas 2016/12/11December 11, 2016

In Series

A Simple Melody: the Magic of Irving Berlin2017/01/07January 7, 2017

In Series

Don Pasquale2017/03/11March 11, 2017

In Series

Passion & Struggle2017/04/29April 29, 2017

In Series

Oberon : The Elf King?s Oath2017/06/10June 10, 2017

Iron Crow Theatre

Fucking A2017/02/03February 3, 2017

Iron Crow Theatre

Edith Can Shoot Things and Hit Them2017/03/31March 31, 2017

Iron Crow Theatre

Bootycandy2017/06/09June 9, 2017

Keegan Theatre

The Lonesome West2016/08/06August 6, 2016

Keegan Theatre

What We're Up Against2016/09/23September 23, 2016

Keegan Theatre

Six Degrees of Separation2016/11/05November 5, 2016

Keegan Theatre

An Irish Carol2016/12/17December 17, 2016

Keegan Theatre

Mack, Beth2017/01/20January 20, 2017

Keegan Theatre

Hamlette2017/01/28January 28, 2017

Keegan Theatre

Parade2017/03/11March 11, 2017

Keegan Theatre

Outside Mullingar2017/05/06May 6, 2017

Keegan Theatre

When We Were Young and Unafraid2017/06/17June 17, 2017

Shear Madness at the Kennedy Center

Shear Madness2016/08/01Ongoing

Kennedy Center

Page-to-Stage New Play Festival2016/09/03September 3, 2016

Kennedy Center

The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time2016/10/05October 5, 2016

Kennedy Center

Debbie Allen's Freeze Frame2016/10/27October 27, 2016

Kennedy Center

A View from the Bridge2016/11/18November 18, 2016

Kennedy Center

Into the Woods2016/12/06December 6, 2016

Kennedy Center

The Second City's A Christmas Carol: Twist Your Dickens2016/12/09December 9, 2016

Kennedy Center

Wicked2016/12/14December 14, 2016

Kennedy Center

The Gabriels: Election Year in the Life of One Family (Three-Play Cycle)2017/01/07January 7, 2017

Kennedy Center

Hungry: Chapter 1 of The Gabriels2017/01/10January 10, 2017

Kennedy Center

What Did You Expect?: Chapter 2 of The Gabriels2017/01/11January 11, 2017

Kennedy Center

Women of a Certain Age: Chapter 3 of The Gabriels2017/01/12January 12, 2017

Kennedy Center

Ex Machina/Robert Lepage: Needles and Opium2017/03/16March 16, 2017

Kennedy Center

Teatro El Público: Antigonón, un contingente épico2017/03/21March 21, 2017

Kennedy Center

Sulayman Al Bassam: Petrol Station2017/03/24March 24, 2017

Kennedy Center

Peter Brook's Battlefield2017/03/29March 29, 2017

Kennedy Center

Chicago2017/04/04April 4, 2017

Kennedy Center

The Last Two People on Earth: An Apocalyptic Vaudeville2017/04/11April 11, 2017

Kennedy Center

Maly Drama Theatre: Three Sisters2017/04/26April 26, 2017

Kennedy Center

Rodgers & Hammerstein's The Sound of Music2017/06/13June 13, 2017

Kennedy Center

Hedwig and the Angry Inch2017/06/13June 13, 2017

Kennedy Center

Cabaret2017/07/11July 11, 2017

Kennedy Center

Rodgers & Hammerstein's The King and I2017/07/18July 18, 2017

Kennedy Center Theatre for Young Audiences

Flowers Stink2016/09/24September 24, 2016

Kennedy Center Theatre for Young Audiences

All the Way Live!2016/10/15October 15, 2016

Kennedy Center Theatre for Young Audiences

Where Words Once Were2016/11/05November 5, 2016

Kennedy Center Theatre for Young Audiences

Bud, Not Buddie2017/01/12January 12, 2017

Kennedy Center Theatre for Young Audiences

From the Mouths of Monsters2017/03/10March 10, 2017

Kennedy Center Theatre for Young Audiences

Grug and the Rainbow2017/03/18March 18, 2017

Kennedy Center Theatre for Young Audiences

To Sail Around the Sun2017/03/25March 25, 2017

Kennedy Center Theatre for Young Audiences

Nearly Lear2017/05/12May 12, 2017

Kennedy Center Theatre for Young Audiences

Mouth Open, Story Jump Out2017/05/20May 20, 2017

Kennedy Center Theatre for Young Audiences

Titus2017/05/20May 20, 2017

Kennedy Center Theatre for Young Audiences

Hip Hop Culture: /peh-LO-tah/2017/06/09June 9, 2017

Live Garra Theatre

A Matter of Perspective2016/10/04October 4, 2016

LiveArt DC


Loves LaBEERS Lost2016/11/29September 29, 2016

Maryland Ensemble Theatre

Bad Jews2016/09/16September 16, 2016

Maryland Ensemble Theatre

Family Holiday2016/12/02December 2, 2016

Maryland Ensemble Theatre

Top Girls2017/02/10February 10, 2017

Maryland Ensemble Theatre

Peter and the Starcatcher2017/04/14April 14, 2017

Maryland Ensemble Theatre

Fred's Diner2017/05/26May 26, 2017

MetroStage

Blackberry Daze2016/09/01September 1, 2016

MetroStage

Fully Committed2016/12/08December 8, 2016

MetroStage

The Gin Game2017/02/02February 2, 2017

MetroStage

Master Class2017/05/04May 4, 2017

Monumental theatre

5 Lesbians Eating a Quiche2017/05/06May 6, 2017

Monumental theatre

Bonnie and Clyde: A Musical2017/07/10Summer, 2017

Mosaic Theater

Satchmo at the Waldorf2016/08/25August 25, 2016

Mosaic Theater

Milk Like Sugar2016/11/02November 2, 2016

Mosaic Theater

Charm2017/01/05January 5, 2017

Mosaic Theater

Hooded: Or Being Black for Dummies2017/01/25January 25, 2017

Mosaic Theater

The Blood Knot2017/03/29March 29, 2017

Mosaic Theater

A Human Being Died that Night2017/04/06April 6, 2017

Mosaic Theater

Ulysses on Bottles2017/05/18May 18. 2017

Mosaic Theater

The Return2017/06/07June 7, 2017

National Theatre

Once2016/11/25November 25, 2016

National Theatre

Dr Seuss' How The Grinch?2016/12/13December 13, 2016

National Theatre

Fun Home2017/04/18April 18, 2017

National Theatre

Rent2017/06/20June 20, 2017

NextStop Theatre Company

Much Ado About Nothing2017/01/19January 19, 2017

NextStop Theatre Company

K22017/04/06April 6, 2017

NextStop Theatre Company

Catch Me If You Can2016/9/08September 8, 2016

NextStop Theatre Company

Eurydice by Sarah Ruhl2016/10/27October 27, 2016

NextStop Theatre Company

Urinetown the Musical2017/05/25May 25, 2017

Nu Sass Productions

43 1/2: The Greatest Deaths of Shakespeare's Tragedies2016/10/20October 20, 2016

Olney Theatre Center

The Diary of Anne Frank2016/09/14September 14, 2016

Olney Theatre Center

Mary Poppins2016/11/02November 2, 2016

Olney Theatre Center

Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street2017/02/01February 1, 2017

Olney Theatre Center

Fickle: A Fancy French Farce2017/03/01March 1, 2017

Olney Theatre Center

The Magic Play2017/04/12April 12, 2017

Olney Theatre Center

Proof2017/05/17May 17, 2017

Olney Theatre Center

My Fair Lady2017/06/21June 21, 2017

Olney Theatre Center

Thurgood2017/07/14July 14, 2017

Open Circle Theatre

The Who's Tommy2016/10/28October 28, 2016

Opera Lafayette

Menu: Plaisirs2016/11/18November 18, 2016

Opera Lafayette

Léonore, ou l'amour conjugal2017/02/19February 19, 2017

Opera Lafayette

Les Indes Galantes, Part IV2017/05/31May 31, 2017

Pallace Theatre

Crazy Mary Lincoln2017/06/01June 1, 2017

Perisphere Theater

Copenhagen2016/11/30November 30, 2016

Peter's Alley Theatre Productions

Dinner with Friends2016/09/09September 9, 2016

Pinky Swear Productions

Lizzie2017/01/12January 12, 2017

Pointless Theatre

King Ubu2016/12/08December 8, 2016

Pointless Theatre

.Dot :: A RotoPlastic Ballet2017/04/04April 4, 2017

Quotidian Theatre

The Night Alive2016/10/20October 20, 2016

Quotidian Theatre

Doubt2017/04/07April 7, 2017

Quotidian Theatre

The Habitation of Dragons2017/07/14July 14, 2017

Rep Stage

The Other Place2016/09/07September 7, 2016

Rep Stage

American Hero2016/11/2November 2, 2016

Rep Stage

H2O2017/02/05February 5, 2017

Rep Stage

Dorian's Closet2017/04/26April 26, 2017

Rorschach Theatre

A Bid to Save the World2016/09/09September 9, 2016

Rorschach Theatre

Forgotten Kingdoms2017/04/21April 21, 2017

Round House Theatre

Angels in America: The Millennium Approaches2016/09/07September 7, 2016

Round House Theatre

Angels in America: Perestroika2016/09/25September 25, 2016

Round House Theatre

Miss Bennet: Christmas at Pemberley2016/11/23November 23, 2016

Round House Theatre

Caroline, Or Change2017/01/25January 25, 2017

Round House Theatre

Or,2017/04/12April 12, 2017

Round House Theatre

August Wilson's How I Learned What I Learned2017/06/07June 7, 2017

Scena Theatre at Atlas Performing Arts Center

Report to an Academy2016/08/28August 28, 2016

Shakespeare Theatre Company

The Tempest (Free for All)2016/08/16August 16, 2016

Shakespeare Theatre Company

Romeo & Juliet2016/09/13September 13, 2016

Shakespeare Theatre Company

The Secret Garden2016/12/25November 15, 2016

Shakespeare Theatre Company

King Charles III2017/02/07February 7, 2017

Shakespeare Theatre Company

The Select2017/02/18February 18, 2017

Shakespeare Theatre Company

Macbeth2017/04/25April 25, 2017

Shakespeare Theatre Company

The School for Lies2017/05/30May 30, 2017

Signature Theatre

Jelly's Last Jam2016/08/02August 2, 2016

Signature Theatre

The Gulf2016/09/13September 13, 2016

Signature Theatre

Freaky Friday2016/10/04October 4, 2016

Signature Theatre

Silver Belles2016/11/22November 22, 2016

Signature Theatre

Titanic: The Musical2016/12/13December 13, 2016

Signature Theatre

Mrs. Miller Does Her Thing2017/02/28February 28, 2017

Signature Theatre

Midwestern Gothic2017/03/14March 14, 2017

Signature Theatre

Jesus Christ Superstar2017/05/09May 9, 2017

Solas Nua

Little Thing, Big Thing2016/11/10November 10, 2016

Solas Nua

Coolatully2017/03/09March 9, 2017

Spooky Action Theatre

Rameau's Nephew2016/10/20October 20, 2016

Spooky Action Theatre

The River2017/02/02February 2, 2017

Studio Theatre

Cloud 92016/09/07September 7, 2016

Studio Theatre

Motherstruck2016/09/28September 28, 2016

Studio Theatre

Straight White Men2016/11/09November 9, 2016

Studio Theatre

The Hard Problem2017/01/11January 11, 2017

Studio Theatre

I Wanna Fucking Tear You Apart2017/02/01February 1, 2017

Studio Theatre

Three Sisters2017/03/08March 8, 2017

Studio Theatre

No Sisters2017/03/16March 16, 2017

Studio Theatre

The Father2017/05/10May 10, 2017

Studio Theatre

Wig Out!2017/07/02July 2, 2017

Synetic Theater

Dante's Inferno2016/09/28September 28, 2016

Synetic Theater

The Music Box2016/10/08October 8, 2016

Synetic Theater

The Miraculous Magical Balloon2016/10/15October 15, 2016

Synetic Theater

Sleeping Beauty2016/12/07December 7, 2016

Synetic Theater

The Taming of the Shrew2017/02/15February 15, 2017

Synetic Theater

The Hunchback of Notre Dame2017/05/10May 10, 2017

Synetic Theater

Carmen2017/07/19July 19, 2017

The Klunch

The Last Class: A Jazzercise Play2016/08/20August 20, 2016

The Klunch

Laura Bush Killed a Guy2017/05/04May 4, 2017

Theater Alliance

brownsville song (b-side for tray)2016/09/15September 15, 2016

Theater Alliance

Black Nativity2016/11/23November 23, 2016

Theater Alliance

Mnemonic2017/03/16March 16, 2017

Theater Alliance

A Beautiful Thing2017/06/08June 8, 2017

Theater J

The Last Schwartz2016/09/07September 7, 2016

Theater J

The Christians2016/11/16November 16, 2016

Theater J

Oy Vey in a Manger2016/12/20December 20, 2016

Theater J

Copenhagen2017/01/05January 5, 2017

Theater J

The How and The Why2017/02/15February 15, 2017

Theater J

Brighton Beach Memoirs2017/04/05April 5, 2017

Theater J

Broken Glass2017/06/14June 14, 2017

Toby's Dinner Theatre

Sister Act2016/09/08September 8, 2016

Toby's Dinner Theatre

A Christmas Carol2016/11/17November 17, 2016

Toby's Dinner Theatre

Show Boat2017/01/12January 12, 2017

Toby's Dinner Theatre

Disney's Beauty and the Beast2017/03/23March 23, 2017

Toby's Dinner Theatre

Joseph and the Amazing Techinolor Dreamcoat2017/06/15June 15, 2017

Unexpected Stage

Zombie Prom2016/10/06October 6, 2016

UrbanArias

The Man Who Mistook His Wife for a Hat201610/15October 15, 2016

UrbanArias

Lucy2017/04/01April 1, 2017

UrbanArias

The Blind2017/06/03June 3, 2017

Venus Theatre

Rock the Line2016/09/15September 15, 2016

Venus Theatre

Soft Revolution: Safana and Aunt Sarrinah2016/11/17November 17, 2016

Venus Theatre

Suffrage Plays2017/03/16March 16, 2017

Venus Theatre

Tunnel Vision2017/05/11May 11, 2017

Washington National Opera

The Marriage of Figaro2016/11/22September 22, 2016

Washington National Opera

The Daughter of the Regiment2016/11/12November 12, 2016

Washington National Opera

The Dictator's Wife2017/01/13January 13, 2017

Washington National Opera

Dead Man Walking2017/02/25February 25, 2017

Washington National Opera

Champion2017/03/04March 4, 2017

Washington National Opera

Madame Butterfly2017/05/06May 6, 2017

Washington Stage Guild

It's a Wonderful Life: A Live Radio Play2016/11/25November 25, 2016

Washington Stage Guild

Last Train to Nibroc2017/01/26January 26.2017

Washington Stage Guild

Back to Methuselah: As Far As Thought Can Reach2017/03/23March 23, 2017

Woolly Mammoth Theatre Company

Collective Rage: A Play in Five Boops2016/09/07September 7, 2016

Woolly Mammoth Theatre Company

Kiss2016/10/10October 10, 2016

Woolly Mammoth Theatre Company

The Trump Card2016/10/25October 25, 2016

Woolly Mammoth Theatre Company

The Second City's Black Side of the Moon2016/11/12November 12, 2016

Woolly Mammoth Theatre Company

Baby Screams Miracle2017/01/30January 30, 2017

Woolly Mammoth Theatre Company

Pike Street2017/03/27March 27, 2017

Woolly Mammoth Theatre Company

Hir2017/05/22May 22, 2017

Lorraine Treanor About Lorraine Treanor

Lorraine Treanor has been editor of DC Theatre Scene since 2006. She has produced plays and concerts in her hometown of Chicago, and twice in the Capital Fringe festival. Her daughter Nina Norris is an artist working in Chicago. Life's a blast because she shares it with writer Tim Treanor.

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  1. Lonna Shafritz says:

    Hi – this used to be searchable by date. Is it still? That was really helpful. Thanks.

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