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theatreWeek 2017

Explore all shows participating in theatreWeek Sept 19 - Oct 1

Death of a Salesman

Willy Loman’s career is over. During a pivotal 24 hours, he reflects on his life as a father, husband and traveling salesman.

The Wild Party

Andrew Lippa's winner of the 2000 Drama Desk and Outer Critics Circle Awards for Outstanding Musical.

The Devil's Music: The Life and Blues of Bessie Smith

Mosaic Theater Company of DC presents the hit Off-Broadway musical celebration of the legendary Bessie Smith.

Word Becomes Flesh

Using spoken word, stylized movement and music, an ensemble of performers delivers a series of letters from a man to his unborn son.
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A Little Night Music

Winner of four Tony Awards®, Stephen Sondheim’s glorious musical masterpiece returns to the Signature stage.

The Lover and The Collection

Shakespeare Theatre Company presents a double bill of Harold Pinter's short plays.
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The Arsonists

Woolly’s incendiary take on Max Frisch’s classic political drama, written as a reflection on the rise of both Nazism and Communism.

Native Gardens

The hot new comedy about the clash of class and culture that pushes well-meaning neighbors over the edge.


Neil Gaiman’s heralded cult-classic novel returns to Rorschach Theatre in a vivid immersive experience.

Don Juan Tenorio

A high-voltage retelling of the lover's burning vampire-like passions and his redemption through love.

Rise Up!

A political improv happening featuring players from throughout the land, presented by Washington Improv Theater.

Rapture, Blister, Burn

RAPTURE, BLISTER, BURN weaves an intimate tale of contemporary gender politics that illuminates our common struggle to achieve happiness.

Jesus Hopped the 'A' Train

Pulitzer Prize-winner Stephen Adly Guirgis darkly comic meditation on redemption and faith.


A new full-length play that explores the life of Gilded Age Washington socialite Clover Adams

Skeleton Crew

As rumors spread through an auto-stamping plant in Detroit, a family of workers face what they’re willing to sacrifice to survive.

Stones in His Pockets

This tragicomedy focuses on a movie location shoot in Ireland and the delightful, touching characters caught up in it.

The Bridges of Madison County

Based on the iconic best-selling novel by Robert James Waller.

Love and Information

A fast moving kaleidoscope of over 60 moments of intimate whispers, philosophical exchanges, and life-changing revelations.

I Killed My Mother

A contemporary Hungarian - Romanian play that brings together a new, dynamic ensemble of local and international theater artists.

Lela & Co.

LELA & CO. is one woman's harrowing battle for survival in an increasingly unjust world.

How I Became a Pirate

One day as Jeremy builds a sand castle on the beach, a pirate ship rows ashore in search of a place to bury the pirate’s treasure.
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The Christians

A new play about the seemingly insurmountable distance that exists when people of the same religion hold different beliefs.
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In Cabaret We Trust

A fully-immersive theatre experience that begins as soon as the audience arrives.