Arena Stage is a not-for-profit regional theater based in Southwest, Washington, D.C. It was a pioneer in 1950 of the Regional Theater Movement. arenastage.org.
Arena Stage has tons of great plays showing year round. This would make a great date night, or even a very educational, fun, relaxing evening for a family!
A bit away (you'd have to metro or Uber there) but a great venue and a great theater company.
“Cheap food, great tacos. Not a lot of space to sit, but great for take out.”
“The city is known for its monuments and museums, national landmarks, cultural events, musical and theatrical entertainment and sporting events. The District of Columbia has a population of more than 600,000 however, with the surrounding suburbs the metropolitan area has a population of approximately 5.3 million making it the ninth-largest metropolitan area in the country. There are wonderful inviting neighborhoods each with their own personality.”
“FREE THEATRE for children Saturday mornings. Saturday programming is best suited for children 4-10 years. These performances take place in the Helen Hayes Gallery on the second floor of the theatre. The shows start at 9:30am and 11am. Tickets will be available to reserve eight days prior to the performance date. The reservation system will close at 10am on the Friday before the performance. Please arrive 10 minutes prior to showtime to check in. Reserved tickets that are not picked up will be released to patrons waiting in the “stand-by line” 5 minutes before the show. Walk up tickets are also available, and will be distributed 30 minutes prior to the start time of the show on a first come, first served basis. Seating is limited so early arrival is recommended. ”
“ Shakespeare in large scale with big budget productions and world famous actors of the genre.”