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Eisenhower Theatre

2700 F Street, Washington, DC, USA
Seats (approximate)
1142

ABOUT THIS THEATRE

Description

The Kennedy Center Eisenhower Theater, named in honor of President Eisenhower who created the National Cultural Center Act, is host to plays, musicals, and contemporary dance. The theater seats 1,164.

Dear Evan Hansen
Aug 30, 2022 - Sep 25, 2022
Musical Original
The Band's Visit
Jul 05, 2022 - Jul 17, 2022
Music by David Yazbek; Book by Itamar Moses; Lyrics by David Yazbek
Musical Original
Jersey Boys
Jun 14, 2022 - Jun 26, 2022
Music by Bob Gaudio; Book by Marshall Brickman, Rick Elice; Lyrics by Bob Crewe
Musical Original
Oklahoma!
Apr 05, 2022 - Apr 10, 2022
Musical Original Comedy
The Prom
Jan 04, 2022 - Jan 16, 2022
Music by Matthew Sklar; Book by Bob Martin, Chad Beguelin; Lyrics by Chad Beguelin
Musical Original Comedy
Come From Away
Dec 10, 2019 - Jan 05, 2020
Musical Original
Dear Evan Hansen
Aug 06, 2019 - Sep 08, 2019
Musical Original
The Band's Visit
Jul 09, 2019 - Aug 04, 2019
Music by David Yazbek; Book by Itamar Moses; Lyrics by David Yazbek
Musical Original
Falsettos
Jun 11, 2019 - Jun 23, 2019
Music by William Finn; Book by James Lapine, William Finn; Lyrics by William Finn
Musical Revival
The Lightning Thief
Feb 15, 2019 - Feb 17, 2019
Music by Rob Rokicki; Book by Joe Tracz; Lyrics by Rob Rokicki
Musical Original
The Play That Goes Wrong
Dec 18, 2018 - Jan 06, 2019
Play Original Comedy
The Color Purple
Jul 31, 2018 - Aug 26, 2018
Musical Revival Drama
The Humans
Jan 09, 2018 - Jan 28, 2018
Written by Stephen Karam
Play Original
The Illusionists
Dec 27, 2017 - Jan 07, 2018
Music by Evan Jolly
Special Original Magic
Cabaret
Jul 11, 2017 - Aug 06, 2017
Music by John Kander; Book by Joe Masteroff; Lyrics by Fred Ebb
Musical Revival Drama
Hedwig and the Angry Inch
Jun 13, 2017 - Jul 02, 2017
Music by Stephen Trask; Book by John Cameron Mitchell; Lyrics by Stephen Trask
Musical Original
Into the Woods
Dec 06, 2016 - Jan 08, 2017
Music by Stephen Sondheim; Book by James Lapine; Lyrics by Stephen Sondheim
Musical Revival ComedyDrama
The Bridges of Madison County
Jun 28, 2016 - Jul 17, 2016
Music by Jason Robert Brown; Book by Marsha Norman; Lyrics by Jason Robert Brown
Musical Original
Musical Original Comedy
Once
Jul 07, 2015 - Aug 16, 2015
Musical Original Romance
Peter and the Starcatcher
Jan 28, 2014 - Feb 16, 2014
Music by Wayne Barker; Written by Rick Elice
Play Original Play with music
Flashdance The Musical
Dec 25, 2013 - Jan 19, 2014
Music by Robbie Roth; Book by Robert Cary, Tom Hedley; Lyrics by Robbie Roth, Robert Cary
Musical Original
Million Dollar Quartet
Dec 18, 2012 - Jan 06, 2013
Musical Original
La Cage Aux Folles
Jan 17, 2012 - Feb 12, 2012
Music by Jerry Herman; Book by Harvey Fierstein; Lyrics by Jerry Herman
Musical Revival Comedy
Next to Normal
Jun 28, 2011 - Jul 10, 2011
Music by Tom Kitt; Book by Brian Yorkey; Lyrics by Brian Yorkey
Musical Original
August: Osage County
Nov 24, 2009 - Dec 20, 2009
Written by Tracy Letts
Play Original
Spring Awakening
Jul 07, 2009 - Aug 02, 2009
Music by Duncan Sheik; Book by Steven Sater; Lyrics by Steven Sater
Musical Original Drama
Frost/Nixon
Nov 11, 2008 - Nov 30, 2008
Written by Peter Morgan
Play Original Drama
Who's Afraid Of Virginia Woolf
Jan 04, 2007 - Jan 28, 2007
Written by Edward Albee
Play Revival Drama
Twelve Angry Men
Oct 03, 2006 - Oct 22, 2006
Written by Reginald Rose
Play Original Drama
Stones in His Pockets
Feb 04, 2003 - Mar 02, 2003
Written by Marie Jones
Play Original Comedy
Copenhagen
Feb 26, 2002 - Mar 24, 2002
Written by Michael Frayn
Play Original Drama
James Joyce's The Dead
Oct 14, 2000 - Nov 12, 2000
Music by Shaun Davey; Book by Richard Nelson; Lyrics conceived and adapted by Richard Nelson, Shaun Davey
Musical Original Drama
Art
Apr 11, 2000 - May 07, 2000
Music Composed by Gary Yershon; Written by Yasmina Reza
Play Original
The Gin Game
Apr 06, 1999 - May 02, 1999
Written by D.L. Coburn
Play Revival
Three Tall Women
Nov 07, 1995 - Dec 03, 1995
Written by Edward Albee
Play Original Drama
Angels in America
May 02, 1995 - Jul 09, 1995
Written by Tony Kushner
Play Original
Laughter on the 23rd Floor
Mar 28, 1995 - Apr 23, 1995
Written by Neil Simon
Play Original Comedy
The Sisters Rosensweig
Mar 08, 1994 - Apr 10, 1994
Written by Wendy Wasserstein
Play Original
The World Goes 'Round
Jun 01, 1993 - Jun 27, 1993
Music by John Kander; Lyrics by Fred Ebb
Musical Original Revue
Once on This Island
May 22, 1992 - Jul 18, 1992
Music by Stephen Flaherty; Book by Lynn Ahrens; Lyrics by Lynn Ahrens
Musical Original
The Heidi Chronicles
Mar 19, 1991 - Apr 28, 1991
Written by Wendy Wasserstein
Play Original
Lend Me a Tenor
Nov 01, 1990 - Dec 01, 1990
Written by Ken Ludwig
Play Original Comedy Farce
Driving Miss Daisy
Oct 11, 1988 - Nov 12, 1988
Written by Alfred Uhry
Play Original Comedy Drama
Arsenic and Old Lace
Jan 20, 1987 - Feb 14, 1987
Play Revival Comedy
Jerry's Girls
Jun 12, 1984 - Jul 21, 1984
Music by Jerry Herman; Lyrics by Jerry Herman
Musical Original Revue
When Hell Freezes Over, I'll Skate
May 03, 1984 - May 27, 1984
Original Music by Cleavant Derricks, Clinton Derricks-Carroll, H. B. Barnum; Entire Production Conceived by Vinnette Carroll; Original Lyrics by Cleavant Derricks, H. B. Barnum
Musical Original
Agnes of God
Dec 06, 1983 - Jan 07, 1984
Written by John Pielmeier
Play Original Drama
Da
Apr 15, 1980 - May 10, 1980
Written by Hugh Leonard
Play Original Comedy
The Elephant Man
Feb 27, 1980 - Apr 06, 1980
Written by Bernard Pomerance
Play Original Drama
Deathtrap
Jul 24, 1979 - Sep 01, 1979
Written by Ira Levin
Play Original Mystery Thriller Comedy
The Gin Game
Apr 04, 1979 - May 12, 1979
Written by D.L. Coburn
Play Original
Dracula
Jun 13, 1978 - Jul 15, 1978
Play Revival Drama
Belle of Amherst
Sep 13, 1976 - Oct 09, 1976
Written by William Luce
Play Original Solo
The Day After the Fair
Dec 25, 1973 - Jan 20, 1974
Written by Frank Harvey
Play Original