The Kennedy Center

The Kennedy Center
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Washington, DC 20566
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Since opening in 1971, The Kennedy Center has been America's living memorial to President Kennedy. The Kennedy Center is the nation's busiest arts facility, presenting more than 3,000 performances each year for audiences approaching 2 million. An additional 20 million each year attend touring Kennedy Center productions or tune in to television or radio broadcasts, including the Kennedy Center Honors, the Mark Twain Prize, The Kennedy Center Presents, and Billy Taylor's Jazz at the Kennedy Center on National Public Radio.

Current Productions

The Kite Runner

Performances begin: June 25, 2024

Funny Girl

Performances begin: June 25, 2024

Nine

Performances begin: August 2, 2024

Mamma Mia!

Performances begin: August 13, 2024

Past Productions

Carmen Jones

Closed: November 17, 2002

AmericArtes! 2003

Closed: April 6, 2003

Cooking With Elvis

Closed: January 11, 2004

On Golden Pond

Closed: October 17, 2004

Frost/Nixon

Closed: May 3, 2009

A Streetcar Named Desire

Closed: November 21, 2009

Don Quixote

Closed: June 5, 2011

Napoli

Closed: June 12, 2011

Uncle Vanya

Closed: August 27, 2011

Tosca

Closed: September 24, 2011

Les Miserables

Closed: October 30, 2011

Audra McDonald

Closed: October 4, 2011

The Great Gatsby

Closed: November 6, 2011

Lucia di Lammermoor

Closed: November 19, 2011

Billy Elliot The Musical

Closed: January 15, 2012

Handel’s Messiah

Closed: December 18, 2011

La Cage Aux Folles

Closed: February 12, 2012

Twyla Tharp: AllAmerican

Closed: February 26, 2012

Cosi Fan Tutte

Closed: March 15, 2012

Keigwin + Company

Closed: March 3, 2012

Gypsies

Closed: March 17, 2012

New York City Ballet

Closed: April 8, 2012

Come Fly Away

Closed: April 29, 2012

Nabucco

Closed: May 21, 2012

Werther

Closed: May 27, 2012

The Addams Family

Closed: June 29, 2012

Memphis

Closed: July 1, 2012

Shear Madness

Closed: November 1, 2012

Anna Bolena

Closed: October 6, 2012

Don Giovanni

Closed: October 13, 2012

Nathan Gunn

Closed: September 23, 2012

Songs of Migration

Closed: October 20, 2012

DruidMurphy

Closed: October 20, 2012

A Whistle in the Dark

Closed: October 20, 2012

Famine

Closed: October 20, 2012

War Horse

Closed: November 11, 2012

Patina Miller

Closed: November 2, 2012

In Recital: Angela Meade

Closed: November 10, 2012

Jekyll & Hyde

Closed: November 25, 2012

Hansel and Gretel

Closed: December 23, 2012

Lalla Roukh

Closed: January 26, 2013

Metamorphosis

Closed: February 22, 2013

August

Closed: February 24, 2013

The Wild Duck

Closed: February 27, 2013

Iceland Dance Company

Closed: February 27, 2013

Danish Dance Theatre

Closed: March 2, 2013

Manon Lescaut

Closed: March 23, 2013

The Warmblooded

Closed: March 3, 2013

Carte Blanche

Closed: March 7, 2013

Norma

Closed: March 24, 2013

Tero Saarinen Company

Closed: March 12, 2013

Malavika Sarukkai

Closed: March 30, 2013

Actéon

Closed: May 3, 2013

Show Boat

Closed: May 26, 2013

Shen Wei Dance Arts

Closed: May 25, 2013

The Guardsman

Closed: June 23, 2013

Anything Goes

Closed: July 7, 2013

The Book of Mormon

Closed: August 18, 2013

Gründlehämmer

Closed: September 2, 2013

Ballet Hispanico

Closed: December 6, 2013

Side Show

Closed: July 13, 2014

Side Show

Closed: July 13, 2014

The Lion King

Closed: August 17, 2014

Evita

Closed: October 19, 2014

Little Dancer

Closed: November 30, 2014

Gigi

Closed: February 12, 2015

The Book of Mormon

Closed: August 16, 2015

Seuls

Closed: September 19, 2015

Antigone

Closed: October 25, 2015

Kinky Boots

Closed: July 10, 2016

Unelectable You

Closed: October 15, 2016

STREB Extreme Action: SEA

Closed: November 5, 2016

A View From the Bridge

Closed: December 3, 2016

Into the Woods

Closed: January 8, 2017

Cabaret

Closed: August 6, 2017

The Book of Mormon

Closed: November 19, 2017

On Your Feet!

Closed: January 28, 2018

The Humans

Closed: January 28, 2018

Hamilton (U.S. Tour)

Closed: September 16, 2018

The Color Purple

Closed: August 26, 2018

Footloose

Closed: October 14, 2019

Joyce DiDonato

Closed: November 9, 2019

Pepperland

Closed: November 16, 2019

The Nutcracker

Closed: December 1, 2019

Love Factually

Closed: December 29, 2019

My Fair Lady

Closed: January 19, 2020

Don Giovanni

Closed: March 16, 2020

Samson and Delilah

Closed: March 16, 2020

Ain’t Too Proud

Closed: January 16, 2022

The Prom

Closed: January 16, 2022

Shear Madness

Closed: October 1, 2023

Così fan tutte

Closed: March 26, 2022

Riverdance

Closed: March 27, 2022

OKLAHOMA!

Closed: April 10, 2022

Mean Girls

Closed: April 24, 2022

Beastgirl

Closed: April 22, 2022

The Other Side

Closed: April 30, 2022

Carmen

Closed: May 28, 2022

Jersey Boys

Closed: June 26, 2022

Sunset Boulevard

Closed: February 8, 2023

Into the Woods

Closed: March 19, 2023

Into the Woods

Closed: March 19, 2023

Moulin Rouge! The Musical

Closed: September 24, 2023

Frozen

Closed: January 21, 2024

Tick, Tick… BOOM!

Closed: February 4, 2024

Ain’t Too Proud

Closed: February 18, 2024

Songbird

Closed: March 23, 2024

Company

Closed: March 31, 2024

Bye Bye Birdie

Closed: June 15, 2024