National Theatre

One of the oldest continuously operating playhouses in the country, this is a lovely, old-fashioned space in which to enjoy a show.
Metro Center (Red, Blue and Orange lines), Gallery Place-Chinatown (Red, Green and Yellow lines)

Happenstance Theatre: The Maestro

An eccentric mute conductor makes musical mayhem with kids serving as his unwitting orchestra in a morning filled with slapstick comedy. At the Helen Hayes Gallery.
3/17 - 3/29

Blithe Spirit

Angela Lansbury plays Madame Arcati in the comedy that follows a newly-married man haunted by his dead wife.
4/21 - 4/26

Dame Edna's Glorious Goodbye: The Farewell Tour

Dame Edna, the Australian comedian with cotton-candy-colored hair and glittery glasses, stops in D.C. during her final tour.