This year’s celebration will include specially priced tickets at over 40 theatres, a kickoff fest and concert at the Wharf, and community events throughout the Washington, DC region.
WASHINGTON, DC – August 31, 2022 – Theatre Washington today announced the return of Theatre Week, a three-week long celebration of the launch of the 2022-2023 theatre season in the Washington, DC region. Theatre Week will be September 22, 2022 – October 9, 2022 and will offer residents and visitors an opportunity to explore the vibrant and diverse theatre industry in the Washington, DC-area with spectacular shows at discounted prices, a Kickoff Fest and Concert on the Southwest waterfront, and other community events.
The 2022 Theatre Week Kickoff Fest and Concert will take place on Saturday, September 24 on the Waterfront in Southwest. The Fest from 11am-3pm at Arena Stage (1101 Sixth Street SW), will feature performances, workshops, conversations, free locally-made food & drinks, giveaways, and more fun from over 40 DC-area theatres. The Kickoff Concert will follow on the floating stage (Transit Pier) on the Wharf, and will feature performances from Washington, DC-area theatre luminaries such as Rayanne Gonzales, Sarah Anne Sillers, Kanysha Williams, Ryan Burke, Chani Wereley, DeCarlo Raspberry, and musical director William Yanesh. Both events are free with registration through Goldstar, the official ticketing partner of Theatre Week.
Throughout Theatre Week, over 20 area productions will offer discounted tickets at $22, $33, $44 through Goldstar, offering both new and avid theatre-goers the opportunity to explore what DC-area theatre has to offer. “We are thrilled to be able to highlight and fuel greater access to the high caliber shows in the Washington, DC area,” said Katie Junod, Goldstar’s General Manager. “Theatre Week’s return has been much anticipated, and we’re so happy to partner with Theatre Washington to bring affordable tickets to residents and visitors alike via the customer-first, frictionless experience Goldstar offers.”
“We are thrilled to announce the return of Theatre Week, a celebration of the Washington, DC area theatre community,” said Theatre Washington President & CEO Amy Austin, “Second to none, the DC-area theatre landscape offers something for everyone — so we invite you to come as you are and get to know a new-to-you theatre, take a chance on something fresh, sample classes and conversations, meet the artists and our community, and most importantly have some fun. This year marks a revival of our industry and we look forward to celebrating it.”
Additional Theatre Week activities include #DCTheatre at the Nats (September 26), where everyone is invited to connect with the theatre community while enjoying a great game, the #DCTheatre Bike Ride (October 1), a cycling tour of local theatres, and pre-show happy hours throughout the weeks.
More information on Theatre Week shows, events, and registration is available at theatreweek.org.
About Theatre Week
Theatre Week 2022, September 22-October 9, is a celebration of the DC-area theatre industry and offers $22, $33 and $44 tickets to over 20 productions, a free Kickoff Fest and Concert, and other special events.
The official ticketing partner of Theatre Week 2022 is Goldstar.
Theatre Week 2022 is funded in part by the D.C. Commission on the Arts & Humanities, an agency supported in part by the National Endowment for the Arts.
About Theatre Washington
Through collaborative partnerships and programs, Theatre Washington supports the Washington, DC-area’s professional theatre community to celebrate artistic achievement, strengthen the theatrical workforce, support institutional growth and advancement, and cultivate collective action. Theatre Washington’s core programs include: the Helen Hayes Awards, Theatre Week, Theatre Summit, Theatre Work, and the Taking Care Fund.
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