At the core of the Theatre & Dance programs' educational training are a wide variety of co-curricular performances and other special events. Many of these performances are open to the general public as Season Productions.

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Migratory Tales

Migratory Tales
Directed by Leslie Jacobson
Music Director Phil Carluzzo
Book by Leslie Jacobson
Lyrics by Roy Barber, Leslie Jacobson, Steve Nelson & others
Choreography by Jan Taylor

March 29, 30, 31 at 7:30 pm
April 1 at 2:00 pm


Program of Theatre & Dance in a joint production with the Program of Music

A world premiere musical based on interviews with people who have been displaced as well as people who have been here for generations, Migratory Tales will include song and dance from the many cultures represented, as well as pieces created expressly for this production.

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Dance Poster

Dance Concert 2018

Artistic Director Maida Withers

April 19, 20, 21 @ 7:30 pm

Featuring Honor's Thesis choreographers.

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Ticket Information


Students and seniors (60+): $10 per performance
General admission: $20 per performance




Tickets may be purchased securely online. Select the desired production from our 2017-2018 Season page.


Reserve By Phone

Call (202) 994-0995 at least 6 hours in advance of the performance.

Reserved tickets may be picked up at the box office Will-Call before the performance.

Tickets to Season performances can be purchased at the box office, located at the window of the former Welcome Desk in the Marvin Center. The box office opens one hour before show time. We accept cash, GWorld card and check.

Season Pass

SAVE with a 2017-2018 SIX-PACK!

The Season Pass is good for six admissions to any of our six productions.  Use them any way you like:

  • 1 admission to all 6 productions
  • You and a date to any 3 shows (or better yet, buy 2 passes and you and a date to all 6 productions!)
  • Six of your closest friends to 1 production, etc.

*All guests on the Student/Senior level Pass must present current I.D.

The possibilities are endless!

Member Passes at both the Student/Senior and General Admission level receive 20% off the single ticket price:
Student/Senior: $48
General Admission: $96

2017-2018 MainStage Season Member benefits:

  • Skip the box office lines and present your Pass directly to the House Manager/usher for instant admission (or simply exchange for tickets at the box office window)
  • Reserved seating privileges on opening nights.  Just show your Member Pass to the usher and enjoy the best seats in the house!
  • Invitation to opening night receptions with the director and cast
  • Subscription to our email newsletter
  • Pass holders can see each performance again for A BUCK! (Sunday matinee only)

How it works

Purchase online or at the box office. If you purchase online, the Season Pass will be available for pick-up at the box office when you come for your first production.

If you have any questions call the TRDA Promotions Office at 202-994-0995 or [email protected]


Dinner & A Show

Dinner and a show sponsors District Commons and Tonic

Bring your receipt from dining out at any of these participating restaurants on the night of the show and receive a $5 discount on each of your adult theatre tickets!