Local Theatre on the Cheap by Jenny Minich – January

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Jenny Minich is a DC native, theatre reviewer and arts blogger. She has a degree in Vocal Performance from Hood College and although she no longer performs, she’s happy to have the chance to contribute to the arts scene in DC.

Hello All! Check out this list of cheap theatre deals January in DC. It’s a bit light but rest easy; February is shaping up to be a busy month.

Arena Stage (Washington, DC)

ROEJan. 12 – Feb. 19

FREE Post Show Discussions (with ticket): Jan. 25, Feb. 1 & 14 at 12pm; Jan. 31 & Feb. 16 at 8pm

SW Nights: Jan. 23 at 8pm

Pay Your Age – Under 30 Program: Reserve in advance!

Student Discounts: 35% off

Rose Theatre Company (Arlington, VA)


FIRST DRAFT New Play Reading Series: RIPE/ROTTEN by Jennie Berman Eng, Jan. 30 at 7:30pm

Folger Theatre (Washington, DC)  – As You Like It, Jan. 24-Mar. 5

Under 12 YO: Half Priced Tickets

PWYC:  Jan. 24 at 7:30pm

College Night: Feb 3 at 8pm

FREE EVENTThe Book of Will: Jan. 11 at 7pm

Ford’s Theatre (Washington, DC) – Edward Albee’s Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf?, Jan. 21-Feb. 19

Check Out the Discounts: UNDER 35 Discount, Partial View Discount, , DC Teacher Discount, Penn Quarter Discount

Discounted Preview Performances: Jan 22 and 24 at 7:30pm

First FREE Preview: Jan. 21 at 7:30pm

Meet and Mingle: Feb. 12 at 2pm

Student Matinee: Feb. 16 at 12pm

GALA Hispanic Theatre (Washington, DC) – Three Kings Day (Siesta de los Reyes):  Jan 8 at 11:30am and 2:30pm

FREE: Available at Box Office starting at 10am

Opera & More: The In Series (Washington, DC) – A Simple Melody – The Magic of Irving Berlin: Jan. 6-28

Student Tickets: $22

Kennedy Center (Washington, DC)

Check Out: FREE concerts on Millenium Stage here.

Keep Track: MyTix discounts for discounted tickets to big-ticket shows!

The Keegan Theatre (Washington, DC)

Mack, Beth!, Jan. 21-Feb. 11

Hamlette, Jan. 28-Feb. 11

25 & Under Tickets: $35-45

Mosaic Theater Company of DC (Washington, DC)- Charm, Jan. 5-29

FREE Themed Post-Show “Talk Backs” and Discussions with Cast & Artistic Staff (FREE & open to the public): Jan. 5, 6, 19 & 25 at 8pm; Jan 12 at 11am; Jan. 14, 15 & 22 at 3pm

Pre-Show Happy Hours: Jan. 13 & 27 at 7pm

Peace Café: Jan. 28 at 3pm

Student/Under 30/Neighborhood Tickets: $30

Round House Theatre (Bethesda, MD), Caroline, Or Change Jan. 25 – Feb. 26

PWYC Tickets: Jan. 25 at 7:30pm & 26 at 2pm

$10 Tuesdays: Feb. 7 & 14

30 & Under: $10 off ticket

FREE Post-Show Design Discussion (with ticket): Jan. 25

FREE Post-Show Director Discussion (with ticket): Jan. 27

FREE Post-Show Discussion (with ticket): Jan. 25 & 29; Feb. 1-2, 5, 8-9, 12, 15-16, 19 & 22-23

#FREEBeerFriday: Jan. 27; Feb. 3, 10, 17 & 24

Studio Theatre (Washington, DC)– The Hard Problem, Jan. 11-Feb. 19

Under 30 Tickets: $25

Student Tickets: $20

:30 Rush Tickets: $30

Studio District Nights: $20

FREE Post Matinee Show Discussions with Cast (with ticket): Jan. 22 & Feb. 4 after 2pm performance

Washington Improv Theater (Washington, DC)

Rise Up: Inauguration Weekend, Jan. 19-22

Road Show: Wintry Mix at DCAC, Jan. 27-Feb. 26

Tickets: $12 in advance; $15 at the door

Harold Night, PWYC Tickets: Every Tuesday at 8 & 9pm

Washington Stage Guild (Washington, DC) – Last Train to Nibroe, Jan. 26-Feb. 19

Student Tickets: Half Priced ($25-30)

Woolly Mammoth Theatre Company (Washington, DC) – Baby Screams Miracle, Jan. 1-Feb. 26

Stampede Seats Available: $15

30 & Under Discount: $20

PWYC Dates: Jan. 30 & 31

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