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The National Theatre Corporation is a 501(c)(3) not-for-profit cultural organization and relies on the generous financial support of individuals and corporations like you to ensure that Washington’s historic cultural center continues to present world-class entertainment and free educational children’s programs.

Your support allows us to invest our energy in creating a bright future for both adult and children’s theatre in DC as we continue to strengthen and grow our existing community programs, Saturday Morning Live! At The National, Community Stage Connections, and the High School Ticket Program.


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Join our Family with a Circle Membership

For a $1,500+ tax-deductible contribution, Circle members enjoy special hot-line access to exclusive house seats, and other optional premiums including complimentary tickets in the Executive Star Box, backstage tours, and honored listing in every issue of The National Theatre Playbill.  Click here to learn more.


Dedicate a Seat in our Historic Theatre

Take a Seat! Remember that first play you saw at The National? Commemorate a family member, close friend, or teacher who introduced you to your love of the arts by purchasing a seat at The National Theatre in their name! Or demonstrate your love of The National Theatre by purchasing a seat for yourself! Click here to learn more.


Learn About our Programs

To learn more about our free, community programs, click here.

Due to the ongoing health crisis, the National Theatre will be implementing multiple changes to its spring 2020 schedule, affecting the following shows: STING STARRING IN THE LAST SHIP, CHARLIE AND THE CHOCOLATE FACTORY, BLUE MAN GROUP, and BABY SHARK LIVE. All patrons holding tickets for these shows will be contacted with further instructions, or patrons can click "LEARN MORE" below for more information. Please contact the National Theatre at with questions or concerns. We appreciate your patience while Box Office and administrative hours are limited. [As of 4/2/20]

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