The National Theatre Board of Directors

The National Theatre Corporation

The National Theatre Corporation is a 501(c)(3) non-profit entity responsible for the continued operation and preservation of The National Theatre. Established in 1835, The National Theatre is the oldest continuously operating business on Pennsylvania Avenue and home to over 6,000 productions. Donations to The National Theatre are used to make necessary capital improvements to this historic facility, provide free community programming, support archival records, and to maintain oversight of operations of the theatre. The Board and staff serve as stewards in service to the goals of The National Theatre Corporation.

The National Theatre
1321 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW 4th Floor
Washington, DC 20004


David J. Kitto, Executive Director

Olivia Kosciusko Tritschler, Operations Manager

Mason Boudrye, Development and Administrative Assistant

Board of Directors

● Charles C. (Sandy) Wilkes, Chairman

● Genevieve McSweeney Ryan, Vice Chair

● Donald Borut, Treasurer

● Carol Laxalt, Secretary

● Richard Bradley

● J.R. Clark

● Ginny Grenham

● Jonathan Kirn

● Frederick L. Klein

● Ginger Laytham

● Daniel J. O’Neill, Jr.

● Kelly Ripken

● Michael Rogers

● Christina Silberman

Honorary Board

● John B. Adams, Jr., Chairman Emeritus

● Jack Golodner

● Sterling Tucker (1923 – 2019)


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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