Nightlife & the Arts in Washington, D.C.


Nightlife & the Arts in Downtown

Nightlife Overview
Name Category Location
Capital Fringe Festival
Since its founding in 2005, the Capital Fringe...
Festivals Downtown
Capitol Steps
Putting the "mock" in democracy, the musical...
Comedy Clubs Downtown
D.C. Jewish Community Center
The Washington Jewish Music Festival and the...
Arts Centers Downtown
DAR Constitution Hall
Acts ranging from Steve Harvey to Josh Gorban to...
Arts Centers Downtown
DC Improv
The Improv, as everyone calls it, offers a steady...
Comedy Clubs Downtown
Ford's Theatre
Looking much as it did when President Lincoln was...
Theater Downtown
Landmark's E Street Cinema
Specializing in independent, foreign, and...
Film Downtown
National Theatre
Though rebuilt several times, the National...
Theater Downtown
The Park at Fourteenth
A high-end crowd includes visiting basketball...
Dance Clubs Downtown
The Passenger
D.C.'s craft cocktail scene has exploded in...
Bars Downtown
Shakespeare Theatre
This acclaimed troupe crafts fantastically staged...
Theater Downtown
Sixth & I Historic Synagogue
Known for its author readings, with guests...
Readings / Lectures Downtown
Theater J
One of the country's most distinctive and...
Theater Downtown
Verizon Center
In addition to being the home of the Washington...
Arts Centers Downtown
Warner Theatre
One of Washington's grand theaters, the Warner...
Theater Downtown
Woolly Mammoth
Unusual cutting-edge shows with solid acting have...
Theater Downtown


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