Summer Shows end August 3!
View the schedule and purchase tickets
The 2018-2019 schedule will be online by Wednesday, August 8.
Please check back on that date to start planning your field trips!
Teachers & Parents! Discovery Theater is your source for live performances that celebrate the rich diversity of our region and our world. Each season we tap into the vast resources of the Smithsonian Institution to present relevant, culturally accurate entertaining programs. Bring your young people to Discovery Theater to experience heritage, science and culture in a memorable way.
Generous support for Discovery Theater is provided by:
- D.C. Commission on the Arts & Humanities, an agency supported in part by the National Endowment for the Arts
- DC Public Schools
- The Nora Roberts Foundation
- Philip L. Graham Fund
- PNC Foundation
- Smithsonian Women's Committee
- Smithsonian Youth Access Grants Program
- Sommer Endowment