Act Out Anacostia!

Act Out Anacostia!

Anacostia Playhouse is thrilled to present a series of unique acting workshops taught by John Johnson, founder of Verbal Gymnastics and creator of last fall’s funny and insightful “I Am Anacostia.” These interactive workshops incorporate movement, storytelling and improvisation allowing individuals to use their bodies confidently as tools to communicate...
Dana Galloway returns to the Playhouse this October

Dana Galloway returns to the Playhouse this October

Dane Galloway presents the world premiere of his original one-man show: "Augustus the Sissy." An evening for the entire family – bring your kids (Ages 10+) and plan your night out east of the river with Augustus.
Opening this September: A Theater Alliance world premiere – "Spark"

Opening this September: A Theater Alliance world premiere – “Spark”

A Theater Alliance world premiere, this gritty, powerful drama tells the story of a veteran returning from war, her family, and their ongoing battle to overcome economic challenges, emotional conflict, and the spectre of war that haunts them.
Brick by Brick

Brick by Brick

Anacostia Playhouse is committed to bringing together the rich talent and culture East of the River and the performance community across DC. But to do that we need your help!
About the Anacostia Playhouse

About the Anacostia Playhouse

The H Street Playhouse opened its doors in July 2002 with a production of The Colored Museum. Now the Playhouse has reopened as The Anacostia Playhouse. The new theater at 2020 Shannon Place, SE, is located in a place of both rich history and great promise, much as H Street...
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Anacostia Playhouse Named One of WaPo’s Five “Intriguing Developments of 2013 in D.C. Theater”

From Peter Marks’ article: Had it up to here with the best-of-everything lists in multiples of five, 10 and 100? In lieu of another shout-out to the great nights and another shout-down of the benighted, what follows is a breakdown of some of the particularly encouraging trends and especially intriguing events in Washington theater, over...

Anacostia Playhouse Featured in Washington City Paper

If you haven’t picked up a copy of last week’s City Paper, get thee to the news stand and grab a copy. The entire issue centers on the relationship between the arts and economic development in Historic Anacostia. There are five great articles, one of which features the Anacostia Playhouse. Click here to read our...

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As we move forward with the build out of the Anacostia Playhouse, we’d love to stay in touch with you! Using social media? Join us on Facebook and Twitter. We will be posting an email list sign-up soon, but in the meantime if you’d like to be on the list, send your contact information to...

About the Anacostia Playhouse

The H Street Playhouse opened its doors in July 2002 with a production of The Colored Museum. Now the Playhouse is ready for a new chapter: In the spring of 2013 we will become The Anacostia Playhouse. The new theater (at 2020 Shannon Place, SE) is located in a place of both rich history and...