The Dog Days are Here!

The Dog Days are Here!

When you’re too hot to do anything… we’re here for you. Anacostia Playhouse presents the Dog Days of Summer Theater Festival We are proud to introduce some new faces and welcome back familiar friends and family for over a month of poignant performances, silliness, love and drama. Beginning July 26th and...
Keith Hamilton Cobb’s "American Moor" Comes to the Anacostia Playhouse!

Keith Hamilton Cobb’s “American Moor” Comes to the Anacostia Playhouse!

  Anacostia Playhouse is proud to present… American Moor by Keith Hamilton Cobb   What is the role of a lifetime?  What is the role of a life? How many lives might live in one role?   The intelligent, intuitive, indomitable, large, black, American male actor explores Shakespeare’s Othello, race,...
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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Haven’t seen American Moor yet? Get your tickets soon!

We are happy to share that opening night for American Moor was a wonderful success! The show continues into mid August, with its last performance on August 16th at 3pm. If you haven’t seen the show yet be sure to get your tickets! Please see the dates below for performances dates.         Performance...

Anacostia Playhouse is Pleased to Receive…

The Creative Economy Award We are incredibly excited to announce that on May 1st  2015, the Anacostia Playhouse received the Creative Economy Award at the 5th Annual Congress Heights Great Streets Honors Awards ceremony. In recognition of our commitment to the arts and economic contribution to the Anacostia community, we were presented with this (see...

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...