The Book of Mormon
(Now thru Aug. 16) :
The smash musical and nine-time Tony Award® winner returns! The Broadway phenomenon from the creators of South Park has been hailed as “the best musical of this century” by the New York Times.
The hit Broadway musical begins next week!
(July 7–Aug. 16) :
The Tony®-winning musical tells the enchanting tale of a Dublin street musician who’s about to give up on his dream when a beautiful young woman takes a sudden interest in his haunting love songs. Watch the trailer. : http://www.kennedy-center.org/rd/?rid=87072&pid=3436564&sid=204862
Special offer: $20 select orchestra seats!*
NSO at Wolf Trap: Beethoven’s 5th Symphony / Sarah Chang plays Bruch
The world’s most recognizable classical composition—led by conductor Shiyeon Sung—provides a dramatic finale to a concert that also features international award-winning violinist Sarah Chang in Bruch’s demanding and fast-paced Violin Concerto No. 1. Watch her play.
July 11 | Wolf Trap :
Comedy at the Kennedy Center: Whoopi Goldberg
Legendary comedian, actress, singer-songwriter, and activist Whoopi Goldberg comes to the Concert Hall for one night only. She is one of the few entertainers who have won an Emmy®, Grammy®, Oscar®, and Tony Award®.
July 17 | Concert Hall :
Special offer: 10% off select orchestra seats!**
NSO at Wolf Trap: Pokémon: Symphonic Evolutions
Pokémon trainers, Wolf Trap chooses you! Journey through nearly 20 years of memorable music from the popular franchise as the NSO plays all-new arrangements, with clips from the video games projected on huge screens, conducted by Emil de Cou. Watch the trailer. :
July 18 | Wolf Trap :
NSO at Wolf Trap: Rufus Wainwright
Called “the greatest songwriter on the planet” by Elton John, and praised by the New York Times for his “genuine originality,” this award-winning singer/songwriter and pianist pairs his poignant lyrics with the dynamic playing of the NSO conducted by Emil de Cou. Watch him in action. :
July 31 | Wolf Trap :
Full cycle subscriptions on sale now!
The Ring Cycle
Washington National Opera presents Richard Wagner’s Ring Cycle, a spectacular four-opera saga of extraordinary scale that includes The Rhinegold, The Valkyrie, Siegfried, and Twilight of the Gods. Conceived and directed by Francesca Zambello, WNO’s production features world-class artists Catherine Foster, Nina Stemme, Daniel Brenna, Alan Held, and more.
Apr. 30–May 22, 2016 | Opera House :
NSO at Wolf Trap: Star Trek
Boldly go where no one has gone before in J.J. Abrams’s acclaimed Star Trek (2009), presented in HD on the big screen while the NSO performs Michael Giacchino’s unforgettable score live, conducted by Emil de Cou.
Aug. 1 | Wolf Trap :
World Stages: Seuls
This semi-autobiographical reflection from Lebanese Canadian storyteller Wajdi Mouawad tells the powerful story of a man who moved to a new country to escape a civil war. As he loses himself in a new context, he realizes that his childhood emigration has begun to compromise his self-knowledge.
Sep. 18 & 19 | Eisenhower Theater :
NSO: Season Opening Ball Concert
Broadway star Sutton Foster and percussion sensation Martin Grubinger join NSO/Kennedy Center Music Director Christoph Eschenbach and NSO Principal Pops Conductor Steven Reineke to kick off the NSO’s new season.
Sep. 20 | Concert Hall :
World Stages: Wagner, Max! Wagner!
Through song, poetry, text, and video, this new song cycle created by Tony® and Obie Award® winners Stew & Heidi Rodewald (Passing Strange) irreverently explores the surprising connection between the music-myths of both Richard Wagner and the blues.
Sep. 25 & 26 | Terrace Theater :
NSO Pops: Rajaton: Best of The Beatles
The sensational a cappella sextet returns, and this time they’re channeling everyone’s favorite London crooners, The Beatles! Sing along with hits from Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band and more in an evening that’ll bring you back to 1967.
Sep. 25 & 26 | Concert Hall :
Tickets also available by phone or in person at the Kennedy Center Box Office
(202) 467-4600 | Toll-free (800) 444-1324 FREE | Groups (202) 416-8400
All NSO at Wolf Trap events take place at the Filene Center at Wolf Trap National Park for the Performing Arts.
wolftrap.org | 1.877.WOLFTRAP FREE
*If ordering online, by phone, or in person at the Wolf Trap Box Office, mention promo code “CHANG” to receive your $20 offer on rear orchestra tickets for Beethoven’s Symphony No. 5 / Sarah Chang plays Bruch on 7/11 at 8:15 p.m. Discounted seating sections regularly $35.
**If ordering online, by phone, or in person at the Wolf Trap Box Office, mention promo code “GAMER” to receive your 10% off offer on rear orchestra tickets for Pokémon: Symphonic Evolutions on 7/18 at 8:30 p.m. Discounted seating sections regularly $35.