National Theatre

1321 Pennsylvania Ave. NW
Washington, D.C.

Venue Info

BUILT: 1922
CLOSED:

SEATING CAPACITY: unknown


Other Names

    No other names listed.

Trivia & History

The current structure is the fifth theatre called to the National to be located on the same site. The first was built in 1835 and burned in 1845. The next three opened in 1857, 1873, and 1885.
The National was used for films from 1947 to 1952.
Nicknamed The Theatre of Presidents because of its proximity to the White House and attendance by many Presidents.

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Performance History

Newsies (National Tour, 2014)
National tour
6/9/2015 - 6/21/2015
If/Then (Original Broadway Production, 2014)
Tryout
11/24/2013 - 12/8/2013
Dreamgirls (Touring Revival, 2009)
National tour
7/28/2010 - 8/8/2010
West Side Story (Broadway Revival, 2009)
Tryout
12/15/2008 - 1/17/2009
M
Monty Python's Spamalot (National Tour, 2006)
National tour
6/7/2006 - 7/9/2006
C
Chicago (3rd National Tour, 1999)
National tour
11/30/1999 - ?
Ragtime (National Tour, 1998)
National tour
4/14/1998 - 8/4/1998
Grease! (Broadway Revival, 1994)
Tryout
2/15/1994 - 3/12/1994
3 Penny Opera (Broadway Revival, 1989)
Tryout
9/9/1989 - 10/7/1989
Sweet Charity (National Tour, 1987)
National tour
9/22/1987 - 10/17/1987
T
They're Playing Our Song (1st National Tour, 1979)
National tour
12/25/1980 - 3/21/1981
Brigadoon (Broadway Revival, 1980)
Tryout
9/9/1980 - 10/5/1980
T
Timbuktu! (National Tour, 1978)
National tour
8/13/1979 - 9/1/1979
A Chorus Line (National Tour, 1976)
National tour
11/27/1978 - 3/18/1979
T
Two Gentlemen of Verona (First National Tour, 1973)
National tour
9/25/1973 - 10/13/1973
Lorelei (National Tour, 1973)
National tour
5/15/1973 - 6/2/1973
No, No, Nanette (2nd National Tour, 1972)
National tour
4/24/1973 - 5/13/1973
Irene (Broadway Revival, 1973)
Tryout
2/1/1973 - 2/24/1973
Applause (1st National Tour, 1971)
National tour
7/12/1972 - 8/19/1972
Company (National Tour, 1971)
National tour
5/2/1972 - 5/20/1972
M
Man of La Mancha (Touring Production, 1971)
National tour
11/9/1971 - 11/20/1971
Ari (Original Broadway Production, 1971)
Tryout
12/22/1970 - 1/2/1971
Canterbury Tales (National Tour, 1970)
National tour
3/23/1970 - 4/11/1970
Man of La Mancha (First National Tour, 1966)
National tour
4/7/1969 - 4/19/1969
1776 (Original Broadway Production, 1969)
Tryout
2/20/1969 - 3/8/1969
Hallelujah, Baby! (National Tour, 1968)
National tour
12/9/1968 - 12/21/1968
Fiddler on the Roof (1st National Tour, 1966)
National tour
8/12/1968 - 9/28/1968
Mata Hari (Closed on the road, 1967)
Tryout
11/18/1967 - 12/9/1967
Man of La Mancha (First National Tour, 1966)
National tour
2/21/1967 - 3/18/1967
Carousel (National Tour, 1965)
National tour
12/13/1965 - 12/25/1965
Kismet (National Tour, 1965)
National tour
9/27/1965 - 10/9/1965
P
Pickwick (Broadway Production, 1965)
Tryout
9/7/1965 - 9/25/1965
Oliver! (National Tour, 1964)
National tour
6/7/1965 - 7/31/1965
110 in the Shade (National Tour, 1964)
National tour
12/14/1964 - 1/2/1965
C
Camelot (1st National Tour, 1963)
National tour
5/19/1964 - 8/1/1964
M
Milk and Honey (National Tour, 1963)
National tour
4/22/1963 - 5/11/1963
Carnival! (1st National Tour, 1961)
National tour
8/14/1962 - 9/1/1962
My Fair Lady (National Tour, 1957)
National tour
5/1/1962 - 6/2/1962
B
Bye Bye Birdie (Second National Tour, 1961)
National tour
2/5/1962 - 3/3/1962
The Music Man (National Tour, 1958)
National tour
6/12/1961 - 9/9/1961
My Fair Lady (National Tour, 1957)
National tour
6/20/1960 - 9/3/1960
Bells Are Ringing (National Tour, 1959)
National tour
3/10/1959 - 4/11/1959
Juno (Original Broadway Production, 1959)
Tryout
1/17/1959 - 1/31/1959
Redhead (Original Broadway Production, 1959)
Tryout
12/30/1958 - 1/10/1959
F
Fanny (National Tour, 1957)
National tour
4/8/1957 - 5/4/1957
Plain and Fancy (Second National Tour, 1956)
National tour
4/9/1956 - 4/21/1956
Damn Yankees (First National Tour, 1956)
National tour
2/6/1956 - 3/31/1956
The King and I (National Tour, 1954)
National tour
8/1/1955 - 9/3/1955
Oklahoma! (National Tour, 1943)
National tour
3/23/1953 - 4/18/1953
Gentlemen Prefer Blondes (National Tour, 1951)
National tour
6/2/1952 - 6/21/1952
Call Me Madam (National Tour, 1952)
National tour
5/5/1952 - 5/31/1952
Oklahoma! (National Tour, 1943)
National tour
7/12/1948 - 7/31/1948
Carousel (National Tour, 1947)
National tour
1/5/1948 - 1/23/1948
Oklahoma! (National Tour, 1943)
National tour
7/21/1947 - 8/16/1947
Lute Song (National Tour, 1946)
National tour
5/26/1947 - 6/9/1947
P
The Passing Show (Closed on the road, 1945)
Tryout
11/12/1945 - 11/16/1945
Oklahoma! (National Tour, 1943)
National tour
9/10/1945 - 9/22/1945
M
A Connecticut Yankee (National Tour, 1944)
National tour
4/3/1944 - ?
Oklahoma! (National Tour, 1943)
National tour
10/18/1943 - 10/30/1943
P
Pal Joey (National Tour, 1941)
National tour
12/22/1941 - 1/3/1942
Du Barry Was a Lady (National Tour, 1940)
National tour
11/20/1940 - 11/25/1940
I Married an Angel (National Tour, 1939)
National tour
5/1/1939 - 5/6/1939
On Your Toes (National Tour, 1937)
National tour
3/8/1937 - 3/13/1937
A
Anything Goes (National Tour, 1935)
National tour
12/2/1935 - 12/7/1935
L
Let 'Em Eat Cake (National Tour, 1934)
National tour
1/8/1934 - 1/14/1934
O
Of Thee I Sing (National Tour, 1932)
National tour
1/29/1933 - ?
S
Show Boat (National Tour, 1932)
National tour
11/14/1932 - ?
S
Show Boat (National Tour, 1929)
National tour
2/24/1930 - ?
C
A Connecticut Yankee (National Tour, 1928)
National tour
9/29/1929 - ?
Show Boat (Original Broadway Production, 1927)
Tryout
11/15/1927 - 11/19/1927
P
Porgy and Bess (National Tour, 1936)
National tour
3/16/1936 - 3/21/1936
M
Les Misérables (1st National Tour, 1987)
National tour
7/6/1990 - 9/15/1990



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