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Adventure has delighted over 500,000 people in our almost 70 years as a Washington, DC theatre for young audiences. Come see how!



The world is finally beginning to return to normalcy with the steady distribution of the COVID vaccine, and as businesses prepare to reopen, so is Adventure Theatre! We’re excited to see everyone back in person!

Now Showing


Featuring work by Robyn Shrater Seeman, Diego Maramba, Michelle Bowen-Ziecheck, & Keegan Patterson
Directed by Cara Gabriel

Get three shows for the price of one! Adventure brings favorites from the digital Jingle in July festival to the live stage. Snowflakes, frost, and fantasy abound in Uri & Ora Light the Menorah by Robyn Shrater Seemann, Connection by Diego Maramba and Michelle Bowen, and Cranky Penguin by Keegan Patterson

2021–2022 Season

Unexpected Connections

In Adventure Theatre MTC’s 70th season, we celebrate the bonds we least expect. Join us as this collection of shows uncovers secrets that connect family generations, makes enemies into partners, helps cranky neighbors become bestest friends, and turns strangers into community.


COVID may have closed our doors, but it opened a world of virtual possibilities! Enjoy ATMTC’s digital productions from the safety and comfort of your own home, available online even after the live video ends to be watched at your own leisure.* From interviews and masterclasses with industry professionals and online story time with local and bestselling authors to virtual premieres and theatrical digital readings of new plays, ATMTC’s digital productions have Sunday’s covered!

Digital productions are Sundays at free on Facebook-live.

*Limited productions may be unavailable 

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This week:

Digital Interview: José Casas

October 24, 2021 at 3PM ET

What a scream! As Halloween approaches, Adventure invites playwright José Casas to discuss how he re-envisioned the classic Gothic tale of Frankenstein in his new play, Gurl Frankenstein, as well as how he is working with a cohort of diverse writers on a mission to re-envision super hero myths through the BIPOC Super Hero project.

Digital Mini-Series


With Dannielle Hutchinson

Join our host as she speaks with fellow Black artists on the expansiveness of the community, the love and labors of art, and the connection between the two. 

Celebremos Nuestras Historias

Hosted by Andrea Sarralde

Take a fun and creative walk through the past and present art of Latin/Hispanic culture to inspire artists of the future. This series is presented in Spanish.

Mixing It Up

Hosted by Erin Quill

Explore multi-racial and biracial stories with interviews of actors and actresses about their experiences on stage and on screen.


Peek into the minds of industry experts. Hear directly from playwrights and directors providing a behind the scenes look at the creative process, Broadway and television stars speaking about their experiences on and off stage, to local politicians and public figures explaining current events that affect our communities.

Productions & Digital Readings

ATMTC brings the stage to your screen! Tune in for premieres and theatrical readings of original plays from local playwrights.

Storytime at Adventure

ATMTC teams up with local and bestselling children’s book authors to share a selection of culturally diverse stories with our youngest audience members. Our collection is curated to provide an experience that is enriching, educational, and exciting.

Digital Features

Explore a variety of social issues and current events, from the Black Lives Matter protests during the summer of 2021 to the impact of sanitation on underserved communities.

Virtual Festivals

Celebrate theatre with ATMTC! Join us for festivals like QFest, Jingle in July, and Winterfest to preview new and upcoming plays from local playwrights.

Past 2019–2020 shows


September 20–October 27, 2019

The award-winning, best-selling children’s books jump from the page to stage as a musical experience you won’t forget! Gerald and Piggie are “bestus” friends, with Gerald taking care of all the worrying and Piggie living her best life. Piggie’s even happier and more excited than usual. They’re going to a party hosted by the Squirrelles! And so begins a day when anything is possible.


February 14–March 15, 2020

This beautiful show follows the character of Peter and his friend Archie around the neighborhood in four of Ezra Jack Keats’ beloved tales, The Snowy Day, Whistle for Willie, Goggles!, and A Letter to Amy. Renowned for his tender personality, the character of Peter faces relatable everyday challenges to which children of all ages will find delightfully entertaining.


Get information about our accessible seating options and sensory-friendly and ASL interpreted public performances.


Save an average of $72 on tickets and fees! A Flexpass is a book of 10 pre-purchased discount tickets to see any production on any date you choose.