Tour 5: Women in D.C. Theater

June 27, 2020, 2:00 PM - 6:00 PM

Session Type: ARTventure

Performing arts and theater in Washington, D.C. is a hidden gem often overshadowed locally by politics! On this walking tour, we'll discover the city's vibrant and internationally renowned theatre community featuring the artistic contributions of women on stage and behind the scenes. Learn why Helen Hayes is the undisputed First Lady of the nation’s theater. Our walking tour visits sites like the historic National Theatre, revealing the decades of women’s contributions to the theatre community. We will celebrate the visionary artistic direction of the prophetic women of Arena Stage and continue through the downtown theater district examining how women continue to develop talent, keeping our theater provocative and edgy.

Preparation: All tours will leave from the hotel. Transportation is provided to and from the hotel. Attendees should plan to wear comfortable clothing and footwear. Tours will take place regardless of weather, so dress appropriately. Bring a camera or phone to capture and share your experience!