The Essential Theatre

Current Productions

Upcoming Productions

1231-B Good Hope Road, SE
Washington, DC 20030



The Essential Theatre is a non profit professional theatre dedicated, but not limited to producing theatre reflective of the African-American experience that celebrates and explores America's rich, diverse cultural landscape. Paramount to the company’s mission is the implementation of programs for youth in the metropolitan area that promotes interdisciplinary education and positive self-esteem.

Available Venues