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Beautiful Theatre Space, Great Location

We spend a month in DC each winter going to museums, plays, sporting events, etc. It's our "big... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Williamsburg, Virginia
Amazing performance

Just finished seeing Ain’t Misbehavin. OMG what an amazing feet tapping hand clapping show. So much... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Waldorf, Maryland
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We spend a month in DC each winter going to museums, plays, sporting events, etc. It's our "big city fix" each year. This was our first time at the Signature Theatre and it will now be on our "must do" list each year. While we...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank RichardinOhio
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Just finished seeing Ain’t Misbehavin. OMG what an amazing feet tapping hand clapping show. So much talent amongst these phenomenal cast members. The band was rocking and the pianist was on point. This show is a must, if you miss it see the next performance...More

Date of experience: February 2019
1  Thank blossom573
Reviewed December 18, 2018

Our first time at this theater and we were pleasantly surprised. It's an intimate theater - not a bad seat in the house. The stage is surrounded on 3 sides with seating and there's a balcony but the theater is small so wherever you sit...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Angela D
Reviewed December 12, 2018

I attended Signature's production of Billy Elliott last night with a group of friends. It was beautifully performed by an impressive cast of actors and musicians. Why travel to New York for theatre when the D.C. area has top-notch, world-class entertainment such as this? The...More

Date of experience: December 2018
1  Thank Charles R
Reviewed October 3, 2018

I have been a season ticket holder since Signature theater was started. If you like Sondheim, you will like Signature because several Sondheim plays are included each year. You will also begin to recognize some of the actors and appreciate their range of talent. If...More

Date of experience: September 2018
2  Thank thelynn99
Reviewed September 2, 2018 via mobile

This cozy theater is a gem! I have been to several productions there. They have been musicals, very ambitious. Each performance has been excellent. No matter where you sit in the audience, there isn't a bad seat in the theater, and you are never far...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank R3891WWdavidr
Reviewed August 27, 2018

Signature offers a variety of themes during g the year. BUT have a look when you see a show you do not know, go online and see what the show is about.Garage Parking at Shirlington is easy and free.

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank Curtis B
Reviewed August 19, 2018

We attended a preview performance of Sondheim's Passion. The performance was very well done. The music and singers were excellent. Unfortunately the plot, like many of Sondheim's musicals, is a bit of a downer. Signature is one of the major theater companies in the Washington...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Ed C
Reviewed June 21, 2018

I was irritated because a trip that should have take 20 minutes took more than 90 minutes because of gawkers on the highway. I ended up having to scarf down my grilled cheese and bacon (tasty but how can toasted cheese and bacon not be...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Locemup
Reviewed June 18, 2018 via mobile

What an outstanding play. Excellent acting in an intimate setting. The subject is hard to acknowledge—injustice, racism, hope and despair. The minstrel format made it a little more palatable yet nonetheless hard hitting. Don’t miss it.

Date of experience: June 2018
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November 29, 2017|
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Response from Deborah B | Reviewed this property |
Yes be sure to let them know when you purchase your tickets so that one is waiting for you when you arrive. Enjoy the sow,
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Response from lifeinmerryland | Reviewed this property |
The chairs were regular chairs, comfortable enough and no shelf for beverages. Costumes were typical for a play or musical. The theater we were in had a lazy Susan type stage (with half stage behind wall for set changes) and... More