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Shakespeare Theatre Company

Recipient of the 2012 Regional Theatre Tony Award®, Shakespeare Theatre Company (STC) is one of the nation’s leading theatre companies, synonymous with artistic excellence and making classical theatre more accessible.

Under the leadership of Artistic Director Simon Godwin and Executive Director Chris Jennings, STC’s innovative approach to Shakespeare and other classic playwrights has earned it the reputation as the nation’s premier classical theatre company. By focusing on works with profound themes, complex characters, and poetic language written by Shakespeare, his contemporaries and playwrights he influenced, STC's artistic mission is unique among theater companies: to present theater of scope and size in an imaginative, skillful, and accessible American style that honors the playwrights’ language and intentions while viewing their work through a 21st-century lens.

A leader in arts education, STC teaches and excites learners of all ages, from school programs and acting classes to discussion series and accessible programs like the annual Free For All, one of STC’s most beloved annual events, allowing audiences to experience Shakespeare at no charge.

STC performs in two theaters, the 451-seat Michael R. Klein Theatre at the Lansburgh and the 761-seat Sidney Harman Hall in downtown Washington, DC, creating a dynamic, cultural hub of activity that showcases STC as well as outstanding local performing arts groups and nationally renowned organizations.

Largest Meeting Room Details
Capacity, Classroom-style: 120
Capacity, Theatre-style: 774
Meeting Space Details
Inside Reception Capacity: 500
Facility Amenities
ADA Compliant, Guided tours available, Educational Programming, Non-Profit Organization
Group Maximum
Group Minimum
Rate Type
Attraction Rates
Length of Tour
1-2 Hours
Distance to Metro
1 Blocks
Metro Station
Gallery Pl-Chinatown
610 F Street NW and 450 7th Street NW
Washington, DC 20004
Penn Quarter/Chinatown

(202) 547-1122 / (202) 546-9447 fax or STCBox () shakespearetheatre ! org