Picture 8Theatre lovers are in for a treat with the imaginative Shakespeare Theatre Company – DC’s national destination theatre that brings award-winning Shakespearean and other classic plays to the stages of downtown Washington’s Harman Center for the Arts, as well as several other performance centers across the country.

Founded in 1985, The Shakespeare Theatre Company’s mission to creatively preserve traditional theatre is reflected in the modern reinterpretations of stage masterpieces such as William Shakespeare’s Richard II, As You Like It and Henry V.

The Company also showcases a unique annual presentation, Will On The Hill, in which distinguished Washingtonians, such as Senators and Members of Congress star in Shakespearean performances, bringing a true Washingtonian cast to the stage.

Insider Tip: Plan ahead and book one of the Shakespeare Theatre/Harman Center for the Arts hotel packages.  Found on the website, visitors can choose from a variety of the Harman Center’s partner hotel options and purchase a room and theatre tickets with one simple phone call.  Grab a great deal and cross off two things at once from that travel checklist!