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Specialty Nights

  • Discussion Nights June 17 & July 9, 2025
  • Pride Night June 27, 2025
  • Masks Required June 28 at 2PM & July 9 at 7:30PM
  • ASL Interpreted July 8, 2025

DC Premiere

The Untitled Unauthorized Hunter S. Thompson Musical

June 3 – July 13, 2025


Let’s get wild in this exciting new musical about the infamous author from the mind of Joe Iconis (Be More Chill) and directed by Tony Award winner Christopher Ashley (Come from Away).

A collision of politics, counterculture and rock and roll in human form, Hunter S. Thompson is impossible to pin down. Careening from the 1940s to 2005, Thompson invents Gonzo journalism, attempts to take down a corrupt president, and quests for equality for his fellow weirdos, outsiders and freaks. However, this anti-hero’s drug-fueled tornado leaves a trail of destruction as he grapples with his legacy in a world that has left him behind.

Funny and unique, as anarchic and irreverent as the writer himself, this explosive rock musical will spark a revolution for the rebel inside us all.

“Funny, freaky, informal, fiercely independent… an emotional passing of the torch to the future activists of the world, a celebration of and a primal call to the freaks and misfits.” – San Diego Magazine‘s review of the original sold out production at La Jolla Playhouse

Running time is approximately 2 hours and 40 minutes, including one 15-minute intermission.

This show contains adult language, guns/gunshots, loud noises, and some disturbing content. It will use strobe lights, herbal cigarettes/joints and theatrical haze. Recommended for ages 18+. Click here for more detailed content warnings

  • Show art does not necessarily reflect production casting.
    Photo by Christopher Mueller. Model: Jonathan Atkinson