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Additional events will be announced periodically


Pacific Overtures
March 7 – April 9, 2023
The MAX Theatre

In 1853, after 200 years of stability, Japan faces an American expedition determined to open the “floating kingdom” to trade in this innovative epic of East meets West that is one of Sondheim’s most ambitious and rarely produced musicals.

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Simply Sondheim
Now through March 21, 2024
Streaming on Marquee TV

In honor of Stephen Sondheim’s birthday, we are partnering with Marquee TV to re-release our 2021 production of Simply Sondheim. Created specifically for Signature Theatre with special permission from Sondheim himself, this jam-packed revue features over 30 songs from the composer’s canon and features a brilliant cast of Broadway stars and Signature favorites.

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Please note: Simply Sondheim is only available for Marquee TV subscribers, it is not available to purchase separately


A Conversation with John Weidman
Sunday, March 26 at 5PM
The Mead Lobby or streaming live on YouTube @sigtheatre
FREE, No reservation required

Pacific Overtures book writer John Weidman joins Associate Artistic Director Ethan Heard for an in-person conversation. Come listen about his collaborations with Stephen Sondheim including Assassins and Road Show, his writing career, and how Pacific Overtures was developed including the updates made to bring the fifty-year-old musical up to 2023.

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Merrily We Sing-Along: West Side Story
Friday, April 14, 7:30PM at Ali’s Bar

The next Merrily We Sing-Along will highlight Sondheim’s lyrical contributions to the score of West Side Story. Whether you’re a Jet or a Shark, come join us for “Something’s Coming,” “Tonight,” “Maria” and, of course, “I Feel Pretty.”

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Sweeney Todd
May 16 – July 9, 2023
The MAX Theatre

Sondheim’s deliciously dark masterpiece is a savory Victorian melodrama featuring the songs “The Worst Pies in London,” “A Little Priest,” “Johanna” and “Not While I’m Around.”

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Merrily We Sing-Along: Everything’s Coming Up Sondheim
Monday, June 12, 7:30PM at Ali’s Bar
Tickets go on sale May 12, 2023 at noon

The final Merrily We Sing-Along features a grab-bag assortment of songs you haven’t heard yet! It will be a surprise race against the clock as we count down and sing out (Louise!) to fill in those final songs in the Sharing Sondheim project.

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Everything Was Possible: Talkback and Book Signing with Anika and Ted Chapin
Friday, December 16, 5-6PM
The Mead Lobby or streaming live on YouTube @sigtheatre
FREE, No reservation required

Director of Artistic Development Anika Chapin sits down with author and former president of the Rodgers & Hammerstein Organization Ted Chapin to discuss his celebrated book Everything Was Possible: The Birth of the Musical Follies and his long career in the industry. The father/daughter duo will talk about the book, his experience working on Follies and their reflections on Sondheim. The talkback will be followed by a book signing. 

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The Signature Show: A Tribute to Stephen Sondheim
Saturday, November 26
FREE on YouTube @sigtheatre

This special episode of The Signature Show on the one-year anniversary of Sondheim’s passing will be dedicated to remembering his life and work with songs, musical games and tributes.

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Into the Woods
November 9, 2022 – January 29, 2023
The MAX Theatre

Escape into a fantastical fairytale adventure where dreams come true, but not free in this sophisticated musical twist on beloved childhood fables featuring songs such as “Giants in the Sky” and “Children Will Listen.”

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Merrily We Sing-Along: Love, I Hear
Friday, February 10, 7:30PM at Ali’s Bar

In February, join us as we celebrate Valentine’s Day as only Signature can with a hilarious and lively sing-along evening of Sondheim’s love songs, including “Losing My Mind,” “The Miller’s Son”, “Not Getting Married Today” and “Loving You.”

Assassins Walking Tour
Saturday, March 18 at 2PM

Tour starts at Lafayette Square in front of the Andrew Jackson statue and will be approximately 2 hours long.

As part of the Sharing Sondheim project, listen and speak the lyrics of the musical Assassins while you follow in the footsteps of John Wilkes Booth and other presidential assassins at a walking tour in Downtown DC, led by experienced tour guide Jess Unger. Learn about the motives of the characters from the Sondheim musical and see how the city itself has been altered to keep the president safe.