An independent show guide not a venue or show. All tickets 100% guaranteed, some are resale, prices may be above face value. We're an independent show guide not a venue or show. We sell primary, discount and resale tickets, all 100% guaranteed prices may be above face value. We are an independent show guide not a venue or show. We sell primary, discount and resale tickets, all 100% guaranteed and they may be priced above or below face value.

location

2700 F Street, Washington, DC 20037

Shear Madness Poster

Shear Madness

Buy Ticketsbuy tickets

Prices from: $80

Until September 30, 2018

Downright hilarious!

Huffington Post

Why See Shear Madness?

Murder MysteryComedy Theatre

Shear delight, Washington-style!

An American theatre institution, Shear Madness is the longest running non-musical show in American history. It's been running in Boston at the Charles Playhouse for over 30 years, and has enjoyed hugely successful productions the world over. Now it continues in Washington DC for its 26-year open run at the Kennedy Center, in time for the holiday season! Part comedy farce and part murder mystery, no two shows are exactly the same as there's a combination of contemporary humor and inviting the audience to use their amateur sleuthing skills to solve a mysterious death above a buzzing salon!

An old concert pianist has been murdered in her apartment above a hair salon in historic Georgetown, and it's your job to find her killer! Bursting with boundless energy and an incredibly adept cast of improvising, larger-than-life characters, Shear Madness takes audience participation to a whole new level. Sifting through the clues, you decide which twists and turns the show takes. It's a different mystery experience every single night.

show content hide content

Additional Information

Dates

Opening night: 2 November 2017

Audience

Suitable for ages 8+

Run time

Two hours, including one intermission

Next available performances

Tue, May 22

-

$82

Wed, May 23

-

$84

Thu, May 24

-

$82

Fri, May 25

-

$82

Sat, May 26

-

$82

Sun, May 27

$82

Mon, May 28

-

$82

View all times and dates

What you thought

Seen Shear Madness? Loved it? Hated it?

Help your fellow Washington Theater visitors by leaving the first review!

Write a review now

Nearby

Venue home

Venue home

location

Location

restaurantsDiningRestaurants
parking

Parking

hotels

Hotels

Additional Information

seating chart
SeatingSeating map

Spread the word

Sound good to you? Share this page on social media and let your friends know about Shear Madness at Kennedy Center Theater Lab.

Keep up to date

You might also like

Until Jun 3, 2018

Waitress

star ratingstar ratingstar ratingstar rating

Sara Bareilles has written a charming score that suits the quirky material and Mueller's dazzling voice and endearing personality.

Until Jul 28, 2018

Capitol Steps

Putting the MOCK into democracy since 1981!

Until May 26, 2018

Washington National Opera - Candide

If this is the best of possible worlds, what then are the others?

Please note: The term Kennedy Center Theater Lab and/or Shear Madness as well as all associated graphics, logos, and/or other trademarks, tradenames or copyrights are the property of the Kennedy Center Theater Lab and/or Shear Madness and are used herein for factual descriptive purposes only. We are in no way associated with or authorized by the Kennedy Center Theater Lab and/or Shear Madness and neither that entity nor any of its affiliates have licensed or endorsed us to sell tickets, goods and or services in conjunction with their events.