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2700 F St, Washington, DC 20037

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Shear Madness

January 26 - October 3, 2021

Best Comedy of the Year

Boston Globe (multiple years)

Why See Shear Madness?

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Shear Madness" is one of the most popular comedy theater shows in the world, delighting audiences night after night with its unique blend of madcap improvisation and spine-tickling mystery.

This unique comedy-whodunit takes place today in the "Shear Madness" hairstyling salon and is chock full of sharp and spontaneous humor. During the course of the action, a murder is committed and the audience gets to spot the clues, question the suspects, and solve the funniest mystery in the annals of crime.The outcome is never the same, which is why many audience members return again and again to the scene of the mayhem.

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Additional Information


Opening night: 26 January 2021


Recommended for children over the age of 13, but all ages are welcome.Some innuendo, but in good taste.

Run time

Shear Madness plays for two 2 hours


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