Visiting the Warner Theatre in Washington, D.C.

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The Warner Theatre, located in the heart of downtown Washington, D.C., is a 1,847-seat theater that features a variety of professional performances including comedies, dramas, and musicals. If you’re touring the nation’s capital, this still-operating theatre is only three blocks from the White House and offers entertainment year round.

When you’re planning your trip to Washington, D.C., make sure to book tickets to shows at the Warner Theatre for better and cheaper seats—some shows do sell out, so be sure to check ahead on the company’s website.

Originally constructed in 1924, this historic theater was remodeled in the 1990s and still maintains the charm of a time long gone in American culture, with rich, decadent tapestries and newly refurbished classic theatre seating.

Address: 513 13th Street NW, Washington, D.C.

Closest Metro: Metro Center

Website: The Warner Theatre

Getting Tickets to a Warner Theatre Production

Whether you’re in the mood for a concert or a live stage performance, the Warner Theatre is your one-stop shop for entertainment on the Hill, and many of our nation’s great politicians frequent this nearly century-old historic showcase of talent.

Tickets are available online and at the box office (which can also be reached by phone), so if you’re planning your trip to Washington, D.C. and want to experience arts and culture like you’ve never seen before, head over to the company’s website and browse this year’s selection of visual experiences, concerts, and plays.

A $5 service charge is added to all tickets purchased at the Warner Theatre Box Office, but Ticketmaster.com, who manages a majority of the theater’s ticketing, also has a processing fee for buying online.

Event space is also available for special events, concerts, receptions, private events, and corporate meetings for a large fee—consult the company’s website for special event and corporate buyout pricing.

Getting to the Warner Theatre and Parking in Downtown D.C.

The Warner Theatre is located in the heart of Washington, DC, just three blocks from The White House, and many restaurants, hotels, and shops are located in the neighborhood surrounding the theater.

However, if you’re unfamiliar with the metro area, you may want to plan where you’ll park before the show. The following parking lots are located within a short walk of the venue and offer competitive pricing for parking through the duration of your show:

  • PMI—1220 E Street NW

  • PMI—1325 G Street NW

  • QUICK PARK I—1301 Pennsylvania Avenue NW

  • QUICK PARK II—1331 Pennsylvania Avenue NW

  • COLONIAL PARKING—1201 Pennsylvania Avenue NW

  • CARRPARK—1450 F Street NW

Call the box office at the Warner Theatre for more information on parking discounts offered through the purchase of a show ticket.