Single tickets

Single tickets can be purchased online or at the door.  Theater Alliance recognizes and supports students, seniors, active and retired military, as well as East of the River neighbors and industry professionals with discounted tickets.

Students, Seniors, and Military

Discounted prices ($10 off) are available for each performance for students, seniors, and military personnel.

Half-Price Previews

See the show before it opens and pay half price! Be the first to see the latest Theater Alliance offering while it’s still in progress. Preview audiences play a crucial role by offering real-time feedback to shows. The 50% discount is a way of saying thank you!


Become the proud owner of a Theater Alliance Season Subscription Package and experience each of this season’s thought-provoking, socially conscious works.

Subscriptions include substantial discounts off the Single Ticket price and offer numerous other benefits, including reserved seating and a free drink at each performance you attend.

Additional events for subscribers include the season announcement party, working rehearsal invitations, and Hothouse event invitations.

Budget Friendly

You save 18% off the Single Ticket price when you buy a subscription and get a complimentary beverage at every performance you attend.


As a subscriber, you may attend shows on the dates of your choosing. Selection is not required at the time of purchase, and changes to your reservations can be accommodated until 24 hours before your show. Just contact the Box Office to have everything taken care of for you!

Best Seats

Theater Alliance reserves the best seats in the house for subscribers! Single Tickets are general admission.

Bring a Friend for Free

Introduce a friend to Theater Alliance! To help make that introduction, each subscription comes with one complimentary ticket to use for any of the new plays in the season.

Radical Neighboring

10 tickets to every performance (excluding Opening Nights) are reserved for walkups. Starting one hour before the performance, walk up to the Box Office and Name Your Own Price! Tickets are limited. One per person. Come early to ensure you get one!

Group sales

Theater Alliance offers a 10% discount for groups of 10 or more – the larger the group, the greater the discount.  Call 202-241-2539 for more information.


The Anacostia Playhouse is located at street level and is wheelchair accessible. Please contact the Box Office to request accessible seating when you purchase your tickets.

Ticket and box office policies

Tickets: All patrons are required to have a ticket, regardless of age.

Late Seating: Once the performance has begun, entrance into the theater is subject to availability and not guaranteed.  Late seating may or may not be permitted at the discretion of Theater Alliance House Management Staff. All patrons are encouraged to arrive at least 15 minutes before show time.  Refunds will not be issued to late arrivals.

Cell Phones and Electronic Devices: Cell phones disrupt the performance. They must be turned off before the show begins. Cameras, recorders, pagers, laser pointers, etc. are prohibited inside the theater.

No Recording: Photography, videotaping, audio, or other recordings of events are expressly prohibited.

Ticket Exchanges or Refunds: Theater Alliance does not provide tickets refunds or exchanges.  If you are a subscriber, please contact the Box Office.

In Case of Bad Weather: If bad weather prevents you from attending, call the Box Office as soon as possible and no later than the following day, to make alternative arrangements, excluding a refund.

Cancellations: In the unlikely event that a show is cancelled, best efforts will be given to notify patrons at the earliest possible time. Show cancellations are typically communicated via e-mail, phone, and social media. In the event of a cancellation, you will be given the opportunity to move your ticket(s) to another date of the production at no additional cost based on available seating. If you are not able to attend any of the remaining performances, you may select to attend another production in the current Theater Alliance season or request a refund. All refund requests must be submitted within 10 business days of the canceled performance. If requesting a refund after this deadline, you will be given the option of using the value of your ticket(s) toward another production or turning your purchase into a tax-deductible donation to Theater Alliance.

Smoking: Smoking, including the use of electronic cigarettes, is not permitted in the Anacostia Playhouse. Smoking is only permitted at least 25 feet from the building entrance.

Conduct and Liability: Theater Alliance reserves the right to refuse admission or eject any person whose conduct is deemed unbecoming or interferes with the audience’s ability to enjoy the performance in the manner in which it is intended. No refunds. Ticket holders expressly assume all liability for risk and danger incidental to the ticketed event. Your use of a ticket acknowledges your willingness to appear in photographs or video taken in the lobby or theater and your agreement to hold harmless Theater Alliance, its elected officials, executive officers, agents, and/or employees from liability resulting from use of such photographs or video.

You’ve got your tickets, now plan your night out.