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Shear Madness

Theater Lab

Set today in the Shear Madness hairstyling salon, this record-breaking comedy is Washington’s hilarious whodunit. After more than 17,800 performances, the show has stayed in great shape. Performances are ongoing.

Oct. 3, 2023 - Sep. 29, 2024

Description

Shear Madness is interactive, immersive, and irresistible!

Set in present-day Georgetown, Shear Madness engages locals and visitors alike as armchair detectives to help solve the scissor-stabbing murder of a famed concert pianist who lives above the Shear Madness unisex hairstyling salon. The show combines up-to-the-minute improvisational humor and a mixture of audience sleuthing to deliver a unique performance each night.

With more than 17,800 performances at the Kennedy Center, Shear Madness is the longest-running play in the history of American Theater.

Performance Timing: 2 hours, with one intermission.

SINGLE TICKET NOTE: Shear Madness performances are ongoing except when the production is on hiatus from the Theater Lab. Please see the current ticket on-sale in the “View All Times” button.

GROUP TICKETS NOTE: Discounted group tickets (for 15 or more people) are on sale now for all performances through September 29, 2024. Please contact the Group Sales office for further information or to make reservations.

DC Metro Theatre's Review of Shear Madness

It’s laugh-out-loud funny!

DC Metro Theater Arts

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Shear Madness at the Kennedy Center

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Set today in the Shear Madness hairstyling salon, this record-breaking comedy is Washington's hilarious whodunit. After more than 13,200 performances, the show has stayed in great shape. Performances are ongoing.

Variety's review of Shear Madness

A legitimate phenomenon

Variety

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