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An innovative collaboration of visual and performing arts and education in the unique historic setting of the former DC prison.

Upcoming Performing Arts Events

June 21, 2014 through August 9, 2014
Mestey Films Productions presents Live Onstage: The Ice Queen  
July 26, 2014
The Workhouse Arts Center is thrilled to be hosting Mount Vernon Nights again this summer!  This series of free public concerts will take place Saturday evenings at 7-8pm on the Quad in June, July and August.
August 2, 2014
The Workhouse Arts Center is thrilled to be hosting Mount Vernon Nights again this summer!  This series of free public concerts will take place Saturday evenings at 7-8pm on the Quad in June, July and August. 
August 2, 2014
Look out! The Divas have taken over the Workhouse Cabaret Stage and will battle it out in a spectacular showcase of showstopping vocals!
August 3, 2014
Look out! The Divas have taken over the Workhouse Cabaret Stage and will battle it out in a spectacular showcase of showstopping vocals!
August 8, 2014 through August 9, 2014
Presented by Front and Center Productions. By Moises Kaufman. 
August 9, 2014
The Workhouse Arts Center is thrilled to be hosting Mount Vernon Nights again this summer!  This series of free public concerts will take place Saturday evenings at 7-8pm on the Quad in June, July and August. 
August 10, 2014
Presented by Front and Center Productions. By Moises Kaufman. 
August 15, 2014 through August 22, 2014
Presented by Metropolitan Performing Arts Theatre.
August 16, 2014 through August 24, 2014
Presented by Metropolitan Performing Arts Theatre.
August 16, 2014
The Workhouse Arts Center is thrilled to be hosting Mount Vernon Nights again this summer!  This series of free public concerts will take place Saturday evenings at 7-8pm on the Quad in June, July and August. 
July 19, 2014 through September 20, 2014
Get on your dancing shoes and come out to the Workhouse for an evening of social ballroom dance led by one of our instructors. Bring a friend, a date or a group and enjoy a casual, fun night out.
August 24, 2014
Presented by Metropolitan Performing Arts Theatre.
August 30, 2014
The Workhouse Arts Center is thrilled to be hosting Mount Vernon Nights again this summer!  This series of free public concerts will take place Saturday evenings at 7-8pm on the Quad in June, July and August. 
September 6, 2014 through September 28, 2014
Presented by Pandemonium Theatrical Productions
September 6, 2014
Our Most Popular Cabaret of 2013 Returns Featuring Additional Music!
September 7, 2014
Our Most Popular Cabaret of 2013 Returns Featuring Additional Music!
September 12, 2014 through October 11, 2014
Presented by Pandemonium Theatrical Productions. Music by Matt Conner, Lyrics adapted from the writings of Edgar Allan Poe. Book by Grace Barnes.
September 14, 2014 through October 12, 2014
Presented by Pandemonium Theatrical Productions. Music by Matt Conner, Lyrics adapted from the writings of Edgar Allan Poe. Book by Grace Barnes. 
October 4, 2014
Join us for a ride on the ‘wrong-side-of-the-tracks” as we perform the best songs from the most nefarious characters in musicdom.
October 5, 2014
Join us for a ride on the ‘wrong-side-of-the-tracks” as we perform the best songs from the most nefarious characters in musicdom.
October 17, 2014 through November 1, 2014
Presented by Unquiet Theatre Company. Written and composed by Richard O'Brien. Directed by Katy Chmura. Choreographed by Jonathan M. Faircloth. 
November 1, 2014
This weekend, the Leading Men of stage and screen take over the cabaret stage!
November 2, 2014
This weekend, the Leading Men of stage and screen take over the cabaret stage! 
December 6, 2014
Hop into the sleigh and enjoy the ride as we present some of the most memorable songs from the holiday season!

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