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Woolly Mammoth Theatre Company

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Address: 641 D St NW, Washington DC, DC 20004
Phone Number: 202-393-3939
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Best small theater in DC

Woolly is the best small theater in DC. Engaging performances, top level talent, fresh new stories, and excellent set design. I'll keep coming back.

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 4, 2016
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Alexandria, Virginia
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Alexandria, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2016

Woolly is the best small theater in DC. Engaging performances, top level talent, fresh new stories, and excellent set design. I'll keep coming back.

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Warrenton, Virginia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2016 via mobile

We hadn't been to the Woolly Mammoth since the move years ago. This new spot is so much better and close to great restaurants. We saw Guards at the Taj. The actors were phenomenal. The show was dark, deep and disturbing. We loved it. However, we had to move 3 times before we were in our correct seats. The ushers... More 

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Brussels, Belgium
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 23, 2015

We've attended both dramatic and comedic performances at the WM, and enjoyed everything. The space is small and intimate- don't think that there's a bad seat in the house. I love their selection of shows, even when they seem bizarre (eg, "Famous Puppet Death Scenes"). The box office has always been efficient and friendly. There are lots of nearby restaurants... More 

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2015 via mobile

Cool, fun, off the beaten path shows in a prime location in Penn Quarter. There is a small bar for drinks but tons of options outside the theater as well. As far as seating goes, the theater is small, so unless you absolutely want to be on the front row, for a lot less money, you can be on the... More 

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Oxon Hill, Maryland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2015

This is a beautiful facility that's home to unique, creative shows. The relatively small size of theater makes for intimate performances -- it's easy to see the expressions on the performers' faces and the details in the sets and staging. Wooly Mammoth's large, airy lobby/atrium area has an industrial feel -- all steel, cement, and glass, with wood and brick... More 

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Arlington, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2015

After years of attending a show or two a year, I've finally taken the plunge and ordered season tickets as this reliable theatre. Woolly offers immersive experiences for theatre-goers, inviting patrons to "get into character" with creative lobby designs and interactions. The plays at this venue are often humorous, and in my experience, always quality.

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United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

We're both long time patrons & volunteer ushers at WOOLLY! It's one of the most contemporary of venues in the Penn Quarter area of DC. While WOOLLY is known for it's 'out there' plays ... it also hosts shows from out of town. For example, we just saw last week a Second City of Chicago comedy show called "Let Them... More 

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Charleston, West Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2015

We just made our first visit to Woolly Mammoth Theatre Company to see their production of "Zombie: The American" by director/playwright Robert O'Hara ("Antebellum" & the Obie Award winning "Bootycandy", both of which have been produced at Woolly.) Huge "Walking Dead" fan that I am, I'll admit they had me at 'zombies' & Mr. O'Hara's sci-fi thriller/black comedy set in... More 

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Arlington, Virginia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2015

Woolly Mammoth is a medium budget company which specializes in producing "innovative scripts with something challenging to say" They have a top notch acting company and very high production values. I attended their current production "Zombie The American" . While very well done and featuring a great first act, the the second act and the resolution left something to be... More 

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015

I was here today for Chad Beckim's sparsely-set Lights Rise on Grace. The theater again, was the perfect venue for a tightly- scripted drama that required focus on three colorful characters and the multi-roles they portrayed. While I enjoyed the a la Tarantino take on crass verbiage, their individual stories tender moments were lost in the rapid script and the... More 

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