Perisphere Theater: Creating compelling theater that expands the way DC audiences view the past, the present, and one another.

A reading to fight hate

November 14

Perisphere will perform a playreading at the Trinidad Theatre—Logan Fringe Arts Space on Tuesday, November 14. Local director Lizzi Albert will direct the reading, to benefit the work of a social justice organization.



January 25–February 4, 2018

Our next full production will be Moliere’s Tartuffe, translated by Richard Wilbur, and directed by Bridget Grace Sheaff. A farce from the 17th century, Tartuffe employs witty rhyming couplets and classic characters in his sendup of society’s hypocrisies and privileges. Equally resonant for today’s audiences, the play shows the con man Tartuffe taking over a household right under the patriarch’s nose—unless reason prevails and the family can expose him.

View our auditions for Tartuffe.


The “Spotlight on Copenhagen” post-show salon this past December at Capital Fringe.

See what the critics had to say about our recent production of Copenhagen.


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