The Seventh Street Playhouse- LLC, which was founded in
1997, is located steps from the Old Eastern Market in the
Capitol Hill District in Washington, DC, The Seventh Street
Playhouse is a small critically acclaimed non-profit
showcase ensemble repertory theater company comprised of
experienced actors, designers, directors, technicians and
directors. We are a very active theater company, having staged 160 shows since our founding, including 15 productions and 142 staged readings. We average about 14 stagings per year. We charge a nominal fee for our productions and a nominal fee for some of the staged readings, but most are performed as a matter of public service.
Our mission is guided by a statement made by Albert Einstein: "There are two ways to live life. The first is as if nothing is a miracle. The second is as if everything is a miracle."
The Seventh Street Playhouse boasts a resident company of 25 actresses, 27 Actors, and 26 alumni-actors who are still members of the company but no longer active.
We are listed in the Dramatists Guild Resource Directory.
Seventh Street Playhouse dramas are covered by the press, it's work having been referred to over 2100 times during the past decade in both local and National publications. These include Washington Post, The City
Newspaper, The Dramatist Guild Diary and e Letter, Prince Georges Sentinel, The Prince Georges Gazette, the Greenbelt New, The Vandergrift News, The Cosmos Bulletin, The Washington Examiner, The Washington Times, Theatre Talk, Brian Draganuk, Theatre Digest, Capitol Hill Yahoo Group, DC Theatre News, DC Arts, The Wire. The National Press Club, The Green Room, The Lincolnia Newsletter, State Department News, The Hill Rag., The William and Mary Magazine, The Wharton Magazine, The University of Pennsylvania Magazine, Il Voce Italiana, and Winding Streets, the Arts Club of Washington Newsletter, The Lincolnia Bulletin, the Knollwood Bulletin, the Corner Store Newsletter, and the Washington Express
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Our productions and workshops either have been or will be performed in Washington, DC, New York City, Virginia,
Maryland, and Pennsylvania. The 45 venues include: The U.S. Department of State, The Kennedy Center for the
Performing Arts, the Harvard Club of Boston, The National Press Club, the Universalist Stage, The Dramatists Guild of America, Cosmos Theatre, Playwrights Forum, Knollwood, New York University, the Warehouse Theatre, Casa Italiana, Peter Marshall Stage at the New York Avenue Presbyterian Church, Capital Fringe/ Woolley Mammoth Theatre, Capital Fringe/Universalist Stage, Silver Spring Stage/PF, Where Eagles Dare Theatre(NYC), , The Arts Club of Washington, New York International Midtown Festival/Dorothy Strelsin Stage, Abingdon Theatre (NYC), The New Kensington Civic Theatre, St. John's Church(MD), The Corner Store Stage on Capitol Hill, Seventh Street Playhouse, Casino Theatre, St. Mary Armenian Church, the Greenbelt Arts Center in Maryland, The Armed Services Retirement Home in Washington, and Ingleside at Rock Creek. (See Stagings by Venue)