The Lincoln Theatre

1215 U St NW
Washington, District of Columbia DC  20009

Phone: (202) 888-0050

The Lincoln Theatre

The Lincoln Theatre, built in 1922, was a cultural center of D.C., predating and influencing Harlem’s renaissance. Washington natives Duke Ellington and Pearl Bailey were joined by nationally acclaimed artists such as Ella Fitzgerald, Billie Holliday, Nat King Cole, Cab Calloway, Louis Armstrong, and Sarah Vaughn who performed regularly on the storied stage. President Franklin D. Roosevelt celebrated his birthday parties at the Lincoln Colonnade, a party hall once located at the Theatre.

In June 2013, I.M.P was selected by the District of Columbia to operate the theater in the city's U Street neighborhood. I.M.P. also operates the 9:30 Club in the District and Merriweather Post Pavilion in Columbia, Md.

"The Jewel On U"

Box office is open Mon-Fri from 1-7pm (and later on show nights). Open Sat & Sun beginning at 1pm IF we have a show.

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Parking: Street

Categories: Concert Venue, Performance Venue, Theatre

Hours

Mon: 1:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Tue: 1:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Wed: 1:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Thu: 1:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Fri: 1:00 pm - 7:00 pm



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Past Events

RuPaul's Drag Race: Werq The World - Washington D.C.

RuPaul's Drag Race: Werq The World - Washington D.C.
08:00 pm - 10/23/2018

At The Lincoln Theatre

Your favorite drag stars return with a fierce new show for 2018 in The Official RuPauls Drag Race World Tour! Hosted by Bob The Drag Queen with sickening performances...

Yann Tiersen {NEW DATE}

Yann Tiersen {NEW DATE}
06:30 pm - 06/17/2018

At The Lincoln Theatre

#YannLincoln Due to unforeseen circumstances, Yann Tiersen’s show has been postponed to June 17, 2018. All tickets for the December 5 show will be honored on...

Eels

Eels
06:30 pm - 06/11/2018

At The Lincoln Theatre

Radiotopia Live: East Coast Tour

Radiotopia Live: East Coast Tour
06:30 pm - 05/09/2018

At The Lincoln Theatre

Radiotopia Live brings extraordinary, cutting-edge podcasts out of your headphones and onto the stage. For the first time ever, we’re touring the East Coast. ...

Mayor Bowser's 2018 AAPI Heritage Month Celebration

Mayor Bowser's 2018 AAPI Heritage Month Celebration
07:00 pm - 05/07/2018

At The Lincoln Theatre

May is nationally recognized as AAPI Heritage Month. The Mayor’s Office on Asian and Pacific Islander Affairs invites you to Mayor Bowser’s annual Asian American...

CityDance DREAM Gala 2018

CityDance DREAM Gala 2018
08:00 pm - 05/05/2018

At The Lincoln Theatre

The CityDance DREAM Gala is a show-stopping evening of dance! The world's leading classical, contemporary, hip hop & tap dance artists unite for a heart pounding...

Calexico

Calexico
06:30 pm - 04/27/2018

At The Lincoln Theatre

George Ezra

George Ezra
06:30 pm - 04/26/2018

At The Lincoln Theatre

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