March Entertainment Guide: Adam Sandler, Billie Eilish, Black Girls Rock!

WTOP's Jason Fraley previews March entertainment

March Entertainment Guide

March 1-7: “Boy” at Keegan Theatre

March 1-8: “Mother Road” at Arena Stage

March 1-15: “The 39 Steps” at Constellation Theatre

March 1-15: “The Amen Corner” at Shakespeare Theatre

March 1-21: Washington National Opera’s “Samson & Delilah” at Kennedy Center

March 1-22: “Timon of Athens” at Shakespeare Theatre

March 1-22: “Zomo the Rabbit: A Hip-Hop Creation Myth” at Imagination Stage

March 1-22: Theater Alliance’s “This Bitter Earth” at Anacostia Playhouse

March 1-29: “Easy Women Smoking Loose Cigarettes” at Signature Theatre

March 1-April 5: “Thumbelina” at Imagination Stage

March 1-April 5: “Suddenly Last Summer” at Avant Bard Theatre

March 1-April 12: Dupont Underground & Art Rave present Sunday Arts Market

March 1-April 12: “Picturing the American Buffalo” at American Art Museum

March 1-June 3: “The Diary of Anne Frank” at Olney Theatre Center

March 1-June 7: “Shear Madness” at Kennedy Center

March 1-June 14: “We Return Fighting” at African American History Museum

March 1-May 17: “Face Values” at Smithsonian Design Museum

March 1-May 31: “Women of Progress” at National Portrait Gallery

March 1-July 5: “Beauty Rich & Rare” at National History Museum

March 1-Aug. 30: “Recent Acquisitions” at National Portrait Gallery 

March 1-Sept. 7: “Pat Steir: Color Wheel” at The Hirshhorn

March 1-Sept. 13: “Elephants and Us: Considering Extinction” at American History Museum

March 1-Oct. 12: “Portraits of the World: Denmark” at National Portrait Gallery

March 1-Nov. 1: “Posters from African American Movies” at African American History Museum

March 1-2022: “Neil Armstrong’s Apollo 11 Spacesuit” at Air & Space Museum

March 2-3: Macy Gray at City Winery

March 2-March 22: Washington National Opera’s “Don Giovanni” at Kennedy Center

March 3-8: “Bandstand” at National Theatre

March 3-8: Michelle Wolf at DC Improv

March 3-April 12: “Pass Over” at Studio Theatre

March 4: Garth Brooks receives Gershwin Prize

March 4-8: “Shipwreck” at Woolly Mammoth Theatre

March 4-8: D.C. Independent Film Festival

March 4-April 5: “The Amateurs” at Olney Theatre Center

March 5-7: Sampson McCormick at D.C. Comedy Loft

March 5-23: “Head Over Heels” at Monumental Theatre

March 6: Bruce Hornsby at Strathmore

March 6: Pixar’s “Onward” in movie theaters


March 6: Oak Ridge Boys at The Birchmere

March 6: The Soul Rebels at U Street Music Hall

March 6: Jim Jeffries at MGM National Harbor

March 6: “A Capella Live!” at AMP by Strathmore

March 6: Genesis’ Steve Hackett at Warner Theatre

March 6: Patti Austin at Howard Theatre

March 6-7: Lauryn Hill with Alice Smith at Kennedy Center

March 6-8: Kym Whitley at D.C. Comedy Loft

March 6-8: “The Three Fountains” at Folger Theatre

March 6-8: Teen Performance Company One Acts at Round House Theatre

March 6-21: Hexagon political comedy troupe

March 7: Blaque at Howard Theatre

March 7: Chuck Brown Band at Pearl Street Warehouse

March 7-8: Louis C.K. at Warner Theatre

March 8: Radney Foster at The Hamilton

March 8: Margaret Cho headlines “Women’s Day Comedy Event” at Kennedy Center

March 9: Ava DuVernay presents “13th” at Kennedy Center

March 9: “WWE: Raw” at Capital One Arena

March 10: Graham Nash at The Birchmere

March 10: Crystal Bowersox at City Winery

March 11: Celine Dion at Capital One Arena

March 11-29: Mosaic Theater’s “Inherit the Windbag” at Atlas Performing Arts Center

March 12-22: D.C. Environmental Film Festival

March 13: “My Spy” in movie theaters

March 13: KRS-One at Howard Theatre

March 13: Dweezil Zappa at The Hamilton

March 13: Bernard/Ebb Songwriting Awards at Bethesda Blues & Jazz

March 13-May 20: “Guys and Dolls” at Ford’s Theatre

March 14: Nathaniel Rateliff at The Anthem

March 14: John Lloyd Young at The Barns at Wolf Trap

March 14: O.A.R. at The Hall at Maryland Live!

March 14-15: Dashboard Confessional at 9:30 Club

March 14-28: “Rigoberta ¿dónde estás?” at GALA Hispanic Theatre

March 15: Tony Bennett at Strathmore

March 15: Modest Proposal with Mod Fun at Pearl Street Warehouse

March 15: Ava DuVernay presents “Selma” at Kennedy Center

March 15-16: Sturgill Simpson at The Anthem

March 17: St. Patrick’s Day

March 17: Styx at Warner Theatre

March 17: Shawn Mullins at City Winery

March 17: Ladysmith Black Mambazo at The Barns at Wolf Trap

March 18: Billie Eilish at Capital One Arena

March 19: Adam Sandler at The Hall at Maryland Live!

March 19: Rodney Crowell at The Barns at Wolf Trap

March 19: The Fleshtones at City Winery

March 19-22: Kevin Eubanks at Blues Alley

March 20: Gallant at The Fillmore

March 20: 10,000 Maniacs at The Birchmere


March 20: The Fifth Dimension at The Barns at Wolf Trap

March 20: “Letterkenny Live!” at Lincoln Theatre

March 20: “A Quiet Place: Part II” in movie theaters

March 21: National Philharmonic presents “Mozart’s Requiem” at Strathmore

March 21: Rock & Roll for Children benefit at The Fillmore

March 21: Raheem DeVaughn at City Winery

March 21: Patti Smith, Jesse Paris Smith & Rebecca Foon at Kennedy Center

March 22: Washington Area Theatre Community Honors at The Birchmere

March 22: “The Bachelor: Live on Stage” at MGM National Harbor

March 24: Mark Whitfield at Blues Alley

March 24: Kennedy Center Spring Gala

March 24-April 19: “Camille Claudel” at Signature Theatre

March 25-28: Second City’s “Laughing for all the Wrong Reasons” at The Barns at Wolf Trap

March 26: Mandy Moore at Warner Theatre

March 26: Colin Quinn at State Theatre

March 26-29: Craig Robinson at DC Improv

March 26-April 9: “A New Brain” at 1st Stage

March 27: The Manhattans at The Birchmere

March 27: “Mulan” in movie theaters

March 27: Keane at The Anthem

March 27-April 5: “Romeo and Juliet” at Synetic Theater

March 27-April 5: Sting stars in “The Last Ship” at National Theatre

March 27-June 7: “Shrek: The Musical” at Toby’s Dinner Theatre

March 28: “Beauty and the Beast” with Alan Menken at Strathmore

March 28: Dave Mason of “Traffic” at Weinberg Center

Mach 29: Wammie Awards

March 29: Croce plays Croche at AMP by Strathmore

March 29: “Pee-Wee’s Big Adventure” with Paul Reubens at Warner Theatre

March 30: Third Eye Blind at 9:30 Club

March 31-April 1: Roseanne Cash at The Birchmere

Jason Fraley

Hailed by The Washington Post for “his savantlike ability to name every Best Picture winner in history," Jason Fraley began at WTOP as Morning Drive Writer in 2008, film critic in 2011 and Entertainment Editor in 2014, providing daily arts coverage on-air and online.

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