Getting To Theater J Shows Around Town

Theater J’s 2018-2019 season is taking place at four venues around DC:

The Kennedy Center Family Theater for The Pianist of Willesden Lane (September 12 — 30, 2018)
Arena Stage for Actually (October 17 — November 18, 2018)
GALA Hispanic Theatre for Talley’s Folly (December 7 — 30, 2018)
Georgetown University’s Davis Performing Arts Center for The Jewish Queen Lear (March 13 — April 7, 2019)

Georgetown University Davis Performing Arts Center/Gonda Theatre  37th St and O St NW

Taxi/Ride Services:

We strongly recommend using a taxi or ride service and being dropped off and picked up at the Front Gates at 37th Street and O Street NW, using the address “3702 O Street NW.”  This is the main entrance to Georgetown’s campus and taxis are often available there. It is a short walk (approximately one block) to the Davis Performing Arts Center/Gonda Theatre. Walk through the circle toward the castle-like buildings. Walk between those two buildings and the Davis Performing Arts Center will be right in front of you (with the large marquees).


If you are driving to campus, please allow approximately 20 minutes to park and walk to the Davis Performing Arts Center. Limited parking may be found on the Georgetown campus in the cash-only parking garage located in the Southwest Garage (SWQ) off the entrance to campus only accessible from Canal Road. Search for “Southwest Garage, Washington, DC 20007” when mapping directions. Parking is free on weekends. On weekdays, parking is $9 after 7:00 PM.  For more details, visit There is limited street parking in the neighborhood (metered and unmetered) that is good for two hours until either 8:30 PM or 9:00 PM, depending on location and subject to parking signs/meters as applicable.


Take Metro rail to Dupont Circle  and transfer (stop is at P Street and 20th Street) to the G2 bus to Georgetown University.  It lets you off at the Front Gates.  Check schedule/route at

Getting to the Davis Performing Arts Center

Walking to the Davis Performing Arts Center from the Southwest Garage

  • Park in the Southwest Garage, accessible via Canal Rd, NW. (Free on weekends, cash only on weeknights)
  • Elevators and Pedestrian Garage exits let out by building 40
  • Walk across courtyard (41 on map)
  • Continue straight past Dining Hall
  • Cross Street and continue straigh – where the cross hatch is painted on the road
  • Walk up the hill – take the first left
  • Follow the road, through the tunnel, around to the right.
  • The Davis Performing Arts Center will be on your left. (Building highlighted in yellow on the map).