Wolf Trap Announces First Performances Of Summer 2018

Wolf Trap Announces First Performances Of Summer 2018

Wolf Trap Foundation for the Performing Arts has announced the first performances of Summer 2018 at the Filene Center at Wolf Trap National Park for the Performing Arts. Tickets go on sale to the general public beginning at 10 a.m. Saturday, February 17; Wolf Trap members (donors of $75 and up) have access to presales and are beginning to purchase tickets now. A complete calendar of performances may be found at wolftrap.org/calendar.

As America's only national park for the performing arts, Wolf Trap is deeply committed to diversity in programming, access points for music lovers of all kinds, and affordability. The 16-week summer season at the 7,028-seat Filene Center is made possible through a public-private partnership between the nonprofit Wolf Trap Foundation for the Performing Arts and the National Park Service.

"We look forward to summer all year here at Wolf Trap, and we couldn't wait to announce this first set of performances. Enjoying a show at Wolf Trap under the stars with friends is such a quintessential summer experience and we wanted to allow our patrons to start planning even earlier this year," said Arvind Manocha, president and CEO of Wolf Trap Foundation. "There are more shows being announced in March, so today's news is just the start of a fantastic season rollout."

Tickets for all announced performances go on sale to the public on Saturday, February 17 at 10:00 a.m. Opening day specials include $10 lawn and $20 rear orchestra seats for select performances by the National Symphony Orchestra, as well as The Washington Ballet, Les Ballets Trockadero de Monte Carlo and more.

Young at Arts, Wolf Trap's accessibility initiative which offers free youth tickets to select performing arts events, will continue in 2018. A roster of eligible performances will be announced on February 27, 2018.

Additional performances at the Filene Center will be announced March 8, 2018, and all performances at Children's Theatre-in-the-Woods will be announced April 3, 2018.

Ticketing and On-Sale Information

  • Tickets for these performances go on sale to the public on Saturday, February 17 at 10 a.m.
  • Pricing varies by performance and seat location. See individual performance listings online or the calendar below for prices.
  • Wolf Trap members have access to exclusive presales and may purchase tickets in advance of the general public. Memberships, which are tax-deductible, start at $75. For more information, visit wolftrap.org/membership.

On February 17 and 18, tickets may be purchased:

Wolf Trap Foundation for the Performing Arts, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit, produces and presents a full range of performance and education programs in the Greater Washington area, as well as nationally. Wolf Trap features three performance venues: the outdoor Filene Center and Children's Theatre-in-the-Woods, both located at Wolf Trap National Park for the Performing Arts, and The Barns at Wolf Trap, located down the road from the national park and adjacent to the Center for Education at Wolf Trap. The 7,028-seat Filene Center is operated in partnership with the National Park Service and annually showcases an extensive array of diverse artists, ranging from pop, country, folk, and blues to classical music, dance, and theatre, as well as multimedia presentations, from May through September. The Barns at Wolf Trap is operated by the Wolf Trap Foundation year round, and during the summer months is home to the Grammy-nominated Wolf Trap Opera, one of America's outstanding resident ensemble programs for young opera singers. Wolf Trap's education programs include the nationally acclaimed Wolf Trap Institute for Early Learning Through the Arts, Children's Theatre-in-the-Woods, a diverse array of arts education classes, grants, and a nationally recognized internship program.

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