Hard Times


Charles Dickens’s tale of love, loss, and circus folk is set against the backdrop of Industrial Revolution England. This clever version, in which four actors play dozens of characters has not been seen in Washington for over two decades!

Presented by Washington Stage Guild

Show Type
Running Time
160 minutes
(1 Intermission)
Appropriate For All Ages Price Ranges
$25 - $60

Discount Tickets Available Seniors $10 off top ticket price; Students and groups of 10 or more Half price

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Box Office Phone: 240-582-0050

Schedule Open/Close Dates: 11/14/2019 - 12/08/2019
Sunday 02:30pm--
Monday ---
Tuesday ---
Wednesday ---
Thursday 07:30pm--
Friday 08:00pm--
Saturday 02:30pm08:00pm-
Important Dates

Special Performances

  • 11/29/2019 - 2:30pm

Dark Days

  • 11/28/2019 (All day)
Performer Role
Steven Carpenter multiple roles
Brit Herring multiple roles
Chelsea Mayo multiple roles
Sue Struve multiple roles
Production Personnel
Charles Dickens
Adapted by Stephen Jeffries
Bill Largess
Costume Designer
Basmah Alomar
Set Designers
Carl Gudenius
Jingwei Dai
Sound Designer
Frank DiSalvo
Lighting Designer
Marianne Meadows
Adapted By
Stephen Jeffreys
Adapted From
Hard Times by Charles Dickens


Undercroft Theatre
900 Massachusetts Avenue, NW, , Washington, DC 20001

Getting There

  • Gallery Pl-Chinatown (Green/Yellow/Red Lines)
  • Metro Center (Blue/Orange/Red Lines)
  • Mt Vernon Sq 7th St-Convention Center (Green/Yellow Lines)
  • We are in the heart of downtown with many bus routes, plus the downtown Circulator.


  • Street parking
  • Paid garages
  • Paid lot


  • This venue is wheelchair accessible.
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