Lisner Auditorium is a revered D.C. and National Historic Landmark that first opened its doors to the public in 1946. Today this lovingly preserved architectural icon is home to an eclectic line up of world class performances by artists hailing from around the globe and is well known for the quality and diversity of its performances.
Music lovers might be interested in experiencing Salif Keita’s acoustic West African rhythms or hearing trumpets and trombones in the Balkanic orchestral fusion of the Boban and Marko Markovic Orchestra. Ttry attending an evening of comedy with Rosie O’Donnell and Tig Notaro, or witness the beauty of the human form in a dance performance by the Jessica Lang Company, combining both ballet and contemporary movements.
These are just a small sampling of the kind of performances you’ll find at Lisner Auditorium, so be sure to check the website for a full list of scheduled events at this historic venue near Residences on the Avenue.
730 21st Street NW
Washington, DC 20052