Performing Arts in Frederick, MD

Downtown Frederick is a designated Arts & Entertainment District. The city has an extensive number of performance arts companies and venues featuring a wide variety of live entertainment. 

Experience Frederick's Theater District with the Weinberg Center for the ArtsMaryland Ensemble Theatre, and New Spire Stages to experience world-class performances by artists from all over the world. 

Performance arts offerings are scheduled each weekend and many weekday evenings as well. Time your visit to coincide with a musical, dance, or theatrical entertainment.


Attend these upcoming performances

The Prom May 19

The Prom follows four Broadway actors lamenting their days of fame, as they travel to the conservative town of Edgewater, Indiana, to help a lesbian student banned from bringing her girlfriend to high school prom.

Head Over Heels May 30

In this joyous musical featuring the music of 80s band, The Go-Gos, Princess Pamela, a headstrong and adventurous young woman embarks on a quest to save her kingdom from a prophecy of doom. SONGS BY THE GO-GO’S ADAPTED BY JAMES MAGRUDER BASED ON THE ARCADIA BY SIR PHILIP SIDNEY…

Sean Dagher Sings Sea Shanties Jun 14

New Spire Arts is transformed into a cozy pub setting, for this evening filled with sea shanties and entertainment led by the talented Seán Dagher! A dynamic performer, arranger, and composer, Seán brings his expertise in folk and classical music traditions to the stage…

The California Sound Jun 22

Whether it is the Surf Sounds of the Beach Boys and Jan & Dean, the Folk Rock of the Byrds, Crosby, Stills & Nash, or the Classic Rock of Creedence Clearwater Revival, the Eagles, the Doobie Brothers and more, the “California Sound” helped define the music and culture of…

Terry Fator - On The Road Again Jul 12

“Terry Fator: On the Road Again” features comedy, modern songs and favorites from the 60s, 70s, 80s and 90s, hilarious musical parodies and Terry’s unique ventriloquism skills that have made him a must see Las Vegas headliner for many years. This tour showcases a new version of…