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

Intimate Apparel Feb 29

In 1905, Esther, a proud but shy black seamstress, sews intimates for her clientele. She’s saved quite a bit making beautiful undergarments for both posh Fifth Avenue boudoirs and upscale bordellos, all while daydreaming of romance and new beginnings. BY LYNN NOTTAGE, a two-time…

Elephant & Piggie's We're In A Play Mar 02

In this vaudevillian romp, Elephant and Piggie sing and dance their way through plenty of pachydermal peril and swiney suspense. An elephant named Gerald and a pig named Piggie are best, best, “bestus” friends, but Gerald worries that something could go wrong that would end their…

Retro Prom Mar 16

MET’s 19TH ANNUAL FUNDRAISER Dance the night away with Maryland Ensemble Theatre for our annual fundraising party! Prom Attire (any decade) is encouraged but not required. This year's theme: 80s! SATURDAY, MARCH 16, 2024 | 7:00PM – 11:00PM William Talley Recreation Center…

DIANA Mar 23

It’s 1981 and the world is hungry for a royal wedding — but is the 20-year-old bride prepared for what comes after? Following her storybook union, Princess Diana faces a distant husband, an unmovable monarchy, and overwhelming media scrutiny. But her modern perspective and…