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Mike Birbiglia’s The New One to Kick Off 4-City Tour and Open National Theatre Season Beginning September 24

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Comedian Mike Birbiglia will kick off a four-city tour of his hit Broadway play THE NEW ONE at Washington, D.C.’s National Theatre from September 24-29, 2019. The D.C. premiere of MIKE BIRBIGLIA’S THE NEW ONE will also mark the start of the venue’s 2019-2020 Broadway at the National series, which is set to feature an unprecedented 16 productions.

Tickets for MIKE BIRBIGLIA’S THE NEW ONE are currently on sale and may be purchased at TheNationalDC.com or by calling 1-800-514-3849. The National Theatre Box Office is closed to walk-up patrons for the summer, and will reopen for in-person service on Tuesday, September 3. The National Theatre is located at 1321 Pennsylvania Avenue NW in downtown Washington, D.C.

Mike Birbiglia made you laugh in Sleepwalk With Me (it was a play presented by Nathan Lane, then a movie, THEN a book), My Girlfriend’s Boyfriend, and “Thank God for Jokes.” (He was also really funny in that one season of “Orange is the New Black.” And in “Billions.” And “Broad City.”) Now he’s direct from Broadway, telling a new story in a new way with the same heart and humor we’ve come to expect. Lin-Manuel Miranda called THE NEW ONE “as perfect a night as you’re gonna get.” Do not miss THE NEW ONE. Some people say it’s his best one. (It was John Mulaney. Also Vogue.)

THE NEW ONE is recommended for ages 13 and up and runs approximately 1 hour, 20 minutes with no intermission.

As previously announced, tickets are also on sale for JIMMY BUFFETT’S ESCAPE TO MARGARITAVILLE (October 8-13, 2019) and RENT 20TH ANNIVERSARY TOUR(November 12-17, 2019), as well as special performances MYSTERY SCIENCE THEATER 3000 LIVE: THE GREAT CHEESY MOVIE CIRCUS TOUR (October 18-19, 2019),MANDY PATINKIN IN CONCERT: DIARIES (November 29, 2019), and THE SIMON & GARFUNKEL STORY (January 31 – February 1, 2020).

The remainder of the season will go on sale at a later date and is set to include THE ILLUSIONISTS – MAGIC OF THE HOLIDAYS (December 3-8, 2019), Bartlett Sher’s new Broadway revival of FIDDLER ON THE ROOF (December 10-15, 2019), JERSEY BOYS (December 17, 2019 – January 5, 2020), THE KING’S SPEECH (February 11-16, 2020), BANDSTAND (March 3-8, 2020), STING STARRING IN THE LAST SHIP (March 27 – April 5, 2020), ROALD DAHL’S CHARLIE AND THE CHOCOLATE FACTORY (April 7-26, 2020), BLUE MAN GROUP (May 8-17, 2020), and SUMMER: THE DONNA SUMMER MUSICAL (July 22 – August 2, 2020).

Subscription packages are currently available and may be purchased at TheNationalDC.com or by calling the Subscriber Hotline at 202-753-7650. Subscribers receive exclusive benefits including advance show notice, free ticket exchanges, and preferred seating.

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

CALENDAR INFORMATION
MIKE BIRBIGLIA’S THE NEW ONE will run Tuesday, September 24 through Sunday, September 29, 2019.

  • Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday at 7:30pm
  • Friday and Saturday at 8pm
  • Saturday and Sunday matinees at 2pm
  • Sunday evening at 7:30pm

LOCATION
The National Theatre is located at 1321 Pennsylvania Avenue NW in downtown Washington, D.C. Nearby metro stops include Metro Center and Federal Triangle. For parking information, please visit TheNationalDC.com/Directions-Parking.

TICKETS
Tickets for MIKE BIRBIGLIA’S THE NEW ONE are currently on sale and may be purchased at TheNationalDC.com or by calling 1-800-514-3849. The National Theatre Box Office is closed to walk-up patrons for the summer, and will reopen for in-person service on Tuesday, September 3.

GROUPS OF 10+
Groups of 10 or more save on all above-mentioned performances. To book, contact the group sales department at groupsales@thenationaldc.com or by calling the Group Sales Hotline at 202-753-6867.