MetroStage is a professional not-for-profit theatre company dedicated to producing an eclectic season of contemporary plays and musicals that are chosen to enrich, enlighten, and entertain, and that reflect the diverse population of the Washington metropolitan area. MetroStage presents original, challenging, innovative work: oftentimes unpredictable and nontraditional, work that tells a compelling story. The 130 seat theatre presents opportunities for both the actors and the audience to experience theatre in an intimate, communal setting. MetroStage is an award-winning theatre, recognized for the exceptional talent on its stage. It is also recognized for its role in the development of new plays and musicals.