2021/2022 Season

The Miraculous Magical Balloon

August – October 2021 / Pop-Up Outdoor Locations in Arlington

Expressed through body and facial masks, pantomime illusions, and dazzling choreography, The Miraculous Magical Balloon tells a story of a traveling actor and his magical trunk, full of toys, tricks, and surprises.


Shhhhhakespeare Revue

September 10-11, 2021 / Lubber Run Amphitheater

 In honor of our 20th Anniversary, Synetic has developed a brand new show featuring favorite moments from our Wordless Shakespeare Series. Watch an incredible cast of 6 actors take on 34 roles from 10 plays in just 60 minutes!


The Madness of Poe

October 11-31, 2021 / Synetic Theater at Crystal City

Join us back in our theater for an evening Edgar Allan Poe’s classic stories envisioned as a kaleidoscopic tapestry of terror. Featuring a re-imagining of our 2007 hit adaptation of “The Fall of the House of Usher” plus other tales from the inventor of American horror, “The Madness of Poe” is suspenseful, sinister, sensual – classic Synetic in every way.

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November 27 – December 18, 2021 / Synetic Theater at Crystal City

This holiday season, Cinderella is stepping into her own shoes! Led by an all-female team of creators, this festive take on the classic fairytale is inspired by Afro-Latino music and dance. It is a perfect fit for audiences of all ages and all backgrounds!

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The Servant of Two Masters

April 6 – April 24, 2022 / Synetic Theater at Crystal City

Mistaken identities, wily servants, and madcap antics abound in this laugh-a-minute tale of the ultimate trickster. Helmed by Vato Tsikurishvili and the Helen Hayes Award-nominated team from the 2019 hit Cyrano de Bergerac, The Servant of Two Masters is a raucous adaptation of Carlo Goldoni’s classic farce.

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Teen Twelfth Night

May 20-29, 2022 / Synetic Theater at Crystal City

If music be the food of love, play on! The brilliant young artists of the Teen Company present Synetic’s celebrated 1920s take on Shakespeare’s whirlwind of romance and slapstick.



A Midsummer Night’s Dream

July 1 – July 24, 2022 | Synetic Theater

Synetic Theater, the home of American Physical Theater and movement-based storytelling, announces the return of its acclaimed adaptation of William Shakespeare’s A Midsummer Night’s Dream, directed and choreographed by company co-founders Paata and Irina Tsikurishvili. The production runs July 1 through July 24, 2022.

This playful adaptation of Shakespeare’s timeless comedy feature’s Synetic’s trademark wordless storytelling. This fantastical, darkly playful game of love, mistaken identity, and the supernatural was honored with nine Helen Hayes Award Nominations when it was first produced in 2010, taking home the award for Outstanding Ensemble and Outstanding Resident Play. Since then, the production has performed to great acclaim in 2013 and 2015, and toured Mexico for the 2014 Festival Internacional.