We are located at 4908 Auburn Ave., on the edge of downtown Bethesda near a park and many fantastic restaurants. Parking is available in a public parking lot adjacent to the theatre. We offer child-friendly cafe-style seating in our gallery with WiFi access and a motion-triggered bubble wall!
Just Imagine Shop
Just Imagine! The Shop at Imagination Stage has something for everyone. Whether you're 1 or 101, you'll find fun, interesting games, gifts, and gadgets at the Just Imagine! gift shop. It's also a perfect stop for the holidays and birthdays. You'll find costumes, soundtracks for many of our hit shows, and other toys that encourage creativity. And, your purchases at the shop support our programs.
Hours: Mon.–Sat. 11:00–5:30, Sun. 12:30–5:30 (Hours may vary, based on show times & class sessions).
Grab a snack or drink with us from our new self-service vending cafe! Hours of operation: whenever the building is open.
Imagination Stage is an inspired arts venue with abstract architecture, innovative programming, and exciting events. As a performing arts and education facility for the young, Imagination Stage is perfectly suited to meet the needs of a diverse community. Located in the DC Metro Area in Bethesda, MD, our theatres, studios, and gallery are sure to meet your rental space needs whether you're hosting a business meeting, lecture, reception, workshop, holiday party, or concert.
The following spaces are available for rent:
The Annette M. and Theodore N. Lerner Family Theatre
Main Stage Theatre, fixed seating for 364 – Three-quarters thrust stage (set design dependent on current show)
Best suited for: Award Shows, Workshops, Lectures, Presentations, Seminars, Staged Readings, Chamber Music Concerts
The Christopher and Dana Reeve Studio Theatre
Black Box Theatre, fixed seating for 142 - Proscenium style performance stage
Best suited for: Business Meetings, Workshops, Lectures, Seminars, Chamber Music Concerts, Dance Recitals, Staged Readings, Film Screenings
Large Main Lobby and Gallery, fits 250 people comfortably - Flexible, multi-purpose and centrally located event area - Café seating available for smaller events
Best suited for: Receptions, Silent Auctions, Dinners
Education Studios and Labs
Studio Classrooms, fits up to 50 people – Up to 6 studio rooms available of various sizes and shapes
Best suited for: Business Meetings, Luncheons, Small Receptions, Workshops, Classes, Seminars, Board Meetings, Break-out Rooms