Beverages are available for purchase in the outer lobby, the Helen Hayes Gallery and the balcony during performances.

Don’t want to wait in line at intermission?*

Pay for your refreshments at any bar before the show and then present your receipt at intermission for quick and easy pick up!

Please refrain from bringing outside food and drink into the facility. The consumption of food and beverages inside the theater varies by event.

Please inquire at time of purchase.

*Note: Some performances do not have intermissions.

Alcoholic Beverages

District of Columbia law prohibits the sale of alcoholic beverages to persons under the age of 21. Patrons will be required to show proper identification and proof of age when buying alcoholic beverages. Please remember that it is illegal to drive under the influence of an intoxicant or to consume alcoholic beverages while driving.

Guests in the building identified as being under the age of 21 and in possession of alcohol will be taken to the Security Office and their parents or guardians will be notified for proper advisement. Individuals may be turned over to the Washington D.C. Police Department as deemed necessary.