Shakespeare Theatre Company. Ten-dollar tickets for ages 35 and under are available Tuesday at 10 AM for the week’s shows. Shakespeare Theatre also offers young-professionals events, where you can socialize and see a show for $10 to $25. Lansburgh Theatre, 450 Seventh St., NW; Sidney Harman Hall, 610 F St. NW; 877-487-8849.
Strathmore. National Philharmonic concerts are free for children ages 7 to 17. Free tickets are not available online. 5301 Tuckerman La., North Bethesda; 301-581-5100.
Woolly Mammoth Theatre Company. People under age 25 can purchase $15 tickets for any performance except pre-discounted limited-run performances. 641 D St., NW; 202-393-3939.
PAY WHAT YOU CAN
American Century Theater. Most preview nights—and at least one Wednesday performance of each show—are “pay what you can” (PWYC). Gunston Arts Center, Theater II, 2700 S. Lang St., Arlington; 703-998-4555.
MetroStage. Every show’s first preview is PWYC. 1201 N. Royal St.; Alexandria; 703-548-9044.
Round House Theatre. The Bethesda theater offers two PWYC performances per production. Tickets go on sale an hour before curtain at the box office and are cash only. 4545 East-West Hwy., Bethesda; 240-644-1100.
Washington Improv Theater. Non-ticketed events are PWYC or free. Doors open 15 minutes before the show. 1835 14th St., NW; 202-204-7770.
Woolly Mammoth Theatre Company. The first two nights of a new production—usually Monday and Tuesday—are PWYC. Limit two tickets per person. Tickets are available 90 minutes prior to showtime. 641 D St., NW; 202-393-3939.