To transform the experience of classic texts for artist and audience


  • We believe in affordable theatre experiences.

  • We believe that language is complex, beautiful, and approachable.

  • We believe that artists have value, and should be compensated fairly for their work.  

  • We believe in intentional actor-driven theatricality and the opportunities of the theatrical medium.

  • We believe in essential, focused storytelling.

  • We believe in exploring unique perspectives that transform our experience of classic texts.

  • We believe that theatre is collaborative, and the work we create is enhanced by contributions from all of our artists.



Named by the DCist as one of The Best Small Theatre Companies of 2015


"We Happy Few Productions makes a great case for revisiting the golden oldies. This theater troupe . . . makes the words from bygone eras feel fresh and urgent." - DCist


"A new approach to Shakespeare you will not want to miss." - DC Metro Theatre Arts

"The model that We Happy Few Productions has built and perfected over the last seven years is, for my money, one of the most admirable and sustainable of any theatre company in DC."

- Broadway World DC


"We Happy Few has made its mark with pared down but impactful productions." - DC Theatre Scene


Broadway World DC credits WHF with "Enlivening classic theatre through bare-bones, ensemble storytelling."

"One of my favorite things about any We Happy Few production is the vigor and joy with which the performers throw themselves into the work." - DC Theatre Scene