This is top-level Shakespeare, with superb acting. Try your best to get tickets; the productions are reliably outstanding. Season subscriptions claim many of the seats, and the plays often sell out; so if you're interested in attending a play here, buy your tickets now. The popularity of the Shakespeare Theatre Company's productions at the Lansburgh Theatre led in 2008 to the opening of a second location, the 775-seat Sidney Harman Hall, at 610 F St. NW, across the street from the Verizon Center and just around the corner from the 451-seat Lansburgh Theatre, on 7th Street NW. The 2011-12 season marks the theater's 25th anniversary and comedy is king, it seems: Shakespeare's Much Ado about Nothing, The Two Gentlemen of Verona, and The Merry Wives of Windsor; a comedy by David Ivies called The Heir Apparent; and still another by Carlo Goldoni, called The Service of Two Masters are the highlights, with Eugene O'Neill's Strange Interlude thrown in to satisfy drama queens. Every year, for 2 weeks in late August into mid-September, the company stages a free-admission Shakespeare production, known as the "Free-For-All," in Harman Hall; Julius Caesar was the feature in 2011. The theater's program, Happenings at the Harman, also offers a robust schedule of performances by comedy troupes, avant garde dance companies, and community organizations, mostly aimed at attracting the 20- to 30-something crowd. In the same vein, the theater offers a fantastic deal for those 35 and under: $15 tickets available after 10am every Tuesday, for performances taking place through the following Sunday.