Crystal City is home to many arts programs, including the renowned Synetic Theater. Synetic Theater, located at 1800 S Bell St, is one of the most successful motion theater companies in the country and they continue to impress residents, workers, and visitors of Crystal City with their productions. Not far from the Crystal City Metro station, Synetic is easy to access and is enjoyable for the whole family. Synetic also hosts their annual summer camp here in Crystal City. Visit their website to learn more and view their schedule for the upcoming season.

Arena Stage, another popular theater company in the DC metro area, held productions in Crystal City for several years while their current home, the Mead Center for American Theater was being built.