Consider the Theatre History Track if you are -- or want to be:
An Academic Researcher
Enhance your abilities to research and contextualize theatrical texts, with hands-on instruction and resources you can only find in DC. Increase your professional skills, both the practical and theoretical, with M.A. courses that focus on theatre history and theory, as well as western theatre and culture, while having possible resources such as the extensive collections at the Library of Congress and Folger Shakespeare Library nearby.
A College Professor
Increase your skills in analyzing and understanding theatrical texts, with intensive M.A. courses that prepare you for future Ph.D work. You can also apply for a Teaching Assistant position, which helps you build valuable experience instructing at the college level. Opt to write a Master's Thesis, under the supervision of your advisor, giving you the tools you need for future dissertation work.