Venue Details

143 Star Starred
The National Theatre
Between 13th St NW and 14th St NW 1321 Pennsylvania Avenue Washington, DC 20004
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At the National Theater, you can reserve a drink in advance so it's ready during intermission!
Dirty Dancing: The Classic Story on Stage info Aug 29 2014 star this tip starred
Lynn Mitchell Leith
We at at Ceiba's before the performance! They have a GREAT pre-event 3 course meal for $30 if you show your ticket! The food was AMAZING and it is only a couple blocks from the National Theater.
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Reviews & Ratings

52 ratings
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92 events
54 reviews
40 stars
attended Feb 18 2014

A brief description in the playbill would have helped. It was disjointed in the beginning and hard to follow. There really is no dialogue everything is sung, which makes it difficult to understand everything that is said.

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92 events
54 reviews
40 stars
attended Feb 18 2014

Our seats were good, but bring your sunglasses. The strobes are directly at balcony level and non-stop. The speaker towers also block 1/3 of the stage.

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53 reviews
11 stars
attended Feb 20 2014

The best part of the show was the music. The singers were talented enough. But the storyline was pretty depressing and not what I'd really want to see (people shooting up heroin, no thanks) for entertainment. I also was just bored at times. I was...continued

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This show contains adult language and themes.

About the Ticket Supplier: The National Theatre Group

For almost 200 years, Washington’s historic National Theatre has occupied a prominent position on Pennsylvania Avenue – “America’s Main Street”. Located a stone’s throw from the White House and bordering the Pennsylvania Avenue National Historic Site, The National Theatre is the historic cultural center for the performing arts in our nation’s capital and the oldest enterprise on Pennsylvania Avenue continuously operating in its original designated capacity.