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The Kennedy Center - Family Theater
2700 F Street, NW Washington, DC 20566
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10 events
5 reviews
1 stars
attended May 12 2013

It was a good show. My 4 year old really liked it.

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Dawn Ward
14 events
3 reviews
0 stars
attended May 12 2013

Wonderfully presented. Very interactive with the audience. My children (5 and 7 yrs) asked to see it a second time. They loved it.

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2 reviews
0 stars
attended May 12 2013

Although billed for ages 5 and up, probably best for the ages 3-8. Music was wonderful, and very creative use of props.

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In a region of West Africa stricken by drought for many years stands a big and ancient baobab tree. One day, the baobab brings forth an egg and from this egg is born a little boy. The people in the village give the boy what little they have and through their kindness discover that he is the only one who can bring forth life-giving water to end their hardships. Join this tale as African percussion turns into animals, masks and puppets become genies, and one courageous child’s quest changes the history of the world.

About the Ticket Supplier: The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts

The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts, located on 17 acres overlooking the Potomac River in Washington, D.C., is America’s living memorial to President Kennedy as well as the nation’s busiest arts facility, presenting more than 2,000 performances each year. The Center is home to seven theaters: the Concert Hall, the Opera House, the Eisenhower Theater, the Family Theater, the Terrace Theater, the Theater Lab, and the Terrace Gallery. In addition, as part of the Kennedy Center’s Performing Arts for Everyone outreach program, free performances take place each evening at 6 p.m. on the Millennium Stage. In addition to offering annual series of the National Symphony Orchestra, Washington National Opera, theater, ballet, dance, chamber music, jazz, and performances for young audiences, the Kennedy Center presents festivals celebrating the arts and culture of countries and regions around the world.