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Warner Theatre
513 13th Street, N.W. Washington, DC 20004
202-783-4000
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8 events
2 reviews
1 stars
We ate at Chef Geoff's across the street and you can park there as well.
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avoid Warner Theater balcony
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36 ratings
3.2 average rating
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51 events
13 reviews
6 stars
attended Jul 17 2014

Respect is due! And that is enough...

At 88, most of us hope we'll be able to get out of bed and just get around. Let alone entertain an audience. Last night I saw something remarkable: an old man so in love with his audience he didn't want to...continued

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5 reviews
4 stars
attended Jul 17 2014

Really happy I got to see him before he died. Great concert. The ticket price was awesome.

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26 events
2 reviews
1 stars
attended Jul 17 2014

B.B. King is one of the titans of the blues, but at age 88, he just can't cut it any more. The concert was a huge disappointment. He didn't play and he didn't sing. He spent 15 minutes of his hour on stage just introducing the band!! He just...continued

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About the Ticket Supplier: Warner Theatre

The Warner’s special place in the history of Washington began in the 1920s when dozens of grand theaters and moviehouses lit up downtown. Built first for vaudeville and silent movies, the Theatre was opened as the Earle Theatre in 1924.

The Earle switched to a movies-only policy in 1945 and in 1947, owner Harry Warner, one of the Hollywood’s Warner Brothers, visited Washington and told his tour guide Julian Brylawski (one of the original builders) that since he owned the theatre, his name should be on the marquee. Thus the Earle Theatre became the Warner Theatre.