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Goldstar Member
People get pretty fancy for the ballet.
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Goldstar Member
Take the Kennedy Center shuttle from the Foggy Bottom metro stop. Very efficient and convenient.
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Jill
Park in the carpark opposite the Kennedy centre and it is $12. Open until midnight.
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Jill
Not much choice. Better to eat elsewhere
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ppheart
Mixed bag on dress. Jeans to formal, also halloween costumes.
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ppheart
Rooftop sunday brunch best in town
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Reviews & Ratings

43 ratings
4.5 average rating
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23 events
17 reviews
4 stars
attended Oct 26 2012

The tickets provided by Goldstar were great. The performance was more theatrics than ballet. The dancing that was included in the production was ok at best. All the... continued

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51 reviews
35 stars
attended Oct 28 2012

This is like no ballet you've ever seen! Even the boys will enjoy it. Incredible rich sets and fantastic dancing and acting. Beyond our expectations by far. They should take this on the road.

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7 reviews
6 stars
attended Oct 26 2012

Both my spouse and I loved the program. The music was extraordinary, the dancing highly professional, and our overall impression was that this definitely a top-drawer performance by a top-drawer dance company.

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Website

http://www.washingtonballet.org/season-performances/dracula

Quotes & Highlights

“A bravura work of theatre — a taut, dark tale that happens to speak in the language of dance.” —The Rocky Mountain News

Description

Music: Philip Feeney

Choreography: Michael Pink

Sets and Costumes: Lez Brotherston

*Lighting: *Paul Bryant

Original Director: Christopher Gable

_Performed at the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts

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One of the entertainment events of the year, The Washington Ballet presents Michael Pink’s chilling blockbuster Dracula. This wildly theatrical and voluptuous ballet is a breathtaking story of passion, yearning, cruelty and sacrifice. Dracula stakes its claim as this Halloween’s most thrilling adventure. Pink’s Count is a mesmerizing seducer of the darkest order, providing a fresh interpretation of one of Western culture’s most haunting stories.

About the Ticket Supplier: The Washington Ballet

Founded in 1976 by the great American ballet pioneer Mary Day and under Septime Webre’s artistic directorship since 1999, The Washington Ballet is an ensemble of powerfully athletic classical ballet dancers performing a repertory of new work and creativity. Considered one of the country’s finest ballet companies, The Washington Ballet is recognized nationally and internationally for its high standards, artistic integrity, and unwavering commitment to presenting the very best in ballet.