Venue Details

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The Kennedy Center - Opera House
2700 F Street, NW Washington, DC 20566
202-467-4600
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I wore suit with an open neck. Hey, anything but blue jeans!.
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11 stars
attended Nov 30 2008

The sets were tremendous and the dancing superb. A few parts of the ballet dragged but overall an excellent, recommended show

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http://www.kennedy-center.org/calendar/?fuseaction=showEvent&event=...

Quotes & Highlights

“Tomasson’s finest achievement…a breathtaking contribution to the Giselle tradition” —San Francisco Chronicle

Description

San Francisco Ballet performs Artistic Director Helgi Tomasson’s staging of the two-act Giselle, first brought to the Kennedy Center in 1999 and based on the original 1841 production. The company’s critically acclaimed production is replete with lavish scenery and costumes, lyrical music, and dance epitomizing the pure classicism that defines the romantic ballets.

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.