Venue Details

3521 Star Starred
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!.
L'Elisir d'Amore (The Elixir of Love) dress Jun 13 2014 star this tip starred
dmaeroqueen
The opera house was very warm. Don't wear anything heavy.
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Reviews & Ratings

167 ratings
4.4 average rating
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71 events
70 reviews
5 stars
attended Oct 30 2010

This performance of Hair was dull, drab, and lackluster. The play really should of had a "do not revive" label on it. It just isn't relevant today, can't imagine it was then either. Maybe if it was for free in Central Park, okay, but at the...continued

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7 events
3 reviews
5 stars
attended Oct 27 2010

We went to hear the music and relive the era of our youth. Disappointed with the band, musical arrangements, and the singing. Couldn't hear the words or feel the emotions of the time. Just looked like kids play-acting something from the past. ...continued

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2 reviews
4 stars
attended Oct 28 2010

Sorry - it didn't hit a nerve with us; wife and I both wondered if the other one understood most of the lyrics - we were in good orchestra seats, but the words were hardly audible - loud, but not clear; like most of the performance. Weak story...continued

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Website

http://www.kennedy-center.org/calendar/index.cfm?fuseaction=...

Quotes & Highlights

“There was nothing like HAIR when it opened on Broadway in April 1968, and there’s nothing like the revival. HAIR was then and is now … a jolt of adrenaline.”—Bloomberg
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Description

A celebration of life, a love letter to freedom, and a passionate cry for hope and change, HAIR defined one generation and continues to inspire today. Join the tribe of the Age of Aquarius for the story of a group of friends choosing to speak up and sing out in celebration of love, life, and freedom. The first great rock musical, it has some of the most rousing and soulful songs ever written for the stage, including “Let the Sun Shine In,” “Good Morning Starshine,” “Aquarius,” and the infectious title song, “Hair.”

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.