Venue Details

6147 Star Starred
The Kennedy Center - Opera House
2700 F Street, NW Washington, DC 20566
202-467-4600
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A. Tompkins
We ate at the terrace restaurant which is always a treat. There is another self serve restaurant at the terrace level which is quite nice as well. Both are aware that you are trying to get to a show so the service is geared to making sure you get out in time.
La Bohème dining Nov 13 2014 star this tip starred
griffitm@verizon.net
The weather was light rain, but mild. I wore a sweater, dress shirt & tie with dress pants and shoes. Saw other people dressed casual and some really dressy. Broad selection.
La Bohème dress Nov 06 2014 star this tip starred
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Reviews & Ratings

35 ratings
4.5 average rating
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JR
78 events
12 reviews
8 stars
attended May 16 2007

The sets were very interesting, the 2 lead female singers were wonderful.

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16 events
10 reviews
3 stars
attended May 24 2007

Great price to attend an opera at the Kennedy Center.

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33 events
9 reviews
12 stars
attended May 16 2007

Excellently produced, gripping drama with memorable music and inspired singing.

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Quotes & Highlights

Winner of the 2007 Olivier Award for Best Opera
“There are some nights at the opera when director and designer, cast and conductor, composer and masterpiece coalesce into something so powerful, so affecting, so right as to transcend memories of the most vivid previous productions. Such is the thrilling case with David Alden’s new staging of Janácek’s Jenufa.” —The Observer (UK)

Description

If you think the Italians have a lock on operatic passion, this Czech masterpiece will change your mind.  A drama of betrayal, revenge, and an unspeakable crime committed in the name of morality, it demands a cast that acts as intensely as it sings.

Co-production with Houston Grand Opera and English National Opera.

Sung in Czech with English supertitles.

About the Ticket Supplier: Washington National Opera

As the resident opera company of the Kennedy Center, Washington National Opera (WNO) draws on a rich history to offer high-quality grand opera featuring internationally acclaimed artists. Additionally, WNO serves as a vital resource throughout the Washington metro area, bringing opera to a broad public through its award-winning education and community programs.