Venue Details

6060 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

28 ratings
4.7 average rating
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10 events
7 reviews
1 stars
attended Jan 08 2009

This was a great show. My teenage daughter and I went. The play was fun and the singing was wonderful. We had great second row seats.

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5 reviews
6 stars
attended Jan 07 2009

The musical exceeded my 15 year old daughter's expectations and my own. She is quite the LB fan!Our seats were very good. Row Q left of stage and we bought our tickets two days before the show. The peeformers were excellent. Everyone brought...continued

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3 reviews
8 stars
attended Jan 08 2009

IT WAS ONE OF THE MOST ENTERTAINING SHOWS I HAVE SEEN IN MANY YEARS!!
I was worried it would be silly. I took my 20 year old daughter as a suprise. We both laughed outload and had smiles on our faces the whole time!! I spotted many men tapping...continued

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Website

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

Quotes & Highlights

“Four Stars! The funniest new musical of the year!” —Pat Collins, WWOR TV
“A megahit! Staged with zowie galore!” —The Wall Street Journal

Description

Adapted for the stage by Heather Hach from the hit MGM film

Music and lyrics by Laurence O’Keefe and Nell Benjamin

Costume design by Gregg Barnes

Scenic design by David Rockwell

Choreography and direction by Jerry Mitchell

With Becky Gulsvig as Elle

Performance Timing:  Act I – 65 min.;  Intermission – 20 min.;  Act II – 60 min. (2 hours, 25 minutes)

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.