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161 Star Starred
The National Theatre
Between 13th St NW and 14th St NW 1321 Pennsylvania Avenue Washington, DC 20004
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The weather was drizzling.. I wore a long sleeve dress and was uncomfortable hot. Wear summer clothes!.
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A good place for an inexpensive dinner is around the corner 2x at the National Place, they have different fast food options, we ate at the Greek one. The food was good and cheap!
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69 ratings
4.6 average rating
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17 reviews
3 stars
attended Dec 19 2012

The cast, music, and story are all outstanding. A great experience to see it live (and nice to have live orchestra instead of a recording). The only negative is the seats in the National Theater. It was my first visit there and I found it rather...continued

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8 reviews
2 stars
attended Dec 18 2012

The seats were great, music fantastic and the voices heavenly! I was so impressed with this performance!

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4 reviews
5 stars
attended Dec 14 2012

Music was wonderful, as always. The sets were spectacular.
The sound did not deliver well, however. I could only understand the words about a third of the time.

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Quotes & Highlights

Visit the Les Misérables U.S. tour website.
“… an unquestionably spectacular production from start to finish.” —The New York Times
“A five-star hit, astonishingly powerful … " —The London Times
“A dynamically re-imagined hit. This Les Misérables has improved with age.” —The Star-Ledger


*Run Time

*2 hours and 55 minutes, including one 15-minute intermission 

This performance is appropriate for those ages 6 and older.

About the Ticket Supplier: The National Theatre -

Managed by the Shubert Organization/Telecharge, The National Theatre — “The Theatre of Presidents” — has operated at the same location three blocks from The White House since 1835. The mission of the National Theatre Corporation is to keep this historic National Theatre operating, with top-quality live stage attractions. Additionally, through their outreach efforts, they bring free programs and other services to the public.