Venue Details

965 Star Starred
The Kennedy Center - Opera House
2700 F Street, NW Washington, DC 20566
202-467-4600
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slyons22
$20 flat rate
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Business casual to "dress to impress"
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Dine before!
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dori
I like to dress up for events like this. but people wear formal to really casual
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dori
Or you can take the bus and get the shuttle to the kc
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dori
All expensive at kc, you could dine before at west end restaurants
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Reviews & Ratings

84 ratings
4.7 average rating
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5 events
5 reviews
2 stars
attended Jun 26 2012

Memphis was full of energy, great dancing and amazing voices.
The singing and dancing is almost non-stop, and the singing talent is incredible.

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4 events
2 reviews
0 stars
attended Jun 27 2012

Singing was outstanding! Dancing was terrific.
Very worthwhile going!! Performance received a standing ovation.

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4 events
2 reviews
1 stars
attended Jun 13 2012

this is the best musical that I have seen in years. Great music, choreography, and sets. Our seats were very good.

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Website

http://www.kennedy-center.org/events/?event=TMTSF

Description

Turn up that dial … from the underground dance clubs of 1950s Memphis, Tennessee, comes a hot new Broadway musical that bursts off the stage with explosive dancing, irresistible songs, and a thrilling tale of fame and forbidden love. Inspired by actual events,_ Memphis_ is about a white radio DJ who wants to change the world and a black club singer who is ready for her big break. Come along on their incredible journey to the ends of the airwaves—filled with laughter, soaring emotion, and roof-raising rock ‘n’ roll. Winner of four 2010 Tony Awards® including Best Musical, Memphis features a Tony®-winning book by Joe DiPietro (I Love You, You’re Perfect, Now Change_) and a Tony®-winning original score with music by Bon Jovi founding member David Bryan. Directing is Tony® nominee Christopher Ashley (Xanadu_) and choreography is by Sergio Trujillo (Jersey Boys).

Performance Timing: Act I – 75 min.; Intermission – 20 min.; Act II – 55 min.

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.