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The Kennedy Center - Opera House
2700 F Street, NW Washington, DC 20566
202-467-4600
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attended Mar 29 2013

Kennedy Center is a great venue to see ballet or opera. Seats were excellent; in the orchestra. Whole family able to go and enjoy this cultural experience

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attended Mar 29 2013

I'm a huge fan of ballet. I subscribe to The Washington Ballet, and I try to see American Ballet Theatre whenever the company is in DC. This was my first time seeing... continued

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Website

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

Quotes & Highlights

“NYCB possesses a wonderfully rich, deep treasury of ballets."  —The Washington Post 

Description

Running time is approximately 2 hours, 20 minutes. 

On the Program:

Carousel (A Dance) (Wheeldon/Rodgers)  18 min.; followed by a 20-min. intermission)

Glass Pieces (Robbins/Glass)  (26 min.; followed by a 20-min. intermission)

Vienna Waltzes (Balanchine/J. Strauss Jr., Lehar, and R. Strauss)  (49 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.