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The Kennedy Center - Opera House
2700 F Street, NW Washington, DC 20566
202-467-4600
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There are so many great restaurants in the area, why purchase over priced food at the Kennedy Center. Go for drinks and food at Circa Foggy Bottom. Or get a great burger and shakes at BTS or enjoy food and drinks and ambience at District Commons. All are great options and are across the street from the Foggy Bottom metro stop. Take a moment to enjoy DC.
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I drove and found street parking near GW. Be careful of the signs. The 2 hour restriction is through 6:30p...AND you must feed the meter through 9:59p. Use the Pango or ParkingMeter app and be done. The 6.50 I paid was less all of the parking around. Then take the Kennedy Center Shuttle to the venue and back. Done and done.
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28 events
18 reviews
5 stars
attended Apr 06 2012

such pleasure to see the New York City Ballet

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16 reviews
18 stars
attended Apr 08 2012

The dancing was superb - as always.. The new ballets allowed the dancers to showcase their talents - especially the men.The third ballet (Wheldon) was my favorite, and both new ones will surely become a lasting part of the NYC repertoire.

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6 reviews
4 stars
attended Apr 06 2012

The NYC Ballet is absolutely fabulous. I didn't love the "West Side Story" piece as much as the true ballet ones

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Website

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

Description

The acclaimed New York City Ballet, renowned for its linear purity, speed, and musicality, performs two mixed repertory programs accompanied by the Kennedy Center Opera House Orchestra.

April 6, 2012 at 8:30pm – Program A: All American (Timing: Approx. 2-½ hours, with two 20-minute intermissions)

 

Who Cares? (Balanchine/Gershwin, arr. Kay)

Fearful Symmetries (Martins/Adams)

West Side Story Suite (Robbins/Bernstein)

April 8, 2012 at 1:30pm – Program B: 21st Century (Timing: Approx. 2-¼ hours, with two 20-minute intermissions)

Hallelujah Junction (Martins/Adams)

Russian Seasons (Ratmansky/Desyatnikov)

Les Carillons (Wheeldon/Bizet)

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.