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The Kennedy Center - Opera House
2700 F Street, NW Washington, DC 20566
202-467-4600
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Formal attire, evening dress
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jackie
Quite expensive...you can get cheaper drinks out of vending machine there.
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jackie
Use the metro with the Kennedy center shuttle. So easy and affordable.
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jackie
Casual to formal...quite a mix.
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jackie
Awesome venue to see plays, ballets, etc. Building in itself is a treat to see
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Angela Purnell
Parking is too expensive in the Kennedy Center garage.
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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.