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Dressy
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Take public transit
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dining

Dine before you go
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Food and drinks for purchase
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BL Pierce
Parking in the Kennedy Center is $22; across the street under the Watergate with entrance opposite the KC is $12.
travel Feb 03 2014 star this tip starred
Goldstar Member
If you're dining at the KC Cafe, get there early; the tables fill-up fast. Also, if you're 2 people at a 4-top perhaps be willing to share with that person you see scanning desperately for an open table.
dining Feb 03 2014 star this tip starred
Jim
The Kennedy Center is a great venue. However, parking is expensive--$22--but enclosed, so inclement weather isn't an issue. And, if you are not familiar with that area, signage to the Kennedy Center is horrible. Don't miss the beginning of the show because you are driving around trying to find the one street that takes you there!
travel Feb 05 2014 star this tip starred
rita
KenCen has free shuttle buses to Foggy Bottom, but on the night I went, *none* were waiting after the show and there was a long line for them. The line for taxis was even longer, and there weren't taxis lined up for people. I would think taxi companies would know when the shows let out and would send cabs there to pick up easy fares.
travel Feb 09 2014 star this tip starred
PJaesMom
We often eat at the Kennedy Center cafe before the show. Good food, reasonably priced.
dining Feb 13 2014 star this tip starred

Reviews & Ratings

55 ratings
4.1 average rating
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42 events
29 reviews
5 stars
attended Feb 06 2014

I thought the script was really lame: sophomoric and second rate. The staging was a little better, but the show used stagecraft that's been around for hundreds of years,... continued

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5 reviews
13 stars
attended Feb 02 2014

Thought it was terrible. No story and if there was one, it wasn't evident (and this view was shared by 3 other people who walked out at the same time, before intermission, as we did) and there was little music.

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23 events
15 reviews
6 stars
attended Jan 29 2014

Great seats, short ticket pick-up line. The show was a lot of fun and the cast was great. The first act was a little slow, but still entertaining. The second act was... continued

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Website

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

Description

This performance is approximately two hours and 30 minutes long, including one 20-minute intermission. The show is suitable for younger audiences, but is considered most enjoyable for those age 10 and up.

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.