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Show Boat Reviews

The Kennedy Center - Opera House (Washington, DC)

Reviews & Ratings

76 ratings
4.4 average rating
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105 events
59 reviews
71 stars
attended May 08 2013

Awesome event! The costumes are gorgeous, the music is outstanding. The music should have projected further into the audience. Overall this play is a must see.

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54 reviews
40 stars
attended May 07 2013

First tier balcony is fine. Would not recommend 2nd tier, it's too far up. Enjoyed the first act the most. It has all the catchy tunes. The show is about 3 hrs long.

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54 events
29 reviews
32 stars
attended May 24 2013

This is a very enjoyable production. It was wonderful to hear the musical numbers performed by operatic voices, and Morris Robinson (as Joe) singing "Old Man River" was deeply moving. The plot isn't of particular interest to me, and I think...continued

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15 reviews
3 stars
attended May 06 2013

Beautiful sets, wonderful costumes, great orchestra, and fabulous voices! Should not be missed!

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56 events
14 reviews
31 stars
attended May 17 2013

Great fun...excellent performances.

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14 reviews
1 stars
attended May 08 2013

Very well done. Excellent voices and good production!

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14 reviews
4 stars
attended May 17 2013

Wonderful in every aspect. Talented players, incredible orchestra, excellent staging and vivacious set! What a pleasure to have seen this production!

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12 reviews
9 stars
attended May 11 2013

What happens when you combine opera and a classic Broadway show...PERFECTION! Everything about this performance is excellent. A cast of over 100 consist of professionally trained opera singers, skilled dancers, and talented actors. The costumes...continued

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11 reviews
13 stars
attended May 06 2013

My experiences at the Kennedy Center are always lovely. This production was excellent. Super performers, wonderful stage props, and beautiful costumes. A must see for everyone.

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7 reviews
5 stars
attended May 24 2013

Great show and wonderful seats. Although an old show, it felt fresh and as good as ever. A top of the line production, five stars. .

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4 reviews
21 stars
attended May 24 2013

Enjoyable but a little slow.

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2 reviews
3 stars
attended May 07 2013

best show I saw in years. Very professional cast. we loved it

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1 review
0 stars
attended May 07 2013

Agree with other reviewers that the performers were great, but not so much the actual show which was trite and uninteresting at many times...we left at intermission. But a good use of Goldstar because I'm sure we would not have gone at all...continued

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1 review
1 stars
attended May 24 2013

From beginning to end, the show was wonderful -- wonderfully staged, wonderfully performed, great new talent was introduced, and -- even with sitting in the next to back row in the first tier balcony (which was a disappointment) -- a thoroughly...continued

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1 review
0 stars
attended May 06 2013

Perfect seating,will do the groupon anytime .Easy,safe and reliable,Thankx,EH

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55 reviews
4 stars
attended May 10 2013

What is there to say about Show Boat. It's wonderful classic of the musical theater and film. The WNO did it unbelieavable well, with a huge cast outfitted in glorious costumes and great sets, Of course, non if this matters if the musical...continued

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Jan
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32 reviews
46 stars
attended May 07 2013

Amazing show with great actors and actresses!

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Scott
45 events
15 reviews
1 stars
attended May 08 2013

Very good, opulent production of an American classic. Great music beautifully performed.

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11 reviews
20 stars
attended May 17 2013

Great show, good voices and loved the stage settings.

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11 reviews
14 stars
attended May 06 2013

The members of the cast were all very talented, but it wasn't my favorite show. There were few catchy tunes, and the lyrics to most of the songs were very awkward the way they were constructed. Not memorable - was disappointed in the show, NOT...continued

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