Venue Details

879 Star Starred
The Kennedy Center - Opera House
2700 F Street, NW Washington, DC 20566
202-467-4600
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travel

Take public transit
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Parking is expensive
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dining

Food and drinks for purchase
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Dine before you go
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Goldstar Member
We ate in the café at the Kennedy Center. It is quite expensive. I had the ham and brie sandwich and a bag of chips= $13. I would give that sandwich a 2 out of 10. They have a hot and cold food bar for even more $$. I'm not sure that the food would have been any better on that.
dining Oct 30 2013 star this tip starred
Kristyn Reed-Salow
Don't eat at the KC Cafe unless you have to due to timing. Think cafeteria at higher price points.
dining Nov 06 2013 star this tip starred
Goldstar Member
Parking at Kennedy Center is soooo expensive. Take Metro to Foggy Bottom & free shuttle to the Kennedy Center.
travel Nov 06 2013 star this tip starred
Goldstar Member
There's cheaper parking garages close to the Kennedy Center. Less than 5mins walk expensiceexpensive.parking at the center
info Nov 08 2013 star this tip starred
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Dinning is expensive
dining Nov 08 2013 star this tip starred

Reviews & Ratings

112 ratings
4.4 average rating
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79 events
18 reviews
10 stars
attended Nov 03 2013

It just lacked originality. Boring. It was not without redeaming features --- the mother superior role was well done by an obvious musical theater professional --- but in general, there are better ways to spend an evening.

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55 reviews
70 stars
attended Oct 30 2013

It really followed the story. The costumes were beautiful. The actors were wonderful and the main character had a wonderful voice. I would recommend it highly. We loved it!

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16 events
6 reviews
27 stars
attended Nov 05 2013

Definitely entertaining and delightfully funny at times. The goofy, excitable nun is hilariously fun! And the "bad guys" had really amusing parts .... laughed so hard... continued

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Website

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

Quotes & Highlights

“Unbridled joy! Fresh and innovative with huge laughs” -The Huffington Post “All’s right in the kingdom of musical comedy.” __-The New York Times__

Description

Recommended for ages 9 and up.

Featuring original music by eight-time Academy Award winner Alan Menken (Beauty and the Beast, The Little Mermaid, Little Shop of Horrors), __Sister Act __tells the story of Deloris Van Cartier, a wannabe diva whose life takes a surprising turn when she witnesses a crime and the cops hide her in the last place anyone would think to look—a convent! Under the suspicious watch of Mother Superior, Deloris helps her fellow sisters find their voices as she unexpectedly rediscovers her own. A sparkling tribute to the universal power of friendship, __Sister Act __is reason to rejoice!

Sister Act stars Ta’Rea Campbell as Deloris Van Cartier, Hollis Resnik as Mother Superior, Melvin Abston as Curtis Jackson, Chester Gregory as Eddie Souther, Ashley Moniz as Mary Robert, Florrie Bagel as Mary Patrick, Diane J. Findlay as Mary Lazarus, Todd A. Horman as Joey, Ernie Pruneda as Pablo, Charles Barksdale as TJ, and Richard Pruitt as Monsignor O’Hara.

The company also includes Gisela Adisa, Brian Calì, Karen Elliott, Jeremy Gaston, Jacqui Graziano, Erin Henry, Brian M. Love, Mary Jo McConnell, Michael Millan, Michelle Rombola, Dawn Rother, Mary Searcy, Jason Simon, Angie Marie Smith, Tricia Tanguy, Kelly E. Waters, Erin Wilson and Carla Woods.

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.