Venue Details

142 Star Starred
The National Theatre
Between 13th St NW and 14th St NW 1321 Pennsylvania Avenue Washington, DC 20004
202-628-6161
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Lynn Mitchell Leith
We at at Ceiba's before the performance! They have a GREAT pre-event 3 course meal for $30 if you show your ticket! The food was AMAZING and it is only a couple blocks from the National Theater.
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Lynn Mitchell Leith
The weather was COLD. I wore business casual....nice slacks and a sweater! .
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Reviews & Ratings

67 ratings
4.6 average rating
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71 events
70 reviews
5 stars
attended Dec 26 2013

This was a good show. The singing was very good but a bit old fashioned sung mostly in operetta style. The staging was a bit bland and monochromatic, but overall a good show for the price. A shocking bit of theatre was playing out in the audience...continued

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35 events
4 reviews
29 stars
attended Dec 29 2013

Awesome interpretation of a Gershwin classic. It took a minute to adjust to the updating done to appeal to contemporary audiences ( I lean towards maintaining the integrity of the original scripting) but it was great. A stand out performance from...continued

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7 events
4 reviews
9 stars
attended Dec 26 2013

I am sorry to say I was disappointed with this production. I had trouble understanding the words which was made more difficult by having more than one person singing at the same time. This was especially true when Bess and Porgy were singing. ...continued

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Website

http://thenationaldc.org/events/the-gershwins-porgy-and-bess

About the Ticket Supplier: The National Theatre Group

For almost 200 years, Washington’s historic National Theatre has occupied a prominent position on Pennsylvania Avenue – “America’s Main Street”. Located a stone’s throw from the White House and bordering the Pennsylvania Avenue National Historic Site, The National Theatre is the historic cultural center for the performing arts in our nation’s capital and the oldest enterprise on Pennsylvania Avenue continuously operating in its original designated capacity.