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5597 Star Starred
The Kennedy Center - Concert Hall
2700 F Street, NW Washington, DC 20566
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It was a little disconcerting that the doors didn't open up until about 5 minutes before the show, but everyone got time to find their seats and take in the ambiance without feeling rushed. Ushers were excellent.
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Ate at the KC Cafe on the Terrace Level. Reasonable prices, great food, and no waiting. Ideal for having a civilized meal before the show.
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3 reviews
2 stars
attended Nov 27 2009

A great show with Shirley Jones and her son, Patrick Cassidy and directing by Marvin Hamlisch. Wonderful seats, right in the center.

A tip, parking has been increased to $18.

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3 reviews
0 stars
attended Nov 27 2009

I loved this show and I had a great seat. I was very glad that they were able to tell the story through the songs since this was not the complete show. Terrific job. Beautiful voices, talented musicians and a very appreciative audience.

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1 review
5 stars
attended Nov 27 2009

What a wonderful show! Shirley Jones did a terrific job at 75; such fun seeing her perform with her son. Our seats were great and fun was had by all. The audience gave them a standing ovation, which was well deserved. The City Choir of...continued

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When the Kennedy Center’s own music man, Marvin Hamlisch, promises to strike up the band, by golly he leads the best band in town. This Pops review of Meredith Willson’s work begins with a medley of the songwriter’s best-known tunes. After the intermission, a line-up of Broadway stars led by Rebecca Luker as Marian the Librarian, Patrick Cassidy as Harold Hill, and Shirley Jones as Mrs. Paroo sings the beloved songs of The Music Man including “Seventy-six Trombones,” “My White Knight,” and many more! The Pops will have audiences marching from “Rock Island” to “Gary, Indiana,” and there will be no skipping the land this time, just rapt enjoyment of all the best of this five-time Tony Award–winning Broadway classic.

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.