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Sarita
Nice, but not black tie
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Sarita
Taxi was easy
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Charles H.
Take metro to Foggy Bottom and free shuttle to Kennedy Center
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Charles H.
Eat at the Kennedy Center's restaurants, pricy
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Charles H.
But good food.
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Goldstar Member
Parking terrible. Limited time on meters and $20 at KC outrageous
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4.5 average rating
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3 reviews
4 stars
attended Apr 07 2011

I thought the dancing was excellent. My only negative comment is that there was too much repetition in the solo and duo dances -- that is too many repeat dancers in the... continued

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32 reviews
80 stars
attended Apr 10 2011

FANTASTIC! This was my second time seeing this production! In the matinee show, the lead dancers had switch character roles. Brooklyn Mack (pictured) was amazing as... continued

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27 reviews
16 stars
attended Apr 10 2011

Excellent dancing, costumes and sets. It was a very entertaing evening and I would recommend that the Washington Ballet performances are not to be missed. I saw it twice.

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Website

http://www.washingtonballet.org/_webapp_2902533/Le_Corsaire

Description

Join the dancers of The Washington Ballet for this swashbuckling adventure of pirates, pashas, and the slave girls who love them in internationally-regarded classical repetiteur Anna-Marie Holmes’ thrilling production of the 19th century classic by Marius Petipa. The story of lovers Conrad and Medora, the evil Seid Pasha, and a company of corsairs enchants and excites. Don’t miss this adventuresome company premiere!

About the Ticket Supplier: The Washington Ballet

Founded in 1976 by the great American ballet pioneer Mary Day and under Septime Webre’s artistic directorship since 1999, The Washington Ballet is an ensemble of powerfully athletic classical ballet dancers performing a repertory of new work and creativity. Considered one of the country’s finest ballet companies, The Washington Ballet is recognized nationally and internationally for its high standards, artistic integrity, and unwavering commitment to presenting the very best in ballet.