Venue Details

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The National Theatre
Between 13th St NW and 14th St NW 1321 Pennsylvania Avenue Washington, DC 20004
202-628-6161
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29 events
21 reviews
6 stars
Parking is difficult but Metro is fine 40minutes on Red line Shady Grove to Metro Center 4 block walk
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29 events
21 reviews
6 stars
The weather was cool . I wore a light sweater.
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Reviews & Ratings

"American Idiot"
54 ratings
4.0 average rating
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94 events
75 reviews
13 stars
attended Feb 20 2014

The best part of the show was the music. The singers were talented enough. But the storyline was pretty depressing and not what I'd really want to see (people shooting up heroin, no thanks) for entertainment. I also was just bored at times. I was...continued

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63 reviews
66 stars
attended Feb 18 2014

A brief description in the playbill would have helped. It was disjointed in the beginning and hard to follow. There really is no dialogue everything is sung, which makes it difficult to understand everything that is said.

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63 reviews
66 stars
attended Feb 18 2014

Our seats were good, but bring your sunglasses. The strobes are directly at balcony level and non-stop. The speaker towers also block 1/3 of the stage.

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Website

http://thenationaldc.org/events/american-idiot

Description

This show contains adult language and themes.

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.