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Lansburgh Theatre
450 7th Street, NW Washington, DC 20004
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27 events
25 reviews
14 stars
27 events
25 reviews
14 stars
I wore Good shoes, jacket, slacks. most people were in business attire. No tourists..
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CityDance Ensemble Presents "Born to Run"
9 ratings
3.8 average rating
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40 events
16 reviews
4 stars
attended Sep 07 2007

The show was wonderful and the dancers very talented.... having front row seats was a nice plus!

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11 events
5 reviews
0 stars
attended Sep 07 2007

The best thing was a reconstruction of "Harmonica Breakdown." Our Goldstar tix were in the front row, which is not great for watching dance, but the show was not sold out and we were able to move back to great seats.

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14 events
4 reviews
0 stars
attended Sep 07 2007

This was a seminal event in DC's cultural history -- thank you for offering me an opportunity to be in the audience!

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Quotes & Highlights

“A brave and talented troupe willing to take risks." —Washington Post


Born to Run

Music by Bruce Springsteen

Choreography by Paul Gordon Emerson
p. Harmonica Breakdown (1938)

Choreography by Jane Dudley

Music by Sonny Terry

I Can Hear You. Can You See Me? (World Premiere) — a collaboration of technology, music, and sound

Choreography by Bruno Augusto, Paul Gordon Emerson, Kyra Green

Soundscapes recorded by Sis McKay and engineered by Scott Smallwood

UnRavel (1995)

Choreography by Eric Hampton

Music by Maurice Ravel

Eclipse (1999)

Choreography by Doug Varone

Music by Michael Gordon

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About the Ticket Supplier: Shakespeare Theatre Company

Recipient of the 2012 Regional Theatre Tony Award, DC’s Shakespeare Theatre Company has dedicated itself to becoming the nation’s premier classic theatre. By focusing on works with profound themes, complex characters and heightened language written by Shakespeare, his contemporaries and those playwrights he influenced, the Shakespeare Theatre Company’s artistic mission is unique among regional theatres: to bring to vibrant life groundbreaking, thought-provoking and eminently accessible classic theatre in a uniquely American style.