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Parking is $23. Park around GW and take the shuttle if you can.
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15 stars
If going at night, park in the Watergate for half the price of the Kennedy Center. Or take the Metro to Foggy Bottom and get the free red bus to the Kennedy Center just at the top of the stairs of the Metro.
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"Dracula"
44 ratings
4.5 average rating
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33 events
22 reviews
6 stars
attended Oct 26 2012

The tickets provided by Goldstar were great. The performance was more theatrics than ballet. The dancing that was included in the production was ok at best. All the group numbers were way off sync and frankly distracting. However when a dancer...continued

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7 events
2 reviews
2 stars
attended Oct 28 2012

Dracula was definitely the star of the show. He was dark, disturbing, and deeply enchanting.

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111 events
63 reviews
66 stars
attended Oct 28 2012

This is like no ballet you've ever seen! Even the boys will enjoy it. Incredible rich sets and fantastic dancing and acting. Beyond our expectations by far. They should take this on the road.

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Website

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Quotes & Highlights

“A bravura work of theatre — a taut, dark tale that happens to speak in the language of dance.” —The Rocky Mountain News

Description

Music: Philip Feeney

Choreography: Michael Pink

Sets and Costumes: Lez Brotherston

*Lighting: *Paul Bryant

Original Director: Christopher Gable

_Performed at the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts

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One of the entertainment events of the year, The Washington Ballet presents Michael Pink’s chilling blockbuster Dracula. This wildly theatrical and voluptuous ballet is a breathtaking story of passion, yearning, cruelty and sacrifice. Dracula stakes its claim as this Halloween’s most thrilling adventure. Pink’s Count is a mesmerizing seducer of the darkest order, providing a fresh interpretation of one of Western culture’s most haunting stories.

About the Ticket Supplier: The Washington Ballet

Originally founded as The Washington School of Ballet in 1944 by legendary ballet pioneer Mary Day and incorporated as a professional company in 1976, The Washington Ballet (TWB) is one of the pre-eminent ballet organizations in the United States. TWB built an international reputation presenting bold works by choreographers from around the world, including Choo San Goh, Christopher Wheeldon, Mark Morris, Twyla Tharp and Nacho Duato, as well as Neoclassical masterworks and fresh staging of 19th century classics. Under the leadership of Artistic Director Septime Webre and Managing Director Arthur Espinoza, Jr., TWB has embraced a three-part mission: ensuring excellence in its professional performance company; growing the next generation of dancers through its Washington School of Ballet; and serving the community in which it resides through robust community engagement programs.