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The Kennedy Center - Eisenhower Theater
2700 F Street, NW Washington, DC 20566
202-467-4600
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4.3 / 5 Rated by 48 members
Review from J. E. Hawley
Red Velvet 40 events 20 reviews

BEST performance this year!

reviewed Nov 11 2008 report as inappropriate
Review from Jeff B
Red Velvet 23 events 6 reviews

We had seats in the third row left. We heard all the lines very clearly. The show was very well done. The exchanges between Frost and Nixon were believable and riveting. Good acting. Two hours with no intermission, but moved quickly.

reviewed Nov 23 2008 report as inappropriate
Review from MattD
100 events 61 reviews

Frankly, I never felt believable tension between Nixon and Frost in preparing for the broadcast. I was in DC when Nixon got aboard his helicopter at the White House and his resignation took effect when he was in flight to California. The acting...continued

reviewed Nov 11 2008 report as inappropriate
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Quotes & Highlights

“A victory! Nail biting, fast, and fluid, Frost/Nixon has the momentum of a thriller and the zing of a comedy.” —The New York Times
“A prize fight you watch with the kind of fascinated delight rare in the theater” —The New York Post
“An undisputed winner.” —USA Today

Description

Frost/Nixon, written by Peter Morgan—the writer of the award-winning films The Queen and The Last King of Scotland—tackles the question: How did David Frost, a famous British talk-show host with a playboy reputation, elicit the apology that the rest of the world was waiting to hear from former President Richard Nixon? With a cast of 10 led by Golden Globe winner Stacy Keach, this fast-paced production was nominated for three 2007 Tony Awards including Best New Play. Directed by Olivier Award winner Michael Grandage, Frost/Nixon chillingly recounts one of the most monumental television interviews of all time.

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