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3 stars
Kennedy Center does not assign seates. You'll get them at the box office when you arrive.
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Parking at Kennedy Center is $23.00 per vehicle. Expensive. Remember where you parked. It took us 15 minutes to find our car. Note floor, section, row number.
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"Green Snake"
11 ratings
3.7 average rating
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174 events
92 reviews
4 stars
attended Mar 27 2014

Supertitles were difficult to read and focus on the actors because the dialogue was fast. I ended up ignoring the titles and focusing on the action. But then I did not understand the action.

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62 reviews
61 stars
attended Mar 29 2014

Funnier than I expected. 2nd half is a bit long but in general the crowd enjoyed the show a lot and gave several rounds of ovations to the actors.

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15 reviews
20 stars
attended Mar 28 2014

There was a disconnect between the translation and style, the text often changed too quickly, the staging was boring, the acting monotonous without the gravitas of Noh or Greek drama, and the ushers kept walking up and down the aisle, seating...continued

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Quotes & Highlights

“A stunning set, lavish lighting, and well-sculpted soundscapes kick start the show. The cast delivers the goods with verve, style, and humor.” —__HKELD __(Hong Kong)


This show is recommended for mature audiences.

Run time is approximately 2 hours, including one 20-minute intermission.

About the Ticket Supplier: The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts

The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts, located on 17 acres overlooking the Potomac River in Washington, D.C., is America’s living memorial to President Kennedy as well as the nation’s busiest arts facility, presenting more than 2,000 performances each year. The Center is home to seven theaters: the Concert Hall, the Opera House, the Eisenhower Theater, the Family Theater, the Terrace Theater, the Theater Lab, and the Terrace Gallery. In addition, as part of the Kennedy Center’s Performing Arts for Everyone outreach program, free performances take place each evening at 6 p.m. on the Millennium Stage. In addition to offering annual series of the National Symphony Orchestra, Washington National Opera, theater, ballet, dance, chamber music, jazz, and performances for young audiences, the Kennedy Center presents festivals celebrating the arts and culture of countries and regions around the world.