Venue Details

137 Star Starred
The National Theatre
Between 13th St NW and 14th St NW 1321 Pennsylvania Avenue Washington, DC 20004
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Take public transit
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Park in lot
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Dine before you go
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Goldstar Member
If you get out early enough and go to the door to the right of the main entrance, that's the stage door where the cast exits afterwards
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Patty Hamsher
Parking is free on 15th Street if you arrive early.
travel Nov 07 2013 star this tip starred
GoldStar Member
If you get there early enough for dinner, walk up the street to District Taco. Very yummy and affordable, even had vegetarian options for me!
dining Nov 12 2013 star this tip starred
Goldstar Member
there is ample free street parking after 6:30pm though not as close as the paid garages
travel Nov 13 2013 star this tip starred
Goldstar Member
Elephant and the Castle
dining Nov 13 2013 star this tip starred
Goldstar Member
Theatergoers: PLEASE resist the urge to eat during the performance. Contrary to what you may think, rustling around in the candy bag CAN be heard by everyone around you.
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Reviews & Ratings

317 ratings
4.0 average rating
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9 reviews
5 stars
attended Nov 06 2013

"If/Then": a terrible title, to begin with. This is a musical that largely wastes the considerable talent of a wonderful group of performers, all with great voices. No... continued

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19 reviews
26 stars
attended Nov 09 2013

The Good, The Bad, and the Ugly

Let me get The Good out of the way first: I have wanted to see both Idina and Anthony Rapp on stage live for YEARS and I finally got my... continued

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17 reviews
3 stars
attended Nov 12 2013

Goldstar experience was fine. Idina has a lovely voice, although that was wearing thin by the end. I don't see how this show can possibly make it to Broadway in its... continued

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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.