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The Kennedy Center - Eisenhower Theater
2700 F Street, NW Washington, DC 20566
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2.8 / 5 Rated by 15 members
Review from Sue
Red Velvet 67 events 25 reviews

It was totally different than I expected---my fault. But it is not American humor and the pathos re: Roma (gypsies) was too brief and under-exptessed. It is too difficult to read the translation and watch the stage

reviewed Mar 15 2012 report as inappropriate
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Red Velvet 43 events 16 reviews

You should have made it clear that it would be in Hungarian! The translations were at the far sides of the stage and it ws hard to read and watch the action simultaneously. We left at intermission, along with LOTS of other people!

reviewed Mar 15 2012 report as inappropriate
Review from Linda
13 events 6 reviews

Think of a play where a group of actors pretends to drink heavily and rant loudly in Hungarian - for hours. (There are subtitles on the sides). I have been to a LOT of plays and rarely have I cared less about what happened on stage. I could have...continued

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Explore the Arts: On March 15, join a free post-performance discussion with a moderator and members of the company.


Katona József Theatre, one of Hungary’s most well-respected theater companies, performs Gypsies, which chronicles the love, tensions, and conflicts that arise among Gypsy musicians and Hungarians in the countryside.

Part of the Kennedy Center’s The Music of Budapest, Prague, and Vienna.

Comedian Jimmy Carr Louis Vierne's <em>Solemn Mass</em> Cherry Blossom/Springtime Harbor Cruise <em>The Fillmore Flashback</em> <em>The Sweet Spot DC</em> <em>Fun Home</em>