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The Kennedy Center - Opera House
2700 F Street, NW Washington, DC 20566
202-467-4600
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24 events
8 reviews
10 stars
Don't count on getting a taxi cab afterwards. They were giving priority pick-up to Uber & private cars. I would recommend the Foggy Bottom shuttle & taking the Metro if you can.
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JAG
31 events
19 reviews
15 stars
Avoid the garage at the KenCen at all costs: a rip-off. At the very least, park at the garage next door for $12. If you can't take the Metro to GW (and then the free shuttle to the KenCen), you can try parking on the street NEAR the Metro and then jumping on the bus. And then you can get a bite to eat before (or after).
New York City Ballet: 2 Programs
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New York City Ballet at The Kennedy Center
12 ratings
4.3 average rating
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36 events
22 reviews
4 stars
attended Apr 06 2012

I enjoyed the modern dance portion of the program. The dancing was terrific. However, I did not like the choreography of West Side Story, I was not interested in seeing both singing and dancing.

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16 reviews
19 stars
attended Apr 08 2012

The dancing was superb - as always.. The new ballets allowed the dancers to showcase their talents - especially the men.The third ballet (Wheldon) was my favorite, and both new ones will surely become a lasting part of the NYC repertoire.

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8 reviews
7 stars
attended Apr 06 2012

The NYC Ballet is absolutely fabulous. I didn't love the "West Side Story" piece as much as the true ballet ones

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Description

The acclaimed New York City Ballet, renowned for its linear purity, speed, and musicality, performs two mixed repertory programs accompanied by the Kennedy Center Opera House Orchestra.

April 6, 2012 at 8:30pm – Program A: All American (Timing: Approx. 2-½ hours, with two 20-minute intermissions)

 

Who Cares? (Balanchine/Gershwin, arr. Kay)

Fearful Symmetries (Martins/Adams)

West Side Story Suite (Robbins/Bernstein)

April 8, 2012 at 1:30pm – Program B: 21st Century (Timing: Approx. 2-¼ hours, with two 20-minute intermissions)

Hallelujah Junction (Martins/Adams)

Russian Seasons (Ratmansky/Desyatnikov)

Les Carillons (Wheeldon/Bizet)

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.