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Ford's Theatre
at E Street NW 511 Tenth Street NW Washington, DC 20004
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24 events
14 reviews
6 stars
Although we wanted to take Metro which is only two blocks away, they were doing track work and it would have taken us too long. There are numerous parking garages in the area. The lot next to the theater is the most expensive at $30, but just two blocks away, we paid $10.
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14 reviews
6 stars
The theater is right in the heart of the theater district. Between Warner and Verizon Center so there are lots of places to eat
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Reviews & Ratings

"Our Town"
100 ratings
4.0 average rating
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7 events
5 reviews
0 stars
attended Jan 26 2013

The politically correct diverse casting lost some of the flavor of a New Hampshire town at turn of century. I was also looking for New England accent from the narrator - nope. First act was disappointing, but the play did improve and the last act...continued

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15 reviews
5 stars
attended Jan 25 2013

For such a linear storyline--with no central conflict, no mystery, etc. and for a play with so much narration, the minimalist set just didn't work. I kept wondering why the narrator just kept talking: if you have to keep saying things rather than...continued

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6 reviews
6 stars
attended Jan 26 2013

Spare of set, as is traditional, with ingenious use of perspective and light and shadow, the production is excellent. Unexpectedly moved in Art 3 I found tears running down my cheeks. The play is as relevant and profound today as it was when it...continued

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Quotes & Highlights

“Splendid! Without hesitation, I would urge anyone … to go see it, experience it. On the 75th anniversary of Our Town, this production is a showcase, not only of the gifts of the artists and actors involved, but also of the inventive spirit and imagination of Thornton Wilder.” — _"The Georgetowner": _
“Fresh and exciting! Director Stephen Rayne works his magic here by capturing the production’s enduring strength—relating to and indentifying with the characters so much that they become a circle of treasured friends." — DC Theatre Scene


Recommended for ages 12 and up, as the play contains complex language and themes.