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Between T St NW and Swann St NW 1835 14th Street, NW Washington, DC 20009
202-315-1305
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28 events
18 reviews
2 stars
Definitely consider taking the Metro to the U Street Station on the Yellow and Green Lines. Walk from 13th to 14th Street on U and make a left. The theater is a block and a half down 14th on the left side of the street. Do not come late or they may not be able to seat you.
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17 reviews
4 stars
I got there early and found street parking just a block away. The Metro is just 2 blocks away, but since I was in drag -- well, it was a drag show, Hon' -- I was uncomfortable on the subway by myself. Otherwise, it's clearly the best option.
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Reviews & Ratings

"The Adventures of Prince Achmed"
7 ratings
4.9 average rating
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67 reviews
57 stars
attended Apr 03 2012

The cartoons/figures/moving pictures were VERY clever. The "live score" was innovative, and clever, but in parts too loud for me, and not always relevant to the film, in my judgment. A good idea, and VERY worth while to see.

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12 reviews
10 stars
attended Apr 04 2012

It was one of the most interesting performances I've ever seen. Lotte Reiniger's 1926 film was beautiful and surprisingly sensitive for silhouettes. It's hard to believe so much emotion could come out of something so simple. The artwork really...continued

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1 review
0 stars
attended Apr 03 2012

This was such an enchanting evening! The film was so interesting in its technique. As a silent film fan, I had seen Prince Achmed before on TCM but to see it on a larger screen and especially with the live musical accompaniment was fabulous! Tom...continued

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Website

http://www.constellationtheatre.org/

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About the Ticket Supplier: Constellation Theatre Company

Constellation Theatre Company is dedicated to creating theatre that is epic, expansive and essential. Constellation’s plays and musicals share the characteristics of elevated language, expressive design and an acting style of heightened, archetypal action. Like bright lights in the dark sky, their shows seek to illuminate the human experience in ways that are powerful, dynamic and relevant today.