Venue Details

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The National Theatre
Between 13th St NW and 14th St NW 1321 Pennsylvania Avenue Washington, DC 20004
202-628-6161
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7 events
2 reviews
1 stars
We paid for advance parking through Panda Parking website. We just drove in the selected garage around the corner - no discussion on where to park- it was all set up for us.
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7 events
2 reviews
1 stars
Ate at Hill country BBQ. Recommend reservations- but inexpensive and fun atmosphere. Lean brisket was excellent. Great staff- a lot of fun and great food!
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Reviews & Ratings

"The Gershwins' Porgy and Bess"
70 ratings
4.6 average rating
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90 events
90 reviews
10 stars
attended Dec 26 2013

This was a good show. The singing was very good but a bit old fashioned sung mostly in operetta style. The staging was a bit bland and monochromatic, but overall a good show for the price. A shocking bit of theatre was playing out in the audience...continued

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13 events
6 reviews
11 stars
attended Dec 26 2013

I am sorry to say I was disappointed with this production. I had trouble understanding the words which was made more difficult by having more than one person singing at the same time. This was especially true when Bess and Porgy were singing. ...continued

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6 reviews
14 stars
attended Dec 26 2013

The show was excellent! The music was phenomenal! Our seats were fantastic and the theatre is just beautiful. I would highly recommend going to see this show. If you take Metro, get off at Metro Center at the 13th St. exit and the theatre is...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.