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The Kennedy Center - Opera House
2700 F Street, NW Washington, DC 20566
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7 events
4 reviews
3 stars
The weather was Windy. I wore dress stocking and boots.
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3 events
1 review
6 stars
They only allow bottled water inside the theatre, so if you get a drink that isn't water at intermission, make sure you have time to drink it. Drinks and snacks are expensive, so if you can do without your pocketbook will be happier!
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1 review
1 stars
attended May 10 2014

Don't spend the money!!! Even at a major discount, this production is hardly worth it. I thought about a 2 star-rating but could not because there was some obvious talent on stage Saturday night, but I would advise anyone still considering going,...continued

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69 reviews
9 stars
attended May 16 2014

It's a wonderful opera. I attended the Young Artists' performance, which means the leads are young and on the cusp of their opera careers. They were all terrific, especially Sorastro, Papageno and the Queen of the Night. I could tell the Young...continued

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62 events
24 reviews
17 stars
attended May 08 2014

Wow! A new and wonderfully accessible production. English libretto, fantastic new sets and costumes. Good for adults, would be a great introduction to opera for young people

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The May 16th performance will feature performers from the Washington National Opera Domingo-Cafritz Young Artist Program.

Cast for this performance:
Shantelle Przybylo as Pamina; Patrick O’Halloran as Tamino; Kathryn Lewek as Queen of the Night; Norman Garrett as Papageno; David Pittsinger as Sprecher; Soloman Howard as Sarastro; Jacqueline Echols as 1st Lady; Sarah Mesko as 2nd Lady; Deborah Nansteel as 3rd Lady; John Easterlin as Monostatos; Corey Evan Rotz as 1st Priest; James Shaffran as 2nd Priest; Yi Li as 1st Armed Man; Wei Wu as 2nd Armed Man.

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.