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The Kennedy Center - Opera House
2700 F Street, NW Washington, DC 20566
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The weather was Windy. I wore dress stocking and boots.
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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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Verdi's "Macbeth"
12 ratings
4.3 average rating
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10 reviews
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attended May 14 2007

The Washington National Opera is a national treasure. We have world-class singers and quality productions right here in DC. Metropolitan - move over! Macbeth is one of my favorite operas and TWNO did it up proud. Then Goldstar makes it affordable...continued

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attended May 14 2007

Not exactly as I expected, they used these screen to project stylized images and the costumes were very monochromatic. The witches and the new perspective were worth it if you are a Shakespeare fan. Music/singing was beautiful.

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Please visit the Washington National Opera website for a detailed synopsis of the opera.


Libretto by Francesca Maria Piave

Sung in Italian with English supertitles

You know the story. Well, Verdi’s music matches its chilling power. And when Lady Macbeth risks everything—vocally and emotionally—in her great sleepwalking scene, it’s clear that Shakespeare and Verdi were made for each other.

Part of the 2007 citywide Shakespeare in Washington festival.

About the Ticket Supplier: Washington National Opera

As the resident opera company of the Kennedy Center, Washington National Opera (WNO) draws on a rich history to offer high-quality grand opera featuring internationally acclaimed artists. Additionally, WNO serves as a vital resource throughout the Washington metro area, bringing opera to a broad public through its award-winning education and community programs.