Venue Details

14523 Star Starred
The Kennedy Center - Opera House
2700 F Street, NW Washington, DC 20566
202-467-4600
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27 events
22 reviews
17 stars
Unless you are in excellent health, just go ahead and pay the $23 for parking in the Kennedy Center. Even the closest alternative at the Watergate is a long-ish walk, uphill, in the cold. If Metro is convenient for you and you are not in a rush, that, with the shuttle bus to the Kennedy Center, is the best option.
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Mary Ramos Red Velvet
3 events
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20 stars
I don't mind paying for convenience so I just paid for parking at The Kennedy Center which was $20. I paid ahead online and saved $3 and had a guaranteed spot.
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Reviews & Ratings

"War Horse"
167 ratings
4.3 average rating
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4 events
1 review
1 stars
attended Oct 24 2012

1-trick pony (scuse the pun.). Show is all about puppetry (which is amazing) and wears thin after 10 minutes. There is no development of characters. Nothing to pull it together . Ragged; disjointed.

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2 events
1 review
0 stars
attended Oct 26 2012

I don't know how this show won a Tony award. It was terrible. The production was amazing, the staging was innovative and the puppetry was very cool. But after about 10 minutes, a play really needs a story and dialogue to carry it, which was sadly...continued

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Goldstar Member
4 events
1 review
0 stars
attended Oct 23 2012

The level of creativity and invention was outstanding. The acting excellent. The acoustics were perfect. Having seen the movie, I had been somewhat apprehensive about liking this production, especially since I'd heard so many rave reviews about...

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Description

This performance is recommended for ages 10 and older. 

The show runs approximately 2.5 hours, not including a 20-minute intermission.

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.