Venue Details

15690 Star Starred
The Kennedy Center - Opera House
2700 F Street, NW Washington, DC 20566
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"War Horse"
167 ratings
4.3 average rating
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7 events
4 reviews
2 stars
attended Oct 23 2012

This is a lovely story that highlights the tradegies of war without any political commentary. (Set during WWI) The puppetry is so sophisticated and well done and the movement so nicely choreographed that it is a satisfying and engaging evening. ...continued

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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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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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This performance is recommended for ages 10 and older. 

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

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