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Kennedy Center does not assign seates. You'll get them at the box office when you arrive.
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Parking at Kennedy Center is $23.00 per vehicle. Expensive. Remember where you parked. It took us 15 minutes to find our car. Note floor, section, row number.
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Washington Ballet in "Le Corsaire (The Pirate)"
17 ratings
4.5 average rating
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10 events
3 reviews
4 stars
attended Apr 07 2011

I thought the dancing was excellent. My only negative comment is that there was too much repetition in the solo and duo dances -- that is too many repeat dancers in the same scene. It caused the entire production to move too slowly. People in...continued

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31 reviews
25 stars
attended Apr 10 2011

Excellent dancing, costumes and sets. It was a very entertaing evening and I would recommend that the Washington Ballet performances are not to be missed. I saw it twice.

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210 events
45 reviews
97 stars
attended Apr 10 2011

FANTASTIC! This was my second time seeing this production! In the matinee show, the lead dancers had switch character roles. Brooklyn Mack (pictured) was amazing as the slave on Wed, and equally amazing as the pirate on Sun. In fact, the...continued

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Join the dancers of The Washington Ballet for this swashbuckling adventure of pirates, pashas, and the slave girls who love them in internationally-regarded classical repetiteur Anna-Marie Holmes’ thrilling production of the 19th century classic by Marius Petipa. The story of lovers Conrad and Medora, the evil Seid Pasha, and a company of corsairs enchants and excites. Don’t miss this adventuresome company premiere!

About the Ticket Supplier: The Washington Ballet

Originally founded as The Washington School of Ballet in 1944 by legendary ballet pioneer Mary Day and incorporated as a professional company in 1976, The Washington Ballet (TWB) is one of the pre-eminent ballet organizations in the United States. TWB built an international reputation presenting bold works by choreographers from around the world, including Choo San Goh, Christopher Wheeldon, Mark Morris, Twyla Tharp and Nacho Duato, as well as Neoclassical masterworks and fresh staging of 19th century classics. Under the leadership of Artistic Director Septime Webre and Managing Director Arthur Espinoza, Jr., TWB has embraced a three-part mission: ensuring excellence in its professional performance company; growing the next generation of dancers through its Washington School of Ballet; and serving the community in which it resides through robust community engagement programs.