Venue Details

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The National Theatre
Between 13th St NW and 14th St NW 1321 Pennsylvania Avenue Washington, DC 20004
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21 reviews
6 stars
Parking is difficult but Metro is fine 40minutes on Red line Shady Grove to Metro Center 4 block walk
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6 stars
The weather was cool . I wore a light sweater.
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Reviews & Ratings

"West Side Story"
34 ratings
4.3 average rating
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20 reviews
0 stars
attended Jun 05 2014

This show was fantastic! The choreography was brilliant, the songs were lively and poignant and the cast did a terrific job of bringing this show to life. I would see it again!

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17 reviews
14 stars
attended Jun 08 2014

I would have given it five stars -- because the choreography was terrific, and Tony was excellent (as were the other leads, tho' I think not quite as good as the cast from a few years ago) -- BUT I found the ongoing overtly sexual "jokes" and...continued

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7 reviews
1 stars
attended Jun 04 2014

It was an amazing evening...the acting, the dance, the music (including the pit orchestra)...everything was amazing. Have known and loved West Side Story since its beginnings; last night was confirmation that Bernstein and all his collaborators...continued

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Quotes & Highlights

  • “… Broadway’s best dance-driven musical. Five decades have not dimmed the extraordinary choreography or the score that pulsates throughout.” —Associated Press


Running time is 2 hours and 30 minutes with a 20-minute intermission.

About the Ticket Supplier: The National Theatre Group

For almost 200 years, Washington’s historic National Theatre has occupied a prominent position on Pennsylvania Avenue – “America’s Main Street”. Located a stone’s throw from the White House and bordering the Pennsylvania Avenue National Historic Site, The National Theatre is the historic cultural center for the performing arts in our nation’s capital and the oldest enterprise on Pennsylvania Avenue continuously operating in its original designated capacity.