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John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts

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Address: 2700 F Street NW, Washington DC, DC 20566
Phone Number: +1 800-444-1324
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We attended a performance of Sheer Madness at the Kennedy Center this past Friday (the day after Thanksgiving). We drove to the venue and parked in the garage on site - we... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 5 days ago
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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We attended a performance of Sheer Madness at the Kennedy Center this past Friday (the day after Thanksgiving). We drove to the venue and parked in the garage on site - we opted to pre pay for parking via the website - this saved us $3.00 and guaranteed us a spot. It truly couldn't have been any easier. We found... More 

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Frederick, Maryland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Went to see recent performance w Wayne Shorter with his stellar band at KC. Mr Shorter still has a set of mad skills and a sense of humor too. Danillo Perez ;Brian Blade; and John Patittuci round out a stellar quartet. We had wonderful Center seats. As a postscript, glad to see that KC KC has added tables and chairs.... More 

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Christiansburg, Virginia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband and I came to watch a "A View from the Bridge". We really enjoyed the performance, and the building is is beautiful. The ladies in the gift shop were also very pleasant.

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Toledo
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

On a tour that included seeing the building and outside area. This place is huge and quite beautiful both inside and outside. The hall hanging lights are huge are were told to be worth 1 million each and there are lots of them. They have many theaters for performances but include 1 each day that is free to the public.... More 

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Potomac, Maryland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great setting, ambiance, and choice of performances. One of the great things about living in the DC area is having access year round to the Kennedy Center.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

What a national gem. We have seen play and concert in the last month plus several free performances offered at 6 pm very day. Definitely worth a visit for tourists and regular visits for locals. Food and drinks offered in lobby are not good quality and crazy expensive. Nice gift shop. Amazing views from the terrace.

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Illinois
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Kennedy Center is not only beautiful place to walk around, but also has great performing arts venue. Everynight at 6PM, there is a free one hour performance on the Millennium Stage. You can find out about the performance on their website. There is a free shuttle bus from the Foggy Bottom Metro stop that will take you to the... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I highly recommend the Eisenhower Theatre! It's small-mid size so all the seats have a great view of the stage. Seating is easily accessible and there are a multitude of staff available to assist if needed. The sound quality is fantastic. We saw a live music and dance performance and were very impressed. I also recommend taking in an afternoon... More 

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Kingsville, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 October 2016 via mobile

The performance was so different to any other act. It's sheared madness. So good. It's a must see. The view it's fantastic.

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Bedford UK
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 October 2016

We attended a concert here. The price was reasonable and the concert enjoyable. First up the orchestra played your national anthem and everyone stood. Now that was a first for us but interesting. The foyer is spacious but we liked sitting out on the terrace by the river before the show. We took advantage of the free shuttle bus that... More 

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