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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: 800-444-1324
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We went to see the Book of Mormon at the Kennedy Center. It was our first time going to the Kennedy Center, and the huge patio made for excellent views of the Potomac and planes... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 1, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2015 NEW

We went to see the Book of Mormon at the Kennedy Center. It was our first time going to the Kennedy Center, and the huge patio made for excellent views of the Potomac and planes flying into Reagan airport. We hung out there before the show and during intermission. You could buy a drink before the show and pay to... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2015 NEW

What a fun time and interactive show. Glad we got the discount tickets. The cast were really fantastic and did a great job with very contemporary humor. The auditorium is ideally suited for this show. Enjoy!

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Stroud, Gloucestershire, UK
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015 NEW

The Centre is massive and majestic, with a great view over the Potomac from the huge Terrace. We dined at the Restaurant which is costly but good and a great experience.

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Manassas, Virginia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015 NEW

My wife and I recently went to see Book of Mormon at the Kennedy Center. The play itself was fantastic, but the theater leaves a bit to be desired. The seats are small (as in airplane small) and the heavier woman next to me had a hard time not invading my seat as well. The seats also aren't very comfortable,... More 

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Cary
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

My family travelled from North Carolina to see The Book of Mormon at The Kennedy Center with our relatives. What a magnificent facility it is -- great opera house location for the musical, comfortable seats, great sound, friendly staff. During intermission we enjoyed the evening on the back patio overlooking the Potomac River and lights of Georgetown. After the show... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015 NEW

A must visit even if there are no performances it is worth looking around both the building and the grounds. Unfortunately no tickets were available on our visit.

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Shippensburg
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015

Always have loved the Kennedy Center and I love how it supports the performing arts. It is a must see and I recommend a tour of the building..

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Frederick, MD
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

One of my favorite places to see musicals when they come to DC. Beautiful theaters, restaurants on site, and good parking underground.

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Katy, Texas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

We went on a tour as a family and it was nice. Younger kids probably won't like it as ours, but they enjoyed the ornate decorations and interesting artwork. The tour is free and runs often. They also have free concerts going on during the time we visited as well.

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Melbourne, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2015

We attended a local artist from Baltimore's free concert. It was basically in the back area of the Center. I don't really know how to describe this properly because it wasn't in a designated hall or anything but instead just in the main foyer that lead to the terrace at the back. The views of Georgetown and the Potomac river... More 

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Additional Information about John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts

Address: 2700 F Street NW, Washington DC, DC 20566
Phone Number: 800-444-1324
Location: United States  >  District of Columbia (DC)  >  Washington DC
Open Hours:
Sunday 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Monday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Tuesday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Wednesday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Thursday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Friday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Saturday 10:00 am - 1:00 pm

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