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John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts

2700 F Street NW, Washington DC, DC 20566
800-444-1324
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Ranked #19 of 249 attractions in Washington DC
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Theaters
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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2014 NEW

I make it a point to go to the Kennedy Center whenever I can. The caliber, the quality, and the quantity of performances and programs put on every year are unmatched by any other venue in the country, I think. I come often for the Washington National Opera and the National Symphony Orchestra, but have enjoyed several other performances here... More

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Northville, Michigan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2014 NEW

If you're not able to attend a function or play at the Center, do at least visit it, walk through, stroll the promenade deck, take pictures, revel in the sites. A national treasure, visit and enjoy it!

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014 NEW

There's always something going on here, and some of it is free. Check the web site for free concerts. Enjoy the outside patio that overlooks the Potomac.

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Hagerstown, MD
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014 NEW

I've attended numerous events at the Kennedy Center over the years (Liberace, Liza Minnelli, Phantom of the Opera, Will Rogers Follies) - all have been excellent. This is a great venue that everyone should see at least once. Tours are available without having to pay admission to a show and there are regular shows that are not as expensive as... More

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Indiana
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014 NEW

This is the title of the play we saw with our granddaughter, it is an audience interactive mystery that is hilarious! Kids love it, as do adults, and it is one of the longest running plays in the country. Tickets are reasonably priced and the Kennedy Center should be on everyone's must see list anyway.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014 NEW

We took the elevator up to the top terrace of the Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts. there is no fee for this outing except for the food you may want to buy. Deli style. You can walk the entire perimeter and have some fabulous views with no crowds, no lines, no fees.

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Morelia, Mexico
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014 NEW

the millennium stage has concerts 365 days of the year, all free. amazing content and also great opera, orchestral concerts, jazz and musicals.

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Idaho
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2014 NEW

The tour was boring to my children. The facility is nice but not as ornate as most buildings in DC. The docent doing our tour was very nice. It you are very interested in art I think this would be a must see.

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Knoxville, Tennessee
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014

Treat yourself to a concert here, whether is be the National Symphony or the opera. The outside of the building is not much to look at, but the inside is glamorous with it's wide red hallways and glass chandeliers. There are shuttles to the Center if you don't want to make the short walk to the Metro stop. Check around... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014

I visited The Kennedy Center a few years ago and we had the pleasure of seeing the play, Aida. It was visually incredible and we had a wonderful time!

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