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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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My wife and I saw Phantom of the Opera inside the theatre here and really enjoyed our experience. Located on The corner of Virginia Avenue and 25th Street. Walking from the Foggy... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 2 days ago
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West Sacramento, California
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West Sacramento, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

My wife and I saw Phantom of the Opera inside the theatre here and really enjoyed our experience. Located on The corner of Virginia Avenue and 25th Street. Walking from the Foggy Bottom area is a snap. Don't believe some internet reviews about traveling on foot. Nicely decorated inside, this is a must see venue, pick a show and go... More 

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Gainesville, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Going to The Kennedy Center is a wonderful treat. We went to see Kinky Boots and it was fantastic. We ate at the Terrace prior to the show. The food and service was great. The Kennedy Center shows never disappoint.

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Thank chocaholicbrit
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Went to see "The Bridges of Madison County". It wassuch a beautiful story told so well. The tickets were not too expensive - $49 for Mezzanine seats. It was definitely an excellent addition to our Washington trip. The only trouble was waiting for our Uber at the end of the night. Be sure to call for your ride before getting... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I love the Kennedy Center! This review site never gives you a choice of a visit with adult children. My daughter and I love going to the Kennedy center as our time together. We saw kinky boots this time. It's always marvelous. We love eating on the top level, walking around outside and Viewing DC and Virginia. The views are... More 

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Mitchell, South Dakota
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My family and I went to see Kinky Boots while on vacation in DC. This is a great venue to see a show. Acoustics were great. The seats were comfortable. The performers in Kinky Boots were amazing!

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Thank kekenkel
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Excellent a must see! Great cast, the acting was superb awesome costumes. The Kennedy Center is a great place to tour, go outside and take in the view of George Town Harbor as well as the Potomac River. Take the train to Fight Bottom stop and there is a shuttle that runs every 12 minutes to take you to and... More 

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Charlotte, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Went to see Carol King the musical for our anniversary. Great play and great theatre for any performance

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Shenandoah Valley, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We saw the 1:00 matinee of Kinky Boots yesterday and absolutely loved it! It can be a bit tricky getting there, especially if you're not familiar with driving around DC. But once you do, it's SO worth it. We bought the pre-paid parking ($3 discount) and it worked pretty easily. We found a spot close to the elevators and quickly... More 

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Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

You don't actually have to be going for a performance. We just went and had a look around. There are obviously parts you cant go in but we just wandered around. The size is deceiving as it doesn't look as big from the outside. Get the lift to the top floor, there is a café there and you can go... More 

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Washington, D.C.
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I've been there twice recently after a long hiatus. Orchestra seats are generally better but second tier seats give a better view of the orchestra pit, which is a show in itself. But don't be the least bit overweight; the seats are small.

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