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John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts

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2700 F St NW, Washington DC, DC 20566-0002
+1 800-444-1324
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  • Excellent71%
  • Very good23%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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2700 F St NW, Washington DC, DC 20566-0002
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+1 800-444-1324
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I have seen probably around 5 shows here! I have enjoyed each and every one of them. The facility is beautiful! If you get a chance to see Hamilton please take the opportunity! Awesome show!

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Reviewed 1 week ago

I have visited Kennedy Center before but I had never taken the tour. They offer free tours about every 15-20 minutes. Tours last about an hour and are provided by volunteers. My tour guide has been doing this for decades and she did a great...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

We just walked through the space. Hamilton was of course sold out. There is a lot of great Kennedy memorabilia and photo history and artwork. Nice gift shop too.

Thank gidgetcindy
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Even when I do not really enjoy my choice the venue soars and the views of the people and city cannot be beaten.

Thank ChefScott511
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Fancied going to see Hamilton but ticket prices were prohibitively expensive. Other shows were on so seemed different choices are available.

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Got tickets via the lottery for KC members. The orchestra seating was comfortable and roomy. Didn’t realize you could bring a covered drink into Opera House. Hamilton was absolutely phenomenal.

Thank Gamma I
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This play has been the highlight of my summer! The story of the Temptaitons comes to life musically and visually so well!

Thank Michael M
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a beautiful building to enjoy a show. I visited the Center to watch Hamilton and there were a ton of touches in the atrium that made the experience lovely. Unlike some places you are permitted to bring a Kennedy Center cup into the...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Destined for Broadway, this show is a first class hit! The performers were authentic, the choreography was superb and the acoustics in the Eisenhower Theatre were incredible. You have to see it! I will definitely be going again when it hits Broadway and expect it...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

What a beautiful place! Having the Performing House in our nations capital does it justices. The decor and historical value sets it apart from other centers.

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ableallen
July 3, 2018|
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Response from RonFG | Reviewed this property |
Too late to help, but I have no clue what they serve, but would guess that drinks will be sold. Due to the heat, I would assume that dress is casual and shorts should be allowed.
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BakerFamily222
June 17, 2018|
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Response from David P | Reviewed this property |
The concerts change every Monday but they have them listed so you can see who will be there while you are in DC. I suggest going early as it’s first come first serve for seating. The performance is also televised.
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DonnaSue24
April 15, 2018|
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Response from nquinby | Reviewed this property |
Tours average about an hour, but can vary depending on the tour guide and how many questions the group has. Tours start approximately every 10 minutes during scheduled hours. If visiting on a weekend, remember tour hours end... More
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