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John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts

2700 F St NW, Washington DC, DC 20566-0002
+1 800-444-1324
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2700 F St NW, Washington DC, DC 20566-0002
+1 800-444-1324
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Reviewed 11 December 2014

took my girls to see Little Dancer - thinking it was a play for young kids...so wrong....the show was AMAZING...a musical ballet....it was terrific.....my girls (9 and 7) loved loved loved it...i loved it...it was gorgeous, beautiful......highly recommend...

Thank catherinek07
Reviewed 9 December 2014

We attended a classical concert at the Center. The acoustics were amazing and the program was very fine and memorable. However, this building is not worth a visit without a performance. The building is run down and makes Lincoln Center in NYC look up to...More

Thank bbmf4
Reviewed 9 December 2014

We were recently there for the Kennedy Honors. It's a beautiful edifice with an auditorium that ranks with the best in the world. The stage, sight lines and acoustics were excellent. Try to take in one of the hundreds of presentations done each year.

Thank Andy Z
Reviewed 8 December 2014

Sadeh 21, I have heard about this company and finally had a chance to see them at the Opera house, FANTASTIC! performance and the music quite captivating and a times quite haunting as well. The dancer were sublime and fluid in their performance, quite the...More

Thank travelgirl20707
Reviewed 5 December 2014

In the follow -up of our getting the acquaintance of the Washington D.C. we walked from behind the Lincoln Memorial to the left bank of Potomac River and headed upstream on the great, sunny, bright day to the wonderful edifice of the Kennedy Center for...More

1  Thank Oleg Y
Reviewed 2 December 2014

Of course you should, but if you have limited time, the Kennedy Center's views up and down the Potomac and across to Virginia are well worth the trip, especially as at the sun sets. Millennium Stage has free performances every night at 6:00. (Get there...More

3  Thank Squeak_Squirrel
Reviewed 26 November 2014

An iconic performing arts center, and truly worth of its fame. If you have the time, try the café on the second floor and step onto the terrace. The view of Washington is wonderful.

1  Thank KeithG1221
Reviewed 25 November 2014

We went here for the opera La Boheme. The facility is huge and awe inspiring with a large sculture of John F, Kennedy. The show was fantastic. Don't miss the gift shop either, we spent a long time in there, they have lots of cool...More

1  Thank Popette2014
Reviewed 24 November 2014

We were able to see Little Dancer a fairly new musical. We all loved it including our husbands (usually fall asleep). I would recommend this venue to all visitors.

1  Thank 530Gypsy
Reviewed 24 November 2014

I have been to the JFK center for plays before, and loved it, but I recently took a free1-hour tour of the building and it was awesome! The tour guide was super engaging, knew his information, and took lots of questions from the audience. This...More

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Response from sleebrownies | Reviewed this property |
I'm not sure about that specific theater??
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20 August 2017|
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Response from Corey L | Reviewed this property |
Check their website for current shows and events
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20 May 2017|
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Response from Memrnc4 | Reviewed this property |
Very limited because everyone will be out on the mall. If you get a chance check with the hotel to see what activity is going on in town on the mall. Most likely there will be free concerts by the military bands