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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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  • Average4%
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“free concerts” (70 reviews)
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2700 F St NW, Washington DC, DC 20566-0002
+1 800-444-1324
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

What a wonderful place. You can see a broadway show, a play, the national city orchestra or the opera at any given time. It’s very well run and even the underground parking was reasonably priced at $23.

Thank Joanne L
Reviewed 6 days ago

Beautiful Venue - truly magnificent setting to see touring shows. Saw both the Book of Mormon and An American in Paris here, both in the Opera House. Ushers are quite nice and very helpful. Parking is expensive but plentiful with surprisingly easy in and out....More

Thank wildwanderlust
Reviewed 1 week ago

This performance was not only terrific, the smaller "lab" theater was a perfect venue for the show. Would return again to see another show in this theater.

Thank littlepepita
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

So the new theater season started a little late but with a great show. Only one show was playing and in the Opera House. The Kennedy Center was a bit crazier than normal and it was hard to navigate at times. The showing of An...More

Thank jehenson81
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Visited on our own, walking through the various hallways with their wonderful displays of flags and art work. Took in a show at the free Millennium Stage. Although seating is very limited, there is a large screen above the stage showing the production, making it...More

Thank John G
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We went to take a tour of the facilities only. The tour takes about90. Minutes. You get to see where people sit if there was a show going on. There are lots of donations of art from foreign governments which are noted. There are three...More

Thank Mike p
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

It was a performance by Second City Improv Troop!! Amazing!! It was a family outing; my SIL & BIL with their 3 kids and our 3, ages 13-19. They all loved it and said they’d see it again.

Thank Debbie D'Orland... G
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I'd like to point out that my fear of a crush of people getting to and from the Kennedy Center for a Holiday performance of Handles Messiah was unfounded. When we exited the Foggy Bottom metro station, there 20 yards away, was the free shuttle...More

Thank kyrg01
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is our first time in the Kennedy Center for the show An American in Paris. I feel so lucky to watch this show. It was excellent! It is exciting to see so many and talented people dancing singing and acting!!! A spectacular show with...More

Thank Evgenia365
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We have visited this center several times and have always enjoyed our selections. Last night we were fortunate to have tix for An American in Paris. This is the touring company for the 2015 Broadway redo of the 50,s film starring Gene Kelly. This performance...More

1  Thank Roanokefoodie
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12 January 2018|
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Response from LisandroVoyager | Reviewed this property |
You may be thinking of the Tivoli Theater on 14th street in Columbia Heights, at 3325 14 St NW, DC 20010. Mainly plays are held in it now, not movies
12 January 2018|
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Response from jaseaton | Reviewed this property |
I think it is at Kennedy Center now (as someone else indicated). We saw it at Olney Theater in Olney, MD a few months ago as part of a joint Olney/Kennedy Center production.
Stephony H
2 November 2017|
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Response from tigrecat | Reviewed this property |
Have you thought of emailing the Kennedy Center for an answer?