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    $65.00 for $108.00 - "the Flying Dutchman": Wagner's Haunting Tale of Love and Redemption

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    Misfortune, greed and fidelity collide in this storm-battered tale of one man's quest for life.. read moresaving love. This Washington National Opera revival comes to the stage of The Kennedy Center Opera House to retell the nautical legend of the fearsome Flying Dutchman, cursed to sail the seas until he finds a woman who will love him until death. With its dramatic music and soaring arias, as well as an accessible story and a running time of two and a half hours (the same length as many movies), this is a perfect introduction to the world of opera and one of its great composers, Wagner. It's also a must-see for aficionados, as this production features formidable bass-baritone and two-time Grammy winner Eric Owens making his staged role debut as the show's condemned captain. Director Stephen Lawless brings this thrilling tale to the stage with striking imagery, telling the story "with clarity and theatrical flair while adding a few powerful images along the way" ( New York Magazine ). The Flying Dutchman is presented in German, with projected English translations.

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    $10.00 for $15.00 - See Opera's "stars of Tomorrow" in Washington National Opera's Young Artist Recital

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    Even Domingo, Carreras and Pavarotti were once students, honing their craft and wowing their m.. read moreaestros with raw vocal talent. Now you can catch a glimpse of opera's Stars of Tomorrow as the Domingo-Cafritz Young Artists continue their new annual concert tradition with a special program of scenes and arias from favorite operas. Taking a break from his role in Washington National Opera's revival of The Flying Dutchman , Eric Owens will offer his vocal mentorship to WNO's rising stars -- and also showcase his first-rate skills as a conductor -- in this exciting concert that features a dozen young opera singers and pianists representing the U. S., China and Japan. Founded in 2002 by Pl. cido Domingo, the Domingo-Cafritz Young Artist Program is a leading resident-training program for promising young artists on the verge of international careers.

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    $65.00 for $108.00 - Poulenc's Psych-drama Opera "dialogues of the Carmelites"

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    The Washington National Opera debuts their production of Poulenc's Dialogues of the Carmelite.. read mores at The Kennedy Center's Opera House in Washington, D. C. Set in a Carmelite monastery during the French Revolution, the story follows a young aristocrat who's joined the convent in order to deal with her innate fear of life, only to watch the bloody revolution unfold around her. This profound work is based on the true story of a group of nuns who defied the laws of France laid out by the revolution and met secretly to worship before being martyred at the guillotine. The opera will be performed in English and is directed by WNO Artistic Director Francesca Zambello.

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    $18.00 for $30.00 - Three Comedic One-acts, "entremeses" at Iberian Suite: Global Arts Remix Festival

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    The Kennedy Center welcomes the U. S. debut of one of Spain's most acclaimed theater companies.. read more, Teatro de La Abad. a, for this performance of three short plays entitled Entremeses. An entremes is a comic one-act that, historically, was performed as an interlude during a long work of a more dramatic nature circa the 16th and 17th centuries in Spain. Foregoing the longwinded drama, Entremeses is a revival of one of the company's first productions, featuring three one-acts scribed by Miguel de Cervantes -- author of Don Quixote -- and directed by Jos. Luis G. mez. This amusing production is part of the IBERIAN SUITE: global arts remix festival and is performed in Spanish with projected English titles.

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    $15.00 for $30.00 - Dance, Music & More from Postclassical Ensemble at Iberian Suite: Global Arts Remix Festival

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    D. C. 's own PostClassical Ensemble -- cleverly calling itself an "experimental orchestral lab.. read moreoratory" -- presents the U. S. premiere of a new work entitled Iberian Mystics: The Confluence of Faiths. Written by Antonio Mu. oz Molina and Joseph Horowitz, this program features music, flamenco dance, poetry and visual art, drawing inspiration from Islamic, Catholic and Jewish influences. This Kennedy Center performance comes as part of the IBERIAN SUITE: global arts remix festival, featuring conductor Angel Gil-Ord. ez, pianist Pedro Carbon. , flamenco artists Sonia Olla and Ismayel de la Rosa and more.

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    $24.00 for $40.00 - Brazilian Orchestra Jovem Do Estado at Iberian Suite: Global Arts Remix Festival

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    The Brazilian Orquestra Jovem do Estado, joined by the sensational soprano Harolyn Blackwell, .. read morepresents a program of stirring Brazilian compositions at this year's IBERIAN SUITE: global arts remix festival. Founded in 1979, this Kennedy Center performance marks the globe-skipping orchestra's United States debut, having already played everywhere from Brazil and France to Germany and Holland. Under the direction of maestro Cl. udio Cruz, the evening's repertory will feature Su. te Sinfonica Tom Jobim, a collage of several of Brazilian composer-musician Jobin's best-known songs, as well as works from the influential Heitor Villa-Lobos.

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    $15.00 for $30.00 - Comedy "what I Heard About the World" at Iberian Suite: Global Arts Remix Festival

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    Two theater companies -- Portugal's Mala Voadora and the UK's Third Angel -- have combined for.. read moreces to deliver their United States debut with What I Heard About the World. A series of comedic, thought-provoking and entertaining vignettes (with themes covering everything from renting strangers to cry at your own funeral to places where cures for loneliness can be bought on CD), this show is kept up-to-the-minute in its topicality by finalizing its text only days before the performance. This amusing examination of the world today comes to the stage of The Kennedy Center as part of the IBERIAN SUITE: global arts remix festival.

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    $20.00 for $40.00 - "victory Road": Modern Dance Inspired by Alt Country Band

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    Any fan of Jason and the Scorchers knows it's impossible not to dance when this pioneering c.. read moreowpunk band starts playing. Now Bowen McCauley Dance (BMD) has elevated this impulse to the level of high art in the daring new collaborative project, Victory Road. Led by famed choreographer Lucy Bowen McCauley, BMD has transformed the life and music of the band's founder, Jason Ringenberg, into movement, creating an artistic journey set to the sounds of Appalachian folk, gospel, country and rock. Experience this double-shot of artistic genius live as "D. C. 's premier contemporary dance company" ( The Washington Post ) embodies the music of the band credited with "rewriting the history of rock 'n' roll in the South" ( Rolling Stone ) at The Kennedy Center's Terrace Theater.

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    $15.00 for $30.00 - One-woman Show "contos Em Viagem -- Cabo Verde" at Iberian Suite: Global Arts Remix Festival

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    Teatro Meridional, an award-winning Portuguese theater company, presents the United States pre.. read moremiere of Contos em Viagem -- Cabo Verde at the IBERIAN SUITE: global arts remix festival. This compelling production is all about Cape Verde, an island country that spans an archipelago of 10 volcanic islands in the Atlantic Ocean. Based on texts with regional context but universal emotion, this one-woman show (though technically she's not alone onstage, as she's joined by an accompanying musician) is performed in Portuguese and native Creole languages, with projected English translations.

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    $24.00 for $40.00 - Acclaimed Jazz Singer Carmen Souza at Iberian Suite: Global Arts Remix Festival

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    As part of her Live at Lagny Jazz Festival Tour, Carmen Souza -- one of the most revered jazz .. read moreand world singers on the circuit today -- brings her signature sound all the way from Cape Verde to the Kennedy Center as part of the IBERIAN SUITE: global arts remix festival. Beloved in Europe (and pretty much anywhere else she's heard), Souza's sound is an intriguing blend of West African rhythms and contemporary jazz, and her vocal style draws comparisons to legends like Billie Holiday, Nina Simone and Eartha Kitt. Any resemblance she bears to those other artists in no way diminishes the originality of her incredible sound, deemed a "recipe for artistic success" by Down Beat magazine.

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    $20.00 for $35.00 - Baroque Music from the Arakaendar Choir at Iberian Suite: Global Arts Remix Festival

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    Founded upon the rich history of Baroque music manuscripts found throughout the missions of Bo.. read morelivia, the Arakaendar Choir makes a special appearance at the IBERIAN SUITE: global arts remix festival. Founded a decade ago by Father Piotr Nawrot and conducted by co-founder Ashley Solomon, the choir is composed of Bolivian singers whose beautiful voices give new life to the Latin language (as well as their seven native dialects) as they perform classical Baroque music with a talented orchestra. They've been featured on 60 Minutes and recorded several celebrated albums -- now they make their way to The Kennedy Center as part of the IBERIAN SUITE: global arts remix festival.

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    $18.00 for $30.00 - Two Portuguese Plays at Iberian Suite: Global Arts Remix Festival

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    The Portuguese theater company Mundo Perfeito marks its United States debut at the IBERIAN SUI.. read moreTE: global arts remix festival with a double bill: By Heart and Three fingers below the knee. In the interactive By Heart , several audience members will be invited to memorize a poem written in English . and the show won't end until they're able to recite all of its lines by memory. The historically inspired Three fingers below the knee is drawn from reports written by theater inspectors during the nearly 50 years that Portugal was ruled under a fascist regime, and is performed in Portuguese with projected English translations.

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11/01/14
Lydia R.
I had the opportunity to perform with the Washington National Opera as a child in two different operas. One of our venues was the Kennedy Center for the...

11/26/14
Ax C.
Always a top notch place. My thoughts on two recently visited locales: Terrace Theater: A very nice little makeshift Jazz theater, dubbed the KC Jazz...

11/02/14
Candice H.
Multiple theaters in this center. Watched Little Dancer in Eisenhower and wow that is something not to miss!! The great thing about being in the smaller of...
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10/25/13
Rosalie Jones
It looks like every seat is a good one to see the National Symphony Orchestra. Awesome!
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rating 4.6 out of 5
02/14/15
Kerri Anton
Have seen many plays, musicals and ballets here. This particular visit was to see Handel's Messiah. Got last minute cheap seats so they weren't particularly great but still able to hear and see everything. Good acoustics even when on the high boxes. Crowds move in and out of the main theatre well. D....
11/01/14
Bryant Delka
Easily one of the best places to watch a variety of entertainment. I've been to the KenCen dozens of times now, and I've yet to have a bad seat (and that's saying something considering that I usually sit in the balcony). I am also glad that they don't allow you to bring food/drink into the theatre....
08/26/14
Melissa Cecchine
The Kennedy Center is a gem in the heart of DC. Pure top notch entertainment. All of the shows I have seen there have been fantastic from opera, ballet, symphonies, aerial acrobatics, to live bands and more. I always am excited when I go there for an event. The Millenium Stage has free daily shows e....
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