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The Eisenhower Theater seats 1,100, and is the smallest of the theaters on the Center's main level. It primarily hosts plays and musicals, operas, ballet and contemporary dance. Its namesake, President Dwight D. Eisenhower, signed into law the National Cultural Center Act in 1958, the first time in history that our government backed and helped finance a structure dedicated to the performing arts. The theater contains an orchestra pit for 40 musicians that is convertible to a forestage or additional seating space. The walls are of East Indian laurel wood. The red and black stage curtain of hand-woven wool is a gift from the people of Canada.
Coming to the Eisenhower Theater :
- Thu., Sep. 18, 2014, 7:00 PM
- Eisenhower Theater
- Running Time: 1 hour
- Tickets and Schedule
Honoring the Promise, benefiting Susan G. Komen(r), celebrates three decades of global impact in the fight against breast cancer. This historic evening of entertainment and awards will recognize global leaders at the forefront of the fight and honor all supporters in the mission to end breast cancer.
Performance Timing: 60 minutes, with no intermission.
Please note: Tickets for this event are available from the Presenter only. For further information, please call (972) 855-4384, or email: email@example.com.