The Kennedy Center Gala

The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts

Tuesday, March 24, 2020 5:30p.m.

Event Information

Join us for an intimate dinner and unforgettable Gala concert with Tony®-, Emmy®-, and Grammy®-winning artist Audra McDonald and Tony®-winning artist Brian Stokes Mitchell

After dining in the Center's new REACH, enjoy prime seating for the concert, where the two stars from the original cast of Broadway’s 1998 Ragtime will unite for an intimate evening to perform some of the greatest songs from Broadway and classic standards.

The Kennedy Center is a community-oriented convener open for all to experience. Your purchase of an event package will increase student success, support access to and participation in the arts by all Americans, influence audience diversity and reach both live and digitally, and create investment in partnerships and networks across the country. Funds raised from the Kennedy Center Gala will ensure the future of these programs.

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Tuesday, March 24

5:30 p.m. | Reception, the REACH

6:15 p.m. | Dinner, the REACH

8:00 p.m. | Gala Performance, the Eisenhower Theater

Photos of Audra McDonald © Allison Michael Orenstein

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We look forward to celebrating with you!  To reserve a package, please download the RSVP form or contact us at or (202) 416-8338.

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