Going the Distance

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Race to the finish line with two black Olympians who changed history! Soaring music and the exhilaration of world-class sorts motivate us to greatness in this vivid portrayal of the lives of Jesse Owens and Wilma Rudolph. Join them as they them overcome childhood illness, infirmity, and poverty to become the world’s fastest man and woman, winning the greatest honor in all athletics: the Olympic gold medal. The John Cornelius II score speaks to the heart and soul of the winner in all of us.

 

Ages 6 to 12 (Grade 1 to 6)

Presented by Discovery Theater

Show Type
Children's Theater
Running Time
45 minutes
(0 Intermissions)
Appropriate For Up to 9 Price Ranges
$5 - $9

Discount Tickets Available Group Tickets $5

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Box Office Phone: 202-633-8700

Schedule Open/Close Dates: 02/20/2020 - 02/28/2020
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Thursday 10:15am11:30am-
Friday 10:15am11:30am-
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Ripley Center
1100 Jefferson Drive, SW, , Washington, DC 20024
About the Venue:
Entered from a copper domed kiosk on Jefferson Drive between the "Castle" and the Freer Gallery of Art, the S. Dillon Ripley Center houses the International Gallery, The Smithsonian Associates, the Discovery Theater, and the Smithsonian Traveling Exhibition Service. The Ripley Center also contains a small conference center and meeting rooms.

Getting There

  • Smithsonian (Blue/Orange Lines)

Parking

  • Street parking
  • Paid garages

Accessibility

  • This venue is wheelchair accessible.
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