The King's Speech

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THE KING’S SPEECH is based on the true story of King George VI’s struggle with a speech impediment and the friendship he formed with his unconventional speech therapist, Lionel Logue. With the Nazi threat looming and civil unrest at home, royal secrets explode around the King as he’s thrust onto the world stage. David Seidler’s original play – which inspired the 2010 Oscar-winning film starring Colin Firth and Geoffrey Rush – will make its long-awaited U.S. debut in a production The Mail proclaims “A right royal treat.”

Presented by The National Theatre

Show Type
Drama
Running Time
120 minutes
(1 Intermission)
Appropriate For 16+ Price Ranges
$30 - $95

Discount Tickets Available

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Box Office Phone: 202-628-6161

Schedule Open/Close Dates: 02/11/2020 - 02/16/2020
Sunday 2:00pm7:30pm-
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Tuesday 7:30pm--
Wednesday 7:30pm--
Thursday 7:30pm--
Friday 8:00pm--
Saturday 2:00pm8:00pm-
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The National Theatre
1321 Pennsylvania Avenue NW, Washington, DC 20004
About the Venue:
The National Theatre - known as "The Theatre of Presidents" - opened in 1835. This historic playhouse has seen Pennsylvania Avenue grow from the muddy main street of a fledgling capital to the ceremonial avenue of a great world power. The National has presented first-class touring productions continuously longer than any other theater in America.

Getting There

  • Federal Center SW (Blue/Orange Line)
  • Metro Center (Blue/Orange/Red Lines)

Parking

  • Street parking
  • Paid garages

Accessibility

  • This venue is wheelchair accessible.
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The King's Speech