"Show Boat" premieres this May at the Kennedy Center, and tickets to the opening week of Washington National Opera's production are now up to 45% off. "This joyous, beautifully mounted entertainment should keep rolling along for a long while to come," according to the Chicago Tribune.
Discounted tickets are available for evening performances, Monday-Wednesday, May 6-8, at Kennedy Center Opera House, in the following sections:
The musical tells the story of a troupe of riverboat performers on the Cotton Blossom as they experience the trials of show business, love, loss and racial inequality. The legendary songs of "Show Boat" -- "Ol' Man River," "You Are Love," "Can't Help Lovin' Dat Man" and "Bill" -- will be performed with a full orchestra and chorus.