Free! Millennium Stage @ the Kennedy Center

Millennium Stage, a Kennedy Center performance series, invites you to join them for free entertainment!

There’s something to enjoy almost daily — from film screenings to live musical performances. Admission is free; however, tickets are required.

Upcoming performances include:

      • July 26, 2024
        Extraordinary Cinema: School of Rock
        Films begin at sundown, approximately 8:30 p.m. Jack Black hits all the right notes in this cheeky, heartfelt comedy, playing a teacher who transforms his private school students into a classic rock band.
      • Aug 2, 2024
        Extraordinary Cinema: Dr. Seuss’ The Lorax
        Based on the classic storybook, Dr. Seuss’ The Lorax is an animated film filled with vivid colors and timely themes of climate change, corporate greed, and conservation. Before the screening, Casey Trees will present interactive educational activities about environmental preservation and the significance of maintaining the District of Columbia’s tree canopy.
      • Aug 9, 2024
        Extraordinary Cinema: Rear Window
        Considered perhaps Hitchcock’s most significant film achievement, “Rear Window” explores the paranoia of a New York magazine photographer, played by James Stewart. Confined to his apartment, he suspects he has witnessed a crime while observing his neighbors across a courtyard.
      • Aug 16, 2024
        Extraordinary Cinema: Free Solo
        From directors E. Chai Vasarhelyi and Jimmy Chin comes Free Solo. It’s a stunning, intimate, and unflinching portrait of free soloist climber Alex Honnold preparing to achieve his lifelong dream: climbing the face of the 3,200-foot El Capitan in Yosemite National Park… without a rope.
      • Aug 23, 2024
        Extraordinary Cinema: Lincoln
        Directed by Steven Spielberg, Lincoln centers on Abraham Lincoln’s arduous struggle to outlaw slavery by fighting for the passage of the 13th Amendment to the Constitution. It’s a character study in fortitude and resolve.
      • Aug 30, 2024
        Extraordinary Cinema: Chocolat
        Vianne is an enigmatic woman who opens a chocolaterie in a 1950s French village and immediately causes a stir among the uptight townsfolk — both romantically and societally.
      • Aug 31, 2024
        DC Jazz Festival: Joshua Jenkins
        As the music that not only forms the foundation of modern jazz, but continues to inform its trajectory, African and Afro-diasporic music will take center stage in this program. Listen as Joshua Jenkins and his ensemble perform works by Lionel Loueke, Joshua Uzoigwe, Sakésho, and others.


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