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It was a very joyful performance! We laugh almost all time, actors where great and the theater very... read more

Reviewed 7 November 2018
Sous23
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Improv, laughs, audience interaction

I went to see Shear Madness at the Kennedy Center as part of a bus tour. At first I wasn’t sure... read more

Reviewed 23 October 2018
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Reviewed 7 November 2018

It was a very joyful performance! We laugh almost all time, actors where great and the theater very clean, nice chairs, and very polite staff.

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 23 October 2018

I went to see Shear Madness at the Kennedy Center as part of a bus tour. At first I wasn’t sure what to expect, but the set was so bright and cheerful and the pre music was great! The actors and actresses who starred in...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Terra B
ShearMadness, General Manager at Shear Madness, responded to this reviewResponded 4 November 2018

Thanks for the great review and for grilling the suspects with us!

Reviewed 17 October 2018 via mobile

Playing for 35 years and still fun. Jokes change depending on current events. Very reasonable price and small comfortable theater.

Date of experience: October 2018
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ShearMadness, General Manager at Shear Madness, responded to this reviewResponded 4 November 2018

Thanks for playing Shearlock with us!

Reviewed 15 October 2018

Our tour group went on a Sunday evening and it was not crowded at all. It's in a small theater in Kennedy Center. It's been playing for 30 years and is a laugh out loud event. It's over the top with exaggerated characters and lots...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank rhowell92
ShearMadness, General Manager at Shear Madness, responded to this reviewResponded 4 November 2018

Thanks for the great review and for grilling the suspects with us!

Reviewed 12 October 2018

Long story short it's all a big reach. It is not a funny show. It's incredibly boring and has the biggest reaches for comedy by relating it to current affairs and gossip news. Honestly was so appalled that we had to leave 45min in to...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Sagar K
Reviewed 7 October 2018

This show has been going forever - for good reason - it is fun with lots of improvisation and audience engagement. a brilliant format

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank wendijar
ShearMadness, General Manager at Shear Madness, responded to this reviewResponded 4 November 2018

Thanks for being an armchair detective with us!

Reviewed 26 September 2018 via mobile

Lots of family fun! We all had a great time and will look back with great memories. The jokes were timely and all based on current events. The cast interacted with our teens and made the experience even more special! Well done!

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Knbshaffer
ShearMadness, General Manager at Shear Madness, responded to this reviewResponded 4 November 2018

Thanks so much for grilling the suspects with us!

Reviewed 9 September 2018

My husband saw this play in Washington DC at the Kennedy Center. We had never heard of the play before, so was not sure what to expect. The show started and at first it was just hijinx humor, but after the show went on, it...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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ShearMadness, General Manager at Shear Madness, responded to this reviewResponded 4 November 2018

Thanks for playing Shearlock with us!

Reviewed 10 August 2018

This show is hysterical and very timely. It's a wonder how they work in current events so seamlessly and work off the audience with such ease. If you're in DC and you want a good laugh, I'd highly recommend it.

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Shaun M
ShearMadness, Public Relations Manager at Shear Madness, responded to this reviewResponded 28 September 2018

Thanks for playing Shearlock with us!

Reviewed 12 May 2018 via mobile

Great show! Had the whole family laughing. Wouldn’t recommend for kids younger than middle school. Bought tickets last minute by phone and used AAA discount. Alot of pop culture references and play on words. You could tell the actors were having fun too!

Date of experience: May 2018
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ShearMadness, Public Relations Manager at Shear Madness, responded to this reviewResponded 19 May 2018

Thanks for being an armchair detective with us

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victoriahawkins
11 October 2015|
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Response from ShearMadness | Property representative |
We have no official "dress code" for attending plays at Kennedy Center. Our patrons usually dress in business casual attire. However, we'd rather have a patron come in jeans and a sweatshirt than not come at all out of... More
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Cindy B
8 July 2015|
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All seats are great- but center might be your best option. The closer you are to the stage the closer you are to the action- so you've been warned! :-)
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Angela M
17 March 2015|
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Hello- We would give the show a PG rating! We have hosted hundreds of Jr. High School Groups over the years with no issues. Children usually love the show! Thanks
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