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'War and Peace' lands at the Kennedy Center

The Mariinsky Opera and Orchestra returns to the Kennedy Center -- with 30 tons of scenery and props -- to stage Prokofiev's "War and Peace."

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Kennedy Center plots 'War,' piece by piece
Article | And you thought the 1,200-page hardcover edition of "War and Peace" was a heavy lift. Imagine how the folks at the Kennedy Center felt, having to heave a 30-ton opera version of Tolstoy's novel onto the stage.

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