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My Fair Lady ~ The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts

Jordan Wright December 21, 2019

The story of Eliza Doolittle, a street waif transformed into a high society lady by the over-achieving phoneticist, Professor Henry Higgins, has recently been adapted to reflect the #MeToo movement. Love it or leave it (I overheard a dismayed audience member kvetch about the changes), Director Bartlett Sher has […]

Fiddler on the Roof ~ National Theatre

Jordan Wright December 11, 2019

An exhilarating and fresh new production of Fiddler hit the National Theatre this week. The Tony-nominated revival comes in at number eight in the venue’s 2019-2020 “Broadway at the National” series – a series that includes an unprecedented 17 productions. As with many a national touring show, it is […]

The Bridges of Madison County ~ Kennedy Center

Jordan Wright July 3, 2016 Special to The Alexandria Times

Katie Klaus (State Fair Singer) and the company of the national tour of THE BRIDGES OF MADISON COUNTY. (Photo by Matthew Murphy)

A huge applause erupted from the audience at the Kennedy Center when it was announced that the show’s composer, orchestrator […]

The Kennedy Center Announces Its 2016-2017 Season

Jordan Wright March 16, 2016

On March 8th The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts announced its 2016-2017. The Center announced plans for a yearlong celebration of the centennial of President Kennedy’s birth, offering a wide range of programs reflective of Kennedy’s vision, ideals, and legacy.

Yo Yo Ma ~ Photo […]