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August Wilson’s Fences ~ Ford’s Theatre

Jordan Wright October 3, 2019

Hard on the heels of Arena Stage’s ongoing production of Jitney comes Fences, another August Wilson drama and the sixth play in Wilson’s ten-part series the American Century Cycle that chronicles 100 years of the African American experience. (Jitney, Wilson’s first play in the series, was reviewed here earlier this […]

JQA ~ Arena Stage

Jordan Wright March 19, 2019

In the vein of Hamilton along comes JQA. It is not a musical, though there is occasional contemporary music with a back beat that lightens the pace, but it is an historical piece based on the life of John Quincy Adams. Its playwright and director, Aaron Posner, writes that […]