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The King’s Speech ~ National Theatre

Jordan Wright February 12, 2020

The unfolding drama in The King’s Speech is young Bertie’s ability to overcome a debilitating stammer. Coupled with the issue of his brother David’s affair with the twice-divorced, utterly unsuitable Wallis Simpson, it forms the basis for this fascinating historical dramedy. When their father George V dies, David […]

Jersey Boys ~ The Story of Frankie Valli and The Four Seasons ~ National Theatre

Jordan Wright December 17, 2019

(l to r) Corey Greenan, Eric Chambliss, Jon Hacker and Michael Milton – Photo: Joan Marcus

In an era when Motown was delivering hit after hit and Black singing groups ruled the charts, a quartet of Italian kids from the blue-collar town of Belleville, NJ began their […]

Come From Away ~ The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts

Jordan Wright December 13, 2019

Come From Away is the heartwarming true story of the residents of Gander, Newfoundland who took in over 7,000 passengers when their flights were diverted during 9/11. It is not a maudlin retelling of that terrifying moment in time when all U. S. airspace shut down. Nor is it […]

Jimmy Buffett’s Escape – to – Margaritaville ~ The National Theatre

Jordan Wright October 10, 2019

Parrot Heads know where paradise is – on a beach with a tequila-laced cocktail in hand – and that’s exactly where this bio-musical will transport them. Last night an audience filled with Jimmy Buffett fans were jazzed to hear a mix of his best-loved hits coupled with Broadway-style tunes […]

Hamilton ~ The Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts

Jordan Wright June 15, 2018

So… Hamilton…Yes! It’s beyond everything you’ve heard it is – and so much more – a ground breaking revolution in musical theater based on one of America’s most accomplished and influential American Revolutionary heroes. Told in the poetry of hip-hop and rap and made emotional through bluesy ballads, this […]