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Masterpieces of the Oral and Intangible Heritage of Humanity ~ Signature Theatre

Jordan Wright March 12, 2019

Plunged into anarchy in an apocalyptic scenario in an unnamed Middle Eastern country, Layla struggles to make sense of what appears to be the end of her life. As a world-famous art conservationist, she had been spending her days in an art museum cataloguing the most important things in […]

Confection ~ Folger Theatre

Jordan Wright March 11, 2019

Running concurrently with the exhibition First Chefs: Fame and Foodways from Britain to the Americas, is Confection. Commissioned by the Folger Theatre, it is a delightful 17th century romp from the critically-acclaimed Third Rail Projects. This world premiere production is specifically designed to dovetail neatly with playwright Jessica Swale’s […]

Eugene Onegin ~ The Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts

Jordan Wright March 9, 2019

Anna Nechaeva is wowing audiences in her Washington National Opera debut. Nechaeva, in the role of Tatiana, hails from Moscow as do several of her leading cast members – Alexey Dolgov as Lensky of the dulcet tenor voice, Igor Glovatenko as Onegin, and Elena Zaremba as Madame Larina. So, […]

Vanity Fair ~ Shakespeare Theatre Company

Jordan Wright March 7, 2019

“There are no morals here.” So, buckle up. Kate Hamill’s uproarious comedy delivers a bloomers-up package from the get-go, cribbing from William Makepeace Thackeray’s novel of social climbers.

The Cast ~ Photo credit Scott Suchman

Dan Hiatt plays the ‘Manager’, emcee of the Strand Music Hall where […]

Nibbles and Sips Around Town ~ February 2019

Jordan Wright February 2019

Flower Child ~ Dyllan’s Raw Bar Grill ~ CHIKO ~ Izakaya Khan Japanese Kitchen & Bar ~ Sen Khao ~ Mama Chang

February usually slows down a bit around here, but not this year. Ignoring the usual dire winter weather forecasts (“One inch of snow forecast for our area! […]