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The King and I – A Royal Hit ~ The Kennedy Center

Jordan Wright July 22, 2017

The Cast of Rodgers & Hammerstein’s The King and I. Photo credit Matthew Murphy

Under the expert direction of Barlett Sher we allow ourselves to be transported to the magic and majesty of the Kingdom of Siam. It’s 1862 and the King (as played by Jose Llana) is […]

Cabaret ~ Kennedy Center

Jordan Wright July 17, 2017

Jon Peterson as the Emcee. Photo by Joan Marcus.

New York’s Roundabout Theatre Company, now celebrating its fiftieth year, has brought a sensational version of Cabaret to Kennedy Center in a production that gives Kander and Ebb’s original Broadway show a run for its money. In this eye-popping staging, […]

Ed Gero Returns in His Triumphant Role in The Originalist ~ Arena Stage

Jordan Wright July 13, 2017

Edward Gero as Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia. Photo by C. Stanley Photography.

Welcome back Supreme Court Justice Antonin “Nino” Scalia! A lot has happened since Ed Gero inhabited your body. Donald Trump became our president (I think you would have been delighted) and the whole Roe v. […]

Nibbles and Sips Around Town ~ June 30, 2017

Jordan Wright June 2017 All Photo Credit: Jordan Wright

It’s been a whirlwind of restaurant openings, cookbook launches (more on those in a separate post), and embassy parties throughout the spring. If you’ve been missing our updates, it’s because we’re catching our collective breaths.

Barbecue, Y’all

Myron Mixson (right) with Head Pitmaster […]

The Sound of Music Hits All the Right Notes ~ The Kennedy Center

Jordan Wright June 19, 2017

Charlotte Maltby as Maria Rainer, and the von Trapp children in The Sound of Music. Photo by Jeremy Daniel.

Watching Richard Rodgers and Oscar Hammerstein’s classic, The Sound of Music, is like reuniting with a dear friend from your childhood. Though many of the songs are familiar and […]