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Richard iii ~ Synetic Theatre

Jordan Wright May 20, 2019

Alex Mills as Richard iii ~ Photo Credit Brittany Diliberto

Artistic Director Paata Tsikurishvili calls this Richard iii “the most challenging production ever.” That may well be an understatement, because since the company’s inception nearly 20 years ago, they have consistently broken ranks with theatrical stereotypes through […]

Blue Star Families Gather for 10th Annual Chef’s Challenge at the U. S. Chamber of Commerce

Jordan Wright May 15, 2019

Top chefs from a collection of our area’s best restaurants came together earlier this week for the 10th Annual Blue Star Families Celebration. Paired with chefs from the different branches of the military, together they created unique and scrumptious nibbles and sips. This singular arrangement encourages the importance of and […]

Pride & Joy ~ The Marvin Gaye Musical ~ National Theatre

Jordan Wright May 12, 2019

Headed to Chicago after a quick ten-day run at the National Theatre, Pride & Joy ~ The Marvin Gaye Musical has captivated Washington audiences with the life and indelible music of DC-born songwriter, musician, and sweet soul singer, Marvin Gaye. It was in Washington where Gaye played the Howard […]

Tosca ~ Washington National Opera ~ The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts

Jordan Wright May 12, 2019

The role of Tosca, known as “the infamous soprano killer” for its powerhouse arias, was duly tamed by Latonia Moore who made her spectacular Washington National Opera debut last Saturday. Moore, who has played the title role of Aida at the Metropolitan Opera, the Royal Opera House in London […]

The Oresteia ~ Shakespeare Theatre Company

Jordan Wright May 8, 2019

It’s been many moons since I was immersed in Greek mythology and the travails of Agamemnon and Clytemnestra who lived together in marital discord in what the prophetess Cassandra called, “the house of spite”. The tragedy of their lives is a frightfully gruesome allegory from Aeschylus’s original trilogy written […]