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Interview with Executive Chef Jonathan Till

Jordan Wright March 6, 2019 Photo credit – Jordan Wright

Last October Jonathan Till arrived at Del Ray’s Evening Star to take over as Executive Chef in a restaurant that has been successful serving a mostly local clientele for over two decades and seen its share of chefs. It’s also seen its ups and downs.

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A Bronx Tale ~ The National Theatre

Jordan Wright March 27, 2019

With actor/playwright Chazz Palminteri there to cheer on his cast, A Bronx Tale kicked off its one-week run at The National Theatre. It was a ready audience filled with those who know and love this show and they were ready for the laughs and the tunes.

Richard […]

Top Dog/Underdog ~ WSC Avant Bard ~ Gunston Arts Center Theatre Two

Jordan Wright March 23, 2019

Playwright Suzan-Lori Parks’ Top Dog/Underdog is a tale as old as Cain and Abel. Two brothers, abandoned as children by their parents, find cold comfort in fraternal discord. The mean streets of New York City provide the setting. Their names provide a clue to the irony that defines their […]

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 […]

Faust ~ The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts

Jordan Wright March 19, 2019

Under the direction of Garnett Bruce, Faust becomes idyllically condensed. You didn’t really expect the 21-hour, five-act version, did you? This one is three and a half hours with two 20-minute intermissions between acts. Premiering in 1859, Charles Gounod’s opera debuted in the Théâtre Lyrique in Paris. It derives […]