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Camelot ~ Shakespeare Theatre Company

Jordan Wright May 30, 2018

The days of light-hearted versions of Camelot may have gone the way of 50¢ bus rides. The whole frothy, castle keep shtick flies out the window in director Alan Paul’s modern interpretation of Lerner & Loewe’s Broadway hit musical of the early 60’s. And I must admit, I wasn’t […]

Nibbles and Sips Around Town

Jordan Wright May/June 2018 Photo credit ~ Jordan Wright

District Distilling Co. for Father’s Day ~ Filipino Cuisine at Bistro 1521 Resto + Bar ~ Jackson 20 Launches Pop-Up Beer Garden for NOVA Pride Month ~ Maydān ~ The Occidental Grill & Seafood Restaurant ~ The Fairmont Hotel Royal Wedding Watch Party ~ 2018 […]

Waitress ~ The National Theatre

Jordan Wright May 17, 2018

I now know why New York critics went gaga over Waitress. It earned Tony nominations for Best Musical and Best Original Score in 2016, won a Drama Desk Award, and an Outer Critics Award too. This sweet, funny, big-hearted musical by composer Sara Bareilles continues its run on Broadway […]

Saint Joan ~ Folger Theatre

Bedlam Theater Company May 16, 2018

A dizzying modernized version of George Bernard Shaw’s notable play, Saint Joan, is now at the Folger Theatre presented by the New York-based Bedlam theater company. Historically, and even contemporarily, it’s relevant to the discussion of church v. state v. the ruling classes. That’s what Joan, or Jeanne […]

Hamlet ~ The Royal Shakespeare Company from Stratford-upon-Avon at The Kennedy Center

Jordan Wright May 7, 2018

Gasp! The Royal Shakespeare Company at The Kennedy Center! Unfortunately, they blew into town as quickly as they departed. Four days only. Nonetheless they made a thunderous impression on this reviewer and the audience too, who went crazy for this wonderful interpretation.

Paapa Essiedu and Buom Tihngang with […]