The Band’s Visit ~ The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts

Jordan Wright July 16, 2019

The Band’s Visit is a timeless musical, a romantic intrigue, and a wryly funny tale based on a true story. You may have seen the movie, but the musical allows the story to be fully fleshed out bringing to life the story of a 7-piece classical Arab band known […]

Soul Redeemer ~ Capital Fringe Festival

Jordan Wright July 8, 2019

Is soul music making a comeback? With the recent success of Ain’t Too Proud – The Life and Times of the Temptations garnering 12 Tony Award nominations this season and Pride & Joy – The Marvin Gaye Musical that played the National Theatre two months ago, I’d say […]

Nibbles and Sips Around Town ~ July 8, 2019

Jordan Wright July 8, 2019

Celebrate Wimbledon at the Fairmont and Bastille Day at the Sofitel Both Events on July 14th

On Sunday, July 14th Georgetown’s tony Fairmont Hotel is planning a British invasion to honor the 2019 Wimbledon Championships. From 11am till 2pm guests will view the men’s finals on the big-screen […]

Blackbeard ~ Signature Theatre

Jordan Wright June 29, 2019

Full disclosure: I am a descendant of Edward Teach aka Edward Thatch aka Blackbeard.

Okay, now that my admission of partiality is out of the way, I can talk about why the world premiere of Blackbeard is a rousing success. First and foremost, Lyricist John Dempsey (Brother Russia, The Witches […]

Twisted Melodies ~ Mosaic Theatre

Jordan Wright June 27, 2019

Twisted Melodies, a dramatic interpretation of the last day of Donny Hathaway’s life, touches us on so many levels. As a consummate songwriter and performing artist, Hathaway was one of the most enduring talents during the height of the 1970’s R&B scene. An accomplished pianist, soul, blues and jazz […]