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Silent Sky ~ Ford’s Theatre

Jordan Wright February 2, 2020

Mention the name Lauren Gunderson, and you’ll probably get an enthusiastic nod of recognition. As the most produced playwright in America, she has been writing plays about real women whose achievements have been subordinated to those of men. Think of the movie Hidden Figures as a recent example of women […]

Ragtime ~ The Musical ~ A Box Office Bonanza ~ Ford’s Theatre

Jordan Wright March 16, 2017

Cast of the musical “Ragtime” at Ford’s Theatre, directed by Peter Flynn. Photo by Carol Rosegg

The Ford’s Theatre Society delivers a heart-meltingly tender Ragtime by gifting the audience with twenty-seven extraordinarily talented performers in this portrait of intersecting American lives. Taken from E. L. Doctorow’s eponymous novel […]