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Chicago Brings Brandy Norwood to the Kennedy Center

Jordan Wright April 9, 2017

First you see it. The hands. The jazz hands. Fingers spread wide and pivoting quickly from left to right. A bit of moonwalk (a famous Fosse move before Michael Jackson came along) and the swaying of the arms behind the back with fingers again outstretched – another of famed choreographer […]

New Production of Oliver Is Edgy at Arena Stage

Jordan Wright November 12, 2015 Special to The Alexandria Times

Jeff McCarthy as Fagin and the company of Oliver! at Arena Stage at the Mead Center for American Theater Photo by Margot Schulman.

A decidedly refreshing Oliver debuted at Arena Stage last night signaling a break with traditional productions of Charles Dickens’ mid-19th […]