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

Jordan Wright June 18, 2019

Written at the height of the AIDS epidemic, Falsettos has been an anthem to the love and emotional support gays and their families experienced as they watched their love ones die off in droves. It had its Broadway debut in 1992, but before that the musical had appeared Off-Broadway […]

On Your Feet! – The Emilio and Gloria Estefan Broadway Musical is a Grand Salsa Party ~ Kennedy Center

Jordan Wright January 11, 2018

Christie Prades as Gloria Estefan and Company ~ Photo credit Matthew Murphy

When the original ten-piece Miami Sound Machine is banging out a full-on Latin beat smack dab onstage and bringing sizzling hot salsa rhythms and house party funk, you can party like it’s 1985, the year […]

Kinky Boots ~ Kennedy Center

Jordan Wright June 21, 2016 Special to The Alexandria Times

‘Kinky Boots’ National Touring Company. Photo by Matthew Murphy.

A beacon of hope shone down mightily onto the stage at Kennedy Center’s Opera House this week. It was more than hope, really. It was a balm for the soul of Orlando’s LGBTQ […]

Adour Restaurant in the St. Regis: A Peerless Marriage of Food, Wine and Luxury

By Jordan Wright Published: The Georgetowner/Downtowner, October 2009

The St. Regis Hotel in Washington DC, designed to resemble an Italian Renaissance palace, is associated with the posh life of the international jet set and stratospherically successful business traveler. Its gilded portals, marbled floors and orchid-laden tables gently whisper the definition of luxe living.

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