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1 Henry IV ~ Folger Theatre

Jordan Wright September 10, 2019

With season opener 1 Henry IV, director Rosa Joshi makes her Folger Theatre directorial debut. As expected it is a departure from the classic interpretation to an edgier contemporary dynamic. As Joshi describes it, “I Henry IV is filled with intrigue, humor, action and suspense – messy people doing messy […]

Oslo ~ Round House Theatre ~ At the Lansburgh Theatre

Jordan Wright April 30, 2019

It’s a treat to have Bethesda-based Round House Theater present in DC’s Lansburgh Theatre. Ongoing renovations of Round House are scheduled to be completed in mid-September in time to kick off their fall season. An even better treat was the chance to see this exciting production of J. T. […]

P.Y.G. or The Mis-Edumacation of Dorian Belle ~ Studio Theatre A Studio X Production

Jordan Wright April 9, 2019

We all want to “stay woke”. Right? To be up on the issues of racial injustice and political correctness we need to keep current and stand up when it’s called for. For Dorian Belle, a Canadian pop star with a huge, fan-based, reality TV show, it’s more than that. […]

JQA ~ Arena Stage

Jordan Wright March 19, 2019

In the vein of Hamilton along comes JQA. It is not a musical, though there is occasional contemporary music with a back beat that lightens the pace, but it is an historical piece based on the life of John Quincy Adams. Its playwright and director, Aaron Posner, writes that […]