All posts tagged "kennedy center"

  • Great Escape

    Ragtime is one of those musicals. It's big. It's opulent. It's filled with infectious songs that will remain firmly in your head for days after...

  • Body Language

    If you talk about contemporary dance in Washington, dancer and choreographer Helanius Wilkins is bound to enter the conversation. Since 2001, his EDGEWORKS Dance Theater...

  • Sea-Worthy

    As one familiar with England's wild and windy Norfolk coast, there is much that resonates in the Washington National Opera's production of Benjamin Britten's Peter...

  • Music Man

    Mark Morris Dance (Photo by Gene Schiavone) As Gene Kelly belts out in Singin' in the Rain, ''Gotta dance!'' Mark Morris does too, but his...

  • Pretty in Pink

    Let's get right to the point. It is as silly and bubblegum as you thought it would be. Those question marks you included the first...

  • Young Americans

    With no overly heavy lifting and plenty of '70s atmosphere, Peter Morgan's Frost/Nixon is not just for those old enough to have personally witnessed David...

  • Lady Killer

    Despite the fevered grace renowned soprano Renee Fleming brings to the conflicted femme fatale of Donizetti's Lucrezia Borgia, this is one opera that requires more...

  • Passion Play

    With the Jumbotron extravaganza barely behind us, one must wonder, just a little, why the WNO did not chose this production of Bizet's The Pearl...

  • Stage Presence

    Though one cannot but envy the idea of seeing an opera with beer, hotdogs and vast commodes on tap, it is also somewhat hard to...

  • Hakuna Matata

    The lion might sleep in ''the mighty jungle,'' but at American University's Greenberg Theater, on Monday, Aug. 11, the lion will be rocking to the...

  • Animal Planet

    At some point -- and for some the transition passes by virtually unnoticed -- Disney becomes a brand. That is not to say that there...

  • Latin Infused

    Before Dan Guerrero even wrote a one-man show detailing his experiences as a gay Latino in show business, he promptly trademarked the show's title. ''My...

  • Elektrafying

    As anyone with a pulse knows, Hollywood -- both the A and the B list -- continues to outrage the arbiters of good taste with...

  • High Note

    If you are a giggler or not immersed to the point of humorlessness in the traditions, quirky and otherwise, of opera, be strongly advised to...

  • Classic Verdi

    When serving up poignancy, there cannot be contrivance unless it is intended. In any other form, its presence will dull and deflate the impact of...

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