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All posts tagged "kennedy center"

  • Opera Queens

    Terrence McNally was angry with John Glover. ''So, what's going to happen? I've called and offered you this part and I haven't heard from you,''...

  • Diva Country

    When Terrence McNally first approached Tyne Daly to play Maria Callas in Master Class, the actress, known for her work in television (Cagney & Lacey)...

  • Madness and Marriage

    Some think of Christmas as a magical time of year. With all the school pageants, costumes and make-believe, it's definitely full of theatrics. Two weeks...

  • Wide Awake

    ''Spring Awakening'' at the Kennedy Center Spring can really hang you up the most. It was in the spring of 1989 that Sen. Jesse Helms...

  • World Wonder

    While it may be four decades since her iconic character first twirled her way across American television sets, when Lynda Carter flashes her smile at...

  • Deliciously Dire

    Chances are you will not be seeing the Siegfried that opened this past Saturday night since the performance began with general director Placido Domingo's announcement...

  • 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...

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