All posts tagged "kennedy center"

  • Heart of Bling

    Feeling a tad lackluster in the set department, director/designer and costumer John Pascoe's interpretation of Puccini's Manon Lescaut seems to have lost some burnish since...

  • Nordic Adventures

    Alicia Adams has a dream job. As vice-president for international programming at the Kennedy Center, Adams serves as curator for the center's international festivals, travelling...

  • Get your Adventures in Wonderland on

    It was just last year that the Washington Ballet premiered Septime Webre’s magical, inventive production of Alice in Wonderland at the Kennedy Center. Now, Lewis...

  • A Cheyenne New Year's

    Cheyenne Jackson is surely one of the nicest guys working in the entertainment industry today -- but everyone has a breaking point. ''Some of our...

  • Untraditional Tidings

    Got the holiday spirit – but tired of tradition? Call it bah-humbug blasphemy, but most area theaters and concert venues aim to entice the average...

  • Organ Transplant

    ''An organ in a concert hall has to have balls,'' says organ consultant Jeff Weiler. ''And the old organ was just whistling Dixie.'' The Kennedy...

  • Cox Appeal

    For the record, Deborah Cox does not think she's a gay man trapped in a straight woman's body. ''I've never looked at myself like that,''...

  • King of Pops

    Steven Reineke once played trumpet in a college production of Pippin. Decades later, Stephen Schwartz, the composer of Pippin, sat at Reineke's piano in New...

  • Four Legs Good

    In this age in which every successful fantasy or adventure novel has been – or will be – fully ''realized'' via computer generation, there is...

  • Horse Play

    {Warhorse (Photo by Brinkhoff Mogenburg)} Christopher Mai is a dancer by training, and has done some previous work with puppets. But for his latest role?...

  • Vampire Barre

    ''It's been loosely referred to as the Rocky Horror Show of ballet,'' jokes Michael Pink. ''It comes back and back again because it sells out....

  • Good Humor Honor

    Last night, Kristen Chenoweth and Lily Tomlin led the honors at the Kennedy Center for Hollywood's preeminent cute and clever comic, Ellen DeGeneres. The occasion...

  • Cocksure

    Offering plenty of curb appeal in the form of wit, slapstick, a libidinous thundering bass, damsels in distress, sword fights and a reasonably gratifying comeuppance,...

  • Broadway's Future

    ''If there's one thing that drives me crazy,'' says Michael Kerker, ''it's when people say there really aren't any great young musical theater writers ....

  • Torture Garden

    Slap some skates on Gomez, Morticia and company, ship 'em off to some suburban arena like the Patriot Center, and call it The Addams Family...

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