All posts tagged "kennedy center"

  • 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...

  • The Washington Chorus

    Commissioned by Carnegie Hall, acclaimed young Italian composer Paola Prestini’s folk opera Oceanic Verses is a multimedia opera concert event with scenic installation. Julian Wachner...

  • Razzle Dazzle

    Chicago. Cabaret. Liza with a ''Z.'' Certainly gays are familiar with the musical output of the showy songwriting duo John Kander and the late Fred...

  • Master Class with Barbara Cook at the Kennedy Center

    If you missed her namesake cabaret shows last Friday, fear not. You can at least see why Barbara Cook, a 2011 Kennedy Center honoree, is...

  • Ring Them Bells

    Ever see a gender-bending twist on ''Cell Block Tango'' from Chicago? ''I think that is so typical of what the show is,'' says Eric Schaeffer...

  • School Dances

    ''Do you know that I performed at the national festival 20 years ago?'' Diane DeFries of the American College Dance Festival Association says she hears...

  • Swing Time

    This summer, Steven Reineke will perform with Idina Menzel at Wolf Trap, supporting the Broadway and TV star with the National Symphony Orchestra Pops. But...

  • David Foster and friends at the Kennedy Center Gala

    Barry Manilow, Jewel, Peter Cincoitt and Chris Botti will all serenade the 16-time Grammy Award-winning composer and producer David Foster at the Kennedy Center’s 2012...

  • Review: Come Fly Away

    Singing to recorded music signals that you can’t afford live musicians. What Twyla Tharp has done in Come Fly Away, putting a big band onstage...

  • Dancing through Wonderland

    ''It's a big one,'' says Septime Webre, ''a really loud, wild dream.'' The artistic director of the Washington Ballet isn't joking about the brand-new production...

  • Lynda Carter returns to the Kennedy Center this Friday

    Virginia-based Wonder Woman and staunch supporter of the LGBT community Lynda Carter returns to the Kennedy Center this Friday to offer a new concert, “Body...

  • Review: Cosi fan tutte

    When an opera is as much a staple in the repertoire as Mozart's Cosi fan tutte, it's hardly surprising when a director gets the urge...

  • Family Ties

    George Hamilton is in the midst of a storytelling frenzy. ''I was back on the Concorde from London,'' recalls the Hollywood icon, ''and Kirk Douglas...

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