All posts tagged "kennedy center"

  • 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...

  • 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...