All posts tagged "kennedy center"

  • Weaving's World

    Hugo Weaving has portrayed a robot bent on world destruction, a neurotic drag queen, an evil computer program and a benevolent elf. Which was his...

  • Soviet Disunion

    Love hurts. Work is pointless. Authority is a joke. Life in Uncle Vanya may not be grand, but Chekhov certainly is -- particularly in the...

  • Normalcy

    Next to Wicked right now at the Kennedy Center is Next to Normal. But the two musicals could hardly be further apart on the spectrum...

  • Editor’s Pick: Next to Normal

    The 2009 Tony-winning musical and winner of the 2010 Pulitzer Prize for Drama, Next to Normal is a tour de force examination of contemporary life....

  • We’ll take a Royal Danish with that jete, please

    Led by artistic director Nikolaj Hübbe, the world-renowned Royal Danish Ballet returns to the Kennedy Center for the first time since 2004 to offer new...

  • Overblown Buffa

    It's a shame the Washington National Opera didn't end its season with the brooding intensity of the memorable Iphigénie en Tauride instead of the determined...

  • Stellar Showgirls and Guys

    What isn't deteriorating in the Kennedy Center's hauntingly gorgeous revival of Stephen Sondheim and James Goldman's 1971 musical, Follies? Florenz Ziegfeld-like impresario Dimitri Weismann (David...

  • The Glory and the Gloom

    With Placido Domingo singing his last role as general director of the Washington National Opera, it's hard not to take the somber – at times...

  • The Kennedy Center ushers in spring with a gala

    Smokey Robinson hosts the Kennedy Center’s annual Spring Gala that this year also honors Michael Kaiser’s 10 years at the helm. The gala features such...

  • Jane Franklin Dance takes the KC’s Millennium Stage

    In “Take a Deep Breath,” Jane Franklin Dance company performs pieces including “Branch,” “Same Place at the Same Time” and “Leroy,” with musical accompaniment. Wednesday,...

  • Pianist Radu Lupu with the NSO

    Gianandrea Noseda makes his NSO debut conducting renowned pianist Radu Lupu in a performance of Beethoven’s Piano Concerto No. 3. Also on the program is...

  • Disney in Concert at the NSO

    Michael Krajewski conducts the NSO Pops in Disney in Concert, an evening of musical selections from Beauty and the Beast, The Little Mermaid, Mary Poppins,...

  • Alvin Ailey at the Kennedy Center

    The popular Alvin Ailey American Dance Theatre returns to perform several mixed repertory programs, including Ailey’s signature piece Revelations, celebrating its 50th anniversary next season....

  • Sergey Khachatryan with the NSO

    Kirill Karabits conducts the NSO and violinist Sergey Khachatryan in a performance including Shostakovich’s Violin Concerto No. 2, plus Silvestrov’s Elegy for Strings and Sibelius’s...

  • The Kennedy Center’s Enchanted Evening

    The Lincoln Center Theater touring production of Rodger & Hammerstein’s South Pacific — now doing shore leave at the Kennedy Center — has waded waist...

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