Author Archive | Jacqueline Brown

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‘A Christmas Carol’ at The Little Theatre of Alexandria

I don’t think I know one person who doesn’t know A Christmas Carol by Charles Dickens. Last night, I attended The Little Theater of Alexandria’s visually stunning and entertaining production. Directed by Rachael Hubbard, this A Christmas Carol is amazing, brilliant, and full of the spirit of Christmas. The set design, by Andrea D’Amato, definitely transcends […]

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‘Bachelorette’ at American University’s College of Arts and Sciences

Does validation of a woman’s self-worth come with being independent or having a husband? In American University’s exceptional production of Leslye Holland’s Bachelorette, directed by Carl Menninger, this well-performed and directed play discusses all the above. “I can bring home the bacon, fry it up in a pan, and never let you forget you’re a man, cuz’ […]

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Million Man March: Twenty Years Later Justice or Else

On Saturday, October 10, 2015, thousands gathered at the mall in Washington, DC, for the Million Man March: Justice or Else. Coordinated by the Minister Louis Farrakhan, in lieu of the current disheartening events that has happened to African-American men, women and children. Specifically, the senseless deaths of many at the hands of police officers, […]

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‘African Americans’ at Howard University

Are customs and cultures completed eradicated and evaporated when people from other continents, countries and cultures come to this great land we call “America?” I had the distinct pleasure of seeing the play, African Americans, written by Jocelyn Bloh; directed by Martin Damien Wilkins, at The Al Freeman Jr., Environmental Theater Space, in the Performing Arts […]

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‘Forsaken Angels’ at Wolf Pack Theatre Company

There are between twenty-one to thirty million men, women and children  enslaved today (Allies Against Slavery). There are between one-hundred to three-hundred thousand children at risk to be forced into the commercial sex industry in the United States. (Estes & Weiner 2001)  According to the U.S. Department of Justice, eighty-three percent (83%) of victims confirmed […]

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