Author Archive | Mia Cortez


‘Mariela in the Desert’ at GALA Hispanic Theatre

“There’s always something beautiful in the truth, even when it’s ugly.” After a standing ovation, many of us in the audience at Sunday’s showing of Mariela en el Desierto sat right back down to take a collective breath – feeling the aftershock of an unforgettable performance. Mariela in the Desert, GALA Hispanic Theatre’s’ third production of […]

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Duke Ellington Orchestra at Bethesda Blues & Jazz Supper Club

Once Charlie Young, conductor of the Duke Ellington Orchestra, invited the audience to the dance floor last night, they needn’t be asked twice. The band played to a packed house at the Bethesda Blues & Jazz Supper Club, giving lovers of all ages a chance to reminisce and reconnect to Duke Ellington’s captivating tunes, played […]

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A Chat With Ken and Jack Ludwig on ‘Tiny Tim’s Christmas Carol’ at Adventure Theatre MTC

It’s not every day one gets to mingle with Ken Ludwig, but since Tiny Tim’s Christmas Carol premiered, Adventure Theatre MTC (ATMTC) has been buzzing with the energy of the show’s internationally-acclaimed playwright and all-star cast. This is Ludwig’s second piece for young audiences and his second collaboration with Michael Bobbitt, Producing Artistic Director for ATMTC. […]

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