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‘Into the Woods’ at Woodrow Wilson High School’s Theatre Arts

Into the Woods is magical in two ways: the performance is out of this world, and; some time travel must have been involved to get Yana Madrid (the Witch) and other characters back from their blossoming Broadway careers. The excellence of performance, direction, costumes, sets, lighting, choreography and the community orchestra makes the production worthy […]

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‘La Perdida’ at Catholic University

La Perdida, a re-imagining of Shakespeare’s The Winter’s Tale, occurring in Mexico during the celebration of The Day of the Dead, opened last evening at the Callan Theater at Catholic University. The production is a fantastic update of an ancient story and the gorgeous original music, exceptional performances by talented cast members and highly authentic […]

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The Count Basie Orchestra at Bethesda Blues and Jazz Supper Club

  The Count Basie Orchestra is a perfect paring with The Bethesda Blues and Jazz Supper Club as it rises to its stated goal of being “The Copacabana of the mid-Atlantic.” The packed dinner crowd, including human rights leader, Julian Bond, seemed to enjoy every minute. Many seemed touched by the well-rehearsed and precise recreation of numbers written for […]

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‘Wake Up Brother Bear’ at Imagination Stage

Imagination Stage is renowned for its inventive children’s theater, their very popular interactive theatrical experience for youngsters, Wake up Brother Bear is no different. First produced in 2010, Wake Up Brother Bear opens Imaginations Stage’s 2014-2015 season in their early childhood program called My First Imagination Stage. Creators Janet Stanford and Kathryn Chase Bryer and […]

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‘Little Dancer’ at The Kennedy Center

Little Dancer Offers a Glorious, Unique Addition to the World of Musical Theater Little Dancer is sheer perfection for ballet and musical theater fans alike – enchanting dancing, a glorious score, and a haunting, and memorable original book. That rarity in these days of Hollywood spinoffs – an original musical – The Kennedy Center’s mesmerizing […]

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