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Review: ‘Viva la Zarzuela! The Music of Spain’ at Concert Operetta...

Concert Operetta Theater was founded in 2008 to revive and preserve the type of musical theater that’s more lighthearted and accessible than opera, but...

Review: LiveConnections Presents Harlem Quartet + Arturo Stable

Once again, LiveConnections Presents (“LCP”) curator Mary Wheelock Javian's musical matchmaking has produced a lively evening of musical discovery. This time it was the...

Review: ‘The Nutcracker’ at Ballet Theatre of Maryland at Bowie Center...

Visions of sugar plum fairies quite literally danced in my head and into my heart last night at the Ballet Theatre of Maryland’s first...

Review: ‘Chronicle of a Death Foretold’ at GALA Hispanic Theatre

On the day they were going to kill him, Santiago Nasar got up at five thirty in the morning… So begins one of the most...

Review: ‘Advance Always: A Celebration of Frank Battisti and Garwood Whaley’...

The Baldwin Wallace University Symphonic Wind Ensemble (BWUSWE), conducted by Dr. Brendan Caldwell, and the Bishop Ireton Symphonic Wind Ensemble, conducted by Dr. Randall...

The Royal Ballet’s ‘Don Quixote’ at The Kennedy Center

Carlos Acosta’s Don Quixote is a Royal treat Sometimes balletomanes can only distinguish between a truly great dance concert and a very fine one by...

‘Latino Music Fever’ at the In Series

The In Series takes on the music of our Southern neighbors in a concert full of classic hits from Mexico and Cuba, many of...

Mariela Castro Invites Gay Men’s Chorus of Washington to Perform with...

 Mariela Castro Invites Gay Men’s Chorus of Washington to Perform with Gay Cuban Chorus First-Ever Tour of Cuba Conducted by a Gay Chorus Will Take...

Nibbles And Sips Around Town – A Conversation With Pastry Chef...

You may have noted that I only occasionally report on desserts. Often they can be so cloyingly sweet, targeted to a juvenile palate, or just...

The Washington Ballet’s ‘Blues/Jazz Project’ at Sydney Harman Hall by Carolyn...

DC Ballet shakes up expectations Yes, even classical ballerinas let their hair down once in a while. They relish tossing off those stiff upper body...

Interviews with the 2014 Helen Hayes Nominees: Part 1: David Gregory...

Here's an interview with David Gregory who is nominated for Outstanding Lead Actor, Resident Musical for playing Usnavi in In the Heights at Toby's Dinner Theatre. ______ Lights...

‘Lights Up on ‘In The Heights’ at Toby’s: Part 2: An...

There are 96,000 things to like about Toby’s Dinner Theatre of Columbia’s production of In The Heights. The Tony Award-Winning musical makes its regional...

‘Lights Up on ‘In The Heights’ at Toby’s: Pt. 1: An...

Lights up — this time they’re not just going up on Washington Heights, but on the leading actor of Toby’s Dinner Theatre of Columbia’s...

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