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‘Dr. Zhivago’ at The Broadway Theatre in New York City

This will be a short review because I have respect for the creative team behind Doctor Zhivago, but disappointment in their relentlessly moving musical now at the Broadway Theatre. Boris Pasternak was an influential  Russian poet whose novel is the source material which attracted Michael Korie (lyricist Grey Gardens),  (co-wrote lyrics with Andrew Lloyd Webber […]

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‘Beijing Dance Theater’ at The Kennedy Center

Chinese dancers meander through the grass without a GPS  It can be a long ride home to Baltimore from the Kennedy Center, especially on a rainy night. After last evening’s Wild Grass presentation by the Beijing Dance Theater and the Post-Performance Discussion with the Beijing Dance Theater director, Wang Yuanyuan, and producer, Han Jiang, this […]

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American Ballet Theatre at The Kennedy Center

A trio of new and old works prove American Ballet Theatre (ABT) is A-ok and it felt like William Shakespeare was smiling in the dark when the American Ballet Theatre presented Frederick Ashton’s The Dream, based on the Bard’s ode to magical love, A Midsummer Night’s Dream. Our area has seen beaucoup de tributes in […]

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‘Snake Oil, Holy Water and Sweet Tea’ at Gallery O

It may have been chilly temperature-wise in the courtyard next to Gallery O on H St., N.E. last Saturday evening but the performers kept the evening hot, hot, hot. Snake Oil, Holy Water and Sweet Tea was a collaboration of Gallery O, Palace Productions and Cirque du Rouge, celebrating New Orleans’ noir. Inside the gallery are […]

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