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Friday, April 21, 2017

Misty Copeland’s curated Ballet Across America at The Kennedy Center (review) by Alexander C. Kafka

What’s more invigorating than one boundary-pushing ballet company? Three! Wednesday’s audience at the Kennedy Center’s Ballet Across America series was treated to a varied and impressi…

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Tuesday, April 11, 2017

2017 tour of Chicago starring Brandy Norwood (review) by Alexander C. Kafka

Had I not seen Chicago’s run at the National Theatre eight years ago, maybe I’d consider the current production at the Kennedy Center great instead of good. But I did, so I don’t. The …

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Thursday, March 30, 2017

Hamburg Ballet’s exquisite The Little Mermaid (review) by Alexander C. Kafka

A tale of unrequited love is also a meditation on the anguish and ecstasy of art in Hamburg Ballet’s exquisite The Little Mermaid. The dance theater tour de force by John Neumeir, the comp…

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Wednesday, March 15, 2017

Parade at Keegan Theatre (review) by Alexander C. Kafka

“These people make me tense,” sings Leo Frank early in the dark musical Parade. “It’s like a foreign land.” If 1913 Atlanta feels alien to Frank, a transplanted New York Jew and th…

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Friday, March 3, 2017

Washington Ballet’s Giselle at the Kennedy Center (review) by Alexander C. Kafka

Later this spring, the Washington Ballet will present 20th-century and contemporary works, as well as premieres, by choreographers including Jiri Kilyan, Justin Peck, William Forsythe, Georg…

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