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Wednesday, January 10, 2018

Theatre Review: ‘Queens Girl in Africa’ by Mosaic Theatre Company at Atlas Performing Arts Center by Brittney Allen

As there is no shortage of talent in Washington, DC, the Mosaic Theatre Company has elected to promote and support local artists in addition to continuing the conversation about subject matt…

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Sunday, December 24, 2017

Concert Review: ‘NSO Pops: Handel’s Messiah: A Soulful Celebration’ at The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts by Brittney Allen

Originally conceived as a commemoration to the birth [and resurrection] of Jesus Christ, Handel’s “Messiah” has become a Christmas-time staple. Masterfully written in approximately fou…

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Saturday, December 9, 2017

Theatre Review: ‘Private Confessions’ by The National Theater of Norway and Rikstreatret at The Kennedy Center by Brittney Allen

In an effort to celebrate the life of accomplished Swedish director Ingmar Bergman (1918-2007), the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts has programmed three of Bergman’s most pr…

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Sunday, November 19, 2017

Theatre Review: ‘Nothing to Lose (But Our Chains)’ by The Second City at the Woolly Mammoth Theatre by Brittney Allen

Now in its 38th season, the Woolly Mammoth Theatre Company maintains a legacy of presenting contemporary, thought-provoking, and always entertaining productions to its Washington, DC audienc…

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Monday, November 13, 2017

Concert Review: ‘Bach and Bachianas’ by the National Philharmonic at the Music Center at Strathmore by Brittney Allen

The National Philharmonic, led by Music Director and Conductor Piotr Gajewski, is easily one of the most beloved symphony orchestras in the greater Washington, DC metropolitan area. Comprise…

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Tuesday, October 31, 2017

Theatre Review: ‘Mystery School’ by Edge of the Universe Players 2 at Woolly Mammoth Theatre Company by Brittney Allen

On Saturday, October 28th, 2017 the Edge of the Universe Players 2 presented its production of “Mystery School” by American psychic and award-winning author Paul Selig. A dramedy of sort…

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Sunday, September 24, 2017

Concert Review: ‘Bernstein on Broadway’ at The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts by Brittney Allen

In an effort to celebrate the tremendous impact American composer, conductor, pianist, and educator Leonard Bernstein (1918-1990) had on multiple generations of music lovers all over the wor…

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Thursday, August 31, 2017

Theatre Review: ‘The Devil’s Music: The Life and Blues of Bessie Smith’ at Mosaic Theater Company of DC by Brittney Allen

On Monday August 28th 2017, the Mosaic Theater Company of DC opened its third season with a spectacular performance of “The Devil’s Music: The Life and Blues of Bessie Smith, “ starrin…

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Saturday, August 12, 2017

Concert Review: ‘The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari’ at Constellation Theatre Company by Brittney Allen

On Thursday, August 10th at 8:00 PM, The Constellation Theatre Company opened its 11th season with perhaps, quite literally, a bang as renowned world percussionist Tom Teasley performed live…

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Monday, July 24, 2017

Theatre Review: ‘An Octoroon’ at Woolly Mammoth Theatre Company by Brittney Allen

On July 18th 2017, Woolly Mammoth Theatre Company opened its 38th season with a bang in its second presentation of Obie-winning playwright Branden Jacobs-Jenkins’ “An Octoroon.” An evo…

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Sunday, July 16, 2017

Fringe Review: ‘The Blind’ by the Wheel Theatre Company at the Eastman Studio Theatre – Gallaudet University by Brittney Allen

“The Blind,” written by Belgian Nobel Laureate Maurice Maeterlinck is a thought-provoking production that tells the story of eight individuals who, against all odds, have banded together…

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Thursday, June 15, 2017

Theatre Review: ‘The Return’ by Mosaic Theater Company of DC at Atlas Performing Arts Center by Brittney Allen

On June 12, 2017, the Mosaic Theater Company of DC, as a part of their 2017 Voices From a Changing Middle East Festival, presented its opening performance of “The Return.” Co-written by …

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Sunday, June 11, 2017

Theatre Review: ‘Jean and Dinah… The Play’ by The Essential Theatre at the Undercroft Theatre by Brittney Allen

“Jean and Dinah… The Play” tells the story of the hilariously complicated (although tragically flawed) forty-year friendship between the play’s protagonists, Jean and Dinah. Written …

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Monday, May 22, 2017

Concert Review: ‘Carmina Burana’ by the National Philharmonic at the Music Center at Strathmore by Brittney Allen

It’s no secret that orchestral music is cherished by many, and rightfully so! The intertwinement of a multitude of textures and timbres creates a lush soundscape that’s hard not to love.…

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Tuesday, April 25, 2017

Concert Review: ‘Mussorgsky’s Pictures at an Exhibition’ by the National Philharmonic at the Music Center at Strathmore by Brittney Allen

A treasured institution amongst orchestral music lovers within the greater Washington, D.C. metropolitan area, the National Philharmonic’s mission is to enrich and inspire the lives of tho…

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Friday, April 7, 2017

Theatre Review: ‘The Night Alive’ by Scena Theatre at Atlas Performing Arts Center by Brittney Allen

Irish playwright Conor McPherson’s “The Night Alive” is an incredibly sobering, yet delightfully hilarious portrayal of contemporary life. Directed by Robert McNamara, the show masterf…

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