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Tuesday, February 25, 2020

How Monumental Theatre honors Head Over Heel’s celebration of acceptance with a young, inclusive cast by Daniella Ignacio

Head Over Heels made a splash on Broadway in 2016, notably starring the first transgender actor playing an out nonbinary character in a Broadway musical  — Peppermint as Phythio. Now, th…

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Tuesday, February 4, 2020

Review: Miss You Like Hell at Olney Theatre Center. by Daniella Ignacio

Olney Theatre Center’s production of Miss You Like Hell explores issues of immigration policies, parental abandonment and the power of Latinx women. Lisa Portes makes her Olney Theatre dir…

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Sunday, December 8, 2019

Traditions change. Even for Fiddler on the Roof. Choreographer Christopher Evans on Fiddler’s revised choreography by Daniella Ignacio

Professional productions of Fiddler on the Roof traditionally feature the iconic Jerome Robbins choreography from the original production. The 2015 Broadway revival of Fiddler on the Roof wa…

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Thursday, November 7, 2019

Review: Mozart’s whimsical The Magic Flute from Washington National Opera by Daniella Ignacio

Wild things abound in this production of  Washington National Opera’s The Magic Flute, currently playing at the Kennedy Center. With Maurice Sendak’s artwork at its forefront, the opera…

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Wednesday, October 30, 2019

Review: Theory at Mosaic Theater, freedom of speech on a college campus rings true by Daniella Ignacio

If you were given free reign to say whatever you want about anything you want…how far would you go? And if you were the moderator of that kind of environment, at what point would you inter…

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Wednesday, October 23, 2019

How Matthew McGee, Little Shop’s puppet master, created new, more terrifying Audrey IIs by Daniella Ignacio

In a season with high profile productions of Little Shop of Horrors on Broadway and across the country,  the DMV is getting its own taste of the Alan Menken sci-fi musical theatre classic t…

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