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Monday, January 25, 2021

Felicia Curry is a sheer powerhouse in ‘Queens Girl: Black in the Green Mountains’ at Everyman Theatre by Gina Jun

In its efforts to further enhance its commitment to theater accessibility on every level of comfort, Baltimore’s Everyman Theatre reawakened its 30th-anniversary season opener to digital a…

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Monday, March 11, 2019

Review: ‘Crimes of the Heart’ at Vagabond Players by Gina Jun

Infusing some eccentric Southern charm into their 103rd season, Baltimore’s Vagabond Players segue into spring with their revival of Beth Henley’s Pulitzer Prize-winning play, Crimes of …

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Wednesday, September 26, 2018

Review: “Ain’t Misbehavin'” at Toby’s Dinner Theatre by Gina Jun

The joint is jumping, and the stars are strutting to legendary jazz great Thomas “Fats” Waller’s exuberant melodies at Toby’s Dinner Theatre with an all-embracing musical revue of 30…

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Tuesday, September 18, 2018

Review: ‘Sex With Strangers’ at Fells Point Corner Theatre by Gina Jun

The summer heat lingers well into fall with Fells Point Corner Theatre’s season-opening production of Sex with Strangers, a provocative two-hander romantic comedy/drama by Laura Eason (wri…

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Tuesday, July 3, 2018

Review: Sarah McLachlan at the Strathmore by Gina Jun

Attending one of Sarah McLachlan’s concerts is like attending a spiritual mass where your inner being is serenely centered, uplifted, and renewed. McLachlan has a uniquely impactful way of…

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Tuesday, May 15, 2018

Review: ‘The Book of Joseph’ at Everyman Theatre by Gina Jun

With the advent and popularity of exploratory DNA tools like 23andMe and Ancestry.com to unearth family lineage, people are increasingly fascinated with discovering who they are and where th…

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Monday, April 23, 2018

Review: Tracy Morgan at The Kennedy Center by Gina Jun

Following up his nationwide tour, Picking Up the Pieces, and Netflix special, Staying Alive, actor, writer, producer and comedian Tracy Morgan, celebrated for in his roles in Saturday Night…

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Friday, March 16, 2018

Review: ‘Animal Farm’ at Baltimore Center Stage by Gina Jun

Breathing renewed life into a 72-year old literary classic is no easy task, but Baltimore Center Stage embraces the challenge, presenting George Orwell’s Animal Farm with well-defined verv…

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Monday, February 5, 2018

Review: ‘Skeleton Crew’ at Baltimore Center Stage (Women’s Voices Theater Festival) by Gina Jun

As part of the Women’s Voices Theater Festival, to highlight the diversity and depth of new plays being written by women, Baltimore Center Stage showcases the fourth play of its 2017-18 se…

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Sunday, December 17, 2017

Review: ‘An American in Paris’ at the Kennedy Center by Gina Jun

Glistening The Kennedy Center’s lush Opera House with feted Hollywood glitz and glamour, the national tour of the 2015 multi-Tony-winning musical, An American in Paris, debuted Tuesday for…

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Saturday, September 30, 2017

Review: ‘Death of a Salesman’ at Ford’s Theatre by Gina Jun

It’s hard to believe that nearly 70 years have passed since Arthur Miller penned his Pulitzer-winning masterpiece, Death of a Salesman; the perennially relevant social drama seems as timel…

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Monday, September 18, 2017

Review: ‘The Christians’ at Baltimore Center Stage by Gina Jun

Spearheading a “season of community” and stimulating thought-provoking dialogue, Baltimore Center Stage headlines the first production of its 2017/18 span in electrifying fashion with ri…

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Saturday, September 16, 2017

Review: ‘I Hate Hamlet’ at Fells Point Corner Theatre by Gina Jun

Threading a touch of Shakespeare with campy humor and artful absurdity, Fells Point Corner Theatre (FPCT) introduces its 30th anniversary season with a fun revival of Paul Rudnick’s I Hate…

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Friday, August 11, 2017

Review: Herbie Hancock at The Kennedy Center by Gina Jun

Legendary Oscar and multi-Grammy-winning pianist and Kennedy Center Honoree Herbie Hancock solidified his avant-garde artistry on the Concert Hall stage Tuesday night, highlighting “smatte…

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Saturday, August 5, 2017

Review: Blondie & Garbage – The Rage and Rapture Tour at Wolf Trap by Gina Jun

Despite the torrential downpour Thursday night, Blondie and Garbage devotees came in droves to Wolf Trap, with rain ponchos and umbrellas in hand, to hear two distinctively powerful and icon…

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Monday, July 24, 2017

Review: ‘The King and I’ at The Kennedy Center by Gina Jun

Swapping one beloved Rodgers and Hammerstein’s national tour production for another, the Tony Award-winning Lincoln Center Theater revival of The King and I made its Washington, D.C. premi…

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Wednesday, July 19, 2017

Review: ‘Tick Tick… BOOM!’ at Stillpointe Theatre by Gina Jun

Before the emergence of the late legendary composer and playwright Jonathan Larson’s iconic Rent on Broadway, there was his semi-autobiographical rock monologue Tick, Tick… Boom! that h…

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Sunday, June 25, 2017

Review: Sheryl Crow at Wolf Trap by Gina Jun

In support of her latest album, aptly entitled Be Myself, nine-time Grammy Award-winning, singer-songwriter Sheryl Crow returned to Wolf Trap. The sold-out crowd at the Filene Center eagerly…

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Tuesday, June 20, 2017

Review: ‘Alice in Wonderland’ at The Collaborative Theatre Company by Gina Jun

Delving into classic text with histrionic flair, The Collaborative Theatre Company (TCT) presents The Manhattan Project’s version of Lewis Carroll’s time-honored 1865 tale, Alice in Won…

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Saturday, June 17, 2017

Review: ‘Hedwig and the Angry Inch’ at The Kennedy Center by Gina Jun

It’s hard to believe that almost 20 years have passed since John Cameron Mitchell and Stephen Trask’s ground-breaking, genre-bending, glam-rock musical Hedwig and the Angry Inch first em…

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Sunday, May 28, 2017

Review: ‘Jazz’ at Baltimore Center Stage by Gina Jun

In its latest quest to create and present a diverse array of bold, innovative and thought-provoking contemporary theater, Baltimore Center Stage (BCS) unveiled the world premiere production …

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Monday, May 22, 2017

Review: ‘Movie with the BSO: E.T. The Extra-Terrestrial in Concert’ at the Meyerhoff Symphony Hall by Gina Jun

The Baltimore Symphony Orchestra (BSO) honored the 35th anniversary of Steven Spielberg’s classic family adventure E.T. The Extra-Terrestrial at the Meyerhoff Symphony Hall with a uniquely…

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Sunday, April 30, 2017

Review: NSO Pops: LeAnn Rimes at The Kennedy Center by Gina Jun

International multi-platinum selling acclaimed singer and ASCAP award-winning songwriter LeAnn Rimes returned to DC Friday night, joining the National Symphony Orchestra (NSO) at The Kennedy…

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Tuesday, April 11, 2017

Review: ‘Brighton Beach Memoirs’ at Theater J by Gina Jun

Though it was well-established since the 1950s that Neil Simon was a master humorist and gifted comic writer, it wasn’t quite revealed until 1983 when Brighton Beach Memoirs premiered on B…

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Review: ‘The Odd Couple’ at Vagabond Players by Gina Jun

Awakening spring with rollicking laughter, the Vagabond Players revive Neil Simon’s Tony Award-winning, classic comedic The Odd Couple, recreating the brilliant magic and pandemonium of th…

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Friday, April 7, 2017

Review: ‘Chicago’ at The Kennedy Center by Gina Jun

Grammy Award-winning, R & B superstar Brandy Norwood brought her razzle and dazzle to the Kennedy Center’s Opera House, reprising her Broadway debut as “Roxie Hart” in the touring …

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Sunday, March 26, 2017

Review: ‘Twisted Melodies’ at Baltimore Center Stage by Gina Jun

Despite affecting nearly one in every five Americans, including ‘70s soul singer and songwriter Donny Hathaway (perhaps, best remembered for his chart-topping collaborations with Roberta F…

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Sunday, March 19, 2017

Review: Jay Leno at The Kennedy Center by Gina Jun

Iconic television host, celebrated comedian and 2014 Mark Twain recipient Jay Leno returned to the Kennedy Center’s Concert Hall Friday night amped to get the trifecta of St. Patrick’s D…

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Tuesday, February 14, 2017

Review: ‘Top Girls’ at Maryland Ensemble Theatre by Gina Jun

The adage, “more things change, the more they stay the same” comes to mind when weighing British playwright Caryl Churchill’s seminal Obie-winning classic, Top Girls, which was first p…

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Sunday, February 12, 2017

NSO: An Evening with Joshua Bell at The Kennedy Center by Gina Jun

It has been said that Joshua Bell may be the greatest violinist active today.  After listening to him play, as well as conduct, at The Kennedy Center’s Concert Hall with the National Symp…

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Wednesday, January 11, 2017

Kathleen Madigan: ‘Bothering Jesus Tour’ Comes to the Weinberg Center for the Arts This Saturday, January 14, 2017 at 8 pm by Gina Jun

Kathleen Madigan: Bothering Jesus Tour at the Weinberg Center for the Arts With a refreshing take on life’s absurdities and a brand-new Netflix special (“Bothering Jesus”), prolific c…

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