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Saturday, July 28, 2018

Review: ‘Bernstein at 100: A Celebration’ at Wolf Trap by Hilary Sutton

What could bring luminaries from the worlds of opera, musical theatre, a cappella, jazz, dance, choral music, and symphonic music together for one night of heavenly tunes? Perhaps nothing sh…

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Friday, June 15, 2018

Review: ‘Hamilton’ at the Kennedy Center Lives Up to the Hype by Hilary Sutton

Legacy. It is the central theme of Hamilton. One has to ask—could Lin-Manuel Miranda have known while penning this masterpiece that Hamilton would one day become his legacy? If so, that is…

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Saturday, May 12, 2018

Review: ‘Carol Burnett: An Evening of Laughter and Reflection’ at the Kennedy Center by Hilary Sutton

In 2018, our list of living legends is dwindling. So to be in the same room with one of the greatest comediennes of all time– Emmy, Golden Globe, People’s Choice, Horatio Alger, Ace …

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Monday, May 7, 2018

Review: ‘Candide’ by the Washington National Opera by Hilary Sutton

Washington National Opera concludes its 2017-2018 season with a fresh production of Leonard Bernstein’s Candide directed by Washington National Opera’s Artistic Director Francesca Zambel…

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Thursday, April 5, 2018

Review: ‘C.S. Lewis Onstage: The Most Reluctant Convert’ by Fellowship for Performing Arts at Shakespeare Theatre Company’s Lansburgh Theatre by Hilary Sutton

“That which I greatly feared had at last come upon me. In the Trinity Term of 1929 I gave in, and admitted that God was God, and knelt and prayed: perhaps, that night, the most dejected an…

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Friday, February 16, 2018

Review: ‘Chess’ at the Kennedy Center by Hilary Sutton

Who knew a game of chess could be so rock ’n roll? Or so sexy? Or set off rumblings of nuclear war? The semi-staged concert version of Chess, the 1984 rock opera playing a short run at the…

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Tuesday, January 23, 2018

Review: ‘The Wolves’ at Studio Theatre (Women’s Voices Theater Festival) by Hilary Sutton

If the Women’s Voices Theater Festival existed only to give us Sarah DeLappe’s The Wolves, it would be worth it. But we have more than 20 other new plays by female playwrights to enjoy i…

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Saturday, January 13, 2018

Review: ‘The Humans’ National Tour at the Kennedy Center by Hilary Sutton

Lights rise on The Humans and there, center stage, is Erik Blake (Richard Thomas), a fish out of water Pennsylvanian Dad in a New York apartment. What is he doing there? And why is he in an …

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Saturday, December 23, 2017

Review: ‘Les Misérables’ at the National Theatre by Hilary Sutton

One does not simply review Les Mis—at least, not when it’s this stunning revival of the epic that took the world by storm when the novel debuted in 1862 and again when the musical premie…

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Wednesday, November 22, 2017

Review: ‘Christmas at the Old Bull & Bush’ at Metro Stage by Hilary Sutton

One of the best parts of the holiday season is transporting to another time and place, putting our worries on hold, and enjoying the moment with friends and family. Christmas at the Old Bull…

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Tuesday, July 25, 2017

Interview: Joan Almedilla Discusses Playing Lady Thiang in ‘The King and I’ at The Kennedy Center by Hilary Sutton

It’s difficult to imagine a more lush or beautiful production to take the stage at the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts than Rodgers and Hammerstein’s The King and I. The r…

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Thursday, July 13, 2017

2017 Capital Fringe Review: ‘Dancing Through Life…By the Way’ by Hilary Sutton

Dancing Through Life…By the Way is a one-man show starring Christopher Bennett. No director is credited in the Playbill, but it appears that Mr. Bennett did the majority of the heavy lifti…

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