Technically, Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater’s evening at the Kennedy Center Opera House Tuesday was a performance. But following a pre-concert gala, with an audience in sparkling gowns and tuxes and loosened up by flutes of champagne, it felt more like a love affair. The DMV hearts Ailey in a big way. And for good […]
Archives for February 5, 2020
Review: Comedy of Venice, the shakeup over what’s funny in 18th century Venice
Venetian writers Carlo Goldoni and Carlo Gozzi have a battle royale throwdown in this giddy world premiere, Comedy of Venice. Esteemed writer Goldoni (The Servant of Two Masters recently adapted as the successful One Man, Two Guv’nors) rules the roost in Venice, brandishing innovative approaches to comedy with characters reciting prepared lines from written scripts and performing them unmasked. Gozzi (Turandot) the […]
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