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Not enough heat in this “Light in the Piazza”

This production of “The Light in the Piazza” hits all the right notes – but something is missing. The show ends up feeling thin. The lovely voices, the beautiful set, the strong performances don’t set off a river of tears, or even provide a fully engaging evening of theater. Why? Continue reading

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Siento Hermosa (West Side Story 2008)

“I Feel Pretty.” Or “Siento Hermosa.” The brilliant and problematic stroke of genius in this new production of West Side Story, seen at Washington’s National Theater, is not only to have real Latinos playing most of the Sharks, but to … Continue reading

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