The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts theatre season for 2017-2018 looks like it will be an exceptional one with the highly anticipated Broadway hit musical “Hamilton” and the critically acclaimed play, “The Humans,” both making their Washington, D.C. premiere. Recently, Kennedy Center President Deborah Rutter provided a glimpse of what’s to come […]
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Rep Stage’s original world-premiere musical “Dorian’s Closet” will open your heart, mind, and soul to the life and times of Dorian Corey, a legendary female impersonator and fashion designer. The play by Richard Mailman is a fictionalized account of Dorian’s female impersonator days in NYC and the events leading to the discovery of a mummified body in […]
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A Personal Memorial by Mark Scharf If you’re lucky, you will be blessed with the gift of someone in your life like Anthony Hinkle. When I got the call letting me know he was gone I refused to accept it – I could not and did not want to make any sense of it. How […]
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There’s something about listening to Barbershop music in an intimate space that seems “just right.” The tight harmonies, subtle inflections, and story-telling lyrics make being up close to the performers a treat that keeps a smile on your face. The Little Theatre of Alexandria’s production of “The Fabulous Lipitones” is a wholesome mix of fine […]
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VIDEO: A Behind-The-Scenes Look at ‘Dorian’s Closet’ at Rep Stage. Video Produced, Shot, and Edited by Mark Beachy.
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It has been an exciting season this year with a few Baltimore theaters expanding their repertoire by including a musical in their traditionally non-musical lineup. Chesapeake Shakespeare Company (CSC) is currently presenting a sentimental favorite – the longest running musical in history and likely the most performed – “The Fantasticks.” In June it will be closing […]
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The Fab Empire creator Joi-Marie McKenzie (who’s also an ABC News journalist and author of the memoir “The Engagement Game: Why I Said “I Don’t” to Marriage and “I Do” to Me,”) is coming to the historic 92Y (1395 Lexington Ave, New York, New York 10128)!
That’s right! The same prestigious place that has welcomed Sarah Jessica Parker, Andy Cohen, Zadie Smith and Colson Whitehead!
She’ll be talking her debut memoir and will be joined by panelists for a wide-ranging discussion on the evolving societal pressures and expectations of getting engaged, the myth of marital privilege, singlism and how/whether women can define their own happiness on their own terms.
Joi-Marie will be joined by:
- Tracy G of Sway in the Morning
- Charreah K. Jackson, Relationships Editor at Essence and author of Boss Bride
- Jozen Cummings, of Bleacher Report and creator of UntilIGetMarried.com