By Punch Correspondent Attie Poirier Shrill shrieks and raucous laughter filled DC’s Warner Theatre this weekend as it hosted the 50 Shades! The Musical national tour. Conceived by a Chicago-based improv troupe, the musical is a satirical parody on the E.L. James’ international bestseller that is perhaps best known by its “mommy porn” notoriety. The show [...]
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For four performances only, the hilarious, fantastical musical which is a parody of the popular Fifty Shades of Grey trilogy, 50 Shades! The Musical, will hit the nation’s capital. With sold out audiences in Chicago and New York screaming for more, and a hit run at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival with a 4-star review you [...]
Post by Punch Preview Correspondent Whitney Stringer On Thursday evening, local media mavens were invited to Warner Theatre for the premiere of Fela! The energetic performance pays ode to the life and music of Nigerian “firebrand, iconoclast, rabble-rouser and composer of genius, Fela Kuti. The activist musician honed a unique sound filled with musical inspirations [...]
Post and photos by Punch Correspondent Darryl Keeton On Saturday afternoon, D.C.’s Â K Street Lounge was the site for the Black Opulence Celebrity Gifting Suite to celebrate the 2012 BET Honors. Â The BET Honors was being taped in nearby Warner Theatre and is an event celebrating African-American achievement in business, entertainment and media. The [...]
Year after year (for 50 years, actually) Washingtonians are thrilled by the Washington Ballet and Septime Webre’s version of The Nutcracker which for all intents and purposes, is very Washingtonian.Â This one-of-a-kind classic ballet is set in 1882 Georgetown and starsÂ George WashingtonÂ as theÂ heroic Nutcracker, King George IIIÂ as theÂ villainous Rat King, Anacostia Indians, frontiersmen, and many [...]