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Jeffrey Walker

Jeffrey Walker is a former hometown newspaper man who now lives his life as a high school theatre teacher, husband and father. Currently he is a regular contributor to DC Theatre Scene and Broadway World's DC region, writing reviews and feature stories. He has recently added television coverage to his purview, as well. He will be one of the BWW-TV's new recappers for the current season.
A developing playwright, his play "Dracula: An Undead Romance" has been performed in two venues so far. He co-wrote "Fleet Street Horrors," inspired by the original penny dreadful account of Sweeney Todd. Jeffrey is also an experienced director and actor and has performed in musicals, Shakespeare, classics, operettas, and contemporary works. He is a graduate of Roanoke College.
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BWW Recap: Viola Davis Teaches Us HOW TO GET AWAY WITH MURDERBWW Recap: Viola Davis Teaches Us HOW TO GET AWAY WITH MURDER
Posted: Sep. 26, 2014


BWW Recap: Trouble Balloons in GOTHAMBWW Recap: Trouble Balloons in GOTHAM
Posted: Oct. 7, 2014


BWW Recap: HOW TO GET AWAY WITH MURDER Turns Up Heat on Murder, IntrigueBWW Recap: HOW TO GET AWAY WITH MURDER Turns Up Heat on Murder, Intrigue
Posted: Oct. 17, 2014


BWW Recap: This Cat Can Scratch and Kids Get Snatched on GOTHAMBWW Recap: This Cat Can Scratch and Kids Get Snatched on GOTHAM
Posted: Sep. 30, 2014


BWW Recap: Location, Location, Location! Arkham is Prime Real Estate in GOTHAMBWW Recap: Location, Location, Location! Arkham is Prime Real Estate in GOTHAM
Posted: Oct. 13, 2014


BWW Recap: Secrets, Bombs and Alibis Abound on HOW TO GET AWAY WITH MURDERBWW Recap: Secrets, Bombs and Alibis Abound on HOW TO GET AWAY WITH MURDER
Posted: Oct. 10, 2014


LAST 365 DAYS

BWW Recap: Viola Davis Teaches Us HOW TO GET AWAY WITH MURDERBWW Recap: Viola Davis Teaches Us HOW TO GET AWAY WITH MURDER
Posted: Sep. 26, 2014


BWW Reviews: Mother Courage Conquers at Arena Stage; Kathleen Turner Shines Among a Stellar CompanyBWW Reviews: Mother Courage Conquers at Arena Stage
Posted: Feb. 12, 2014


BWW Recap: Trouble Balloons in GOTHAMBWW Recap: Trouble Balloons in GOTHAM
Posted: Oct. 7, 2014


BWW Recap: HOW TO GET AWAY WITH MURDER Turns Up Heat on Murder, IntrigueBWW Recap: HOW TO GET AWAY WITH MURDER Turns Up Heat on Murder, Intrigue
Posted: Oct. 17, 2014


BWW Reviews: WNO's Eye-Popping MAGIC FLUTE Casts a Musical SpellBWW Reviews: WNO's Eye-Popping MAGIC FLUTE Casts a Musical Spell
Posted: May. 4, 2014


BWW Recap: A Viper Strikes GOTHAMBWW Recap: A Viper Strikes GOTHAM
October 20, 2014

GOTHAM's fifth episode, 'Viper,' introduces new mysteries surrounding Wayne Industries in the Batman-inspired universe. Viewers also saw Penguin-to-be Oswald Cobblepot get closer to one of Gotham City's crime dynasties. The Gotham Police investigate a deadly street drug while young Bruce Wayne continues his obsessive investigation into his parents' murder.
BWW Recap: HOW TO GET AWAY WITH MURDER Turns Up Heat on Murder, IntrigueBWW Recap: HOW TO GET AWAY WITH MURDER Turns Up Heat on Murder, Intrigue
October 17, 2014

Are you ready for Annalise Keating's last nine words that closed tonight's episode of HOW TO GET AWAY WITH MURDER? Those words, plus more murder clues and a case of insider trading filled up the screen with more intrigue and mystery. We continue to piece together clues about the Sam Keating's murder husband, and how the savvy young law students figure in to the homicide and cover-up.
BWW Recap: Location, Location, Location! Arkham is Prime Real Estate in GOTHAMBWW Recap: Location, Location, Location! Arkham is Prime Real Estate in GOTHAM
October 13, 2014

As last week's episode of GOTHAM ended, Barbara Kean opened Jim Gordon's apartment door to discover Oswald Cobblepot greeting them across the threshold. Oswald is bonding with Don Marone, rival crime boss to the Falcone family. Earlier, Gordon and partner Harvey Bullock put a stop to Gotham's first vigilante who was nabbing corrupt officials and floating off to their deaths by weather balloon. Throughout the show, hints about an important place called Arkham were dropped by various characters. Are you ready for episode number four of GOTHAM, this week entitled Arkham.Watch out for spoilers!
BWW Recap: Secrets, Bombs and Alibis Abound on HOW TO GET AWAY WITH MURDERBWW Recap: Secrets, Bombs and Alibis Abound on HOW TO GET AWAY WITH MURDER
October 10, 2014

The plot continues to thicken on HOW TO GET AWAY WITH MURDER. Episode three built on the threads from weeks one and two and as usual viewers were given more pieces of the mysterious puzzle that involves attorney and law professor Annalise Keating and her young protges.
BWW Recap: Trouble Balloons in GOTHAMBWW Recap: Trouble Balloons in GOTHAM
October 7, 2014

A vigilante strikes, taking out corrupt officials; the resourceful Selina the cat helps the cops and then slips out of the custody; the penguin-like Oswald slips back into Gotham, determined to get a job; and Gordon works out cases. Meanwhile, sexy siren Fish Mooney makes sure to throw suspicion on to the rookie detective. GOTHAM is the place to be and we have the recap for week three.
BWW Recap: This Cat Can Scratch and Kids Get Snatched on GOTHAMBWW Recap: This Cat Can Scratch and Kids Get Snatched on GOTHAM
September 30, 2014

James Gordon digs deeper into the city of Gotham as we learn more about Selina Kyle and child-trafficking. Meanwhile Bruce Wayne tests himself and Oswald Cobblepot rises from the deep. Those are just some of the highlights of this week's episode of GOTHAM, Selina Kyle.
BWW Recap: Viola Davis Teaches Us HOW TO GET AWAY WITH MURDERBWW Recap: Viola Davis Teaches Us HOW TO GET AWAY WITH MURDER
September 26, 2014

Time for the verdict on episode number one of HOW TO GET AWAY WITH MURDER which has premiered on ABC. Be aware: there are spoilers ahead so read carefully if you want to see the show first. HOW TO GET AWAY WITH MURDER, from creator Peter Nowalk, promises an attractive and diverse cast, intriguing plots, and legal thrills. Tonight we met the mysterious law professor and attorney Annalise Keating (Davis) her young protges as they move from the halls of Philadelphia's Middleton University Law School and right into a murder investigation. The unconventional Keating chooses four of her students to work for her law firm and they must prove their worth to earn her trust.
BWW Recap: Welcome to GOTHAM - Looking at the PilotBWW Recap: Welcome to GOTHAM - Looking at the Pilot
September 23, 2014

GOTHAM promises to be a modern gothic fairy tale set in the DC Comic universe fans know and love as the home of Batman. But GOTHAM will not be a Batman show in the traditional sense. This series looks at the new police detective James Gordon years before he becomes Commissioner Gordon. And it gives viewers glimpses of the origins of the rogues gallery of super-villains who will later terrorize Gotham and prove formidable foes to Batman.
BWW Preview: Viola Davis, Shonda Rhimes Teach Us HOW TO GET AWAY W/ MURDERBWW Preview: Viola Davis, Shonda Rhimes Teach Us HOW TO GET AWAY W/ MURDER
September 18, 2014

Sex, murder and law students join Academy Award nominee Viola Davis in ABC's HOW TO GET AWAY WITH MURDER, the new legal thriller from the producers of SCANDAL and GREY'S ANATOMY. BWW-TV gives an advanced look at the new series.
BWW Reviews: Isango Ensemble Brings Magical Stagecraft to Mozart's MAGIC FLUTEBWW Reviews: Isango Ensemble Brings Magical Stagecraft to Mozart's MAGIC FLUTE
September 16, 2014

Offering a South African spin on Mozart's beloved opera, the Isango Ensemble brings simple stagecraft and a unique musical flair to Washington for a limited run. Performing in repertory with Shakespeare's VENUS AND ADONIS for a limited run, Isango displays their expert ensemble in a must-see production. THE MAGIC FLUTE - IMPEMPE YOMLINGO distills the characters, story and music from one of the most popular operas in the Western repertoire.
BWW Preview: Holy Origins! GOTHAM Introduces Young Villains, Comm. GordonBWW Preview: Holy Origins! GOTHAM Introduces Young Villains, Comm. Gordon
September 15, 2014

In the new Fox series GOTHAM, the early years of the virtuous police detective James Gordon (Ben McKenzie) is coupled with the origins of the infamous super-villains Catwoman, Penguin, Riddler and many more. Before Batman, there was a troubled city and many secrets. BWW-TV visits GOTHAM for a behind-the-scenes look at the new show.
BWW Reviews: YENTL Steps Boldly into World of Men in New Musical Adaptation at Theater JBWW Reviews: YENTL Steps Boldly into World of Men in New Musical Adaptation at Theater J
September 5, 2014

Washington DC's highly engaging Theater J has brought Yentl back but this time in a musical form. The beauty and impact of YENTL is that the gender-bender central role is not just a plot device to have reverse drag be the knee-slapping gimmick of the moment. Yentl has no other choice but to live her life as a man, in the time and place in which the story unfolds. Theater J knows how to pick pieces with bold themes and this is no exception.
BWW Reviews: Riverside Center's HANK WILLIAMS: LOST HIGHWAY Brings Legend to Life in Story and SongBWW Reviews: Riverside Center's HANK WILLIAMS: LOST HIGHWAY Brings Legend to Life in Story and Song
September 2, 2014

Robbie Limon's uncanny performance as hillbilly blues crooner Hank Williams is reason enough to take a trip down LOST HIGHWAY at Riverside Center through September 14. Tuner gives glimpses of the singer's troubled life and inspiration while featuring a soundtrack of legendary tunes.
BWW Profile: Sarah Paulson Emmy-Nominated Star of Stage and ScreenBWW Profile: Sarah Paulson Emmy-Nominated Star of Stage and Screen
August 24, 2014

BWW salutes Broadway talent who are EMMY nominated for 2014. Today, we look at Sarah Paulson, nominated for her work in the F/X series AMERICAN HORROR STORY: COVEN.
BWW Profile: Jeff Daniels Emmy-Nominated Star of Stage and ScreenBWW Profile: Jeff Daniels Emmy-Nominated Star of Stage and Screen
August 23, 2014

BWW takes a look at the Emmy nominated performances of some Broadway's biggest stars. Today, we look star Jeff Daniels, nominated for a second time for his work as news anchor Will MacAvoy in HBO's THE NEWSROOM.
BWW REVIEWS: Riverside's WEST SIDE STORY EnthrallsBWW REVIEWS: Riverside's WEST SIDE STORY Enthralls
July 12, 2014

WEST SIDE STORY, now playing through August 3 at Riverside Center, still has the power to enthrall audiences with Leonard Bernstein's symphonic jazz score and Stephen Sondheim's young lyrics. The lyrical voices of Quinn Vogt-Welch and Matthew Hirsh as Maria and Tony captivate the audience.
BWW REVIEWS:  BAT BOY at 1st STAGE IS TUNEFUL TERROR DONE RIGHTBWW REVIEWS: BAT BOY at 1st STAGE IS TUNEFUL TERROR DONE RIGHT
June 5, 2014

BAT BOY THE MUSICAL is now playing at 1st Stage in Tysons and it's a must see. The creators used the old magic What if? and came up with a doozy of a story. Funny, touching, edging on camp, BAT BOY is tuneful terror done right.
BWW Reviews: Southern Belles Ring True with Riverside Center's Winning STEEL MAGNOLIASBWW Reviews: Southern Belles Ring True with Riverside Center's Winning STEEL MAGNOLIAS
May 18, 2014

Presenting the first non-musical in the sixteen-plus years of producing dinner theatre, Riverside Center's STEEL MAGNOLIAS has everything it needs to be a hit: a known play, a winning ensemble, and solid direction by well-known actress Sherri Edelen. If we gave out stars, this one deserves them all.
Arena Stage Hosts 2014 Voices of Now Festival Thru May 17Arena Stage Hosts 2014 Voices of Now Festival Thru May 17
May 15, 2014

Voices of Now Festival showcases original devised work by youth ensembles from around DC, Virginia and Maryland. Their work represents more than 100 young artists from the DC area and abroad and is an extension of Arena's community engagement program.
BWW Reviews: WNO's Eye-Popping MAGIC FLUTE Casts a Musical SpellBWW Reviews: WNO's Eye-Popping MAGIC FLUTE Casts a Musical Spell
May 4, 2014

A winner from start to finish, THE MAGIC FLUTE features Mozart's score, a delightful new translation, superb casting, and the stunning design work of Jun Kaneko. Perfect for fans and novices, this MAGIC FLUTE is a must see.


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