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Jeffrey Walker

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: Teens on the Run as Assassins Go Gunning in GOTHAMBWW Recap: Teens on the Run as Assassins Go Gunning in GOTHAM
Posted: Nov. 24, 2014


BWW Interviews: Talking with Tevye, Jonathan Hadary of Arena Stage's FIDDLER ON THE ROOFBWW Interviews: Jonathan Hadary of Arena Stage's FIDDLER ON THE ROOF
Posted: Nov. 20, 2014


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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: GOTHAM Gets a Fatal Fight ClubBWW Recap: GOTHAM Gets a Fatal Fight Club
Posted: Nov. 10, 2014


BWW Recap: Teens on the Run as Assassins Go Gunning in GOTHAMBWW Recap: Teens on the Run as Assassins Go Gunning in GOTHAM
Posted: Nov. 24, 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: 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: Teens on the Run as Assassins Go Gunning in GOTHAMBWW Recap: Teens on the Run as Assassins Go Gunning in GOTHAM
November 24, 2014

As of tonight, GOTHAM has clocked in ten episodes. Organized crime wars, underworld underlings with delusions of grandeur, sadistic henchmen, shady real estate deals, unsolved murders these are just a handful of the daily machinations we have seen so far in the naked city. Maverick detective James Gordon is still trying his best to stay above the dark underbelly of corruption that percolates through nearly every brick in Gotham. So how do things end up during tonight's episode, Lovecraft, the fall finale? Gird your loins, here we go!
BWW Interviews: Talking with Tevye, Jonathan Hadary of Arena Stage's FIDDLER ON THE ROOFBWW Interviews: Talking with Tevye, Jonathan Hadary of Arena Stage's FIDDLER ON THE ROOF
November 20, 2014

As the landmark American musical FIDDLER ON THE ROOF celebrates its 50th anniversary, Arena Stage is bringing the show to audiences new and old in production on the intimate and iconic Fichlander Stage. Arena's artistic director Molly Smith directs the production which features the original Jerome Robbins choreography adapted and restaged by Parker Esse. Jeffrey Walker of BroadwayWorld-DC caught up with actors Ann Arvia and Jonathan Hadary who play Golde and Tevye in the new production which is wowing audiences and dazzling critics each night. Hadary and Arvia make their Arena Stage debut performances in Bock, Harnick, Stein's musical masterpiece. This is part two: Jeffrey Walker's interview with Jonathan Hadary.
BWW Interviews: Golde Speaks! Ann Arvia Talks Arena Stage's FIDDLER ON THE ROOFBWW Interviews: Golde Speaks! Ann Arvia Talks Arena Stage's FIDDLER ON THE ROOF
November 19, 2014

Jeffrey Walker of BroadwayWorld-DC caught up with two of Anatevka's most prominent citizens, Golde and Tevye. Actually, we spoke to actors Ann Arvia and Jonathan Hadary who are bringing these characters to life in the new and exciting production of FIDDLER ON THE ROOF wowing audiences on the iconic Fichlander Stage. Artistic director Molly Smith directs the production which features the original Jerome Robbins choreography adapted and restaged by Parker Esse. FIDDLER celebrates its 50 anniversary this year and Washington audiences can see this classic show newly minted. Hadary and Arvia make their Arena Stage debut performances in the Bock, Harnick, Stein musical masterpiece.
BWW Recap: GOTHAM is Dented and Bombed While the Cat Sleeps Over at Wayne ManorBWW Recap: GOTHAM is Dented and Bombed While the Cat Sleeps Over at Wayne Manor
November 17, 2014

GOTHAM added a new major player into the mix this week: Harvey Dent. For the unwashed masses, future district attorney Harvey Dent meets with a scarry accident and takes on the mantel of Two-Face who always gives crime a 50-50 chance when he flips a partially mutilated coin. As he is introduced to viewers and detective James Gordon, however, he is a singularly handsome, coin-flipping, do-gooder and he joins forces with Gordon to investigate the Wayne murder case. Oswald's beak finds Mooney's secret weapon against Carmine Falcone, Liza. Young Bruce Wayne also begins his heavy duty training with his British Special Forces veteran butler, Alfred Pennyworth. And, surprisingly, Bruce and Alfred take on a new house guest. Here's the rundown on another jam-packed episode in the naked city of Gotham. Spoilers are likely, so tread lightly, Bat-fans.
BWW Recap: Crimes of Passion Heat Up on HOW TO GET AWAY WITH MURDERBWW Recap: Crimes of Passion Heat Up on HOW TO GET AWAY WITH MURDER
November 14, 2014

Wow! That is a good word to describe the revelations from He Has a Wife, episode eight of ABC's HOW TO GET AWAY WITH MURDER. We have been teased for the seven previous installments with clues about the night Sam Keating died. We have also only seen tiny tidbits of the night Lila Stangard was murdered. And what of murder suspect Rebecca or Annalise's loyal staff members? This is the last episode before the mega-reveal , but there was much to chew on tonight. Read on and be prepared for spoilers galore! If you want to share theories about Sam's murderer, be sure to use hashtag #WhoKilledSam.
BWW Recap: GOTHAM Gets a Fatal Fight ClubBWW Recap: GOTHAM Gets a Fatal Fight Club
November 10, 2014

Master Bruce Wayne gets some pointers on defending himself from his trusty butler. Plus, who knew Gotham had its own fight club. Of course, it makes other fight clubs look tame, but Gordon and Bullock are on the case.Yep, we're eight episodes into GOTHAM and things are heating up in the crime wars and behind the scenes machinations of the various villainous elements.
BWW Recap:  Courtroom Shenanigans and Murderous Motives Fly in HOW TO GET AWAY WITH MURDERBWW Recap: Courtroom Shenanigans and Murderous Motives Fly in HOW TO GET AWAY WITH MURDER
November 7, 2014

This week's episode of HOW TO GET AWAY WITH MURDER is He Deserved to Die. The he is clearly Sam Keating, the philandering husband of leading lady Annalise Keating, law professor and head of her own law firm. Viewers are being teased that we're getting close to finding out who actually knocked Sam off with the Lady Justice statuette. As for this week, end up learning more about how close Sam got to the murdered cheerleader Lila Stangard. We also see the courtroom games that place the prosecutor and defense attorneys in a cat and mouse match of wits and guile. We also may have heard someone admit to being Sam's killer but the promotional videos keep teasing we are weeks away from knowing the truth. HOW TO GET AWAY WITH MURDER knows how to build up our expectations and suspense quotient, that's for sure.
BWW Reviews: All Hail - Folger's Mystical JULIUS CAESAR Conquers AllBWW Reviews: All Hail - Folger's Mystical JULIUS CAESAR Conquers All
November 5, 2014

Steeped in a mystic atmosphere, director Robert Richmond and his excellent company of actors breathe new life to Shakespeare's political and personal tale of assassination and retribution. JULIUS CAESAR is visually stunning, a feast for the ears, and boasts a commanding ensemble. If you thought JULIUS CAESAR was about guys in togas and Marc Antony's funeral speech, think again. This is a production not to miss.
BWW Recap: Penguin's Plot Thickens While Gordon Takes A Hit on GOTHAMBWW Recap: Penguin's Plot Thickens While Gordon Takes A Hit on GOTHAM
November 3, 2014

James Gordon still cannot shake the consequences of sparing Oswald Penguin Cobblepot's life, especially now that Fish Mooney and Don Falcone know he's still alive. They send the ruthless Victor Zsasz to send a serious message to Gordon. The criminal elements continue to clash as tensions between Gotham's crime families, the Falcones and Maroni's, move to a boiling point. GOTHAM Episode 7, Penguin's Umbrella, also reveals just how crafty Cobblepot is in his desire to become a major player in the dark city's underworld.
BWW Recap: Supreme Court Rules, Death Row Cools, and More Clues Appear on HOW TO GET AWAY WITH MURDERBWW Recap: Supreme Court Rules, Death Row Cools, and More Clues Appear on HOW TO GET AWAY WITH MURDER
October 31, 2014

This week Annalise Keating's firm represented a man from the projects, stuck on death row for two decades. As the law firm works their new case, the other cases that touch their lives weigh heavier on relationships. And this week, we learn more details from the flash forwards, particularly about Asher Millstone, from the night Sam Keating was killed. There may be spoilers ahead but you know you want to know the juicy details.
BWW Recap: A Whole Lot of Sex, Sexting and Cell Phones on HOW TO GET AWAY WITH MURDERBWW Recap: A Whole Lot of Sex, Sexting and Cell Phones on HOW TO GET AWAY WITH MURDER
October 24, 2014

After last week's final moments on HOW TO GET AWAY WITH MURDER, Annalise Keating dropped a bombshell question on her cheating (and soon to be murdered) husband. This week we were treated to other fireworks. The Keatings continue to argue about the alleged affair with a coed. Her law firm defends a minor accused of shooting his police officer father. And throughout the episode, in flash forwards, we see more of the relationship between Frank and Laurel, one of the eager law students.
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.


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