Hannah Landsberger

Hannah Landsberger Hannah Landsberger is excited to be writing for Broadway World.com. During the day she works as an analyst at SoundExchange, helping to make sure that musicians get paid for their work. She has worked with WSC Avant Bard, the Atlas Performing Arts Center and the Gala Hispanic Theatre in audience engagement and marketing.


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BWW Review: THE NEW YORK CITY BALLET at The Kennedy CenterBWW Review: THE NEW YORK CITY BALLET at The Kennedy Center
Posted: Mar. 29, 2018


BWW Review: ALVIN AILEY AMERICAN DANCE THEATER at The Kennedy CenterBWW Review: ALVIN AILEY AMERICAN DANCE THEATER at The Kennedy Center
Posted: Feb. 8, 2018


BWW Review: DIAVOLO: ARCHITECTURE IN MOTION at The Kennedy CenterBWW Review: DIAVOLO: ARCHITECTURE IN MOTION at The Kennedy Center
Posted: Feb. 25, 2018


BWW Review: USE ALL AVAILABLE DOORS by Pinky Swear Productions At Dupont UndergroundBWW Review: USE ALL AVAILABLE DOORS by Pinky Swear Productions At Dupont Underground
Posted: Apr. 15, 2018


BWW Review: ALAN CUMMING: LEGAL IMMIGRANT at The Kennedy CenterBWW Review: ALAN CUMMING: LEGAL IMMIGRANT at The Kennedy Center
Posted: Jul. 31, 2018


BWW Review: ALAN CUMMING: LEGAL IMMIGRANT at The Kennedy CenterBWW Review: ALAN CUMMING: LEGAL IMMIGRANT at The Kennedy Center
July 31, 2018

Alan Cumming really is a delight. His cabaret Legal Immigrant, performed at the Kennedy Center on Saturday night, is a seamless blend of music and hilarious anecdote.

BWW Review: ANDROMEDA BREAKS AND THE CITY OF... at Capital FringeBWW Review: ANDROMEDA BREAKS AND THE CITY OF... at Capital Fringe
July 22, 2018

Andromeda Breaks and The City Of... are two great pieces of new writing to add to your Fringe schedule!

BWW Review: USE ALL AVAILABLE DOORS by Pinky Swear Productions At Dupont UndergroundBWW Review: USE ALL AVAILABLE DOORS by Pinky Swear Productions At Dupont Underground
April 15, 2018

Pinky Swear Production's Use All Available Doors is filled with a local pride that Washingtonians rarely get to experience. Unfortunately, this sense of hometown jubilation is hard to sustain through thetoo-long run time.

BWW Review: THE NEW YORK CITY BALLET at The Kennedy CenterBWW Review: THE NEW YORK CITY BALLET at The Kennedy Center
March 29, 2018

The New York City Ballet has completed its annual pilgrimage to the Kennedy Center. This year the venerable company brings an offering of Balanchine, Martins, Peck, and more Balanchine to Washington. The choreography was well danced, and the orchestra sounded excellent. But compared to years past, the simplicity and repetitive nature of this program left me feeling underwhelmed.

BWW Review: DIAVOLO: ARCHITECTURE IN MOTION at The Kennedy CenterBWW Review: DIAVOLO: ARCHITECTURE IN MOTION at The Kennedy Center
February 25, 2018

Diavolo: Architecture in Motion is an impressive display of athleticism, acrobatics, and grace. It would have been even better if the company allowed the dance to speak for itself.

BWW Review: ALVIN AILEY AMERICAN DANCE THEATER at The Kennedy CenterBWW Review: ALVIN AILEY AMERICAN DANCE THEATER at The Kennedy Center
February 8, 2018

The Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater began its weeklong stay in D.C. on Tuesday night with a beautiful gala night performance. If you have the opportunity to see this fantastic company, especially its signature piece Revelations, I highly urge you to do so.

BWW Review: AMERICAN BALLET THEATRE: RATMANSKY, ROBBINS, MILLEPIED & WHEELDON at the Kennedy CenterBWW Review: AMERICAN BALLET THEATRE: RATMANSKY, ROBBINS, MILLEPIED & WHEELDON at the Kennedy Center
February 1, 2018

The American Ballet Theatre's current program at the Kennedy Center, featuring works by Ratmansky, Robbins, Millepied, and Wheeldon (as well as the full-length Whipped Cream, not covered in this review), is extremely well done but a little uninspiring. It's hard to fault the fantastic ABT dancers, but I was merely appreciative, not enthralled, by most of the pieces on offer.

BWW Review: THE RED SHOES at The Kennedy CenterBWW Review: THE RED SHOES at The Kennedy Center
October 12, 2017

The Red Shoes is almost more big-budget Broadway musical than ballet. With a sweeping score, dramatic narrative, and lavish production values, Matthew Bourne's production does nothing by halves.

BWW Review: LOTUS at The Kennedy CenterBWW Review: LOTUS at The Kennedy Center
October 9, 2017

It's a real shame that you can't buy a ticket to a performance of Lotus, an exhilarating night of tap dancing and jazz excellence. That's because the performance was a one-night only, sold out performance full of incredible tap dance and music.

BWW Review: CLOSER(GROUP) at Dance PlaceBWW Review: CLOSER(GROUP) at Dance Place
September 19, 2017

closer(group) is here to challenge how we view dance. This bold, immersive performance will make you rethink the relationship between dancers and audience members.

BWW Review: THE CABINET OF DR. CALIGARI Featuring Tom Teasley at Constellation TheatreBWW Review: THE CABINET OF DR. CALIGARI Featuring Tom Teasley at Constellation Theatre
August 13, 2017

Catch The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari at Constellation Theatre before it closes. It's an excellent way to experience a classic and a wonderful way to spend a spooky, stormy evening.

BWW Review: THE NEW YORK CITY BALLET at The Kennedy CenterBWW Review: THE NEW YORK CITY BALLET at The Kennedy Center
June 9, 2017

The New York City Ballet's technique, grace, and variety of programming is impeccable. The night feels like a quick tour through the dance and music of the past 100 years, starting with the jazz of George Gershwin and ending with the frenetic electronica of Dan Deacon. There's something for everyone here, whether you prefer your ballet classical or contemporary.

BWW Review: BALLET ACROSS AMERICA at The Kennedy CenterBWW Review: BALLET ACROSS AMERICA at The Kennedy Center
April 21, 2017

Ballet is always beautiful, but too often it also feels inaccessible and outdated. With Ballet Across America, The Kennedy Center banishes these concerns with a program full of relevance and joy. Misty Copeland has brought together three diverse companies who differ in style but share an impressive level of talent and passion. The cumulative effect is a vivid reminder of how effecting ballet can be.

BWW Review: [GAY] CYMBELINE at Theatre PrometheusBWW Review: [GAY] CYMBELINE at Theatre Prometheus
January 16, 2017

Theatre Prometheus's [gay] Cymbeline is a treat. The company presents one of Shakespeare's most complicated plays with panache, humor, and modern relevance.

BWW Review: COPENHAGEN at Perisphere TheaterBWW Review: COPENHAGEN at Perisphere Theater
December 5, 2016

Perisphere Theater's Copenhagen left me feeling uneasy. Maybe this was this was exactly what I should have been feeling; the script, examines the morality of two scientists who worked on the atomic bomb. But despite the strong performances, something is missing from this production.

BWW Review: BLACK DIAMOND by the Danish Dance Theatre at The Kennedy CenterBWW Review: BLACK DIAMOND by the Danish Dance Theatre at The Kennedy Center
October 20, 2016

Two masked figures stand over a man lying on the floor. As they begin to dance, the man is swept up into an otherworldly spectacle. Dancers in black capes create a stream of movement across the stage, ushering the outsider and the audience into the strange world of Tim Rushton's choreography.

BWW Review: BURIED CITIES at Source FestivalBWW Review: BURIED CITIES at Source Festival
June 22, 2016

Buried Cities is a promising, if uneven, new play that features both an unsubtle debate on guns and moments of magical allegory.

BWW Review: OUT OF TIME at The Kennedy CenterBWW Review: OUT OF TIME at The Kennedy Center
May 23, 2016

Billed as an Irish dance place, Out of Time, presented as a part of the Kennedy Center's Ireland 100 festival, is actually much more. Equal parts dance, modern music performance, and memoir, Colin Dunne's stunning solo performance is full of depth and intelligence.

BWW Reviews: THEY DON'T PAY?  WE WON'T PAY! at Ambassador TheaterBWW Reviews: THEY DON'T PAY? WE WON'T PAY! at Ambassador Theater
March 8, 2016

There is little worse than a play that doesn't understand its purpose. They Don't Pay? We Won't Pay!, written by Dario Fo and produced by Ambassador Theater at the Mead Theatre Lab, cannot decide what it wants to be. Instead, the production vacillates between heavy-handed social commentary and overacted comedy. Despite a few strong performances, the production is weighed down by its cumbersome message and leaves the audience confused instead of inspired.

BWW Review: FOR COLORED GIRLS/WORD BECOMES FLESH at Theater AllianceBWW Review: FOR COLORED GIRLS/WORD BECOMES FLESH at Theater Alliance
March 2, 2016

Theater Alliance's for colored girls who have considered suicide/when the rainbow is enuf and Word Becomes Flesh are both beautiful theatrical experiences; when presented together their power and resonance only magnifies.



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