Rachael Goldberg

Rachael Goldberg


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BWW Review: ANON(YMOUS) at Theatre PrometheusBWW Review: ANON(YMOUS) at Theatre Prometheus
Posted: Oct. 16, 2018


BWW Review: AMERICAN REVOLUTION at The Kennedy CenterBWW Review: AMERICAN REVOLUTION at The Kennedy Center
Posted: Oct. 15, 2018


BWW Interview: Aaron Posner of KING JOHN at Folger TheatreBWW Interview: Aaron Posner of KING JOHN at Folger Theatre
Posted: Oct. 5, 2018


BWW Review: HEISENBERG at Signature TheatreBWW Review: HEISENBERG at Signature Theatre
Posted: Oct. 1, 2018


BWW Review: LINCOLNESQUE at Keegan TheatreBWW Review: LINCOLNESQUE at Keegan Theatre
Posted: Sep. 27, 2018


BWW Interview: Kate Eastwood Norris of KING JOHN at Folger TheatreBWW Interview: Kate Eastwood Norris of KING JOHN at Folger Theatre
Posted: Oct. 5, 2018


LAST 365 DAYS

BWW Interview: Josh Breckenridge of DAVE at Arena StageBWW Interview: Josh Breckenridge of DAVE at Arena Stage
Posted: Jul. 2, 2018


BWW Review: WASHINGTON NATIONAL OPERA: THE BARBER OF SEVILLE at Kennedy CenterBWW Review: WASHINGTON NATIONAL OPERA: THE BARBER OF SEVILLE at Kennedy Center
Posted: Apr. 29, 2018


BWW Review: CIRQUE DU SOLEIL LUZIA at Tyson'sBWW Review: CIRQUE DU SOLEIL LUZIA at Tyson's
Posted: Apr. 14, 2018


BWW Interview: Betsy Wolfe On HOW TO SUCCEED IN BUSINESS WITHOUT REALLY TRYING at The Kennedy CenterInterview: Betsy Wolfe On HOW TO SUCCEED at the Kennedy Center
Posted: Jun. 6, 2018


BWW Review: WASHINGTON NATIONAL OPERA: CANDIDE at The Kennedy CenterBWW Review: WASHINGTON NATIONAL OPERA: CANDIDE at The Kennedy Center
Posted: May. 7, 2018


BWW Review: THE VAGRANT TRILOGY at Atlas Performing Arts CenterBWW Review: THE VAGRANT TRILOGY at Atlas Performing Arts Center
Posted: Jun. 14, 2018


BWW Review: ANON(YMOUS) at Theatre PrometheusBWW Review: ANON(YMOUS) at Theatre Prometheus
October 16, 2018

Anon(ymous) is heartfelt, haunting, and timely, and serves not only as a reminder of the darkness in our world, but also of the kindness and hope we can see even in the worst of times.

BWW Review: AMERICAN REVOLUTION at The Kennedy CenterBWW Review: AMERICAN REVOLUTION at The Kennedy Center
October 15, 2018

Chicago Theater Unspeakable's 'American Revolution'is unique, entertaining, and powerful, and it's not just for kids.

BWW Interview: Aaron Posner of KING JOHN at Folger TheatreBWW Interview: Aaron Posner of KING JOHN at Folger Theatre
October 5, 2018

King John is Aaron Posner's twentieth directing project with the Folger Theatre. He is a two-time recipient of the Helen Hayes Award, and is also the director of Ford Theatre's current production, Born Yesterday.

BWW Interview: Kate Eastwood Norris of KING JOHN at Folger TheatreBWW Interview: Kate Eastwood Norris of KING JOHN at Folger Theatre
October 5, 2018

Kate Eastwood Norris stars as Philip the Bastard in Folger Theatre's upcoming production of King John. She is a two-time recipient of the Helen Hayes Award, and has been challenging gender expectations in casting for most of her career.

BWW Review: HEISENBERG at Signature TheatreBWW Review: HEISENBERG at Signature Theatre
October 1, 2018

The play that Signature presents is actually an endearing and endearingly awkward love story between two people, but 'Heisenberg' is lacking, well, the Heisenberg.

BWW Review: LINCOLNESQUE at Keegan TheatreBWW Review: LINCOLNESQUE at Keegan Theatre
September 27, 2018

I really wanted to like "Lincolnesque." But, although it is presented well, the show struggles on a number of fronts and never quite reaches the heights of its aspirations.

BWW Review: MARIE AND ROSETTA at Mosaic Theater CompanyBWW Review: MARIE AND ROSETTA at Mosaic Theater Company
August 30, 2018

Rock and roll is a cornerstone of American culture - Elvis, Johnny Cash, and Little Richard are all household names across the country. And yet, the names of the women who pioneered the genre are largely unknown, as are their stories.Marie and Rosetta, which opened Mosaic Theater's fourth season, seeks to change that.

BWW Review: A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM at Quotidian Theatre CompanyBWW Review: A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM at Quotidian Theatre Company
July 29, 2018

One of the best parts of seeing a re-imagining of a well-known work is that it enables you to revisit it from a different angle. The new presentation allows you to enjoy the work fresh, and maybe even catch something new that has been lost in familiarity. With apologies to the (British) Bard, Quotidian Theater Company's production proves that A Midsummer Night's Dream is, in fact, an Irish play.

BWW Review: THE SECRETS OF THE UNIVERSE (AND OTHER SONGS) at The Hub TheatreBWW Review: THE SECRETS OF THE UNIVERSE (AND OTHER SONGS) at The Hub Theatre
July 11, 2018

A friendship between prominent historical figures is a fascinating subject, and reimagining their discussions about their shared experiences as well as their own areas of expertise can be grounds for great theatre. Unfortunately, while the concept is wonderful, the Hub Theatre's execution comes up short.

BWW Interview: Josh Breckenridge of DAVE at Arena StageBWW Interview: Josh Breckenridge of DAVE at Arena Stage
July 2, 2018

Josh Breckenridge stars as Duane Bolden in Arena Stage's upcoming premiere of 'Dave,' which opens July 13th and runs through August 19th. Breckenridge is known for a number of roles including his current run as the Dance Captain and standby in 'Come From Away' and Olen Montgomery in 'Scottsboro Boys.' He was last seen on the DC stage as the Doctor in the first national tour of 'The Book of Mormon.'

BWW Review: OTHER LIFE FORMS at Keegan TheatreBWW Review: OTHER LIFE FORMS at Keegan Theatre
June 22, 2018

"Other Life Forms" is an insightful, comedic look into our own humanity. It explores what makes us uniquely human - love, friendship, and our own quest for answers about our lives and the universe.

BWW Review: THE VAGRANT TRILOGY at Atlas Performing Arts CenterBWW Review: THE VAGRANT TRILOGY at Atlas Performing Arts Center
June 14, 2018

The tone for Mona Mansour's three-plays is set with two words projected onto a spinning set piece: It's complicated. It is. It's very complicated. But sometimes complicated can be a beautiful thing.

BWW Interview: Brandon McCoy of OTHER LIFE FORMS at Keegan TheatreBWW Interview: Brandon McCoy of OTHER LIFE FORMS at Keegan Theatre
June 11, 2018

Brandon McCoy is an actor, director, playwright, and professor based in Maryland. After establishing himself as an actor and director, McCoy turned to writing and is the author of three plays and one musical. Other Life Forms was a finalist for the Source full-length play festival, and will premier at The Keegan Theatre on June 15th.

BWW Interview: Betsy Wolfe On HOW TO SUCCEED IN BUSINESS WITHOUT REALLY TRYING at The Kennedy CenterBWW Interview: Betsy Wolfe On HOW TO SUCCEED IN BUSINESS WITHOUT REALLY TRYING at The Kennedy Center
June 6, 2018

Betsy Wolfe stars as Rosemary in the Kennedy Center's Broadway Center Stage production of "How To Succeed in Business Without Really Trying," which opens June 6th. Wolfe is known for a number of roles including Cordelia in the Broadway revival of "Falsettos" and her recent run as Jenna in "Waitress."

BWW Interview: Mona Mansour of THE VAGRANT TRILOGY at Atlas Performing Arts CenterBWW Interview: Mona Mansour of THE VAGRANT TRILOGY at Atlas Performing Arts Center
June 6, 2018

Mona Mansour is a member of the Public Theater's Emerging Writers Group and a resident playwright at New Dramatists. 'The Vagrant Trilogy,' which follows a Palestinian family over a forty-year period, is comprised of three of her plays; the Mosaic Theatre production, which opens on June 11th (previews start June 6th), is the first time all three plays will be staged together. 'The Vagrant Trilogy' is part of the 2018 Voices from a Changing Middle East Festival.

BWW Review: MALPASO DANCE COMPANY at Kennedy CenterBWW Review: MALPASO DANCE COMPANY at Kennedy Center
May 14, 2018

Malpaso Dance Company's troupe of talented dancers harness a striking synchronicity while showcasing each dancer's strength, talent, and grace. The result is mesmerizing, distinctive, and artfully impressive.

BWW Review: WASHINGTON NATIONAL OPERA: CANDIDE at The Kennedy CenterBWW Review: WASHINGTON NATIONAL OPERA: CANDIDE at The Kennedy Center
May 7, 2018

Candide's little delights can't quite atone for the production's original sins: injecting far too much self-importance and taking itself far too seriously.

BWW Review: WASHINGTON NATIONAL OPERA: THE BARBER OF SEVILLE at Kennedy CenterBWW Review: WASHINGTON NATIONAL OPERA: THE BARBER OF SEVILLE at Kennedy Center
April 29, 2018

Sometimes, classics are dangerous production choices. But sometimes they're reminders of why we love a story in the first place. Washington National Opera's 'Barber of Seville' is most decidedly the latter.

BWW Review: CIRQUE DU SOLEIL LUZIA at Tyson'sBWW Review: CIRQUE DU SOLEIL LUZIA at Tyson's
April 14, 2018

Cirque Du Soleil's Luzia brings viewers on a dreamy journey through Mexican culture through light, sound, and music.

BWW Review: NYC BALLET:  ROBBINS CENTENNIAL (BERNSTEIN, GLASS, AND VERDI) at The Kennedy CenterBWW Review: NYC BALLET: ROBBINS CENTENNIAL (BERNSTEIN, GLASS, AND VERDI) at The Kennedy Center
April 1, 2018

For his Centennial, the New York City Ballet chose to honor its former co-ballet master in chief by highlighting his range through three works: the modern and minimalist 'Glass Pieces,' the fun and light-hearted 'Fancy Free,' and the classical and elegant 'The Four Seasons.' Each is distinct, and collectively the productionsand the wonderful performances bring to life the work of a master.