Posts Tagged ‘shadowboxer’

Boxing on D.C. Stages: A Critical and Pugilistic Inquiry

I saw this play from the '30s, Clifford Odets’ Golden Boy, a few months back. Odets, an outspoken socialist, is remembered for his political parables, but here he turned inward to work through his heartburn about selling out to Hollywood. He embodied his ambivalence in the character of a young man gifted both in fiddling and [...]

Jazz Setlist, Apr. 15-21: Premiere Week – Shadowboxer and the BCJO

First, a note: While Dave Brubeck's four-night stand at Blues Alley is the biggest show in town this week, it's sold out for every show. So let's talk about stuff we can all go see.
Friday, April 16
Two Washington jazz institutions converge herein. Thad Wilson remains a nonstop powerhouse in our fair city; he keeps busiest [...]