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Year of Living Famously

Michael McCarthy | Photo: Greg Powers | September 26, 2013 Playwright Charles Randolph-Wright redefines the boundaries of romance during wartime. Charles Randolph-Wright can’t believe his good fortune. He’s about to introduce the world premiere of Love in Afghanistan at Arena Stage; he’s already getting overtures for screen adaptations of the play; and he recently watched musical luminaries Diana Ross, […]

Looking Good! Tony Nominee Brenda Braxton’s Grooming Company BBraxton Named Official Barber of Motown

The men of Motown the Musical now have absolutely no excuse not to look perfectly turned out at all times: BBraxton, the men’s grooming company founded by Tony nominee Brenda Braxton, has been named official barber for the hit musical. The new collaboration was inspired by the 30-year friendship between Braxton and Motown director Charles […]

Broadway director Charles Randolph-Wright returns to D.C. with a play about love and war

When you’re setting a play in a country you’ve never visited, it’s certainly a good idea to run the piece by people with more intimate knowledge of the place. This was the task dramatist Charles Randolph-Wright dutifully performed in getting his new work, “Love in Afghanistan,” up on its feet. “We just got Janet’s notes,” […]

Charles Randolph-Wright stands at the top of his game

By Lawrence Toppman ltoppman@charlotteobserver.com   The odd thing is not that Charles Randolph-Wright bolted from Switzerland, abandoning future collaborator Stevie Wonder to attend an elementary school reunion in York County. The odd thing is, both places made him equally happy. “I went from the Four Seasons Hotel in Geneva to the Holiday Inn Express in […]