City Smart: New York City

Woot! When you consider that Whoopi Goldberg is a respected actor on both large and small screens—as well as a theater thesp—but also (quite obviously) a comedian… and talk show host with producing credits to her name (oh, and let’s not forget that she’s a member of the EGOT—Emmy, Grammy, …

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City Smart: Philadelphia

Playwright Branden Jacobs-Jenkins turned America on its head in 2014 when his OBIE Award-winning play, “An Octoroon,” debuted. “An Octoroon” reboots the plot of the 19th-century play “The Octoroon” by Dion Boucicault. Jacobs-Jenkins adds humor to the melodrama about a forbidden love story and smartly inserts himself among the characters. …

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City Smart: Washington, D.C.

Prepare to rock harder this month when AC/DC and The Who both descend upon the Verizon Center (albeit separately—the early-to-rise capital probably couldn’t handle them at the selfsame show). AC/DC takes to the stage first—on March 17. The banging Australian band will play sans founding member Malcolm Young (due to …

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