Afternoon Host Judith Krummeck is a covert non-fiction writer.
Judith Krummeck joined WBJC as the evening drive time host in 1998. Before immigrating to the United States in 1997, Judith was the Arts Editor for English National Public Radio at the South African Broadcasting Corporation. She is a graduate of the University of Cape Town, having majored in Drama and History of Art, and she was a professional actor in Cape Town before moving to Johannesburg to join the SABC as a radio and television broadcaster. She received a Teachers’ Licentiate from the Trinity College of London, and lectured in Drama related subjects at the Universities of Cape Town and Stellenbosch. She also holds History of Music qualifications from the University of South Africa. Judith was given the Praise Singer Award for her arts programming from the Foundation for the Creative Arts, South Africa, and she has twice been voted Baltimore’s Best by Baltimore Magazine. Judith lives in Baltimore City with her husband, Douglas Blackstone, and she is currently enrolled in the Creative Writing and Publishing Arts MFA program at the University of Baltimore.
Judith can be reached at email@example.com
The Food of Love
- Comedy with an edge
A program note for the Folger Theatre’s current production of “Twelfth Night” points out that this is the last of Shakespeare’s “romantic” or “happy” comedies, and that those that followed, like “Measure for Measure” and “All’s Well That Ends Well” are less innocent and more complicated. (To those I would add “Cymbeline,” “The Winter’s Tale” ... Read More »
- Julius Caesar re-invented
Here’s an interesting factoid: our Secretary of Homeland Security, Janet Napolitano, goes to the opera. As I was walking out of the auditorium at the Metropolitan Opera at the end of Handel’s Giulio Cesare yesterday afternoon, there she suddenly was! We had noticed some security personnel during the second interval – their spiral earpieces and ... Read More »
- The more the merrier
For the longest time, I have been wanting to go down to hear the National Symphony Orchestra in the District. I’ve heard them once before, but that was when I had just flown into Dulles from a trip to Africa and I was so stupefied by jetlag that while my two companions – the late ... Read More »