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Thursday, April 20, 2023

Dr. King’s last night alive in powerful ‘Mountaintop’ at Greenbelt Art Center by Guest Author

Director Rikki Howie Lacewell does with Black history what more artists should: complicate, elevate, and force us to reflect on our varied roles.

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Wednesday, April 19, 2023

Playwright Bella Panciocco on her personal journey to ‘The Road to the End’ by Guest Author

Premiering April 20 to 23 at George Mason, the play germinated from her pilgrimage to the Grand Canyon in mourning.

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Thursday, April 6, 2023

Black Canadians confront racism in ‘Consecrated Ground’ at Laurel Mill Playhouse by Guest Author

Jacqueline Youm as the strong-willed mother, wife, sister, and niece makes the play crackle with energy.

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Monday, April 3, 2023

Mosaic’s ‘Unseen’ aims a lens at the emotional toll on a wartime photographer by Guest Author

The cost of witnessing horrors comes into focus in this poignant play.

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Wednesday, March 29, 2023

New musical ‘Push the Button’ sets social satire to hip-hop at Keegan Theatre by Guest Author

The fast-paced, exciting premiere takes on power dynamics and good versus evil.

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Rooftop Productions’ ‘By the Way, Meet Vera Stark’ charms and ignites by Guest Author

By Ahryel Tinker Rooftop Productions’ By the Way, Meet Vera Stark presented the effervescent glamour of 1930s Hollywood while providing a biting commentary on racism and privilege in the f…

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Thursday, March 16, 2023

Heady and topical ‘Jagged Little Pill’ pops in at the National Theatre by Guest Author

Strong performances and fresh takes on much-loved Alanis Morissette hits make this musical a bit easier to swallow.

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Friday, March 10, 2023

Fred Zirm on directing a Woodstock-era ‘As You Like It’ for British Players by Guest Author

'I feel that the late ’60s/early ’70s was the last time peace, love, and harmony seemed possible.'

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Friday, March 3, 2023

Playwright E.M. Lewis on how ‘How the Light Gets In’ happened by Guest Author

A chat with friend and playwright Bob Bartlett about her very personal play now at 1st Stage.

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Wednesday, February 15, 2023

‘Vive la France’ is a delicious treat at Shakespeare Opera Theatre by Guest Author

Four female performers elevate the script and space with gorgeous interpretations of some of the best-known pieces in opera. 

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Thursday, February 9, 2023

Tom Brokaw’s ‘The Greatest Generation Speaks’ premieres at Fauquier Community Theatre by Guest Author

Men and women share intensely personal stories of a momentous time in America’s history from the Great Depression of the 1920s through World War II.

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Sunday, January 29, 2023

Theater Alliance’s passage to India: A personal account by Guest Author

In a vivid photo essay, Ezinne Elele chronicles an arts envoy's experience devising and touring a play about Inclusion, Diversity, Equity, and Accessibility.

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Friday, November 4, 2022

Spotlight on youth: Elyssa Shenker shines onstage and in the community by Guest Author

The junior at Winston Churchill High balances headlining roles, school, and volunteer work while blossoming into one of the region’s leading high school thespians.

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Tuesday, October 25, 2022

Photo Feature: Cathedral Choral Society’s ‘Roméo and Juliette’ by Guest Author

The Atlanta Ballet joins the Cathedral Choral Society for a dramatic rendering of Hector Berlioz's “Roméo and Juliette,” a first-of-its-kind collaboration.

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Wednesday, October 5, 2022

‘Edgar Allan Poe’s Blood, Sweat and Fears’ is a story 15 years in the making by Guest Author

National Edgar Allan Poe Theatre Founder Alex Zavistovich on growing a theater company from DC's Capital Fringe Festival, to Baltimore and the world

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Thursday, July 14, 2022

2022 Capital Fringe Preview: ‘Pretty Messy Love’ by Guest Author

A one-woman cabaret show about finding true love in the real world.

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Sunday, July 10, 2022

Heartwarming ‘Best Worst That Can Happen’ premieres at Aldersgate Church Community Theater by Guest Author

Jean Koppen’s must-see new play tackles aging, self-esteem, Alzheimer’s, and unlikely love.

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Thursday, July 7, 2022

2022 Capital Fringe Preview: ‘Sadec 1965: A Love Story’ by Guest Author

A solo storytelling performance best described as 'Motorcycle Diaries' meets 'Eat, Pray, Love' set in Vietnam.

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Thursday, June 30, 2022

2022 Capital Fringe Preview: ‘Green Machine’ by Guest Author

A Mt. Pleasant marijuana 'gifting' shop offers a window into the vast changes in the District.

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2022 Capital Fringe Preview: ‘Mary’ by Guest Author

A comedic drama that explores a teacher's romantic journey as she faces questions about her religious beliefs.

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Monday, June 27, 2022

2022 Capital Fringe Preview: ‘The Day Salvador Allende Died’ by Guest Author

A fictional play based on facts is about his feelings and thoughts on that fateful day, September 11, 1973.

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2022 Capital Fringe Preview: ‘The Body Show’ by Guest Author

A live storytelling show where people in all types of bodies can share their triumphs, frustrations, and realizations.

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Friday, June 24, 2022

‘Falsettos’ reopens Montgomery College Summer Dinner Theatre by Guest Author

The sung-through musical, smooth and well-executed, reflects the LGBTQ community, Judaism, coming out, and living life with pride.

SOURCE: DC Metro Theater Arts at 10:24AM
Friday, June 3, 2022

British Players to open ‘the little play that could,’ ‘The Mystery of Edwin Drood’ by Guest Author

The production was challenged by not only the pandemic but an earthquake.

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Monday, May 30, 2022

Opera Review: ‘Carmen’ by the Washington National Opera by Guest Author

By Winnie Dreisonstok The Washington National Opera presented “Carmen,” one of the mainstays in the opera repertoire. With themes of love, jealousy, and fate, Georges Bizet’s work is b…

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Saturday, May 7, 2022

In Their Own Words: the creators of ‘Edward and Christine’ share their unconventional take on the show by Guest Author

'We worked together as a trio where ideas and roles overlapped and complemented each other. What a dream!'

SOURCE: DC Metro Theater Arts at 03:00PM
Friday, May 6, 2022

A fitting celebration of ‘Sondheim’ at Fauquier Community Theatre by Guest Author

The musical 'Side by Side by Sondheim' is performed by a cast who entertain, charm, and dazzle.

SOURCE: DC Metro Theater Arts at 03:38PM
Monday, May 2, 2022

Leslie Odom Jr. croons, audience swoons at GMU’s Hylton Performing Arts Center by Guest Author

An evening of original songs, well-loved standards, and Aaron Burr’s greatest hits.

SOURCE: DC Metro Theater Arts at 10:00PM
Tuesday, April 19, 2022

MetroStage gets a new venue called Venue by Guest Author

Alexandria’s only professional theater will be built into a chic condominium complex in Old Town North.

SOURCE: DC Metro Theater Arts at 03:28PM
Monday, April 18, 2022

Celebrating Black femme vision in ‘Dreamgirls’ at Bowie State University by Guest Author

The musical at Maryland’s oldest HBCU to challenge how women and womxn occupy spaces.

SOURCE: DC Metro Theater Arts at 04:51PM
Thursday, April 14, 2022

At Traveling Players, teen actors find pandemic relief in ancient Greeks by Guest Author

By trusting their castmates and an ancient story, students took a leap of faith, channeled their grief, and began to heal.

SOURCE: DC Metro Theater Arts at 12:23PM

All that Chat

May 30, 2023: Grey House - Lyceum Theatre
Jun 26, 2023: Just For Us - Hudson Theatre
Jul 24, 2023: The Cottage - Hayes Theater
Nov 16, 2023: Spamalot - St. James Theatre
Dec 18, 2023: Appropriate - Hayes Theater
Mar 07, 2024: Doubt - Todd Haimes Theatre
Apr 14, 2024: Lempicka - Longacre Theatre
Apr 17, 2024: The Wiz - Marquis Theatre
Apr 18, 2024: Suffs - Music Box Theatre
Apr 25, 2024: Mother Play - Hayes Theater
Jun 10, 2024: The Drama Desk Awards