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Tuesday, June 18, 2024

Theatre News: The 24th Annual Cappies (NCA) Gala at The Kennedy Center by Guest Author

On Monday, June 10, 2024, students, parents, teachers, and friends gathered at the Kennedy Center to recognize and celebrate high school theatre and journalism in the DC Metro area (which in…

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Saturday, September 30, 2023

Fun and chuckles fill Puppet Co.’s ‘Witch Wartsmith’s Halloween Spooktacular’ by Guest Author

The third-annual entertainment is creatively and technically excellent. By ERIC COLCHAMIRO

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Thursday, August 31, 2023

Bring back Page-to-Stage! by Guest Author

An appeal to Kennedy Center to resurrect the annual new play festival, from a playwright whose work got a boost at this vital event. By PATRICK FLYNN

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Monday, July 24, 2023

‘Freaky Friday’ enchants and delights at Little Theatre of Alexandria by Guest Author

The charming Disney musical about a mom-and-daughter life swap captures the heart of audiences.

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Tuesday, July 18, 2023

Concert Review: Joe Hisaishi Symphonic Concert – Music from the Studio Ghibli Films of Hayao Miyazaki with the NSO at Wolf Trap by Guest Author

“Music from the Studio Ghibli Films” featured animations from the works of the legendary Hayao Miyazaki and his Studio Ghibli, with their accompanying soundtracks conducted by the compos…

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Monday, July 17, 2023

2023 Capital Fringe Review: ‘SPADURA’ by Dahéli Hall (4 1⁄2 stars) by Guest Author

A tour-de-force of turning tragedy into comedy.

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Rooftop Productions’ ‘Arsenic and Old Lace’ has a stellar cast in a classic farce by Guest Author

The combination of dark comedy and suspense captivates from start to finish.

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Sunday, July 16, 2023

Entertaining ‘Revolutionists’ at Arts Barn entertains multiple feminisms by Guest Author

Arts on the Green and Silver Spring Stage present Lauren Gunderson's imagined confab among four opinionated historical women.

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Saturday, July 15, 2023

Remarkable theater-and-orchestra synergy in ‘Oliver!’ by Guest Author

Prince William Little Theatre and the Manassas Symphony Orchestra deliver a captivating performance showcasing the talents in their community.

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2023 Capital Fringe Review: ‘Brunch with the Boys’ by Sean Pflueger (4 stars) by Guest Author

A lighthearted evening of operatic arias featuring five friends living different versions of the gay American love experience

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Friday, July 14, 2023

2023 Capital Fringe Review: ‘My Name Is Norma’ by Erin Joy Schmidt (4 1⁄2 stars) by Guest Author

Brilliant one-woman show peels back layers of the complicated life of the plaintiff known as Jane Roe in the Roe v. Wade legal decision.

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2023 Capital Fringe Review: ‘Who Did It? An Improvised Murder Mystery’ by Erick Acuña Productions (5 stars) by Guest Author

Capital Fringe award-winning international comedian Erick Acuña teams up with some of DC's funniest improvisers for a rollicking whodunit that leaves audiences laughing out loud.

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Wednesday, July 12, 2023

2023 Capital Fringe Preview: ‘This Is What You Look Like’ by Guest Author

No one and nothing will be left unmocked in this show.

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Tuesday, July 11, 2023

2023 Capital Fringe Preview: ‘Onion Skin’ by Guest Author

'I’m not alone in my battle with skin cancer; I have much to say about my experience.'

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Friday, July 7, 2023

2023 Capital Fringe Preview: ‘Shut Up Martha’ by Guest Author

A loud-mouthed political wife blows the whistle on the Watergate burglary, bringing down a president and (nearly) all his men.

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Thursday, July 6, 2023

2023 Capital Fringe Preview: Gilda: A Tribute to the Beloved Comedienne Gilda Radner by Guest Author

An homage to her hilarious characters and the story of a brave woman who used humor and laughter to get through the struggles of a life cut short.

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2023 Capital Fringe Preview: ‘My Name Is Norma’ by Guest Author

A solo show that explores the life of the controversial plaintiff in Roe vs. Wade.

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Wednesday, July 5, 2023

2023 Capital Fringe Preview: ‘Mutu Sakata: My DC Story’ by Guest Author

A fictional play based on the semi-real, fully imagined life of a Black Mississippi woman living in Washington, DC.

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Friday, June 23, 2023

2023 Capital Fringe Preview: ‘The Holy O’ by Guest Author

An interactive solo show aiming to please audiences as it takes an honest, vulnerable look at women, sex, and spirituality. 

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Thursday, June 22, 2023

2023 Capital Fringe Preview: ‘Tender’ by David John Preece by Guest Author

Three literary legends — Ernest Hemingway, F. Scott Fitzgerald, and Zelda Fitzgerald — converge on an evening of emotional upheaval.

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Wednesday, June 21, 2023

2023 Capital Fringe Preview: ‘Brunch with the Boys,’ a comic opera by Guest Author

'Fast, loud, and funny has been our mantra for the show. We wanted a comic piece that features the grit of contemporary gay culture.'

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Wednesday, June 14, 2023

‘Love and Vinyl’ to mix it up at KA-CHUNK!! Records in Annapolis by Guest Author

A music buff previews Bob Bartlett's new rom-com about browsing for records and romance, performed in a local neighborhood record store.

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Tuesday, June 6, 2023

Hilarious ‘Nacirema Society’ delights audiences at Little Theatre of Alexandria by Guest Author

Pearl Cleage's entertaining and insightful play was inspired by early-20th-century African American social clubs.

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Monday, June 5, 2023

‘The Bluest Eye’ at Theater Alliance honors a giant, Toni Morrison by Guest Author

This stage adaptation reinforces the timelessness of her profound storytelling.

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Wednesday, May 31, 2023

An insider preview of ‘Putnam County Spelling Bee’ at Good Shepherd Players by Guest Author

Artistic advisor Christine Maxted gives a glimpse into the upcoming production.

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Friday, May 26, 2023

Scottish Ballet transforms ‘The Crucible’ into dance magic at Kennedy Center by Guest Author

A powerful story based on Arthur Miller's play at a time when new shadows loom and fear of the unknown and outsiders is on the rise.

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Friday, May 19, 2023

Our ‘Naked Mole Rat’ is in the running for three Helen Hayes awards! by Guest Author

Meet the proud director and composer of this triple-nominated theater for young audiences, Kathryn Chase Bryer and Deborah Wicks La Puma.

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Tuesday, May 16, 2023

Scena Theatre’s ‘Three by Yeats’ reclaims Irish national mythology by Guest Author

A stylized staging of poetic playlets written by William Butler Yeats as Ireland fought for independence.

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Saturday, May 6, 2023

Stunning performances in star-studded ‘Passing Strange’ at Signature by Guest Author

A rock ’n’ roll homage to African American music and a show loaded with satire and humor.

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Thursday, May 4, 2023

Stellar acting saves the day in ‘Clybourne Park’ at City of Fairfax Theatre Company by Guest Author

Despite the white playwright's paper-thin portrayal of Black characters, the cast's performances are brilliant.

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Saturday, April 29, 2023

Theatre Lab’s musical ‘As You Like It’ celebrates power of love by Guest Author

This troupe of students performed like the seasoned professionals they aspire to become.

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