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Tuesday, October 23, 2018

Happy Theater and sorrows&songs Present ‘AntiCone’ by Guest Author

Happy Theater, a theatrical group using object puppetry and physical theatre to heal, unite and inspire, and sorrows&songs, peddling poetry and wonder by way of the stage, will bring the…

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2019 Capital Fringe Applications Now Open! by Guest Author

Applications are now open for the 2019 Capital Fringe Festival! See below for application details. OPTION 1: FRINGE RUN VENUE Participation in the Fringe Festival is an opportunity for you…

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Wednesday, October 17, 2018

Review: ‘Rooms: A Rock Romance’ at MetroStage by Guest Author

By Danny Romeo MetroStage is getting the band back together. Rooms: A Rock Romance celebrates the ten-year anniversary of its premiere this year, in the very theatre where the production had…

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Tuesday, October 16, 2018

Local Lutenist Ronn McFarlane Brings Medieval Instrument to Modern Audiences by Guest Author

When asked to picture a lute, the average 21st-century music fan might envision an illustration from a medieval illuminated manuscript, depicting someone in tights, maybe some sort of tunic …

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Sunday, October 14, 2018

Review: ‘A Shayna Maidel’ by Peace Mountain Theatre Company by Guest Author

By Julie Janson Peace Mountain Theatre Company’s production of Barbara Lebow’s A Shayna Maidel is a piercing, unabashed look at life before and after the Holocaust through the eyes of tw…

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Friday, October 12, 2018

Review: ‘Hedda Gabbler’ at Britches and Hose Theatre Company by Guest Author

By Jen Lofquist Henrik Ibsen’s Hedda Gabler is almost a master class in restrained theatre. His words, like the Nordic landscape, are stark and carved. Ibsen will tolerate no over-acti…

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Tuesday, October 9, 2018

William L. Hopkins And The Estate Of Richard B. Anderson Announce The 2018 Anderson-Hopkins Award For Excellence In Theatre by Guest Author

Washington, DC: The Anderson-Hopkins Award for Excellence in the Theater Arts presented six awards Monday night at Signature Theatre, October 8. The award was presented to actors Will Garts…

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Monday, October 8, 2018

Review: ‘Ghostchasers’ by Encore Stage by Guest Author

By Andy Arnold You know you’ll have a bad day at work when the guests at the Hangtown Asylum for Extremely Tense People lock up the staff and take over the business. As it happens, the asy…

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Monday, October 1, 2018

Senator Chris Van Hollen To Cut The Ribbon at ATMTC’s Ceremonial Grand Reopening October 15th by Guest Author

Adventure Theatre MTC (ATMTC) announces its grand reopening on October 15th in Glen Echo Park after seven months of renovations due to an electrical fire. Executives from Adventure Theatre…

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Wednesday, September 19, 2018

Knights of Columbus Host Mystery Play by Shoestring Theatre Company in Fairfax, VA by Guest Author

An Alfred Hitchcock-style mystery play unfolds at the Knights of Columbus performance on Friday, October 5, 2018, at 7 p.m. in the St. Leo the Great School Gym. The play is the second origin…

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Friday, September 14, 2018

Review: ‘Putin On Ice (that isn’t the real title of this show)’ by Single Carrot Theatre and The Acme Corporation by Guest Author

By Brandon Block We’re in a long, dark, monastic chamber. A white marble bust of Putin sits against dark red drop-banners that are just barely not swastikas, instead featuring a black outl…

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Monday, September 10, 2018

Review: ‘Luther’ at Arena Players by Guest Author

By Cybele Pomeroy “My name is Luther and I’m going to sing every song I know. Come on, y’all, let’s have a party.” — Tamba Giles as Luther Vandross in Luther. It’s a small,…

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Thursday, September 6, 2018

They Are Bach! Washington Bach Consort Announces Their New Artistic Director and Kicks Off 41st Season by Guest Author

After a dramatic auditioning process that lasted the entirety of their 40th season, Washington Bach Consort has selected their new Artistic Director. The premiere Baroque chorus and orchestr…

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Sunday, September 2, 2018

The Top Eleven Ticket Deals During Theater Week by Guest Author

The final days of summer are here. And you know what that means? It’s time to score some awesome deals during Theatre Week. For the third year, we’re bringing you exclusive prices to som…

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Thursday, August 30, 2018

Page to Stage Festival 2018: A Complete Listing of Shows by Guest Author

The Kennedy Center’s 17th annual Page to Stage Festival offers theatergoers the chance to view and give feedback on works of theater. The free performances feature work by over 60 loca…

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Wednesday, August 29, 2018

DC-Area Premiere of Athol Fugard’s ‘The Painted Rocks at Revolver Creek’ Opens This Weekend at MetroStage by Guest Author

The Washington, DC-area premiere of Athol Fugard’s most recent play The Painted Rocks at Revolver Creek opens this weekend at MetroStage and will run through September 30. First preview on…

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Theater Alliance launches Season 16 with the Word Becomes Action Festival by Guest Author

Theater Alliance launches Season 16 with the Word Becomes Action Festival: Flipping the Script. Building on the success of last year’s inaugural festival, this second annual festival e…

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Sunday, August 26, 2018

Playwright Neil Simon Dies at 91 by Guest Author

Neil Simon, the Pulitzer Prize-winning American playwright, died last night at New York-Presbyterian Hospital in New York City. The cause was complications from pneumonia. He was 91 years ol…

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Wednesday, August 22, 2018

Women in Theatre Conference Coming to Howard Community College August 25 by Guest Author

Rep Stage is pleased to announce that the third annual conference dedicated to women working in the theatre will be held in the Horowitz Visual and Performing Arts Center at Howard Community…

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Tuesday, August 14, 2018

Theatre Week Celebrates the 2018-2019 Season by Guest Author

WASHINGTON, DC – August 14 – theatreWashington today announced plans for Theatre Week 2018, a three-week celebration that will offer $15 and $35 tickets to over 20 productions, a free…

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Wednesday, August 8, 2018

How ‘Hamilton’ Is Remaking American History by Guest Author

By Renee C. Romano and Claire Bond Potter America has gone Hamilton crazy. Lin-Manuel Miranda’s musical about Alexander Hamilton, “the forgotten founding father,” has become a turning…

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Wednesday, August 1, 2018

5 Questions with Joshua Conyers, Summer 2018 Filene Artist at Wolf Trap Opera by Guest Author

Baritone Joshua Conyers is becoming a mainstay in the Washington area. Conyers is a Summer 2018 Filene Artist at Wolf Trap Opera, where he has sung Count Capulet in Charles Gounod’s Roméo…

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Tuesday, July 31, 2018

Avant Bard Announces 2018-2019 Season by Guest Author

For its 29th season of making theatre on the edge, Avant Bard proudly announces three mainstage productions featuring classic comedies by Shakespeare and Molière newly adapted for now, plus…

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Monday, July 30, 2018

Review: ‘King John’ at Baltimore Shakespeare Factory by Guest Author

By Bill Kamberger King John of England was not a popular ruler, and Shakespeare’s play about him is not, to put it mildly, among his most popular works; indeed, it hasn’t been performed …

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Friday, July 27, 2018

In Memoriam: George Grant by Guest Author

From The Theatre Lab School of the Dramatic Arts: The Theatre Lab has lost a wonderful friend and an integral member of our family. We mourn the passing of George Grant, who over the past te…

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Review: ‘Barnum’ at Prince William Little Theatre by Guest Author

By Leandra Lynn Step right up! Feast your eyes on PWLT’s current production, Barnum! The fun started even before I walked into the Hylton Performing Arts Center, with clowns waving at me f…

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Tuesday, July 24, 2018

Review: ‘Come Back to the Five and Dime, Jimmy Dean, Jimmy Dean’ at Cockpit in Court by Guest Author

By Bill Kamberger On September 30, 1975, twenty years to the day after the car crash that took the life of movie legend James Dean, six of his female fans gather at a convenience store in a …

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Monday, July 23, 2018

2018 Capital Fringe Review: ‘Chlamydia dell’Arte: MORE Sex-Ed Burlesque’ by Guest Author

by Jill Kyle-Keith Two unconventional beauties take us on a wild ride through sex, politics, and the politics of sex. As the title implies, Chlamydia dell’Arte is a sort-of burlesque, with…

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2018 Capital Fringe Review: ‘Mesa, Arizona or Something Like It’ by Guest Author

By Becca Kurtz Raina Greifer’s new play, Mesa, Arizona, or Something Like It, produced by Purple Crayon Productions, is a tale of abandonment, friendship, and the teenage mind. It’s fitt…

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Sunday, July 22, 2018

2018 Capital Fringe Review: ‘Riot Brrrain’ by Guest Author

By Hannah Sternberg Riot Brrrain is a punk-fueled, nonlinear tour through the life of Teddy as they revisit their past relationships after being diagnosed with neurosyphilis. Teddy is bisexu…

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2018 Capital Fringe Review: ‘Hold The Tomato’ by Guest Author

By Shawn Reilly Simmons Hold The Tomato is a comedy variety show featuring sketches, songs, and improv, written by Nancy Safavi and David Stauffer, and composed by Wesley Fox. We’re introd…

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