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Thursday, November 7, 2019

“All I had to do was listen”: Playwright Norman Yeung rethinks his ‘Theory’ by Guest Author

By Norman Yeung That Theory has gained urgency and relevance since I wrote the first draft in 2009 is uncanny and alarming. Over ten years of innumerable workshops, readings, and productions…

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Wednesday, November 6, 2019

‘Flyin’ West’ Soars to the Clarice UMD’s School of Theatre, Dance, & Performance Studies by Guest Author

By Kyle Starling The School of Theatre, Dance, & Performance Studies (TDPS) and The Clarice at the University of Maryland, College Park will be premiering their main stage production of …

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Friday, October 18, 2019

News: Acting Studio Conservatory Discovers 40-Year-Old Mural of an All-Black Last Supper by D.C. Artist Akili Ron Anderson by Guest Author

We just found an amazing discovery during the demolition of our newhome: a 40-year-old wall-length mural of an all-black Last Supper by D.C. artist Akili Ron Anderson.  D.C. residents might…

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Friday, September 27, 2019

Review: ‘A Midsummer Night’s Dream’ by Britches and Hose Theatre Company by Guest Author

By Brianna Lau See the greatest show with Britches and Hose Theatre Company’s production of A Midsummer Night’s Dream! Magic and mayhem run rampant in this William Shakespeare comedy, an…

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Wednesday, July 17, 2019

50th Annual Ruby Griffith Award Goes to 2nd Stage Productions by Guest Author

By Frankie Lewis The British Players’ ceremony for the 50th Anniversary of The Ruby Griffith Awards for Excellence in Community Theatre was held at the Bretton Woods Recreation Center in G…

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Sunday, July 14, 2019

2019 Capital Fringe Review ‘What Wasn’t’ by Guest Author

By Rebecca Kurtz Perhaps it is a matter of personal preference that at Fringe I am often more taken by the comedies than by the dramas. The intensely self-involved process of making and perf…

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Saturday, July 13, 2019

2019 Capital Fringe Review: ‘Six Months of Winter’ by Guest Author

By Helen Ganley Conjuring up images of day and night, one imagines the sun cascading into a pink and purple horizon while the moon excitedly and stoically takes its place in the sky. The pic…

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Friday, July 12, 2019

2019 Capital Fringe Review: ‘Passing’ by Guest Author

By Caroline Bock Passover, the holiday that marks the Exodus, that signals to Jews and the world that this night is different from all others because we are not slaves, but free, is the movi…

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Thursday, July 11, 2019

2019 Capital Fringe Review: ‘Our Town Plus Zombies’ by Guest Author

By Rebecca Kurtz What fun! The Adequate Players make a splash again at Fringe this summer with writer/director/actor John Geoffrion’s one-act parody of Thorton Wilder’s 1938 ode to the s…

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Wednesday, July 10, 2019

2019 Capital Fringe Review: ‘Amelia’ by Guest Author

By Rebecca Kurtz There is a lot to love about historical fiction, and writer/director Robert McNamara chose a good branch of history with the beautifully open-ended story of Amelia Earhart…

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2019 Capital Fringe Review: ‘Journey to Long Nose’ by Guest Author

By Helen Ganley Labeling the DNA sample bottle and depositing it gingerly into the mail slot feels almost like a rite of passage for many Americans. The masses of inhabitants that bask under…

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Saturday, June 29, 2019

Video: Talkback with Writer and co-creater of “Disaster!,” Seth Rudetsky by Guest Author

VIDEO: Talkback with writer and co-creater of “Disaster!,” Seth Rudetsky at Cockpit-in-Court in Baltimore. Video filmed and edited by Ron Israel.

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Friday, June 28, 2019

Review: ‘Macbeth’ by Britches and Hose Theatre Company by Guest Author

By Katie Crabb Something wicked this way comes in Britches and Hose Theatre Company’s gender-blind version of Macbeth, which breathes new life into one of Shakespeare’s most famous plays…

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Tuesday, June 25, 2019

Cappies Review: ‘Bring It On The Musical’ at Northwest High School by Guest Author

Review submitted by Anna Gillespie of South Lakes High School. “It’s all happening” at Northwest High School as they put up a show stopping production of “Bring It On!” Loosely ba…

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Sunday, June 23, 2019

Cappies Review: ‘Monty Python’s Spamalot’ at Thomas S. Wootton High School by Guest Author

Review submitted by Matthew Bue of Albert Einstein High School. Hear ye hear ye, Thomas S. Wooton high school’s production of “Spamalot” is a roaring good time and will have you laughi…

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Sunday, June 9, 2019

Cappies Review: Lionel Bart’s ‘Oliver!’ at Albert Einstein High School by Guest Author

Review submitted by Lila York  of Chantilly High School. Thievery. Hunger. Murder. These three simple words make up Oliver Twist’s life as soon as he pleads “please sir, I want some mor…

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Thursday, May 30, 2019

Interview: David Dimitri ‘L’homme Cirque, The One-Man Circus’ at Strathmore by Guest Author

By Marilyn Millstone When we think of a circus tightrope performer, most of us think of risk. Fear. Danger. But David Dimitri—whose one-man show L’homme Cirque helps celebrate the Music …

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Wednesday, May 22, 2019

Five Reasons to Kick Off Pride Month With Monumental’s ‘Flip Flop’ by Guest Author

Get ready kweens! For the fifth year in a row, Monumental Theatre Company will be presenting its annual Flip Flop cabaret. This is THE Pride month kickoff event you won’t want to miss. Let…

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Wednesday, May 15, 2019

Mud and Blood: Guest Posts from The Welders Document Process in Upcoming Shows by Guest Author

Over the next few months, DC Metro Theater Arts will invite guest writers from two Welders projects-in-process to share their creative process with our readers. The Welders, DC’s only dedi…

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Sunday, May 5, 2019

Review: ‘Treasure Island’ by We Happy Few Productions by Guest Author

By Andy Arnold Ahoy Washington landlubbers! Prepare to set sail on the Hispaniola with Jim Hawkins (Alex Turner), Long John Silver (Wyckham Avery) and crew to Treasure Island if you dare. Ro…

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Review: National Chamber Ensemble performs ‘The Contemporaries’ by Guest Author

By Ross Heath Arlington’s Gunston Arts Center was the place to be on Saturday night. Always a joy to hear the National Chamber Ensemble which delivered joy with its season finale concert o…

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Friday, May 3, 2019

Opera Review: ‘Falstaff’ at The Dallas Opera by Guest Author

Review by Winnie Dreisonstok Would you enjoy seeing a play by one of the world’s greatest playwrights and an opera by one of the world’s greatest composers in one happy, entertaining eve…

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Monday, April 22, 2019

Preview: Bethesda Little Theatre Switch-Hitters Knock It Out of the Park by Guest Author

By Christina Ling Or should that be hit-switchers? Either way, the talented cast of the Bethesda Little Theatre (BLT) is sure to delight as they cross the musical gender divide with their up…

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Sunday, April 21, 2019

#MeToo: BSU Student Artists Take Immersive Approach to the Movement by Guest Author

In response to the growing momentum behind the #MeToo Movement, Bowie State University Theatre has dedicated their season to the creation of a new, devised performance entitled #MeToo. Throu…

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Interview: Violinist Yevgeny Kutik at the Kennedy Center by Guest Author

Many artists cite their family as one of their main sources of inspiration, but violinist Yevgeny Kutik can make a stronger claim than most. Even some of the repertoire he performs stems dir…

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Friday, April 19, 2019

Cappies Review: ‘Damn Yankees’ at Our Lady of Good Counsel High School by Guest Author

Review submitted by Zoe Benton of Tuscarora High School. Would you sell your soul to the devil to help your favorite baseball team win? Joe Boyd would, becoming the new, younger Joe Hardy as…

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Cappies Review: ‘Mamma Mia!’ at Connelly School of the Holy Child by Guest Author

Review submitted by Eamon Raftery-Sweeney of South Lakes High School. A Greek wedding. Three dads. Swedish pop group ABBA. If you mix all three of these and sprinkle in a bit of charm, you g…

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Monday, April 15, 2019

Podcast: Irish Dance on Razzle Dazzle Radio by Guest Author

Professional Irish Dance Teacher Maureen Berry joins us today to talk about her history with the craft as well as some exciting upcoming projects!! 

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Cappies Review: ‘The Sound of Music’ at St. Andrew’s Episcopal School by Guest Author

Review submitted by Chris Polio of Northwest High School. Music can bring family together, and can represent the connection between people. St. Andrew’s Episcopal school reimagined the sto…

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Sunday, April 7, 2019

Cappies Review: ‘It’s A Wonderful Life’ at Poolesville High School by Guest Author

Review submitted by Sarah Bourgeois of Westfield High School. A brightly glowing spirit ascends from the heavens at the prayers of an entire town for one man. He’s alone, clinging to the r…

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Sunday, March 24, 2019

Review: ‘The Viennese Classics’ by the National Chamber Ensemble by Guest Author

By Ross Heath Of the National Chamber Ensemble’s roster of exceptional musicians, three artists, Leonid Sushansky (violin and artistic director), Sean Neidlinger (cello), and Carlos Cesar …

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