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Monday, November 20, 2017

Review: ‘Hamlet’ at American University Rude Mechanicals by Jack Purcell by Guest Author

There are some who argue that the works of William Shakespeare should never be altered, but instead be treated as sacred texts, performed just as the Bard intended and left untouched for as …

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Review: ‘Charlotte’s Web’ at Imagination Stage by Guest Author

reviewed by Sherrita Wilkins If you’re on the lookout for an engaging, kid-friendly activity this holiday season, look no further than the classic tale of Charlotte’s Web at Imagination …

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Sunday, November 19, 2017

Review: ‘The Book of Merman’ at DC Arts Center by Guest Author

Review by Jason Williams Playfully tagged as a less expensive alternative to The Book of Mormon, which it satirizes, The Book of Merman quickly moves beyond just being a parody of the aforem…

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Friday, November 17, 2017

Review: ‘The Fight’ at The Storm Theatre Company in New York by Guest Author

Reviewed by Steve Weinstein Stephen Sondheim had it nearly right in his lyrics to “I’m Still Here.” First, you’re a legend, then you’re camp, then you become an icon. As the Foundi…

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Thursday, November 9, 2017

News: Mount Vernon Community Children’s Theatre Stages its 100th Production ‘Grease: School Version’ by Guest Author

Thirty-seven years and more than 550 performances stand between Mount Vernon Community Children’s Theatre’s (MVCCT) first foray onto the stage with Winnie the Pooh in 1979 and their 100t…

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Tuesday, November 7, 2017

In Memoriam: Joel Markowitz by Guest Author

by Nicole Hertvik, Publisher and Editor of DCMTA The DC Metro Theater Arts family is devastated to announce the loss of our Founder and Editor Emeritus, Joel Markowitz. Joel passed away at …

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Monday, November 6, 2017

Cappies Review: ‘Medea’ at Bullis School by Guest Author

Review submitted by Hallie Strelsky of Hayfield Secondary School. Betrayal of a husband to a wife, the unbearable agony of a broken heart, child-sized bloody hand prints, and a few not so i…

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Thursday, October 26, 2017

Interview: Cole Sitilides Discusses Peace Mountain Theatre Company’s ‘Lost in Yonkers’ by Guest Author

Please give us your name, and a brief description of your theatrical background. My name is Cole Sitilides, and I will be playing Jay Kurnitz in the upcoming production of Lost in Yonkers. I…

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Friday, October 13, 2017

Interview: Cristen Stephansky Discusses Peace Mountain Theatre Company’s ‘Lost in Yonkers’ by Guest Author

Please tell us about yourself and your theater background. I’m Cristen Stephansky and I’m playing Gertrude, known as “Gert” for short, in Lost in Yonkers. I’v…

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Sunday, October 8, 2017

Review: Catholic University of America’s Chamber Orchestra Performs an Evening of Music by Rossini, Bizet and de Falla by Natalie Barsoum by Guest Author

By Natalie Barsoum The neoclassical room at the Former Spanish Ambassador’s Residence was the perfect backdrop for the sold-out concert of the Catholic University of America’s Chamber Or…

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Thursday, October 5, 2017

Robin Rothstein’s ‘Derek Jeter Makes the Play’ to Kick Off Best Medicine Rep’s 2017-2018 Reading Series This Sunday, October 8 at 3:00PM. by Guest Author

Best Medicine Rep, Gaithersburg, Maryland’s professional theater company, is proud to present the first of its lineup for the 2017-2018 Play Reading Series. Derek Jeter Makes the Play …

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Wednesday, October 4, 2017

Night Witches – A New Play About WWII Soviet Female Fighter Pilots To Workshop at Local Airports and the Hylton Performing Arts Center by Guest Author

Night Witches, a new play following the true story of the first all-female Soviet combat pilots of the 46th Guards Night Bomber Regiment, will be performed at The Hylton Performing Arts Cent…

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Tuesday, October 3, 2017

Interview: Leah Mazade Discusses Peace Mountain Theatre Company’s ‘Lost in Yonkers’ by Guest Author

Please give us your name, part you are playing in Neil Simon’s Lost in Yonkers, and a brief description of your theatrical background. My name is Leah Mazade, and I’m playing Grandm…

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Terrace Theater to Re-Open With Series of Events at The Kennedy Center by Guest Author

The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts will officially re-open the Terrace Theater on Friday, October 6, kicking off a month-long suite of performances that highlight the theater…

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Thursday, September 21, 2017

Event: ‘MUCHO KLUNCHO TALENT SHOW a Parade of Raw Ridiculousness’ Presented by The Klunch by Guest Author

Opera singers, jugglers, tango dancers, strippers, puppets, and way more gather for the Mucho KlunchoTalent Show! An epic assemblage of talent, the likes of which DC hasn’t seen in centuri…

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Monday, September 18, 2017

News: The 32nd Annual Mayor’s Arts Awards by Guest Author

On Thursday, September 14, 2017 at 7 pm, the 32nd Annual Mayor’s Arts Awards were held at the Historic Lincoln Theatre.   Malcolm Barnes from DMV202ARTS was there to cover this …

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Thursday, September 14, 2017

Theater Alliance Launches Word Becomes Action Festival by Guest Author

By Natalie Graves Tucker The theater that brought you the Helen Hayes Award–winning show Word Becomes Flesh last year is walking the talk and following up with the Word Becomes Action Fes…

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News: The Round World Presents ‘Tales from the Round World: The Log of the Salty Pearl’ by Guest Author

The Round World is excited to present Tales from the Round World:  The Log of the Salty Pearl, the second in their series of live radio plays with variety acts interspersed to raise money f…

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Wednesday, September 13, 2017

News: Two Years After Launching Mosaic, Ari Roth Reflects by Guest Author

This piece, “Two Years After Launching Mosaic, Ari Roth Reflects” by Marilyn Millstone was originally published on HowlRound, a knowledge commons by and for the theatre community…

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Thursday, September 7, 2017

DCMetroTheaterArts Announces New Editor-in-Chief, Joel Markowitz Named Editor Emeritus by Guest Author

As Founding Editor Continues to Endure Debilitating Effects of ALS, Revitalized Staff Regroups to Carry Forward His Vision Metro DC (September 7, 2017)—DCMetroTheaterArts (DCMTA)—the web…

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Thursday, August 31, 2017

Preview: Women Playwrights Set to Take Page-to-Stage by Storm by Guest Author

Want to see some really cool plays with women at the helm of the production? We’ve got great news for you! Women playwrights and women-led theater companies are ready to entertain you at t…

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Saturday, July 29, 2017

Avant Bard Announces 2017-2018 Season by Guest Author

The exhilarating musical The Gospel at Colonus returns, Lauren Gunderson’s fiery genius Emilie makes her DC debut, and Shakespeare’s fantastical The Tempest takes the stage by st…

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Tuesday, July 25, 2017

2017 Capital Fringe Announces 5 Best of Festival Awards and 16 Show Extensions by Guest Author

Out of nearly 90 shows in this year’s Capital Fringe Festival, 5 captured Audience Awards, as announced Monday, July 24. And a total of 16 shows got coveted extensions because they bec…

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Sunday, July 23, 2017

2017 Capital Fringe Review: ‘Slaughterhouse-Five’ by Guest Author

Imagine a bird emoji tweeting. No, it’s not another bizarre White House official message. The Hodgepodge Group has adapted Kurt Vonnegut’s Slaughterhouse-Five. It would be wise to be ha…

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Friday, July 21, 2017

2017 Capital Fringe Review: ‘Portraits of GRRRLs by Guest Author

The production of Portraits of Grrrls felt like I walked into a high school guidance counselor’s activity. This should not diminish the discussions, content, importance, and impact this …

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Tuesday, July 18, 2017

2017 Capital Fringe Review: ‘Trey Parker’s Cannibal! The Musical’ by Guest Author

A man wanders onstage, a mad look above his riotous beard.  Another man comes on, petrified with fear, not seeing the disturbing maniac. With lightning speed, the bearded man pounces and te…

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Monday, July 17, 2017

2017 Capital Fringe Review: ‘Lakeboat’ by Guest Author

Lakeboat was thought controversial when it debuted 40 years ago, but now it seems almost quaint, verging on classy. The very first script by David Mamet, it features many of the hallmarks o…

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2017 Capital Fringe Review: ‘P.I.C. : The Prison Industrial Complex’ by Guest Author

With P.I.C. : The Prison Industrial Complex, the Conciliation Project hits the cruelty of the American criminal justice system hard with just about everything they can throw at it: Scores o…

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2017 Capital Fringe Review: ‘Lancer & Lace’ by Guest Author

What would have happened if Lee Harvey Oswald’s assassination had failed – but the danger wasn’t over? Lancer and Lace pulls on this historical thread and weaves an interesting yet …

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Sunday, July 16, 2017

2017 Capital Fringe Review: ‘Numesthesia’ by Guest Author

“Torture numbers,” author Gregg Easterbrook once wrote, “and they’ll confess to anything.” David S. Kessler, a masterful storyteller aided by onstage musicians and projections in h…

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2017 Capital Fringe Review: ‘The Changeling Child’ by Guest Author

A marketing company might have taken The Coil Project’s The Changeling Child and instead titled it A Midsummer Night’s Dream – The Next Generation.  That title better conveys the s…

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