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Thursday, December 8, 2022

Smart and funny ‘Women Playing Hamlet’ plays at Workhouse Arts Center by Kendall Mostafavi

An insightful original work focused on a young woman's journey to take on a 400-year-old male character.

SOURCE: at 05:05PM
Tuesday, December 6, 2022

Impressive talent visits Irving Berlin’s ‘Holiday Inn’ at Fauquier Community Theatre by Kendall Mostafavi

The production pays tribute to a Christmas classic packed with familiar '40s tunes.

SOURCE: at 05:00PM
Tuesday, November 29, 2022

‘Tootsie’ is a stunner on tour at Capital One Hall by Kendall Mostafavi

You will laugh until your side hurts and walk out with a smile on your face.

SOURCE: at 08:17AM
Saturday, November 19, 2022

‘Chicago’ at the National is as splendiferous as ever by Kendall Mostafavi

Kander and Ebb’s Chicago is one of those timeless shows that falls under the category of: “If it ain’t broke, don’t fix it.”  Originally directed and choreographed by Bob Fosse, C…

SOURCE: at 07:56AM
Wednesday, October 19, 2022

Synetic Theater ‘Dracula’ is an esthetic delight and visually delicious by Kendall Mostafavi

The entire show flows as one long epic ballet, beautifully crafted and elegantly executed.

SOURCE: at 06:36AM
Friday, October 14, 2022

‘Ichabod: The Legend of Sleepy Hollow,’ a new musical of love and lore, premieres at Creative Cauldron by Kendall Mostafavi

A wonderful production full of tradition but colored with a true heart that a modern audience can connect to.

SOURCE: at 12:57PM
Wednesday, October 12, 2022
Thursday, September 22, 2022

‘Newsies’ impresses with fantastic performances at Arlington Players by Kendall Mostafavi

The music fills the heart to bursting, and the dancers are inspiring.

SOURCE: at 05:35AM
Tuesday, September 13, 2022

A picturesque and eerie ‘Macbeth’ from City of Fairfax Theatre Company by Kendall Mostafavi

The creative design and technical aspects really make this show. The soundtrack is downright haunting. The lighting and scenery are spot-on spooky.

SOURCE: at 09:13AM
Thursday, September 1, 2022

Love, hope, and talent delight in ‘Little Women’ at NextStop Theatre by Kendall Mostafavi

Performed with an abundance of heart and passion, the musical is a not-to-be-missed experience.

SOURCE: at 08:26PM
Thursday, August 11, 2022

Immersive ‘Rent’ at ArtsCentric sings with a full heart and soul by Kendall Mostafavi

A talented cast brings Jonathan Larson’s prize-winning musical to relatable life.

SOURCE: at 11:56AM
Sunday, August 7, 2022

‘Hamilton’ is back at Kennedy Center as invigorating as ever by Kendall Mostafavi

Watching performers masterfully step into these characters and tell their story is breathtaking.

SOURCE: at 09:21AM
Wednesday, July 20, 2022

2022 Capital Fringe Review: ‘All the Feels: An uplifting cabaret’ by Pinky Swear Productions by Kendall Mostafavi

A show true to its name: a group of friends have a karaoke party and sing about the highs and lows of pandemic life and the state of the world.

SOURCE: at 06:34PM

2022 Capital Fringe Review: ‘Green Machine’ by Jim McNeill by Kendall Mostafavi

A well-paced dramatic comedy about a pop-up pot shop in Mt. Pleasant.

SOURCE: at 08:12AM
Sunday, July 17, 2022

Monumental’s fantastic ‘tick, tick… BOOM!’ is a joy by Kendall Mostafavi

The entire vibe of the production is a warm blend of humor, hope, fear, and love.

SOURCE: at 10:36AM
Tuesday, July 5, 2022

Rorschach Theatre’s mind-blowing ‘Chemical Exile’ goes live July 7 by Kendall Mostafavi

The new performance style offers a wonderful conglomeration of storytelling, imagination, originality, and adventure.

SOURCE: at 07:58AM
Friday, May 13, 2022

ARTfactory’s fun, fast-paced ‘The Odd Couple’ was a comedic win by Kendall Mostafavi

The good chemistry between Felix and Oscar had the audience laughing at them, with them, and for them.

SOURCE: DC Metro Theater Arts at 08:55AM
Tuesday, May 3, 2022

‘Bright Star’ is a resounding success at Reston Community Players by Kendall Mostafavi

Playing through May 8, the award-winning musical has a fantastic cast and live orchestra and songs that pull the heartstrings.

SOURCE: DC Metro Theater Arts at 11:26AM
Tuesday, April 26, 2022

A solid ‘Death of a Salesman’ from Vienna Theatre Company by Kendall Mostafavi

The cast is strong and Arthur Miller's classic endures.

SOURCE: DC Metro Theater Arts at 11:56AM
Friday, March 4, 2022

Imagination Stage has a fun hit in funky and fresh ‘P. Nokio’ by Kendall Mostafavi

For kids 5 to 11 and their parents, a wonderfully engaging upgrade to the Pinocchio story with sick beats, fresh rhymes, and a technologic reboot.

SOURCE: DC Metro Theater Arts at 05:53AM
Sunday, January 16, 2022

Rorschach’s ‘Chemical Exile’ is already a grabber just two chapters in by Kendall Mostafavi

The theater's new season-long immersive experience excites the mind and ignites curiosity.

SOURCE: DC Metro Theater Arts at 06:22AM
Thursday, January 13, 2022

Madcap musical ‘The Mystery of Edwin Drood’ is giddy entertainment by Kendall Mostafavi

The show at Workhouse Arts Center is pure silliness and pleasure from beginning to end.

SOURCE: DC Metro Theater Arts at 06:24AM
Sunday, January 9, 2022

Get a date for ‘The Prom,’ a hilarious and touching musical at KenCen by Kendall Mostafavi

The show's dynamite performances and music will have you dancing in your seat. Plus there's a lovely message of LGBTQ acceptance.

SOURCE: DC Metro Theater Arts at 04:12PM
Thursday, December 23, 2021

Director Cara Gabriel on the magic and joy of ‘Winterfest’ at Adventure Theatre by Kendall Mostafavi

'Our kids have been on screens 24/7 the past two years. I wanted to involve them live and in person whenever we could.'

SOURCE: DC Metro Theater Arts at 07:03PM
Wednesday, December 22, 2021

‘Corduroy’ at Imagination Stage is laugh-out-loud adorable by Kendall Mostafavi

A lighthearted, fun adventure for families with young children.

SOURCE: DC Metro Theater Arts at 06:08AM
Thursday, December 16, 2021

Two fantastic detective tales unfold as audio plays from We Happy Few by Kendall Mostafavi

Sherlock Holmes and Loveday Brooks in a new genre of interactive theater: a mystery experience mailed right to your door.

SOURCE: DC Metro Theater Arts at 11:00AM

Poignant musical ‘The Christmas Angel’ premieres at Creative Cauldron by Kendall Mostafavi

From Matt Conner and Stephen Gregory Smith, a beautiful family experience with a powerful message of love, acceptance, and forgiveness.

SOURCE: DC Metro Theater Arts at 05:37AM
Sunday, November 28, 2021

A quirky first date goes taboo in new episode from The Playwright Zone by Kendall Mostafavi

The digital project was created by playwright John Becker to generate work opportunities and compensation for local artists.

SOURCE: DC Metro Theater Arts at 05:46AM
Friday, November 26, 2021

A funtastic ‘How the Grinch Stole Christmas!’ is in town at the National by Kendall Mostafavi

The wonderful visual experience mimics the original so well it’s like being immersed in the cartoon.

SOURCE: DC Metro Theater Arts at 05:00PM
Tuesday, November 23, 2021

Kennedy Center’s ‘Accoustic Rooster / Indigo Blume’ is a joyous smash hit by Kendall Mostafavi

American writer Kwame Alexander has won numerous awards with his poetry and children’s fiction. And now, the New York Times best-selling author has combined two of his books to bring the c…

SOURCE: DC Metro Theater Arts at 10:39AM
Wednesday, November 17, 2021

Susan Derry’s new holiday album inspired by Creative Cauldron cabaret by Kendall Mostafavi

Atypical tunes with lyrics to bring comfort, light, and hope at a dark time.

SOURCE: DC Metro Theater Arts at 01:54PM

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