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DCMTA Scene Stealers-Week Ending 10/12/14

Here are our new DCMetroTheaterArts Scene Stealers. Congrats to all our honorees. ______ The Cast of University of Maryland’s The Me Nobody Knows ‘Singing “Numbers,” “Take Hold the Crutch,” and “If I Had a Million Dollars” at The Clarice. “There are some twenty tunes in The Me Nobody Knows to showcase the talent of this wonderful cast…The entire […]

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‘Ain’t Misbehavin” at The Vagabond Players

The joint was jumpin’ yesterday as The Vagabond Players wisely chose The Murray Horwitz and Richard Maltby Jr. Tony Award-winning musical Ain’t Misbehavin’ filled to open their 99th Anniversary Season with songs by the ingeneous Fats Waller. Before I hurl some laurels on the cast and musicians I need to let you know that for yesterday’s matinee, which I […]

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‘Danny Boy’ at Unexpected Stage Company

It’s not often that theatergoers have the rug of common assumptions pulled out from under them and enjoy both the trip and—as the dust and a few loose threads settle to the ground beside them—the landing. But that’s likely to happen at Unexpected Stage Company in Silver Spring, where Marc Goldsmith’s 2006 New York International […]

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‘The Three Billy Goats Gruff’ at The Puppet Co.

The Puppet Co. presents The Three Billy Goats Gruff, a classic children’s tale brought to life with impressive marionettes, written by Len, Pat and Christopher Piper and directed by Allan Stevens. Performer Christopher Piper is interactive with the kids from the second he steps onstage. Asking for a louder “good morning” from the children, he […]

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‘The Rocky Horror Show’ at Unquiet Theatre Company

Unquiet Theatre Company presents the cult classic musical The Rocky Horror Show! with Book, Music, and Lyrics by Richard O’Brien. Katy Chmura directs this campy production, with Music Direction by Matthew Scarborough. When newly-engaged Brad (Josh Bartosch) and Janet (Cambria Ungaro) find themselves stranded from a flat tire in a rainstorm, they seek refuge at […]

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‘Sex with Strangers’ at Signature Theatre

Let’s get this out of the way. Sex with Strangers by Laura Eason (at Signature Theatre) is a slam-dunk champ. It is an easy crowd-pleaser on its polished comic surface, but, oh what a delicious depth it has! While it’s Buzzfeed worthy title may get many into the door, Sex with Strangers is a really […]

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‘The Rocky Horror Show’ at Spotlighters

The Rocky Horror Show first premiered in June of 1973 at a 63-seat theater in London. Since then, the show has been staged all over the globe in ever larger theaters. Perhaps the most famous version of The Rocky Horror Show is its film adaptation, The Rocky Horror Picture Show. Those who have seen the The […]

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‘Grounded’ at Everyman Theatre

Everyman Theatre soars high with the Baltimore debut of Grounded, gluing audience members to their seats with an absorbing, emotionally-brimming, one-woman drama by multiple award-winning American playwright, George Brant, who explodes our assumptions about modern warfare, and unapologetically tells a story of our times through a hot-rod F16 fighter pilot. Winner of the Scotsman Fringe […]

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