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DCMetroTheaterArts’ Best of 2014: Special Awards

The staff of DCMetroTheaterArts is honored to announce that their 2014 Special Awards have been awarded to: Since it opened in July 2013, The Anacostia Playhouse has become home for several of our most creative smaller theatre companies in the DC Metro area, including Theater Alliance and Scena Theatre. Thanks to Julia Robey Christian and Adele Robey for […]

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Ari Roth is No Longer the Artistic Director at Theater J-Updated with 2nd Peter Marks Article and Cast Video Reading A Statement from Tony Kushner

Ari Roth is no longer the Artistic Director of Theater J, as reported by Peter Marks in The Washington Post. Read it here. Peter Marks has posted another article. Read it here. Here are other articles reacting to Ari Roth’s dismissal: The NY Times.  The Washingtonian. The Jewish Daily Forward. Modoweiss.com Mosaic Theater of DC on facebook. Watch this […]

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‘Pippin’ at The National Theatre

Winner of four 2013 Tony Awards, including Best Musical Revival, Pippin captivatingly combines the jaw-dropping effects and breathtaking acrobatics of Les doigts de la main (7 Fingers) with the soaring songs of Stephen Schwartz and sizzling Bob Fosse-like choreography of Chet Walker, in its DC debut at the National Theatre. With music and lyrics by […]

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‘Pippin’ is Playing at The National Theatre: A Chat with John Rubinstein on Coming into the Broadway Production, Playing Charles, and Playing Pippin in the Original Broadway Production

[Editor’s Note: Press Night for The National Tour of Pippin is tonight at The National Theatre in DC, and John Rubenstein is here to play King Charlemagne direct from The Tony Award-winning Broadway production. Teresa McCormick Ertel interviewed John right after he began performances on Broadway (June 19, 2014 – August 24, 2014).. Here’s her interview: Actor, director, teacher, […]

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Parlor Room Theater Presents ‘A Christmas Carol, 1933′: A Live Radio Play This Friday Through Sunday 12/19-21 by Frank DiSalvo

PARLOR ROOM THEATER PRESENTS A CHRISTMAS CAROL, 1933 New adaptation by local playwright envisions the classic Dickens novel as a live radio play Parlor Room Theater presents A Christmas Carol, 1933 by Frank Robinson, Jr., a new adaptation framing the classic story of Ebenezer Scrooge as a live radio broadcast on Christmas Eve, 1933. A blizzard […]

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Top Scene Stealers of the Week Ending 12/12/14-Part 1

Her are our new list of Scene Stealers honorees for the week ending 12/12/14. Congrats to all our honorees! ______ Noah Bird as George Bailey Shares A First Kiss with Rachel Bailey as Mary Hatch in It’s A Wonderful Life at Arts Collective @ HCC “Noah Bird shares good chemistry with his love interest, Mary [Rachel Bailey], […]

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Peabo Bryson’s ‘The Colors of Christmas: Bryson, Studdard, Holliday, Dayne’ at Strathmore

Holiday concerts just don’t get any better than Colors of Christmas. In a resplendent performance of Christmas classics and R&B favorites, the Strathmore Music Center’s starry-night Colors of Christmas was the perfect way to get into the holiday mood. The power-packed voices of Grammy Award-winning singing star Peabo Bryson and guest vocalists Taylor Dane, Jennifer […]

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‘The Little Prince’ at Washington National Opera

If you saw a drawing of a lumpy hat, would you assume it was just that? As an adult, you might. In the Kennedy Center’s Washington National Opera: Holiday Family Opera production of The Little Prince, you will learn that the hat is not really a hat at all, but a python that swallowed an […]

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