Author Archive | Douglas Lloyd

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‘Women on the Verge of a Nervous Breakdown – A New Musical’ at American University

Talent on the Verge American University’s Department of Performing Arts is currently presenting the Washington DC premier of the Broadway musical Women on the Verge of a Nervous Breakdown. Although this new musical had a relatively short life on Broadway with a star-studded cast (including Patti LuPone and Brian Stokes Mitchell) to boot, it offers […]

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‘Revenge of the Understudies’ at Signature Theatre’s ‘Sizzlin’ Summer Cabaret’

The second  cabaret offering of the evening on Sunday, July 26, 2014 (See the review of the first cabaret: Good Times: A TV Theme Song Cabaret: Maria Egler and Stephen Gregory Smith) at Signature Theatrewas a Signature summer cabaret tradition, Revenge of the Understudies. The Show featured 16 talented singers, all of whom understudied one or more of Signature shows […]

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‘Good Times: A TV Theme Song Cabaret’ at Signature Theatre’s ‘Sizzlin’ Summer Nights’

Signature Theatre finished their smashing Sizzlin’ Summer Nights cabaret series on Saturday with two terrific cabarets. The first of these was a glorious salute to television theme songs, helmed by signature favorites, Maria Egler and Stephen Gregory Smith, and Music Director William Yanesh. Featuring around 70 TV theme songs, the show was a nostalgic romp […]

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‘Natascia Diaz’ Presented by Strathmore by Douglas Lloyd

Natascia Diaz, a Washington area favorite and two-time Helen Hayes Award-winning actress/singer, made her Strathmore debut last night in winning style, as part of the Strathmore’s Music in the Mansion series. Performing two back-to-back concerts, Natascia charmed her audiences with a thoughtful cabaret filled with songs that have meant something special to her over the […]

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‘Elf the Musical’ at The Kennedy Center by Douglas Lloyd

Elf the Musical: Go Hear its Christmas Songs Washington DC must have been on Santa’s “nice” list this year as we have been treated to a holiday run of the delightfully sweet Elf the Musical now in performances at The Kennedy Center’s Opera House. Elf the Musical is based on the popular movie, Elf, starring Will […]

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