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‘An Evening with Edgar Allan Poe’ by Robert Mason This Sunday at 7:30 PM at Gaithersburg Arts Barn By Bruce Hirsch

ONE NIGHT ONLY – THIS SUNDAY – MARCH 29, 2015 AT 7:30 PM Join us THIS SUNDAY, March 29th for An Evening with Edgar Allan Poe by Robert Mason-the first of The Montgomery Playhouse Spotlight Series of staged readings presented in partnership with Arts on the Green at the Gaithersburg Arts Barn. ______ Enter the wonderfully […]

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Baltimore Shakespeare Factory’s ‘Original Pronunciation’ Production of ‘The Merchant of Venice’ Opens Tomorrow

Baltimore Shakespeare Factory (BSF) opens its production of Merchant of Venice tonight. Fitting BSF’s philosophy of recreating the staging conditions of Shakespeare’s day, this historic production of The Merchant of Venice will be performed in Original Pronunciation (OP). It is not only the first time this play will be staged in OP since the 1590s, but St. […]

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Woolly Mammoth Theatre Company Announces Its 2015-2016 Season by Justin McCarthy

WOOLLY MAMMOTH THEATRE COMPANY ANNOUNCES 2015-2016 SEASON  ACCLAIMED NEW PLAYS, WORLD PREMIERE CHALLENGE CONCEPTS OF BEAUTY, POWER, AND DESIRE Woolly Mammoth Theatre Company is pleased to announce its 2015-2016 season, featuring a world premiere as well as new plays receiving their Washington area premieres after garnering accolades from performances in New York, Los Angeles, and […]

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Rep Stage Announces Its 2015-16 Season, Celebrating ‘The Year of the Woman’ by Mike Scrivener

Rep Stage, the professional regional theatre in residence at Howard Community College (HCC), proudly announces its 2015-16 season lineup. “The Year of the Woman” celebrates contemporary female voices in  American theatre, with an entire season of plays by women playwrights. The season will include a world premiere as part of the Women’s Voices Theater Festival, […]

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Carlin Kenny Benefit and Performance of ‘I Love You, You’re Perfect, Now Change’ on Tuesday, March 31, 2015 at 6:30 PM at Olney’s Theatre Lab

Actor Michael Kenny has been a valued member of the theater community in the MD/DC/VA area for years. He’s worked everywhere from West End Dinner Theater to The Kennedy Center. His most recent work has been with the new theater company in Baltimore, Epic Productions Inc, where he portrayed Man 2 in I Love You, […]

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Introducing September Song Musical Theatre by Allen Cross

About September Song Musical Theatre September Song Musical Theatre (SSMT) has organized and performed a Broadway musical for the past 41 years. Founded by two educators, Arnie Hayes and Robert “Doc” Kersey, September Song is a non-profit (as a Field of Interest Fund of the Community Foundation of Carroll County) community theatre based in Carroll […]

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‘Five Years of Monologue Madness: Reflections from Former Competitors’ By Rachael Murray

Monologue Madness—the DC acting competition modeled after college basketball’s March Madness—is celebrating its fifth anniversary this year. Local actor Edward Daniels started the event in 2011. He recalls his inspiration for the very first Monologue Madness: “I’d been working steadily as an actor in DC, figuring out all sorts of ways to make ends meet. […]

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The Vagabond Players Announces Its 100th Season for 2015-2016

The Vagabond Players is happy to announce its historic 100th consecutive season for 2015-16.  The centennial season is made up of revivals of past successful Vagabond productions. The Vagabonds first opened in 1916 as a part of the Little Theatre Movement that was sweeping the country at the time. Whereas most of those theatres eventually […]

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Hylton Performing Arts Center Announces 2015-2016 Performance Season by Jill Graziano

The Hylton Performing Arts Center announces a superb collection of performances coming to Northern Virginia in 2015-2016. Now entering its sixth season, this outstanding community arts center on George Mason University’s Prince William Campus provides a permanent residence for local and regional ensembles and a world-class performance space where people from around the region gather to […]

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Round House Theatre Announces Its 2015-2016 Season

Round House Theatre and Producing Artistic Director Ryan Rilette are thrilled to announce the company’s 2015-2016 season. The diverse new season includes one world premiere, four regional premieres by contemporary master playwrights, and an American classic. In line with its commitment to lifelong learning, Round House will also present an international stage combat workshop led […]

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Gay Men’s Chorus of Washington, DC presents ‘When You Wish’ Tomorrow at 8 PM and Saturday at 3 PM & 8 PM at The Lincoln Theatre

Gay Men’s Chorus of Washington, DC presents When You Wish, a campy salute to music from animated movies and TV shows. Music and animation – featuring the music of Disney, School House Rock, Saturday morning cartoons and more! Join the Gay Men’s Chorus of Washington, DC as they bring back memories of your favorite cartoons – but with a […]

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Hexagon 2015: ‘The Spoof, the Whole Spoof, and Nothing but the Spoof!’ by Jennifer Strand

Celebrating its 60th annual show and its return to Washington DC, Hexagon is still singing, taunting, and dancing away!  Renowned as Washington’s only original, political, satirical, musical, comedy revue, Hexagon skewers politicians of all stripes and teases us about the foibles of our everyday lives. Everyone is fair game for roasting through songs, skits, and dances. […]

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The National Chamber Ensemble Presents ‘Bach, Beethoven and Brahms’ on Saturday, March 14, 2015 at 7:30 pm at Artisphere’s Spectrum Theatre

The National Chamber Ensemble, celebrates the great works of Bach, Beethoven, and Brahms on Saturday, March 14, 2015 at 7:30 pm at Artisphere’s Spectrum Theatre. Praised by the Washington Post for being “Delightful…abundant in jovial wit,” National Chamber Ensemble’s society of internationally acclaimed musicians are is redefining the meaning of “chamber music.” The performance presents exciting music of the three masters for combinations of […]

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Small Crowds, New Spaces: An Introduction to Nu Sass Productions’ Small Batch Audience Series by Aubri O’Connor

“The audience is the most revered member of the theater. Without an audience there is no theater.” – Viola Spolin. Next week sees the jump of Nu Sass Productions from a primarily Fringe-only company to the independent theatre scene in DC (Co-Producer Aubri O’Connor’s words) – but it’s a step that only a select few […]

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Iron Crow Theatre Presents ‘The Revelation of Bobby Pritchard’ by Rich Espey

Iron Crow Theatre presents the world premiere of The Revelation of Bobby Pritchard. This poignant and lyrical new play from Maryland playwright Rich Espey, three-time winner of the Award for Best Play at the Baltimore Playwrights Festival, is a contemporary exploration of the clash between religious conviction and modern LGBTQ issues contained within the tumultuous dynamics […]

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Nibbles and Sips Around Town: ‘8th Annual Oyamel Tequila And Mezcal Festival Kick Off’ by Cary Pollak

Jose Andres’ Oyamel Cocina Mexicana restaurant is celebrating its Tequila and Mezcal Festival now through March 15th. The annual event, billed as a “Toast to the Heritage of Mexican Spirits” features specialty cocktails and dishes from around Mexico. Complimentary tequila and mezcal tastings will be available in the newly expanded Butterfly Bar today, Thursday, March 5th, Monday, […]

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Strathmore’s New Off-Campus Concert Venue ‘AMP’ Opens This Weekend at Pike and Rose

Strathmore redefines nightlife on Rockville Pike with opening of new concert venue at Pike & Rose in partnership with Federal Realty Investment Trust,  and Neighborhood Restaurant Group. Strathmore’s new off-campus concert venue AMP opens this weekend with back-to-back performances by alt-country icon Jay Farrar on Friday and Saturday, March 6th and 7th and a triple bill […]

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