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Meet the Cast and Director of Providence Players’ ‘Amadeus’ Part 3: Julia Buhagiar as Constanze by Chip Gertzog

Amadeus, the late Peter Shaffer’s Tony and Academy award winning masterpiece opens next week, September 30, 2016, at the James Lee Community Center Theater and kicks off the Providence Players 2016-2017 season. In Part 3 of interviews with the cast and Director of Amadeus, meet Julia Buhagiar who plays Constanze Weber. Chip: Please tell our readers where […]

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Tony Award Winner Rupert Holmes Joins Post-Matinee Discussion This Sunday, 9/18 at ‘The Mystery of Edwin Drood-The Symphonic/Metal Version’ at The Arts Barn

This Sunday, after the September 18th matinee performance of The Mystery of Edwin Drood there will be a post-show discussion with the MetalDrood team and acclaimed mystery novelist Rupert Holmes, Drood’s Tony Award-winning playwright-composer-lyricist. Holmes is an entertainment Renaissance man, with a descriptor that includes mystery novelist-playwright-composer-arranger-screenwriter-conductor-singer-songwriter. As a pop tunesmith, perhaps his best known hit […]

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The Riverside Center for the Performing Arts Presents ‘Driving Miss Daisy’ 9/28-11/6 With Karen Grassle, Bill Grimmette, and Alan Hoffman-Directed by Rick Hammerly

The Riverside Center for the Performing Arts in Fredericksburg, Virginia is proud to present Alfred Uhry’s Pulitzer Prize-winning play, Driving Miss Daisy, starring Karen Grassle. Located at 95 Riverside Parkway, in Fredericksburg, VA, performances begin on Wednesday September 28th and run until Sunday November 6, 2016. From its landmark Off-Broadway production in 1987 to the remarkable […]

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Arts Collective @ HCC’s “Underground Rooftop Coffee House” – An Artistic Collage, On Thursday, September 22, 2016

Arts Collective’s “What Improv Group?!?!” partners with HCC’s Creative Writers, Performing and Visual Artists, and HoCoPoLitSo Howard Community College’s (HCC) Arts Collective (AC) kicks off its 22nd season with an “Underground Rooftop Coffee House” – a celebration of the visual, written and performing arts on Thursday, September 22 at 7:00 p.m. in HCC’s Rouse Company Foundation, […]

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Meet the Cast and Director of Providence Players’ ‘Amadeus’ Part 2: Mike Rudden (Mozart) by Chip Gertzog

Amadeus, the late Peter Shaffer’s Tony and Academy award winning masterpiece opens September 30, 2016 and kicks off the Providence Players 2016-2017 season. In Part 2 of interviews with the cast and Director of Amadeus, meet Mike Rudden. Chip: Where have you appeared on our local stages and what roles have you played? I last performed as “Nick” in […]

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Review: ‘Glengarry Glen Ross’ at Ghostlight Players and Clifton’s Got Drama by Leslie Anne Ross

Soaring performances in Glengarry Glen Ross As with most not-for-profit theatre, the richness is in the performances.  With Glengarry Glen Ross, we are rich indeed. Produced by Ghostlight Players and Clifton’s Got Drama, this production is led by the ever creative director, Leland Shook. Performed at the Clifton Town Hall, the cast spends their one hour, […]

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Meet the Cast and Director of Providence Players’ ‘Amadeus’ Part 1: Meet David Whitehead (Salieri) by Chip Gertzog

Amadeus, the late Peter Shaffer’s Tony and Academy Award-winning masterpiece opens September 30, 2016, and kicks off the Providence Players’ 2016-2017 season. Chip: Please tell our readers where they may have seen you appear on our local stages and roles you have played. David: I’ve been part of Providence Players (“PPF”) for 12 years: I […]

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Continuing Today @8PM & Tomorrow at 2PM: Silver Spring Stage’s & Montgomery Playhouse’s One Act Festival

Silver Spring Stage is delighted to host Montgomery Playhouse for a collaborative One Act Festival this weekend and next. This weekend belongs to Montgomery Playhouse and its three shows, while next weekend will feature four plays produced by Silver Spring Stage. All performances will be at Silver Spring Stage, 10145 Colesville Road, Silver Spring, MD […]

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Review: ‘The Wizard of Oz’ at Zemfira Stage

You may ask yourself why anyone would want to see The Wizard of Oz one more time, especially a semi-professional theatrical production at a county rec center, when you can pick up the MGM movie classic at K-Mart or snatch it off the Internet in the comfort of your own boudoir. That’s a gamble the […]

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Review: ‘Oliver!’ at the Sterling Playmakers

The Sterling Playmakers have put their unique twist on the musical Oliver!, based on Charles Dickens’ Oliver Twist. Oliver! has music, lyrics, and a book by Lionel Bart. Co-Directors Ashley Kinney and Kim VanArtsdalen worked with Producer Kimberly Fry to tell a story about the disparity of classes while maintaining an undertone of inclusion due to their […]

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Review: ‘Spring Awakening’ at Metropolitan Youth Theatre

The inevitability of change defines the human experience. We are all subject to our desires, even when we don’t fully understand them. And curiosity and the intrinsic want and need to feel emotions and understand body and mind fuels our existence. The rock musical Spring Awakening explores all these aspects of the human condition through […]

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Review: ‘Women Beware Women’ at 4615 Theatre Company

Most of us know how William Shakespeare’s Romeo and Juliet ends. Romeo, thinking his precious Juliet dead, drinks from a vial of poison. When Juliet awakens, she sees Romeo dead and stabs herself. Shortly thereafter, the two feuding families, seeing the tragedies that have befallen their respective children, agree to settle their differences and move […]

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