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Center Stage Has A New Name, A New Logo, And A New Website

Center Stage Announces Name Change, New Logo and Website Center Stage is pleased to announce several changes in advance of its grand re-opening—an updated name, new logo and new website. From Artistic Director Kwame Kwei-Armah: This is a transformational time for our theater. The changes to our building, our name and our look reflect our […]

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Review: ‘Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike’ at Castaways Repertory Theatre

Blue Herons and Other Good Omens Come to Roost in the Castaways Repertory Theatre’s Current Comic Delight If you aren’t familiar with Christopher Durang’s popular comedy Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike, don’t fear. The Castaways Repertory Theatre’s production, directed by Director Terri Caretti, has you covered. When I first walked into the theatre at […]

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Review: ‘Beauty and the Beast’ at Ovations Theatre

Ovations Theatre has enchanted its way into the hearts of its audiences once again with a children’s production of Beauty and the Beast. This young and energetic cast, directed by Darnell Morris, takes us through Linda Woolverton’s take on the classic Disney tale, singing songs composed by Alan Menken with the lyrics of Howard Ashman […]

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Review: ‘Spring Awakening’ at Zemfira Stage

The plucky Falls Church based Zemfira Stage has taken on the Tony Award-winning Spring Awakening, a far cry from the company’s joyous summer performance of The Wizard of Oz. Zemfira’s latest musical offering is no less remarkable in quality, but while the Wizard was a perfectly spectacular experience for everyone, especially the kiddies, Spring Awakening is a frank […]

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Arts Collective @HCC Presents ‘A 2-Show Valentine Affair’ February 10 & 11, 2017

Directed by: S.G. Kramer and Daniel Johnston Creative Writing Coordination by: Tara Hart Music Performed by: Chris Sisson, Steven Caballero Stage Management by: Linwood Milan Production Assistance by: C.J. Cameron Howard Community College 10901 Little Patuxent Parkway Columbia, MD  2104 Howard Community College’s (HCC) Arts Collective (AC) continues its 22nd season with “A Valentine Affair” […]

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Review #2: The Christmas Revels’ ‘A Nordic Celebration of the Winter Solstice in Music, Dance, and Drama’ at Lisner Auditorium by Morgan Hoover

This Christmas Revels’ 2016 spectacle A Nordic Celebration of the Winter Solstice in Music, Dance, and Drama revisits the wonderful culture, myths, songs, dances, regional costumes of Iceland, Norway, Denmark, Sweden, Finland, and Karelia – the region to the east with a music, language, and culture related to that of Finland. Parts of the 2016 Washington […]

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Meet the Cast and Director of Providence Players’ ‘Best Christmas Pageant Ever’ Part 5: Director Liz Mykietyn by Julie Janson

In the final part of interviews with the cast and director of The Best Christmas Pageant Ever, meet Director Liz Mykietyn. Julie: Please tell our readers about your work in the local theater community. Liz: I’ve been involved with Community Theater in DC area for decades now – mostly performing and directing with Providence Players of […]

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Meet the Cast of Providence Players’ ‘Best Christmas Pageant Ever’ Part 4: Nora Rice by Julie Janson

This past weekend, over 500 theater goers, young, old, families, singles and couples fell in love with the Providence Players production of the Barbara Robinson holiday classic Best Christmas Pageant Ever. DCMetroTheaterArts.com critic William Powell says in his Five Star review Best Christmas Pageant Ever shows that even “bad” kids can do good. The show […]

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Meet the Cast and Director of Providence Players’ ‘Best Christmas Pageant Ever’ Part 3: Evie Izdepski by Julie Janson

The Providence Players of Fairfax will soon premiere the second production of their 19th season, Best Christmas Pageant Ever, written by Barbara Robinson and directed by award-winning director Liz Mykietyn. Co-produced by The Young Hearts, Best Christmas Pageant Ever is a holiday favorite that is great fun for the entire family in support of a […]

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‘A Christmas Carol: A Live Radio Play’ Opens Thursday, December 8th at 7:30 PM and Plays Through Sunday, December 11th at Howard Community College’s Arts Collective

HCC’s Arts Collective Presents A Christmas Carol: A Live Radio Play December 8–11, 2016 SHOW DATES AND TIMES: Thursday, December 8 at 7:30 PM Friday, December 9 at 7:30 PM Saturday, December 10 at 7:30 PM *Sunday, December 11 at 3 PM followed by a special post-show discussion. $15 for General Admission. $10 for Students, Seniors, Faculty, […]

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Call for Proposals for the 2017-2018 Theater Season at the Arts Barn

Arts on the Green, the City of Gaithersburg’s home for the performing and visual arts which includes the Kentland’s Mansion and Arts Barn, is now soliciting production proposals for the theater season beginning July 2017 through June 2018. Located in the Kentland’s, the Arts Barn (theatre venue) is housed in a Victorian-era renovated stable with […]

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Meet the Cast of Providence Players’ ‘Best Christmas Pageant Ever’ Part 2: Sally Ann Flores by Julie Janson

The Providence Players of Fairfax, will soon premiere the second production of its 19th season, Best Christmas Pageant Ever, written by Barbara Robinson and directed by award-winning director Liz Mykietyn. Co-produced by The Young Hearts, Best Christmas Pageant Ever is a holiday favorite that is great fun for the entire family in support of a […]

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TONIGHT AT 8 PM AT GALA HISPANIC THEATRE: Chocolate City Burlesque and Cabaret Presents the Third Annual ‘Black Friday’ Burlesque

Chocolate City Burlesque and Cabaret (CCBC) likes to do things a little differently. The troupe is known for its spectacular semiannual burlesque shows housed at the GALA Hispanic Theatre. Chocolate City Burlesque and Cabaret was founded to preserve and diffuse the art of Black Burlesque. Their next big show is the third annual Black Friday, […]

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Meet the Cast of Providence Players’ ‘Best Christmas Pageant Ever’ Part 1: Michelle Shader by Julie Janson

The Providence Players of Fairfax, will soon premiere the second production of its 19th season, Best Christmas Pageant Ever, written by Barbara Robinson and directed by award-winning Director Liz Mykietyn. Co-produced by The Young Hearts, Best Christmas Pageant Ever is a holiday favorite that is great fun for the entire family. In Part 1 of interviews with the cast of Best Christmas Pageant Ever, meet Michelle Shader. Julie: Please […]

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Take the Kids to See ‘James and The Giant Peach, JR.’ at The Alliance Theatre Today at 2 PM at Mountain View High School in Centreville

Join the Alliance Theatre for their final performance today at 2 PM as they present one of Roald Dahl’s most famous characters on a family friendly musical adventure. Featuring a wickedly tuneful score and a witty and charming book, this adventurous musical about courage and self-discovery is destined to be a classic. When James is […]

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Chocolate City Burlesque and Cabaret Presents the Third Annual ‘Black Friday’ Burlesque on Friday, November 25th

Chocolate City Burlesque and Cabaret (CCBC) likes to do things a little differently. The troupe is known for its spectacular semiannual burlesque shows housed at the GALA Hispanic Theatre. Chocolate City Burlesque and Cabaret was founded to preserve and diffuse the art of Black Burlesque. Their next big show is the third annual Black Friday, […]

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The American Pops’ “I’ll Be Seeing You-A World War II Love Story” Tonight at 8 PM at George Washington University’s Lisner Auditorium

TONIGHT, Friday,  November 11th at 8:00 PM LUKE FRAZIER AND THEAMERICAN POPS ORCHESTRA PRESENT “I’LL BE SEEING YOU – A WORLD WAR II LOVE STORY” FOR VETERANS DAY TO OPEN THEIR ALL-STAR SECOND SEASON. FEATURING BROADWAY AND TV STARS RON RAINES, FLORENCE LACEY, CLAYBOURNE ELDER, AND RACHEL ESKENAZI-GOLD at The George Washington University’s Lisner Auditorium- 730 21st Street, NW, in Washington, DC. 3 blocks […]

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Composer/Librettist Andrew Earle Simpson on ‘The Outcasts of Poker Flat’, His New One-Act Chamber Opera Playing at Catholic University Through Sunday 11/20

New opera: The Outcasts of Poker Flat at Catholic University (Or, “Two Prostitutes, a Thief, and a Gambler Walk into a Bar…”) This month, The Outcasts of Poker Flat, a 70-minute one-act chamber opera by Composer/Librettist Andrew Earle Simpson, directed by James Hampton, receives a fully-staged premiere of its chamber ensemble version by the Benjamin T. […]

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