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‘Evita’ at The Theatre Lab School of the Dramatic Arts

In 1980, Evita took home seven Tony Awards, including Best Musical, Best Original Score, Best Book of a Musical, and Best Performance by a Leading Actress in a Musical (Tony Award winner Patti LuPone). The musical is associated with an unforgettable history, which helped win the Broadway Revival eight Tony Award nominations 32 years after […]

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‘The Secret Garden’ and ‘West Side Story + Roméo et Juliette’ Highlight Young Artists of America’s 2014-2015 ‘British Invasion’ Season by Rolando Sanz

Last season was a dream for us at YAA! We opened the season with a gala performance of SHOW BOAT in Concert at the Bethesda Blues and Jazz Supper Club in November 2013. Over 90 students were joined onstage by guest mentors from the Washington National Opera, Strathmore, National Philharmonic and The Catholic University of America. We could not have […]

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‘Once Upon A Mattress’ at Encore Stage & Studio

Encore Stage & Studio presents Once Upon A Mattress, a hilarious musical adaptation of the famous fable involving a princess, a pea, and a stack of mattresses. With Music by Mary Rogers, Lyrics by Marshall Barber, and Book by Jay Thompson, Dean Fuller, and Marshall Barer, this production provides the perfect material for an enthusiastic […]

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‘Into the Woods’ at Wildwood Summer Theatre

Wildwood Summer Theatre conquers Sondheim for their 49th annual summer season with Into the Woods. Wildwood is a youth-run summer theatre; everyone from the chair of the board to the set designer is under 25 years of age and they attract some of the most promising talent from across the region. This production is no exception […]

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Wildwood Summer Theatre Presents ‘Into the Woods’ Tonight Through July 26th by Kristina Moyer

From Brigadoon to Chicago to Pippin, Wildwood Summer Theatre has spent many summers producing a variety of musicals in the D.C. metro area. But what makes this summer special is that Wildwood Summer Theatre will be celebrating its 50th season with Stephen Sondheim’s fairy-tale classic Into the Woods. Wildwood Summer Theatre is a nonprofit theatre company […]

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“Shall We Dance? “Meet Jenna Pinchbeck-Shenandoah Summer Music Theatre’s Anna in ‘The King and I’

Shall We Dance? Meet Jenna Pinchbeck, Shenandoah Summer Music Theatre’s Anna in The King and I, Opening Tonight, July 9th Rodgers and Hammerstein’s timeless classic, The King and I, boasts one of the most luscious scores of all time. Shenandoah Summer Music Theatre (SSMT) opens this romantic musical about tolerance and cultural differences tonight, July […]

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CFTC Performs Rollicking ‘Pippi Longstocking: The Family Musical’ July 18-26, 2014 at Lanier Middle School

Grab your hat and join the fun as pirates, circus entertainers, a few cops and robbers, and the world’s most popular whippersnapper come to life this summer in the City of Fairfax Theatre Company (CFTC) and Truro Anglican Church’s rollicking and whimsical Pippi Longstocking: The Family Musical, running July 18-19 and July 25-26, 2014 at Lanier Middle School. CFTC Creative Director Kirsten […]

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‘Pride and Prejudice’ at Castaways Repertory Theatre’s Youth Theater and Homeschool Theatre Troupe

In an adaptation of Jane Austen’s classic novel, Pride and Prejudice, Castaways Repertory Theatre and Homeschool Theatre Troupe provide an evening of laughs coupled with a heartwarming love-story. The 31 actors, ranging from ages 11-18,  provide charming, dry, and often very real characters. Set in Harforshire, England, in 1811, Most of the play centers around Elizabeth […]

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