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‘Girls Night: The Musical’ at The Warner Theatre

Girls Night: The Musical, an off-Broadway show, described as Desperate Housewives meet Mamma Mia with Sex in the City bawdiness, made its Washington, DC premiere at the Warner Theatre Friday night, transporting the mostly female, middle-aged audience members, some sporting flashing light-encrusted tiaras and hot pink feathered boas, back decades in time. Written by Louise Roche and directed […]

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Cinema Speak with Sydney-Chanele: Holding Up A Mirror – An Interview with Justin Simien, Director of ‘Dear White People’

Since the age of nine, Justin Simien knew that he wanted to be a filmmaker. Years later after attending college at Chapman University in Orange County, California and working several Industry jobs as a publicist and marketing specialist, Simien’s dream is now a reality. As one of the most provocative feature filmmaking debuts in recent […]

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HCC’s Arts Collective’s “What Improv Group?!?!” HALLOW-SCREAM show, Friday, October 24, 2014 by Susan G. Kramer

HCC’s Arts Collective’s “What Improv Group?!?!” HALLOW-SCREAM show, Friday, October 24, 2014 AC’s improv group (W.I.G.) returns for a Halloween 1-Night-Only Improv Show, featuring its popular, unique brand of improv. Howard Community College’s (HCC) Arts Collective (AC) proudly announces its popular improv troupe, What Improv Group?!?! (W.I.G.), HALLOW-SCREAM Improv Show, on Friday, October 24, 2014at […]

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In the Moment: A Chat with the Director and Cast Members of George Mason University’s ‘The Mystery of Edwin Drood’ Which Opens This Friday Night

Ah, theatrical heaven! Being in the midst of the usually unseen controlled chaos of a rehearsal, especially with a large cast. Such a delight, so much infectious, intense energy pervading a large, brightly lit rehearsal room. Your columnist was at a recent rehearsal for the upcoming George Mason University College of Visual and Performing Arts […]

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‘A Few Good Men’ at The Colonial Players

Utilizing a minimalist set and military issued uniforms, (by Set Designer Terry Averill and Costume Coordinator Beth Terranova), Aaron Sorkin’s A Few Good Men, directed by Jeff Sprague, is an intensely-charged, high-octane production on stage at The Colonial Players in Annapolis, MD. The simplicity of a few wooden tables and chairs, along with military garb, is what makes […]

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‘The Wolfe Twins’ at The Studio Theatre

Crying Wolf; ‘The Wolfe Twins’ at Studio Theatre The Wolfe Twins, by Rachel Bonds, is a World Premiere by Studio Lab, which features scaled-back productions of provocative new plays. First-rate acting and directing characterize this initial offering of the new commissioning program; a tale of intimacy gone wrong, as an estranged brother and sister attempt […]

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