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Saving Mr. (And Mrs.) Banks…Meet the Stars of SSMT’s Mary Poppins: Part Three: Jack Rowles and Tara Michelle Gesling

Last week, Shenandoah Summer Music Theatre opened the regional premiere of the practically perfect musical Mary Poppins to thunderous standing ovations. Mary Poppins continues its run through Sunday, August 3, 2014. In the final installment of a three part interview series, we meet two of the stars of Mary Poppins: Jack Rowles (George Banks) and […]

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The Playwright’s Playground: The Playmakers CATF 2014: Director Kristin Horton Discusses Radical Love, Lessons Learned, and the Power of Community with ‘Dead & Breathing’

This Special Edition of The Playwright’s Playground continues The Playmaker Series: CATF 2014.  In a series of in depth conversations, I speak with the artistic teams associated with the plays at this year’s Contemporary American Theater Festival.  Playwrights and the Directors share revealing behind the scene insights about their inspirations and the development of their […]

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‘Sincerely, Me!’ at ArtCentric

This is all the music that your grandma ever prayed to. This is all the music that your mama ever cooked to. This is all the music that your aunt ever sang karaoke to. And this is all the music that your little sister ever twerked to. This music is the music that made music […]

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Here Are Theatermania’s Capital Fringe Audience Awards 2014 Winners

Tonight Theatermania’s  Capital Fringe Audience Awards 2014 were announced: Here are the winners: COMEDY: Stone Tape Party   DRAMA: R+J: Star-Cross’d Death Match MUSICAL THEATRE & OPERA: You, or Whatever I Can Get  DANCE  & PHYSICAL THEATRE: Antigone SITE SPECIFIC/ROAMING PRODUCTION: Dream Within a Dream  BEST OVERALL SHOW: Stone Tape Party SPECIAL DIRECTOR’S AWARD: SELF - Directed by Tori Bertocci and […]

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‘The Campsite Rule’ at Washington Rogues

Over the course of my college years, I have heard countless stories from alumni about their conflicted emotions upon returning to their alma mater. Across the board, I have found that while they are excited to return to the source of so many meaningful memories, they also feel a sense of jealousy towards current students […]

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‘Into the Woods’ at Purple Light Theatre Company

Be careful what you wish for! Or you might just find yourself tumbling into a fairytale at the Purple Light Theatre Company. Of course, all fairytales have happy endings, don’t they? Or perhaps an ending that is a little more interesting as Stephen Sondheim’s Into the Woods comes to life in this new minimalist approach. […]

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‘The Reel Deal’: Watch Kyle Osborne’s Video Movie Review of ‘Snowpiercer’

Kyle Osborne reviews Snowpiercer Here are showtimes for Snowpiercer in the DC area. LINKS Kyle Osborne’s Video Movie Review of ‘Transformers: Age of Extinction.’ Kyle Osborne’s Video Movie Review of Jersey Boys. Kyle Osborne’s Video Movie Review of Chef. Kyle Osborne’s Video Movie Review of Godzilla. Q&A with Godzilla Director Gareth Edwards. Kyle Osborne’s Video Movie Review of X-Men: Days Of Future Past. Kyle Osborne’s Video […]

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Time to Catch Up! 9 ‘Filichia on Friday’ by Peter Filichia

Where did the time go? Time to catch up on my favorite column ‘Filichia on Friday.” Here are 9 articles from ‘Mr. Prolific’-Peter Filichia from his column on Kritzerland called ‘Filichia on Friday.’ It’s an honor to bring Peter’s column every week to our readers on DCMetroTheaterArts. May’s Leftovers and June’s Brainteaser The Return of RUGANTINO! […]

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Alex Zavostovich on Molotov Theatre Group’s New Artistic Advisor Richard Hand and The 2014-2015 Season

Alex Zavostovich introduces us to Molotov Theatre Group’s New Artistic Advisor Richard Hand and Their 2014-2015 Season Joel: Tell us about Richard Hand and how he came to accepting the Artistic Advisor Position? Alex: Gladly! Richard is Professor of Theatre and Media Drama at the University of South Wales (UK), and the author of two of the best […]

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