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Review: ‘Ben Dibble: Are We There Yet? Just a Little Father(hood Cabaret)’ at the Arden Cabaret Series

Ben Dibble might be as fine a cabaret performer as anyone in that field. He demonstrated that with the presentation of Are We There Yet? Just a Little Father(hood Cabaret), produced by the Arden Theatre Company in Philadelphia. Many excellent singers have failed in their attempts at that delicate art. Cabaret demands naturalism, which requires […]

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Review: ‘Heathers’ at Red Branch Theatre Company

High school can be rough on anyone, but in Heathers it’s murder. The well-mounted area premiere at Red Branch Theatre Company shows that the 1989 movie, which poked fun at making the grade in grade school, has lost none of its darkness in the long transition to stage musical. If its adolescent rage comes off […]

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Review: ‘Jesus Christ Superstar’ at Theatre Lab

The story of Jesus Christ and his Apostles is a tale as old as time, all having different meanings to each religion. The story of Jesus Christ and his Apostles is a tale as old as time, all having different meanings to each religion. Andrew Lloyd Webber and Tim Rice tackle the relationship between Jesus […]

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Theatre Lab Students Ben Cherington and Jack Posey Take ‘Superstar’ Turn in Summer Teen Institute Production This Weekend

Theatre Lab Students Take ‘Superstar’ Turn in Summer Teen Institute Production Ben Cherington and Jack Posey are both veterans of The Theatre Lab’s summer Musical Theatre Institute for Teens productions. Ben was Edgar in Bat Boy (2013) and Riff in West Side Story (2014). Jack played Lt. Schrank in West Side Story and Che in […]

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DCMetroTheaterArts’ Best of 2015 #2: Best Musicals in Professional Theatres

The staff of DCMetroTheaterArts is honored to announce that their 2015 Best Musicals at Professional Theatres honors go to: The Addams Family at Shenandoah Summer Music Theatre. The Addams Family at Toby’s Dinner Theatre. Avenue Q at Constellation Theatre Company. Avenue Q at Red Branch Theatre Company. Avenue Q at Stillpointe Theatre Initiative.  A Year With […]

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The 15th Annual 2014 WATCH AWARDS Nominations Announced

THE WATCH AWARDS Nominations Announced January 18, 2015 – 7:30 pm at The Birchmere, Alexandria, VA Award Ceremony Sunday, March 8, 2015 – 7:00 pm at The Birchmere, Alexandria, VA Award Ceremony Tickets $17.50 at the Birchmere Box Office or through Ticketmaster (plus service charge) 111 productions (34 musicals, 77 plays) were adjudicated in 2014. Thirty-one community […]

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DCMetroTheaterArts’ Best of 2014: Best Ensembles in DC Area Theatres

The staff of DCMetroTheaterArts is honored to announce that their 2014 Best Ensemble honors go to: A Midsummer Night’s Dream at Castaways Repertory Theatre A Soldier’s Play at 2nd Star Productions Amadeus at CENTERSTAGE Annie at Port Tobacco Players Bat Boy: The Musical at The Colonial Players Bat Boy: The Musical at 1st Stage Beauty and the Beast at […]

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DCMetroTheaterArts’ Best of 2014: Best Design of 2014 in DC Metro Area Theatres

The staff of DCMetroTheaterArts is pleased to honor the following designers for their work in 2014: CHOREOGRAPHY Michael J. Bobbitt for Carrie the Musical at The Studio Theatre Debbie Clark, Nancy Newell, and Anna Bartels-Newton for Hairspray at Thomas S. Wootton High School  Philip Lee Clark for Little Shop of Horrors at West Potomac High School Ben Cunis for Inherit […]

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DCMetroTheaterArts: Best of 2014: Best Performances in a Musical in Professional Theatres

The staff of DCMetroTheaterArts is honored to announce that their 2014 Best Performances in Musicals in Professional Theatres honors go to:  Best Actor in a Musical Danny Bertaux as Agis in Triumph of Love at Red Branch Theatre Company Kurt Boehm as Jamie in The Last Five Years at Red Branch Theatre Company Zach Brewster-Geisz as Marty […]

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DCMetroTheaterArts’ Best of 2014: Best Musicals in Professional Theatres

The staff of DCMetroTheaterArts is honored to announce that their 2014 Best Musicals at Professional Theatres honors go to: A Year With Frog and Toad at Red Branch Theatre Company Avenue Q at Olney Theatre Center Bat Boy at 1st Stage Black Nativity at Theater Alliance Beaches at Signature Theatre Caroline, or Change at Stillpointe Theatre Initiative Cats at […]

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Interviews: McLean High School’s ‘Catch Me If You Can’ Plays Tonight thru Sunday

Catch Me If You Can opens tonight  and plays through this Sunday, April 27, 2013 at McLean High School -1633 Davidson Road, in McLean, VA. For tickets, purchase them online, or at the door. INTERVIEWS Catch This! McLean High School’s ‘Catch Me If You Can’ Interviews-Part 1: Director Amy Poe. Catch This! McLean High School’s ‘Catch Me If You Can’ […]

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Catch This! McLean High School’s ‘Catch Me If You Can’ Interviews-Part 4: Choreographer Marielle Burt

In Part 4 of ‘Catch This! McLean High School’s’ Catch Me If You Can Interviews, meet Choreographer Marielle Burt. Joel: Tell us about your design experience and why you wanted to work on this production? Marielle: I was really excited to work on the choreography for the production because the whole idea is that Frank is presenting […]

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Catch This! McLean High School’s ‘Catch Me If You Can’ Interviews-Part 3: Musical Director Walter (Bobby) McCoy

In Part 3 of ‘Catch This! McLean High School’s’ Catch Me If You Can Interviews, meet Musical Director Walter (Bobby) McCoy. How long have you worked at MHS and where did you get your musical training? I have been working with the McLean HS Theatre Company for a little over a year. My previous shows with them have […]

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‘Bat Boy: The Musical’ at Colonial Players

Sweet wounded Jesus! A fanged creature has been spotted roaming East street in Annapolis and shocking the patrons of the Colonial Players! Terrorized by the prospect that a freak runs among them, the board, the players themselves, and this reviewer, are asking you to gather up as many people as you can and rush down […]

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