Tag Archives | Capital Fringe Festival


Meet the Cast of Avant Bard’s ‘TAME.’ Part 5: Karen Lange

In part five of a series of interviews with the cast of Avant Bard’s production of TAME., meet Karen Lange. Joel: Where have local audiences seen you perform recently on stage? Karen: Most recently, I was singing bluegrass murder ballads in Pinky Swear Productions’ Capital Fringe Festival show Over Her Dead Body: A Bluegrass Benediction. […]

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Meet the Cast of Peace Mountain Theatre Company’s ‘A Delicate Balance’: Part 2: Louis Pangaro

In Part 2 of a series of interviews with the cast of Peace Mountain Theatre Company’s A Delicate Balance, meet Louis Pangaro. Joel: Please introduce yourself and tell readers where they have seen you perform before on local stages. Louis: I am Louis Pangaro, playing Tobias in this production of A Delicate Balance. Most recently I have […]

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Director Sun King Davis on ’43 1/2: The Greatest Deaths of Shakespeare’s Tragedies’ Playing 10/20-11/13 at Nu Sass Productions by Clare Shaffer

Clare Shaffer interviews Sun King Davis on Nu Sass Productions’ upcoming production of 43 1/2. Clare: What inspired you to create 43 1/2? Sun King: A lot of things went into the creation of 43 1/2. Ever since high school, I’ve had an interest in Shakespeare and classical works. It’s creation also came from a time […]

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Interviews with the Cast of McLean Community Players’ ‘Comic Potential’ Part 2: Scott Duvall

In Part 2 in a series of interviews with the cast of McLean Community Players’ Comic Potential, meet Scott Duvall. Joel: Please introduce yourself and tell us where our readers may have seen you perform on our local stages. Scott: My name is Scott Duvall. I’ve been in the Capital Fringe Festival the past couple of years in Girl with Two […]

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NextNOW is the Final Arts Festival of the Summer at The Clarice September 9-10

For many of us, summer means hot evenings out attending arts festivals. Music fans travel hundreds, even thousands, of miles to attend big music festivals like Coachella and Bonnaroo. And locally, the DC area has the Capital Fringe Festival, the more traditional Smithsonian Folklife Festival, and more. As summer winds down, there’s one final festival where you can soak up both […]

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‘Take A Bow’ Part 3: The Staff of DCMetroTheaterArts’ Favorite Spring/Summer 2016 Performances

Here’s Part 3 of the staff of DCMetroTheaterArts’ favorite Spring/Summer 2016 performances. To our honorees: TAKE A BOW! _____ Christopher Broughton, DeMoya Watson Brown, DeWitt Fleming, Jr., V. Savoy McIlwain, Olivia Russell, Joseph Monroe Webb, and Stephen Scott Wormley: Ensemble and Dancers in Jelly’s Last Jam at Signature Theatre. The ensemble and incredible dancers rocked the house […]

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2016 Capital Fringe Review: ‘Ain’t That Rich’

In Ain’t that Rich, California-based writer and comedian Kate Robards delivers a dazzling solo performance, one as mesmerizing and powerful as it is funny. The show is now making its debut at the Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library as part of the 2016 Capital Fringe Festival. This mostly autobiographical riff on poverty and wealth […]

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2016 Capital Fringe Review: ‘Petunia and Chicken’

I have never started a Fringe with such joy. The cause of that joy is kids’-show-in-disguise Petunia and Chicken, the brainchild of Animal Engine (husband and wife team Carrie Brown and Karim Muasher), a physical devised theatre ensemble based in New York City. Directed by Melinda Jean Ferraraccio, the show has been touring to what […]

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2016 Capital Fringe Preview # 28: ‘The Root of All Knowledge’

A Spellbinding New Play by Gabriel S. Hudson Sees Its World Premier in the Capital Fringe Festival this Summer Each year, the Capital Fringe Festival showcases innovative and avant garde artists making one-of-a-kind immersive experiences for audiences. One production this summer pushes that axiom to its limits. What happens when a Political Philosophy professor collaborates […]

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2016 Capital Fringe Preview #25: An Interview with Chè Monique on Her Cap Fringe Show ‘Cake’ and Her Cabaret ‘Summer SOULstice’

I think everyone who’s ever popped a pastie or twirled a tassel has thought about jumping out of a cake. When one actually considers the logistics of doing that though it quickly becomes a “No, that’s okay.” Chocolate City Burlesque and Cabaret Founder, Chè Monique had the chesticles to not only try it but have the act […]

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Interviews from London Below: Inside Cohesion Theatre’s ‘Neverwhere’: Part 2: Cori Dioquino

In Part Two of a series of interviews with cast members of Cohesion Theatre Company’s Neverwhere, meet Cori Dioquino. Patricia: Please introduce yourself and tell our readers where they may have seen you on local stages and some roles you have played. Cori: I am Cori Dioquino. I’ve worked throughout Baltimore, Maryland and also D.C. with […]

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