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Review: ‘Proof’ at 1st Stage

At one point in David Auburn’s multiple award-winning drama Proof, which is currently being given an exceptionally gripping treatment at 1st Stage in Tysons, Hal Dobbs gushes to Catherine about her father’s legendary mathematical ability. He calls it “elegant” and “beautiful,” with “no wasted moves.” In fact, many of the characters in Proof wax poetic about […]

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DCMTA Scene Stealers-January and February 2015-Part 1

Here is Part One of our Scene Stealers of January and February 2015. Congrats to our honorees. Maggie Erwin as Avery in the Seminar Scene in Rapture, Blister, Burn at Round House Theatre  “Maggie Erwin as the millennial Avery pretty much steals every scene she’s in. Her nasal deadpan delivery makes every line she has […]

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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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A Chat with Pippin’s Leading Player-Sasha Allen

Two nights before we chatted, Sasha Allen was burning up The National Theatre Stage and doing some fancy moves on a high-hanging trapeze while wowing the crowd as the Leading Player in the Tony Award-winning revival of Pippin, which has made DC its home through January 4th. Joel: How are you doing? You were terrific on […]

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‘Pippin’ is Playing at The National Theatre: An Interview with Kyle Dean Massey on Playing Pippin

[Editor’s note: The National Tour of Pippin is playing through January 4th at The National Theatre in DC, and Kyle Dean Massey is here playing Pippin. Teresa McCormick Ertel interviewed Kyle in August 2014 when he was performing the role on Broadway. Here’s her interview: Kyle Dean Massey is currently playing the title role in the Tony […]

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‘Pippin’ is Playing at The National Theatre: A Chat with John Rubinstein on Coming into the Broadway Production, Playing Charles, and Playing Pippin in the Original Broadway Production

[Editor’s Note: Press Night for The National Tour of Pippin is tonight at The National Theatre in DC, and John Rubenstein is here to play King Charlemagne direct from The Tony Award-winning Broadway production. Teresa McCormick Ertel interviewed John right after he began performances on Broadway (June 19, 2014 – August 24, 2014).. Here’s her interview: Actor, director, teacher, […]

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‘Proof’ at The Potomac Playmakers

The Potomac Playmakers’ production of Proof by David Auburn, now playing at The Potomac Playmakers, and directed by Barb McCormick, is a thought-provoking show. McCormick utilizes every inch of the stage to tell her story as if it were unfolding from the backyard of a neighbor’s home. The set designed and constructed by Blaine Smith, […]

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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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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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Broadway Royalty Returns to Broadway: A Chat with John Rubinstein on Joining the Cast of ‘Pippin’

Actor, director, teacher, and composer John Rubinstein has taken on the role of King Charlemagne in the critically acclaimed Tony Award-winning revival of Pippin until the end of July. He’s Broadway’s original Pippin and here he shares his thoughts on his experience with the musical and how it feels to be king. Teresa: How was opening […]

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‘Proof’ at The Little Theatre of Alexandria

The powerful The Little Theatre of Alexandria’s production of Proof takes us into the complex world of mathematics and mental illness, where the combinations are alarmingly similar in the way that the genius of poetry and numbers intertwine. David Auburn’s scintillating story, which won the Pulitzer Prize in 2001, fully invests you in the drama’s […]

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‘The Children’s Hour’ at Port City Playhouse by Emily Cao

Port City Playhouse presents The Children’s Hour, the first production of their 2013-2014 Season: A Salute to the American Voice, an homage to distinguished American playwrights that bring unique perspectives on American culture. The Children’s Hour, written by the Lillian Hellman in 1934, embodies the theme of how lies and gossip – innocently planned as […]

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Peter’s Alley Theatre Productions Opens ‘Proof’ on March 15th by Beth Adams

Opening March 15th, Peter’s Alley Theatre Productions’ second show of its inaugural season is Proof, by David Auburn. The Pulitzer Prize and Tony Award – winning drama, is one of the most critically and commercially successful plays in recent years and is oft produced by regional theater companies across the country. But this did not daunt the artists of Peter’s […]

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