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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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‘Spamalot’ at Riverside Center Dinner Theater

Riverside Center Dinner Theater presents Monty Python’s Spamalot, based on the beloved motion picture Monty Python and the Holy Grail. With Book and Lyrics by Eric Idle and Music by John Du Prez and Eric Idle, this goofy spoof is a huge delight! Dann Dunn directs a superb ensemble of talented and humorous singers and […]

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The American Century Theater’s Jack Marshall On Closing TACT and His Favorite Productions

When The American Century Theater announced that next season was going to be their last, I knew I had to ask Artistic Director Jack Marshall about his favorite productions and memories. Joel: Why is The American Century Theater closing after next year’s 20th Anniversary season?  Jack: We set out to demonstrate that there were wonderful American shows […]

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Magic Time! ‘Hair’ at The Keegan Theatre

When I saw the original Broadway production of Hair in the late sixties, my hair was shoulder length, and the slogan “Make love not war!” referred to pacifism pre-9/11 and fluid exchange pre-AIDs. Times have changed a lot (and I’m more shorn), yet this legendary “American Tribal Love-Rock Musical” rocks on, its spirit and heartbeat […]

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‘Hair’ at The Keegan Theatre

“Psychedelic!” might be the only word that appropriately describes the electrifying rock musical Hair rocking The Keegan Theatre last night. With brilliant direction by Susan Marie Rhea and Mark A. Rhea, music direction by Jake Null, and choreography by Rachel Leigh Dolan, this interpretation of Hair in the intimate Keegan Theatre is an experience you won’t want […]

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The American Century Theater Presents a Live Recreation of 1936 Broadcast of Charles Dickens’ ‘A Christmas Carol’ Radio Drama via FREE Teleconference on Sunday, December 22, at 8:00 PM by Emily Morrison

The American Century Theater presents A Christmas Carol Radio Drama The American Century Theater presents a live recreation of the classic 1936 A Christmas Carol Radio Drama via FREE Teleconference on Sunday, December 22, 2013 at 8:00 PM EST. The American Century Theater will celebrate the Christmas season for families, shut-ins and lovers of old time radio drama […]

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Doing the Timewarp: Meet the Cast of Washington Savoyards ‘The Rocky Horror Show’ Part Seven: Chad W. Fornwalt

Here’s Part Seven of meeting the cast of The Washington Savoyard’s The Rocky Horror Shows. Today: meet Chad W. Fornwalt. I am Chad W. Fornwalt (Brad). I am happy to be working with Washington Savoyards after being seen in Cannibal…the Musical with Landless, as John Wilkes Booth in Assassins with St. Mark’s Players, in Rent, as Marley in A Christmas […]

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Doing the Timewarp: Meet the Cast of Washington Savoyards ‘The Rocky Horror Show’ Part Six: Danny Tippett

Here’s Part Six of meeting the cast of The Washington Savoyard’s The Rocky Horror Shows. Today: meet Danny Tippett. My name is Danny Tippett. I appeared most recently in Legally Blonde the Musical at Tobys Dinner Theatre. I have performed at The Kennedy Center, Fords Theatre, Imagination Stage, ATMTC, and Red Branch Theatre. Why did […]

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Doing the Timewarp: Meet the Cast of Washington Savoyards ‘The Rocky Horror Show’ Part Five: Caroline Wolfson

Here’s Part Five of meeting the cast of The Washington Savoyard’s The Rocky Horror Shows. Today: meet Caroline Wolfson. I’m Caroline Wolfson and this is my DC professional debut. I just graduated in May from Syracuse University with a B.F.A. in Muiscal Theatre. I have done some local shows while I was home from college. […]

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Doing the Timewarp: Meet the Cast of Washington Savoyards ‘The Rocky Horror Show’ Part Four: Ryan Patrick Welsh

Here’s Part Four of meeting the cast of The Washington Savoyard’s The Rocky Horror Shows. Today: meet Ryan Patrick Welsh. My name is Ryan Patrick Welsh. I graduated from Catholic University’s musical theatre program in May of 2011. Since graduating I’ve appeared in Anything Goes, Chicago, and White Christmas with Toby’s Dinner Theatre of Columbia, […]

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‘The Rocky Horror Show’ at Washington Savoyards by Erica Laxson

Look out DC, Washington Savoyards presentation of The Rocky Horror Show is here just in time for Halloween and is sure to make you scream! Director Jay D. Brock delivers the laugh-a-minute show and meets every traditional expectation with help from choreographer Christen Svingos. Flirty costumes and perfectly pitched pipes belting out familiar songs will […]

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Washington Savoyards Names ‘Guest Narrators’ for ‘The Rocky Horror Show’ by Katy Beth Cassel

Guest Narrators Take Over Transylvania in Washington Savoyard’s THE ROCKY HORROR SHOW October 19 – November 4 Surprise “creatures of the night” emerge when Washington Savoyards 41st season opens with Richard O’Brien’s The Rocky Horror Show. VIPs from across DC lend their talents to the role of The Narrator during select performances throughout the run.  The Rocky […]

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‘Doing the Time Warp’ – Part Two: Director Jay Brock on Selecting the Leads of Washington Savoyards’ ‘The Rocky Horror Show’

In a previous article regarding the concept and vision of directing this production of the The Rocky Horror Show I discussed the inherent problem of where to strike a balance between maintaining the cult traditions and putting an artistic mark on the production. The movie is typically what pervadesour minds when we think about The Rocky […]

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