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Review: ‘Any Given Monday’ at Dominion Stage

Moral dilemmas feed the dark humor of Bruce Graham’s Any Given Monday, directed by Jennifer Lyman. Marital infidelity, the loyalty of friendship, the eagerness of youth, and the logic of no logic at all is scrutinized. The choice of right and wrong is put in sound opposition. Is it a ‘shame-on-you wag-of-the-finger’ or a ‘thumbs up’ […]

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Review: ‘She Loves Me’ at The Arlington Players

The Arlington Players have put on a delicious production of the musical She Loves Me. The 1964 musical by Fiddler on the Roof Composer Jerry Bock and Lyricist Sheldon Harnick and book writer Joe Masteroff was not a roaring success when it first premiered on Broadway (it had the bad luck of opening the same season as […]

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Review: ‘Cabaret’ at Kensington Arts Theatre

In Act One of Cabaret, Cliff Bradshaw tells Sally Bowles that he loves Berlin because it feels like a city full of children behaving badly, getting wilder and wilder because they know that at any moment their parents will be home and the party will be over. The year is 1931 and the ‘children’ are […]

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Come to KAT’s ‘Cabaret’: Part 2: Meet Chuck Dluhy

In Part 2 of a series of interviews with the cast of Kensington Arts Theatre’s (KAT) Cabaret, meet Chuck Dluhy. Joel: Where have local theatergoers seen you perform before on our local stages? What roles have you played? Chuck: I played Uncle Fester in KAT’s production of The Addams Family.  I’ve also recently been seen as Lord […]

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‘Shrek The Musical’ at Reston Community Players

Reston Community Players’ production of Shrek The Musical (Book and Lyrics by David Lindsay-Abaire and Music by Jeanine Tesori) is just as fun as the movie it is based on, with the added bonus of unfolding live in front of you. Sue Pinkman directs this lively production with the audience’s enjoyment in mind and a keen […]

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Meet Reston Community Players’ Farquaad and Donkey in ‘Shrek The Musical’: Part 4: Chuck Dluhy and Joshua Redford

In Part 4 of a series of interviews with the cast of Reston Community Players’ Shrek The Musical, meet Chuck Dluhy and Joshua Redford. Diane Jackson Schnoor: Please introduce yourself to our audience. Chuck:  Hello, my name is Chuck Dluhy. I am originally from the Pittsburgh area, but have lived and participated in theatre in the DMV for […]

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Meet The Cast of Reston Community Players’ ‘Shrek The Musical’: Part 3: Jennifer Lambert, Patrick Graham, and Evie Korovesis

In Part 2 of a series of interviews with the cast of Reston Communty Players’ production of Shrek The Musical, meet Jennifer Lambert, Patrick Graham, and Evie Korovesis. Diane Jackson Schnoor: Please introduce yourself to our readers, What shows have audiences seen you in lately? Are there any honors you’ve received that you want people to […]

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Meet The Creative Team Behind Reston Community Players’ ‘Shrek The Musical’: Part 2: Director Sue Pinkman and Music Director Elisa Rosman

In Part 2 of a series of interviews with the cast of Reston Communty Players’ production of Shrek The Musical, meet Director Sue Pinkman and Music Director Elisa Rosman. Joel: Please introduce yourself to our audience. Sue: My name is Sue Pinkman, and I’m the Director of Shrek. I’ve been a member of RCP for 37 years since […]

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Meet The Cast of Reston Community Players’ ‘Shrek The Musical’: Part 1: Paul Tonden and Jolene Vettese

A talking donkey, a singing ogre, a feisty princess, a sassy cookie, tap dancing rats, and a striking band of  misfit fairytale characters will be working their magic for children of all ages when Reston Community Players opens its 49th season with the Tony Award-winning fairytale adventure Shrek The Musical, October 16-November 17, 2015. Shrek The […]

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DCMTA Scene Stealers-Week Ending March 31, 2015 Part 1

Here is Part 1 of our favorite ‘Scene Stealers’ in March 2015. Congrats to our honorees! ______ Alex Alburqueque, as Leporello, in Don Giovanni at The In Series singing “Lovely Lady” “Don Giovanni would be nothing without his sidekick, Leporello. The In Series sets this Mozart classic in the American bible belt during a tent revival. […]

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‘God of Carnage’ at The Little Theatre of Alexandria

As the curtain opens on God of Carnage, Veronica Novak (Karen Shotts) is walking on eggshells, trying to have an adult conversation with the parents of the child who hit her son with a stick. Veronica and her husband Michael (Chuck Dluhy) have invited Alan (Jack B. Stein) and Annette Raleigh (Allison Block),  a couple […]

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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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‘The Addams Family’ at Kensington Arts Theatre

Up for a twisted trip into the macabre world of the famed, now modernized, Addams Family this Halloween season? Well look no further than the Kensington Arts Theatre (KAT) and their current production of The Addams Family. Yes – that’s right – Gomez, Morticia, Wednesday, Pugsly, Fester and the ghoulish gang are back and in […]

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Interview with H-B Woodlawn Secondary Program’s Bill Podolski on ‘Les Miserables’ by Eric Denver

I was so impressed by the quality of H-B Woodlawn Secondary Program‘s production of Les Misérables School Edition that I asked  Director/Producer/Musical Director Bill Podolski to take us behind-the-scenes of putting this mammoth production together. Eric: How much rehearsal time did you have before the show closed on January 31st? Bill: We held auditions for the show the first week of […]

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Be a Les Mis Valentine! Celebrate A Heart Full of Love At Reston Community Players’ ‘Les Misérables’ by Diane Schnoor

There is one week left to catch a performance of the Reston Players’ critically acclaimed Les Misérables, and members of the cast and crew are hoping regional audiences will join them for some Valentine’s weekend surprises. “We have been playing to full houses, and audiences have been on their feet before the finale ended at […]

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‘Les Misérables School Edition’ at H-B Woodlawn Secondary Program by Eric Denver

 Les Misérables School Edition played at H-B Woodlawn Secondary Program in Arlington, VA on January 30, 2014 to a sold-out four-performance run. Under the capable and expert leadership of Producer, Director, and Musical Director Bill Podolski, this all-student extravaganza evolved over a four-month rehearsal process. Les Misérables is the world’s longest running musical, performed in over 42 countries in […]

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‘Les Misérables’ at Reston Community Players by Beverly Fleisher

Reston Community Players’ production of Les Misérables is la plupart magnifique! From the moment the curtain rose on a group of prisoners, including Jean Valjean, toiling in misery to “Look Down,” to the reunion of Fantine and Jean Valjean at the end of life, the production was mesmerizing. Reston Community Players’ exquisite and brilliant production of the […]

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‘Rumors’ at McLean Community Players by Julia L. Exline

McLean Community Players present Rumors, a comedic farce by Neil Simon. Directed by Rosemary Hartman, four wealthy couples arrive for a dinner party, but are instead thrown into an evening full of frenzied chaos, lots of laughs, quick thinking, and downright meltdowns! Set Designer Skip Gresko, with the help of crews of constructors and painters, […]

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