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Review: ‘Bye Bye Birdie’ at The Goodspeed

I have been viscerally connected to this charming musical about teenage life during the mid-1950s, when pop music was surrendering to the hot wave of rock ‘n roll started more or less by icon of the era, Elvis Presley. He was no  new Sinatra, Perry Como, or Andy Williams and new music plus his unique […]

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DCMetroTheaterArts’ Best of 2015 #3: Best Musicals in Community Theatres

The staff of DCMetroTheaterArts is honored to announce that their 2015 Best Musicals at Community Theatres honorees are: Altar Boyz at Audrey Herman Spotlighters Theatre. Avenue Q at Other Voices Theatre. The Best Little Whorehouse in Texas at Rockville Musical Theatre. Bring It On at Drama Learning Center. Bye Bye Birdie at Mount Vernon Community Children’s Theatre. […]

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‘Damn Yankees’ at The Heritage Players

The Tony Award-winning musical Damn Yankees, with Book by George Abbott and Douglass Wallop, and Words and Music by Richard Adler and Jerry Ross, opened this past weekend at the Heritage Players at the Rice Auditorium in Catonsville, MD. What could be more American than baseball, small towns, and true love, and especially playing during […]

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‘Let’s Fall in Love: Ann Hampton Callaway Sings Streisand, Songbook Classics, & More’ at The Kennedy Center by David Friscic

A Valentine’s Day treat was offered to all those who were lucky enough to attend celebrated jazz and cabaret artist Ann Hampton Callaway’s concert Let’s Fall in Love: Ann Hampton Callaway Sings Streisand, Songbook Classics, & More at last night at the Kennedy Center’s Terrace Theater. The very prodigious Callaway‘s artistic output is phenomenal from being the […]

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Auditions for McLean Community Players’ ‘Damn Yankees’ This Saturday and Sunday at Noon

Auditions for McLean Community Players Production of  Damn Yankees Where: McLean Community Center – 1234 Ingleside Ave., in McLean, VA.  When: THIS Saturday and Sunday, April 6 & 7, 2013. at NOON. Callbacks by invitation on Saturday, April 13th.  Auditioners should prepare one song in a musical theater style, music must be in proper key (no transpositions). Accompanist […]

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2012-2013 Season Preview for McLean Community Players by Chris Hardy and Joel Markowitz

McLean Community Players (MCP) just concluded their 2011-2012 season with a highly successful production of Legally Blonde. To find out what they have in store for next season, I interviewed Chris Hardy, their Artistic Vice President. Joel:  Your current season certainly ended with a bang.  Legally Blonde  was well-liked and very well attended. What are […]

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