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Final 2 Performances Today at 2:30 & 8 PM for ‘An Evening with Danny Kaye’ at The American Century Theater

You have two more chances today at 2:30 PM and 8 PM to see the critically acclaimed An Evening with Danny Kaye starring Helen Hayes Award winner Brian Childers. David Friscic, in his review for DCMetroTheaterArts said: “Brian Childers IS the exact personification of Danny Kaye in the wonderfully amusing and slightly manic current production at The […]

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The American Century Theater's Artistic Director Jack Marshall.

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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‘An Evening with Danny Kaye’ at The American Century Theater

Brian Childers IS the exact personification of Danny Kaye in the wonderfully amusing and slightly manic current production at The American Century Theater (TACT), An Evening with Danny Kaye. Childers bounded onto the beautifully-rendered concert style setting (a hallmark of TACT is above-par superior, authentic period detail and scenic design) and emanated the many and […]

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‘An Evening With Danny Kaye’ With Brian Childers Returns to The American Century Theater July 16-August 18th

The American Century Theater (TACT) wishes to announce a change in its scheduled production lineup for July/August 2014. In place of The American Century Songbook, TACT is thrilled to welcome Helen Hayes Award-winner Brian Childers back to its stages for An Evening with Danny Kaye. This production, to be performed as part of the Robert […]

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‘White Christmas’ at The Hippodrome Theatre by Amanda Gunther

Season’s greetings! And happy holidays! The one thing that could make this festive time of year even more perfect would be wonderful, glimmering, beautiful, shimmering snow! And there’s a healthy dose of it to be had as the Broadway Across America— CareFirst Hippodrome Broadway Series presents Irving Berlin’s White Christmas just in time for the […]

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‘The Playwright’s Playground Series’: Jacqueline E. Lawton Part 3 by Sydney-Chanele Dawkins

Welcome to the new in-depth interview series ‘The Playwright’s Playground‘ – highlighting local female playwrights in the D.C. Theatre community. Female Theatre artists make up more than 50 percent of those involved in the Theatre, yet the number of female playwrights being produced is dramatically lower. In this series I will interview and introduce DCMTA readers […]

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Brian Childers as Danny Kaye. Photo courtesy of The American Century Theatre.

Brian Childers on “An Evening With Danny Kaye’ Tonight at The American Century Theater Benefit at Artisphere

In 2002, Brian Childers wowed DC area audiences with his spot-on and high-energy performance as Danny Kaye in Danny and Sylvia: A Musical Love Story, first at The American Century Theatre (TACT) and then at MetroStage. Childers was awarded a Helen Hayes Award in 2002 for his performance. Danny and Sylvia was resurrected and had an almost three […]

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Film Review: ‘Hava Nagila’ by Bari Biern

First, take out your No. 2 pencils and answer this question:  Where did the traditional Jewish song, “Hava Nagila” originate? (1)    Jerusalem (2)    Warsaw (3)    Miami Okay, it’s a trick question. The real answer will surprise you, and it’s only one of the many fascinating facts revealed in producer/director Roberta Grossman’s Hava Nagila (The Movie). To […]

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Brian Childers as Danny Kaye. Photo courtesy of The American Century Theatre.

‘An Evening With Danny Kaye’ to Benefit The American Century Theater on May 6th at 7 PM at Artisphere

Brian Childers returns to perform An Evening with Danny Kaye, the show he “always wanted to perform’, to benefit The American Century Theater (TACT) on Monday, May 6, 2013 at Artisphere – 1101 Wilson Boulevard, in Arlington, VA, a two-block walk from the Rosslyn Metro Station on The Yellow and Blue Lines. Stephen Nachamie directs, and Jeff […]

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