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Review: ‘Rapture, Blister, Burn’ at Peter’s Alley Theatre Productions

In these days of constant bombast and weaponized words, when sounding reasonable and wanting to be open to another person’s point of view sounds almost quaint, Peter’s Alley Theatre has taken a quiet approach for its production of Gina Gionfriddo’s Rapture, Blister, Burn, a play that deals with feminist theories and human needs. As directed by Mark Kamie […]

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Review: ‘The Tempest’ at Annapolis Shakespeare Company

Annapolis Shakespeare Company’s production of Shakespeare’s The Tempest is a colorful, spirited spectacle. Co-directed by Donald Hicken and Sally Boyett, The Tempest is performed outdoors, in the gardens of the historic Charles Carroll House. It combines talented acting, directing, choreography, and lighting with a beautiful setting for a night of wonderful theater, with magic, romance, and […]

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DCMetroTheaterArts’ Best of 2015 #8: Best Performances in a Play in Professional Theatres

The staff of DCMetroTheaterArts is honored to announce that their Best of 2015: Best Performances in Plays in Professional Theatres go to:  BEST ACTOR IN A PLAY Josh Adams as Billy in The Cripple of Inishmaan at Scena Theatre. Matthew Ancarrow and Robby Rose as ‘The Twins’ in The Comedy of Errors at Chesapeake Shakespeare Company. Aaron […]

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‘Educating Rita’ at Peter’s Alley Theatre Productions

Willy Russell’s play, Educating Rita is over three decades old. Reminiscent of the George Bernard Shaw play, Pygmalion, more popularly known by its musical rendition, My Fair Lady, the play tells the tale of a woman on a mission to discover herself. Fortunately, the subject matter still manages to resonate with its current day audience. In […]

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‘Educating Rita’: Peter’s Alley brings Willy Russell’s Award-Winning Comedy To Arlington by Alyson Ettman

September 25,  2015 marks the beginning of Peter’s Alley Theatre Productions’ 4th Season with the Opening of Willy Russell’s award-winning, Educating Rita. Although many remember fondly the highly successful film version starring Michael Caine, the play is somewhat of a hidden gem, rarely produced in the states since its debut 35 years ago. This witty and wise […]

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‘SHAPE’ at force/collison by Joel Markowitz

In its World Premiere, Erik Ehn’s SHAPE is given a powerful, heartbreaking, funny, moving, invigorating, emotional, and visually gorgeous production by force/collison. With a powerhouse of a cast – SHAPE is a theatrical experience you won’t forget! Erik Ehn contacted Director John Moletress while visiting DC and asked him to read SHAPE. John was so impressed that he knew […]

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