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DCMetroTheaterArts’ Best of 2016 #7: Best Performances and Ensembles in Musicals in Professional Theaters in DC/MD/VA

Here is the staff of DCMetroTheaterArts’ Best of 2016 #7: Best Performances in Musicals in Professional Theaters in DC/MD/VA: Scean Aaron as Riff Raff in The Rocky Horror Show at Iron Crow Theatre. Scott Ward Abernethy as Doctor Madden in Next to Normal at The Keegan Theatre. Nicklas Aliff as Caldwell B. Cladwell in Urinetown at Constellation Theatre Company. […]

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The 7:30 PM ‘Summer Hummer V: Champions’ at Signature Theatre

Theater folks and fans alike reveled in last night’s Summer Hummer V: Champions –  the Washington Theater Community’s annual one-night-only benefit for theatreWashington’s ‘Taking Care of Our Own’ at the Signature Theatre last night. Each year, the organization raises much-needed emergency assistance for members of the theater community, everything from medical costs to transportation and […]

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Signature Theatre Announces its 2016-2017 Season-3 World Premiere Musicals and 2 World Premiere Plays

 Signature Theatre Announces 2016/17 Season Three World Premiere Musicals: Freaky Friday by Tom Kitt, Brian Yorkey, and Bridget Carpenter Silver Belles by Matt Conner, Allyson Currin and Stephen Gregory Smith Two World Premiere Plays: Mrs. Miller Does Her Thing by James Lapine Plus  The DC Premiere of Jelly’s Last Jam and Inventive new stagings of Titanic […]

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Review: ‘Road Show’ at Signature Theatre

First things first. One should not miss a chance to discover, or for some re-discover, a rarely produced Stephen Sondheim work. This is especially true for an appealing musical production called Road Show now at Signature Theatre. Originally commissioned by The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts for its silver anniversary in 1996 the currently […]

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La-Ti-Do! Begins Performances at Bistro Bistro Tonight at 8 PM with Chris Sizemore and National Broadway Chorus & American Pops Orchestra

Come see La-Ti-Do’ new venue at Bistro Bistro 1727 Connecticut Ave, in NW Washington, DC TONIGHT AT 8 PM  La-Ti-Do presents Helen Hayes Award winner Chris Sizemore and members of The National Broadway Chorus and American Pops Orchestra. Purchase your tickets to The American Pops Orchestra’s Stairway to Paradise on Friday, October 16th  and 8 PM […]

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Big Changes at La-Ti-Do! New Venue and Partnering with Arena Stage & Shakespeare Theatre Company

La-Ti-Do’s Fall 2015 Season & Special Events Announcement Produced by La-Ti-Do DC A part of the weekly La-Ti-Do series from October – December 2015 FALL for some of Washington, DC’s best and brightest stars and members of partner organizations!” La-Ti-Do DC is MOVING locations to Bistro Bistro Restaurant – 1727 Connecticut Ave, in NW Washington, DC […]

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LA-TI-DO Premieres at 54 Below on Tuesday, September 1st at 9:30 PM

LA-TI-DO, the collision of musical theatre and spoken word poetry, Premieres at 54 BELOW, BROADWAY’S SUPPER CLUB 54 BELOW, Broadway’s Supper Club, presents La-Ti-Do on September 1, 2015 at 9:30 pm. La-Ti-Do is a cabaret where musical theatre and spoken word poetry collide. La-Ti-Do debuts at 54 Below featuring some of both Washington, DC and New York’s finest musical and spoken […]

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LaTiDo Sings Oscar Nominated Songs Tonight at 8 PM

Tomorrow at La Ti Do, we sing Oscar nominated songs and say farewell to our February monthly feature: Lauren Du Pree and our spotlight Mary Payne Omohundro. Weekly Spoken Word feature: Gowri K Guest Performer: Marni Whelan Oscar Song Performers: – Hilary Morrow & Don Mike Mendoza “A Whole New World” – Carrie Heflin, “The […]

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‘La-Ti-Do’ Looking for Vocalists, Musicians, and Poets to Reinterpret Oscar Nominated ‘Best Songs’ for Their February 23rd Show

We are pleased to announce that the February 23. 2015 show will have a section devoted to Oscar nominated songs. We are soliciting vocalists, musicians, and possibly poets to reinterpret one of the 296 songs nominated in Oscar History 1934 through 2015. The list is staggering from Lego’s “Everything Is Awesome” (2015) to “They Can’t […]

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A Report on ‘Summer Hummer: Ménage à Trois’ at Signature Theatre

Summer Hummer: Ménage à Trois at Signature Theatre Benefits theatreWashington’s Taking Care of Our Own   Summer Hummer: Ménage à Trois at Signature Theatre on Monday evening made Cabaret and Chicago look as G-rated as Sesame Street. Billed as “The Bawdy Burlesque to Benefit Taking Care of Our Own,” the third-annual Summer Hummer featured many of Washington’s […]

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‘Sunday in the Park with George’ at Signature Theatre

Like the pointillist dots that fill the canvas of Georges Seurat’s masterful painting A Sunday Afternoon on the Island of La Grande Jatte, each element of Signature Theatre’s stunning production of Sunday in the Park with George flows seamlessly together to create one unified artistic entity. Stephen Sondheim (Music and Lyrics) and James Lapine’s (Book) […]

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Tom Goss at Signature Theatre’s Sizzlin’ Summer Nights Series

From the first downbeat of his powerhouse opening song, “It Only Takes One” off of his fourth album Wait, Tom Goss delivered a powerhouse performance to the very last note on Thursday night at Signature Theatre. Despite the rainy and gloomy evening, the acoustic-pop singer/songwriter Goss, dancing about the stage with an ankleboot and his […]

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‘Cloak and Dagger’ at Signature Theatre

You know you’re in the presence of a legend when the material doesn’t matter as much as the immaterial. With the world premiere of Cloak and Dagger: Or the Case of the Golden Venus — Ed Dixon’s outrageous trunk show — Signature Theatre once again is killin’ it. Artistic Director Eric Schaeffer has justifiably earned […]

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Magic Time! ‘The Threepenny Opera’ at Signature Theatre

Signature Theatre’s new production of The Threepenny Opera—directed and choreographed with unerring cunning by Matthew Gardiner—is cringe-inducing, snarky, impudent, and jarring. Everything it’s meant to be. And I cannot imagine this subversive classic could look, sound, and play any better. The show’s in-your-face surprises start in the MAX Theatre entranceway, where a devised BBC broadcast […]

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‘The Threepenny Opera’ at Signature Theatre

Stepping into the Signature Theatre’s MAX Theatre, you immediately realize that you are standing on a giant, weathered Union Jack—transported, perhaps a bit uneasily for some, into the eerie streets of London at a time from a not-too-distant past. With nothing around but a garishly neon sign flickering “In$tant Ca$h” and some graffiti on the […]

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