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Review: ‘Cabaret’ at Workhouse Arts Center

Everybody loves a winner. The song “Maybe This Time” reminds one of the spark of hope in a new beginning, what it feels like to cross a path and find someone and find a home. How very simple and very similar is the human desire to belong. Alternatively, bias creates an impossible wall. A few […]

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Review: ‘Stupid F#@*ing Bird’ at Port City Playhouse

Port City Playhouse has undertaken the hilarious dark comedy Stupid F#@*ing Bird, by Playwright Aaron Posner. The show is adapted from Anton Chekhov’s The Seagull, but with a very modern makeover and two original songs by Composer James Sugg. With themes of love, sex, loss, and betrayal, the show delves into the struggle between past […]

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Review: ‘The Boys in the Band’ at Dominion Stage

Mart Crowley’s groundbreaking play The Boys in The Band, now being given a superlative production by Dominion Stage at the Gunston Arts Theatre, is perfectly “on-target” as a study of psychological ferment amongst a group of homosexual men in a pre-Stonewall era. This play has been studied, analyzed and labeled to the max because of […]

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DCMetroTheaterArts’ Best of 2014: Best Directors/Musical Directors in a Musical in Community Theatres

Hans Bachmann for La Cage aux Folles at McLean Community Players  Musical Director: John Edward Niles ______ Homero Bayarena for Les Misérables at Glyndon Area Players Musical Director: Matt Hartman ______ Rich Bird for You’re a Good Man, Charlie Brown at Reston Community Players Musical Director: Mark V. Deal ______ Zina Bleck for Spamalot at Zemfira Stage Musical Director: Annette Fakoury _____ Stephanie Bonte-Lebair for My Fair […]

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‘The Unexpected Guest’ at Lazy Susan Dinner Theatre by Julia L. Exline

The Lazy Susan Dinner Theatre presents famed crime writer Agatha Christie’s The Unexpected Guest, a thrilling murder mystery directed by Jeffrey Davis. Filled with surprising plot twists, this “whodunit,” paired with the unique and friendly atmosphere of The Lazy Susan, makes for a wonderful evening out! Before the show begins, a buffet-style dinner and cocktails […]

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‘The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee’ at Lazy Susan Dinner Theatre by Julia L. Exline

Lazy Susan Dinner Theatre presents the Tony Award-winning musical, The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee, with music and lyrics by William Finn and book by Rachel Sheinkin. Jeffrey Davis directs this riotous production about a band of misfit pre-teens vying for the coveted trophy in a National Spelling Bee. Bleachers, lockers, school banners, and […]

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