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Review: Silver Spring Stage 2017 One Act Festival

Silver Spring Stage opened its 2017 One-Act Festival which has been part of their season for fifty years. Each weekend several short plays from the past and present are produced. There is usually no common thread except this year, two of the plays were previously directed by the late Leta Hall at SSS, Clean by […]

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Review: ‘Anton in Show Business’ at Silver Spring Stage

Anton in Show Business by Jane Martin opened last night at Silver Spring Stage. The show is produced by Jim Robertson and directed by Erin Bone Steele. The plot is a strange one that satirizes the audition and rehearsal process of a production of Anton Chekov’s Three Sisters scheduled to open in San Antonio, Texas. Two […]

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Review: ‘The Emperor of North America’ at Silver Spring Stage

Friday night was a very special night at Silver Spring Stage as they opened their 49th Season with Thomas Hischak’s play, The Emperor of North America. This production was presented as part of the American Association of Community Theatre NewPlayFest 2016. Every two years AACT chooses seven plays and seven community theaters to present their debuts. […]

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Review: The 2016 One-Act Festival Performed by The Montgomery Playhouse on 8/20/16 at Silver Spring Stage

This weekend two theater companies, Silver Spring Stage and The Montgomery County Playhouse, collaborated to present the 2016 One-Act Festival. This weekend, The Montgomery Playhouse performed their One Act Plays at Silver Spring Stage. The first play, Marriage Suite, was comprised of a talented young cast. Playwright Daria Kerschenbaum is still a student at Thomas […]

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Capital Fringe 2014 Review: ‘Four Dogs and a Bone’

(Best of the Fringe!) Welcome to the savage world of moviemaking where success-hungry humans, snarl and growl at each other like dogs fighting for a bone. Welcome to Hollywood, as experienced first-hand by John Patrick Shanley, a Pulitzer Prize Award-winning American playwright and a theatre and film director, whose sojourn as a Hollywood player took […]

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‘Habeas Corpus’ at Greenbelt Arts Center

Somewhere between the loving and the lying, the kissing and the crying, and the living and the dying is a British farce called Habeas Corpus. Written by Alan Bennett and Directed by Pauline Griller-Mitchell, this tarty little romp is now appearing on the stage at the Greenbelts Arts Center for just a brief period of […]

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‘Night Mother’ at Rockville Little Theatre

Spring may be calling you outside to bike and run and savor the sunshine, but do yourself a favor…spend ninety minutes with the Rockville Little Theatre’s production of ‘Night Mother before you do. This thought-provoking and harrowing interpretation of Marsha Norman’s 1983 Pulitzer Prize winner is a not to be missed showcase of strong character […]

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‘The Nerd’ Kicks Off TONIGHT at Rockville Little Theatre by Ken Kemp

Rockville Little Theatre opens its 65th season TONIGHT through October 27th with Larry Shue’s outrageous comedy The Nerd, at the F. Scott Fitzgerald Theatre. Produced by David Levin, directed by Laura W. Andruski, and with a cast of veteran RLT performers and new faces, The Nerd promises an evening of non-stop laughs for audiences of all ages.  An aspiring architect, Willum Cubbert (Chris Penick) has often […]

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‘The Nerd’ Kicks Off Rockville Little Theatre’s 2013-2014 Season on September 27th by Ken Kemp

Rockville Little Theatre opens its 65th season with Larry Shue’s outrageous comedy The Nerd, at the F. Scott Fitzgerald Theatre from September 27th through October 26th. Produced by David Levin, directed by Laura W. Andruski, and with a cast of veteran RLT performers and new faces, The Nerd promises an evening of non-stop laughs for audiences of all ages.  An aspiring architect, Willum Cubbert (Chris Penick) […]

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