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Tony Award Winner Rupert Holmes Joins Post-Matinee Discussion This Sunday, 9/18 at ‘The Mystery of Edwin Drood-The Symphonic/Metal Version’ at The Arts Barn

This Sunday, after the September 18th matinee performance of The Mystery of Edwin Drood there will be a post-show discussion with the MetalDrood team and acclaimed mystery novelist Rupert Holmes, Drood’s Tony Award-winning playwright-composer-lyricist. Holmes is an entertainment Renaissance man, with a descriptor that includes mystery novelist-playwright-composer-arranger-screenwriter-conductor-singer-songwriter. As a pop tunesmith, perhaps his best known hit […]

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A Report on Landless Theatre Company’s Symphonic Metal ‘The Mystery of Edwin Drood’

Following the success of last year’s Sweeney Todd Prog Metal Version, Landless Theatre Company is back with their latest metal adaptation of a Tony® Award-winning musical. This time, the company tackles The Mystery of Edwin Drood, with innovative new symphonic metal arrangements created with the blessing of Drood composer Rupert Holmes. “I’m both intrigued and […]

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Review: ‘Nine’ at Wildwood Summer Theatre

What do you get with a cast of 1 artistic film director plus 10 beautiful ladies? Nope, not eleven, it’s Nine! Presented by Wildwood Summer Theatre, composed by Maury Yeston, written by Arthur Kopit, and directed by Rocky Nunzio, Nine follows the tale of struggling Italian film director Guido Contini (Noah Beye) as he obsesses to […]

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‘Hair’ at Woodrow Wilson High School

Lorin Kayla Holland (Dionne), in all her tranquil beauty, set the mood perfectly for Wilson High School’s production of Hair. Action jumps in as Kellik Dawson (Hud), and Zac Nachbar-Seckel (Berger) hit the stage. This dynamic duo has it all; vocals; dance steps; acting, and; the illusive ability to immediately connect with the audience. Teo Topa […]

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‘The Fire and the Rain’ at Constellation Theatre Company

It is extraordinary that Constellation Theatre Company continues to seek out and present works of artistry that would likely be unknown to us. And Constellation’s willingness to take financial risks with rarely produced fare is a major business decision that can have significant financial impacts. So kudos to Constellation for producing The Fire and The […]

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‘Ain’t Misbehavin” at The Vagabond Players

The joint was jumpin’ yesterday as The Vagabond Players wisely chose The Murray Horwitz and Richard Maltby Jr. Tony Award-winning musical Ain’t Misbehavin’ filled to open their 99th Anniversary Season with songs by the ingeneous Fats Waller. Before I hurl some laurels on the cast and musicians I need to let you know that for yesterday’s matinee, which I […]

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‘Nevermore’ at Pandemonium Theatrical Productions

Pandemonium’s Workhouse Arts Center could not have been more well-suited for Nevermore, a dark and intimate musical about the life of Edgar Allan Poe, with music by Matt Conner and the book by Grace Barnes, and hauntingly directed by Jeffrey Davis. Poe is no doubt a complicated character to explore, and Conner does a great job […]

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