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Review: ‘Ben Dibble: Are We There Yet? Just a Little Father(hood Cabaret)’ at the Arden Cabaret Series

Ben Dibble might be as fine a cabaret performer as anyone in that field. He demonstrated that with the presentation of Are We There Yet? Just a Little Father(hood Cabaret), produced by the Arden Theatre Company in Philadelphia. Many excellent singers have failed in their attempts at that delicate art. Cabaret demands naturalism, which requires […]

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Review: ‘Gypsy’ at Washington County Playhouse Dinner Theater and Children’s Theater

Washington County Playhouse Dinner Theater and Children’s Theater has just opened their new production of Gypsy, the classic 1959 musical. Often listed among the greatest musicals ever written, Gypsy is dark, complex, and ambitious musical that can challenge even the best of theaters. Does everything come up roses for Washington County Playhouse? Gypsy is the story […]

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Review: Kristin Chenoweth at Wolf Trap

On a hot, humid summer evening at the Wolf Trap Performing Arts Center last night, the lithe and absolutely charismatic Broadway, television, and singing sensation Kristin Chenoweth brought out the balmy breeze of her immense talent through a disarming set of 18 (or so) eclectic songs and lively, iconoclastic comedic patter for ninety glorious minutes. […]

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Review: ‘I Am Anne Hutchinson/I Am Harvey Milk’ at Strathmore

From Handel’s Giulio Cesare to Donizetti’s Anna Bolena to Adams’ Nixon in China, real-life historic figures have often been the subjects of operas. The multi-talented actor, singer, composer, and songwriter Andrew Lippa has continued that tradition with his groundbreaking “concept opera” I Am Anne Hutchinson/I Am Harvey Milk, which had its world premiere at Strathmore […]

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Review: ‘Kristin Chenoweth: Coming Home Tour’ at Strathmore

To paraphrase an old expression, “big talent can come in small packages!” This observation was never truer than when the diminutive musical superstar, Kristin Chenoweth, took the stage at Strathmore Music Center on January 29, 2016. Chenoweth filled the hall with her remarkably strong, beautifully clear, and thrilling coloratura soprano voice. Accompanied by an ultra-talented […]

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Kristen Chenoweth at Wolf Trap

Kristin Chenoweth, well-known for her impressive Broadway, film, and television careers, took Wolf Trap by storm on Friday night. Met with an enthusiastic audience of theater-lovers and, as she joked “their spouses,” Chenoweth’s warm and honest humor paired with her incomparable vocal prowess delighted the full house. She was accompanied by a band comprised of […]

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‘The Fox on the Fairway’ at Reston Community Players

“Golf is not a game, but a way of life. A religion, if you will,” intones Henry Bingham, president of the Quail Valley Country Club, in Ken Ludwig’s The Fox on the Fairway, playing now at Reston’ Community Players at CenterStage, and directed lovingly by Adam Konowe. The production by the Reston Community Players faithfully […]

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‘Working for Peanuts’: Meet the Cast of Reston Community Players’ ‘You’re a Good Man, Charlie Brown-Part 3: A Video Interview with Richard Farella and Terry Barr

Fall is in the air, and it’s perfect weather for tangling kites in trees, trying to finally win a baseball game, and hoping against hope to finally kick the football without having it pulled away at the last minute by a certain psychoanalyzing little girl as Reston Community Players (RCP) opens its 48th season on October […]

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‘Working for Peanuts’: Meet the Cast of Reston Community Players’ ‘You’re a Good Man, Charlie Brown’-Part 2: Nina Jankowicz and Patrick Graham

Fall is in the air, and it’s perfect weather for tangling kites in trees, trying to finally win a baseball game, and hoping against hope to finally kick the football without having it pulled away at the last minute by a certain psychoanalyzing little girl as Reston Community Players (RCP) opens its 48th season on October […]

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