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Review: ‘Little Women: The Musical’ at Third Wall Productions

Mother’s Day afternoon was spent in a Baltimore church basement where we gathered for the musical adaptation of Louisa May Alcott’s classic tale, Little Women. Truth be told, I wouldn’t have wanted to be anywhere else, as Third Wall Productions (“TWP”) offers a delightful divertissement from those “Hallmark” family gatherings that have become so much a […]

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Josh Hitchens, Diane Richardson, Molly Edelman, and Megan Edelman Discuss ‘Anne of Green Gables’ and Victorian Theatre at Ebenezer Maxwell Mansion

The latest offering in Ebenezer Maxwell Mansion’s popular Victorian Theatre presentations is a new interpretation of Anne of Green Gables, playing for four performances this weekend in the 19th-century house-museum’s ornately furnished parlor. Adapted from Canadian author Lucy Maud Montgomery’s best-selling novel of 1908, the play, appropriate for all ages, follows the uplifting story of […]

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Review: ‘Tribulation Periwinkle: Civil War Nurse’ at Ebenezer Maxwell Mansion

In commemoration of Women’s History Month, Ebenezer Maxwell Mansion’s Victorian Theatre Company presents the world premiere of Tribulation Periwinkle: Civil War Nurse. Adapted and directed by Josh Hitchens, the solo show, performed by Christina Higgins in the beautifully restored 19th-century parlor of the historic house museum, is an original interpretation of Louisa May Alcott’s Hospital […]

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2016 Philadelphia Fringe Festival: ‘PANGAEA’: Interviews with the Cast and Director

PANGAEA, connecting people, life, and historical times through a post-apocalyptic folk opera: An interview with the musicians-actors and the director PANGAEA: “About 300 million years ago, Earth didn’t have seven continents, but instead one massive supercontinent called Pangaea, which was surrounded by a single ocean called Panthalassa,” as Tia Ghose, senior writer for LiveScience, points […]

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‘Take A Bow’ Part 2 in Philadelphia: Staff of DCMetroTheaterArts’ Favorite Spring/Summer 2016 Performances

Here is Part 2 of the Philadelphia staff of DCMetroTheaterArts’ favorite performances in Spring and Summer of 2016. To all our honorees – TAKE A BOW! _____  Amanda Schoonover as Dorine in Tartuffe at Commonwealth Classic Theatre Company. Reset in the 1980s, Amanda Schoonover brought an uncompromising post-modern feminist attitude to the forthright housemaid Dorine in Molière’s 17th-Century French […]

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‘Sleepy Hollow’ at The Washington Ballet

‘Sleepy Hollow’ ballet premieres at the Kennedy Center:  D.C. Ballet shakes up expectations Yes, even classical ballerinas let their hair down once in a while. They relish tossing off those stiff upper body movements and taping their feet to a syncopated beat rather than a traditional waltz. Mainly, though, ballet dancers (the guys and the […]

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Meet the Cast of ‘Ghost The Musical’–Lauren Alberg, Shannon Taylor, and Aly Murphy and The Production Team-Erin MacDonald, Amy Rawe Weimer, & Iris Shih at Drama Learning Center

TYA Teen Professionals at Drama Learning Center closes its area premiere of Ghost the Musical today at 2 PM.  After getting special permission from Theatrical Rights Worldwide to present this title prior to its availability for regional productions, the cast and production team are brimming with excitement over the opportunity to tell the story of […]

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The American Voices Festival: ‘Musical Theater Master Session with Sutton Foster’ by Nicole Cusick

This weekend Opera Singer Renee Fleming hosted a series of master classes followed by expert panels at The Kennedy Center to connect students with successful professionals who could offer exceptional advice about the field and the technique. Broadway sensation Sutton Foster was a guest artist who coached four lucky students in a musical theatre master […]

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Behind the Scenes at Wootton High School’s production of “Little Women” by Corrieanne Stein

Behind the scenes with Corrieanne Stein and Thomas S. Wootton High School’s production of Little Women With only seven weeks from casting to performance, the rehearsal schedule for Thomas S. Wootton High School’s production of Little Women has been frantic. Our cast, crew, and orchestra are made up of veteran performers and some very talented newcomers, […]

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Broadway Veteran Sutton Foster Helps Educate Aspiring Young Artists by Lauren Selman

Students of the Act Two @ Levine Pre-Professional Program gathered for a master class with two time Tony Award winner Sutton Foster. Ms. Foster’s class was presented by Strathmore in conjunction with her performance on Saturday night at the Music Center at Strathmore. Foster answered questions from students and Strathmore patrons about her performing career and […]

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‘Barbara Cook’s Spotlight: Maureen McGovern’ at The Kennedy Center by Jennifer Perry

Now in its 6th season, the Barbara Cook’s Spotlight Series has succeeded in bringing known and lesser known musical theatre talent to Kennedy Center audiences in a cabaret setting. Award-winning vocalist Maureen McGovern may not be predominately known for her musical theatre background although she has appeared in regional theatre productions and on Broadway as […]

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