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Review: ‘Robin Hood’ at Victorian Lyric Opera Company

Rob from the rich, give to the poor ̶  a theme with universal and enduring appeal, at least among 99% of us. The centuries-old legend of benevolent British outlaw Robin Hood has pranced across diverse art forms from traveling minstrel show to video games. But there’s more to it than wealth transfer and ambition. Only in […]

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‘Emily Skinner: Broadway Her Way’ at AMP

At the Strathmore’s new AMP venue last night, musical theater star and singer extraordinaire Emily Skinner, dazzled the crowd-with her always winning combination of a soaring purity of tone and the ability to interpret a lyric like Frank or Ella. Skinner’s voice is truly one to make the Gods envious; her vocal instrument can plummet […]

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It’s a Bittersweet Homecoming for ‘Evita’ Stars Sean MacLaughlin (Juan Peron) and Caroline Bowman (Evita)

It’s a bittersweet homecoming for Evita stars  The final stop on the Evita tour at The Kennedy Center is bittersweet for hometown stars, Sean MacLaughlin (Juan Peron) and Caroline Bowman (Evita). Both actors hail from our area, Sean, from Northern Virginia and Caroline, a Howard County Maryland native. They have been touring with the show […]

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‘The Apple Family Plays: That Hopey Changey Thing’ at The Studio Theatre by Sydney-Chanele Dawkins

Heartily consumed, easily digested and readily recommended, The Apple Family Plays at Studio Theatre present an engrossing slice of family life populated by challenging, complex, ordinary people full of American pie appeal. These are folks that you know. Playing in rotating repertory in the intimate 187-seat, Milton Theatre, That Hopey Changey Thing and Sweet and […]

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Tomorrow & Sunday ‘Bravo@KAT Presents ‘The Music Man JR.’ & Meet the Marians & Harolds by Laurie Levy Issembert

They say when one door closes another opens. The same is true of theatre curtains, theatrical productions and theatre companies. BRAVO@KAT, Theatre for Young Artists, is the newest “kid” on the Montgomery County block and is so proud to be a part of the award-winning Kensington Arts Theatre. A musical theatre program designed for children […]

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Zachary Conneen on Playing Harold Hill in ‘The Music Man Jr.’ at Bravo@KAT by Joel Markowitz

Here’s Part 3 of Meeting the cast of Bravo@KAT’s The Music Man, Jr., playing next weekend at Olney Theatre Center’s Historic Mainstage. Today, meet Zachary Conneen. My name is Zachary (Zack) Conneen. I am 14 years-old and in the 8th grade. I play Harold Hill and then Charlie Cowell, when the leads take turns for double casting. For the […]

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Our Marians: Josie Weinberg & Tobi Baisburd of Bravo@KAT’s ‘The Music Man Jr.’ by Joel Markowitz

Part One: Meet the cast of Bravo@KAT’s The Music Man Jr. Introducing our Marians: Josie Weinberg & Tobi Baisburd. Hi! My name is Josie Weinberg, I’m twelve years-old, and I play Marain Paroo in Bravo@KAT’s production of The Music Man. I’ve received training in dance, acting, and musical theatre at Adventure Theatre-MTC and Imagination Stage, and […]

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‘Young Robin Hood’ at Round House Theatre by Anne Tsang

The world premiere of Young Robin Hood, written by Jon Klein, at Round House Theatre, is a multi-faceted show. At first look, the production, directed by Derek Goldman, seems to be a simple story of the ever-familiar legend of Robin Hood, but on deeper reflection, the show is something so much more – a swashbuckling […]

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Marion Paroo (Jenna Milkewicz), Marcellus Washburn, (Jordan B. Stocksdale), and Professor Harold Hill (Steve Steele) with the ensemble of Way Off Broadway's 'The Music Man.' Photo by Justin Kiska.

‘The Music Man’ at Way Off Broadway by Amanda Gunther

To serve up a heaping dish of musical theatre comfort food you’ve got to know the territory! And egads do they up at the Way Off Broadway Dinner Theatre as the 76 trombones march Meredith Wilson’s The Music Man onto the stage for their Fall production. Directed by Bill Kiska, with musical direction provided by […]

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