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‘We Will Rock You’ at The Warner Theatre

Guaranteed to blow your mind and your senses, We Will Rock You appeals to the rebel in all of us. Written and directed by Ben Elton with music and lyrics by Queen, We Will Rock You will astonish you with spectacle and trigger your sense of nostalgia. The show features mesmerizing light displays and a […]

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The WATCH AWARDS Nominees React!-Part 1 by Joel Markowitz

How did thy feel when their names were announced as a WATCH AWARD nominee? A Father and a Son Are Nominated Outstanding Special Effects Chip Gertzog and Jimmy Gertzog Chip Gertzog & Jimmy Gertzog– Little Shop of Horrors – Providence Players of Fairfax. From Chip: “It is always wonderful to get a nod from the WATCH […]

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Aquila Theatre’s ‘Fahrenheit 451’ at George Mason University’s Center for the Arts by Audrey Thornton

From the first scene to the last, Aquila Theatre’s riveting posthumous production of Ray Bradbury’s 1953 play, Fahrenheit 451 was superb; the best I have seen in casting, design, lighting and music (credits follow). Directed by Artistic Director Desiree Sanchez the play scored high marks for updating Bradbury’s themes of censorship and the battle of […]

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‘Beauty and the Beast Jr.’ at Aldersgate Church Community Theater by Julia L. Exline

Aldersgate Church Community Theater presents Disney’s Beauty and the Beast Jr., with Music by Alan Menken, Lyrics by Howard Ashman, and Tim Rice, and Book by Linda Woolverton. Corey Latta directs an exceptionally talented young cast alongside Musical Director Karli Eddinger in this thrilling production. It’s a ‘Must-See for the entire family! Set Designer Jon […]

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‘Tales of Beatrix Potter’ at The Puppet Co. By Julia L. Exline

The Puppet Co. Playhouse presents Tales of Beatrix Potter, a trio of classic stories by Beatrix Potter, performed by Applause Unlimited’s Christopher Hudert. Director, Puppet Master, and Set Designer Terry Snyder uses a multi-leveled raised platform as a base for the stories. It shows the interior of a old-fashioned nursery, detailed with shelved toys, lacy […]

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The Playwright’s Playground: Part II: ‘Creative Consciousness: An Interview with – Anu Yadav’ by Sydney-Chanele Dawkins

Female theatre artists make up more than 50 percent of those involved in the theatre, yet the number of female playwrights being produced is dramatically lower. Welcome back to the conversation, and The Playwright’s Playground – an in-depth Playwright interview series with female playwrights in the D.C. theatre community. This month it is a joy […]

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TrueTheatergoers’ TheaterThoughts: ’Potential Nominees for 2014 Helen Hayes Awards’ and Rate Your Shows and Win $100 in Tickets by John and Stephen Hauge

Every week we will be sharing John and Stephen Hauge’s TheaterThoughts from their popular site TrueTheatergoer. “From John Hauge: “My brother Stephen and I created the TrueTheatergoer.com website in October 2011 to promote theater in Washington, DC and on Broadway by providing an enriching collection of information on current shows and composite audience reviews and ratings of these […]

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‘Boeing Boeing’ at Fells Point Corner Theatre by Amanda Gunther

Pleasure. Variety. It’s the ideal life; three fiancées, one apartment, and a wild ride. Just so long as the girls don’t find out about each other. Kicking off the new year with a madcap comic farce, Fells Point Corner Theatre proudly presents a smashingly successful production of Boeing Boeing, written by the French playwright Marc Camoletti. The […]

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Opening January 17th: Drama Learning Center’s Teen Professional Company Presents ‘The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee’ by Tiffany Underwood Holmes

Teaching Young Actors (TYA) – DLC’s Teen Professional Company Presents The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee Capital improvements to be unveiled during the run Tickets are now on sale for The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee at Drama Learning Center in Columbia, opening next Friday January 17th. The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling […]

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TrueTheatergoers’ TheaterThoughts: ‘Leading Tony Award Candidates — Plays’ and Rate Your Shows and Win $100 in Tickets by John and Stephen Hauge

Every week we will be sharing John and Stephen Hauge’s TheaterThoughts from their popular site TrueTheatergoer. “From John Hauge: “My brother Stephen and I created the TrueTheatergoer.com website in October 2011 to promote theater in Washington, DC and on Broadway by providing an enriching collection of information on current shows and composite audience reviews and ratings of these […]

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Filichia on Friday: ‘Checkmate!’ by Peter Filichia

Here is a new article from Peter Filichia’s column on Kritzerland called ‘Filichia on Friday.’ It’s an honor to bring Peter’s column every week to our readers on DCMetroTheaterArts. This week: Checkmate! Peter Filichia is the New York-based theater critic emeritus for The Newark (N.J.) Star Ledger newspaper and News 12 television station. He is also the author […]

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Filichia on Friday: ‘October’s Leftovers and November’s Brainteaser’ by Peter Filichia

Here is a new article from Peter Filichia’s column on Kritzerland called ‘Filichia on Friday.’ It’s an honor to bring Peter’s column every week to our readers on DCMetroTheaterArts. This week: October’s Leftovers and November’s Brainteaser Peter Filichia is the New York-based theater critic emeritus for The Newark (N.J.) Star Ledger newspaper and News 12 television station. He […]

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The Winner of the ‘Goodnight Moon’ Ticket Giveaway is…. And a 1/2 Priced Discount Code for 7 PM Shows

The Winner of a pair of free tickets to Adventure Theatre MTC critically acclaimed Goodnight Moon… IS TED YING! “Goodnight Moon is  energetic, upbeat, and perfect for a Fall afternoon of fun for the entire family! The children in the audience all had a fantastic time watching Bunny and his friends, and so will you! Just don’t let […]

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