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Review: ‘Lili Marlene’ at St. Luke’s Theatre

Taking its name from the romantic wartime ballad famously recorded by Marlene Dietrich in 1945, and which, in its earlier German and English versions, had become uniquely popular with both Nazi and Allied troops during World War II, Lili Marlene, with book, lyrics, and music by Michael Antin, makes its East Coast Off-Broadway debut at […]

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‘The Addams Family’ at Annapolis Summer Garden Theatre

Yes, they’re creepy and they’re kooky, mysterious and spooky, but they’re altogether ooky – and that’s just the “normal” members of the dynamic cast of The Addams Family, directed by Debbie Barber-Eaton, with Book by Marshall Brickman and Rick Elice, and Music and Lyrics by Andrew Lippa. Opening night for The Addams Family at the Annapolis […]

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HCC’s Arts Collective Reschedules Auditions for ‘Ragtime’ to Saturday, February 8th from 10 am to 2 pm

 HCC’s Arts Collective Reschedules Auditions for Ragtime To:  SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 8th From 10 AM-2 PM. Appointments Still Available!  Due to Recent Inclement Weather-Related Closure (2/3) at Howard Community College, A NEW Audition Date has been scheduled for  Saturday, February 8, 2014, 10 am – 2 pm.   All Ages and Ethnicities Encouraged to Attend. Due […]

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Time for Three at the Kennedy Center by Emily Cao

Time for Three took to the Terrace Theater stage at The Kennedy Center on Monday night as part of the Fortas Chamber Music Concerts series. The internationally acclaimed, self-dubbed “classically-trained garage band” led the hall in a head-bobbing and giddy adventure through bluegrass and folk-infused arrangements of Bach to Katy Perry that had audience laughing […]

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Interviews with the 2014 Helen Hayes Nominees: Part 2: Tobias Young (Piragua Man in ‘In the Heights’) by Amanda Gunther

Here’s an interview with Tobias Young who is nominated for Outstanding Supporting Actor, Resident Musical for playing Piragua Man in In the Heights at Toby’s Dinner Theatre. ______ Es calor! The summer heat is rolling in and Toby’s Dinner Theatre of Columbia is keeping things cool with their production of In The Heights. As the interviews continue, I’ve taken […]

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Arts Collective @HCC Holds Auditions for ‘Ragtime the Musical’ Tomorrow 2/1 and Mon 2/3

Open Auditions: All Ages and Ethnicities Encouraged to Attend  HCC’s Arts Collective Announces Auditions for Ragtime TOMORROW, SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 1ST AND MONDAY, FEBRUARY 3, 2014 Arts Collective proudly announces auditions for its spring production of Ragtime the Musical.  Book by Terrence McNally, lyrics by Lynn Ahrens, music by Stephen Flaherty, and based on the novel […]

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Filichia on Friday: ‘Now That Jackie (Hoffman)’s Back in Town’ 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: Now that Jackie Hoffman is Back in Town Peter Filichia is the New York-based theater critic emeritus for The Newark (N.J.) Star Ledger newspaper and News 12 […]

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Filichia on Friday: ‘As Rudolph Says, “Mrs. Levi! She’s back! – This Time at Goodspeed’ 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: As Rudolph Says, “Mrs. Levi! She’s back!” – This Time at Goodspeed! Peter Filichia is the New York-based theater critic emeritus for The Newark (N.J.) Star […]

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Capital Fringe Review: ‘Outside the Wire’ by Pat Davis

Outside the Wire is a compelling and moving portrait of the toll war takes on soldiers and their families. Written by Jimi Stanton, who plays Sargent Mark Mercer, the lead, the play follows the members of a platoon deployed in Iraq and traces out the difficulties Mercer has when he returns home to resume life with […]

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Filichia on Friday: ‘Cradle and All’ 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: Cradle and All 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 […]

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‘Red Herring’ at Silver Spring Stage by Jessica Vaughan

Silver Spring Stage puts on a 1950’s screwball comedy murder mystery, espionage, romance – about communists and a whole lot of fish in Red Herring to close out their 2013 season. It’s a sweet and funny production celebrating all that was fun…and slightly insane…about the 50s. Playwright Michael Hollinger wrote this script in 2000, so the style […]

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‘Peter Pan and Wendy’ at Imagination Stage by Julia L. Exline

Imagination Stage presents Peter Pan and Wendy, a musical adaptation of a longtime family favorite by Alyn Cardarelli and Steve Goers. Kathryn Chase Bryer directs this hilarious and enthralling production, with musical direction by George Fulginiti-Shakar. Scenic and Projection Designer Klyph Stanford does a fine job joining two different settings on one stage. A child’s […]

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Filichia on Friday: ‘June’s Leftovers and July’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: June’s Leftovers and July’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 is […]

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