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Review: ‘Anton in Show Business’ at Silver Spring Stage

Anton in Show Business by Jane Martin opened last night at Silver Spring Stage. The show is produced by Jim Robertson and directed by Erin Bone Steele. The plot is a strange one that satirizes the audition and rehearsal process of a production of Anton Chekov’s Three Sisters scheduled to open in San Antonio, Texas. Two […]

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Review: ‘Much Ado about Nothing’ at Silver Spring Stage

William Shakespeare’s great comedy, Much Ado about Nothing, is playing at Silver Spring Stage. The show is directed by Andrew Greenleaf and produced by Greenleaf and Katherine Offutt. One of the Bard’s best romantic comedies, it was written at a point when he had honed his craft so characters are not just caricatures but are multi-dimensional. The play […]

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Silver Spring Stage Presents ‘Every Christmas Story Ever Told (And Then Some)’ December 11-20th by Michael Kharfen

Silver Spring Stage presents Every Christmas Story Ever Told (And Then Some) by Michael Carleton, James Fitzgerald, and John K. Alvarez, directed by Susan Brall and produced by Jim Robertson, a non-traditional holiday show that is a hilarious spoof of pretty much every Christmas show from traditional to contemporary. Every Christmas Story Ever Told (And Then […]

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‘Lettice and Lovage’ at the Quotidian Theatre Company

Tea and Entropy: Lettice and Lovage at the Quotidian Theatre Company Lettice and Lovage is crafted with love, a fitting tribute to a playwright, Peter Shaffer, whose passion for words makes this play a joy to watch. The leads, Jane Squier Bruns, as Miss Lettice Douffet, and Leah Mazade, as Miss Charlotte Schoen, have reached […]

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‘Go Back for Murder’ at Rockville Little Theatre

What is more exciting to watch than a story based on Murder? Intrigue? Romance? Seduction? Well look no further than Rockville Little Theatre’s production of Agatha Christie’s Go Back for Murder to get your dose of thrilling crime fiction. Based on Christie’s novel Five Little Pigs, Go Back for Murder takes you into the investigation of […]

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‘Habeas Corpus’ at Greenbelt Arts Center

Somewhere between the loving and the lying, the kissing and the crying, and the living and the dying is a British farce called Habeas Corpus. Written by Alan Bennett and Directed by Pauline Griller-Mitchell, this tarty little romp is now appearing on the stage at the Greenbelts Arts Center for just a brief period of […]

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‘Faith Healer’ at Quotidian Theatre Company

Quotidian Theatre Company’s production of Brian Friel’s play Faith Healer is a superlative exploration of the theme of the fallibility of memory versus reality. This intimate play consisting of three characters is a Rashomon-like study of three characters who all have successive, lengthy monologues about similar circumstances but they all differ markedly in the re-telling. Irish […]

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This Sunday, Playwright John Morogiello Leads Q&A With the Cast of ‘Blame it on Beckett’ at Montgomery Playhouse by Bruce Hirsch

This Sunday January 12th, Montgomery Playhouse presents a special performance of Blame it on Beckett at the Gaithersburg Arts Barn. There will be a Q & A after the show with the cast and director and they will be joined on stage by the playwright of Blame it on Becket – John Morogiello. JOHN MOROGIELLO is a Playwright […]

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‘Blame it on Beckett’ Opens January 10th at Montgomery Playhouse at The Gaithersburg Arts Barn by Bruce Hirsch

Start the New Year with comedy! Blame it on Beckett by John Morogiello Directed by David Dossey and starring Chris Hawkins, Linda Hirsch, Nick Sampson, and Emily Sucher. The Gaithersburg Town Courier says, “With heart, comedy, and acerbic wit, not to mention great doses of anxiety, it reveals a play’s harrowing journey to the stage and […]

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‘The Nerd’ Kicks Off TONIGHT at Rockville Little Theatre by Ken Kemp

Rockville Little Theatre opens its 65th season TONIGHT through October 27th with Larry Shue’s outrageous comedy The Nerd, at the F. Scott Fitzgerald Theatre. Produced by David Levin, directed by Laura W. Andruski, and with a cast of veteran RLT performers and new faces, The Nerd promises an evening of non-stop laughs for audiences of all ages.  An aspiring architect, Willum Cubbert (Chris Penick) has often […]

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‘The Nerd’ Kicks Off Rockville Little Theatre’s 2013-2014 Season on September 27th by Ken Kemp

Rockville Little Theatre opens its 65th season with Larry Shue’s outrageous comedy The Nerd, at the F. Scott Fitzgerald Theatre from September 27th through October 26th. Produced by David Levin, directed by Laura W. Andruski, and with a cast of veteran RLT performers and new faces, The Nerd promises an evening of non-stop laughs for audiences of all ages.  An aspiring architect, Willum Cubbert (Chris Penick) […]

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