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Interview: Musician Rachel Levitin

Musician Rachel Levitin embodies passion. She is passionate about her music, life, and friends and is grateful for everything. When she sings, her whole body is enraptured in the music. It is a beautiful thing to see someone so present and engrossed in her music. Having lost her father, Steven, her last year of college, […]

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The 2015/16th Annual WATCH AWARD WINNERS

Announcement of Nominations 16th Annual Washington Area Theatre Community Honors THE WATCH AWARDS Winners Were Announced on Sunday, March 6. 2016  at The Birchmere, in Alexandria, VA WINNERS ARE IN BLUE __ Outstanding Sound Design in a Musical (5)  Kevin Garrett – Chess – Kensington Arts Theatre  Drew Moberley – Little Shop of Horrors – […]

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Here Are The 16th Annual/2015/WATCH AWARD WINNERS

Announcement of Nominations 16th Annual Washington Area Theatre Community Honors THE WATCH AWARDS Winners Were Announced on Sunday, March 6. 2016  at The Birchmere, in Alexandria, VA WINNERS ARE IN BLUE __ Outstanding Sound Design in a Musical (5)  Kevin Garrett – Chess – Kensington Arts Theatre  Drew Moberley – Little Shop of Horrors – […]

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This Sunday, 3/6@7PM: 2015 WATCH AWARD Winners Announced: Here are the 2015 WATCH AWARD NOMINATIONS

This Sunday, March 6th at 7 PM The WATCH AWARDS CEREMONY. Visit DCMTA to see the winners as they are being announced. _____ Announcement of Nominations: 16th Annual Washington Area Theatre Community Honors THE WATCH AWARDS Nominations Were Announced January 17, 2015 – 7:30 pm  at The Birchmere, Alexandria, VA __ Nominations for Outstanding Technical […]

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Here are the 2015 WATCH AWARD NOMINATIONS

Announcement of Nominations 16th Annual Washington Area Theatre Community Honors THE WATCH AWARDS Nominations Were Announced January 17, 2015 – 7:30 pm  at The Birchmere, Alexandria, VA __ Nominations for Outstanding Technical Achievements. Outstanding Set Design in a Musical (5)  Bill Brown – Fiddler on the Roof – Damascus Theatre Company Lawrence Gresko – Shrek […]

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Cinema Speak with Sydney-Chanele: Interview with Macy Gray, appearing at The Birchmere, October 7 with her ‘The Way Tour 2014’

For the past fifteen years, the unique, raspy voice and audacious style of Grammy Award winning Macy Gray has steadily released soulful, jazzy music becoming a beacon in the world of contemporary R&B. Known for her 1999 hit single, “I Try,” Macy Gray’s impressive catalog of work is filled with highlights. She has released six […]

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The 14th WATCH AWARDS Nominations Announced!

The 14th Annual Washington Area Theatre Community Honors‘ (THE WATCH AWARDS) nominations were announced tonight at The Birchmere in Alexandria, VA. Here are this year’s nominees: 14th Annual Washington Area Theatre Community Honors THE WATCH AWARDS January 19, 2014 – 7:30 pm at The Birchmere, Alexandria, VA  Award Ceremony Sunday, March 9, 2014 – 7:00 […]

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WATCH AWARDS NOMINATIONS ANNOUNCED TONIGHT!

The 14th Annual Washington Area Theatre Community Honors‘ (THE WATCH AWARDS) nominations will be announced tonight at The Birchmere in Alexandria, VA. The WATCH Award Ceremony will take place on Sunday, March 9, 2014 back at The Birchmere, in Alexandria, VA. Tickets are $17.50 at the Birchmere Box Office, or purchase them online. In the COMMENT BOX […]

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Interview With Musician Matthew Sweet by Marlene Hall

Matthew Sweet is a musician, composer, and art collector. He burst onto the music scene in 1991 with his highly acclaimed and popular album Girlfriend. I had the honor of interviewing Mr. Sweet about his career, his music, his fans, art, technology, and his view on life. Marlene:  What will audiences hear when they come […]

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Tommy Emmanuel With Anthony Snape at The Birchmere by Mike Spain

Tommy Emmanuel performed a sold out show at The Birchmere Concert Hall on Sunday night. He had another large crowd on hand for Monday’s show, which I attended. The show featured up-and-coming singer-songwriter Anthony Snape as the opening act. Snape was energized and excited to open the show. He showed he was a talented guitarist, […]

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‘Celtic Woman’ at Wolf Trap by Erica Laxson

Celtic Woman performed a dazzling sold out show at Wolf Trap National Park for the Performing Arts last night and have just two shows left in their North American tour. The musically talented quartet of women and incredibly accomplished Music Director, David Downes, have created a musical spectacular all ages can enjoy. An absolutely thrilling […]

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An Interview With Ramin Karimloo on ‘Broadway to Bluegrass’ at The Birchmere this Thursday 5/16 by Flora Scott

If you’re not yet familiar with Ramin Karimloo, best known for his portrayal of Jean Valjean in Les Miserables and the Phantom in Phantom of the Opera in London’s West End, his touring show, Broadway to Bluegrass, adds a twang to his otherwise sophisticated repertoire. In his upcoming appearance at The Birchmere this Thursday, May 16th at […]

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Here are the Winners of the 13th Annual WATCH Awards

Here are the winners of the The 13th Annual Washington Area Theatre Community Honors (THE WATCH AWARDS). There were 126 productions (43 musicals, 83 plays) that were adjudicated in 2012. Thirty-three community theater companies participated in WATCH adjudication. THE WINNERS HAVE AN * AND ARE BOLDED. And now for the WINNERS!! Outstanding Set Design in a Musical  […]

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