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Review: ‘Lucia di Lammermoor’ at The Catholic University of America by Natalie Barsoum

Who would have thought that an evening of love, ambition, betrayal, violence, and death could be so enjoyable? That is precisely what last night’s production of Lucia di Lammermoor at The Catholic University of America was – enjoyable. Gaetano Donizetti’s macabre opera based on Sir Walter Scott’s novel, The Bride of Lammermoor (a twisted Romeo […]

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An Interview with Singer Jen Creed-Performing ‘A Night at the Oscars’ This Friday, 2/19@7:30 PM at L’Etage in Philadelphia

Jen Creed, once a mathematician and former recruiter in the investment management industry, now sits on the Board of Directors of The Voice Foundation, and teaches voice, and serves as the head of theater at Merion Mercy Academy in Merion Station, PA. Above all, Jen is a popular Philadelphia singer with an unusually wide vocal range—singing as high as a lark […]

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‘The Most Happy Fella’ Plays This Friday through Sunday 10/23-25 at Catholic University’s Hartke Theatre

The Most Happy Fella’ Depicts May-December Romance  The Catholic University of America’s Hartke Theatre Friday, October 23 at 7:30 PM; Saturday, October 24th at 7:30 PM; and Sunday. October 25th at 2 PM. With book and lyrics by Frank Loesser, The Most Happy Fella is known for a lush score, powerful vocals, and extensive dance […]

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‘Selma ’65’ at The Catholic University

Walking into the Callan Theatre at The Catholic University of America, one might be a little confused at what they are about to see. Two projector screens display an ominous white and black forest while rocks, a phone, and a chair are strewn about the floor, looking more like an art installation than anything else. […]

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Meet the Director and Cast of Prince George’s Little Theatre’s ‘Once Upon a Mattress’: Part 2: Meg Nemeth and Mike Culhane

In Part 2 of a series of interviews with the director and cast of Prince George’s Little Theatre’s Once Upon a Mattress, meet Meg Nemeth and Mike Culhane. Joel: Tell our readers where they may have seen you on local stages. Meg: I’ve performed at Prince George’s Little Theater, Greenbelt Arts Center, Goddard’s Music and Drama, Laurel Mills […]

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‘The Secret Garden’ and ‘West Side Story + Roméo et Juliette’ Highlight Young Artists of America’s 2014-2015 ‘British Invasion’ Season by Rolando Sanz

Last season was a dream for us at YAA! We opened the season with a gala performance of SHOW BOAT in Concert at the Bethesda Blues and Jazz Supper Club in November 2013. Over 90 students were joined onstage by guest mentors from the Washington National Opera, Strathmore, National Philharmonic and The Catholic University of America. We could not have […]

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The American Voices Festival: ‘Musical Theater Master Session with Sutton Foster’ by Nicole Cusick

This weekend Opera Singer Renee Fleming hosted a series of master classes followed by expert panels at The Kennedy Center to connect students with successful professionals who could offer exceptional advice about the field and the technique. Broadway sensation Sutton Foster was a guest artist who coached four lucky students in a musical theatre master […]

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Reporting from The Page-to-Stage Festival: ‘5 Plays’ from Catholic University of America by Leslie Weisman

The Catholic University of America (CUA) presented five readings of new plays on Saturday afternoon. Circulation by Robert Montenegro Language lovers who like their grammar lessons steeped in scatology and schoolboy humor will revel in CUA’s 10-minute two-character playlet, which also features vaudevillian verbal patter (how many possible ways are there to try to say “synecdoche”?) […]

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CUA’s Benjamin T. Rome School of Music Presents The Jane Pesci-Townsend Excellence in Music Theatre Gala on Monday, 9/9@7:30 pm

The Benjamin T. Rome School of Music presents The Jane Pesci-Townsend Excellence in Music Theatre Gala  Monday, September 9, 2013 at 7:30 p.m. Archbishop Carroll High School 4300 Harewood Road Washington, DC 20017 Introducing the Class of 2017 Performances by our current students and distinguished NYC and DC alumni Hosted by:  Sue Palka CUA Parent […]

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