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Review: ‘The Late Wedding’ at The Hub Theatre

Once again, Artistic Director Helen Murray and The Hub Theatre are producing a seductive play meant to kindle sparks for adventurous theater-goers. The Hub is constantly on the hunt for small gems from the edge land of plays and playwrights fresh to the DC area. From what has to be a huge pile of possible […]

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Review: ‘The Magi’ at The Hub Theatre

“A simple tale of love and hope,” is the way local playwright Helen Murray Pafumi describes her new work, The Magi. That is an understatement. In its premiere at Fairfax’s The Hub Theatre, The Magi is a lovely little holiday gem about a couple of indie-musicians who have taken the leap into a relationship. Now they wonder; what’s […]

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In the Moment: Interviews with the Cast, Composer, Director, and Artistic Director of The Hub Theatre’s ‘The Magi’ Opening This Weekend

The Hub Theatre will present a premiere musical, The Magi by local playwright Helen Murray Pafumi with music by singer/songwriter Eli Pafumi. This is a unique collaboration between them. The Magiis a love story set to music that riffs on that classic holiday short story by O. Henry, “The Gift of the Magi.” Under Helen Murray Pafumi’s […]

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Review: ‘Redder Blood’ at The Hub Theatre

Brimming with the naturalness of a contemporary family trying to withstand many a stressor, Redder Blood at The Hub Theatre, is an exceptionally rare tale to witness. Written by local playwright Helen Pafumi, Redder Blood is an uncanny, sharp-eyed, far from heavy-handed, often comic exploration into a multi-faith family’s search for balance and self-worth in […]

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Review: ‘in a word’ at The Hub Theatre

By the time you realize that you’ve been emotionally captured by in a word, the breathtaking drama now playing at The Hub Theatre in Fairfax, it is too late to escape. Not that you would want to. Because in a brief 80 minutes, the story spun by Playwright Lauren Yee and Director Matt Bassett is […]

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DCMetroTheaterArts’ Best of 2015 #4: Best Plays in Professional Theaters

Here are the DCMetroTheaterArts Staff’s honorees for Best Plays in Professional Theaters in 2015: A Christmas Carol: A Ghost Story of Christmas at Olney Theatre Center. A Conversation With the Man Who Killed My Son at Dynamic Wellness. A Man for All Seasons at NextStop Theatre Company. A Very Pointless Holiday Spectacular at Pointless Theatre Company. […]

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‘The Typographer’s Dream’ at The Hub Theatre

In this town of powerful out-sized personalities of all persuasions, and the ever-increasing shift to delivery of entertainment through pixels and with headsets on, The Hub Theatre’s satisfying comic-drama production of The Typographer’s Dream is a God-send for those wanting a reminder of the sweet intimacy of thoughtful, small-scale, understated live theater. Written by Adam […]

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DCMetroTheaterArts’ Best of 2014: Best Ensembles in DC Area Theatres

The staff of DCMetroTheaterArts is honored to announce that their 2014 Best Ensemble honors go to: A Midsummer Night’s Dream at Castaways Repertory Theatre A Soldier’s Play at 2nd Star Productions Amadeus at CENTERSTAGE Annie at Port Tobacco Players Bat Boy: The Musical at The Colonial Players Bat Boy: The Musical at 1st Stage Beauty and the Beast at […]

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DCMetroTheaterArts’ Best of 2014: Best Design of 2014 in DC Metro Area Theatres

The staff of DCMetroTheaterArts is pleased to honor the following designers for their work in 2014: CHOREOGRAPHY Michael J. Bobbitt for Carrie the Musical at The Studio Theatre Debbie Clark, Nancy Newell, and Anna Bartels-Newton for Hairspray at Thomas S. Wootton High School  Philip Lee Clark for Little Shop of Horrors at West Potomac High School Ben Cunis for Inherit […]

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‘Abominable’ at The Hub Theatre

There’s no question: puberty can be a bitch. Or, more to the point, a beast… It is the latter metaphor that is explored extensively in The Hub Theatre’s intriguing new play, Abominable.  Playwright and Hub’s Artistic Director Helen Pafumi pens a tale that fuses a dark fairy tale with a classic coming-of-age story. Sam (Chris […]

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Preview of ‘Abominable’ at The Hub Theatre by David Siegel

Hub Theater is producing the world premier of Abominable written by Playwright and Hub Artistic Director Helen Pafumi. The director is multi-Helen Hayes Award nominee Kirsten Kelly. The Hub describes Abominable this way: Sam is dealing with a lot, but so do all teenagers. His bones are growing so fast that sometimes he feels inhuman. Meanwhile, a […]

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“Failure: A Love Story” at The Hub Theatre

Failure is defined as the state of not functioning and the lack of success.  For most “success” stories, failure is a part of the journey. Although unsatisfactory results are tough to accept at the moment they occur, the long term gain can prove to be invaluable – lessons learned that can inform a lifetime. In […]

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