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‘A Caveman with a Brain and a Heart’: An Interview with Vince Valentine From ‘Defending the Caveman’

Defending the Caveman, an informal study of psychology, sociology, and pre-history, is the longest running one-man-show in Broadway history. Written and originally performed by Rob Becker in 1981, it became so successful that it is being performed by more than 50 actors in 45 different countries. The actors not only look the part and can […]

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Review: ‘Ladybug Girl & Bumblebee Boy: The Musical’ at Hylton Performing Arts Center

Hylton Performing Arts Center’s Hylton Family Series presented a one-day showing of Ladybug Girl and Bumblebee Boy, the Musical. The musical, produced by Bay Area Children’s Theatre, was a high-energy production packed with fun songs and silly dances that had kids grooving in their seats. The musical, with Book, Music, and Lyrics by Scott Elmegreen, […]

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‘U-Street, The Musical’ Plays at the Richard Kauffman Auditorium From January 29th-February 6th

U-Street, The Musical is a socio-political drama highlighting the issue of homelessness in America. While providing an empowering message to patrons, the show pushes the envelope in addressing a host of other debatable topics including race relations, inequality, religion, and the justice system. Set on the famed U-Street corridor in Washington, DC, this wholly original […]

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‘Baby, The Musical’ at Infinity Theatre Company

Infinity Theatre Company continues their summer series with Baby, The Musical. And Baby is just that, an astonishing musical chock-full of jovial lyrics, rich vocals, and clever choreography. With book by Sybille Pearson, story development with Susan Yankowitz, music by David Shire, and lyrics by Richard Maltby, Jr., the production is directed by Igor Goldin […]

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Here Are The Recipients of This Year’s 2015 Helen Hayes Awards – in Order of Presentation With 2 Videos

 Here are the recipients of the 2015 Helen Hayes Awards  in the order they were announced tonight at The Lincoln Theatre.   THE RECIPIENTS ARE IN RED! Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Play-HELEN Production Bonita Brisker Seven Guitars No Rules Theatre Company Katy Carkuff One Man, Two Guvnors 1st Stage Maggie Erwin Failure: A Love Story […]

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The Kennedy Center Announces Over 2,000 Performances in 2014-2015

The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts announces its 2014–2015 Season  2014 with More Than 2,000 Performances of Theater, Dance, and Music of All Kinds Highlights include: Iberian Suite: arts remix across continents World Premiere Kennedy Center Musical: Little Dancer National Symphony Orchestra: Mahler Explored • Fantasy & Fate: Tchaikovsky Masterworks Washington National Opera: […]

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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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Auditions on September 7 & 8th for “Scrooge, the Musical” at Sandy Spring Theatre Group by Mara Bayewitz

Auditions for Scrooge, the Musical at Sandy Spring Theatre Group will be held on Saturday and Sunday, September 7th and 8th, from 5:00 – 8:00 PM. Scrooge, the Musical by Leslie Bricusse Produced by Jim Eustice  Directed by Ken Kemp  SHOW DATES: Weekends (Fri./Sat. night and Sun. matinee) from 12/6/13 through 12/22/13 AUDITIONS: Saturday and Sunday, September 7th and 8th, […]

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Predict the Tony Award Winners and Win $150 on TrueTheatergoer

Welcome to your opportunity to vote (unofficially) for the 2013 Tony Awards on TrueTheatergoer. ENTER YOUR TONY AWARDS CHOICES HERE. The person with the highest number of correct answers will win $150 to attend a Broadway show. If there is a tie in winners chosen, the person in this group with the fewest number of wrong […]

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2013 Tony Award Nominations Announced: Kinky Boots; Matilda: The Musical & Pippin Lead with 13, 12 & 10 Noms

Here are The 2013 Tony Award Nominations The American Theatre Wing announced its nominations for the 2013 Tony Awards today. DC Theatregoers were wowed by Holland Taylor’s performance as Governor Ann Richards in Ann at The Kennedy Center, Tracy Letts and Ann Morton in Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf at Arena Stage, and Carolee Carmello in Saving Aimee (now […]

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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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WATCH AWARDS Winners Are Being Announced Birchmere

We are updating the winners so check back after 7:30 PM. Here are the winners of the The 12th Annual Washington Area Theatre Community Honors‘ (THE WATCH AWARDS) being awarded tonight at The Birchmere in Alexandria, VA. There were 126 productions (43 musicals, 83 plays) that were adjudicated in 2012. Thirty-three community theater companies participated in […]

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Meet The ‘Big Kids’ by Joel Markowitz

As Big, The Musical-TYA concludes its run this weekend at Adventure Theatre-MTC, I had a chance to interview the five talented young members of the cast:  Brendan DeBonis, Marley McKay, Maya Brettell, Emma Sophie Moore, and Talia Brenner. Brendan: My name is Brendan DeBonis and I am 13 years old. I was Friedrich in Olney Theatre’s The Sound of Music last year and […]

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