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Review: ‘The Three Penny Opera’ at Spotlighters Theatre

Ever-willing to mount bold musicals with large casts you’d never expect to see in such an intimate, cozy space (remember last year’s gorgeous Evita?), Fuzz Roark at Audrey Herman Spotlighters Theatre (“Spotlighters”) has done it again. Spotlighters’ first show of 2017 proves once again that you really can fit a big Broadway musical into a […]

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DCMetroTheaterArts’ Best of 2015 #21: Best Design of 2015 in DC Metro Area Theatres

The staff of DCMetroTheaterArts is pleased to honor the following designers for their work in 2015: CHOREOGRAPHY Germaul Barnes for Marley at Centerstage. Michael Bobbitt for Guys and Dolls at Olney Theatre Center. Kristen Cooley for Zombie Prom at Spotlighters Theatre. Ivan Davila and Hayley North for Shrek The Musical at Reston Community Players. Patti D’Beck for Sister Act at Riverside Center for […]

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‘The Threepenny Opera’ at American University

American University’s new production of The Threepenny Opera is a stunning re-imagining of Bertolt Brecht’s classic work of “epic theatre.” Director Cara Gabriel, Scenic and Lighting Designer Jason Arnold, and Costume Designer Barbara Tucker Parker together create a visual feast that is as imaginative and garishly gorgeous as anything I have seen in DC on […]

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Mark Nadler: ‘Runnin’ Wild: Songs and Scandals of the Roaring ’20s’ at Starthmore’s AMP

Raconteur. A word seldom used nowadays. In the era of Twitter and short attention spans, good luck finding “a person who excels in telling anecdotes.” But flip open the Merriam-Webster Dictionary to the word and don’t be surprised if Mark Nadler‘s headshot is the illustration. Nadler is fresh out of the recording studio, having curated […]

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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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‘Simply Sondheim’ at Signature Theatre

Including everything from Sunday in the Park with George to Company to Into the Woods and everything in between, the work of  has graced the stages of Signature Theatre an astounding twenty-four times; given Sondheim’s partnership with Signature Theatre for more than the past two decades, it seems clear that there’s no better way to […]

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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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DCMetroTheaterArts: Best of 2014: Best Performances in a Musical in Professional Theatres

The staff of DCMetroTheaterArts is honored to announce that their 2014 Best Performances in Musicals in Professional Theatres honors go to:  Best Actor in a Musical Danny Bertaux as Agis in Triumph of Love at Red Branch Theatre Company Kurt Boehm as Jamie in The Last Five Years at Red Branch Theatre Company Zach Brewster-Geisz as Marty […]

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DCMetroTheaterArts’ Best of 2014: Best Musicals in Professional Theatres

The staff of DCMetroTheaterArts is honored to announce that their 2014 Best Musicals at Professional Theatres honors go to: A Year With Frog and Toad at Red Branch Theatre Company Avenue Q at Olney Theatre Center Bat Boy at 1st Stage Black Nativity at Theater Alliance Beaches at Signature Theatre Caroline, or Change at Stillpointe Theatre Initiative Cats at […]

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Tom Goss at Signature Theatre’s Sizzlin’ Summer Nights Series

From the first downbeat of his powerhouse opening song, “It Only Takes One” off of his fourth album Wait, Tom Goss delivered a powerhouse performance to the very last note on Thursday night at Signature Theatre. Despite the rainy and gloomy evening, the acoustic-pop singer/songwriter Goss, dancing about the stage with an ankleboot and his […]

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Here is the Schedule for Today’s Open House at Signature Theatre

Signature Theatre is holding its Annual Open House TODAY from Noon to 9:30 PM  Starting at noon, come enjoy performances every 15 minutes, master classes, Signature Idol and special single ticket offers through the day followed by the grand Broadway on the Plaza finale concert. SPECIAL ONE-DAY ONLY OPEN HOUSE DEALS! BOX OFFICE OPEN 12:00 PM TO 9:30 […]

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Here’s The Schedule for Signature Theatre’s Open House This Saturday August 3rd from Noon to 9:30 PM

This Saturday August 3rd, Signature Theatre is holding its Annual Open House From Noon to 9:30 PM Kick off the 2013/14 season with Signature’s annual FREE Open House. Starting at noon, come enjoy performances every 15 minutes, master classes, Signature Idol and special single ticket offers through the day followed by the grand Broadway on the Plaza finale concert. […]

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