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Review: ‘Fringe POP [Performance over Projection]’ at Capital Fringe-

Fringe POP [Performance over Projection] is an interesting and laudable new theatrical experiment from the Capital Fringe creative team. Fringe POP, which launched last night at the Logan Fringe Arts Space, explores ways to combine projections, theater and film onstage, offering audiences an innovative new take on theater. The series contains two separate performance tracks […]

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‘From Broadway With Love: A Benefit Concert for Sandy Hook’ Released on DVD and Double-CD Set Tomorrow, iTunes on 2/7, & on Blu-ray on 2/18 by Joel Markowitz

From Broadway With Love: A Benefit Concert For Sandy Hook DVD And Double-CD set Released Tomorrow, February 4th, as two volumes digitally via iTunes  on February 7th, and on   Blu-ray on February 18th. STARRING 300+ NEWTOWN STUDENT PERFORMERS and OVER 100 BROADWAY PERFORMERS Broadway Records will Donate 100% of its Profits from Sales to the Newtown-Sandy […]

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PBS Airs “Marvin Hamlisch: What He Did For Love” Tomorrow – Friday, December 27th at 9 PM

Tomorrow – Friday night at 9 PM – PBS’  (Locally WETA) airs Dori Berinstein’s 90-minute documentary Marvin Hamlisch: What I He Did for Love, a loving tribute to to Composer Marvin Hamlisch, who died in August 2012 at age 68. The film examines his musical legacy and a side of Marvin that many people may not know about this Mensch-his […]

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‘The Nutcracker’ at The Puppet Company by Julia L. Exline

The Puppet Co. presents Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky’s The Nutcracker, a holiday classic beautifully re-imagined through puppetry. The multi-talented Christopher Piper, who holds the titles of performer, puppetmaster, and mask and puppet designer, also directs this visual stunner. The original staging, music arrangement, and design concepts  are credited to Allan Stevens. The colorful set is decorated […]

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Michael McDonald ‘This Christmas: An Evening of Holiday & Hits’
 at Strathmore by Derek Mong

Michael McDonald joyously kicked off an array of vibrant holiday programming at The Music Center at Strathmore with a Christmas concert that blended some of his timeless classics with modern interpretations of contemporary Christmas hits. There are few voices that are quite as recognizable as that of the legendary five-time Grammy Award-winning Michael McDonald. With […]

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‘Woody Sez: The Life & Music of Woody Guthrie’ at Theater J by Christina Marie Frank

Director Nick Corley lets the music speak for itself in Theater J’s production of Woody Sez, a story about famed American folk musician Woody Guthrie. There is simple but effective set design (Dust Bowl landscapes and pictures of Woody Guthrie) by Scenic Designer Luke Hegel-Cantarella, lighting by Garth Dolan, and costumes by Jeffrey Meek. There are no microphones […]

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‘Elf The Musical’ at The Lyric by Amanda Gunther

The best way to spread Christmas cheer is by singing loud for all to hear! And The Lyric Opera House has boisterous feel-good holiday singing as they usher in this festive season with the touring company of Elf The Musical. Based on the hit holiday movie, this upbeat, refreshing take on the classic debate of […]

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This Monday at La-Ti-Do at 8 PM: Kristina Harkness-Granados, Jocelyn Prince, Katie McManus, Tina Ghandchilar, Tara Trinity, & Adele Hampton

It’s that time of week again for La-Ti-Do: WINNER of DCMetroTheaterArts’ Special Award for Best of 2012! THIS MONDAY, NOVEMBER 25, 2013 AT 8 PM La-Ti-Do At The Black Fox Lounge 1723 Connecticut Avenue Northwest Washington, DC 20009  Doors open at 7:50 pm for an 8 pm start. Admission: $10 General Admission at the door, […]

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Signature Theatre Opens Their 25th Anniversary Season with ‘Sunday in the Park with George’

Signature Theatre announced that they will be opening their 25th anniversary season with Stephen Sondheim’s Sunday in the Park with George.  Directed by Associate Artistic Director Matthew Gardiner and staged in the MAX Theatre, this production marks the first time Signature has produced the play since the theatre’s co-production with Arena Stage in 1997. “Sunday in the Park with George […]

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Pointless Theatre Announces Its 2013-2014 Season by Scott Whalen

Pointless Theatre Announces 2013-2014 Season Pointless Theatre, DC’s premiere puppet company, announces its 2013-2014 season, featuring new adaptations of two previous productions from Pointless:Cab Calloway’s Minnie the Moocher and Sleeping Beauty: A Puppet Ballet. Pointless Theatre has both shows lined up over the next year at CulturalDC’s Mead Theatre Lab at Flashpoint – 916 G Street, NW, in […]

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Tomorrow at La-Ti-Do-November 4th-Nora Palka, Katy Carkuff, Florrie Bagel, Stephen Yednock & More by Don Michael Mendoza

It’s that time of week again for La-Ti-Do: WINNER of DCMetroTheaterArts’ Special Award for Best of 2012! TOMORROW – MONDAY, NOVEMBER 4, 2013 AT 8 PM La-Ti-Do At The Black Fox Lounge 1723 Connecticut Avenue Northwest Washington, DC 20009  Doors open at 7:50 pm for an 8 pm start. We present our November monthly artist-in-residence […]

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‘Dancing in the Wings’ at Hylton Performing Arts Center by Audrey Thornton

Dancing in the Wings, a musical by Debbie Allen, returns again to the Hylton Performing Arts Center on George Mason University’s Manassas Campus. Adapted from the 2000 book by Debbie Allen and Kadir Nelson, this crowd-pleasing, Grammy Award-winning family friendly musical has something for everyone with fast-paced dialogue, exceptional singing, and a cast of young […]

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Magic Time! Film Review: ‘Lovelace’ by John Stoltenberg

In 1972 some men made a film that did her wrong. Unspeakably and indelibly wrong. The film was named Deep Throat. Now some men—with two women producers—have made a film that does right by her. It’s called simply Lovelace.  And cinematic justice has never been so bittersweet. “Linda Lovelace” was the nom du porn of Linda née Boreman (played luminously […]

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