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Review: ‘Jesus Christ Superstar’ at Signature Theatre

Signature Theatre’s production of Jesus Christ Superstar is an impressive beauty of a rock opera. It successfully takes a Biblical phrase such as, “Let us lift up our heart with our hands unto God in the heavens.” (Lamentations 3:41) to make it a revolutionary statement. With a fuse set by Director Joe Calarco, Jesus Christ […]

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Review: ‘Evita’ at St. Mark’s Players

The classic musical by Andrew Lloyd Webber, Evita comes to life again with the latest production at St. Mark’s Players. The revival comes at a perfect time, as the production delves into the flawed human character of Evita Duarte Perón, showing both the great qualities and the fallible human qualities that made her such a […]

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Review: ‘Jesus Christ Superstar’ at Robinwood Players

Director Mike Harsh’s concept to set Hagerstown Community College’s Jesus Christ Superstar in a modern day Syrian-esque refugee camp gives the show a renewed immediacy that grips the audience right from the start. As the ominous chords of the overture rumble, apostles shuffle and huddle in the shadows as machine guns erupt around the theater. […]

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Review: ‘Beauty and the Beast’ at Toby’s Dinner Theatre

In the new Beauty and the Beast at Toby’s Dinner Theatre, it’s not just the accursed Beast and his castle of talking knickknacks that are caught in a magic spell of enchantment. So were lucky ticket-holders with tableside seats at the flawless opening-night performance on March 30th. Word is that remaining tickets are already scarce […]

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Review: “Jesus Christ Superstar” at Bristol Riverside Theatre

Scheduled to coincide on the calendar with the days historically associated with the last week in the life of Christ, Bristol Riverside Theatre’s spring production of the groundbreaking 1971 rock opera Jesus Christ Superstar, with music by Andrew Lloyd Webber and lyrics by Tim Rice, is relocated from Jerusalem in the 1st century AD to […]

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Review: ‘The Wizard of Oz’ at The National Theatre

The National Theatre beamed with bright, bold colors and sheer spectacle last night, capping its season with a new production of The Wizard of Oz in an enthralling adaptation of the all-time popular classic, which feature beloved songs from the Oscar® – winning movie score, all the cherished characters and iconic moments, as well as new songs […]

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Review: ‘Evita’ at the Audrey Herman Spotlighters Theatre

A Touch of Star Quality at Spotlighters Evita opened to a sold-out house on Friday night at Audrey Herman Spotlighters Theatre. Fans of the popular Tim Rice/Andrew Lloyd Webber collaboration can thank Director Fuzz Roark for bringing this seven-time Tony Award-winning musical to Baltimore for the first time in over a decade. Evita chronicles the […]

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Signature Theatre Announces its 2016-2017 Season-3 World Premiere Musicals and 2 World Premiere Plays

 Signature Theatre Announces 2016/17 Season Three World Premiere Musicals: Freaky Friday by Tom Kitt, Brian Yorkey, and Bridget Carpenter Silver Belles by Matt Conner, Allyson Currin and Stephen Gregory Smith Two World Premiere Plays: Mrs. Miller Does Her Thing by James Lapine Plus  The DC Premiere of Jelly’s Last Jam and Inventive new stagings of Titanic […]

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‘Jesus Christ Superstar’ at Kensington Arts Theatre

What’s the buzz you ask? Well Jesus Christ Superstar now playing at the Kensington Arts Theatre of course! Arising out of the tumultuous 1960’s the era of the Rock Opera gave to way for artists expressing themselves and a story through song. Jesus Christ Superstar with music by Andrew Lloyd Webber and lyric by Tim Rice […]

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‘Chess’ at Kensington Arts Theatre

Rock musicals have engaged audiences in the US and abroad for over 50 years. Coming to prominence in the late 60’s the genre hit its stride in the 70’s and 80’s with classics like the Rocky Horror Show, Evita, and Little Shop of Horrors. Coming off his epic hit Evita lyricist Tim Rice joined forces with […]

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The National Theatre Announces its ‘Broadway at the National’ 2015-2016 Lineup

  Broadway At The National 2015-16 Features Washington Premieres Of Motown The Musical, Rodgers + Hammerstein’s Cinderella, And The Wizard Of Oz, Featuring New Songs By Tim Rice & Andrew Lloyd Webber Full Season Includes Return Of Smash Hit Jersey Boys, Family Favorite Annie ______  Broadway At The National Subscriptions On Sale Today, April 20  ______ […]

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Kensington Arts Theatre Announces Its 2015-2016 Season by Dana Herson

KENSINGTON ARTS THEATRE ANNOUNCES 2015-2016 SEASON Kensington Arts Theatre Artistic Director Craig Pettinati announces the DC-Metro theatre’s 2015-2016 three musical season featuring early works of Andrew Lloyd Webber and Stephen Schwartz. Opening the season in Fall 2015 will be ‘70s rock opera, Jesus Christ Superstar, followed by recent Tony Award winner for best revival, Pippin, […]

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