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Meet the Cast of The Little Theatre of Alexandria’s ‘Laughing Stock’: Part 8: Lars Klores

In Part 8 of a series of interviews with the cast of The Little Theatre of Alexandria’s production of Charles Morey’s Laughing Stock, meet Lars Klores. Joel: Where have local audiences seen you on the stage? Lars: I’ve done most of my acting at The Little Theatre of Alexandria, though my most recent productions have been The Pillowman at […]

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‘Laughing Stock’ at The Little Theatre of Alexandria

Even if you aren’t acquainted with any of the actors in the play, or if you have ever been involved with a theatrical production anywhere, you’ll recognize some old friends when you go see Little Theatre of Alexandria’s Laughing Stock. The play, written by Charles Morey, affectionately pokes fun at the various tropes and stereotypes […]

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Meet the Cast of The Little Theatre of Alexandria’s ‘Laughing Stock’: Part 2: Director Shawn G. Byers

In Part 2 of a series of interviews with the cast of The Little Theatre of Alexandria’s production of Charles Morey’s Laughing Stock, meet Director Shawn G. Byers. Joel: Tell our readers where they may have see you on the stage or directing other shows.  Shawn: My directing past includes Plaza Suite (LTA), Bent (Dominion Stage), Funny […]

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‘Shining City’ at Port City Playhouse

I could hardly contain my anticipation before seeing the Port City Playhouse’s production of Shining City, directed by Becky Patton. The critically acclaimed play, first performed in 2004 and later earning two Tony Award nominations on Broadway, is written by one of the best contemporary dramatists, Conor McPherson, known for spooking audiences with ghost stories. […]

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‘THIS’ at Vienna Theatre Company by Annie Bradley Ermlick

As described by Alan in Melissa James Gibson’s THIS, middle age is, “a sense of intense urgency mixed with exhaustion.” Making its Northern Virginia area debut, the Vienna Theatre Company presents the play THIS, a witty comedy-filled with searing, intelligent characters, which explores the crossroads that face five friends pushing against middle age. The play is […]

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The WATCH AWARDS Nominees React!-Part 1 by Joel Markowitz

How did thy feel when their names were announced as a WATCH AWARD nominee? A Father and a Son Are Nominated Outstanding Special Effects Chip Gertzog and Jimmy Gertzog Chip Gertzog & Jimmy Gertzog– Little Shop of Horrors – Providence Players of Fairfax. From Chip: “It is always wonderful to get a nod from the WATCH […]

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‘THIS’ Opens Tomorrow Night at Vienna Theatre Company

Opening Tomorrow: THIS by Melissa James Gibson – A story about Friendship, Adultery, Kids, Careers, Loss and Life at 40. Playing Jan. 24-25, Jan. 31-Feb 2 and Feb. 7-9 At Vienna Theatre Company Produced by Jessie Roberts Directed by Tom Flatt Receiving its Northern Virginia area premiere, This is a bright, tart, and melancholy comedy […]

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‘Rumors’ at McLean Community Players by Julia L. Exline

McLean Community Players present Rumors, a comedic farce by Neil Simon. Directed by Rosemary Hartman, four wealthy couples arrive for a dinner party, but are instead thrown into an evening full of frenzied chaos, lots of laughs, quick thinking, and downright meltdowns! Set Designer Skip Gresko, with the help of crews of constructors and painters, […]

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‘Avenue Q’ at Dominion Stage by Jessica Vaughan

Dominion Stage’s Avenue Q is hilarious and touching. The musical debuted Off- Broadway in 2003 and the story of a young English major drifting through his first year out of college is even more relevant these days. Even so, Dominion Stage did a fantastic job of brushing up all the little cultural references – like puppets gangham […]

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