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Magic Time! ‘Avenue Q’ at Constellation Theatre Company

The intriguing tagline for Constellation Theatre Company’s 2015/16 season is “Playtime for Grownups,” which could not have been more appropriate on opening night of its Avenue Q—the wholly humable musical in a humdinger of a production. It’s going to be a huge hit. And it really is adult fun. The famous show with childhood-invoking Sesame Street–style […]

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‘Avenue Q’ at Constellation Theatre Company

Avenue Q is that rarest of Broadway hits that captivates everyone, theatre geek or casual fan, who has blushed at its racy tunes or busted a gut seeing the hilarity firsthand. I am pleased to report that the new production by Constellation Theatre, directed by Allison Arkell Stockman, is as raunchy, touching and all-around entertaining […]

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‘Dame Edna’s Glorious Goodbye – The Farewell Tour’ at National Theatre by Jordan Wright

A fresh breeze blew into town last night and she was wearing rhinestone-encrusted cat eye glasses out to there, and a hot pink fringe gown glittering with Swarovski crystals. Yes, you guessed it – – the internationally infamous, dearly beloved, barb-slinging insultress known familiarly as Dame Edna. Trashing more Washington politicos than the Drudge Report […]

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‘Pippin’ is Playing at The National Theatre: An Interview with Kyle Dean Massey on Playing Pippin

[Editor’s note: The National Tour of Pippin is playing through January 4th at The National Theatre in DC, and Kyle Dean Massey is here playing Pippin. Teresa McCormick Ertel interviewed Kyle in August 2014 when he was performing the role on Broadway. Here’s her interview: Kyle Dean Massey is currently playing the title role in the Tony […]

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Quotidian Theatre Company Unveils Its 2014-2015 Season

Quotidian Theatre Company Announces its 17th season! QTC’s 2014-2015 season includes a fresh take on an international classic, a modern comedy from a Tony Award-winning playwright, and an early work from the company’s favorite living dramatist: Hedda Gabler by Henrik Ibsen October 24 – November 23, 2014 The magnetic and mysterious Hedda Gabler, stifled by society’s […]

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Arena Stage Announces its 2014-2015 Season

ARENA STAGE AT THE MEAD CENTER FOR AMERICAN THEATER ANNOUNCES ITS 65TH SEASON FEATURING FIVE WORLD PREMIERES, TWO MUSICALS, THREE COMEDIES AND A 25-WRITER COMMISSION FOR THE NATIONAL CIVIL WAR PROJECT Arena Stage Artistic Director Molly Smith reveals the 2014/15 season lineup for the company’s 65th season and fifth year in the Mead Center for […]

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Sandy Spring Theatre Group Holds Dance Audition for ‘The Producers’ on Sunday, 2/23@5 pm

DANCE AUDITIONS Sunday, February 23, 2014 @ 5:00PM 1215 Connecticut Avenue, NW 4th  Washington, D.C., 20036 “THE PRODUCERS” Music and Lyrics By Mel Brooks Directed By Kristofer Kauff Presented by The Sandy Spring Theatre Group Performance Dates:  June 13 – June 29, 2014 At The Gaithersburg Arts Barn ______  AUDITION DETAILS: -Please email kris@kristoferkauff.com to reserve your spot.\ […]

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‘In the Heights’ at Act Two @ Levine by Bev Fleisher

Those voices! That dancing! The acting! I was among the audience members who leapt to their feet for a hearty standing ovation to the cast and all of the behind-the scene-workers who obviously had put their all into making Act Two @ Levine’s scintillating production of The Tony Award-winning In the Heights an amazing experience. The Broadway […]

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‘Avenue Q’ at Greenbelt Arts Center by Amanda Gunther

The internet is really, really great for—well for buying tickets to Greenbelt Arts Center‘s production of Avenue Q. The multiple Tony Award-winning musical, with music and lyrics by Robert Lopez and Jeff Marx and book by Jeff Whitty, graces the little black box stage to start off the season, and what a bang of a […]

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Tonight at 7 PM: Donna McKechnie Performs ‘Same Place, Another Time’ at Olney Theatre Center

While A Chorus Line is being performed at Olney Theatre Center Donna McKechnie, the Tony Award-winning Cassie from the original Broadway cast, is bringing her one-woman cabaret Same Place, Another Time, TONIGHT – Sunday, September 1st at 7 PM on the historic stage of the Olney Theatre Center, in Olney, MD. Purchase your tickets here. LINKS For more […]

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Donna McKechnie Performs ‘Same Place, Another Time’ at Olney Theatre Center This Sunday at 7 PM

While A Chorus Line is being performed at Olney Theatre Center Donna McKechnie, the Tony Award-winning Cassie from the original Broadway cast, is bringing her one-woman cabaret Same Place, Another Time, this Sunday, September 1st at 7 PM on the historic stage of the Olney Theatre Center in Olney, MD. Purchase your tickets here. LINKS For more information, […]

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“Bringing ‘A Chorus Line’ to Olney” Part One: Auditions, Rehearsals, and ‘Opening Night’ by Stephen Nachamie

Director/Choreographer Stephen Nachamie takes us behind the scenes of Olney Theatre Center’s production of A Chorus Line.’ Here is Part 1. OLNEY THEATRE CENTER ASKS STEPHEN TO DIRECT AND CHOREOGRAPH A CHORUS LINE One of my dear friends and early mentors was Director/Choreographer Tony Stevens – who in 1974 had the idea (with Michon Peacock) to start […]

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Derek Tatum on Playing Don Kerr in Olney Theatre Center’s ‘A Chorus Line’ by Eric Denver and Joel Markowitz

The very talented Derek Tatum is a member of ‘the line’ in Olney Theatre Center’s production of the Tony Award-winning A Chorus Line. Derek takes us behind-the-scenes of his audition, rehearsals, and his career. Eric and Joel: Who do you play in A Chorus Line and how do you relate to your character? Why did you want to play […]

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