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Review: ‘Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike’ at The Highwood Theatre

Russian playwright Anton Chekhov believed the role of the artist was to ask questions, not answer them. Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike, Christopher Durang’s 2013 Chekhov-inspired Tony Award Winner, doesn’t ask serious questions, but does induce many laughs and insights into family dysfunction. As directed by Melissa Robinson, The Highwood Theatre’s Vanya and […]

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Review: ‘Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike’ at Prince William Little Theatre by Tamela J. Ritter

It’s probably helpful to be well versed in Chekhov and Greek tragedies to understand many of the in-jokes and allusions in Christopher Durang’s 2012 Tony Award-winning play Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike now being performed by Prince William Little Theatre at George Mason’s Hylton Performing Arts Center; but it’s not essential. After all, […]

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Prince George’s Little Theatre Opens ‘Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike’ at the Bowie Playhouse Tonight

Prince George’s Little Theatre will produce Christopher Durang’s award-winning comedy Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike at the Bowie Playhouse from January 8 – 23. All Friday performances and Saturday performances on January 9th and 16th are at 8 p.m. The Sunday performances January 10th and 17th and the closing performance Saturday January 23rd are […]

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‘Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike’ at the Old Opera House

Family comedies are often hit or miss, but Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike at the Old Opera House is a poignant comedy strengthened by quirky and heartfelt individual performances. Excellently directed by Steven Brewer with very clever and witty writing by Christopher Durang,  Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike depicts middle aged […]

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They’re Back! 2014 Barrymore Awards Nominations Announced for Excellence in Theatre for the Greater Philadelphia Region

Monday, October 27, 2014 at 7:00 pm The Merriam Theater · 250 S. Broad Street · Philadelphia, PA 19102 Followed by an After-Party at The Kimmel Center TICKETS ON SALE TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 2 at 12 NOON The Barrymores are back! During the 2013/14 season, which ran September 1, 2013 through June 30, 2014, an all-volunteer team of […]

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‘Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike’ at CENTERSTAGE

Quickly becoming a household name when it comes to quirky comedies, Christopher Durang’s latest Tony Award-Winning play hits CENTERSTAGE as they approach the end of their 2013/2014 season. Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike makes its area debut upstairs in The Head Theater. Directed by Eric Rosen, the production provides a cynically comic look at […]

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‘An Actor’s Nightmare’ and ‘Sister Mary Ignatius Explains It All For You’ at Chevy Chase Players

A Double Feature of two plays: An Actor’s Nightmare and Sister Mary Ignatius Explains It All For You by Christopher Durang, the Tony Award-winning  playwright (for Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike) is being performed by Chevy Chase Players Fridays and Saturdays at 7:30 pm through April 19th.   Director Peter Chewning has assembled a scrappy cast who works well […]

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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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Predict the Tony Award Winners and Win $150 on TrueTheatergoer

Welcome to your opportunity to vote (unofficially) for the 2013 Tony Awards on TrueTheatergoer. ENTER YOUR TONY AWARDS CHOICES HERE. The person with the highest number of correct answers will win $150 to attend a Broadway show. If there is a tie in winners chosen, the person in this group with the fewest number of wrong […]

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2013 Tony Award Nominations Announced: Kinky Boots; Matilda: The Musical & Pippin Lead with 13, 12 & 10 Noms

Here are The 2013 Tony Award Nominations The American Theatre Wing announced its nominations for the 2013 Tony Awards today. DC Theatregoers were wowed by Holland Taylor’s performance as Governor Ann Richards in Ann at The Kennedy Center, Tracy Letts and Ann Morton in Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf at Arena Stage, and Carolee Carmello in Saving Aimee (now […]

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