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‘Very Well-Connected’: Meet Cast Members of Montgomery College Summer Dinner Theatre’s ‘Side Show’: Part 2: Jehan Silva

In Part 2 of a series of interviews with the cast of Montgomery College Summer Dinner Theatre’s production of Side Show, meet Jehan Silva. Joel: Please introduce yourself and tell us what other shows and roles you have performed at Montgomery College and elsewhere on our local stages. Jehan: I have been in the ensemble in […]

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‘Very Well-Connected’: Meet Cast Members of Montgomery College Summer Dinner Theatre’s ‘Side Show’: Part 1: Anna Phillips-Brown

In Part 1 of a series of interviews with the cast of Montgomery College Summer Dinner Theatre’s production of Side Show, meet Anna Phillips-Brown. Joel: Please introduce yourself and tell us what other shows and roles you have performed at Montgomery College and elsewhere on our local stages. Anna: I’m Anna Phillips-Brown, I’m a rising sophomore […]

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‘It’s a Wonderful Life: A Live Radio Play’ at Annapolis Shakespeare Company

Annapolis Shakespeare Company (ASC) presents It’s a Wonderful Life: A Live Radio Play by Joe Landay that will delight audiences of all ages. A play-within-a-play, Annapolis Shakespeare Company rolls back time to circa 1940-ish, when radio was a family-oriented entertainment. The ASC cast plays radio personalities who in turn take on over 30-some characters from It’s a […]

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‘9 to 5’ at Silhouette Stages at Slayton House

9 to 5 is based on the 1980 movie of the same name, with Music and Lyrics by Dolly Parton, and Book by Patricia Resnick. Parton not only was one of the stars of the movie (her costars were Jane Fonda and Lili Tomlin), but her song “9 to 5” became a huge hit. It’s still is […]

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Meet the Cast of ‘August: Osage County’ at The Highwood Theatre Part 2: Madison Middleton

In Part 2 of a series of interviews with the cast of August: Osage County at The Highwood Theatre, meet Madison Middleton. Joel: Please introduce yourself and tell our readers where they may have seen you perform on the stage before. Madison: My name is Madison Middleton, and I’m in 9th grade. I’ve been in many, many Highwood productions, […]

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It’s The Pictures That Got Small: Meet Joshua Redford, Star of Reston Community Players’ ‘Sunset Boulevard’

Norma Desmond is waiting for her close-up in Reston Community Players’ sumptuous rendition of Andrew Lloyd Webber’s Sunset Boulevard, opening this Friday, February 27, 2015. Inspired by Billy Wilder’s iconic 1950 film, Webber’s musical version, featuring book and lyrics by Don Black and Christopher Hampton, focuses on the fading career of legendary silent film star Norma Desmond. […]

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She’s Ready for Her Close-Up: Meet Katie McManus, Star of Reston Community Players’ ‘Sunset Boulevard’

Norma Desmond, in the form of the multi-talented and versatile Katie McManus, is waiting for her close-up in Reston Community Players’ sumptuous rendition of Andrew Lloyd Webber’s Sunset Boulevard, opening Feb. 27, 2015. Inspired by Billy Wilder’s iconic 1950 film, Webber’s musical version, featuring book and lyrics by Don Black and Christopher Hampton, focuses on the fading […]

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‘A Charlie Brown Christmas’ at NextStop Theatre Company

Director Jennifer Lambert has coached two casts of 13 talented youngsters—plus a baby who plays Woodstock–to their natural best and the simplicity of A Charlie Brown Christmas’ lets their true spirits shine through in NextStop Theatre Company’s adorable holiday treat. Based on the television special by Bill Melendez and Lee Mendelson with a stage adaptation by […]

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‘It’s a Wonderful Life: A Live Radio Play’ at CENTERSTAGE

Following its successful runs of the epic play Amadeus and the rock musical Next to Normal, CENTERSTAGE lines up a fantastic family rendering of Frank Capra’s beloved holiday classic film, It’s a Wonderful Life, as the third main stage production of its 2014-15 Season. Directed by Nelson T. Eusebio, III, It’s a Wonderful Life: A […]

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‘The Secret Garden in Concert’ at Young Artists of America by Brent and Linda Stone

Young Artists of America (YAA) presented classics from the musical The Secret Garden for their annual fall concert, held at the Cultural Arts Center at Silver Spring. The 80 high-school aged performers, sounded little like teenage musicians as they sang and played in the orchestra with technical superiority and such musicality that the soaring score resonated in the audience’s […]

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Young Artists of America Presents a Master Class with Broadway Composer Jeanie Tesori This Saturday from 9:30 AM to 11:30 AM at Round House Theatre in Bethesda

Young Artists of America Presents a Public Masterclass with Broadway composer JEANINE TESORI (Thoroughly Modern Millie, Shrek the Musical, Caroline, or Change, and Violet) Saturday, October 18, 2014 from 9:30 am-11:30 am at Round House Theatre 4545 East-West Highway Bethesda, MD 20814 More info is here.

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‘Side Show’ is Broadway-Bound! Previews Begin on October 28th with Official Opening on November 17th at The St. James Theatre

Great news from The Big Apple: Side Show which played from June 14 – July 13, 2014 at The Kennedy Center’s Eisenhower Theater, and opened to rave reviews, is now headed to The St. James Theatre on Broadway with previews beginning on October 28th and the official opening on November 17th. It’s so well-deserved for this exceptional production! […]

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Meet the Cast of Annapolis Shakespeare Company’s ‘The Schemings of Scapin’: Part 1: Jackie Madejski, Lauren Turchin Fox, Michael Windsor, and Zachary Roberts

In Part 1 of 3 sets of interviews with the zany cast of Annapolis Shakespeare Company’s The Schemings of Scapin, meet Jackie Madejski, Lauren Turchin Fox, Michael Windsor, and Zachary Roberts. “Bodies are humorous” is the theme that has been running at the Annapolis Shakespeare Company for the past two seasons. It was hilarious to get inside the […]

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‘Side Show’ at The Kennedy Center

Come Look at the Freaks!” intones the carnival barker at the opening of the unique and musically eclectic and beloved cult musical Side Show and you cannot look away. Now playing at The Kennedy Center’s Eisenhower Theater, this is a challenging and absorbing production performed to the hilt with Henry Krieger’s surging music and Bill […]

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