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‘Pinocchio!’ at Faction of Fools

Italian writer Carlo Collodi’s beloved tale of Pinocchio! has been performed countless times over the past 132 years. Now, Faction of Fools Theatre Company has taken this classic story and adapted it in the Commedia dell’Arte style that they know and do so well. With the use of incredible masks, costumes, puppets, simple props, and the traditional looking marionette […]

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Landless’ Opens ‘Sweeney Todd – Prog Metal Version’ This Weekend and DCMTA Coverage

Landless Theatre Company’s Sweeney Todd – Prog Metal Version opens Thursday night at Warehouse Theater. Sweeney Todd -Prog Metal Version plays from August 7-31, 2014 at Warehouse Theater – 645 New York Avenue, NW, in Washington, DC. Purchase tickets online. DCMetroTheaterArts has been honored to have had the ‘breaking news’ of the show and here’s our coverage: LINKS: Attend […]

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Attend The Tale: Cast Announcement for Landless’ Summer of Rock productions of ‘Sweeney Todd – Prog Metal Version’ and ‘Rock Bottom’ [A Rock Opus] by Landless Theatre Company

The Landless Theatre Company announces casting for Summer of Rock productions at Warehouse Theatre: Stephen Sondheim’s Sweeney Todd – Prog Metal Version and Rock Bottom [A Rock Opus]. Both productions will incorporate distinguished vocalists from local metal and rock bands, including A Sound of Thunder, Aries, Cassandra Syndrome and Los Swamp Monsters. “We’re developing a […]

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‘Spamalot’ at Shenandoah Summer Music Theatre

Summer Silliness: Shenandoah Summer Music Theatre Invites you to Spamalot What happens in Camelot stays in Camelot…and you really want to be there for the hijinks, the chaos, and the fun! Shenandoah Summer Music Theatre opened a top-notch, sparkling, and silly Spamalot in Winchester last night. This production runs through July 6th – and is […]

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Exclusive! Attend The Tale of Landless Theatre’s Sondheim Approved Prog Metal Version of ‘Sweeney Todd’: Announcing The Arrangers-THE FLEET STREET COLLECTIVE

DC’s Landless Theatre Company, currently developing a Prog Metal Version of Sondheim’s Sweeney Todd, announces that the prog metal orchestration is being written by a team of arrangers known as The Fleet Street Collective. The seven members of The Fleet Street Collective are DC-based metal musicians Lance LaRue, Ray Shaw and Alex Vallejo; Philadelphia-based world […]

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Attend the Tale of Landless Theatre’s Prog Metal Sweeney Todd: Announcing New Venue, Tickets on Sale, and More!

Attend the Tale of Landless Theatre’s Prog Metal Sweeney Todd: Announcing New Venue, Tickets on Sale and More! The Landless Theatre Company announces that the premiere production of Sweeney Todd – Prog Metal Version will now be held at  August 7-30, 2014 at Warehouse Theatre-645 New York Ave, NW, in Washington, DC. The production was originally […]

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The Baltimore Rock Opera Society Holding Auditions on Sunday & Monday, 6/1-2 for “The Electric Pharoah” and ‘Gründlehämmer’ Video

The Baltimore Rock Opera Society (BROS) is holding auditions this Sunday and Monday, June 1 and 2 for “badass” actors, singers and dancers for their upcoming world-premiere, The Electric Pharaoh.  Auditions are 1:00 – 7:30p.m. Sunday and 7:00 – 10:00p.m. at BROS Headquarters at the Bell Foundry, 1st floor – 1539 North Calvert Street, in Baltimore, […]

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This Sunday @4 PM Tony Award Winner Laura Benanti Joins GMCW for “A Gay Man’s Guide to Broadway’ at The Kennedy Center-Tickets Still Available

The Gay Men’s Chorus of Washington, DC presents A Gay Man’s Guide to Broadway with special guest Tony Award winner Laura Benanti This Sunday, May 18th at 4 PM at The Kennedy Center’s Concert Hall The Gay Men’s Chorus of Washington, DC (GMCW) concludes its 33rd season with a concert entitled A Gay Mans’ Guide […]

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‘Monty Python’s Spamalot’ at West Potomac High School-Saturday, May 3, 2014 Matinee Cast

This is a review of the Saturday matinée cast of West Potomac High School’s production of Monty Python’s Spamalot, with the following changes in casting  from ‘Monty Python’s Spamalot’ at West Potomac High School’s review on DCMetroTheaterArts by Jessica Poole. At my Saturday, May 2, 2014 matinee performance these roles were portrayed by the following students: Lady of the […]

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‘Into the Woods’ at NextStop Theatre Company

Happy Ever After: NextStop’s Innovative Into the Woods Gloriously Updates a Classic for a New Generation NextStop Theatre Company’s Into the Woods is a glorious reinterpretation of the Stephen Sondheim and James Lapine classic musical. This fractured fairy tale is brought brilliantly to life by the actors and orchestra – as well as a truly […]

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‘Monty Python’s Spamalot’ at West Potomac High School

West Potomac High School’s production of the “lovingly ripped off from” the film Monty Python and the Holy Grail, the musical Monty Python’s Spamalot brings lotd of humor to the stage in a rousing theater adventure. Taken from the original screenplay (written by Graham Chapman, John Cleese, Terry Gilliam, Eric Idle, Terry Jones, and Michael […]

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SPINE: Theatre, Culture, and History in the Belly of the Beast: ‘Anacostia Is the New Downtown’ by Robert Michael Oliver

With today’s article, we welcome Robert Michael Oliver as he inaugurates his new column SPINE: Theatre, Culture, and History in the Belly of the Beast on DCMetroTheaterArts. Anacostia Is the New Downtown I recently had the pleasure of attending (not as a critic) a preview performance of Factory 449’s production of The Amish Project at the new […]

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