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Classic Conversations: Featuring Audra McDonald at Shakespeare Theatre Company by Tiffany Draut

Audience members at Sidney Harman Hall at Shakespeare Theatre Company were in for quite a treat on the night of Monday, May 20, 2013. 5-time Tony Award winner Audra McDonald, one of Broadway’s most highly regarded performers, sat down in conversation with Michael Kahn as part of Shakespeare Theatre Company’s “Classic Conversations” series, to discuss […]

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‘The Power of ArtStream’ by David Friscic

“Art is for Everybody” and this dictum is exemplified superbly by ArtStream, now in its’ 7th year as a 501(c) non-profit. This dynamic and innovative non-profit group has been making a profound impact throughout various hospitals, schools and theaters in Arlington, Virginia, Fairfax, Virginia, Gaithersburg, MD, Silver Spring, MD, and Raleigh, North Carolina. I had the privilege of […]

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‘Equus’ at Spotlighters Theatre by Amanda Gunther

A stunning theatrical sensation comes to the stage at the Audrey Herman Spotlighters Theatre, as Director Sherrionne Brown presents Peter Shaffer’s Equus. It’s a deeply moving psychological drama that explores a seventeen year old boy’s sexual and religious fascination with horses after he has blinded five of them and landed himself in a psychiatrist’s care. […]

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Frost/Nixon at Silver Spring Stage by Keith Tittlermary

“When the president does it, that means it is not illegal” – Richard Nixon, in his 1977 interview with David Frost. In 1977, British tabloid journalist David Frost set out to become the first person to interview disgraced president Richard Nixon since his 1974 resignation. In the almost 40 years since his fall from grace, […]

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Port City Playhouse Opens ‘Six Degrees of Separation’ on April 19th

Port City Playhouse, Alexandria’s award-winning theatre company, is pleased to conclude its 2012-13 season with Six Degrees of Separation by John Guare. Performances are Friday-Saturday, April 19-20 & 26-27, May 3-4, and Tuesday, April 30, at 8:00 PM, with Saturday matinees on April 27 and May 4 at 2:00 PM. Port City Playhouse is located at 1819 […]

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(L-R) Sameerah Luqmaan-Harris as Elizabeth Keckly and Naomi Jacobson as Mary Todd Lincoln. Photo by Scott Suchman.

‘Mary T. & Lizzy K.’ Extended Through May 5, 2013 at Arena Stage by Kirstin Franko

MARY T. & LIZZY K. EXTENDS THROUGH MAY 5 AT ARENA STAGE WITH SIX ADDED PERFORMANCES  Arena Stage at the Mead Center for American Theater announces that due to popular demand, the world premiere play Mary T. & Lizzy K., written and directed by Tazewell Thompson, will add another six performances to its nearly sold-out run, now extended through May 5, […]

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ArtSpeak! Presents Broadway’s Jennifer Damiano & Adam Chanler-Berat on Monday, April 8th @ 7 at Paint Branch HS

THIS MONDAY, APRIL 8, 2013 AT 7 PM Shugoll Research Presents: ARTSPEAK With: Jennifer Damiano and Adam Chanler-Berat When: THIS Monday, April 8th, 2013, at 7:00 P.M. Where: Paint Branch HS-14121 Old Columbia Pike, in Burtonsville, MD 20866 Cost: FREE! No tickets or reservations required. Jennifer and Adam (Next to Normal) will talk about their […]

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Compass Rose Theater Opens Lee Blessing’s ‘Eleemonsynary’ Tomorrow Night by Lucinda Merry-Browne

From April 5th to May 12th, Compass Rose Theater ushers in the spring with a fully professional production of Lee Blessing’s glorious and life-affirming play, Eleemosynary. On a stage filled with books, wings and spelling bees, Eleemosynary weaves past and present to examine the relationship of three singular women: willfully eccentric Dorothea; her brilliant and estranged […]

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Synetic Theater’s Teen Ensemble Performs ‘Taming of the Shrew’ 4/12-4/14 by Monica Jillings

Synetic Theater’s Teen Ensemble  Storms Into Spring With The Taming of the Shrew  Synetic 2012 comedy hit is back! The Synetic Teen Ensemble will remount Synetic’s “Silent Shakespeare” hit – The Taming of the Shrew. The production is directed by award-winning Synetic choreographer Irina Tsikurishvili and Senior Company Member Alex Mills (most recently seen as Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde). The […]

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Auditions for McLean Community Players’ ‘Damn Yankees’ This Saturday and Sunday at Noon

Auditions for McLean Community Players Production of  Damn Yankees Where: McLean Community Center – 1234 Ingleside Ave., in McLean, VA.  When: THIS Saturday and Sunday, April 6 & 7, 2013. at NOON. Callbacks by invitation on Saturday, April 13th.  Auditioners should prepare one song in a musical theater style, music must be in proper key (no transpositions). Accompanist […]

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