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‘Sister Act’ at Hippodrome Theatre

Holy heaven it’s time to raise your voice because the good news has arrived! The five-time Tony Award nominated musical Sister Act has descended from on high right into the midst of Baltimore at the Hippodrome Theatre as a part of the Broadway Across America— CareFirst Hippodrome Broadway Series. With Music by Alan Menken, Lyrics […]

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‘Sister Act’ at The Kennedy Center by Derek Mong

Hallelujah! Sister Act is here for a short time only at The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts’ Opera House, and you certainly won’t want to miss out on this festive, religious experience that will give you reason to rejoice! After a Broadway run in 2011 directed by Jerry Zaks that gave it […]

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Regie Cabico’s ‘Godiva Dates & One Night Stands’ Opens TOMORROW at FallFringe Festival 2013 by Matt Ripa

Doorway Arts Ensemble Revives Their Smash Hit from Capital Fringe Many critics raved about Doorway Arts Ensemble’s hit show GODIVA DATES & ONE NIGHT STANDS at this summer’s Capital Fringe Festival. Regie Cabico’s latest spoken word play, GODIVA DATES & ONE NIGHT STANDS was a rousing success at the 2013 Capital Fringe Festival. This blend of storytelling, spoken word […]

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‘The Misanthrope’ at Vagabond Players by Amanda Gunther

To err is human, to forgive divine, though in this comedy of manners you’ll find very little divinity as no one seems to be in the forgiving mood. The Vagabond Players opens their 98th season with Molière’s most notable work, The Misanthrope. With a new translation by Richard Wilbur, the production is Directed by Howard Berkowitz […]

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Clockwise from top: Toby Mulford, Paul Reisman, Eva Wilhelm, Gwen Grastorf and Drew Kopas. Photo by ClintonBPhotography.

Ranting With Cyle: ‘Collaboration’ by Cyle Durkee

F%#k you! (Not you, sorry! {I should probably have explained that statement a bit first]) The reason I said that is that it’s not something that you typically hear in a collaborative process (but you never know {I like to scream it at my cast mates on a regular basis just to keep them on […]

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Parlor Room Theater Opens ‘The Mousetrap’ TONIGHT

Parlor Room Theater is presenting The Mousetrap by Agatha Christie. The murder mystery opens TONIGHT. From Wikl: “The Mousetrap opened in the West End of London in 1952, and has been running continuously since then. It has the longest initial run of any play in history, with its 25,000th performance taking place on 18 November 2012. It is the […]

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A Preview of Flying Muskrat Theatre Company’s ‘Complete Works of William Shakespeare, Abridged’ by Brennan Jones

What’s in a name? Despite the Bard’s enduring wisdom, for The Flying Muskrat Theatre Company, there’s a lot. Let’s be honest for a moment- the reason why you clicked on this article amongst your fringe-review crowded browser probably had something to do with seeing a Flying Muskrat on the left side of your screen, or […]

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An Interview with Magician Max Major by Eric Denver

With a packed house of 250 audience members, Max Major made his appearance for Arlington, Virginia patrons at the Arlington Drafthouse at 7:30 on June 29, 2013 for a one-night only performance of Think…An Evening of Mind Reading and Magic. I was excited to get a chance to experience first hand the performance and have a […]

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Synesthesia: ‘Sign-Interpreted Performances for July and August’ by Yvonne French

Synesthesia: Sign-Interpreted Performances for July and August by Yvonne French Thursday, July 25th Mandy Harvey Millennium Stage at The Kennedy Center Sign-Interpreted and Captioned: Thursday, July 25, 2013 at 6:00 PM Interpreter: Miriam Ganz 25 year old jazz vocalist Mandy Harvey, who, despite her loss of hearing, has performed live all over the U.S., gives […]

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ARTISTIC SPOTLIGHT: An Interview with the Founder and Producing Director of the CATF by Sydney-Chanele Dawkins

ARTISTIC SPOTLIGHT: Ed Herendeen “New plays are the future,” says Ed Herendeen, the Producing Director of the Contemporary American Theater Festival (CATF), located in Shepherdstown, West Virginia. “That’s been our focus from the beginning and the fact that so many Theatres are doing new plays in Washington, D.C. area – I am so happy about […]

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Juliet (Raven Bonniwell) finds her Romeo (Sean Hudock) dead in 'Romeo and Juliet.; Photo by Jon Harvey of /We Happy Few Productions.

Magic Time: ‘ We Happy Few Productions’ ‘Romeo and Juliet’ at Capital Fringe by John Stoltenberg

Cross-gender casting of the classics can be sometimes a silly stunt, sometimes an earnest bemusement, and sometimes—as in Romeo and Juliet as staged for Capital Fringe by We Happy Few Productions—an astonishing fresh take for our times, a rereading that rewards us with resonance and relevance we were not aware of before. Academics have had […]

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Capital Fringe Review: ‘RFK’ by John Stoltenberg

RFK is a triumph. A Capital Fringe production from Philadelphia’s New City Stage, it’s a powerfully moving flashback for anyone who remembers Robert F. Kennedy’s life and times, and an illuminating tribute for anyone born more recently. But moreover: It’s a profoundly revelatory lens for us all on U.S. life and times today. The time frame of RFK is summer 1964 […]

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