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Review: ‘Noises Off’ at Everyman Theatre

It is always a good time seeing a production of Noises Off, but Everyman Theatre (Everyman) took it to another level last night. If you are a regular theatregoer, it is quite likely you have seen Noises Off before, possibly even several times. The production team and cast at Everyman cranked this show up to […]

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Review: ‘Dorian’s Closet’ at Rep Stage

Strong and dramatic – the two words that continuously came to my mind as I watched Dorian’s Closet at Rep Stage last night. This production is the world premiere of the new musical based on the life of female impersonator Dorian Corey. Richard Mailman (book and lyrics) and Ryan Haase (composer) have created an amazing […]

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Review: ‘The White Snake’ at Baltimore Center Stage

It was a thrill and a privilege to be at the grand reopening of Baltimore Center Stage last night. I felt like a movie star walking up the red carpet, past the searchlights, into the shiny new lobby. The redesigned Head Theater looked simply luxurious with its comfortable, plush, red seats. It was almost enough […]

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Review: ‘I Hate Hamlet’ at Dundalk Community Theatre

“It’s Shakespeare! Which is like algebra on stage!” If you’ve ever struggled with The Bard, you’ll appreciate the character Gary Peter Leftkowitz’s sentiments on the subject. In I Hate Hamlet, by Paul Rudnick, the cast and crew of Dundalk Community Theatre (DCT), directed by Tom Colonna, explore the trials and triumphs of acting Shakespeare. This […]

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Review: ‘Ella Enchanted’ at Adventure Theatre

Glen Echo Park is a hidden gem that’s a blast from the past. As if Ella Enchanted at Adventure Theatre MTC wasn’t enough fun on its own, the park was a delight to walk through on the way to the theatre. This Ella Enchanted musical is a world premiere written by Karen Zacarías, composed by […]

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Review: ‘Grey Gardens’ at StillPointe Theatre

Grey Gardens is the latest show in StillPointe Theatre’s 2016 – 2017 season. This musical is based on the eponymous 1975 documentary about the lives of Edith Ewing Bouvier Beale (“Big Edie”) and her daughter Edith Bouvier Beale (“Little Edie”). Grey Gardens chronicles the relationship between Big Edie and Little Edie as they go from New York socialites […]

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Review: Chicago at Wolf Trap’s Filene Center

Last night, I had the incredible pleasure of seeing Chicago at Wolf Trap’s Filene Center. I have never been to a show quite like this where the band is rock solid from start to finish and the musicians are having just as much fun as the audience. It became clear why Chicago is known as one […]

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Review: ‘The Last Class: A Jazzercise Play’ at The Klunch

Practice your “Diva Pose” and head down to The Last Class: A Jazzercise Play before it’s too late! The Klunch presents this production by Dodo Theater Collective, and directed by Margot Bordelon. It is currently playing at the Logan Fringe Art Space Trinidad Theatre, which is a wonderful space. There’s a lovely outdoor seating area, as well as […]

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Review: ‘Hoax’ at Maryland Art Place

Hoax is the latest collaboration between playwright Annelise Montone and actor/magician Brian M. Kehoe. Montone and Kehoe also starred in the production, and Deirdre McAllister was the consulting director. Hoax takes place in the downstairs of the Maryland Art Place where an old bar, lantern lights, and speak-easy music come together to create a unique, rag-tag […]

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