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People Respect and Appreciate Authenticity: A Q&A with Storyteller Anne B....

While hitchhiking across Europe by herself at 18, Anne B. Thomas fell asleep in the back of a car, and when she woke she...

Review: ‘Light Years’ at Signature Theatre

How does someone pay honor to a deceased parent whom they loved dearly? How does a son give thanks to his father? And when...

In the Moment: ‘Christmas at the Old Bull and Bush’ at...

Brimming with heart, musical numbers to elicit smiles, a unique wit, some audience sing-alongs, and moments that disrupt theatrical norms, MetroStage’s Christmas at the...

Review: ‘Hello, My Name Is…’ at The Welders

Challenging theatrical conventions, Hello, My Name Is… by Deb Sivigny, directed by Randy Baker, and produced by The Welders is like no other theater production I...

In the Moment: ‘The Mistress Cycle’ at Creative Cauldron

Illuminating what has been in the shadows, or usually whispered about, Creative Cauldron has provided a delicately rendered musical about the harsh realities women...

Review: ‘Empanada For A Dream’ at 1st Stage

Proust may have had his mother’s madeleine, but Juan Francisco Villa has his mother’s empanada to stir up memories of his gritty, hard scrabble...

Interview: Landis and Jennifer Smith Discuss ‘The Beast in the Bayou’...

The great thing about fairy tales is their malleability. Fairy tales have been around for millennia and are often transported from country to country,...

Review: ‘Ira Glass: Seven Things I’ve Learned’ at Wolf Trap

Usually when attending Wolf Trap it is to partake in either a concert or an opera, or a musical. Ira Glass’ unique show shook...

John Jiler on 11th Hour Theatre Company’s Next Step Concert Series’...

Big Red Sun, the post World War Two-era musical Georgia Stitt and I are developing at the 11th Hour Theatre Company of Philadelphia, began life...

‘So, You Want to Talk for TED’ – A Personal Report...

TED and TEDx talks are a kind of popular mini-theater that has a world-wide audience. Although it wasn’t spelled out on my 'bucket list,”...

A Mother and a Son Look at ‘The Velocity of Autumn’...

Last week my son and I were part of yet another audience captivated by Estelle Parsons and Stephen Spinella playing mother and son in...

‘A Storyteller Comes to Silver Spring for a House Concert’ By...

Several years ago when Silver Spring, MD story-lover Laura Hagmann was driving back from the annual October National Storytelling Festival in Jonesborough, Tennessee, she...

Two More Saturdays to See Storytellers Anne Thomas and John Donvan...

                SOLO  SERIES Double Feature – Two more Saturdays to see this Outstanding Performance by two Fine Storytellers....

Andy Offutt Irwin & Cathy Fink in an Evening of Storytelling...

On April 7th at Dance Exchange, the room was filled Saturday night when Georgia storyteller Andy Offutt Irwin was in Takoma Park for a show...

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