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As omicron surges, Dominion Stage postpones ‘Firebringer’

The Stone Age musical comedy to be rescheduled later in 2022 as conditions allow.

DCMTA 2021 Staff Favorites: Outstanding Design Elements in Community Theater Productions

Here are the design elements that made an indelible impression on our writers this year. Did we overlook a favorite of yours? Let us know in a comment!

DCMTA 2021 Staff Favorites: Outstanding Performances in Community Theater Productions

Here are the performances that made an indelible impression on our writers this year. Did we overlook a favorite of yours? Let us know in a comment!

DCMTA 2021 Staff Favorites: Outstanding Community Theater Productions

Here are some of the community theater productions that made an indelible impression on our writers this year.

Colonial Players to stage ‘The Lost Boy,’ about Peter Pan creator

A heartwarming, fictionalized story based on the author James Barrie.

Nostalgia makes for a winning ‘A Christmas Story’ at Silver Spring...

An iconic holiday classic and a delightful trip down memory lane.

‘The Wizard of Oz: A British Pantomime’ is a delightful holiday...

The traditionally British holiday panto meets the very American story of 'The Wizard of Oz' in The British Players' delightful production.

Sterling Playmakers gets away with an entertaining ‘Catch Me If You...

Buckle up for a musical about one of the greatest con men of all time.

Two women dress down ‘Five Women Wearing the Same Dress’

The comedy now running at Dominion Stage gets a critical look by its director and a cast member.

Plenty of laughs in pinkalicious ‘Five Women Wearing the Same Dress’

From Dominion Stage, a splendid peek into interior lives.

A fanciful and delightful ‘Cymbeline’ from Rude Mechanicals

Emphasizing the play's fairy tale elements, Director Erin Nealer steered actors toward a wry, broadly comic style that regularly drew well-earned laughs.

A top-notch ‘On the Town’ from Rockville Musical Theatre

The show’s sights are fixed on the joy of living this day — joy that the production gives the audience abundantly.

‘The Oresteia’ comes to Zoom via Virtual Repertory Theatre Collective

The classic Greek tragedy revisioned to reflect the turmoil and cloak-and-dagger of present-day DC.

Dominion Stage’s ‘Five Women Wearing the Same Dress’ opens Nov. 5

A biting comedy about the societal label of being "too much" that diminishes women.

In praise of a resilient small theater: Fredericksburg Theatre Ensemble

Surviving the pandemic has highlighted the importance of community.

Rooftop Productions takes a stab at Sondheim’s ‘Sweeney Todd’

A worthwhile engagement with the glories and complexities of the "dark operetta."

Colonial Players entertains with complex ‘By the Way, Meet Vera Stark’

An illuminating exploration of Black erasure through typecasting in Hollywood.

‘A Black and White Cookie’ premieres at Silver Spring Stage

Can a bakery favorite repair the world?

Little Theater of Alexandria has a winning thriller in ‘Wait Until...

Good acting and taut direction in an enjoyably suspenseful evening of theater.

Sterling Playmakers debuts an original romantic comedy, ‘The Social Secretary’

Those who aren’t ready for summer to end will find warmth, love, and laughter in this beach read brought to life.