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Laughs aplenty in Ken Ludwig’s ‘The Game’s Afoot’ at Reston Community...

Reston Community Players’ production of The Game’s Afoot is a lighthearted, murder-mystery comedy. The comedy was written by American playwright and Tony Award winner...

2019 WATCH Award Nominations

In a ceremony at the Birchmere in Alexandria, Virginia, the WATCH Award committee announced the 2019 WATCH Award nominees.   101 productions (40 musicals, 61 plays)...

Comedic twist on Hamlet, John Barrymore, and theater archetypes in ‘I...

I Hate Hamlet invites the audience to spend an evening with a young man plagued by indecision in a marvelous modern re-telling of Hamlet’s...

‘A Gentleman’s Guide to Love and Murder’ at The Little Theatre...

After a lifetime of believing he was a humble nobody, Montague “Monty” Navarro learns he is a long-lost member of the D’Ysquith family and...

Charming ‘Leading Ladies’ pleases at Vienna Theatre Company

Leading Ladies is a charming little farce written by Ken Ludwig. Directed by Eleanore Tapscott, this production at Vienna Theatre Company is sure to...

Rueful romance in ‘Now and Then’ by Upcounty Theatre

Sean Grennan’s Now and Then, receiving its East Coast premiere courtesy of Upcounty Theatre in Germantown, Maryland, deals in regret anticipated and recollected, and...

‘Quadrille’ at Greenbelt Arts Center is a four-handed game of romance...

In a veddy, veddy proper tale about class differences, gender roles, secret lovers and the pitfalls of an arranged marriage, playwright Melynda Kiring is...

‘Yellow Face’ at Silver Spring Stage sparks important conversations

Is racism a taboo subject in the arts? Of course not. From Uncle Tom’s Cabin to Porgy and Bess to the whitewashing of the...

A Taste for Murder Productions presents ‘Murder at McGinty’s’

What does the New Year bring to downtown Silver Spring? Murder at McGinty’s! A Taste For Murder Productions and McGinty’s Public House have formed...

Colonial Players’ fascinating ‘The Children’ explores bleak post-nuclear future

Annapolis' Colonial Players takes on Lucy Kirkwood's 2016 environmental disaster drama The Children in an intimate production which explores the human cost of uncontrolled...

Review: At the Kentlands Arts Barn, Nat King Cole is as...

A near-capacity crowd hushed as the evening opened with the title song from Nat King Cole's 1959 album Welcome to the Club. I was...

DCMTA 2019 Staff Favorites: Outstanding Design Elements in Community Theater Productions

As the year draws to a close, we asked DCMTA writers to think back on the shows that left an indelible impression on them...

The British Players’ ‘Alice in Wonderland: A Traditional British Panto’ delivers...

Ah, yes, it's that most wonderful time of the year: The tingle of frozen breath on the air, the sparkle of lights on the...

DCMTA 2019 Staff Favorites: Outstanding Performance in a Community Theater Production

As the year draws to a close, we asked DCMTA writers to think back on the shows that left an indelible impression on them...

Christmastime is here (in Manassas) with Prince William Little Theatre’s ‘A...

Prince William Little Theatre’s A Charlie Brown Christmas feels as comfortable and warm as snuggling up on the couch and watching classic Christmas movies...

DCMTA 2019 Staff Favorites: Outstanding Community Theater Productions

As the year draws to a close, we asked DCMTA writers to think back on the productions that left an indelible impression on them...

StageCoach Theatre Company’s ‘Santa’s Funky Hawaiian Christmas Cabaret’ a clever, enjoyable...

Mele Kalikimaka all y’all! This lively original musical collaboration between Director Joey Olson and Producer Jerri Wiseman captured the entire audience from the moment we...

The Little Theatre of Alexandria’s ‘A Christmas Carol’ is a holiday...

This year, The Little Theatre of Alexandria’s annual performance of A Christmas Carol brings to the stage the Charles Dickens classic using a script...

‘Other Desert Cities’ by Peace Mountain Theatre challenges and shocks

Peace Mountain Theatre’s Other Desert Cities, by Jon Robin Baitz, features outstanding, in-the-moment performances. Director Julie Janson directs a show that touches on themes...

Providence Players of Fairfax presents subtle, sweet ‘The Gift of the...

Providence Players of Fairfax and The Young Hearts present The Gift of the Magi, adapted by Jon Jory from the story by O. Henry....

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