Community Theater

Review: ‘The Importance of Being Earnest’ at Silver Spring Stage

For a play so interested in the parameters of boredom endured by English high society, Silver Spring Stage’s rollicking production of Oscar Wilde’s The...

Review: ‘Vinegar Tom’ at Spotlighters Theatre

Mount Vernon at the heart of Baltimore City is home to many fabulous jewels. One of these, tucked away below street level, is the...

Review: Local Students Let Their Freak Flags Fly in KAT –...

Sometimes, true perfection can be found where we least expect it. Whether you know it as a movie or a musical, Shrek has a...

Review: ‘Sherlock’s Veiled Secret’ at Rockville Little Theatre

A day marked by soaking rains lent a fitting atmosphere to Sherlock's Veiled Secret, set between Sussex and London, England. K.C. Brown crafted the...

Review: ‘The (curious case of the) Watson Intelligence’ by City of...

In this age of devices, the continuing evolution of man’s relationship with technology has been the subject of many studies and stories. Madeleine George’s...

Review: ‘P.S. Your Cat is Dead!’ by Dominion Stage

P.S. Your Cat is Dead!, written by James Kirkwood, Jr. and directed by Michael Page, is a great look at different manifestations of schadenfreude...

Review: ‘The Honey Trap’ at Greenbelt Arts Center

The Honey Trap, a World Premiere at Greenbelt Arts Center, clearly has the best set I’ve seen in years: a mixture of '50s kitsch,...

Review: ‘Gypsy’ by St. Mark’s Players

Rose Hovic is one of the most riveting characters in the history of musical theater, inspiring allusions to the most renowned figures in dramatic...

‘Dog Sees God: Confessions of a Teenage Blockhead’ by Wolf Pack...

What happened to the characters in Charles Schulz’s Peanuts gang when they entered adulthood? We find out in Dog Sees God: Confessions of a...

Review: ‘Curtains’ at The Arlington Players

The Arlington Players’ new production of Curtains brings all that musical theater promises an audience: gorgeous sets, outsized talent, big production numbers, and memorable...

Review: ‘Annie’ at Reston Community Players

Reston Community Players (RCP) serves up a tasty dish of that ultimate Broadway comfort food, Annie. Cooked up by Thomas Meehan (book), Charles Strouse...

Review: ‘The Savannah Disputation’ at The Little Theatre of Alexandria

If you never thought the words “theological comedy” could go together, think again. The Savannah Disputation, playing now at The Little Theater of Alexandria,...

Review: ‘Steel Magnolias’ at Sterling Playmakers

So many stories can be started with “boy meets girl.” It’s a trope that almost clutters literature - and drama for that matter. Even...

Review: ‘Ripcord’ by Vienna Theatre Company

Vienna Theatre Company has just opened David Lindsay-Abaire's hilarious play, Ripcord, for the last production of their current season. The show takes place in...

Preview: Bethesda Little Theatre Switch-Hitters Knock It Out of the Park

By Christina Ling Or should that be hit-switchers? Either way, the talented cast of the Bethesda Little Theatre (BLT) is sure to delight as they...

Review: ‘Rumors’ by the King William Players

The King William Players’ production of Rumors delivers constant laughs. Neil Simon’s 1988 farce comes to roaring life in this production, directed by Sarah...

Review: ‘Blithe Spirit’ by Vagabond Players

After three – count ‘em, three – local productions of Blithe Spirit during 2018, Maryland audiences are well aware of the fact that it takes...

Review: ‘A New Brain’ at the Colonial Players of Annapolis

Harmonious voices! Hilarious hoofing! A dancing frog! With over 30 songs packed into its 90 minutes, the Colonial Players' A New Brain is a...

Review: ‘Appropriate’ at Silver Spring Stage

Silver Spring Stage is known for producing professional-level community theater, garnering more WATCH nominations and awards than any other company in Maryland. The Obie-award...

Review: ‘Godspell (2012 Revised Version)’ by Rooftop Productions

Rooftop Productions has wowed me yet again, this time with its current production, Godspell. I have a hard time describing Godspell because there isn’t exactly...

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