Community Theater

DCMTA 2018 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...

Review: ‘Measure for Measure’ at Green Globe Theatre

There is some uncanny and rather dismaying contemporary resonance in Shakespeare’s Measure for Measure, now playing at Baltimore’s Green Globe Theatre. The virginal Isabella...

DCMTA 2018 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...

Review: ‘Blithe Spirit’ at Spotlighters Theatre

British comedies considerably older than Noel Coward’s 1941 Blithe Spirit enjoy frequent, high-spiritedly successful revivals. Think The Importance of Being Earnest or Charley’s Aunt (a...

Review: ‘It’s a Wonderful Life: A Live Radio Play’ at Prince...

Prince William Little Theatre’s production of It’s a Wonderful Life: A Live Radio Play, directed by Caroline Scarborough, presents the well-known story of George...

Review: ‘She Loves Me’ at Fauquier Community Theatre

From the same source of inspiration for the Jimmy Stewart classic, "Shop Around the Corner," and 1998 Tom Hanks and Meg Ryan movie, "You’ve...

Review: ‘Frosted: A Traditional British Panto’ at Kensington Town Hall

It is a truth universally acknowledged in the modern era that everything must be novel, revolutionary, and exciting. People will (apparently) stand in line...

Review: ‘A Christmas Carol 2018’ at Wolf Pack Theatre Company

This isn’t your mother and father’s A Christmas Carol by Charles Dickens. In this present day version, Ebenezer Scrooge’s father Andrew runs the charitable...

Review: ‘A Christmas Carol’ at Providence Players of Fairfax

The Providence Players of Fairfax and The Young Hearts present Charles Dickens' beloved classic A Christmas Carol, in an inventive adaptation by Rob Zapple....

Review: ‘Season of Light: A Winter Fairytale’ at Silver Spring Stage

The simplest tales can oftentimes bring the most enjoyment. Steph DeFerie’s Season of Light: A Winter Fairytale tells the mythical tale of a young...

Review: ‘The Crucible’ by Lumina Theatre Company

It’s a witch hunt! Witches, whores, collusion, and corruption, peppered with a bit of witness tampering, threaten the dreams of small-town America in Lumina...

Review: ‘A Christmas Carol’ at The Little Theatre of Alexandria

I never feel like I’m fully in the Christmas spirit until I’ve donned an ugly sweater, had a gingerbread cookie and watched a production...

Review: ‘A Christmas Story’ by Rockville Little Theatre at the Arts...

SMOKE! That raises the alarm that there’s been another “Clinker” episode from the diabolical furnace in the basement of the Parker home as the Gaithersburg...

Review: ‘Oliver!’ at Laurel Mill Playhouse

Lionel Bart’s Oliver!, produced by Maureen Rogers and directed by John Cusumano, is strutting its stuff across the boards of the Laurel Mill Playhouse....

Review: ‘A Christmas Story, The Musical’ by Charm City Players

A more dazzling display of heart-warming family entertainment and memories may not be found this Christmas Season than Charm City Players’ A Christmas Story,...

Interview: Ken Kemp, ‘A Christmas Story’ Director at Rockville Little Theatre

You'll shoot your eye out! Get ready fans of holiday fun, Rockville Little Theatre is bringing A Christmas Story to the Arts Barn just in time for the...

Review: ‘Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street’ by Sterling...

Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street, by Sterling Playmakers and produced by Shanna Christian, is an intense musical experience with just enough...

Review: ‘A Piece of My Heart’ at Bowie Community Theatre

Female Vietnam veterans are saluted as actors give their whole hearts in Bowie Community Theatre’s A Piece Of My Heart, through November 18th. It seems...

Review: ‘Brigadoon’ at Rockville Musical Theatre

Below a luxurious burgundy velvet curtain, Rockville Musical Theatre’s Brigadoon Orchestra delivers the Overture under the Musical Direction of Joseph Sorge. The curtain opens...

Review: ‘The Benjamins’ at the Music and Drama Ministry of Shiloh...

“People that love money, they never have enough,” said a character from Director and Playwright Fay Brake’s engaging stage play, The Benjamins. With themes...