Community Theater

The 2019 WATCH AWARDS Ceremony Takes Place Tonight

The 19th Annual WATCH Awards winners will be announced tonight at a ceremony at the Birchmere in Alexandria Virginia. DC Metro Theater Arts will...

Review: ‘Hexagon 2019: Romp in the Swamp’

Hexagon has been around for 64 years and never seems to age. Since 1956 the musical comedy theater group has been turning out original...

Review: ‘Time Stands Still’ at Reston Community Players

Many plays try to capture the complexity of the human spirit and the Reston Community Players production of Donald Margulies’, Time Stands Still, does...

Review: ‘Noises Off’ by the British Players

Noises Off is the Mount Everest of farce. Numerous critics have called Michael Frayn's 1982 masterwork the greatest farce ever written, and its second...

Review: ‘Crimes of the Heart’ at Vagabond Players

Infusing some eccentric Southern charm into their 103rd season, Baltimore's Vagabond Players segue into spring with their revival of Beth Henley’s Pulitzer Prize-winning play,...

Review: ‘Disgraced’ at Greenbelt Arts Center

Your mother no doubt told you not to discuss religion or politics over dinner. In Ayad Akhtar’s Disgraced, now playing at the Greenbelt Arts...

Review: ‘Anything Goes’ at Silhouette Stages

Silhouette Stages’ production of Anything Goes with music and lyrics by Cole Porter, and book by Guy Bolton, P.G. Wodehouse, Howard Lindsay, and Russel...

Review: ‘Oleanna’ by Providence Players of Fairfax

By Rob Cuevas The current production of Oleanna by Providence Players of Fairfax, hosted at Italian Café in Falls Church, VA, is the perfect night...

Review: ‘Heathers’ at Rockville Musical Theatre

Heathers: the Musical is an intense roller-coaster of a show, careening from biting satire and dark comedy to touching and intense emotion to hope....

Review: ‘The Philadelphia Story’ by Sterling Playmakers

By Pamela O'Reilly The weather in Northern Virginia is miserable again; thank goodness for the Sterling Playmakers’ rendition of The Philadelphia Story, Philip Barry’s humorous...

Review: ‘The Women of Lockerbie’ by Bowie Community Theatre

By Andy Arnold Bowie Community Theatre has a hit on its hands with Deborah Brevoort's The Women of Lockerbie. The play, which opened March 1,...

The Providence Players Present ‘Oleanna’ at Falls Church’s Italian Café

Expanding its reach into the Northern Virginia community, the Providence Players of Fairfax are producing a special limited engagement of David Mamet’s Oleanna. The...

Review: ‘The Merry Wives of Windsor’ at the Colonial Players of...

Colonial Players’ production of The Merry Wives of Windsor is a rollicking farce, and a fun trip down memory lane. Shakespeare’s comedy has been...

Review: ‘You Can’t Take It With You’ at the Little Theatre...

When one thinks about a classic romantic comedy, exploding with moments of farcical mayhem, You Can’t Take It With You is as classic as...

Review: ‘In the Next Room, or the Vibrator Play’ at Silver...

When I think of how the scientific community has historically addressed the scourge of feminine hysteria, I tend to think of electro-shock treatments -...

Review: ‘The Wizard of Oz’ at Theatre@CBT

Everything about the Theatre@CBT production of The Wizard of Oz (book by John Kane based on L. Frank Baum's classic novel, music and lyrics...

Review: ‘Plaza Suite’ by Sandy Spring Theatre Group

Those who aspire to great heights of theatrical art tend to look down on comedy. They don't take it seriously, which is understandable, since...

Review: ‘The Musical Comedy Murders of 1940’ by Rockville Little Theatre

When you go to see The Musical Comedy Murders of 1940 at Rockville Little Theatre -- and you should -- prepare to be confused. This is...

Review: ‘Perfect Arrangement’ at the Greenbelt Arts Center

The title of Topher Payne’s play is, of course, ironic. Set during the early 1950s “Lavender Scare,” a purge of gay and lesbian Federal...

Review: ’12 Incompetent Jurors’ at Laurel Mill Playhouse

Laurel Mill Playhouse delivers a madcap, hilarious examination of judicial frailty in Ian McWethy’s 12 Incompetent Jurors. The twelve jurors are a rollicking physical...

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