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Statement on the Death of DCMTA Staff Writer Wendi Winters

It is with great sadness that we have learned of the death of Capital Gazette Reporter and DC Metro Theater Arts Senior Reviewer Wendi...

Review: ‘Disgraced’ at Compass Rose Theater

Race, religion, office politics, and fear of the “other” are just some of the issues that explode onto the stage in playwright/novelist Ayad Akhtar’s...

Review: ‘Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat’ at the United States...

The United States Naval Academy’s Department of Musical Activities’ production of Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat is a feast for the eyes and...

In the Moment: Interview with Patrick Lord, Projection Designer

For regular theater-goers, we have seen that projection design is not a fad or an eye-popping, one-time visual effect. Projection design has become an...

In the Moment Part 2: Interviews with Playwrights Dominique Cieri, Wendy...

This is the second part of a two-part series of interviews with Women’s Voices Theatre Festival playwrights. In this series, I asked the same...

In the Moment: Interviews with Women’s Voices Theater Festival playwrights –...

This is the first part of a multi-part series of interviews with Women’s Voices Theater Festival playwrights. In this series, I asked the same...

Review: ‘Quartet’ at Colonial Players of Annapolis

Colonial Players of Annapolis’ production of Quartet is an amusing comedy that offers plenty of food for thought. Written by Ronald Harwood and first...

Review: ‘The Gift of the Mad Guy’ at Building Better People...

Christmastime is promoted by many as a time to let go of, at least temporarily, the practice of excessive self-cherishing. It is a time...

Review: ‘Fiddler on the Roof’ at Compass Rose Theater

Compass Rose Theater’s production of Fiddler on the Roof is a lovely revival of the classic 1964 musical. With book by Joseph Stein, music...

Review: ‘Private Confessions’ at The Kennedy Center

How might one react to finding and reading their mother’s diary after her death? Did she purposely leave the diary so it would be...

Review: ‘The Infinite Wrench USNA Style’ at the United States Naval...

The United States Naval Academy Masqueraders’ production of The Infinite Wrench USNA Style is an unusual show, with lots of humor and some thought-provoking...

Review: ‘Little Women’ at Annapolis Opera

Little Women, composed and with a libretto by Mark Adamo and based on the book by Louisa May Alcott, sweeps into the Annapolis Opera...

Review: ‘Much Ado About Nothing’ at Annapolis Shakespeare Company

Annapolis Shakespeare Company’s production of Much Ado About Nothing is an amusing spectacle. Directed by Sally Boyett and set in the 1950’s, it is a...

Review: ‘Shiloh Rules’ at Colonial Players of Annapolis – Final Weekend...

Colonial Players of Annapolis’ production of Shiloh Rules is a funny, yet thought-provoking play, a wonderful way to begin their 69th season. Written by Doris...

Review: ‘The Liar’ at Compass Rose Theater

Compass Rose Theater’s production of The Liar is a hilarious farce with a great deal of charm. Written by acclaimed Restoration French playwright Pierre...

Review: ‘Alice and the Book of Wonderland’ at Annapolis Shakespeare Company

Annapolis Shakespeare Company’s production of Alice and the Book of Wonderland is an entertaining treat for all ages, with delightful acting, colorful costumes, a...

Review: ‘The Tempest’ at Annapolis Shakespeare Company

Annapolis Shakespeare Company’s production of Shakespeare’s The Tempest is a colorful, spirited spectacle. Co-directed by Donald Hicken and Sally Boyett, The Tempest is performed outdoors,...

Review: ‘Godspell’ at Infinity Theatre Company

The early 1970s gave us three Bible-themed musicals: Stephen Schwartz's Godspell (currently in a production directed by Alan Ostroff at Infinity Theatre Company in...

Review: ‘The Full Monty’ at Annapolis Summer Garden Theatre

Annapolis Summer Garden Theatre’s production of The Fully Monty is a fun musical with a lot of heart. With book by Terrence McNally, music...

Review: ‘A Closer Walk with Patsy Cline’ at Infinity Theatre Company

Patsy Cline’s spirit inhabited the theater when Laura Stracko sang some of Cline’s later and best known songs including “Sweet Dreams,” “She’s Got You,”...

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