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‘Bachelorette’ at The Studio Theatre by Mariya Danilenko

Bachelorette represents gluttony in a series of plays called Seven Deadly Plays by Leslye Headland. The scene is set in a luxurious New York...

‘Sleuth’ at Providence Players of Fairfax by Queen Charlotte Lottie Yard

Mind boggling Caper With a mind boggling, cork-screw twisting crime caper production of Sleuth, Providence Players of Fairfax ends its successful 2011-2012 season with a...

‘The Illusion’ at Forum Theatre by Anne Tsang

Forum Theater’s production of Tony Kushner’s The Illusion, directed by Mitchell Hébert, entrances the audience right from the start. As the magician Alacandre says,“When you start...

‘Bobby Gould in Hell’ at American Ensemble Theater by Lauren Katz

American Ensemble Theater’s production of Bobby Gould in Hell is the strongest production I have seen in a long time. The witty language, strong acting,...

‘Anything Goes’ at Annapolis Summer Garden Theatre by Amanda Gunther

Grab your life jackets, your party boat dress, and climb aboard the S.S. American for a rollicking good time at sea as the Cole...

‘Ragtime’ at Laurel Mill Playhouse by Amanda Gunther

You’ll get a sensational feeling for that music of the early 1900’s and life in New York City as Ragtime rolls into the Laurel...

Film Review: ‘I Wish’ by Erica Laxson

I Wish is the truly heartfelt story of two young Japanese boys separated by distance, but connected by their brotherly love. Young Koichi (Ohshiro...

‘Heidi’ at Maryland Ensemble Theatre by Mike Spain

Everything about going to a Fun Company production at Maryland Ensemble Theatre involves having a good time. The afternoon starts on a high note...

National Theatre Live: ‘One Man, Two Guvnors’ at Shakespeare Theater Company...

Shakespeare Theatre Company recently screened an encore performance of One Man, Two Guvnors broadcast in HD from the National Theatre in London to theatres...

‘The Music Man’ at Arena Stage by Tiffany Draut

She's done it again! Molly Smith has brought another slice of Americana to The Fichandler, filled with exciting dancing, stunning vocals and performances, and...

‘Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater’ at The Lyric by Carolyn Kelemen

Ailey gets audiences begging for more More than any other major dance company, the world famous Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater attracts an audience looking for a...

‘The Tooth of Crime’ at WSC Avant Bard by Amanda Gunther

Sam Shepard's lost play The Tooth of Crime comes to WSC Avant Bard. Directed by Kathleen Akerley this play explores a battle of music, style, motor metaphors,...

‘The Wailers’ at Charles Town Races by Mike Spain

The Wailers performed Friday night at The H Lounge located in the middle of Hollywood Casino at Charles Town Races. Local reggae band Jah...

‘Flora The Red Menace’ at First Stage by Amanda Gunther

It’s not every day of the week that you get a rousing musical in depression era New York with love, dancing, communism, and fashion...

‘Xanadu’ at Signature Theatre by Julia L. Exline

Signature Theatre presents Xanadu, a hilariously decadent treat written by Douglas Carter Beane, with music and lyrics by Jeff Lynne and John Farrar, and...

‘The Servant of Two Masters’ at Shakespeare Theatre Company

The audience’s laughter was shaking the rafters at Shakespeare Theatre Company’s production of The Servant of Two Masters. Directed by Christopher Bayes, this brilliant...

‘The Ice Child’ at Factory 449 by Erica Laxson

Chilling Food For Thought For just a moment, consider the thing you’d hate doing most in the world, for the next 20 years or so,...

‘Las Quiero A Las Dos’ at Teatro de la Luna by...

The bright blue walls and bold geometric shapes of Mario Marcel’s set for Las Quiero A Las Dos give it a heightened, almost cartoonish...

‘You Can’t Take It With You’ at Everyman Theatre by Amanda...

Everyone’s a little embarrassed about their family. But you’ll never meet quite such an eccentric family as The Sycamores, found only at Everyman Theatre’s...

‘The Beauty Queen of Leenane’ at Silver Spring Stage by Amanda...

Come take the high road, or in this case Martin McDonagh’s dark and twisty low ride to Leenane county, Ireland and see Silver Spring...