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This is a special series of articles by the team of a production or a composer or playwright or director or cast or designers taking our readers ‘Behind the Scenes.’

Review: ‘NSO Pops: West Side Story in Concert’ at The Kennedy...

West Side Story remains glorious from its opening notes to its incredibly powerful final curtain. The National Symphony Orchestra’s (NSO) Pops concert version adds...

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...

In the Moment: Helen Murray, Artistic Director of The Hub Theatre...

The DC performing arts scene will be losing one of its visionary artistic directors this summer. Hub Theatre’s artistic director Helen Murray will be moving...

In the Moment: Report on ‘Declassified’ with Ben Folds and Sara...

Under the masterful, musical code-switching curation of National Symphony Orchestra (NSO) Artistic Advisor Ben Folds, the future for new audiences finding their way to...

In the Moment: The National Symphony Orchestra at The Hamilton Live...

Ready to un-compartmentalize your music tastes? Open to thinking differently about what some may call stodgy "High Art" for the well-fixed? Ready to have...

Review: ‘Duke Ellington’s Neighborhood’ from The In Series performing at Gala...

Engaging, sophisticated entertainment and education that didn’t talk down to the intended audience; children who may not have been familiar with the grand musical...

In the Moment: Arena Stage and USO “Annual Military Thanksgiving”

It is a season of thanksgiving and spending time with family and friends. But, untold numbers of D.C. and Baltimore area military families spend the...

In the Moment: Interview with Theater Photographer Teresa Castracane

Often, images of a theatrical production help establish the initial interest and expectations for a potential audience. Photographs can draw an audience into a...

In the Moment: ‘ReDiscovery Series’ at Shakespeare Theatre Company

It was a festive, most satisfying evening of high-end arts entertainment and education. And it was totally free. What was it? It was a...

Review: ‘Bernstein on Broadway’ at The Kennedy Center

It was a glorious evening for Leonard Bernstein and musical theater fans at The Kennedy Center. It was the exceptional, one-night-only opening to the...

In the Moment: Logan Festival of Solo Performance at 1st Stage

Under the leadership of Alex Levy, 1st Stage aims to be a cultural hub for the Northern Virginia community and beyond. Over the past...

Capital Fringe Preview: ‘Exit Carolyn’ by Jennie Eng by Nu Sass...

Exit Carolyn "Best Friends Forever?" Written by Jennie Eng Directed by Bridget Grace Sheaff Featuring Alison Donnelly, Hilary Kelly, Jasmine Jones, and Torin Lusebrink. About Exit...

Review: ‘Where Can I Find Someone Like You, Ali?’ in Collaboration...

Sometimes a story is so unique it needs no explanation. Sometimes a story dares you to disbelieve. Sometimes a story... Where Can I Find Someone Like You,...

Bethesda Little Theatre’s New Musical Revue “Let’s Not Talk About Love”...

Bethesda Little Theatre’s New Musical Revue “Let’s Not Talk About Love” Covers All the Bases, by Christina Ling “Let’s not talk about love,” Cole Porter once implored,...

‘COME HEAR THE MUSIC PLAY:’ Memories of My Twenty Years as...

COME HEAR THE MUSIC PLAY:  Memories of My Twenty Years as Agent For John Kander by Richard Seff OVERTURE. John Kander and Fred Ebb have written some fifteen...

Meet the Cast of ‘The Miracle Worker’ at Rockville Little Theatre....

In a series of interviews with the cast of The Miracle Worker at Rockville Little Theatre, meet Heather Andrews. Joel: Please introduce yourself and tell...

Interview: Meet the Cast of ‘The Miracle Worker’ at Rockville Little...

In Part Three of a series of interviews with the cast of Rockville Little Theatre's The Miracle Worker, meet Brian Lyons-Burke. Please introduce yourself and...

Interview: Meet the Cast of ‘The Miracle Worker’ at Rockville Little...

In part four of a series of interviews with the cast of Rockville Little Theatre's The Miracle Worker, meet Jordan Clifford. Please introduce yourself and...

Interview: Meet the Cast of ‘The Miracle Worker’ at Rockville Little...

In Part 2 of the series of interviews with the cast of Rockville Little Theatre’s The Miracle Worker, meet Lena Winter. Please introduce yourself and...

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