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THE BEST OF 2013: ‘Favorite Supporting Actor and Actress in a Musical′ by The Staff of DCMetroTheaterArts

It’s that time of the year when everyone makes their list of favorites, and the staff of DCMetroTheaterArts, have selected their favorites of 2013. For the next week, we will be posting a new category every day with our list of our honorees. You will have your chance too! In the COMMENT BOX please leave your list […]

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THE BEST OF 2013: ‘Favorite Plays of 2013′ by The Staff of DCMetroTheaterArts

It’s that time of the year when everyone makes their list of favorites, and the staff of DCMetroTheaterArts, after seeing hundreds of professional, community, children’s, university, and high school productions, have selected their favorites of 2013. For the next week, we will be posting a new category every day with our list of our honorees. […]

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Here’s the List of Honorees of DCMetroTheaterArts’ Best Scene Stealers of 2012-2013

Here are the 2012-2013 Scene Stealers honorees selected by the staff of DCMetroTheaterArts. Congrats to all of you on your fine Scene Stealing performances. ____ *Kevin Adams’ transformation in An Irish Carol at The Keegan Theatre. *Ian Armstrong singing his monologues in Twelfth Night or What You Will at Taffety Punk Theatre Company. *Steve Beall singing “Goldenhair” in James Joyce’s […]

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Favorite ‘Scene Stealers’ of the 2012-2013 DC Area Theater Season: Part 2

There were many wonderful Scene Stealing moments on DC Metro Area stages in our professional, community, children’s, and university theaters during the past theater season (August 1, 2012-August 1, 2013). The DCMetroTheaterArts staff will be offering their favorite Scene Stealers in the next ten days, so here’s our second set of honorees: From John Stoltenberg: Felicia Curry Singing “The Way” in Disco […]

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Capital Fringe Review: ‘Body Armor’ by Tobias Franzén

Unstrung Harpist’s production of Body Armor by Evan Crump, the company’s producer, is a play born out of the writer’s need to write a play “that approached war from the average soldier’s perspective.” He wanted to show a different side to the war story genre, one that doesn’t just depict heroism or despotism, but one […]

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Capital Fringe Review: ‘Bully’ by Leslie Weisman

Entering the theater, we are greeted, and just this side of visually and audibly—threateningly, or unintentionally?—assaulted, by the sight and sounds of a slim, intense young man doing athletic warm-ups. Hm. Is this the titular bully? He begins jumping rope, stops, and asks a man in the front row if he wouldn’t mind timing him, […]

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2013 Capital Fringe Show Preview: The British Players’ ‘Old Time British Music Hall’ by Chrish Kresge

The British Players’ Old Time British Music Hall is an annual event which has been taking place in the Washington/DC area since 1964. Originally called The British Embassy Players, the group now puts on three productions a year at the Kensington Town Hall in Kensington, Maryland. With its mission of bringing British plays and shows to Washington […]

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2013 Capital Fringe Show Preview: ‘Body Armor’ by Evan Crump

Falling Skies, Fallen Soldiers, and Eyes Turned Skyward: Unstrung Harpist Productions Presents Body Armor at the Capital Fringe Festival On April 29th, in Afghanistan, a civilian plane contracted by the military, designated NCR Flight 102 and carrying cargo out of Bagram Airfield, unexpectedly yawed sideways, stalled out, and crashed shortly after takeoff. A ground vehicle’s […]

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