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DCMetroTheaterArts’ Best of 2014: Best Plays in Community Theatres

The staff of DCMetroTheaterArts is honored to announce that their 2014 Best Plays in Community Theatres honors go to: A Few Good Men at The Colonial Players A Midsummer Night’s Dream at Castaways Repertory Theatre A Soldier’s Play at 2nd Star Productions A Streetcar Named Desire at The Little Theatre of Alexandria A Thurber Carnival at Vienna Theatre […]

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‘Twelve Angry Men’ at 2nd Star Productions

Sixty years after Reginald Rose wrote the script for a television film version (Watch it at the bottom of this review) and 59 years after it was adapted for the stage by Sherman L. Sergel, Twelve Angry Men is more relevant than ever, and it’s being given a powerful and emotionally-wrenching production at 2nd Star Productions. […]

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DCMTA Scene Stealers-Week Ending 9/28/14

Here are our new DCMetroTheaterArts Scene Stealers. Congrats to all our honorees. ______ The Cast and Orchestra of Children of Eden Performing “The Return of the Animals” at 2nd Star Productions “True to the Biblical account, Noah is told to build and ark and to bring two of every kind of animal on board. The most delightful […]

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The 2014 Ruby Griffith Award Winners Announced

Last Sunday, July 13, 2014, The 2014 Ruby Griffith Award winners were announced at a ceremony at Bretton Woods Recreation Center in Germantown, MD. The awards honor the best productions in Community Theatre in the DC Metro area. Here are the recipients! All Round Production Excellence 2nd Star Productions Hello, Dolly! Outstanding Achievement in a […]

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‘Hello, Dolly!’ at 2nd Star Productions

Call on 2nd Star Productions! They’re the one this reviewer recommends for its fine production of Hello, Dolly! The timeless musical about the meddlesome widow who puts love in its place is alive and well and back on the boards of the Bowie Playhouse this season. Directed by Jane B. Wingard with Musical Direction by Joe […]

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‘Funny Money’ at 2nd Star Productions by Amanda Gunther

What would you do with 1,735,000 pounds? Hopefully do a better job of keeping your story straight than the zany characters in Ray Cooney’s Funny Money. An uproarious farce of epic proportions comes to the stage at The Bowie Playhouse through 2nd Star Productions taking the audience on a roller coaster of laughable moments that […]

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The 14th WATCH AWARDS Nominations Announced!

The 14th Annual Washington Area Theatre Community Honors‘ (THE WATCH AWARDS) nominations were announced tonight at The Birchmere in Alexandria, VA. Here are this year’s nominees: 14th Annual Washington Area Theatre Community Honors THE WATCH AWARDS January 19, 2014 – 7:30 pm at The Birchmere, Alexandria, VA  Award Ceremony Sunday, March 9, 2014 – 7:00 […]

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WATCH AWARDS NOMINATIONS ANNOUNCED TONIGHT!

The 14th Annual Washington Area Theatre Community Honors‘ (THE WATCH AWARDS) nominations will be announced tonight at The Birchmere in Alexandria, VA. The WATCH Award Ceremony will take place on Sunday, March 9, 2014 back at The Birchmere, in Alexandria, VA. Tickets are $17.50 at the Birchmere Box Office, or purchase them online. In the COMMENT BOX […]

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THE BEST OF 2013: ‘Favorite Musicals 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 over 2,000 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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‘Camelot’ at 2nd Star Productions by Amanda Gunther

In short, there’s simply not a more congenial spot for ‘Happily Ever After’ than here in Camelot! And 2nd Star Productions delivers a resplendent happy musical with a rousing cast of characters as they close their season with Lerner and Loewe’s Camelot. Directed by Jane B. Wingard with Musical Direction by Joe Biddle, this historically […]

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Here are the Winners of the 13th Annual WATCH Awards

Here are the winners of the The 13th Annual Washington Area Theatre Community Honors (THE WATCH AWARDS). There were 126 productions (43 musicals, 83 plays) that were adjudicated in 2012. Thirty-three community theater companies participated in WATCH adjudication. THE WINNERS HAVE AN * AND ARE BOLDED. And now for the WINNERS!! Outstanding Set Design in a Musical  […]

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WATCH AWARDS Winners Are Being Announced Birchmere

We are updating the winners so check back after 7:30 PM. Here are the winners of the The 12th Annual Washington Area Theatre Community Honors‘ (THE WATCH AWARDS) being awarded tonight at The Birchmere in Alexandria, VA. There were 126 productions (43 musicals, 83 plays) that were adjudicated in 2012. Thirty-three community theater companies participated in […]

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