Tag Archives | Amy Conley


Review: ‘Crazy Mary Lincoln’ at Pallas Theatre Collective

Crazy Mary Lincoln, has received an appealing, open-hearted, ardent regional premiere production from Pallas Theatre Collective. The musical focuses new light on the long, woe-filled life of Mary Todd Lincoln, the widow of President Abraham Lincoln. What I took away from Crazy Mary Lincoln, was this she was a woman who resisted, was warned, persisted, […]

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‘code name: Cynthia’ at Pallas Theatre Collective

Stephen Sondheim would do well to watch his back. Pallas Theatre Collective has just mounted a new musical, code name: Cynthia, that is just as smart and pointed in its book and lyrics and just as telling and theatrical in its musical score as anything the modern master of sophisticated musicals has delivered lately—maybe more […]

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‘Fiddler on the Roof’ at St. Mark’s Players

St. Mark’s Players production of Fiddler on the Roof is a must-see. Those in the theater industry (and even those who’ve been around for the past 40 years), have heard of this Tony Award-winning show (with music by Jerry Bock, lyrics by Sheldon Harnick, and book by Joseph Stein), and St. Mark’s created a cast and […]

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‘Revenge of the Understudies’ at Signature Theatre’s ‘Sizzlin’ Summer Cabaret’

The second  cabaret offering of the evening on Sunday, July 26, 2014 (See the review of the first cabaret: Good Times: A TV Theme Song Cabaret: Maria Egler and Stephen Gregory Smith) at Signature Theatrewas a Signature summer cabaret tradition, Revenge of the Understudies. The Show featured 16 talented singers, all of whom understudied one or more of Signature shows […]

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THE BEST OF 2013: ‘Favorite Musical Direction and Choreography′ by The Staff of DCMetroTheaterArts

Here are the choices for our Favorite Music Direction and Choreography of 2013 by the staff of DCMetroTheaterArts. Congrats to our honorees and to every Musical Director and Choreographer who worked on our local stages in 2013. Please leave your list of designers and their work you would like to personally honor in the COMMENT BOX. […]

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Creative Cauldron’s 2013-2014 Season includes Sondheim’s ‘Marry Me a Little’ and ‘SHOUT! The Mod Musical’ by Laura Connors Hull

With its fall kick off of the 2013-14 Season, Creative Cauldron celebrates the launch of its fifth year of programming at ArtSpace Falls Church. “We are thrilled to have a growing audience of subscribers and patrons, who have discovered our ‘little center for the arts in the Little City’,” Producing Director Laura Connors Hull commented. […]

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‘Revenge of the Understudies’ at Sizzlin’ Summer Cabarets at Signature Theatre by Emily Cao

They say revenge is best served cold, but tonight’s performance at the Signature Theater has proven that revenge is, in fact, most effectively served via a strong dose of Broadway balladry and a generous portion of musical sass.Signature Theater’s final performance of their Sizzlin’ Summer Cabaret series, aptly titled Revenge of the Understudies, featured singing […]

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TONIGHT AT 8 PM: $10 Tickets for ‘Thunder Knocking on the Door’ at Creative Cauldron

Creative Cauldron’s Thunder Knocking on the Door has critics raving! “A powerhouse fable full of mythical, magic, intense vocals,and very real emotion..make this production a real knockout!” Julia L. Exline DCMetroTheaterArts. “Thunder provides a lively evening of quality musical theater entertainment and unanticipated unique story-telling” David Siegel, Fairfax Times Catch it now, before it sells […]

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‘Thunder Knocking on the Door’ at Creative Cauldron at ArtSpace by Julia L. Exline

The Creative Cauldron at ArtSpace presents Thunder Knocking on the Door, a rhythm and blues musical written by Keith Glover, with music and lyrics by three-time Grammy Award winner Keb’ Mo’ and Anderson Edwards. Stephen Gregory Smith directs and choreographs this powerhouse fable full of mythical magic, intense vocals, and very real emotion. Scenic and […]

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