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Review: ‘Peter and the Starcatcher’ at St. Mark’s Players

When the cast of St. Mark‘s Players’ new production, Peter and the Starcatcher, charges out from behind deep red curtains for their opening scene, that is your cue. Stop right here and suspend your disbelief. Let these talented actors lead you through the next hours of broad music hall farce, merriment, anguish, and mayhem. You’ll […]

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Meet the Cast of Adventure Theatre MTC’s ‘The Emperor’s Nightingale’: Part 4: José María Pineda-Fernández

In Part Three of a series of interviews with the cast of Adventure Theatre MTC’s The Emperor’s Nightingale meet José María Pineda-Fernández. Joel: Please introduce yourself and tell our readers where they may have seen you perform on our local stages. José: Hello everyone, my name is José María Pineda-Fernández, but am known by my family and […]

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Review: ‘RIOT’ at The Highwood Theatre

Last night in a small, tucked-away space in Silver Spring, I watched a “real time” drama so exciting and original, so drop-dead funny and knock-out suspenseful, that I left the theater dazed and euphoric. The play is called Riot. It takes place in Sam’s Coffee Shop—a room of not more than 600 square feet that Set […]

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‘Red High Heels’ at Anacostia Playhouse

Making theatre is hard. Making any kind of art is hard, but the challenges that accompany mounting a live production – logistical, administrative, financial – are far more complicated than making a charcoal sketch or recording a song on Garage Band. It is for this reason that I approach all plays, particularly original plays, and […]

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Capital Fringe 2014 Review: ‘Districtland’

(Best of the Capital Fringe) Bucharest inside the Beltway had a very successful world premiere of Districtland to Capital Fringe! Providing a unique look on the world of the “rat race” that is Washington DC, Playwright Cristine Bejan brings a light to young professionals finding their way in the maze that is the political world […]

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