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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...

Review: ‘West Side Story’ staged by The Philadelphia Orchestra

West Side Story has never sounded as good as in last weekend’s performances by Yannick Nézet-Séguin and the Philadelphia Orchestra. It even surpassed Leonard...

Review: ‘Gypsy’ at Arden Theatre Company

Since its debut in 1959, Gypsy, which closes out Arden Theatre Company’s 2016-17 season, has retained its popularity as one of the greatest Broadway...

Review: ‘West Side Story’ at The Media Theatre

Earlier this season, The Media Theatre presented Shakespeare’s classic Romeo & Juliet. Now they’re concluding their 2016-2017 season with a production of West Side...

Review: ‘Gypsy’ at Reston Community Players by Caroline Griswold Short

The Reston Community Players (RCP) opened their 50th Anniversary season on Friday with Gypsy, known as one of the great American musicals. With music...

Review: ‘Gypsy’ at Washington County Playhouse Dinner Theater and Children’s Theater

Washington County Playhouse Dinner Theater and Children's Theater has just opened their new production of Gypsy, the classic 1959 musical. Often listed among the greatest...

Review: ‘West Side Story’ at The Little Theatre of Alexandria

Poverty, street violence, guns, drugs, working-class whites blaming Hispanic immigrants for their financial woes, mistrust of the police—is this an article in last week’s...

Review: ‘West Side Story’ at the Pennsylvania Shakespeare Festival in Center...

In one of the collections of his theatre lyrics, Stephen Sondheim writes that while most people regard West Side Story as being about “racial...

Review: ‘Do I Hear a Waltz?’ at Encores! at City Center...

This vintage musical, now over 50 years old, was written by a team of masters of musical theatre. It is the perfect piece with which...

The Long View: ‘How ‘Romeo and Juliet’ was Re-written over 50...

Yes, Virginia -- and DC and Maryland also -- this West Side Story is Real. A Real Masterpiece. Even more, perhaps a Christmas miracle, in Shirlington...

Magic Time! A Look at Signature Theatre’s Stunning ‘West Side Story’

Signature Theatre’s production of West Side Story is every bit as eye-filling and ear-thrilling as any lover of this great American musical could wish. On...

‘West Side Story’ at Signature Theatre (Review)

Fabulous! Potent! Forceful! Tender! Let yourself fall in love again or for the first time with West Side Story. From the first note of the orchestra’s...

‘West Side Story’ at Way Off Broadway Dinner Theatre

Way Off Broadway Dinner Theatre is presenting one of American Theater’s timeless classics: West Side Story. With book by Arthur Laurents, music by Leonard...

Signature Theatre Announces its 2015-2016 Season

Signature Theatre Announces 2015/16 Season  Season features two world premiere musicals: Cake Off and Girlstar  plus  The DC Premiere of Annie Baker’s 2014 Pulitzer Prize winner The Flick  The DC...

‘West Side Story’ at Riverside Center Dinner Theater

Riverside Center Dinner Theater presents the musical classic West Side Story, based on a Conception of Jerome Robbins, with Book by Arthur Laurents, Music by...

‘West Side Story’ at Our Lady of Good Counsel High School

Sparkling dance numbers, controversial social issues, music, tragedy, romance, and humor combine to make Our Lady of Good Counsel High School’s production of West...

‘Gypsy’ at Riverside Center Dinner Theater by Julia L. Exline

Riverside Center Dinner Theater presents Gypsy, a musical inspired by the memoirs of Gypsy Rose Lee, a famous burlesque entertainer. With Book by Arthur...

Signature Theatre Announces its 2013-2014 Season: 6 Musicals & 2 Plays

Signature Theatre Announced its 2013-2014 Season: MISS SAIGON August 15, 2013 - September 22, 2013 Directed by Eric Schaeffer. Created by the acclaimed writers of Les Misérables, this modern, rock-infused...

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