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‘No Ransom To Be Paid’ at Pangea: An Update on ‘GRINDR: The Opera’ and More with Erik Ransom

Featured this summer in producer Ed Miller’s No Ransom To Be Paid four-part series at Pangea, the presented works of writer/composer/musician/actor Erik Ransom include songs from More Than All the World – his epic musical reinvention of Christopher Marlowe’s bio-play on the life of England’s King Edward II – and an hour-long concert version of […]

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Review: Concerto for Violin, Rock Band & String Orchestra: Composed by R.E.M.’s Mike Mills for Robert McDuffie Featuring Fifth House Ensemble at Strathmore

When I saw Mike Mills of R.E.M. was coming to town, I knew I had to see him because I grew up on his music. R.E.M.’s music was a huge part of my life. Mills and Robert McDuffie didn’t disappoint by playing one R.E.M. song, “Nightswimming.” The intimate concert featured beautiful music by several groups of […]

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Review: ‘Parade’ at Drama Learning Center

Parade is a musical with music and lyrics by Jason Robert Brown and book by Alfred Uhry. Although the original Broadway production had a short-lived run. the show is now often remembered as a powerful story of Southern pride and anti-Semitism. This is a challenging show to perform, especially by high schoolers. This production was […]

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‘Driving Miss Daisy’ at Other Voices Theatre

The touching and humorous production of Driving Miss Daisy, currently running at Other Voices Theatre, is well-worth the drive to the theater. A beautiful story of a prejudice turned into friendship is expertly brought to life onstage by an exceptional three-person cast. Wonderfully directed by Susan Thornton, Driving Miss Daisy features the powerful story of […]

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A Q&A with Mezzo-Soprano Magdalena Wór on Her Training in Washington and Return This Weekend to Strathmore

Mezzo-soprano Magdalena Wór pretty much creates an unforgettable impression everywhere she performs. Her strikingly rich voice – it’s been called “plush,” “chocolatey” and other adjectives redolent of red-wine reviews – stands out from the crowd of rising opera singers. And she doesn’t need a full opera staging to demonstrate stage presence. Even after straight concerts, […]

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‘Driving Miss Daisy’ at Ford’s Theatre

It’s time to bring out the sweet tea and church crowns, because Ford’s Theatre has brought a taste of the South to Washington with its spectacular production of Driving Miss Daisy. Authentic, heartfelt, and deeply entertaining, Director Jennifer L. Nelson stages a vibrant reincarnation of Alfred Uhry’s 1987 Pulitzer Prize winning classic. The story of […]

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ATMTC’s ‘Into the Woods, JR.’ to Travel to the Junior Theatre Festival in Atlanta;Auditions Held on 9/6 & 7

ATMTC TO HOLD AUDITIONS FOR INTO THE WOODS, JR. SEPT. 6 – 7, 2014 STUDENT PRODUCTION TO BE DIRECTED BY JAMES GARDINER WILL TRAVEL TO THE JUNIOR THEATRE FESTIVAL IN ATLANTA Adventure Theatre MTC’s Academy will present Into The Woods, Jr. directed by ATMTC alumnus and D.C. – favorite James Gardiner (Helen Hayes Nominee, Signature […]

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Arena Stage and George Washington University Announce the Launch of ‘The National Civil War Project’

The National Civil War Project to Create Original Theatrical Productions and Innovative Academic Programming  Arena Stage at the Mead Center for American Theater and the George Washington University Join National Arts and Academic Partnership  Inspired by the 150th Anniversary of the Civil War Arena Stage at the Mead Center for American Theater and the George Washington […]

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