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Here’s the List of Honorees of DCMetroTheaterArts’ Best Scene Stealers of 2012-2013

Here are the 2012-2013 Scene Stealers honorees selected by the staff of DCMetroTheaterArts. Congrats to all of you on your fine Scene Stealing performances. ____ *Kevin Adams’ transformation in An Irish Carol at The Keegan Theatre. *Ian Armstrong singing his monologues in Twelfth Night or What You Will at Taffety Punk Theatre Company. *Steve Beall singing “Goldenhair” in James Joyce’s […]

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Favorite ‘Scene Stealers’ of the 2012-2013 DC Area Theater Season: Part 5

There were many wonderful Scene Stealing moments on DC Metro Area stages in our professional, community, children’s, and university theaters during the past theater season (August 1, 2012-August 1, 2013). Here’s our fifth set of honorees:          From Jessica Vaughan: Du Shuaiqiang performing Puck’s closing monologue in A Midsummer Night’s Dream at Clarice Smith Center for the Performing Arts. The University of […]

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UMD School of Theatre, Dance, and Performance Studies students perform aerial acrobats as fairies. Photo by Stanford Barouh.

‘A Midsummer Night’s Dream’ at Clarice Smith Performing Arts Center by Jessica Vaughan

A Midsummer Night’s Dream was an extraordinary production with young actors in a partnership between University of Maryland School of Theatre, Dance, and  performance Studies and the National Academy of Chinese Theater Arts in Beijing. It is a mash up of three traditional theatrical forms – Beijing Opera, American Folk Music, and Shakespeare. It was the brainstorm of Helen […]

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