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Review: ‘Little Women: The Musical’ at Third Wall Productions

Mother’s Day afternoon was spent in a Baltimore church basement where we gathered for the musical adaptation of Louisa May Alcott’s classic tale, Little Women. Truth be told, I wouldn’t have wanted to be anywhere else, as Third Wall Productions (“TWP”) offers a delightful divertissement from those “Hallmark” family gatherings that have become so much a […]

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Aaron Copland’s ‘The Tender Land’ at The In Series

In their Americas season, the In Series tackles the quintessentially American composer Aaron Copland and his only and almost entirely unknown opera The Tender Land. Horace Everett wrote the libretto for this piece inspired by photos of share croppers during the Great Depression. It was originally written for television – something that can be said […]

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‘Diner’ at Signature Theatre by David Siegel

Music easily helps us drift back to another time and place, one that is fading away even as we try to keep it alive within us. It takes only the initial notes and musical measures of oldies but goodies to bring us back willingly into the past. Some blissfully glide into the fortunate reverie of […]

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Meet the Cast of ‘Ghost The Musical’–Lauren Alberg, Shannon Taylor, and Aly Murphy and The Production Team-Erin MacDonald, Amy Rawe Weimer, & Iris Shih at Drama Learning Center

TYA Teen Professionals at Drama Learning Center closes its area premiere of Ghost the Musical today at 2 PM.  After getting special permission from Theatrical Rights Worldwide to present this title prior to its availability for regional productions, the cast and production team are brimming with excitement over the opportunity to tell the story of […]

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‘If/Then’ at The Richard Rodgers Theatre

If/Then, the musical with the biggest heart you can imagine, is now back home in the Big Apple, and just like its main character, Elizabeth (the incomparable Idina Menzel), it is starting over in Manhattan, right where it belongs. I admit to having first met and fallen in love with If/Then during its out-of-town fling […]

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‘If/Then’ (Revisited) by John Stoltenberg

The first time I saw If/Then, I knew I would be seeing it again. The show’s beauty, originality, and heart won me over, and that experience increased all the way through. I wrote a review for DCMetroTheaterArts in which I called If/Then “an inspiration to fall back in love with one’s own life.” Days after, […]

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The Providence Players Opens ‘Dinner With Friends’ This Friday

Dinner With Friends Opens This Friday – April 5th at 7:30 In Falls Church  Written By Donald Margulies Directed By Tina Hodge Thronson  The Laramie Project, Steel Magnolias, Twelve Angry Men, The Man Who Came To Dinner (8 WATCH Nominations-3 WATCH Awards), Born Yesterday FULL OF HUMOR, WARMTH, AND WISDOM, THIS 2000 PULITZER PRIZE WINNING DRAMA IS […]

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