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Inside the Numbers: Behind the Scenes Of Bethesda Little Theatre’s ‘Broadway Bios’ Part 1: Rehearsing “But Mr. Adams”

The Bethesda Little Theatre Presents: Broadway Bios, an Original Musical Revue! Celebrating its 36th year, the Bethesda Little Theatre will perform the original musical revue, Broadway Bios at The Writer’s Center, just two blocks from the Bethesda Metro, on April 1, 2, 3 and 8,9,10.  Through song and dance, the cast of 19 will give audiences […]

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Review: ‘An Evening with Jim Lehrer’ at The Writer’s Center

The Writer’s Center in Bethesda is celebrating its 40th Anniversary this year, and what better way could there be to mark the occasion than a program with the premier journalist, author, and television news anchor Jim Lehrer?  Very few journalists have his reputation for honesty, clarity, and in-depth analysis, and last evening Lehrer proved again how […]

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Broadway’s Norm Lewis Entertains at Round House Theatre GALA This Saturday Night

An evening with Norm Lewis Saturday, May 9, 2015 Don’t miss your chance to see Broadway’s history-making Phantom! Tony-nominee Norm Lewis performs a selection of his show-stopping hits from Porgy and Bess, Phantom of the Opera, Les Misérables and more. 6:00 pm Reception and Sponsor Dinner at BF Saul 7501 Wisconsin Ave, Bethesda, Maryland (entrance on East West Highway, […]

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Round House Theatre Announces Its 2015-2016 Season

Round House Theatre and Producing Artistic Director Ryan Rilette are thrilled to announce the company’s 2015-2016 season. The diverse new season includes one world premiere, four regional premieres by contemporary master playwrights, and an American classic. In line with its commitment to lifelong learning, Round House will also present an international stage combat workshop led […]

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Kim Coles at Bethesda Blues and Jazz Supper Club

It is not easy to make a successful come back in the entertainment business, but comedian-actress Kim Coles demonstrates that she has accomplished that feat in the Bethesda premiere of her heartfelt and hilarious one-woman show: Oh, But Wait…There’s More! last Thursday night at Bethesda Blues and Jazz Supper Club.    Truly a renaissance woman, and a […]

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Young Artists of America Presents a Master Class with Broadway Composer Jeanie Tesori This Saturday from 9:30 AM to 11:30 AM at Round House Theatre in Bethesda

Young Artists of America Presents a Public Masterclass with Broadway composer JEANINE TESORI (Thoroughly Modern Millie, Shrek the Musical, Caroline, or Change, and Violet) Saturday, October 18, 2014 from 9:30 am-11:30 am at Round House Theatre 4545 East-West Highway Bethesda, MD 20814 More info is here.

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Wanda Sykes With Special Guest Keith Robinson at Strathmore

The Music Center at Strathmore welcomed Wanda Sykes for the first-time to the Marriott Concert Stage to a sold-out crowd of adoring Wanda Sykes fans. Veteran comedian, writer, actress and Emmy Award-winning wit, Wanda Sykes, has been doing standup and much more in comedy entertainment since she first performed at a talent show back in 1987 in […]

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Spine: Who’s the Fool in ‘Fool for Love’?

Round House Theatre has opened its 2014 season with Sam Shepard’s Fool for Love (1983), one of his many scripts–Curse of the Starving Class (1976), Buried Child (1979), True West (1980) and A Lie of the Mind (1985)–rooted in dysfunctional family life, alcoholism, and fathers who “don’t know their asses from holes in the ground.” DCMTA’s David Siegel’s review is here. And […]

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‘Fool for Love’ at Round House Theatre

Burnished to an earthy golden, Director Ryan Rilette’s absorbing, sensually deep, measured take on Sam Shepard’s Fool for Love(1983) is full of the stickiness of love and repulsion. There are betrayals and revelations galore along with raging verbal assaults and physical intimidations. It is riveting in its hold even three decades after it was first […]

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Capital Fringe Scene Stealers #1-July 18, 2014

Here are our first list of honorees for DCMetroTheaterArts ‘Best Scene Stealers of  the 2014 Capital Fringe Festival’ ______  Devin Gaither, as Joey, in Rock Bottom [A Rock Opus] Reacting to Blood Orphans Being Dropped “Blood Orphans’ band manager is Joey, and as played terrifically by Devin Gaither, she’s one foxy, feisty boss lady. Gaither pretty […]

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Capital Fringe 2014 Review: ‘Bethesda’

(Best of the Capital Fringe) Did you know Bethesda means House of Mercy? In Jennie Berman Eng’s new play , the city may be anything but merciful. She also directs and produces this tight, hilarious look at a disintegrating DC family headed by recently disgraced diplomat Barry (James Whalen) who is a self-described “Mid-level state […]

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