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DCMetroTheaterArts’ Best of 2016 #13: Best Direction and Musical Direction in Musicals and Best Direction of Plays in Community Theatres in DC/MD/VA

The staff of DCMetroTheaterArts Best Direction and Musical Direction in Musicals and Best Direction of Plays of 2016 in Community Theatres in DC/VA/MD Are: BEST DIRECTION AND MUSICAL DIRECTION IN MUSICALS IN COMMUNITY THEATRES IN 2016 IN DC/MD/VA ARE: Director Kevin Sockwell and Musical Director Arielle Bayer for A Grand Night for Singing at Montgomery Playhouse and […]

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Review: ‘Comic Potential’ at McLean Community Players

Playwright Sir Alan Ayckbourn is well known in England, but less so here in the states. A prolific playwright with over seventy plays to his name, his work includes dramas, comedies, and many interesting experimental works. One such play, his 1998 sci-fi comedy Comic Potential just opened in McLean, the newest offering from the venerable […]

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DCMetroTheaterArts’ Best of 2015 #17: Best Directors of a Play in Community Theatres

The staff of DCMetroTheaterArts is honored to announce that their 2015 Best Directors of Plays in Community Theatres honors go to:  Mark T. Allen for Agatha Christie’s And Then There Were None at Laurel Mill Playhouse. Laura Andruski for To Kill a Mockingbird at Rockville Little Theatre. John Dellaporta for Venus in Fur at Silver Spring Stage. Terry Averill […]

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‘The Calendar Girls’ at McLean Community Players

It’s all fun, games, and broccoli lectures when the curtain rises on Tim Firth’s Calendar Girls put on this season by the McLean Community Players. For the women of the village of Knapeley in Yorkshire, England, the highlights of life—dull as they are—revolve around plum jam, flower contests, and choral arrangements of “Jerusalem.” That is […]

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Meet the Director and Cast of ‘Calendar Girls’ at McLean Community Players, Part 6: Anne Megan Hilleary

In Part 6 of a series of interviews with The Playwright, Director, and cast of Calendar Girls at McLean Community Players, meet Anne Megan Hilleary. Joel: Tell our readers where they may have seen you on local stages. Anne Megan Hilleary: As a native of the DC area, I have appeared in several productions throughout my school years […]

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Meet the Director and Cast of ‘Calendar Girls’ at McLean Community Players, Part 2: Kathryn (Katie) Johnston 

In Part 2 of a series of interviews with The Playwright, Director, and cast of Calendar Girls at McLean Community Players, meet Kathryn (Katie) Johnston. Tell our readers where they may have seen you on local stages. I was seen last fall as Martha Gillette in MCP’s production of Game’s Afoot, and before that with Silver […]

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McLean Community Players Presents Tim Firth’s ‘Calendar Girls’ September 18 – October 3, 2015

McLean Community Players Present Tim Firth’s Calendar Girls September 18 – October 3, 2015, in McLean’s Alden Theatre The McLean Community Players (MCP) present the area premiere of Tim Firth’s Calendar Girls, opening September 18, 2015, in McLean’s Alden Theatre. Veteran director Bob Sams leads an award-winning cast and crew in bringing this production to […]

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‘The Game’s Afoot’ at McLean Community Players

The Game’s Afoot, and the evening promises suspense, hilarity, and entertainment for all who brave the McLean Community Players’ romp of a whodunit. Ken Ludwig’s The Game’s Afoot, or Holmes for the Holidays looks at what happens when an actor famous for his portrayal of Sherlock Holmes invites the cast of his latest play to […]

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McLean Community Players Presents Ken Ludwig’s ‘The Game’s Afoot, or Holmes for the Holidays’ 9/26-10/12/14 in McLean’s Alden Theatre by Cathy Farnsworth

The McLean Community Players (MCP) present the area premier of Ken Ludwig’s The Game’s Afoot, or Holmes for the Holidays, opening September 26, 2014, in McLean’s Alden Theatre. Veteran director Bob Sams leads an award-winning cast and crew. The Edgar Award–winning The Game’s Afoot, opens Friday, September 26th and runs weekends through October 12th, with […]

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