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2016 Capital Fringe Review: ‘The Greatest Science Fiction Show (No One’s Ever Seen)’

The Greatest Science Fiction Show (No One’s Ever Seen) delivers a riotous parody of classic science fiction and pop culture. Hilarious, and a must-see for anyone who considers themselves fans of either genres. Director Sara Bickler makes her Fringe return following a Best Drama nod for 2014’s R+J: Star Cross’d Deathmatch. Bickler serves as Managing […]

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DCMetroTheaterArts’ Best of 2015 #18: Best Directors of a Play in Professional Theatres

The staff of DCMetroTheaterArts is honored to announce that their 2015 Best Directors of Plays in Professional Theatres go to: Chris Abraham for Winners and Losers at Woolly Mammoth Theatre Company. Ian Allen for George is Dead at The Klunch. Matt Bassett for The Typographer’s Dream at The Hub Theatre. Hanna Bondarewska for The Trap at Ambassador Theater. Joe […]

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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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Capital Fringe 2014 Review: ‘Isis and Vesco Investigate the Curious Death of Dr. Freud’

(Best of the Capital Fringe) Longtime DC theater company Guillotine Theatre mounts a new play by Monique LaForce that is a crazy mash-up between Egyptian gods, the fathers of psychology, and the NYPD. This is a romance/cop-show/re-imagined myth that had the audience laughing out loud.  They are definitely Fringe veterans – giving the audience water and fans […]

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The Tooth Fairy (Ryan Sellers) and Mrs. Claus (Heather Whitpan).
Photo by Greg Velichansky.

‘You Can’t Get a Decent Margarita at the North Pole’ at Grain of Sand Theatre by Jennifer Perry

Around this time of the year, it’s quite possible to experience what I like to call ‘Christmas-themed theatre overload.’ After all there’s a plethora of productions of A Christmas Carol to choose from in our area, plenty of holiday concerts, and Nutcracker productions galore. For something slightly different, and definitely a bit off-kilter, one might […]

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