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HCC’s Arts Collective Mounts Nora Ephron’s ‘Love, Loss, and What I Wore’ October 2 – 18, 2015 by Susan G. Kramer

HCC’s Arts Collective Mounts Nora Ephron’s Love, Loss, and What I Wore October 2 – 18, 2015 3-Weekends of Readings Includes 5 Different Casts, Featuring the Area’s Most Fabulous Women in the Arts! Howard Community College’s (HCC) Arts Collective (AC) celebrates this season’s HCC Horowitz Center theme, “Year of the Woman” with Love, Loss, and […]

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THE BEST OF 2013: ‘Favorite Supporting Actor and Actress in a Musical′ by The Staff of DCMetroTheaterArts

It’s that time of the year when everyone makes their list of favorites, and the staff of DCMetroTheaterArts, have selected their favorites of 2013. For the next week, we will be posting a new category every day with our list of our honorees. You will have your chance too! In the COMMENT BOX please leave your list […]

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Tonight at 7:30 PM: ‘A Labor of Love’ Silver Anniversary Cabaret at Howard Community College by Carolyn Kelemen

TONIGHT at 7:30 PM at Howard Community College’s Smith Theatre A Labor of Love’s A Silver Anniversary Cabaret will star local and Broadway stars who are there to raise money for the Emergency Fund of AIDS Alliance of Howard County. In times of crisis, art can stimulate change, educate people and, at the very least, deal with personal […]

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‘A Labor of Love’ Silver Anniversary Cabaret Tomorrow Night-December 2nd at 7:30 PM at Howard Community College to Raise Money for the Emergency Fund of AIDS Alliance of Howard County by Carolyn Kelemen

Tomorrow night at 7:30 PM at Howard Community College’s Smith Theatre A Labor of Love’s A Silver Anniversary Cabaret will star local and Broadway stars who are there to raise money for the Emergency Fund of AIDS Alliance of Howard County. In times of crisis, art can stimulate change, educate people and, at the very least, deal with […]

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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 3

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). The DCMetroTheaterArts staff has selected its favorite Scene Stealers. Here’s our third set of honorees: ____ From Jessica Vaughan: Kevin Adams’ transformation in An Irish Carol at The Keegan Theatre. The Keegan […]

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Favorite ‘Scene Stealers’ of the 2012-2013 DC Area Theater Season: Part 2

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). The DCMetroTheaterArts staff will be offering their favorite Scene Stealers in the next ten days, so here’s our second set of honorees: From John Stoltenberg: Felicia Curry Singing “The Way” in Disco […]

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Sarasota Ballet's Danielle Brown and Ricardo Graziano in 'Les Patineurs.' Photo by Linda Spillers.

‘Ballet Across America III-Program B’ at The Kennedy Center by Carolyn Kelemen

Ballet Across America III-Program B: Cheers for the Home team, the Washington Ballet While George Balanchine was again celebrated in Ballet Across America III at The Kennedy Center Opera House, last night belonged to our home team. The Washington Ballet soared in Wunderland, choreographed by Edwaard Liang, a former dancer of the New York City Ballet and Balanchine disciple. Conductor Scott Speck, pianist Lisa Emenheiser, and […]

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Remembering Carol Bartlett By Carolyn Kelemen

Dancers gather to celebrate Carol Bartlett, her life and legacy. Most college and prep school dance concerts serve both as a showcase for the dancers and a homecoming. Last Sunday evening, however, family, friends, and noted dancers from around the world gathered at the Peabody Institute to pay tribute to Carol Bartlett, who died last […]

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DCMetroTheaterArts is One Year Old Today!

DCMetroTheaterArts is one year old today. Thanks to all our readers for supporting and visiting our site. A special thank you to the theatre and arts communities who welcomed us and reached out to help us and support our efforts. And to all the following DCMTA writers and staff and volunteers who helped make this […]

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‘Cinderella’ Comes to Hippodrome Theatre Tomorrow Night at 7:30 PM & 2 PM on Saturday by Carolyn Kelemen

Russians return with beloved classic What is it about Russian dance that makes it so difficult to describe its virtues? Those four syllable names? The technique that Pavlova once danced? The drama of Soviet stars defecting and finding a place in American dance? Perhaps the answer lies not so much in the dancers’ obvious theatrical […]

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Mariinsky Ballet's Daria Pavlenko in 'Cinderella.' Photo by Natasha Razina.

Mariinsky Ballet’s ‘Cinderella’ at The Kennedy Center by Carolyn Kelemen

Young Russian dancers keep Cinderella on her toes With its remarkable legacy of theatrical and musical traditions, St. Petersburg’s Mariinsky Ballet boasts the best ballerinas and male bravura – the kind of dancing we’ve come to expect from the company that gave us Mikhail Baryshnikov, Rudolf Nureyev and Natalia Makarova. The Russians are convincing actors, […]

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‘Bolshoi Ballet’s Coppélia’ at The Kennedy Center by Carolyn Kelemen

Bolshoi Ballet adds comic flair to Coppélia Subtlety has never been considered a characteristic of the Bolshoi Ballet. The reputation of the 236-year-old Russian company suggests dance that is flashy, gymnastic, acrobatic, spectacular and, at times, circus-like. Now we can add comedy to the list of attributes as seen in the Bolshoi’s 2009 revival of Coppélia, […]

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