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2016 Capital Fringe Review: ‘Paul Gonsalves on the Road’

The Arthur Luby-penned illustration of jazz’s legendary, tenor saxophonist, Paul Gonsalves is a novelistic approach at conveying Duke Ellington’s troubled, selfish – sultry – musical wingman. One of DC’s premier musicians, Davey Yarborough takes the A-train as leading man in Paul Gonsalves on the Road , offering his beyond-exceptional playing skills (which really are, nothing short […]

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An Interview with Andrew and Melissa Baughman on ‘Sweeney Todd-Prog Metal Version’ Playing Now at Atlas Through August 2nd

The audacious and groundbreaking Landless Theatre Company at the ATLAS Performing Arts Center in NE Washington, DC, performed an exciting “prog-metal “version of Stephen Sondheim’s classic musical Sweeney Todd on a humid, sultry Thursday July 9, 2015 evening at 8 PM. Continuing through August 2, 2015 this demonic thriller, which was given the “go –ahead” by composer […]

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Meet The Director and Cast of Kensington Arts Theatre’s ‘Les Misérables’: Part 8: Camryn Shegogue (Eponine)

In Part 8 of our series of interviews with the director and cast of Kensington Arts Theatre’s Les Misérables, meet Camryn Shegogue. Joel: Please introduce yourself, tell us who you play, and where local theatregoers may have seen you perform. Camryn: My name is Camryn Shegogue, and I am so thrilled to be playing the role of […]

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Meet The Director and Cast of Kensington Arts Theatre’s ‘Les Misérables’: Part 7: Cole Edelstein (Gavroche) and Shira Minsk (Young Cosette)

In Part 7 of our series of interviews with the director and cast of Kensington Arts Theatre’s Les Misérables, meet Cole Edelstein and Shira Minsk. Cole: Hey! I’m Cole Edelstein. I’m 11 and in 5th grade at Chevy Chase Elementary, and I’m excited to be be Gavroche in this show. You may have seen me […]

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Meet The Director and Cast of Kensington Arts Theatre’s ‘Les Misérables’: Part 6: Gabriel Potter and Malinda Markland

In Part 6 of our series of interviews with the director and cast of Kensington Arts Theatre’s Les Misérables, meet Gabriel Potter and Malinda Markland. Introduce yourself and tell us who you play and where local theatregoers may have seen you perform. Gabriel: My name is Gabriel Potter and I’m playing the “Master of the House” innkeeper known […]

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Meet The Director and Cast of Kensington Arts Theatre’s ‘Les Misérables’ Part 4: Harrison Smith (Marius)

In Part 4 of our series of interviews with the director and cast of Kensington Arts Theatre’s Les Misérables, meet Harrison Smith. Joel: Please introduce yourself and tell us who you play and where local theatregoers may have seen you perform. Harrison: Hi! I’m Harrison Smith and I play Marius in Les Misérables at Kensington Arts Theatre. Recently, […]

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‘Les Misérables’ at Kensington Arts Theatre

I dreamed a dream in time gone by that one of Broadway’s most moving stories came to the Kensington Arts Theatre. Life has made the dream I dreamed a reality as Les Misérables opens the end of the season on the stage at the Kensington Town Hall. Directed by Darnell Morris with Musical Direction by Stuart […]

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Meet The Director and Cast of Kensington Arts Theatre’s ‘Les Misérables’ Part 1: Director Darnell Morris

To begin our series of interviews with the director and cast of Kensington Arts Theatre’s Les Misérables, meet Director Darnell Morris. Joel: Why did you want to direct Les Misérables? Darnell: The short answer- I’m a glutton for punishment! The long[er] answer is that I find myself drawn to period pieces, and I seek out projects that explore […]

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‘Morning, Miranda’ at Doorway Arts Ensemble

When life’s daily routine is interrupted by the death of an estranged parent or relative, it’s like being forced to acknowledge the scattered pieces of an abandoned puzzle. Tucked away letters from past lovers provide clues to the identity of the person who became buried under the veneer of “Mom” or “Dad.” Connections are forged […]

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