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Review: ‘An Irish Carol’ at The Keegan Theatre

For the 6th year in a row, The Keegan Theatre is paying tribute to the Dickens classic A Christmas Carol, with their production of An Irish Carol. Reimagined by Keegan company member, Matthew Keenan, and first produced in 2011, this more modern interpretation of Dickens, has become a Holiday tradition for many in the DC […]

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Barbara Cook’s Spotlight: John Lloyd Young

John Lloyd Young, Tony-Award winner and musical wonder of the Broadway never-ending (and well-deserved to be!) musical hit Jersey Boys, enthralled the crowd at The Kennedy Center’s Terrace Theater Friday night with a spattering of songs of all styles. From the auspicious start of the show, when Young bounded out on the stage wearing an […]

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‘God’s Favorite’ at The Thurmont Thespians

The best aspect of great community theater is you never know where you’ll find it. It could be an elaborate setting in an old movie house. It could be in a modern black box in the local community center, or possibly a small stage in a church social hall. Walking into the wood paneled and […]

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‘Tying the Knot’ at Fells Point Corner Theatre

Michael Paulsen has news for his nearest and dearest; he’s getting married! Word of the impending nuptials is not being taken well, however. You see, Michael is only three months out from ending a serious relationship with David – sweet, talented, exceedingly handsome David.  –  and his new fiancé – a woman! – is someone […]

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Meet the Playwright, Director, and Cast of ‘Tying the Knot’ Part 5: Felix Hernandez by Daniel Douek

In Part 5 of a series of interviews with The Playwright, Director, and cast of Tying the Knot at the Baltimore Playwright’s Festival, playing at Fells Point Corner Theatre, meet Felix Hernandez.Daniel: Tell our readers where they may have seen you on local stages  Felix: I have been in one other full-length production with the Salem […]

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‘Watch on the Rhine’ at The Colonial Players

Watch on the Rhine takes place during a seldom explored or even talked about era in American history. After the Great Depression and The New Deal, but before the bombing of Pearl Harbor there existed a dark period of uncertainty. In Europe, countries and territories fell to the Axis powers. One by one, rights were […]

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‘Handbag’ at Scena Theatre

In the past week, I’ve had the mixed blessing of seeing some very good shows that put the very bad side of human nature on gruesome display. The characters in Scena’s Handbag, a daring pitch black comedy by British playwright Mark Ravenhill, are not so much bad as they are supremely fucked up. They lie […]

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‘creature’ at Deviated Theatre at Dance Place

In Margaret Atwood’s futuristic novel Oryx and Crake, the cutting-edge of modern science creates the Crakes, genetically modified human beings whose beauty is only matched by the healing power of their purring. In parallel, that same science generates a disease that decimates the human race. Such, it seems, is the world’s future trembling. In Deviated Theatre’s […]

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Capital Fringe 2014 Review: ‘Uniform’

You can easily miss him. Lying on the floor in dim light, dressed in grey, still as death, he is easily overlooked. It is the young woman, her dark blond hair held back with a tortoise-shell barrette, seated at a small aluminum table with kitcheny floral cover and engrossed in a book whose pages she […]

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5 Top Scene Stealers of the Week-Week Ending 6/13/14

Here are our 6  (We have a tie) Top Scene Stealers for the week ending June 13, 2014. Congrats to all our honorees!  A Special Scene Stealer of The Week: Frank Britton Returns as Pontius Pilate in The Last Days of Judas Iscariut.  The joy that filled Forum Theatre’s production of The Last Days of Judas Iscarot when […]

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‘The Exonerated’ at Vagabond Players

Closing their 98th season with quite the theatrical bang, Vagabond Players bring an emotionally gripping and inspiring docudrama to the stage with their production of The Exonerated. Written by Jessica Blank and Erik Jensen and Directed by Josh Shoemaker, this evocative theatrical experience intertwines the true stories of six death row inmates who face execution for […]

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‘Jerusalem’ at The Smithsonian’s Natural History Museum’s Johnson IMAX Theater by Leslie Weisman

If Secretary of State John F. Kerry is willing to think way outside the box in his attempts to break the seemingly eternally intransigent deadlock in Middle East peace negotiations, he could do worse than sit down for a tête-à-tête with Daniel Ferguson. Ferguson, who wrote, directed and co-produced National Geographic Entertainment’s Jerusalem, and his […]

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‘Company’ at Vagabond Players by Amanda Gunther

Bobby. Bobby, baby. Bobby! Hear the phone ring, the door chime, and in comes the sensational Sondheim Tony Award-winning classic Company on stage at the Vagabond Players. Considered to be one of Sondheim’s more complex musicals, this 70’s musical about single life and married friends is a charming and exquisite night out to the theatre […]

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Win a Free Pair of Tickets to ‘Torch Song Trilogy’ at The Studio Theatre-Enter by 11:59 PM Tonight

Win a pair of tickets to The Studio Theatre’s critically acclaimed Torch Song Trilogy.  Please send an email to: dcmetrotheaterarts@gmail.com By 11:59 this Sunday, October 13th  and tell us why you want to see the show. You can choose any performance EXCEPT ON SATURDAY NIGHT  from Wednesday, October 16th through Sunday, October 27th. The Winner will […]

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