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Parlor Room Theater Opens ‘The Mousetrap’ TONIGHT

Parlor Room Theater is presenting The Mousetrap by Agatha Christie. The murder mystery opens TONIGHT. From Wikl: “The Mousetrap opened in the West End of London in 1952, and has been running continuously since then. It has the longest initial run of any play in history, with its 25,000th performance taking place on 18 November 2012. It is the […]

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A Preview of Flying Muskrat Theatre Company’s ‘Complete Works of William Shakespeare, Abridged’ by Brennan Jones

What’s in a name? Despite the Bard’s enduring wisdom, for The Flying Muskrat Theatre Company, there’s a lot. Let’s be honest for a moment- the reason why you clicked on this article amongst your fringe-review crowded browser probably had something to do with seeing a Flying Muskrat on the left side of your screen, or […]

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Synesthesia: ‘Sign-Interpreted Performances for July and August’ by Yvonne French

Synesthesia: Sign-Interpreted Performances for July and August by Yvonne French Thursday, July 25th Mandy Harvey Millennium Stage at The Kennedy Center Sign-Interpreted and Captioned: Thursday, July 25, 2013 at 6:00 PM Interpreter: Miriam Ganz 25 year old jazz vocalist Mandy Harvey, who, despite her loss of hearing, has performed live all over the U.S., gives […]

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ARTISTIC SPOTLIGHT: An Interview with the Founder and Producing Director of the CATF by Sydney-Chanele Dawkins

ARTISTIC SPOTLIGHT: Ed Herendeen “New plays are the future,” says Ed Herendeen, the Producing Director of the Contemporary American Theater Festival (CATF), located in Shepherdstown, West Virginia. “That’s been our focus from the beginning and the fact that so many Theatres are doing new plays in Washington, D.C. area – I am so happy about […]

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Capital Fringe Review: ‘Sesquicentennial – The Civil War Remembered’ with “Country Joe” Rosier-Part 2-Ulysses S. Grant’ by Yvonne French

General Ulysses S. Grant returned to Washington on Sunday not seven blocks from where he was once turned away from the Willard Hotel when he was in town to visit President Abraham Lincoln. This time he gets a warm reception from an audience of Fringe Festival theatergoers, who also have a role in this one-act […]

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Capital Fringe Review: ‘Sesquicentennial – The Civil War Remembered’ with “Country Joe” Rosier – Part 1: General Robert E. Lee’ by Yvonne French

In this 150th anniversary of the end of the Civil War, Washington, D.C., is lucky to have storyteller “Country Joe” Rosier create living histories of Robert E. Lee and Ulysses S. Grant especially for the Capital Fringe Festival. This review covers his one-man show about Lee, Reflections of General Robert E. Lee. Sunday’s review will […]

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‘Annie’ at Pasadena Theatre Company by Amanda Gunther

The sun has come out at the Pasadena Theatre Company as they present their summer production of Annie. A children’s classic and a favorite of the young and young at heart, this well-recognized fun loving musical, with music by Charles Strouse, lyrics by Martin Charnin, and the book by Thomas Meehan, is perfect for the middle of heated July with its jaunty […]

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2013 Capital Fringe Show Preview “Photo Gallery: Behind The Scenes at ‘Legal Tender’ Rehearsal” by Hunter Styles

What does one dollar mean to different people? Five actors explore the possibilities in the new show Legal Tender at the Capital Fringe Festival this month. Directed by Robert Michael Oliver, and based on nine flash fictions from Elizabeth Bruce’s collection $50, Legal Tender brings audiences something rarely seen onstage: prose in performance. With multiple narrators, […]

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