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In The Moment: A Preview of the DC Shorts Film Festival & Screenplay Competition September 10-20th

Ah, the end of August. The August month-long Congressional recess will be ending soon. DC area schools at all levels are opening momentarily. We can only hope that the recent mid-summer-time swoon of the Nationals will rapidly vanish as the calendar turns to September, while we await the Washington professional football team taking the field for […]

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HCC’s Arts Collective Reschedules Auditions for ‘Ragtime’ to Saturday, February 8th from 10 am to 2 pm

 HCC’s Arts Collective Reschedules Auditions for Ragtime To:  SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 8th From 10 AM-2 PM. Appointments Still Available!  Due to Recent Inclement Weather-Related Closure (2/3) at Howard Community College, A NEW Audition Date has been scheduled for  Saturday, February 8, 2014, 10 am – 2 pm.   All Ages and Ethnicities Encouraged to Attend. Due […]

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Time for Three at the Kennedy Center by Emily Cao

Time for Three took to the Terrace Theater stage at The Kennedy Center on Monday night as part of the Fortas Chamber Music Concerts series. The internationally acclaimed, self-dubbed “classically-trained garage band” led the hall in a head-bobbing and giddy adventure through bluegrass and folk-infused arrangements of Bach to Katy Perry that had audience laughing […]

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Interviews with the 2014 Helen Hayes Nominees: Part 2: Tobias Young (Piragua Man in ‘In the Heights’) by Amanda Gunther

Here’s an interview with Tobias Young who is nominated for Outstanding Supporting Actor, Resident Musical for playing Piragua Man in In the Heights at Toby’s Dinner Theatre. ______ Es calor! The summer heat is rolling in and Toby’s Dinner Theatre of Columbia is keeping things cool with their production of In The Heights. As the interviews continue, I’ve taken […]

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Arts Collective @HCC Holds Auditions for ‘Ragtime the Musical’ Tomorrow 2/1 and Mon 2/3

Open Auditions: All Ages and Ethnicities Encouraged to Attend  HCC’s Arts Collective Announces Auditions for Ragtime TOMORROW, SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 1ST AND MONDAY, FEBRUARY 3, 2014 Arts Collective proudly announces auditions for its spring production of Ragtime the Musical.  Book by Terrence McNally, lyrics by Lynn Ahrens, music by Stephen Flaherty, and based on the novel […]

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Interviews with the 2014 Helen Hayes Nominees: Part 1: David Gregory (Usnavi in ‘In the Heights’) by Amanda Gunther

Here’s an interview with David Gregory who is nominated for Outstanding Lead Actor, Resident Musical for playing Usnavi in In the Heights at Toby’s Dinner Theatre. ______ Lights up — this time they’re not just going up on Washington Heights, but on the leading actor of Toby’s Dinner Theatre of Columbia’s regional premier production of In The […]

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Capital Fringe Review: ‘Outside the Wire’ by Pat Davis

Outside the Wire is a compelling and moving portrait of the toll war takes on soldiers and their families. Written by Jimi Stanton, who plays Sargent Mark Mercer, the lead, the play follows the members of a platoon deployed in Iraq and traces out the difficulties Mercer has when he returns home to resume life with […]

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Filichia on Friday: ‘Cradle and All’ by Peter Filichia

Here is a new article from Peter Filichia’s column on Kritzerland called ‘Filichia on Friday.’ It’s an honor to bring Peter’s column every week to our readers on DCMetroTheaterArts. This week: Cradle and All Peter Filichia is the New York-based theater critic emeritus for The Newark (N.J.) Star Ledger newspaper and News 12 television station. He is also […]

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DC Area’s T. Scott Ross, Greg Bosworth, and Carrie A. Johnson on Appearing in ‘Buddy-The Buddy Holly Story’ at Wolf Trap on July 2nd & 3rd

Three local actors are in the cast of Buddy – The Buddy Holly Story which stops at Wolf Trap’s Filene Center tomorrow and Wednesday night. I asked T. Scott Ross, Greg Bosworth, and Carrie A. Johnson to talk about their roles and growing up in the DC area. T. SCOTT ROSS How did you get involved in […]

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Filichia on Friday: ‘June’s Leftovers and July’s Brainteaser’ by Peter Filichia

Here is a new article from Peter Filichia’s column on Kritzerland called ‘Filichia on Friday.’ It’s an honor to bring Peter’s column every week to our readers on DCMetroTheaterArts. This week: June’s Leftovers and July’s Brainteaser Peter Filichia is the New York-based theater critic emeritus for The Newark (N.J.) Star Ledger newspaper and News 12 television station. He is […]

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