Tag Archives | Deborah Hazlett


Review: ‘M. Butterfly’ at Everyman Theatre

Though written 30 years ago, few contemporary plays speak so profoundly to America’s current situation in the world as does David Henry Hwang’s M. Butterfly, now playing at Baltimore’s Everyman Theatre. A complex and compelling drama, M. Butterfly explores the psycho-cultural terrain of what celebrated author Edward Said called Orientalism: the West’s compulsion to romanticize and feminize the East. Butterfly premiered […]

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Review: ‘The Roommate’ at Everyman Theatre

Deborah Hazlett and Beth Hylton are both very talented actors. Deborah Hazlett and Beth Hylton together onstage in Jen Silverman’s new two-woman show is something truly remarkable! It’s a rewarding phenomenon you’ll get to see when you attend Everyman Theatre’s (“Everyman”) second offering of their 2016/17 season, The Roommate. The Roommate, which celebrated its World […]

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DCMetroTheaterArts’ Best of 2015 #8: Best Performances in a Play in Professional Theatres

The staff of DCMetroTheaterArts is honored to announce that their Best of 2015: Best Performances in Plays in Professional Theatres go to:  BEST ACTOR IN A PLAY Josh Adams as Billy in The Cripple of Inishmaan at Scena Theatre. Matthew Ancarrow and Robby Rose as ‘The Twins’ in The Comedy of Errors at Chesapeake Shakespeare Company. Aaron […]

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‘An Inspector Calls’ at Everyman Theatre

Everyman Theatre officially opened its 2015/16 season by reviving J.B. Priestley’s multi-Tony Award-winning play, An Inspector Calls,a classic English drawing-room mystery à la Agatha Christie – part melodrama and part psychological thriller – reframing its carefully plotted social critique against the backdrop of an increasingly changing world. Set in 1912, just before the onset of World War I, the Birling family […]

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‘NSFW’ at Round House Theatre Company

Round House Theatre just opened a stunningly good production of NSFW directed by Meredith McDonough. The script by British playwright Lucy Kirkwood is a marvel in itself, because it is a scathingly hilarious comedy and much more. The jokes, which erupt nonstop—like popcorn on a hot skillet, and just as scrumptious—have been spiked with something serious. […]

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‘Deathtrap’ at Everyman Theatre

Deathtrap is a departure from the regular Christmas fanfare, currently in production at Everyman Theatre. Every scene is filled with an element of surprise worth gasping over. Written by Ira Levin, Everyman’s Director Vincent M. Lancisi leads a very talented cast through a play about a play full of murder, mayhem, and melodrama. Everyman’s stage […]

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A Tribute to Tana Hicken From Friends, Colleagues, and Admirers-Tributes to be Held on Monday, September 15th at Everyman Theatre and on Monday, September 29th at 7 PM at The Studio Theatre

______ Two Tributes are Scheduled for Tana Hicken: on Monday, September 15th at 7 PM at Everyman Theatre – 315 West Fayette Street, in Baltimore, MD 21201. AND and on Monday, September 29th at 7 PM at The Studio Theatre – 1501 14th St NW, in Washington, DC 20005.  ______ Joy Zinoman Founding Artistic Director The Studio Theatre […]

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‘The Dresser’ at Everyman Theatre by Amanda Gunther

There is danger in covering up the cracks. You can only hide behind a painted face for so long before the stuffing all comes flooding out and the truth is revealed. A hilarious and heartbreaking tale unfolds in just such a fashion as the Everyman Theatre continues into the back half of their 2013/2014 season […]

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Liesl Tommy on Directing ‘Appropriate’ at Woolly Mammoth Theatre Company by Amanda Gunther

Gearing up for the second show of the Woolly Mammoth Theatre Company’s 34th season, Appropriate, written by Branden Jacobs-Jenkins. Fitting into their season’s theme, “America’s Tell-Tale Heart,” the show focuses on unearthing secrets of an American family’s past as they come together to settle the estate of the recently deceased patriarch figure. I was invited […]

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‘God of Carnage’ at Everyman Theatre by Amanda Gunther

If you’re eccentric enough to believe in the soothing power of culture then watching it unravel into a chaotic disarray of Neanderthal style behavior will surely be appealing to your eyes as the Tony Award-winning comedy God of Carnage comes to Everyman Theatre as its second production in their brand new location. An uproarious night […]

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Playwright Tom Dudzick watches a rehearsal of his play, Over the Tavern, at the Penguin Rep Theater in Stony Point May 6, 2010. Photo by Peter Carr/The Journal. News )

Today: A talk back with ‘Over the Tavern’ Playwright Tom Dudzick and DCMTA’s Joel Markowitz at Olney Theatre Center

DCMTA’s Editor and Publisher Joel Markowitz will moderate a talk back with Tom Dudzick, playwright of OVER THE TAVERN, today after the 2 PM matinee. Talkback with Tom Dudzick on Sunday, October 14th Attendees to this today’s 2PM matinee performance are invited to a post-show Talkback with the Playwright and DC Metro Theater Arts’ Joel Markowitz (who […]

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Meet the Young Cast of Olney Theatre Center’s ‘Over the Tavern’ – Part Two: Corrieanne Stein by Joel Markowitz

This is the second of four interviews with the young cast members of Olney Theatre Center’s Over the Tavern. Today, Corrieanne Stein tells us about playing the young sister in the Pazinski family. Joel: Introduce yourself to the DCMTA readers. Corrieanne: Hi, I’m Corrieanne Stein,16 years old. I’ve been performing since I was 5. I have trained […]

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