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DCMetroTheaterArts’ Best of 2014: Best Performances in a Musical in Community Theatres

The staff of DCMetroTheaterArts is honored to announce that their 2014 Best Performances in Musicals in Community Theatres go to:  Best Actor in a Musical Tyler Everett Adams as Leo Bloom in The Producers at Sandy Spring Theater Group Steven Baird as Patsy in Monty Python’s Spamalot at Annapolis Summer Garden Theatre Steve Block as Robbie in The Wedding […]

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‘Les Misérables’ at The Glyndon Area Players

Few musicals are as universally loved as Les Misérables. With epic music, tragic characters, and a unique theatrical magnificence, it’s no surprise that Les Mis has been successfully produced on a global scale. The Glyndon Area Players attempt to take on this gargantuan piece of theater caught some of that magic which makes this show so great, […]

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Glyndon Area Players’ ‘Les Misérables’: An Interview with Dawn O’Croinin (Fantine), Tom Zepp (Jean Valjean), and Cameron Casey (Javert)

Glyndon Area Players prides itself providing its community with the gift of high-quality musicals while on a community theater budget, and utilizing a cast of volunteers from the surrounding neighborhoods. Parents, students, retirees, and professionals in a variety of fields come together from June to August for Saturday set building, late night rehearsals, and a […]

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Top Scene Stealers of the Week-Week Ending 7/5/14

Here are our Top Scene Stealers for the week ending July 5, 2014. Congrats to all our honorees!  ______ (1) Mary Ellen Cameron Singing “I Dreamed a Dream’ at Les Misérables at Way Off Broadway Dinner Theatre “Dear Fantine (Mary Ellen Cameron) finds herself down on her luck early on. Though Cameron’s role is short-lived, she makes every moment […]

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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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Interview with H-B Woodlawn Secondary Program’s Bill Podolski on ‘Les Miserables’ by Eric Denver

I was so impressed by the quality of H-B Woodlawn Secondary Program‘s production of Les Misérables School Edition that I asked  Director/Producer/Musical Director Bill Podolski to take us behind-the-scenes of putting this mammoth production together. Eric: How much rehearsal time did you have before the show closed on January 31st? Bill: We held auditions for the show the first week of […]

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Be a Les Mis Valentine! Celebrate A Heart Full of Love At Reston Community Players’ ‘Les Misérables’ by Diane Schnoor

There is one week left to catch a performance of the Reston Players’ critically acclaimed Les Misérables, and members of the cast and crew are hoping regional audiences will join them for some Valentine’s weekend surprises. “We have been playing to full houses, and audiences have been on their feet before the finale ended at […]

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‘Les Misérables School Edition’ at H-B Woodlawn Secondary Program by Eric Denver

 Les Misérables School Edition played at H-B Woodlawn Secondary Program in Arlington, VA on January 30, 2014 to a sold-out four-performance run. Under the capable and expert leadership of Producer, Director, and Musical Director Bill Podolski, this all-student extravaganza evolved over a four-month rehearsal process. Les Misérables is the world’s longest running musical, performed in over 42 countries in […]

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‘Les Misérables’ at Reston Community Players by Beverly Fleisher

Reston Community Players’ production of Les Misérables is la plupart magnifique! From the moment the curtain rose on a group of prisoners, including Jean Valjean, toiling in misery to “Look Down,” to the reunion of Fantine and Jean Valjean at the end of life, the production was mesmerizing. Reston Community Players’ exquisite and brilliant production of the […]

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Meet the Children in Reston Players’ Upcoming ‘Les Misérables’ by Diane Schnoor

This fall, many talented children from the Washington, D.C. area auditioned for the three children’s roles in Les Miserables. Meet Ella Schnoor, Ethan Van Slyke, and Maggie Slivka, who play Little Cosette, Gavroche, and Young Eponine in the Reston Players’ production opening this Friday night, January 17th. According to Director Andrew JM Regiec, “These talented […]

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Meet the Lovers of Reston Community Players’ ‘Les Misérables’ by Diane Schnoor

When Reston Community Players opens its stirring production of the Tony Award-winning musical Les Misérables on January 17th, three incredibly talented young actors will anchor its heart-wrenching love triangle. Meet Emma Lord, Sean Bartnick, and Cara Bachman, who play Eponine, Marius, and Cosette. Emma Lord, a recent graduate of the University of Virginia and an aspiring singer/songwriter, […]

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