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Review: ‘Andrea Marcovicci: A Gershwin Valentine’ at The RRazz Room

The miraculous Andrea Marcovicci briefly returned to Philadelphia. One of the grandest divas of cabaret, Ms. Marcovicci seemed to own the fabled Oak Room in...

Review: Laura Benanti’s ‘Tales from Soprano Isle’ at The Barns at...

From the moment Laura Benanti stepped onto the stage at The Barns at Wolf Trap to perform Tales from Soprano Isle she set the buoyant...

Review: ‘Seth MacFarlane and The Great American Songbook’ with NSO at...

Like many people my age, I've been a fan of Seth MacFarlane's work for some time. Creator of hugely successful shows Family Guy and...

In the Moment: Wolf Trap and the NSO Celebrate 100th Anniversary...

American epic grandeur will be visible and heard at Wolf Trap when the National Symphony Orchestra presents America the Beautiful in a grand pre-July...

An Interview with Pianist Simone Dinnerstein on Performing at Washington Performing...

American pianist Simone Dinnerstein (pronounced See-MOHN-uh DIN-ner-steen), based in New York, gained an international following the remarkable success of her recording of Bach’s Goldberg...

Review: An Evening with Art Garfunkel at The Hylton Performing Arts...

In his 70s, Art Garfunkel still has control of a gorgeous, light counter-tenor, and an ability to tell the story of a song while...

An Interview with Richard Glazier, Host of ‘From Broadway to Hollywood,’...

If you want to call Richard Glazier a throwback, go right ahead. He loves it. For Glazier, there’s nothing better than sitting at a...

Richard Seff Predicts The Tony Awards: Best Play and Musical and...

Many scribes have been offering opinions on who might win the Tony Awards this coming Sunday, June 7th, and for those of you who haven't...

DCMTA Scene Stealers-Week Ending 11/27/14-Part 1

Here is Part 1 of our new list of Scene Stealers honorees for the week ending 11/27/14.  ______ Brian Lyons-Burke as Henry Higgins in His Final...

Washington National Opera Presents: An Evening with Ailyn Pérez

Amore! Amour! Amor! The eagerly anticipated concert by the couple memorably dubbed by a leading British newspaper “the Jay-Z and Beyoncé of opera,” tenor...

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...

Diane Schuur at Bethesda Blues and Jazz Supper Club

Two–time Grammy Award winner Diane Schuur showcased her blazing and versatile musical talent in a powerhouse, perfectly-pitched concert at the Bethesda Blues and Jazz Supper...

‘Oh Dad, Poor Dad, Mamma’s Hung You in the Closet and...

Oh Mum, Oh Dad, Arthur Kopit must be mad! Zaniness abounds in The American Century Theater's (TACT) hysterical production of Oh Dad, Poor Dad, Mamma’s...

‘Let’s Fall in Love: Ann Hampton Callaway Sings Streisand, Songbook Classics,...

A Valentine’s Day treat was offered to all those who were lucky enough to attend celebrated jazz and cabaret artist Ann Hampton Callaway’s concert...

THE BEST OF 2013: ‘Favorite Designers of 2013′ by The Staff...

Here are the choices of The Staff of DCMetroTheaterArts for for our Favorite Designers in a Musical and Play in 2013. Congrats to all...

THE BEST OF 2013: ‘Favorite Ensembles in a Musical and Play’...

Here are the choices for our Favorite Ensembles in a Musical and Play in 2013. Congrats to our honorees and to every ensemble who worked...

The Playwright’s Playground: Part 2 – ‘Process, Autobiography, and Responsibility: An...

Female theatre artists make up more than 50 percent of those involved in the theatre, yet the number of female playwrights being produced is...

‘The Gershwins’ Porgy and Bess’ at National Theatre by Sydney-Chanele Dawkins

There are many ways of presenting blackness on stage and defining blackness, and the theater remains a venue in which to challenge, question, and...

THE BEST OF 2013: ‘Favorite Directors of a Musical and Play′...

Here are the choices for Best Director in a Musical and Play by the staff of DCMetroTheaterArts. Congrats to our honorees and to every...

Magic Time! ‘The Gershwins’ Porgy and Bess’ at The National Theatre...

History hit an astounding “rewind” and “refresh” button last night at The National Theatre. An abundantly assorted audience of  Washingtonians rose as one to...

REMEMBERING JOEL MARKOWITZ