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Review: ‘10x10x10” at Fells Point Corner Theatre

Ten stories, ten plays, ten minutes per play. That was the set up for 10x10x10, a collection of plays by local area playwrights, which played at Fells Point Corner Theatre. The audience got to vote for the top three plays at the show’s end, winning cash awards for three of the playwrights. The plays traversed […]

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‘Henry IV Part 2′ at Shakespeare Theatre Company

Henry IV Part 2 King for a Day Have you ever lived life without a superego? If so, you may have some notion of what it’s like to be Falstaff. The exhilarating feeling is one reason we are drawn to him, but it is the stuff of dreams. In Shakespeare Theatre Company’s spectacular Henry IV Part […]

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‘Henry IV Part 1″ at Shakespeare Theatre Company

Henry IV Part One: Honor Among Thieves Falstaff, like Sherlock Holmes, is one of those characters who are so memorable they almost seem alive. He is at the center of Shakespeare Theatre Company’s magnificent Henry IV Part 1, and his bombastic charm vaults the play into the realm of Shakespeare’s finest. It is a privilege to […]

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Family Flashpoint: ‘Other Desert Cities’ Opens at Silver Spring Stage on April 4th by Lennie Magida

FAMILY FLASHPOINT: OTHER DESERT CITIES OPENS APRIL 4 AT SILVER SPRING STAGE If families existed without conflict, stress, heartbreak, and deception—and if those difficulties weren’t often laced with great wit—many wonderful plays would never have been written. One excellent example: Jon Robin Baitz’s Other Desert Cities, which opens April 4th at Silver Spring Stage. It’s the […]

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‘Funny Money’ at 2nd Star Productions by Amanda Gunther

What would you do with 1,735,000 pounds? Hopefully do a better job of keeping your story straight than the zany characters in Ray Cooney’s Funny Money. An uproarious farce of epic proportions comes to the stage at The Bowie Playhouse through 2nd Star Productions taking the audience on a roller coaster of laughable moments that […]

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Anne Kanengeiser on Playing Janna in ‘The Personal(s)’ at No Rules Theatre Company by Joel Markowitz

There are some performances that you just never forget and Anne Kanengeiser’s performance as Fosca in Signature Theatre’s Passion in 1996 is one I will always remember and cherish, so I was thrilled when Anne was coming to town to appear in No Rules Theatre Company’s The Personal(s), because I had my chance to catch up with Anne […]

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(l-r) Spencer Trinwith (Henry), Michael Kramer (Don), and Anne Kaneneiser (Janna).Photo by C. Stanley Photography.

‘The Personals’ at No Rules Theatre Company by Mark Dewey

Searching for Mr. and Mrs. Right in “The Personal(s)” There’s been an accident. We don’t know exactly what happened, but we know that Janna was driving, and we know that Don was making Janna laugh, and we know that someone didn’t make it through the accident alive. Twelve long years have passed since then, but […]

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Gabe (Terrence M. Barr), Diana (Jolene Vettese) and Dan (Harv Lester). Photo courtesy of Reston Community Players.

‘Next to Normal’ at Reston Community Players by Mike Spain

Reston Community Players continued their season of strong women with the award winning musical Next to Normal. The multiple Tony Award and Pulitzer Prize- winning musical by Brian Yorkey and Tom Kitt has become a popular choice for theatres around the area as several productions of the show are popping up all over the DC […]

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‘Next to Normal’ at Kensington Arts Theatre by Amanda Gunther

Musical brilliance comes to Kensington Arts Theatre as they present the Pulitzer Prize and Tony Award-winning musical Next To Normal (N2N). Directed by Craig Pettinati, N2N has a breathtakingly emotional score and heavy controversial topics. A stunning melodious adventure into the dark dalliances of normalcy in life, this production moves audiences to the core with their […]

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‘Putting Normal Together’ Part 4: Meet Alex Stone, Catherine Callahan, Nick Dupre, & Quinn McCord

This is the final article of our behind-the-scenes look at McLean Community Players’ production of Next to Norrmal. Today, meet cast members Alex Stone, Catherine Callahan, Nick Dupre, & Quinn McCord. Alex: My name is Alex Stone and I am playing Henry in the McLean Community Players’ production of Next to Normal. I am a sophomore at McLean High […]

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Part One of ‘Putting Normal Together’ at McLean Community Players’ by Lisa Anne Bailey

This the first of a series of behind-the-scenes articles on McLean Community Players’ production of Next to Normal. Today, Director Lisa Anne Bailey introduces the show and her cast. The average musical gives us a series of  characters that must overcome some dramatic conflict or complication, but in general flourishes triumphantly by the end of […]

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