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‘The Glass House, A Sideshow, Variety, and Burlesque Tribute to Geek Love’ August 9th at The Bier Baron

Katherine Dunn’s novel, Geek Love, has awakened and inspired many a carny-hearted performer since it was first published in 1989. Come, enter a world of fire-eaters and human pincushions, lizard girls, and carny dancers, two-headed babies and a variation on a classic geek act as some of the area’s finest sideshow, variety and burlesque performers […]

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‘BROTASSIUM’: A Nutritious Evening of Boylesque This Sunday, July 26th at 7:30 PM at The Bier Baron

For those who partake of burlesque in the DMV area it’s a pretty steady diet of melons and tomatoes (and certainly there’s nothing wrong with that) but occasionally one needs some brotassium in their diet.  Luckily the Round World is here to sate those appetites with BROTASSIUM, a Nutritious Evening of Boylesque at the Bier Baron this Sunday, […]

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In the Moment: 2015 Capital Fringe Festival Preview #1: ‘BOND: An Unauthorized Parody’ first at Workhouse Performing Arts Center and then at The Capital Fringe

Looking at the upcoming Workhouse (Lorton, VA) Performing Arts Center calendar and the Capital Fringe Festival performance schedule, I spotted a show from Tasty Monster Productions that is crossing over into both. The show is BOND: An Unauthorized Parody.  This BOND parody is a one actor in many guises along with original music. With a mission […]

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‘Hope Operas’ Week One at the Comedy Spot

Back in the ‘30s they called ‘em Cliffhangers. They were weekly serials that played before a main feature at the movies. They turned into serials, first on the radio and then on television evolving into the prime time episodic programs and daytime soap operas we watch now. This month you can see them live onstage […]

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DCMetroTheaterArts Staff’s 2013 Special Awards

The staff of DCMetroTheaterArts bestows the following Special Awards upon: Theater J,  under the leadership of Artistic Director Ari Roth, programmed the most consistently relevant and socially engaged theatrical season of the year with its productions of Apples from the Desert; Boged (Traitor): An Enemy of the People;Race;Andy and the Shadows;The Hampton Years;After the Revolution;The Argument; Woody Sez:  A Musical […]

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THE BEST OF 2013: ‘Favorite Plays of 2013′ by The Staff of DCMetroTheaterArts

It’s that time of the year when everyone makes their list of favorites, and the staff of DCMetroTheaterArts, after seeing hundreds of professional, community, children’s, university, and high school productions, have selected their favorites of 2013. For the next week, we will be posting a new category every day with our list of our honorees. […]

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‘Hope Operas’ Begins Tomorrow Night at 8 PM at The Comedy Spot in Ballston Commons Mall by Chris Griffin

Hope Operas, DC’s only serialized theatre festival, returns TOMORROW NIGHT AT 8 PM  at The Comedy Spot in Ballston Common Mall -4238 Wilson Boulevard, in Arlington, VA with five brand new shows, as we present five original plays in ten-to fifteen-minute episodes with the theme Cartoons for Adults/Drunks! Join us Monday nights in October BEGINNING TOMORROW NIGHT- October 7th and every Monday […]

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