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Review: ‘A Chorus Line’ at Tantallon Community Players

Packed with pizazz, energy, and downright sizzle, A Chorus Line, as performed by Tantallon Community Players (TCP) and directed by Christopher Gerken, is the MVP of musicals on DC area stages this year. With music by the late Marvin Hamlisch, lyrics by Edward Kleban, and book by James Kirkwood and Nicholas Dante, the show is […]

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Barbara Cook’s Spotlight: Brian d’Arcy James at The Kennedy Center

With precise control and an air of cosmopolitan confidence, the prolific Brian d’Arcy James captivated The Kennedy Center’s Terrace Theater in his unique concert Friday night.  Careening through a set of seventeen musical pieces and accompanied by the superb Music Director and pianist Dan Lipton, d’Arcy James presented a concert that alternated between show tunes […]

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Tonight at 7 PM: Donna McKechnie Performs ‘Same Place, Another Time’ at Olney Theatre Center

While A Chorus Line is being performed at Olney Theatre Center Donna McKechnie, the Tony Award-winning Cassie from the original Broadway cast, is bringing her one-woman cabaret Same Place, Another Time, TONIGHT – Sunday, September 1st at 7 PM on the historic stage of the Olney Theatre Center, in Olney, MD. Purchase your tickets here. LINKS For more […]

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Donna McKechnie Performs ‘Same Place, Another Time’ at Olney Theatre Center This Sunday at 7 PM

While A Chorus Line is being performed at Olney Theatre Center Donna McKechnie, the Tony Award-winning Cassie from the original Broadway cast, is bringing her one-woman cabaret Same Place, Another Time, this Sunday, September 1st at 7 PM on the historic stage of the Olney Theatre Center in Olney, MD. Purchase your tickets here. LINKS For more information, […]

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“Bringing ‘A Chorus Line’ to Olney” Part One: Auditions, Rehearsals, and ‘Opening Night’ by Stephen Nachamie

Director/Choreographer Stephen Nachamie takes us behind the scenes of Olney Theatre Center’s production of A Chorus Line.’ Here is Part 1. OLNEY THEATRE CENTER ASKS STEPHEN TO DIRECT AND CHOREOGRAPH A CHORUS LINE One of my dear friends and early mentors was Director/Choreographer Tony Stevens – who in 1974 had the idea (with Michon Peacock) to start […]

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Derek Tatum on Playing Don Kerr in Olney Theatre Center’s ‘A Chorus Line’ by Eric Denver and Joel Markowitz

The very talented Derek Tatum is a member of ‘the line’ in Olney Theatre Center’s production of the Tony Award-winning A Chorus Line. Derek takes us behind-the-scenes of his audition, rehearsals, and his career. Eric and Joel: Who do you play in A Chorus Line and how do you relate to your character? Why did you want to play […]

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‘A Chorus Line’ at Olney Theatre Center by Amanda Gunther

One! Singular sensation is dancing its way into your heart as Olney Theatre Center presents the sensational Tony Award-Winning Best Musical A Chorus Line, with music by Marvin Hamlisch, lyrics by Edward Kleban, and a book by James Kirkwood, Jr. and Nicholas Dante. Directed and Choreographed by Stephen Nachamie with Musical Direction provided by Ross Scott Rawlings, this stunning tale of life […]

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My New Column ‘Stage Dad’ by Glenn Cook

“I saw my sis go pitter pat. Said I can do that. I can do that.” Five and a half years ago, my little boy Ben was dancing in the basement of a woman’s house in Maryland, showing off his gymnastics moves, taps and splits. Afterward, he answered a few questions from the woman we […]

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