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Review: ‘An American in Paris’ at the Kennedy Center

Glistening The Kennedy Center’s lush Opera House with feted Hollywood glitz and glamour, the national tour of the 2015 multi-Tony-winning musical, An American in...

Review: ‘The New Yorkers’ at New York City Center’s Encores!

Producer Jack Viertel and his merry band of music makers at Encores! have unearthed another great example of the beginnings of American dominance in...

Review: ‘NSO Pops: Sophisticated Ladies: 100 Years of Ella & Company’ at The Kennedy...

Acclaimed vocalists Capathia Jenkins, Sy Smith and Montego Glover joyously hopped the A train to Harlem along with the NSO Pops in tribute to...

Review: ‘An American in Paris’ at the Academy of Music

If you “love a Gershwin tune” (and who doesn’t?), An American in Paris, presented by Broadway Philadelphia for a limited run this Thanksgiving week...

Review ‘Nice Work If You Can Get It’ at The Arlington...

The Arlington Players (TAP) is taking on the feel good musical, Nice Work If You Can Get It. The book is written by Joe...

Review: ‘Lost in the Stars’ at Washington National Opera #2

One of the most powerful musical dramas of the 20th century has just opened at The Kennedy Center, home of the Washington National Opera, for...

‘Michael Feinstein: Sinatra Centennial with Big Band’ at Strathmore

Michael Feinstein is as warm, relaxed, and personable a musician as you’ll ever find. Last night, he worked every seat in the big house,...

‘By George, By Ira, By Gershwin’ at The In Series

The In Series brings to life some of the funnest and iconic music of the 20th century by George Gershwin with most song lyrics by...

‘The American Pops Orchestra Presents Stairway to Paradise: A Gershwin Spectacular’...

The American Pops Orchestra presented Stairway to Paradise: A Gershwin Spectacular, starring Christine Ebersole, directed by Nathan Brewer, at George Washington University’s Lisner Auditorium on Friday, October 16,...

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...

‘The Great American Songbook’ by Columbia Pro Cantare at the Jim...

On Saturday May 2, 2015 the Columbia Pro Cantare choral group, lead by Conductor Frances Motyca Dawson, ended their 38th Season with The Great American...

Filichia on Friday: “Paris Makes Me Thorny” by Peter Filichia

It's an honor to bring Peter Filichia's column every week on Kritzerland called 'Filichia on Friday' to our readers on DCMetroTheaterArts. This Week:  Paris Makes Me Thorny ______ Read Richard Seff's...

‘Nice Work If You Can Get It’ at The Warner Theatre

Set during the Roaring Twenties in the heyday of prohibition, the Tony-winning musical Nice Work If You Can Get It is a celebration of...

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...

‘Crazy for You’ at Blake High School

Will we ever get tired of the classic narrative, “boy meets girl—boy loses girl—boy gets girl”? Never! Especially when it’s presented as a singing,...

‘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 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...

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