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Review: ‘Mad Libs Live!’ at Red Branch Theatre Company

Mad Libs Live! sounds like a political gathering many would want to avoid. But happily it turns out to be a (Fill-in-the-Blank) musical providing peppy songs, millennial-rich humor, and random word-play based on audience input. This 2015 Off-Broadway work is getting its first staging outside of New York at the tiny, always-up-for-a-challenge Red Branch Theatre […]

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‘A Christmas Carol: A Live Radio Play’ Opens Thursday, December 8th at 7:30 PM and Plays Through Sunday, December 11th at Howard Community College’s Arts Collective

HCC’s Arts Collective Presents A Christmas Carol: A Live Radio Play December 8–11, 2016 SHOW DATES AND TIMES: Thursday, December 8 at 7:30 PM Friday, December 9 at 7:30 PM Saturday, December 10 at 7:30 PM *Sunday, December 11 at 3 PM followed by a special post-show discussion. $15 for General Admission. $10 for Students, Seniors, Faculty, […]

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DCMetroTheaterArts’ Best of 2015 #15: Best Directors of Musicals in Professional Theatres

The staff of DCMetroTheaterArts is honored to announce that their 2015 Best Directors of Musicals in Professional Theatres honors go to: Patrick A’Hearn for The Music of Andrew Lloyd Webber at Riverside Center Dinner Theater. Melissa Baughman for Sweeney Todd (Prog-Metal Version) at Landless Theatre Company. Suzanne Beal for The Gifts of the Magi at Maryland Ensemble Theatre. Walter […]

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‘Peter Rabbit’ at Red Branch Theatre Company

The world premiere of the new musical Peter Rabbit at Red Branch Theatre Company in Columbia finally puts to rest one of life’s great riddles: Why are bunny tails so short? Answer: To keep tiny young playgoers from squirming in their seats. At only 90 minutes including intermission, Dustin Merrell’s original musical doesn’t so much run […]

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HCC’s Arts Collective Mounts Nora Ephron’s ‘Love, Loss, and What I Wore’ October 2 – 18, 2015 by Susan G. Kramer

HCC’s Arts Collective Mounts Nora Ephron’s Love, Loss, and What I Wore October 2 – 18, 2015 3-Weekends of Readings Includes 5 Different Casts, Featuring the Area’s Most Fabulous Women in the Arts! Howard Community College’s (HCC) Arts Collective (AC) celebrates this season’s HCC Horowitz Center theme, “Year of the Woman” with Love, Loss, and […]

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‘You’re Gonna Love Tomorrrow’ at the Red Branch Theatre Company

Musical theater doesn’t get more challenging than Stephen Sondheim — for audiences and performers alike. So hurrah for Columbia’s fearless Red Branch Theatre Co. for bringing us the Sondheim revue You’re Gonna Love Tomorrow as a mid-season fundraiser. At Saturday night’s performance, the onstage cast of 18 adult singers gave the score a fresh hearing, and […]

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Arts Collective at Howard Community College Kicks Off its 20th Season with ‘Coffee House Under the Stars’ on Fri 9/26/14 @8 PM

HCC’s Arts Collective Kicks Off its 20th Season with  COFFEE HOUSE Under the Stars Friday, September 26, 2014  A One-Night-Only Evening Featuring Outstanding, Eclectic Live Performances – Music, Poetry, Storytelling, Give-Aways, & More – Under the Stars! Arts Collective (AC) celebrates and kicks off its 20th Season by revisiting its roots by offering its first COFFEE HOUSE […]

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Red Branch Theatre Company’s Five Year Anniversary with Cabaret & Silent Auction on 3/15-16 @7:30 PM

Red Branch Theatre Company will kick off its fifth season with a two-night cabaret celebration on March 15 and 16, 2013. Red Branch Company Members and area performers will present selections from all of the company’s past musicals while also providing a preview of the upcoming season. Fine food and beverages will be served before the performance […]

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