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After Their DC Run and Now on Broadway: Estelle Parsons, Mary Bridget Davies, Idina Menzel, Tom Kitt and Brian Yorkey Receive 2014 Tony Award Nominations

DC audiences will be happy to know that Estelle Parsons and Mary Bridget Davies were nominated for their performances for The Velocity of Autumn and A Night With Janis Joplin which stopped here in DC at Arena Stage, and Idina Menzel for her performance in If/Then, which made a stop at The National Theatre before heading to Broadway. If/Then […]

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TrueTheatergoers’ TheaterThoughts: ‘Leading Tony Award Candidates — Musicals’ and Rate Your Shows and Win $100 in Tickets by John and Stephen Hauge

Every week we will be sharing John and Stephen Hauge’s TheaterThoughts from their popular site TrueTheatergoer. “From John Hauge: “My brother Stephen and I created the TrueTheatergoer.com website in October 2011 to promote theater in Washington, DC and on Broadway by providing an enriching collection of information on current shows and composite audience reviews and ratings of these […]

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Eric McCormack, Kerry Butler, Corey Brill and James Earl Jones in a scene from Gore Vidal's "The Best Man." Photo by Joan Marcus.

NYC Theater Review: ‘Gore Vidal’s The Best Man’ by Bari Biern

On March 31, 1960, Gore Vidal’s political drama, The Best Man, premiered on Broadway. The play was set in two posh hotel suites at a national political convention, as one presidential candidate was poised to release potentially harmful information about his opponent’s health.  Just a few months later, life imitated art at the Democratic National […]

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