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Review: ‘Young Frankenstein’ at Toby’s Dinner Theatre

It did not turn out well for Dr. Frankenstein or his monster, but receiving an abnormal brain was a blessing for Mel Brooks. After...

Review: ‘Miracle on 34th Street: The Musical’ at Toby’s Dinner Theatre

It doesn’t exactly live up to its billing as a miracle, but Miracle on 34th Street: The Musical at Toby’s Dinner Theatre has its...

Review: ‘Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat’ at Toby’s Dinner Theatre

“May I return to the beginning?” runs a beloved lyric to the song “Any Dream Will Do” from Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat,...

Review: ‘Beauty and the Beast’ at Toby’s Dinner Theatre

In the new Beauty and the Beast at Toby’s Dinner Theatre, it’s not just the accursed Beast and his castle of talking knickknacks that...

Review: ‘Show Boat’ at Toby’s The Dinner Theatre of Columbia

Can’t help lovin’ that Show Boat at Toby's Dinner Theatre. Modern audiences are still likely to find the miscegenation drama that sets the story...

Review: ‘Sister Act’ at Toby’s The Dinner Theatre of Columbia

Nuns are more fun in the round. That’s a catechism we learned at Toby’s Dinner Theatre via Nunsense and other shows so many times...

Review: ‘Peter Pan’ at Toby’s Dinner Theatre

Toby's Dinner Theatre has every right to crow about its new staging of Peter Pan. The classic Broadway musical based on James M. Barrie’s...

Review: ‘South Pacific’ at Toby’s Dinner Theatre

The South Pacific of your dreams was just sighted at Toby's Dinner Theatre in Columbia. Never mind the current debate over “New York values”...

DCMetroTheaterArts: Best of 2015 #10: Best Performances in a Musical in...

The staff of DCMetroTheaterArts is honored to announce that their 2015 Best Performances in Musicals in Professional Theatres honors go to:   Best Actor in a...

‘It’s A Wonderful Life’ at Toby’s Dinner Theatre

It is normally difficult to translate classic Christmas movies to the stage because comparisons with the beloved films are inevitable. However, It's A Wonderful...

‘Into the Woods’ at Toby’s Dinner Theatre

Are you ready to veer from the path and take another tumultuous journey Into the Woods? Go ahead, throw caution to the wind. You’ll...

Here Are The Recipients of This Year’s 2015 Helen Hayes Awards...

 Here are the recipients of the 2015 Helen Hayes Awards  in the order they were announced tonight at The Lincoln Theatre.   THE RECIPIENTS ARE IN...

DCMetroTheaterArts’ Best of 2014: Best Ensembles in DC Area Theatres

The staff of DCMetroTheaterArts is honored to announce that their 2014 Best Ensemble honors go to: A Midsummer Night’s Dream at Castaways Repertory Theatre A Soldier’s Play...

DCMetroTheaterArts’ Best of 2014: Best Design of 2014 in DC Metro...

The staff of DCMetroTheaterArts is pleased to honor the following designers for their work in 2014: CHOREOGRAPHY Michael J. Bobbitt for Carrie the Musical at The Studio...

DCMetroTheaterArts: Best of 2014: Best Performances in a Musical in Professional...

The staff of DCMetroTheaterArts is honored to announce that their 2014 Best Performances in Musicals in Professional Theatres honors go to:  Best Actor in a...

DCMetroTheaterArts’ Best of 2014: Best Musicals in Professional Theatres

The staff of DCMetroTheaterArts is honored to announce that their 2014 Best Musicals at Professional Theatres honors go to: A Year With Frog and Toad...

‘Story of My Life: The Freak Flag Chronicles’ at Toby’s ‘Shrek’:...

She’s gonna love you forever! A big mean, fire-breathing machine! Part Two of the Story of My Life: The Freak Flag Chronicles interview series...

‘Story of My Life: The Freak Flag Chronicles’ at Toby’s ‘Shrek’:...

Let your freak flag wave! Let your freak flag fly! Never take it down, never take it down and raise it way up high!...

Directing Quotidian Theatre Company’s ‘Faith Healer’ by Laura Giannarelli

I am thrilled to have been given the opportunity to direct this mysterious and marvelous play. Rashomon-like in the way the three characters narrate...

Part 6 of ‘Monty Python’s ‘Spamalot’ at Toby’s: The Series of...

Galloping into the home stretch with the grail in sight is Arthur, King of the Britains, astride his trusty steed Patsy! In the final...

REMEMBERING JOEL MARKOWITZ