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DCMetroTheaterArts’ Best of 2015 #17: Best Directors of a Play in Community Theatres

The staff of DCMetroTheaterArts is honored to announce that their 2015 Best Directors of Plays in Community Theatres honors go to:  Mark T. Allen for Agatha Christie’s And Then There Were None at Laurel Mill Playhouse. Laura Andruski for To Kill a Mockingbird at Rockville Little Theatre. John Dellaporta for Venus in Fur at Silver Spring Stage. Terry Averill […]

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‘Side Man’ at The Colonial Players

They say that art is the decoration of space, but music is the decoration of time. More than mere decoration, though, music captures time, preserves it, wrapping a lifetime of memories in the space of a few notes. It holds some people captive that way, too. Directed by Jim Reiter, Side Man is a Pulitzer […]

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‘The Addams Family’ at Annapolis Summer Garden Theatre

Yes, they’re creepy and they’re kooky, mysterious and spooky, but they’re altogether ooky – and that’s just the “normal” members of the dynamic cast of The Addams Family, directed by Debbie Barber-Eaton, with Book by Marshall Brickman and Rick Elice, and Music and Lyrics by Andrew Lippa. Opening night for The Addams Family at the Annapolis […]

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‘Rocket Man’ at Colonial Players

The Colonial Players of Annapolis open their 66th season with Rocket Man, their 344th season production. Rocket Man, the 21st play written by the prolific Steven Dietz, was first produced in 1998. It tells the story of Donny (Ben Carr), a man in the midst of an existential crisis, as he tries to find a […]

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Top Scene Stealers of the Week-The Week Ending June 21, 2014

Here are our Top Scene Stealers for the week ending June 21, 2014. Congrats to all our honorees!  ______ (1) Aurora Beckett, as Jojo, singing “It’s Possible” in Seussical at Montgomery Playhouse Summer Dinner Theatre.  “As Jojo’s parents try to cope with his vivid imagination, Beckett sings “It’s Possible.” The entire scene is beautifully staged. Beckett sits in a […]

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‘Dead Man’s Cell Phone’ at Colonial Players

We have entered the era where if something is ringing you must answer it. This time the ringing is Colonial Players calling with word of their final production of season 65, Sarah Ruhl’s Dead Man’s Cell Phone. This is one phone call worth answering, and you’ll be kicking yourself in the pants for days if […]

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‘The 39 Steps’ at Dignity Players

After nine years of excellent theatre, Dignity Players will be closing their doors, but they aren’t going out without a bang. Action! Excitement! Romance! Special Effects! Chases! Deception! Murder! It’s all there in the theatre’s final production, The 39 Steps. Directed by Jim Reiter, this thrilling Hitchcock-esque comedy and parody is the perfect way to […]

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Part 4: Behind the Scenes of ‘Pride & Prejudice’: An Interview With Sally Boyett-D’Angelo by Joel Markowitz

Here is Part 4 and our final interview of our behind-the-scenes look at Annapolis Shakespeare Company’s Pride and Prejudice. Meet Artistic Director and Director Sally Boyett-D’Angelo. Joel: Why did you select Pride and Prejudice? Sally: Actually, I chose this production in early 2012 before we knew we were moving into our new space! I had recently directed […]

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