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Emily Pogorelc and Alek Shrader in Candide. Photo by Scott Suchman.

Review: ‘Candide’ by the Washington National Opera

Washington National Opera concludes its 2017-2018 season with a fresh production of Leonard Bernstein’s Candide directed by Washington National Opera’s Artistic Director Francesca Zambello. If it’s been a while since you brushed up on your 18th-century novellas, Voltaire was a French philosopher in the Age of Enlightenment. His story centers on a young man named […]

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Review: ‘Children of Eden’ at Damascus Theatre Company

Parent-child relationships have been a perennial issue throughout history, even “In the Beginning.” Damascus Theatre Company’s production of Children of Eden takes the audience on a musical journey which deconstructs this sensitive and important topic. Based on the Biblical book of Genesis, it features music and lyrics by Stephen Schwartz and book by John Caird. […]

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‘Children of Eden’ at 2nd Star Productions

Am I on the Great White Way or am I really sitting in a theater in Bowie, MD? This is what I was thinking as I enjoyed 2nd Star Production’s opening night of Children of Eden now playing at 2nd Star Productions performing at The Bowie Playhouse. Directed by Vince Musgrave, this show has that Broadway […]

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