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Review: ‘Rosencrantz and Guildenstern are Dead’ at Stillpointe Theatre Initiative

On Friday, StillPointe Theatre Initiative opened its production of Rosencrantz and Guildenstern Are Dead, an absurdist play by Tom Stoppard that, along with Samuel Beckett’s Waiting for Godot, sets the high bar for its genre. Don’t let some highfalutin notion of absurdist theater scare you away, though. In StillPointe Theatre’s capable hands, this production of […]

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Review: ‘The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee’ at StillPointe Theatre Initiative

Over the past several years, StillPointe Theatre Initiative has emerged as “the little theater company that could.” They have become known for two things: staging ambitious works with very limited resources, and assembling immensely talented casts of actors who are all paid. In recent seasons, they have tackled original works like The Benefactor and Vanishing Point, […]

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DCMetroTheaterArts: Best of 2015 #10: Best Performances in a Musical in Professional Theatres and Special Awards

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 Musical Andrew Lloyd Baughman as Sweeney Todd in Sweeney Todd (Prog-Metal Version) at Landless Theatre Company. Danny Bertaux as Melchior in Spring Awakening at Red Branch Theatre Company. Paul Binotto as Nathan Detroit […]

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‘Avenue Q’ at Stillpointe Theatre Initiative

Avenue Q Gets an “A”! As a child, I was obsessed with Sesame Street. I often wax nostalgic, thinking about how the delightful and whimsical Muppets taught me my ABC’s and about the importance of friendship. Thirty years later, a different set of puppets on a different street “taught” me that “The Internet is for […]

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‘Where The Whangdoodle Sings’ at Generous Company at The Baltimore Theatre Project by Amanda Gunther

  Does your story matter? Will it be remembered and recorded in vivid Technicolor with all of the deep anguishing pains of its existence or will it be swallowed whole by the myth eaters and rearranged into a stronger, fluffier unimportant version of itself? Generous Company, in rotating residence at The Baltimore Theatre Project, presents […]

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(l to r) Hud (Terrence Pope) Suzannah (Zoe Kanter) Berger (Adam Cooley) Ronny (Ines Nassara) Sheila (Missy Wimbish) and Paul (Corey Hennessey). Photo by Britt Olsen-Ecker Photography.

‘Hair’ at StillPointe Theatre Initiative by Amanda Gunther

Black! White! Yellow! Red! Copulate in a king-sized bed! Peace! Love! Share! Give! See Hair at StillPointe Theatre Initiative! The revolutionary Tribal Love-Rock Musical, with Book and Lyrics by Gerome Ragni and James Rado, and Music by Galt MacDermot, takes to the stage at Strand Theater as an end of summer blaze of musical glory. Directed by Amanda […]

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