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Review: ‘Top Girls’ at Keegan Theatre

Only the indubitable Caryl Churchill could, in a play about a contemporary dysfunctional British family, give us an opening restaurant scene that includes the likes of: Dull Gret (a warrior peasant woman from Breughel’s famous painting), Pope Joan (the fictional woman who served as Pope for a few years during the Middle Ages), Lady Nijo […]

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DCMetroTheaterArts’ Best of 2016 #9: Best Performances and Ensembles in Plays in Professional Theaters in DC/MD/VA

DCMetroTheaterArts’ Best of 2016 #9: Best Performances in Musicals in Professional Theaters in DC, MD, and VA Are: Gassan Abbas in I Shall Not Hate at Mosaic Theater Company of DC. Lizzi Albert as Anne Boleyn in Anne of the Thousand Days at Chesapeake Shakespeare Company. Megan Anderson as Stella in A Streetcar Named Desire at Everyman Theatre. Megan Anderson […]

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‘Drunkle Vanya’ at LiveArtDC

When I arrived to see Drunkle Vanya last night, the first thing I did was order a vodka. I don’t typically drink before I review, but in this circumstance it seemed part of my job, since the show was being done by actors mingling among audience members downstairs at The Pinch bar in Columbia Heights […]

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Here Are The Recipients of This Year’s 2015 Helen Hayes Awards – in Order of Presentation With 2 Videos

 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 RED! Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Play-HELEN Production Bonita Brisker Seven Guitars No Rules Theatre Company Katy Carkuff One Man, Two Guvnors 1st Stage Maggie Erwin Failure: A Love Story […]

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‘Five Years of Monologue Madness: Reflections from Former Competitors’ By Rachael Murray

Monologue Madness—the DC acting competition modeled after college basketball’s March Madness—is celebrating its fifth anniversary this year. Local actor Edward Daniels started the event in 2011. He recalls his inspiration for the very first Monologue Madness: “I’d been working steadily as an actor in DC, figuring out all sorts of ways to make ends meet. […]

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‘The Wonderful World of Dissocia’ at Theater Alliance

If you like great acting and want to know what it must be like to be mentally ill and to suffer from Dissociative Identity Disorder, go see The Wonderful World of Dissocia, directed by Colin Hovde and Nathaniel Mendez, who facilitate great acting. Written by Scottish playwright Anthony Neilson, The Wonderful World of Dissocia was first produced at Glasgow’s Tron […]

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‘Monologue Madness’ Names its 32 Actors Competing on Championship Sunday 4/7/13

Here’s the list of this year’s Top 32 actors who will compete on Championship 2013 Sunday Sunday, April 7, 2013, 6pm-8pm The Miracle Theatre, Washington, DC John C. Bailey Katie Culligan Leslie Olabisi Chelsea Townsend Blair Bowers Jjana Valentiner Joel Snyder Shelby Sours Karina Hilleard Josh Sticklin Jordana Rosenfeld Whitney St. Ours AJ Calbert Karen Romero Emily Kester Shashone […]

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