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Review: ‘A Visit From Scarface’ at Greenbelt Arts Center

e’ve all been between the proverbial “rock and a hard place.” That’s exactly where fictional famous Hollywood writer Ben Hecht found himself in, in the comedy A Visit from Scarface, now playing at Greenbelt Arts Center (GAC). As Directed by Keith Brown, A Visit from Scarface by V. Cate and Duke Ernsberger, was a jolly trip […]

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Review: ‘The Mousetrap’ at Prince George’s Little Theatre

The Mousetrap Weaves a Tangled Patchwork of Suspense The Mousetrap, now playing at Bowie Playhouse and produced by Prince George’s Little Theatre, is a purist’s take on late mystery writer Agatha Christie’s classic play, which has run continuously since 1952. (Hollywood director Quentin Tarantino recently borrowed its suspects-in-a-room conceit in The Hateful Eight.) While Christie has […]

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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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‘Once Upon a Mattress’ at Prince George’s Little Theatre

Prince George’s Little Theatre’s production of Once Upon a Mattress is a playful, musical comedy for all generations. With music by Mary Rodgers, lyrics by Marshall Barer, and book by Jay Thompson, Dean Fuller, and Marshall Barer, PGLT’s show is directed by Frank Pasqualino and produced by Jenna Jones Paradis. The premise is simple, the King […]

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‘Kiss Me, Kate’ at 2nd Star Productions

As the weather turns sultry, Baltimore theater goers with an appreciation for irony should make it a point not to miss 2nd Star Productions current show, Kiss Me, Kate, the Tony Award-winning musical comedy, with music and lyrics by Cole Porter, and book by Samuel and Bella Spewack. Here the lives of the actors start to mirror […]

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‘Suite Surrender’ at Prince George’s Little Theatre

Prince George’s Little Theatre‘s Suite Surrender is full of sweet surprises. Written by Michael McKeever, directed by John Degnan, and produced by Malia Murray, it is a laugh-fest from beginning to end. The year is 1942, the location is the Palm Beach Royale Hotel, and the two biggest starlets of Hollywood are vying for the same suite. […]

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‘A Shot in the Dark’ at Prince George’s Little Theatre

Prince George’s Little Theatre’s A Shot in the Dark, adapted by Harry Kurnitz from the French play L’ldiote by Marcel Achard is a French farce that is dialogue-driven and reliant on comedic timing. Set in Paris, France in 1962, the action takes place in the chamber of an Examining Magistrate’s office. Director Keith Brown’s set design […]

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The Best of 2012: Part 9: ‘Solo Performances, Children’s/Young Adult, Directors, Performances & Special Award

 BEST SOLO PERFORMANCES Joe Brack in My Princess Bride at DC Capital Fringe Festival. Alex Brightman in How I Paid for College at The Hub Theatre. Mike Daisey in The Agony and The Ecstasy Of Steve Jobs at Woolly Mammoth Theatre Company. Kathryn Kelley in The Belle of Amherst at Bay Theatre Company. Jason Lott in Wonderful Life […]

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Ann Lowe on Directing Prince George’s Little Theatre’s ‘Moon Over Buffalo’ by Teresa McCormick Ertel

Prince George’s Little Theatre is in production for Ken Ludwig’s Moon Over Buffalo, which is a hilarious farce/comedy that takes the audience into the world of a theater company. It’s being produced by area veteran William Powell Jr., who has teamed up with Director Ann Lowe. Here, Ann gives us a peek into her process. The duo’s […]

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