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Review: ‘Love for Sale’ at the Huron Club at SoHo Playhouse

Now in its American premiere after performing in London and Edinburgh, Love for Sale takes us to Paris, 1934, for a “cabaret-play” woven around...

Review: ‘The Three Penny Opera’ at Spotlighters Theatre

Ever-willing to mount bold musicals with large casts you’d never expect to see in such an intimate, cozy space (remember last year’s gorgeous Evita?),...

Interview: Jennifer Childs and Monica Stephenson Bring Holiday Cheer to Philadelphia...

1812 Productions’ Producing Artistic Director and Co-Founder Jennifer Childs teamed up again with musician Monica Stephenson, a long-time friend and former colleague at the...

Review: ‘Andrea Marcovicci: A Gershwin Valentine’ at The RRazz Room

The miraculous Andrea Marcovicci briefly returned to Philadelphia. One of the grandest divas of cabaret, Ms. Marcovicci seemed to own the fabled Oak Room in...

Review: ‘Kabarett & Cabaret’ at The In Series

Like Liza Minnelli’s in Cabaret, the unforgettable image of Marlene Dietrich hovers over Kabarett & Cabaret, a production of the 2015-16 In Series at...

Review: ‘Alan Cumming Sings Sappy Songs’ at Strathmore

The sign in the Strathmore ticket booth said a lot about Alan Cumming’s appeal. “SHOW SOLD OUT!” it blared. An hour before the show, the place...

Review: ‘Lost in the Stars’ at Washington National Opera #2

One of the most powerful musical dramas of the 20th century has just opened at The Kennedy Center, home of the Washington National Opera, for...

Review: ‘Lost in the Stars’ at Washington National Opera

In the scorching, emotional and honest opera of man in search of redemption, the opera--Lost in the Stars, now playing as part of the Washington...

In the Moment: Adam Turner Conducts ‘La Boheme’ at the Virginia...

The major joy in writing this column comes from getting to know the up and coming creative artists in the DC area, especially since...

Barbara Cook’s Spotlight: Randy Graff at The Kennedy Center

Tony Award-winning (City of Angels) Broadway, concert, and cabaret artist Randy Graff dazzled the crowd Friday night at the Kennedy Center’s intimate Terrace Theater. Graff...

‘The Threepenny Opera’ at American University

American University’s new production of The Threepenny Opera is a stunning re-imagining of Bertolt Brecht’s classic work of “epic theatre.” Director Cara Gabriel, Scenic...

An Interview with Broadway Music Director Ted Sperling on ‘An Evening...

What better place to celebrate the life and work of Marvin Hamlisch than right here in Washington? But the reasons for An Evening with the...

An Interview with Richard Glazier, Host of ‘From Broadway to Hollywood,’...

If you want to call Richard Glazier a throwback, go right ahead. He loves it. For Glazier, there’s nothing better than sitting at a...

Washington Performing Arts Presents Ute Lemper Performing ‘Forever: The Love Poems...

Ute Lemper contains worlds, and moons, and each time she comes to Washington, she brings a different world, a different song with her. Lemper is...

The American Century Theater’s Jack Marshall On Closing TACT and His...

When The American Century Theater announced that next season was going to be their last, I knew I had to ask Artistic Director Jack Marshall...

Magic Time! ‘The Threepenny Opera’ at Signature Theatre

Signature Theatre’s new production of The Threepenny Opera—directed and choreographed with unerring cunning by Matthew Gardiner—is cringe-inducing, snarky, impudent, and jarring. Everything it’s meant...

‘The Threepenny Opera’ at Signature Theatre

Stepping into the Signature Theatre’s MAX Theatre, you immediately realize that you are standing on a giant, weathered Union Jack—transported, perhaps a bit uneasily...

Michael Feinstein at The Music Center at Strathmore by Keith Tittermary

On July 11, 1937, the young 38 year old George Gershwin died of a brain tumor, but before his untimely passing, he had approximately...

Signature Theatre Announces its 2013-2014 Season: 6 Musicals & 2 Plays

Signature Theatre Announced its 2013-2014 Season: MISS SAIGON August 15, 2013 - September 22, 2013 Directed by Eric Schaeffer. Created by the acclaimed writers of Les Misérables, this modern, rock-infused...

REMEMBERING JOEL MARKOWITZ