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Review: ‘Hairspray, Jr.’ at Ovations Theatre

Ovations Theatre hits another one out of the park with their production of Hairspray, Jr. performed entirely by 3rd through 9th graders. With a book by Marc O’Donnell and Thomas Meehan, music my Marc Shaiman and lyrics by Scott Whitman and Marc Shaiman, Hairspray tells the story of Tracy Turnblad’s desire to dance on The […]

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‘A Christmas Carol’ at Lazy Susan Dinner Theatre by Julia L. Exline

When Christmastime comes around, there is one standout show that pops up all over town: Charles Dickens’ A Christmas Carol. A theatre and audience favorite, this production is re-imagined countless times, with each venue bringing its own unique qualities to the classic. However, with so many choices, which performance should you pick? Director Joseph Wallen adapts […]

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Today at 2 pm: ‘Miracle on 34th Street’ at Montgomery Playhouse & 11 AM ‘Arkansaw Bear’

                                                     PRESENT TWO FAMILY SHOWS FOR THE HOLIDAY SEASON:   Adapted by George Seaton. Based on the story by Valentine Davies -DC Metro Theater Arts NOVEMBER 30 – DECEMBER 16 -DC Metro Theater Arts DECEMBER 1 – 23 Fridays and Saturdays at 8:00pm Sunday, Dec 16th matinee at 2:00pm Sat & Sun matinees only – 11:00am […]

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Nnenna Freelon at The KC Jazz Club at The Kennedy Center by Francine Schwartz

The KC Jazz Club featured Nnenna Freelon in their cabaret style venue last night. Those of you who attended the Thelonius Monk Competion in September, also at The Kennedy Center, surely recall her stunning vocal style, as well as her bodacious charm. She was accompanied by bassist John Brown, drummer Adonis Rose, and pianist Brandon McCune. Encouraging the audience […]

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