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‘Urinetown’ at Act Two @ Levine’s Pre-Professional Program

Do you suppose composer Mark Hollamann and writer Greg Kotis got the loo-dicrous idea for Urinetown while waiting in line for the facilities during intermission at the theater? The campy, satirical musical, which clinched Tony Awards in 2002 for Best Book and Best Score, depicts a society where corrupt, avaricious, vicious corporate types and politicians […]

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Composer Jason Robert Brown on ‘Songs for a New World’ on 3/15-16 at Young Artists of America and His Cabaret “I Could Be In Love with Someone Like You” on 3/17 at Red Branch Theatre Company

Composer Jason Robert Brown will be coming to Potomac, MD and to Columbia, MD next weekend to conduct and perform Songs for a New World with talented young singers and musicians at Young Artists of America at Winston Churchill High School on Saturday and Sunday March 15th and 16th, and then will head off to […]

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‘La Vie En Rose’ at the In Series by Jessica Vaughan

The In Series travels to France for a weekend of performances of the very special La Vie En Rose, a program of French chansons, or secular, lyrical songs, sung by a cadre of talented, local opera stars, accompanied by members of The Washington National Ballet Studio Company. Artistic Director Carla Hübner along with Washington National […]

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‘Bad Dates’ at Bay Theatre Company by Amanda Gunther

Maybe thunderstorms really are a gift of The Buddha. Maybe owning too many pairs of shoes isn’t really such a bad thing. And maybe going out to see Bay Theatre Company’s production of Bad Dates is an excellent idea. In fact, not maybe, it is an excellent idea. In their first production since the company’s […]

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‘International Guitar Night’ Featuring: Brian Gore, Italy’s Pino Forastiere, Mike Dawes from England, and Quique Sinesi from Argentina at The Barns at Wolf Trap by Francine Schwartz

The Barns at Wolf Trap had a full house on Thursday nightt, bringing 2014’s International Guitar Night for a return engagement. This year’s tour featured Brian Gore from Santa Cruz, Italy’s Pino Forastiere, England’s Mike Dawes from England, and Argentina’s Quique Sinesi. First to take the stage was Brian Gore, who actually created the concept of […]

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An Interview with Singer/Songwriter Margot MacDonald by Marlene Hall

Margot MacDonald is an acclaimed loop pedal vocalist and songwriter based in DC who recently celebrated the release of her fourth album, Canvas. She is in excellent company with loop pedal vocalists Imogene Heap and Grimes. She recently performed at The Kennedy Center’s Millennium Stage with Justin Trawick’s The Nine  (Watch it here) and at The Black Cat.   […]

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They’re Back! Bay Theatre Company’s ‘Bad Dates’ Opening 1/10/14 at Chesapeake Arts Center’s Studio 194 Theatre by Janet Luby

After closing Bay Theatre Company’s West Street Annapolis location last spring and responding to fans demanding a staged production following a November 4th beyond capacity ‘Wine and Words‘ at Chesapeake Arts Center, Bay’s Co-Founder and Artistic Director Janet Luby brings the One-Woman show Bad Dates, directed by Richard Pilcher.   Playwright Theresa Rebeck’s Bad Dates […]

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THE BEST OF 2013: ‘Favorite Plays of 2013′ by The Staff of DCMetroTheaterArts

It’s that time of the year when everyone makes their list of favorites, and the staff of DCMetroTheaterArts, after seeing hundreds of professional, community, children’s, university, and high school productions, have selected their favorites of 2013. For the next week, we will be posting a new category every day with our list of our honorees. […]

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‘Holiday Follies’ at Signature Theatre by Derek Mong

Who needs the star atop the Christmas tree when you can have three stars center-stage? (Company), Austin Colby (Crossing and Spin) and Maria Egler (Crossing) commanded the stage at the ARK at the Signature Theatre on Tuesday night, delivering a cabaret-style holiday performance that—true to its name—decked the halls and ‘fa la la la-ed’ into our […]

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