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DCMetroTheaterArts’ Best of 2016 #13: Best Direction and Musical Direction in Musicals and Best Direction of Plays in Community Theatres in DC/MD/VA

The staff of DCMetroTheaterArts Best Direction and Musical Direction in Musicals and Best Direction of Plays of 2016 in Community Theatres in DC/VA/MD Are: BEST DIRECTION AND MUSICAL DIRECTION IN MUSICALS IN COMMUNITY THEATRES IN 2016 IN DC/MD/VA ARE: Director Kevin Sockwell and Musical Director Arielle Bayer for A Grand Night for Singing at Montgomery Playhouse and […]

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Review: ‘Evita’ at the Audrey Herman Spotlighters Theatre

A Touch of Star Quality at Spotlighters Evita opened to a sold-out house on Friday night at Audrey Herman Spotlighters Theatre. Fans of the popular Tim Rice/Andrew Lloyd Webber collaboration can thank Director Fuzz Roark for bringing this seven-time Tony Award-winning musical to Baltimore for the first time in over a decade. Evita chronicles the […]

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‘Zombie Prom’ at Spotlighters Theatre

This musical comedy goes nuclear! Zombie Prom, with Music by Dana P. Rowe, and Book and Lyrics by John Dempsey, currently stalking the underground stage of Spotlighters in Baltimore, is a howl that combines teen hormones, comedy, great music, hysterical lyrics, an amazing cast, and buckets of nuclear waste to create an explosively funny show. Expertly directed […]

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‘Jekyll & Hyde’ at Spotlighters Theatre

Frank Wildhorn and Leslie Bercusse’s Jekyll & Hyde on stage at Spotlighters Theatre in Baltimore is a close-up look at one man’s self-destruction. Despite a book that lacks depth and, sometimes, a clear narrative thread, this production is beautifully staged and directed by Fuzz Roark and worth far more than the ticket price. The Broadway […]

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‘Curtains’ at Silhouette Stages

Putting on a musical is the most fulfilling thing a person can do, and the people of Silhouette Stages provide a thoroughly fulfilling experience for theatergoers in Howard County with their production of Curtains. Directed by Conni Ross and Debbie Mobley with Musical Direction by Michael Tan, it is the finest production the company has […]

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Tasty Tidings Part 3: An Interview with Shani Hadjian on Spotlighters’ ‘Five Course Love’

There’s even more trouble in the kitchen! What with Barbie needing a man named Ken, Sofia having an affair with Gino, and Rosalinda being caught in a three-way love triangle! Continuing the Tasty Tidings interview series, actor Shani Hadjian has joined us for her inside scoop on the new musical at Spotlighters Theatre – Five Course Love. […]

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Tasty Tidings Part 1: An Interview with Fuzz Roark and Michael Tan on Spotlighters’ ‘Five Course Love’

There’s trouble in the kitchen! Five courses of fabulousness are being served up at The Audrey Herman Spotlighters Theatre in Baltimore as they bring the regional premier of the new comical and delightful musical Five Course Love. This fancy free new musical embarks on the quest of looking for love…in all the wrong places! Follow […]

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‘Five Course Love’ at Spotlighters Theatre

There’s trouble in the kitchen! Of course there’s bound to be trouble when you mix romance and restaurants, but audiences across Baltimore never knew trouble could taste this delectable to their comic pallet! The Audrey Herman Spotlighters Theatre is serving up a healthy heaping of hilarity in this regional premier of Five Course Love. With […]

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THE BEST OF 2013: ‘Favorite Musical Direction and Choreography′ by The Staff of DCMetroTheaterArts

Here are the choices for our Favorite Music Direction and Choreography of 2013 by the staff of DCMetroTheaterArts. Congrats to our honorees and to every Musical Director and Choreographer who worked on our local stages in 2013. Please leave your list of designers and their work you would like to personally honor in the COMMENT BOX. […]

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Spotlighters Theatre’s Young Actors Academy Production of Shakespeare’s ‘As You Like It’ by Amanda Gunther

Fleet the time carelessly as they did in the golden world. Or better yet, spend it checking out the Spotlighters Theatre‘s Young Actors Academy Production of Shakespeare’s As You Like It. Directed by Janel Miley and Jonas Grey, this comedy of mistaken identities and classic Bard confusion comes to light with some talented youth performers. […]

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(l to r) Jerry (Dean Allen Davis) Malcolm,(Matthew Acquard), and Dave (Micah Chalmer). Photo by Steven Tyler.

‘The Full Monty’ at Silhouette Stages by Amanda Gunther

Buffalo men go all the way! First they gave us the Buffalo wing and now they’re giving us the whole thing over at Silhouette Stages with their spring production of The Full Monty, written by Terrence McNally with music and lyrics by David Yazbek. Directed by Conni Ross and Debbie Mobley, with Musical Direction by Michael Tan, […]

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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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