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Review: ‘Ragtime’ at Ford’s Theatre

Glorious! Dazzling! Verve! Bursting at the seams with voices and stories of America’s humanity and originating dreams. These are the words I felt as Ragtime, now at Ford’s Theatre, unfolded before me. And it all began with the show’s opening; a full-company production number in which 24 voices, 48 feet, nine musicians, and an upright […]

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Review: ‘Sweeney Todd’ at Olney Theatre Center

Revenge is sweet as pie in Olney Theatre Center’s Sweeney Todd. Director Jason Loewith serves up a grisly production of Stephen Sondheim’s 1979 Tony Award-winning musical that captures the essence of Sondheim’s genius creation with a stellar cast and creative team. Indeed, this production is a “team” affair. From the flawless ensemble that moves and sings in […]

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Review: ‘The Little Mermaid’ at Imagination Stage

Imagination Stage, in collaboration with The Washington Ballet, presents the world premiere of The Little Mermaid. This creative partnership follows the highly acclaimed award-winning production The Lion, The Witch, & the Wardrobe (2012), and like the former, fuses music,  theatre, dance, and puppetry to create a thrilling and expressive performance. Adapted from Hans Christian Anderson’s classic, […]

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(L to R:) Jasmin Danielle Johnson (Amelia) and Julia Krebs Patterson (Nellie) in Imagination Stage's January 2012 production of 'Mouse on the Move.' Photo by Blake Echols.

‘Mouse on the Move’ at Imagination Stage by Julia L. Exline

Imagination Stage presents Mouse on the Move as part of their “My First Imagination Stage – Early Childhood” program, providing interactive and educational shows for children ages 1-5. This production features two adventurous mice who enlist help from the young audience on their voyage to the moon! Set Designer Milagros Ponce de Leon paints colorful […]

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The Witch (Gillian Shelly) celebrates Rapunzel's (Felicia Curry) birthday in 'Rapunzel.' Photo by Scott Suchman.

‘Rapunzel’ at Imagination Stage by Julia L. Exline

Imagination Stage presents Rapunzel, a musical fairytale adventure, with Book and Lyrics by David Crane and Marta Kauffman, and Music by Michael Skloff. Director Kathryn Chase Bryer gives a unique spin on the beloved story through the use of music, dance, and subtle plot tweaks while also celebrating its true spirit, striking a favorable balance between […]

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