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Here are the 2017 Barrymore Awards Nominations

The nominations for the Barrymore Awards for Excellence in Theatre for the 2016-17 season have been announced by Theatre Philadelphia. A total of 23 companies were recognized across 27 categories. 22 of the categories are determined by a group of 60 nominators and 12 judges, all theatre professionals. Five special awards (F. Otto Haas Award for an Emerging […]

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DCMetroTheaterArts’ Best of 2016 #14: Best Design in Professional and Community Theaters in DC/VA/MD

DCMetroTheaterArts’ Best of 2016 #14: Best Design in Professional and Community Theaters in DC/VA/MD Are: John Alexander for his lighting for Blackberry Winter at Forum Theatre. John Alexander for his lighting for Black Nativity at Theater Alliance. Brian Allard for his lighting for Sleeping Beauty at Synetic Theater. Clint Allen for his projections for Angels in America Part 1: Millennium Approaches: […]

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DCMetroTheaterArts’ Best of 2016 #10: Best Direction in Musicals in Professional Theatres in DC/MD/VA

Here are the DCMetroTheaterArts Staff’s honorees for Best Direction of Musicals in Professional Theaters in 2016. Congrats to all our honorees: David James for A Christmas Carol at Toby’s The Dinner Theatre of Columbia. Matt Lenz for A Christmas Story: The Musical at The Hippodrome Theatre. Pierre-Jacques Brault A Christmas Story: The Musical at Riverside Center for the Performing Arts. […]

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DCMetroTheaterArts’ Best of 2016 #7: Best Performances and Ensembles in Musicals in Professional Theaters in DC/MD/VA

Here is the staff of DCMetroTheaterArts’ Best of 2016 #7: Best Performances in Musicals in Professional Theaters in DC/MD/VA: Scean Aaron as Riff Raff in The Rocky Horror Show at Iron Crow Theatre. Scott Ward Abernethy as Doctor Madden in Next to Normal at The Keegan Theatre. Nicklas Aliff as Caldwell B. Cladwell in Urinetown at Constellation Theatre Company. […]

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DCMetroTheaterArts’ Best of 2015 #22: High School and Training Programs

The staff of DCMetroTheaterArts is honored to announce that their 2014 Best Performances in High School and Training Programs go to: HIGH SCHOOL PRODUCTIONS: The Addams Family at West Potomac High School. American Idiot at Beyond the Page Theatre Company at West Potomac High School. Big Fish at McLean High School’s Theatre Company. Dani Girl at James […]

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DCMetroTheaterArts’ Best of 2015 #3: Best Musicals in Community Theatres

The staff of DCMetroTheaterArts is honored to announce that their 2015 Best Musicals at Community Theatres honorees are: Altar Boyz at Audrey Herman Spotlighters Theatre. Avenue Q at Other Voices Theatre. The Best Little Whorehouse in Texas at Rockville Musical Theatre. Bring It On at Drama Learning Center. Bye Bye Birdie at Mount Vernon Community Children’s Theatre. […]

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DCMTA Scene Stealers-Week Ending March 31, 2015 Part 2

Here is Part 2 of DCMetroTheaterArts’ Scene Stealers ending March 31, 2015. Congrats to our honorees! ______ Charles Edwards as Charles in a Ghostly Encounter he National Theatre “Not even Angela Lansbury as Madame Arcati could eclipse the comical predicament in which character Charles Condomine found himself in Blithe Spirit. British actor Charles Edwards refused […]

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The 15th Annual 2014 WATCH AWARDS Nominations Announced

THE WATCH AWARDS Nominations Announced January 18, 2015 – 7:30 pm at The Birchmere, Alexandria, VA Award Ceremony Sunday, March 8, 2015 – 7:00 pm at The Birchmere, Alexandria, VA Award Ceremony Tickets $17.50 at the Birchmere Box Office or through Ticketmaster (plus service charge) 111 productions (34 musicals, 77 plays) were adjudicated in 2014. Thirty-one community […]

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DCMetroTheaterArts’ Best of 2014: Best Directors/Musical Directors in a Musical in Community Theatres

Hans Bachmann for La Cage aux Folles at McLean Community Players  Musical Director: John Edward Niles ______ Homero Bayarena for Les Misérables at Glyndon Area Players Musical Director: Matt Hartman ______ Rich Bird for You’re a Good Man, Charlie Brown at Reston Community Players Musical Director: Mark V. Deal ______ Zina Bleck for Spamalot at Zemfira Stage Musical Director: Annette Fakoury _____ Stephanie Bonte-Lebair for My Fair […]

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DCMetroTheaterArts: Best of 2014: Best Performances in a Musical in Professional Theatres

The staff of DCMetroTheaterArts is honored to announce that their 2014 Best Performances in Musicals in Professional Theatres honors go to:  Best Actor in a Musical Danny Bertaux as Agis in Triumph of Love at Red Branch Theatre Company Kurt Boehm as Jamie in The Last Five Years at Red Branch Theatre Company Zach Brewster-Geisz as Marty […]

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‘Monty Python’s Spamalot’ at Zemfira Stage

The inner friskiness of the 20-member cast, many making their Zemfira Stage debuts, took over after intermission, to make the opening night of Monty Python’s Spamalot ultimately a lively evening of daft musical comedy. Once jitters were disposed, the large ensemble and lead cast members lived in their moment to give the audience a cheery, cheeky, […]

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‘Spamalot’ at Shenandoah Summer Music Theatre

Summer Silliness: Shenandoah Summer Music Theatre Invites you to Spamalot What happens in Camelot stays in Camelot…and you really want to be there for the hijinks, the chaos, and the fun! Shenandoah Summer Music Theatre opened a top-notch, sparkling, and silly Spamalot in Winchester last night. This production runs through July 6th – and is […]

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Part 6 of ‘Monty Python’s ‘Spamalot’ at Toby’s: The Series of Interviews That Goes On and On’: Actors Larry Munsey and Jeffrey Shankle

Galloping into the home stretch with the grail in sight is Arthur, King of the Britains, astride his trusty steed Patsy! In the final segment of the six-piece interview series that “…goes on and on and on…” I sit down with Toby’s veterans Lawrence B. Munsey and Jeffrey Shankle to hear their experiences in Camelot, […]

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Part 5 of ‘Monty Python’s Spamalot at Toby’s: The Series of Interviews That Goes On and On’: Actress Priscilla Cuellar (Lady of the Lake)

Whatever happened to her part? This series has gone on long enough without mentioning the stunning singing sensation The Lady of the Lake! It’s a tough life being a watery tart who hands out swords and guides Kings on their epic grail-hunting quests, and here to tell us all about exactly how that life goes […]

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Part 4 of ‘Monty Python’s Spamalot at Toby’s: The Series of Interviews That Goes On and On’: David James (Herbert) and David Jennings (Lancelot)

His name is Lancelot! He likes to dance a lot! Journey along into part four of the Interview Series that Goes On and On and On as I sit down with David C. Jennings, playing four major characters in Toby’s Dinner Theatre of Columbia’s production of Spamalot. With his trusty stage partner David James along […]

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Part 3 of ‘Monty Python’s Spamalot at Toby’s: The Series of Interviews That Goes On and On’: Actor Nick Lehan (Sir Galahad) by Amanda Gunther

Tally-ho! Onward we go, questing through a very dark and expensive forest to meet the next knight in this interview series, Sir Galahad, played by the handsomely dashing and rather talented Nick Lehan. Jumping right into the thick of things, this marks the halfway point in the Grail series—a quest to learn the ins and outs […]

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Part 2 of ‘Monty Python’s Spamalot at Toby’s: The Series of Interviews That Goes On and On’: Actor Darren McDonnell by Amanda Gunther

This is the interview series that goes like this. In Part II, I sat down with the boldest, most courageous, most daring knight of them all: Sir Robin, the not-so-brave-as Sir Lancelot—played by Toby’s veteran Darren McDonnell— who slew the vicious chicken of Bristol and who personally wet himself at the Battle of Badon Hill! […]

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