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Review: ‘Sweeney Todd’ at Shenandoah Summer Music Theatre

  In an interestingly unusual choice for the typical light-hearted summer stock musicals at Shenandoah Summer Music Theatre, Sweeney Todd is an exceptional production with strong performances and crisp, exceedingly clever directorial choices. Brilliantly directed and choreographed by Edward Carignan, with impeccable music direction from Thomas Albert, Sweeney Todd is a fantastic production. Set in Victorian era London with […]

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Review: ‘The Way We Were’ at The Gay Men’s Chorus of Washington, DC

Yesterday, I was privileged to see the Gay Men’s Chorus of Washington, DC’s extremely intimate, engaging and musically creative concert of songs entitled The Way We Were. This stimulating and captivating concert showcased the acclaimed Potomac Fever acapella group as well as the popular and larger Rock Creek Singers group. Having heard these two fine groups […]

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‘Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street” at Walt Whitman High School

Whitman Drama’s Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street (school edition) is a superb production that demonstrates the strength and ambition of the Whitman High School Theatre program. An enormous production, with complex dance and choreography, and musical numbers that are executed perfectly while actors are running up and down the professional level set. This […]

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Meet the Cast of Laurel Mill Playhouse’s ‘Sweeney Todd’ Part 3: Kay-Megan Washington

In Part 3 of a series of interviews with the director and cast of Laurel Mill Playhouse’s Sweeney Todd, meet Kay-Megan Washington. Joel: Please introduce yourself and tell our readers where they may have seen you on local stages before and what shows you and roles you have appeared in and played. Kay: I’m Kay-Megan Washington. Recent roles have […]

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Melissa Errico at The Barns at Wolf Trap by Tiffany Draut

Melissa Errico, star of stage and screen, brought her fantastic cabaret act Melissa Errico: A Passion for Broadway to the Barns at Wolf Trap Saturday night, November 9, 2013 to the delight of the entire audience. Melissa Errico is a Tony-nominated Broadway actress who has starred in multiple Broadway shows and recorded on various albums, including […]

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 YAA Student Eitan Mazia singing "Javert's Suicide" from 'Les Misèrables.' Photo by Tiffany Krieger.

‘MARTYRS’ at Young Artists of America by Peter Grimm

Young Artists of America (“YAA”) performed the concert MARTYRS this past Friday and Saturday nights at the new, state of the art Performing Arts Center at the Sandy Spring Friends School, in Sandy Spring, Maryland. The concert featured 30 singers and more then 50 young instrumentalists. It was a combination of musical theater and opera, with […]

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