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Review: ‘On the Town’ at Olney Theatre Center

D.C.–area audiences are notorious for their too-free-and-easy awarding of standing ovations. But last night’s prolonged, enthusiastic, standing, whooping, hollering, response to Olney Theatre’s presentation...

Interview: David Rohde Interviews Mezzo-Soprano Isabel Leonard

When Washington National Opera presents one of opera’s top examples of musical comedy next spring, it’s only fitting that the production will star a...

Review: ‘The New World’ at Bucks County Playhouse

A Thanksgiving musical? We can think of musicals that sometimes involve that observance, but an entire show about how the holiday evolved? Bucks County...

Report: ‘National Symphony Orchestra Season Opening Gala Performance’ Conducted by Maestro...

Listen up, DC! There is a new Maestro in town. Maestro Gianandrea Noseda, whose impressive resume ranks him as one of the world’s most...

Review: ‘Bernstein on Broadway’ at The Kennedy Center

It was a glorious evening for Leonard Bernstein and musical theater fans at The Kennedy Center. It was the exceptional, one-night-only opening to the...

Review: ‘On the Town’ at Gateway Playhouse

Smash hit On the Town has sailed into the Gateway Playhouse. Originally opening on Broadway in 1944, this popular musical is also quite well...

‘COME HEAR THE MUSIC PLAY:’ Memories of My Twenty Years as...

John Kander, Fred Ebb, and Richard Seff at a dinner honoring Harold Prince. Photo courtesy of Richard Seff. THE CURTAIN RISES. One of the properties for...

The Long View: ‘How ‘Romeo and Juliet’ was Re-written over 50...

Yes, Virginia -- and DC and Maryland also -- this West Side Story is Real. A Real Masterpiece. Even more, perhaps a Christmas miracle, in Shirlington...

Richard Seff Predicts The Tony Awards: Best Play and Musical and...

Many scribes have been offering opinions on who might win the Tony Awards this coming Sunday, June 7th, and for those of you who haven't...

DCMetroTheaterArts’ Best of 2014: Dance by Carolyn Kelemen and Rick Westerkamp

The Best Dance of 2014: Let’s hear it for the boys and other memories of sexy dancers This was the year for lust, passion, and...

‘Pippin’ is Playing at The National Theatre: A Chat with John...

“Double, double toil and trouble.” They tell things to Macbeth that startle, surprise, scare and inspire him. And he moves through the story of...

Broadway Royalty Returns to Broadway: A Chat with John Rubinstein on...

Actor, director, teacher, and composer John Rubinstein has taken on the role of King Charlemagne in the critically acclaimed Tony Award-winning revival of Pippin until...

Capital Fringe Review: ‘Bowen McCauley Dance presents: From the Ground Up’

What a great way to end DCMetroTheaterArts' 2013 Capital Fringe coverage by watching graceful and talented dancers from Bowen McCauley Dance perform two dance...

2013 Capital Fringe Show Preview: Bowen McCauley Dance ‘From the Ground...

Bowen McCauley Dance (BMD) presents From the Ground Up. From ancient Egypt to modern day Austria, BMD explores the environments’ influence on movement and movement...

2013 Capital Fringe Preview: ‘One Night in New York!’ by Alyssa...

New Musical to Appear at Capital Fringe Festival One Night in New York! cannot wait to make its world premiere at this year’s Capital Fringe...

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