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Review: ‘The Pajama Game’ at Arena Stage

The Pajama Game is a classic, a Broadway mega-hit with themes and tunes as timely as today’s news. The show is currently a wonderfully realized,...

DCMetroTheaterArts’ Best of 2016 #14: Best Design in Professional and Community...

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...

Review: ‘Carousel’ at Arena Stage

Life happens. Rodgers and Hammerstein’s, Carousel, is a timeless interlude that explores the human spirit’s indomitable will to go forward no matter life’s circumstances....

Magic Time! A Look at Signature Theatre’s Stunning ‘West Side Story’

Signature Theatre’s production of West Side Story is every bit as eye-filling and ear-thrilling as any lover of this great American musical could wish. On...

‘West Side Story’ at Signature Theatre (Review)

Fabulous! Potent! Forceful! Tender! Let yourself fall in love again or for the first time with West Side Story. From the first note of the orchestra’s...

‘Oliver!’ at Arena Stage

From its opening number, Arena Stage’s innovative new production of Lionel Bart’s Oliver! is bursting with excitement and emotion. Director Molly Smith has stripped...

Here Are The Recipients of This Year’s 2015 Helen Hayes Awards...

 Here are the recipients of the 2015 Helen Hayes Awards  in the order they were announced tonight at The Lincoln Theatre.   THE RECIPIENTS ARE IN...

‘Fiddler on the Roof’ at Arena Stage at The Mead Center...

Fiddler on the Roof remains a musical theater audience pleaser, as it has been for five decades. The Arena Stage production is handsome and solid....

‘Yakety Yak’: Part 3: Jay Adriel on ‘Smokey Joe’s Café’ at...

In Part Three of our series of interviews with the cast of Arena Stage’s Café, meet Jay Adriel. Joel:  Why did you want to be a part...

‘Yakety Yak’: Part 2: Austin Colby on ‘Smokey Joe’s Café’ at...

In Part Two of our series of interviews with the cast of Arena Stage’s Smokey Joe’s Café, meet Austin Colby.  Joel: Why did you want to be a...

“Yakety Yak”: Part 1: Kara-Tameika Watkins on ‘Smokey Joe’s Café’ at...

In Part One of our series of interviews with the cast of Arena Stage's Smokey Joe's Café, meet Kara-Tameika Watkins.  Why did you want to be a part...

‘Smokey Joe’s Café – The Songs of Leiber and Stoller’ at...

Arena Stage is raising the roof with a rollicking journey through the golden age of rock, rhythm, and blues with Smokey Joe’s Café –...

Here’s the List of Honorees of DCMetroTheaterArts’ Best Scene Stealers of...

Here are the 2012-2013 Scene Stealers honorees selected by the staff of DCMetroTheaterArts. Congrats to all of you on your fine Scene Stealing performances. ____ *Kevin...

Favorite ‘Scene Stealers’ of the 2012-2013 DC Area Theater Season: Part...

There were many wonderful Scene Stealing moments on DC Metro Area stages in our professional, community, children’s, and university theaters during the past theater season (August 1,...

The Best of 2012: Part 10: Designers, Cabarets & Concerts,...

Here are DCMetroTheaterArts writers' choices for their favorites designs of production in the the DC Metro Area in 2012. I always felt that...

The Best of 2012: Part 9: ‘Solo Performances, Children’s/Young Adult, Directors,...

 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...

The Best of 2012: Part 8: ‘Best Director of a Play...

Here are our choices for Best Director of a Play and Best Actor and Actress of a Play in 2012. Feel free to leave...

The Best of 2012: Part 7: ‘Best Play’ and ‘Best Actor’...

Here are the writers of DCMetroTheaterArts' choices for Best Plays of 2012 and Best Performances by an Actor and Actress in a Play in...

The Best of 2012: Part 6: ‘Best Ensemble of a Play’...

Here's our favorite Ensembles from plays and musicals in 2012 on DC Metro Area stages. Congrats to everyone on these lists and to everyone...

The Best of 2012: Part 5: ‘Best Director, Best Musical Direction,...

For the next week we will be posting lists of our favorites of 2012 in several categories. These lists reflect the opinions of members...

REMEMBERING JOEL MARKOWITZ