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Review: ‘Aida’ at Reston Community Players

Aida bursts onto the Reston Community Players’ stage in an explosion of color and sound. With music by Elton John and lyrics by Tim Rice, this show, directed here by Andrew JM Regiec, seems almost too timely despite having been written over a decade ago. Aida, whose book was penned by Linda Woolverton, Robert Falls, […]

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Best of 2016 #15: Best Performances in Plays in Community Theatres in DC/MD/VA

DCMetroTheaterArts’ Best of 2016 #15: Best Performances in Plays and Ensembles in Community Theaters in DC/MD/VA Area Area Mark T. Allen as John Barrymore in I Hate Hamlet at Laurel Mill Playhouse. Lisa Anne Bailey as Maria Callas in Master Class at Reston Community Players. Debbie Barber-Eaton as Martha in Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf?  at Colonial […]

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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 #13: Best Direction and Musical Direction in Musicals and Best Direction of Plays in Community Theatres in DC/MD/VA

The staff of DCMetroTheaterArts Best Direction and Musical Direction in Musicals and Best Direction of Plays of 2016 in Community Theatres in DC/VA/MD Are: BEST DIRECTION AND MUSICAL DIRECTION IN MUSICALS IN COMMUNITY THEATRES IN 2016 IN DC/MD/VA ARE: Director Kevin Sockwell and Musical Director Arielle Bayer for A Grand Night for Singing at Montgomery Playhouse and […]

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DCMetroTheaterArts’ Best of 2016 #8: Best Performances and Ensembles in Musicals in Community Theaters in DC/MD/VA

DCMetroTheaterArts’ Best of 2016 #8: Best Performances in Musicals in Community Theaters in DC/MD/VA Area: Lauren Alberg as Lucille Frank and Tommy Eyes as Leo Frank in Parade at Drama Learning Center. Gabrielle Amaro as Olive Ostrovsky in in The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee at Arts Collective@HCC. Michael Baker as Fagin in Oliver! at The Sterling Playmakers. Alan Barnett […]

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DCMetroTheaterArts’ Best of 2016 #5: Best Plays In Community Theaters in DC/MD/VA

DCMetroTheaterArts’ Best of 2016 #5: Best Plays In Community Theaters. And the honorees are: Almost Maine at Providence Players of Fairfax. All My Sons at Vagabond Players. Amadeus at Providence Players of Fairfax. A Christmas Carol at The Little Theatre of Alexandria. Bad Jews at Greenbelt Arts Center. Best Christmas Pageant Ever at Providence Players of […]

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DCMetroTheaterArts’ Best of 2016 #2: Best Musicals In Community Theaters in DC/MD/VA

Here are The staff of DCMetroTheaterArts’ Best Plays of 2016 in Community Theaters. Congrats to all the honorees. A Grand Night for Singing at Montgomery Playhouse and Arts on the Green. Anything Goes at Other Voices Theatre. Assassins at the Laurel Mill Playhouse. Avenue Q at Vagabond Players. Babes in Arms at The FrederickTowne Players. Bat […]

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Reston Community Players Presents ‘Our Town’ April 22-May 7th

Reston Community Players Presents: OUR TOWN By Thornton Wilder To close their 49th season, Reston Community Players presents the classic drama, OUR TOWN, recipient of the Pulitzer Prize for Drama, by Thornton Wilder from April 22- May 7, 2016. Our Town will transport you to a place of secret wishes and disappointments; loves and losses–where the […]

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The 2015/16th Annual WATCH AWARD WINNERS

Announcement of Nominations 16th Annual Washington Area Theatre Community Honors THE WATCH AWARDS Winners Were Announced on Sunday, March 6. 2016  at The Birchmere, in Alexandria, VA WINNERS ARE IN BLUE __ Outstanding Sound Design in a Musical (5)  Kevin Garrett – Chess – Kensington Arts Theatre  Drew Moberley – Little Shop of Horrors – […]

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Here Are The 16th Annual/2015/WATCH AWARD WINNERS

Announcement of Nominations 16th Annual Washington Area Theatre Community Honors THE WATCH AWARDS Winners Were Announced on Sunday, March 6. 2016  at The Birchmere, in Alexandria, VA WINNERS ARE IN BLUE __ Outstanding Sound Design in a Musical (5)  Kevin Garrett – Chess – Kensington Arts Theatre  Drew Moberley – Little Shop of Horrors – […]

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This Sunday, 3/6@7PM: 2015 WATCH AWARD Winners Announced: Here are the 2015 WATCH AWARD NOMINATIONS

This Sunday, March 6th at 7 PM The WATCH AWARDS CEREMONY. Visit DCMTA to see the winners as they are being announced. _____ Announcement of Nominations: 16th Annual Washington Area Theatre Community Honors THE WATCH AWARDS Nominations Were Announced January 17, 2015 – 7:30 pm  at The Birchmere, Alexandria, VA __ Nominations for Outstanding Technical […]

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Review: ‘Mary Poppins’ at Reston Community Players

Mary Poppins Flies Into Reston CenterStage For A Supercalifragilisticexpialidocious Treat Reston Community Players’ production of Mary Poppins is a supercalifragilisticexpialidocious treat for the entire family. With spectacular sets, an enthusiastic cast, and a spoonful of sugar, Mary Poppins offers a new take on the beloved movie musical. This Broadway hit is based on the 1964 […]

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Meet the Cast of Reston Communty Players’ ‘Master Class’: Part 5: Richard Durkin

Here is Part 5 of a series of interviews with the director, producer, and cast of Reston Community Players’ production of Terrence McNally’s Master Class. Meet Richard Durkin. Maria Callas, one of the most famous opera divas of all time, is teaching a master class in front of a live audience at Reston Community Center’s CenterStage from […]

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Here are the 2015 WATCH AWARD NOMINATIONS

Announcement of Nominations 16th Annual Washington Area Theatre Community Honors THE WATCH AWARDS Nominations Were Announced January 17, 2015 – 7:30 pm  at The Birchmere, Alexandria, VA __ Nominations for Outstanding Technical Achievements. Outstanding Set Design in a Musical (5)  Bill Brown – Fiddler on the Roof – Damascus Theatre Company Lawrence Gresko – Shrek […]

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Review: ‘Master Class’ at Reston Community Players

Maria Callas is an opera icon. If you have never heard of her, think of the ultimate diva and that will give you a bare bones idea of the incredible talent, intense personality, and enduring influence of the woman the opera world called, “La Divina.” Master Class, currently being performed by the Reston Community Players, […]

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Meet the Cast of Reston Communty Players’ ‘Master Class’: Part 4: Molly Pinson Simoneau

Here is Part 4 of a series of interviews with the director, producer, and cast of Reston Community Players’ production of Terrence McNally’s Master Class. Meet Molly Pinson Simoneau. Maria Callas, one of the most famous opera divas of all time, is teaching a master class in front of a live audience at Reston Community Center’s CenterStage from […]

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DCMetroTheaterArts’ Best of 2015 #21: Best Design of 2015 in DC Metro Area Theatres

The staff of DCMetroTheaterArts is pleased to honor the following designers for their work in 2015: CHOREOGRAPHY Germaul Barnes for Marley at Centerstage. Michael Bobbitt for Guys and Dolls at Olney Theatre Center. Kristen Cooley for Zombie Prom at Spotlighters Theatre. Ivan Davila and Hayley North for Shrek The Musical at Reston Community Players. Patti D’Beck for Sister Act at Riverside Center for […]

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