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Tag Archives | Robert Leembruggen

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Review: ‘Beauty and the Beast’ at The British Players

Director Robert Leembruggen and The British Players have created a delightfully funny and energizing interactive theater experience that is a not-miss this holiday season. Get thy backside to this theater immediately and be prepared to laugh. This pantomime production, although tailored for children to enjoy by becoming active participants in it, offers a wealth of […]

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Review: ‘Merlin: A Traditional British Panto’ at The British Players

If your kids squirm through The Nutcracker, it might be time to consider a new Christmas theater tradition: the annual British Pantomime produced by The British Players. Pantomimes are traditionally performed at Christmas time (as the company’s beautifully-designed playbill explains) but are nearly always based on well-known children’s stories. This year’s production, Merlin, directed by […]

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‘The Comedy of Errors’ at The Arlington Players

Many recent productions of The Comedy of Errors set Shakespeare’s language within a more recent environment, and in this case The Arilngton Players have set their production in Chicago in the 1920s – a madcap presentation of this classic tale of the confusion cast by two sets of long-lost twins mistaken for each other, then reunited in […]

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‘The Woman in Black’ at The Keegan Theatre by David Friscic

It’s good that the Keegan Theatre has not modernized its home on Church Street yet for the musty, slightly decrepit, and highly atmospheric surroundings of this venerable old building make a perfect setting for the suspense and spine-tingling excitement of their current production of playwright Stephen Mallatratt’sThe Woman In Black. This play is highly theatrical […]

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‘Meet the Young Cast of Olney Theatre Center’s ‘Over The Tavern’: Part One: Noah Chiet by Joel Markowitz

In Part One of four interviews with the young cast members of Olney Theatre Center’s production of Over the Tavern, Noah Chiet talks about playing Rudy Pazinski – his first lead role in a local production, and how he prepared for the role. Joel: Noah, introduce yourself to the DCMTA readers, and tell them where you have performed before […]

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