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Review: ‘She Loves Me’ at The Arlington Players

The Arlington Players have put on a delicious production of the musical She Loves Me. The 1964 musical by Fiddler on the Roof Composer Jerry Bock and Lyricist Sheldon Harnick and book writer Joe Masteroff was not a roaring success when it first premiered on Broadway (it had the bad luck of opening the same season as […]

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Review: ‘Deathtrap’ at The Arlington Players

I could tell you about the play’s plot, but then you would have to kill me. Yes, you read that right and it’s the premise of Deathtrap, The Arlington Players’ latest production. The highly entertaining production is a clever blend of plot twists, humor, and suspense. What I can tell you this. The plot revolves […]

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La Cage aux Folles Opens January 31st at McLean Community Players

The McLean Community Players (MCP) present La Cage aux Folles, the only musical to win Tony Awards for Best Musical and twice for Best Revival of a Musical, opening on Friday, January 31st  McLean’s Alden Theatre. Veteran director Hans Bachmann leads an award-winning cast and crew for this show, which is considered Jerry Herman’s best. The […]

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‘Avenue Q’ at Dominion Stage by Jessica Vaughan

Dominion Stage’s Avenue Q is hilarious and touching. The musical debuted Off- Broadway in 2003 and the story of a young English major drifting through his first year out of college is even more relevant these days. Even so, Dominion Stage did a fantastic job of brushing up all the little cultural references – like puppets gangham […]

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