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Review: ‘The Happy Elf’ at Red Branch Theatre Company

Red Branch Theatre in Columbia has an early present for young audiences this season. On opening night of Harry Connick Jr.’s The Happy Elf,...

‘The Nutcracker’ at Ballet Theatre of Maryland at Maryland Hall for...

A sure sign the holiday season is in full swing is the annual return of classic ballet, Tchaikovsky’s The Nutcracker. It is almost as iconic...

‘A Very Pointless Holiday Spectacular’ at Pointless Theatre Company

I don't usually go in for all of that holiday crap. If you ask me, ’tis the season for saccharine platitudes and interminable carols...

‘A Charlie Brown Christmas’ at Sandy Spring Theatre Group and The...

This week marks the 50th anniversary of the debut of the American classic, A Charlie Brown Christmas by Bill Melendez and Lee Mendelson. That is...

‘Songs for a New World’ at Metropolitan Youth Theatre

Metropolitan Youth Theatre, an entirely student-run theatre company based in Lorton, Virginia, showcased major young adult talents of the DC Metro area with their...

Frank Cervarich and Lex Davis on Directing and Co-Directing ‘A Very...

I spoke with Frank Cervarich and Lex Davis talk about how they directed the outrageous A Very Pointless Holiday Spectacular. Michael: Introduce yourself to our readers,...

The Choral Arts Society of Washington Presents:’ A Family Christmas’

The young boy behind me had just celebrated his 10th birthday the day before and Mom and Dad took him to the ultra-entertaining holiday...

‘The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe’ at Providence Players of...

As a treat for the entire family, or an early Christmas gift, there is none better than C.S. Lewis’ classic tale of The Lion,...

‘A Very Pointless Holiday Spectacular’ at Pointless Theatre Company

Are you tired of Christmas shows that urge you to give turkeys to the poor, or lumps of coal to bad children, or sweets...

Meet the Cast of The Masqueraders’ ‘Translations’ at The United States...

This is the fourth in a series of interviews with the cast of The Masqueraders production of Translations. Meet Portia Norkaitis. Joel: Introduce yourself to our readers...

‘The Carolina Layaway Grail’ at The Welders

Joseph Campbell taught that myth is a mirror for the ego. So it is through myth that protagonist Diana examines her life experience in...

Broadway Stars Sing Christmas Songs For You!

Enjoy these Christmas songs performed by Broadway favorites! And watch Zero Mostel read 'The Grinch Who Stole Christmas' and Ethel Merman Sing a Christmas Song...

NSO Pops: ‘Happy Holidays! with Brian Stokes Mitchell’ by Marlene Hall

Tony Award winner and Baritone Brian Stokes Mitchell and the NSO Pops got the crowd into the holiday spirit with his show Happy Holidays!...

‘Miracle on 34th Street’ by Meredith Wilson at Toby’s The Dinner...

The age old question that hangs around the holiday season that has been debated, discussed, commercialized, and caused quite the stir over the years:...

‘Becoming Human’ by The Flying Muskrat Theatre Company by Yvonne French

A group of young adults in Flying Muskrat Theatre Company in Falls Church has produced three thought-provoking one-act plays: a sad futuristic tale, an...

‘Toyland’ at The Puppet Co. by Julia L. Exline

The Puppet Co. presents Toyland, a tale about an adventure that brings together Mother Goose and some favorite characters from her famous tales. This...

Choral Arts Society of Washington’s ‘Family Christmas Concert’ at The Kennedy...

An appreciative Washington, D.C. metro audience overflowing with young little people and their parents and grandparents, too, were treated to tales of Christmases’ past,...

Today at 2 pm: ‘Miracle on 34th Street’ at Montgomery Playhouse...

                                                     PRESENT TWO FAMILY SHOWS FOR THE HOLIDAY SEASON:   Adapted by George Seaton. Based on the story by Valentine Davies -DC Metro Theater Arts NOVEMBER 30 - DECEMBER 16 -DC Metro Theater...

‘You Can’t Get a Decent Margarita at the North Pole’ at...

Around this time of the year, it’s quite possible to experience what I like to call ‘Christmas-themed theatre overload.’ After all there’s a plethora...

‘Miracle on 34th Street’ at The Montgomery Playhouse by Anne Tsang

One of my favorite holiday memories as a child was putting on a pretty dress and going to stand in the line at Macy’s...

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