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DCMetroTheaterArts’ Best of 2015 #17: Best Directors of a Play in Community Theatres

The staff of DCMetroTheaterArts is honored to announce that their 2015 Best Directors of Plays in Community Theatres honors go to:  Mark T. Allen for Agatha Christie’s And Then There Were None at Laurel Mill Playhouse. Laura Andruski for To Kill a Mockingbird at Rockville Little Theatre. John Dellaporta for Venus in Fur at Silver Spring Stage. Terry Averill […]

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‘Carrie the Musical’ at Dominion Stage

Just in time for Halloween, Dominion Stage presents Carrie the Musical, with music by Michael Gore, lyrics by Dean Pitchford, and book by Lawrence D. Cohen. Based off Stephen King’s horror novel, Matthew Randall directs this cult musical. Even though the show has been intensely re-vamped since its infamous Broadway flop in 1988 and for […]

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Meet the Cast of The Little Theatre of Alexandria’s ‘Laughing Stock’: Part 8: Lars Klores

In Part 8 of a series of interviews with the cast of The Little Theatre of Alexandria’s production of Charles Morey’s Laughing Stock, meet Lars Klores. Joel: Where have local audiences seen you on the stage? Lars: I’ve done most of my acting at The Little Theatre of Alexandria, though my most recent productions have been The Pillowman at […]

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‘Laughing Stock’ at The Little Theatre of Alexandria

Even if you aren’t acquainted with any of the actors in the play, or if you have ever been involved with a theatrical production anywhere, you’ll recognize some old friends when you go see Little Theatre of Alexandria’s Laughing Stock. The play, written by Charles Morey, affectionately pokes fun at the various tropes and stereotypes […]

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‘The Little Dog Laughed’ at Dominion Stage

“Half the people in Hollywood are dying to be discovered – the other half are afraid they will be” – Lionel Barrymore, actor.  In Dominion Stage’s funny production of Douglas Carter Beane’s The Little Dog Laughed, directed by Matthew Randall and produced by Rachel Alberts, we are welcomed to Hollywood’s cut-throat reality and a close-up of its grip over […]

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‘Bent’ at Dominion Stage by Lauren Katz

When I read Martin Sherman’s Bent last year, I was extremely impressed with the intensity of the writing. I loved his choice to not only shed some light on an area of the Holocaust that is not discussed quite as often, but within that, create a tale of a man who finds himself through his […]

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