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Review: Source Festival 2017: ‘Exquisite Depths’: Artistic Blind Date

One of the elements of the Source Festival 2017 is two Artistic Blind Dates. These collective creations bring together area artists from different disciplines to devise an original performance piece. After ten years of Source Festivals, I experienced my first Blind Date last night: Exquisite Depths, a 20-minute, three-person poetic drama exploring the murkiness of […]

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‘Blue Straggler’ at Source Festival

The Source Festival is a showcase of new works; not world premieres but workshops of 3 full-length works in progress (the 12 ten-minute plays are icing on the cake, so to speak). For example, last year’s Dontrell Who Kissed the Sea, which recently closed at Theatre Alliance, shrunk from 2 hours in 2014 to 80 […]

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‘(a love story)’ at Source Festival 2015

Sponsored by CulturalDC, the Source Festival presents 24 new plays over the course of three weeks that showcase the talents of a variety of artists from across the nation. These plays fall into three categories: three full length, eighteen ten-minute plays, and three “artistic blind dates,” which are thirty minute original pieces developed by nine […]

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Meet the Cast of Unexpected Stage Company’s ‘Dani Girl’: Caroline Wolfson, Joshua Simon, Maggie Robertson, and Zach Brewster-Geisz

Meet the cast of Unexpected Stage Company’s Dani Girl. _______ Caroline Wolfson (Dani) Joel: Where did you get your training and where have local theatregoers seen you perform? Caroline: I’m a Maryland native and I graduated from Syracuse University with a BFA in Musical Theatre. I’ve been performing in the DC area for the last two years. […]

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The Playwright’s Playground: SOURCE Festival 2014 – Interview with Playwright Alyssa Wilden on Her Play ‘Freddy & Cathy’

The Playwright’s Playground is a monthly in-depth conversation with a local female playwright in the D.C. theatre community. Female theatre artists make up more than 50 percent of those involved in the theatre, yet the number of female playwrights being produced is dramatically lower. In this continuing Series, I will interview and introduce DCMTA readers […]

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The Playwright’s Playground: SOURCE Festival 2014 – Interview with Playwright Sarah Bernstein on Her Play: ‘The Narrow Gate’ by Sydney-Chanele Dawkins

The Playwright’s Playground is a monthly in-depth conversation with a local female playwright in the D.C. theatre community. Female theatre artists make up more than 50 percent of those involved in the theatre, yet the number of female playwrights being produced is dramatically lower. In this continuing Series, I will interview and introduce DCMTA readers […]

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Source Festival: ‘Quests’-Six 10-Minute Plays

We travel to seek the unknown, and we undertake quests to find or achieve something of life-altering importance. The characters in Quests are seeking mementos of the past, self-understanding, complete transformations and a recipe for cornbread. Quests, comprised of six separate 10-minute plays, is part of the Source Festival at Source Theatre. Playwrights from across […]

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The Playwright’s Playground: SOURCE Festival 2014 – Interview with Playwright Elizabeth Archer on Her Play: ‘Old Gray Devil’

The Playwright’s Playground is a monthly in-depth conversation with a local female playwright in the D.C. theatre community. Female theatre artists make up more than 50 percent of those involved in the theatre, yet the number of female playwrights being produced is dramatically lower. In this continuing Series, I will interview and introduce DCMTA readers to […]

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The Playwright’s Playground: SOURCE Festival 2014 – Interview with Playwright Susan Goodell on Her Play: ‘After Unlocking the Universe’

Welcome to the conversation and The Playwright’s Playground, an in-depth conversation with female playwrights in the D.C. theatre community. Female theatre artists make up more than 50 percent of those involved in the theatre, yet the number of female playwrights being produced is dramatically lower. In this continuing Interview Series, I’ll introduce DCMTA readers to the […]

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The Playwright’s Playground: SOURCE Festival 2014 – Interview with Playwright A.K. Forbes on Her Play: ‘Collateral Damage and Other Cosmic Consequences’

The Playwright’s Playground is a monthly in-depth conversation with a local female playwright in the D.C. theatre community. Female theatre artists make up more than 50 percent of those involved in the theatre, yet the number of female playwrights being produced is dramatically lower. In this continuing Series, I will interview and introduce DCMTA readers to […]

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Source Festival: “The Thrush and the Woodpecker’

As a self-described launching pad for plays, the Source Festival offers writers and artists an opportunity to incubate promising new work, even if scripts exist in but a fledgling state. Such is the case for Steve Yockey’s The Thrush and the Woodpecker, a fascinating new morality play that features elements of greatness despite the opacity […]

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THE BEST OF 2013: ‘Favorite Plays of 2013′ by The Staff of DCMetroTheaterArts

It’s that time of the year when everyone makes their list of favorites, and the staff of DCMetroTheaterArts, after seeing hundreds of professional, community, children’s, university, and high school productions, have selected their favorites of 2013. For the next week, we will be posting a new category every day with our list of our honorees. […]

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