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Tony Award Winner Rupert Holmes Joins Post-Matinee Discussion This Sunday, 9/18 at ‘The Mystery of Edwin Drood-The Symphonic/Metal Version’ at The Arts Barn

This Sunday, after the September 18th matinee performance of The Mystery of Edwin Drood there will be a post-show discussion with the MetalDrood team and acclaimed mystery novelist Rupert Holmes, Drood’s Tony Award-winning playwright-composer-lyricist. Holmes is an entertainment Renaissance man, with a descriptor that includes mystery novelist-playwright-composer-arranger-screenwriter-conductor-singer-songwriter. As a pop tunesmith, perhaps his best known hit […]

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A Report on Landless Theatre Company’s Symphonic Metal ‘The Mystery of Edwin Drood’

Following the success of last year’s Sweeney Todd Prog Metal Version, Landless Theatre Company is back with their latest metal adaptation of a Tony® Award-winning musical. This time, the company tackles The Mystery of Edwin Drood, with innovative new symphonic metal arrangements created with the blessing of Drood composer Rupert Holmes. “I’m both intrigued and […]

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Landless’ Opens ‘Sweeney Todd – Prog Metal Version’ This Weekend and DCMTA Coverage

Landless Theatre Company’s Sweeney Todd – Prog Metal Version opens Thursday night at Warehouse Theater. Sweeney Todd -Prog Metal Version plays from August 7-31, 2014 at Warehouse Theater – 645 New York Avenue, NW, in Washington, DC. Purchase tickets online. DCMetroTheaterArts has been honored to have had the ‘breaking news’ of the show and here’s our coverage: LINKS: Attend […]

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Attend The Tale: Cast Announcement for Landless’ Summer of Rock productions of ‘Sweeney Todd – Prog Metal Version’ and ‘Rock Bottom’ [A Rock Opus] by Landless Theatre Company

The Landless Theatre Company announces casting for Summer of Rock productions at Warehouse Theatre: Stephen Sondheim’s Sweeney Todd – Prog Metal Version and Rock Bottom [A Rock Opus]. Both productions will incorporate distinguished vocalists from local metal and rock bands, including A Sound of Thunder, Aries, Cassandra Syndrome and Los Swamp Monsters. “We’re developing a […]

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Exclusive! Attend The Tale of Landless Theatre’s Sondheim Approved Prog Metal Version of ‘Sweeney Todd’: Announcing The Arrangers-THE FLEET STREET COLLECTIVE

DC’s Landless Theatre Company, currently developing a Prog Metal Version of Sondheim’s Sweeney Todd, announces that the prog metal orchestration is being written by a team of arrangers known as The Fleet Street Collective. The seven members of The Fleet Street Collective are DC-based metal musicians Lance LaRue, Ray Shaw and Alex Vallejo; Philadelphia-based world […]

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Attend the Tale of Landless Theatre’s Prog Metal Sweeney Todd: Announcing New Venue, Tickets on Sale, and More!

Attend the Tale of Landless Theatre’s Prog Metal Sweeney Todd: Announcing New Venue, Tickets on Sale and More! The Landless Theatre Company announces that the premiere production of Sweeney Todd – Prog Metal Version will now be held at  August 7-30, 2014 at Warehouse Theatre-645 New York Ave, NW, in Washington, DC. The production was originally […]

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Attend the Tale of Landless’ Prog-Metal ‘Sweeney Todd’: An Interview With Landless’ Andrew and Melissa Baughman by Joel Markowitz

Life has been hectic and exciting for Landless Theatre Company‘s Producing Artistic Director of Landless Theatre Andrew L. Baughman and Associate Producing Director and Resident Director Melissa Baughman since DCMetroTheaterArts announced to the world that Broadway legend and composer Stephen Sondheim has given Landless the ‘go-ahead’ to produce a Prog-Metal version of his musical Sweeney Todd. Andrew and Melissa fill us in […]

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Bloody Good News! Sondheim Grants Landless Theatre Company Permission to Develop Prog-Metal Version of ‘Sweeney Todd’ by Andrew L. Baughman

Sweeney Goes Metal: Landless Theatre to develop a new production Last June, Landless Theatre Company realized they had stumbled onto something exciting with their world premiere staging of Richard Campbell’s Frankenstein, a prog-metal opera fusion of company artists and local metal musicians. No one expected that a letter to Stephen Sondheim’s agent would result in […]

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