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Review: ‘ 33 Variations’ at Colonial Players of Annapolis

Colonial Players’ production of 33 Variations is a musical and visual delight. Written by Moises Kaufman and directed by Terry Averill, it is a mix of a biographical play about Beethoven, and the 21st Century music scholar hoping to understand the origins behind his Diabelli Variations. It is a masterful exploration of obsession, the artistic drive, […]

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Review: ‘Night Watch’ at Bowie Community Theatre

The setting is mysterious, the music is strange, and the lighting is ominous. This is what one will experience when attending Bowie Community Theatre’ Night Watch, a murder mystery by Lucille Fletcher. Produced by special arrangement with Dramatists Play Service, Inc, Night Watch is directed by Randy Barth and produced by Andrew Negri. Elaine Wheeler cannot sleep. […]

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‘Why Torture is Wrong and The People Who Love Them’ at The Colonial Players

Colonial Players current production of Christopher Durang’s Why Torture is Wrong and The People Who Love Them is an affectionate treatment of a wondrously wacky, life-enriching masterwork. Durang’s dark comedy that premiered on Broadway in 2009 remains timely in its sardonic take on a segment of society’s addiction to violence and guns, and widespread paranoia […]

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‘Watch on the Rhine’ at The Colonial Players

Watch on the Rhine takes place during a seldom explored or even talked about era in American history. After the Great Depression and The New Deal, but before the bombing of Pearl Harbor there existed a dark period of uncertainty. In Europe, countries and territories fell to the Axis powers. One by one, rights were […]

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The 15th Annual 2014 WATCH AWARDS Nominations Announced

THE WATCH AWARDS Nominations Announced January 18, 2015 – 7:30 pm at The Birchmere, Alexandria, VA Award Ceremony Sunday, March 8, 2015 – 7:00 pm at The Birchmere, Alexandria, VA Award Ceremony Tickets $17.50 at the Birchmere Box Office or through Ticketmaster (plus service charge) 111 productions (34 musicals, 77 plays) were adjudicated in 2014. Thirty-one community […]

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DCMetroTheaterArts’ Best of 2014: Best Performances in a Musical in Community Theatres

The staff of DCMetroTheaterArts is honored to announce that their 2014 Best Performances in Musicals in Community Theatres go to:  Best Actor in a Musical Tyler Everett Adams as Leo Bloom in The Producers at Sandy Spring Theater Group Steven Baird as Patsy in Monty Python’s Spamalot at Annapolis Summer Garden Theatre Steve Block as Robbie in The Wedding […]

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‘Rocket Man’ at Colonial Players

The Colonial Players of Annapolis open their 66th season with Rocket Man, their 344th season production. Rocket Man, the 21st play written by the prolific Steven Dietz, was first produced in 1998. It tells the story of Donny (Ben Carr), a man in the midst of an existential crisis, as he tries to find a […]

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‘Bat Boy: The Musical’ at Colonial Players

Sweet wounded Jesus! A fanged creature has been spotted roaming East street in Annapolis and shocking the patrons of the Colonial Players! Terrorized by the prospect that a freak runs among them, the board, the players themselves, and this reviewer, are asking you to gather up as many people as you can and rush down […]

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‘Sunlight’ at Colonial Players by Amanda Gunther

Through the darkness there is a light. And when two sides of the debate heat up churning amid that darkness it is often hard to see the light at the end of the tunnel. Directed by Terry Averill, Colonial Players presents Sharr White’s Sunlight as part of the 64th  season in Annapolis. A riveting political […]

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