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Review: ‘The Best Christmas Pageant Ever’ at Silver Spring Stage

The Best Christmas Pageant Ever is not your typical holiday story. Adapted from the best-selling book by Barbara Robinson, this rendition is laced with hilarity, mischief, and wonder. Andrea Spitz (Producer and Director) and Krysten Lewey (Assistant Director) re-create this timeless tale in a fun and family-friendly way. Their casting of nearly thirty children into […]

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Meet the Cast and Director of Providence Players’ ‘Best Christmas Pageant Ever’ Part 5: Director Liz Mykietyn by Julie Janson

In the final part of interviews with the cast and director of The Best Christmas Pageant Ever, meet Director Liz Mykietyn. Julie: Please tell our readers about your work in the local theater community. Liz: I’ve been involved with Community Theater in DC area for decades now – mostly performing and directing with Providence Players of […]

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In the Moment: Providence Players of Fairfax Honor Their Student Scholarship Awardees: Miryam Mendelson and Blake Phillips

Giving back to the community is an important goal for the Providence Players of Fairfax. The Providence Players (PPF) is known for its work to serve its diverse community, especially with its Theater Community Inclusion Project. The Theater Community Inclusion Project aims to reach out to all segments of the Providence Players community to provide quality, […]

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‘Rumors’ at Providence Players of Fairfax

Rumors is  Neil Simon’s first farce and The Providence Players of Fairfax wring every possible laugh out of it. The zingers fly everywhere, and Director Liz Mykietyn and her hilarious and hard-working cast make sure those funny one-liners land-and land they do. At the performance I attended, the audience was howling! So if you need a […]

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‘The Best Christmas Pageant Ever’ at Synetic Theater Teen Ensemble by Jennifer Perry

4 stars (3 ½ stars for production execution; 4 ½ stars for the teen performances) Synetic Theater’s teen company’s production of The Best Christmas Pageant Ever is an example of a case where a talented group of energetic and committed kids are able to overcome some production-related deficiencies to delight and entertain audiences young and […]

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Final Weekend for Providence Players of Fairfax’s ‘The Best Christmas Pageant Ever’ by Chip Gertzog

Thursday Evening Performance Tonight – Four Shows This Weekend – Audiences Love The Best Christmas Pageant Ever!! ONLY FIVE PERFORMANCES REMAIN – CLOSING WEEKEND Produced in partnership with the Young Hearts Foundation-50% of the net proceeds from this production will go to fighting blood cancers and other diseases Mayhem Ensues As the Herdman Kids Collide […]

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‘The Best Christmas Pageant Ever’ at Providence Players of Fairfax by Julia L. Exline

Providence Players of Fairfax and The Young Hearts present The Best Christmas Pageant Ever, a fun, family-friendly production by Barbara Robinson, wonderfully directed by Beth Whitehead, who manages to inspire great performances from a large cast made up mostly of children. In the spirit of the season, half of all net proceeds from each performance […]

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