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Review: ‘The Color Purple’ at the Kennedy Center Eisenhower Theater

“I think it pisses God off when you walk by the color purple in a field and don't notice it,” said the character Shug...

Review: ‘The Color Purple’ at the Forrest Theatre

It may take place in rural Georgia circa 1909, but because of today’s headlines about the mistreatment of women, The Color Purple is more...

Who’s in Town?: Tony Award-Winner Cynthia Erivo to Perform at the...

In my mind, Cynthia Erivo's name is synonymous with strength and confidence. But it's not just me. "Diva," "lion," and "dragon slayer" are just...

The Kennedy Center Announces Its 2017-2018 Theater Season: ‘Hamilton,’ ‘The Humans,’...

From The Kennedy Center: 2017–2018 Theater Season: The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts today announced programming for its 2017–2018 theater season in an...

DCMetroTheaterArts’ Best of 2016 #11: Best Performances and Ensembles in Plays...

DCMetroTheaterArts’ Best of 2016 #11: Best Performances and Ensembles in Plays and Musicals in Philadelphia, New York, Delaware, and New Jersey  Are: Caroline Aaron as...

Review #1: Chocolate City Burlesque’s Third Annual ‘Black Friday’

Chocolate City Burlesque and Cabaret (CCBC) is a troupe that excels at putting on the most sensational burlesque shows it can on D.C. stages. The...

Who’s in Town?: American Idol Winner Taylor Hicks, Performing at The...

Taylor Hicks became a household name in 2006 when he won the fifth season of American Idol, becoming one of the most beloved winners...

Review: ‘The Bridges of Madison County’ at The Kennedy Center

The Bridges of Madison County is a romantic, sexy, and unapologetically sentimental musical. Most likely you know The Bridges of Madison County from either...

Review: ‘The Color Purple’ at The Bernard Jacobs Theatre in NYC

This revival of The Color Purple opened at the Bernard Jacobs Theatre on Broadway in December of 2015 but I wasn't able to get...

2015 Capital Fringe Review: ‘mostly the VOICE: a black lesbian journey’

There are many delightful and poignant moments in mostly the VOICE: a black lesbian journey. This engaging autobiographical amalgam of poetry, original music, and...

Barbara Cook’s Spotlight: LaChanze at The Kennedy Center

The lithe and dynamic Tony Award -winning (The Color Purple) Broadway musical star (Once on This Island, IF/Then), LaChanze, proved herself to be almost...

‘The Secret Garden in Concert’ at Young Artists of America by...

Young Artists of America (YAA) presented classics from the musical The Secret Garden for their annual fall concert, held at the Cultural Arts Center at Silver Spring. The...

‘A Raisin in the Sun’ at Compass Rose Theater

I don’t believe He brought me this far (to leave me.) In 1959, Lorraine Hansberry’s A Raisin in the Sun was a groundbreaking, electrifying original...

Scene Stealers-Week Ending 9/1/14

Here are this week's Scene Stealers honorees, Congrats to all of you! ______ The Band Perry Singing "Pioneer' at Wolf Trap on August 28, 2014 "My favorite...

Two Cabarets at Creative Cauldron: ‘The Perfect Storm’ and ‘Ca-Bro-Ret’

Creative Cauldron Bubbled Over with Summer Cabarets The Perfect Storm Creative Cauldron is an intimate theatre in Falls Church, Virginia that was created in 2002, and...

‘The Secret Garden’ and ‘West Side Story + Roméo et Juliette’...

Last season was a dream for us at YAA! We opened the season with a gala performance of SHOW BOAT in Concert at the Bethesda Blues and Jazz...

‘tick, tick… BOOM!’ at Quackensteele Theatre Company

Choosing a show for a company’s inaugural production is like deciding on a dress for the debutante ball. The primary goal is to draw...

Win a Free Pair of Tickets to ‘tick, tick…BOOM!’ at Quackensteele...

We are giving away one pair of tickets for each one of these performances of  tick, tick...BOOM! at  Quackensteele Theatre Company For These Performances: Friday May 30th @...

A Close-Up with the Director and Cast of Quackensteele’s ‘tick, tick…BOOM!’

Quackensteele Theatre Company's production of tick... tick... BOOM! opens this Friday. It's the inaugural production for the new theatre company. Meet Director Walter Ware III and...

‘Story of My Life: The Freak Flag Chronicles’ at Toby’s ‘Shrek’:...

She’s gonna love you forever! A big mean, fire-breathing machine! Part Two of the Story of My Life: The Freak Flag Chronicles interview series...

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