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Review: ‘The Pirates of Penzance’ by The Hypocrites at Olney Theatre...

Once upon a time, Gilbert and Sullivan staging was – there is no other word for it – stodgy. The D’Oyly Carte opera company...

Interview: Steve Underwood, Director of ‘Sherlock Holmes: The Final Adventure’ at...

Steve Underwood earned his M.A. in Theatre at Villanova University, and holds B.A. in English from Temple University. As an active writer and actor,...

Meet the Cast of ‘The Miracle Worker’ at Rockville Little Theatre....

In a series of interviews with the cast of The Miracle Worker at Rockville Little Theatre, meet Heather Andrews. Joel: Please introduce yourself and tell...

Review: ‘The Pirates of Penzance’ at Way Off Broadway Dinner Theatre...

“It is a glorious thing, to be a Pirate King” …but it is a far more glorious thing to spend a night at the...

DCMetroTheaterArts’ Best of 2016 #10: Best Direction in Musicals in Professional...

Here are the DCMetroTheaterArts Staff's honorees for Best Direction of Musicals in Professional Theaters in 2016. Congrats to all our honorees: David James for A Christmas...

DCMetroTheaterArts’ Best of 2016 #7: Best Performances and Ensembles in Musicals...

Here is the staff of DCMetroTheaterArts’ Best of 2016 #7: Best Performances in Musicals in Professional Theaters in DC/MD/VA: Scean Aaron as Riff Raff in The...

Meet the Cast of ‘The Second Shepherds’ Play’ at Folger Theatre:...

In Part 3 of a series of interviews with the cast of Folger Theatre’s The Second Shepherds’ Play, meet Matthew R. Wilson. Sophia: Please introduce...

Review: ‘Peter and the Starcatcher’ at Georgetown Day School

If the idea of “sophisticated family entertainment” sounds like a contradiction in terms—an oxymoron if ever there were one—then Peter and the Starcatcher, which...

Meet the Cast of ‘H.M.S. Pinafore’ at 2nd Star Productions: Part...

In part 1 of a series of interviews with the cast of 2nd Star Productions’ H.M.S. Pinafore, meet Brian Binney Joel: Where have local theatergoers...

Review: ‘The Pirates of Penzance’ at Shenandoah Summer Music Theatre

The Shenandoah Summer Music Theatre's (SSMT) production of Gilbert and Sullivan's The Pirates of Penzance breathes fresh and hysterically contemporary life into an older operetta. Brilliantly...

Review: The Hypocrites’ Production of ‘The Pirates of Penzance’ at Olney...

You can’t go wrong. Just go with a light heart and desire to have fun as you easily unleash your connections to current world...

Review: ‘H.M.S. Pinafore’ at Victorian Lyric Opera Company

Conundrums seem to be Gilbert and Sullivan’s specialty. Their most famous works, The Pirates of Penzance and The Mikado, explore the comic antics that...

Here Are the Winners of The 2015 Ruby Griffith Awards and...

The British Players Announce The 2015 Ruby Griffith Awards Honorees on Sunday, July 10, 2015: ____ All Round Production Excellence The Colonial Players The Liar  ______ Outstanding Achievement in a...

‘The Pirates of Penzance’ at Wolf Trap

On June 13, 2015, Wolf Trap National Park for the Performing Arts and New York Gilbert & Sullivan Players presented Gilbert and Sullivan’s The...

Meet the Cast of Victorian Lyric Opera Company’s ‘Ruddigore’: Part 3:...

In Part 3 of a series of interviews with the cast of Victorian Lyric Opera’s Ruddigore, meet Amanda Jones. Please introduce yourself and tell our readers where...

DCMetroTheaterArts’ Best of 2014: Best Directors/Musical Directors in a Musical in...

Hans Bachmann for La Cage aux Folles at McLean Community Players  Musical Director: John Edward Niles ______ Homero Bayarena for Les Misérables at Glyndon Area Players Musical Director: Matt Hartman ______ Rich Bird for You’re a...

Meet the Cast of ‘My Fair Lady’ at Damascus Theatre Company–Part...

In Part 1 of a series of interviews with the director and cast members of Damascus Theatre Company's My Fair Lady, meet Brian Lyons-Burke. Joel: Where have our...

‘Memphis-The Musical’ at Toby’s Dinner Theatre

Memphis—The Musical may have won the 2010 Tony on Broadway but it seems made-to-order for Toby’s Dinner Theatre. Here is a show that dazzles...

‘The Pirates of Penzance’ at Toby’s Dinner Theatre

Thar she blows! Land-ho! Those singing, dancing, prancing pirates have cast their ship upon the great shores of Columbia and weighed anchor at Toby’s...

Top Scene Stealers of the Week-The Week Ending June 21, 2014

Here are our Top Scene Stealers for the week ending June 21, 2014. Congrats to all our honorees!  ______ (1) Aurora Beckett, as Jojo, singing "It's Possible" in Seussical...

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