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Call for Proposals for the 2017-2018 Theater Season at the Arts Barn

Arts on the Green, the City of Gaithersburg’s home for the performing and visual arts which includes the Kentland’s Mansion and Arts Barn, is now soliciting production proposals for the theater season beginning July 2017 through June 2018. Located in the Kentland’s, the Arts Barn (theatre venue) is housed in a Victorian-era renovated stable with […]

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Director Sun King Davis on ’43 1/2: The Greatest Deaths of Shakespeare’s Tragedies’ Playing 10/20-11/13 at Nu Sass Productions by Clare Shaffer

Clare Shaffer interviews Sun King Davis on Nu Sass Productions’ upcoming production of 43 1/2. Clare: What inspired you to create 43 1/2? Sun King: A lot of things went into the creation of 43 1/2. Ever since high school, I’ve had an interest in Shakespeare and classical works. It’s creation also came from a time […]

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Magic Time! ‘Notes on My Theatergoing in London’

My four days in London last weekend offered time slots to see six plays—four evenings and two matinees. My strategy was to seek intriguing, fresh writing in a mix of West End, Off West End, and Fringe productions. After poking around to learn what would be playing during my stay, I picked the following six […]

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Ali MacGraw and Ryan O’Neal bring ‘Love Letters’ to Baltimore’s Hippodrome Theatre

Love is breaking out in Baltimore. Or should we say the “second time around”? Nearly 50 years after starring together in Love Story, Ali MacGraw and Ryan O’Neal have brought A.R. Gurney’s Love Letters to the Hippodrome Theatre. To mark this return of romance to Charm City, Baltimore Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake proclaimed this “Ali MacGraw and […]

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Review: ‘American Psycho’ at The Gerald Schoenfeld Theatre in NYC

From what would seem to be the most unlikely source material, Duncan Sheik and Roberto Aguirre-Sacasa have fashioned a dazzling and original musical theatre piece. The source is Bret Easton Ellis’ novel and, though slight adjustments have been made to make it palatable for a Broadway audience, it remains startling and entertaining throughout. Rupert Goold has […]

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Audience Member David S. Kessler Awarded DCTheatreScene’s 2015 Gary Lee Maker Audience Award

David S. Kessler was awarded this year’s Gary Lee Maker Audience Award by DCTheatreScene, before a performance of textsandbeheadings/Elizabeth R, at Folger Theatre on Friday night October 2nd. According to Editor and Publisher Lorraine Treanor in her announcement today: “A recently retired zookeeper, whose love of animals and passion for theater merged Wombat Drool, his well-received Capital Fringe […]

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Amy Austin to Lead theatreWashington

theatreWashington is pleased to announce Amy Austin, the long-time Publisher of the Washington City Paper, a local news and online destination, has accepted the position as President and CEO of theatreWashington. Austin remarked, “It’s exciting to be given this incredible opportunity to lead an organization that can catalyze success for one of Washington’s most powerful arts communities. We can lift the presence of the theatre […]

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‘Finally Quiet in My Head’ at DC Black Theatre Festival 2015 at Anacostia Arts Center on June 20-21st by Cristina A. Bejan

Two humans in St. Elizabeth’s psychiatric hospital in SE Washington DC who deny that their existence is defined solely by the label ‘crazy.’ One Washingtonian family who grapples with what their dear Morgan’s experience in the psych ward means. Finally…Quiet in my Head tells the story of native Washingontian Morgan and her unlikely friendship with […]

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‘Filichia on Friday’: ‘If You Insist on Hearing My Opinion …’

It’s an honor to bring Peter Filichia’s column every week on Kritzerland called ‘Filichia on Friday’ to our readers on DCMetroTheaterArts. This Week:  If You Insist on Hearing My Opinion …  ______ Recent ‘Filichia on Friday’ Articles March 27, 2015: March’s Leftovers and April’s Brainteaser March 20, 2015: One of the Best Musicals to Lose Best Musical March 13, […]

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Peter Filichia’s ‘Filichia on Friday’: Love is the Answer (Or is It?)

It’s an honor to bring Peter Filichia’s column every week on Kritzerland called ‘Filichia on Friday’ to our readers on DCMetroTheaterArts. This Week: Love is the Answer (Or is It?) ______ Recent ‘Filichia on Friday’ Articles March 6, 2015: Art Imitates Life February 27, 2015: February’s Leftovers and March’s Brainteaser February 20, 2015: A Month Without Broadway February 13, […]

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Yvonne French To Report From U.S. Institute of Theater Technology’s 55th Annual Conference & Stage Expo

Stay tuned next Wednesday, March 18, 2015, as DCMetroTheaterArts technology reporter Yvonne French travels to Cincinnati to cover the U.S. Institute of Theater Technology’s 55th Annual Conference & Stage Expo. “Most audiences at a performance don’t stop to consider everything it takes to get to that point. The performance is just the tip of the entertainment iceberg. […]

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‘Antigone’, ‘Matilda’, ‘Kinky Boots’, ‘A Gentleman’s Guide To Love and Murder’,”Beautiful’, ‘The Bridges of Madison County’, and ‘The Phantom of the Opera’ Highlight The Kennedy Center’s 2015-2016 Theatre Season

The Kennedy Center Announced its 2015-2016 Theatre Season: ______ Antigone Starring Juliette Binoche, Directed by Ivo van Hove Three World Premiere Plays as part of the Women’s Voices Theater Festival Lost in the Stars by Washington National Opera National Tours of: Matilda the Musical A Gentleman’s Guide to Love and Murder Kinky Boots The Bridges […]

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