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‘THIS’ at Vienna Theatre Company by Annie Bradley Ermlick

As described by Alan in Melissa James Gibson’s THIS, middle age is, “a sense of intense urgency mixed with exhaustion.” Making its Northern Virginia area debut, the Vienna Theatre Company presents the play THIS, a witty comedy-filled with searing, intelligent characters, which explores the crossroads that face five friends pushing against middle age. The play is […]

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The WATCH AWARDS Nominees React!-Part 1 by Joel Markowitz

How did thy feel when their names were announced as a WATCH AWARD nominee? A Father and a Son Are Nominated Outstanding Special Effects Chip Gertzog and Jimmy Gertzog Chip Gertzog & Jimmy Gertzog– Little Shop of Horrors – Providence Players of Fairfax. From Chip: “It is always wonderful to get a nod from the WATCH […]

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‘THIS’ Opens Tomorrow Night at Vienna Theatre Company

Opening Tomorrow: THIS by Melissa James Gibson – A story about Friendship, Adultery, Kids, Careers, Loss and Life at 40. Playing Jan. 24-25, Jan. 31-Feb 2 and Feb. 7-9 At Vienna Theatre Company Produced by Jessie Roberts Directed by Tom Flatt Receiving its Northern Virginia area premiere, This is a bright, tart, and melancholy comedy […]

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DCMetroTheaterArts Staff’s 2013 Special Awards

The staff of DCMetroTheaterArts bestows the following Special Awards upon: Theater J,  under the leadership of Artistic Director Ari Roth, programmed the most consistently relevant and socially engaged theatrical season of the year with its productions of Apples from the Desert; Boged (Traitor): An Enemy of the People;Race;Andy and the Shadows;The Hampton Years;After the Revolution;The Argument; Woody Sez:  A Musical […]

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‘This’ at Round House Theatre Bethesda by David Friscic

This is hardly an all-encompassing title to accurately convey the many, myriad machinations at work in Melissa Jane Gibson’s thought-provoking and complex play-now an outstanding and stimulating production at Round House Theatre in Bethesda. The serious issues dealt with in this play are presented underneath layers of wit and language wordplay that convey how the everyday humdrum rhythms of everyday […]

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Round House Theatre Unveils Its 2013-2014 Season: ‘Round House Reinvented’ by Sarah Pressler

For Producing Artistic Director Ryan Rilette’s first full season, Round House Theatre in Bethesda has unveiled its 2013-2014 season entitled Round House Reinvented. It’s a season full of comedy, drama, and music – “two modern classics, two Broadway comedies, an Off-Broadway comedy, and an Off-Broadway musical.” “This season reflects a new artistic vision that we hope will excite current patrons […]

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