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Review #2: ‘House.’ at Arts Collective @HCC

For the last 21 years, the Arts Collective at Columbia’s Howard Community College has been an incubator for developing talent and nurturing new and interesting stage productions. With House., an original comedy now in workshop in the Studio Theatre at HCC’s Horowitz Visual and Performing Arts Center, they continue that tradition in hilarious style. Penned […]

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Review #1: ‘House.’ at Arts Collective@HCC

House., an original comedy written and directed by Daniel Johnston, opened last night at Howard Community College’s Arts Collective at the Horowitz Center in the Studio Theatre. This is Johnston’s first play to be performed in a workshop production as well as the first play he has directed. The play well exceeds any expectations I […]

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Behind the Scenes of Arts Collective @HCC’s Workshop Production of ‘House’: Part 5: Cast Members Colin Riley, Iris Shih, and Sierra Young

In Part 5 of 5 interviews with the Playwright/Director and cast members of House at Arts Collective @ HCC, meet cast members Colin Riley, Iris Shih, and Sierra Young Joel: Please introduce yourself and tell our readers where they may have seen you on our local stages and who you play in HOUSE. Colin Riley: My name is […]

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Review: ‘As You Like It’ at Centerstage

Embarking on a $32 million, year-long renovation project that features major renovations to Centerstage’s two-stage complex while adding a new 99-seat theater, the last two shows of its season are being staged at Towson University’s Center for the Arts where award-winning director Wendy C. Goldberg stylishly revitalizes Shakespeare’s As You Like It, turning the Elizabethan tradition of […]

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DCMetroTheaterArts’ Best of 2015 #20: University Productions, Performances, and Ensembles

The staff of DCMetroTheaterArts is honored to announce that their 2015 Best Productions, Performances, and Ensembles honors in University productions go to: UNIVERSITY PRODUCTIONS: A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum at Montgomery College’s Summer Dinner Theatre. African Americans at Howard University.  An Experiment with an Air Pump at George Mason University. Anything […]

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DCMetroTheaterArts’ Best of 2014: University Productions and Performances

The staff of DCMetroTheaterArts is honored to announce that their 2014 Best Productions and Performances honors in University productions go to: UNIVERSITY PRODUCTIONS: Absurdities: An Evening of Ionesco at The George Washington University Collidescope: Adventures in Pre-and Post-Racial America at The University of Maryland  Carousel at The Catholic University of America Cosi Fan Tutte at University of […]

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DCMetroTheaterArts’ Best of 2015 #20: University Productions, Performances, and Ensembles

The staff of DCMetroTheaterArts is honored to announce that their 2015 Best Productions, Performances, and Ensembles honors in University productions go to: UNIVERSITY PRODUCTIONS: A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum at Montgomery College’s Summer Dinner Theatre. African Americans at Howard University.  An Experiment with an Air Pump at George Mason University. Anything […]

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‘Les Misérables’ at The Glyndon Area Players

Few musicals are as universally loved as Les Misérables. With epic music, tragic characters, and a unique theatrical magnificence, it’s no surprise that Les Mis has been successfully produced on a global scale. The Glyndon Area Players attempt to take on this gargantuan piece of theater caught some of that magic which makes this show so great, […]

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Glyndon Area Players’ ‘Les Misérables’: An Interview with Dawn O’Croinin (Fantine), Tom Zepp (Jean Valjean), and Cameron Casey (Javert)

Glyndon Area Players prides itself providing its community with the gift of high-quality musicals while on a community theater budget, and utilizing a cast of volunteers from the surrounding neighborhoods. Parents, students, retirees, and professionals in a variety of fields come together from June to August for Saturday set building, late night rehearsals, and a […]

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Capital Fringe 2014 Review: ‘Lucretia Borgia’

The Small Batch Theater Co. succeeds with modern dance in its unique production of Lucretia Borgia. Back in Renaissance Italy, Lucretia Borgia was always the baddest girl on the block-or so we’ve been told. Papal daughter and sibling of equally famous schemers, Lucretia stood accused of it all: employing the wiles of a femme fatale and […]

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THE BEST OF 2013: ‘Favorite Children’s, High School, and University Productions and Performances of 2013′ by The Staff of DCMetroTheaterArts

Here are the choices of The Staff of DCMetroTheaterArts for our Favorite productions and performances in Children’s Theatre and High School and University productions that we saw in 2013. Congrats to all the honorees and to everyone who performed on our local stages in 2013. Please leave your list of your favorites you would like […]

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‘Civil War to Civil Rights: The Well-Being of a Nation’ at The Clarice Center for the Performing Arts by Ramona Harper

Martin, Medgar, Malcolm, Thurgood, Colin, Jesse, Sammy, Trayvon, Barack.  Julian. Searing black and white snapshots of America’s past and present were opening images for the University of Maryland’s Civil War to Civil Rights: The Well-Being of a Nation symposium, an event of the National Civil War Project hosted by the Clarice Smith Performing Arts Center […]

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‘Much To Learn About’ Annapolis Shakespeare Company’s ‘Much Ado About Nothing’ Part 6: Grayson Owen (Benedick) by Amanda Gunther

“If her breath were as terrible as her terminations, there were no living near her; she would infect to the north star.” Says Benedick of Beatrice in the Annapolis Shakespeare Company’s production of Much Ado About Nothing. In the final part of the series, I sit down with actor Grayson Owen to get his thoughts […]

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