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Review: ‘Oblivion’ at Unexpected Stage Company

“Games have rules,” Brooklyn-parent Dixon (Zach Brewster-Geisz) tells his wife, Pam (Mindy Shaw). They’re playing Boggle, Dixon has tried to play “Slurpee,” and both are a little wounded that their 16-year-old daughter, Julie (Ruthie Rado) has lied to them. Games have rules, and family relations are sometimes best understood as a game we sometimes agree […]

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2016 ‘Page-to-Stage’ Schedule for September 3-5, 2016 at The Kennedy Center

The 15th Annual Page-to-Stage New Play Festival Schedule Saturday, September 3 to Monday, September 5, 2016 PERFORMANCE CALENDAR-UPDATED 8/19/16 SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 3, 2016 11 AM–12:20 PM ISRAELI LOUNGE Ally Theatre Company: Clover, written by Laura Rocklyn and Ty Hallmark, directed by Ty Hallmark. Gilded Age–era Washington socialite Clover Adams strives to remain calm while coping with […]

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theatreWeek Discounts for September 21st-27th

  theatreWeek 2015 Offers Inspirational Ticket Discounts theatreWashington’s Annual Celebration Spotlights Patron Savings  theatreWashington unveils a groundbreaking network of ticketing discounts to mark theatreWeek 2015, a celebration of live theatre that spans the capital region and is personified by exclusive ticket discounts offered by more than 50 professional theatres. For one week only – September 21-27th – […]

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DCMetroTheaterArts’ Best of 2014: Best Design of 2014 in DC Metro Area Theatres

The staff of DCMetroTheaterArts is pleased to honor the following designers for their work in 2014: CHOREOGRAPHY Michael J. Bobbitt for Carrie the Musical at The Studio Theatre Debbie Clark, Nancy Newell, and Anna Bartels-Newton for Hairspray at Thomas S. Wootton High School  Philip Lee Clark for Little Shop of Horrors at West Potomac High School Ben Cunis for Inherit […]

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‘Danny Boy’ at Unexpected Stage Company

It’s not often that theatergoers have the rug of common assumptions pulled out from under them and enjoy both the trip and—as the dust and a few loose threads settle to the ground beside them—the landing. But that’s likely to happen at Unexpected Stage Company in Silver Spring, where Marc Goldsmith’s 2006 New York International […]

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Meet the Cast of ‘Danny Boy’ at Unexpected Stage Company: Part 4: Meet Lois Sanders-DeVincent

In Part 4 in a series of interviews with the cast of Danny Boy at Unexpected Stage Company, meet Lois Sanders-DeVincent. Joel: Introduce yourself to our readers and tell them where you received your theater training and where they may have seen you before on the stage? Lois: My name is Lois Sanders-DeVincent and I’m a “late-bloomer” in […]

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Looking for Participants for April 1st at 7 PM Monologue Fest!

We’re thrilled to announce that–after last year’s great success–we’re bringing back the Monologue Fest! Join us on Monday, April 1 at 7 pm at Ri-Ra Irish Pub in Bethesda as local actors compete for a $100 prize, and receive feedback from prominent members of the theater community, including Helen Hayes Award-winning actress Donna Migliaccio, who has appeared on […]

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 Matt Boliek (Gus) and Christopher Dwyer (Ben) in Pinter’s 'The Dumb Waiter.' Photo by Kate Erin Gibson.

Unexpected Stage Company Presents Harold Pinter’s ‘The Dumb Waiter’ & Susan Glaspell’s ‘Trifles’ by Christopher Goodrich

Welcome to the Edge of your Seat; Unexpected Stage Company Presents Harold Pinter’s The Dumb Waiter and Susan Glaspell’s Trifles, July 20-August 12. Harold Pinter and I began dating junior year of college. Well, I was in college; he was off being famous and brilliant somewhere without me. A year later, I discovered Susan Glaspell […]

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