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Review: ‘The Mikado’ at The Victorian Lyric Opera Company

From the moment the curtains opened, we knew we were not going to see a traditional version of The Mikado. The Victorian Lyric Opera...

Review: ‘Hetty Feather’ at Delaware Theatre Company

Nothing can keep Hetty Feather down. An orphan’s life is a hard one, especially in Victorian England – and Hetty has it harder than...

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,...

Review: ‘The Importance of Being Earnest’ at the Walnut Street Theatre

The Walnut Street Theatre is doing The Importance of Being Earnest in high style. The Victorian era was noted for its excesses in decoration and...

Review: Second City’s ‘Twist Your Dickens’ at The Kennedy Center

If you’re looking for something to laugh at in this wintry political season, then you’d better move fast. That’s because tickets for Twist Your...

Review: ‘Angel Street’ at the Stagecrafters Theater in Philadelphia.

"Gaslighting" is actually a word. My dictionary describes the verb as “a form of psychological abuse in which false information is provided to the...

Review: ‘Mrs. Warren’s Profession’ at Lantern Theater Company

A wordy drama from the 19th century about capitalism, duplicity, and women’s role in English society. Sounds like it might be rather tough to...

‘A Christmas Carol’ at Chesapeake Shakespeare Company

Have yourselves a very merry Christmas – go see this timeless classic with a Charm City twist. Bring the family to this show! Kids of...

‘Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street” at Walt Whitman...

Whitman Drama's Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street (school edition) is a superb production that demonstrates the strength and ambition of the Whitman...

‘Sweeney Todd (Prog-Metal Version)’ at Landless Theatre Company

An eclectic mix of disparate stylistic elements that conspire to surprise us at every turn and akin to an all-out jam session of improvisation,...

‘Mary Poppins’ at Oakton High School

Everyone’s favorite Nanny has flown into the halls of Oakton High School. This toe tapping production will get everyone energized as the cast performs...

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...

‘The Game’s Afoot’ at The Little Theatre of Alexandria

Before Benedict Cumberbatch starred in the incandescent puzzle palace that is Sherlock, there was William Gillette, the definitive Sherlock Holmes of his time. Tall,...

Ballet West’s ‘The Nutcracker’ at The Kennedy Center

Ballet West blends old & new in holiday classic Remember the way the holiday season used to make you feel? Remember walking around full of...

‘A Christmas Carol’ at Chesapeake Shakespeare Company

A Good Old Baltimore Christmas Carol Chesapeake Shakespeare Company (CSC) brings great joy to the holiday season with an original adaptation of Charles Dickens’ classic...

‘The Mystery of Edwin Drood’ at George Mason University’s School of...

Charles Dickens left his novel The Mystery of Edwin Drood unfinished when he died in 1870. Over a hundred years later, Rupert Holmes took...

‘The Yellow Wallpaper’ at Pallas Theatre Collective

Were Betty Friedan and H.P. Lovecraft to have a baby, Pallas Theatre Collective’s new musical, might be their demented offspring. The show (with music...

Sultans of String Presented by Strathmore by Bev Fleisher

In their first appearance at Strathmore, the Sultans of String sold out the house at the Mansion at Strathmore, and swept their audience away...

‘Scrooge! The Musical’ at Sandy Spring Theatre Group by Amanda Gunther

The message this time of year is that Christmas is a time for good tidings of great joy, for not only the youngsters but...

‘The Nutcracker’ at The Puppet Company by Julia L. Exline

The Puppet Co. presents Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky’s The Nutcracker, a holiday classic beautifully re-imagined through puppetry. The multi-talented Christopher Piper, who holds the titles...

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