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DCMetroTheaterArts’ Best of 2015 #17: Best Directors of a Play in Community Theatres

The staff of DCMetroTheaterArts is honored to announce that their 2015 Best Directors of Plays in Community Theatres honors go to:  Mark T. Allen for Agatha Christie’s And Then There Were None at Laurel Mill Playhouse. Laura Andruski for To Kill a Mockingbird at Rockville Little Theatre. John Dellaporta for Venus in Fur at Silver Spring Stage. Terry Averill […]

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Meet the Director and Cast of Vienna Theatre Company’s ‘Other Desert Cities’: Part 4: Patrick David and Jeff McDermott

Meet the cast and director of Vienna Theatre Company’s Other Desert Cities. In Part 4: Meet Patrick David and Jeff McDermott. Joel: Please introduce yourself and tell us where our readers may have seen you perform on the stage. I am Patrick David, and I’m a long time resident of Falls Church.  I received my BA […]

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‘Other Desert Cities’ at Vienna Theatre Company

In an upscale California house in Palm Springs, the Wyeth family is gathering to celebrate the Christmas season. What is supposed to be a joyous occasion turns out, on this particular Christmas in 2004, to be when the Wyeth family’s lives are flipped upside down and secrets are revealed. Jon Robin Baitz’s Other Desert Cities, […]

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‘Be My Baby’ at Vienna Theatre Company

Playwright Ken Ludwig is famous for farce, fevered dialogue, and throwing his characters’ worlds off-kilter. Vienna Theatre Company’s endearing take on 2005’s Be My Baby — which Ludwig is alleged to have created in a fit of fatherly fawning — plays the kilt to the hilt! But Director Suzanne Maloney’s tender touch is thankfully less […]

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The 15th Annual 2014 WATCH AWARDS Nominations Announced

THE WATCH AWARDS Nominations Announced January 18, 2015 – 7:30 pm at The Birchmere, Alexandria, VA Award Ceremony Sunday, March 8, 2015 – 7:00 pm at The Birchmere, Alexandria, VA Award Ceremony Tickets $17.50 at the Birchmere Box Office or through Ticketmaster (plus service charge) 111 productions (34 musicals, 77 plays) were adjudicated in 2014. Thirty-one community […]

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DCMetroTheaterArts’ Best of 2014: Best Ensembles in DC Area Theatres

The staff of DCMetroTheaterArts is honored to announce that their 2014 Best Ensemble honors go to: A Midsummer Night’s Dream at Castaways Repertory Theatre A Soldier’s Play at 2nd Star Productions Amadeus at CENTERSTAGE Annie at Port Tobacco Players Bat Boy: The Musical at The Colonial Players Bat Boy: The Musical at 1st Stage Beauty and the Beast at […]

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Meet Director Suzanne Maloney of Vienna Theatre Company’s ‘Be My Baby’-Opening January 23, 2015

I have had the pleasure of working on several Ken Ludwig plays over the years. They are funny and fast and farcical. When I discovered Be My Baby, I expected whooshing pace and mistaken identities and slamming doors (which, I confess, are not my favorite form of storytelling). Ludwig does those things very well but sometimes those are a […]

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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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DCMetroTheaterArts’ Best of 2014: Best Directors of a Play in Community Theatres

The staff of DCMetroTheaterArts is honored to announce that their 2014 Best Directors in a Play in Community Theatres go to: Adam R. Adkins for God of Carnage at Silver Spring Stage Howard Berkowitz for Art at The Vagabond Players John Coscia for Of Mice and Men at Providence Players of Fairfax Amanda Coffin for The Tempest at Aldersgate Church Community […]

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Ken Ludwig’s ‘Be My Baby’ Opens on January 23, 2015 at Vienna Theatre Company by Laura Fargotstein

Vienna Theatre Company is rehearsing Ken Ludwig’s romantic comedy Be My Baby. Opening night is January 23, 2015 and will run for three weekends. Rehearsing during the holidays can be a scheduling challenge and as producer, I sometimes feel like I’m herding cats together just to make sure we’re all on the same page. Be My Baby premiered […]

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DCMetroTheaterArts’ Best of 2014: Best Plays in Community Theatres

The staff of DCMetroTheaterArts is honored to announce that their 2014 Best Plays in Community Theatres honors go to: A Few Good Men at The Colonial Players A Midsummer Night’s Dream at Castaways Repertory Theatre A Soldier’s Play at 2nd Star Productions A Streetcar Named Desire at The Little Theatre of Alexandria A Thurber Carnival at Vienna Theatre […]

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‘A Thurber Carnival’ at Vienna Theatre Company

Vienna Theatre Company Stretches Its Boundaries With A Thurber Carnival Vienna Theatre Company deserves credit for stretching the boundaries and bringing A Thurber Carnival to the DC metro area. Many of the scenes are based on essays written by James Thurber for The New Yorker Magazine more than 70 years ago. Surprisingly, much of the […]

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‘Willy Wonka: The Musical’ at Vienna Theatre Company

Vienna Theatre Company presents Roald Dahl’s Willy Wonka: The Musical, with music and lyrics by Leslie Bricusse and Anthony Newley, and adapted for the stage by Leslie Bricusse and Timothy Allen McDonald. Jessie Roberts directs this production. If any Willy Wonka production has a tall order to fill, it is probably in the set design. […]

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‘An Inspector Calls’ at Rockville Little Theatre by Bev Fleisher

Who-done-its often involve multiple twists and turns, dead ends, and tangential material —all leading to the capture of the criminal and justice served at the last moment. Director Laurie Freed did a masterful job guiding her terrific cast in Rockville Little Theatre’s superb An Inspector Calls. I was so impressed that the story line was presented […]

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