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‘The Amish Project’ at Factory 449

Shooting sprees have become commonplace in our media consumption. Nowadays breaking news of yet another gunman and his multiple victims (the shooters are always male) more numbs than shocks. The scattershot slaughters seem to blur together in incremental succession—as though we’ve become inured to this American way of taking life. Now comes Factory 449′s deceptively […]

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‘Chapter Two’ at Reston Community Players

This weekend the Reston Community Players premiered Neil Simon’s Chapter Two, a semi-autobiographical comedy about George, a man in his early forties recovering from the death of his wife; Jennie, a woman recently divorced to a man she spent six years with; and their respective closest friends, Leo and Faye, who set out to play […]

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‘The Little Dog Laughed’ at Dominion Stage

“Half the people in Hollywood are dying to be discovered – the other half are afraid they will be” – Lionel Barrymore, actor.  In Dominion Stage’s funny production of Douglas Carter Beane’s The Little Dog Laughed, directed by Matthew Randall and produced by Rachel Alberts, we are welcomed to Hollywood’s cut-throat reality and a close-up of its grip over […]

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‘Incorruptible’ at The Audrey Herman Spotlighters Theatre

When times get tough you have to keep stretching the flour, or in this case the miracles. And remember, that miracles make saints and not the other way around. Unless of course you’re The Audrey Herman Spotlighters Theatre trying to make saints into miracles with their production of Michael Hollinger’s Incorruptible. Directed by Sherrionne Brown, […]

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Mara Bayewitz is ‘Dolley Madison Presidentress’ Tonight, Tomorrow and Sunday at Sandy Spring Museum

SANDY SPRING THEATRE GROUP PRESENTS: DOLLEY MADISON: PRESIDENTRESS AN ORIGINAL ONE-WOMAN PLAY STARRING MARA BAYEWITZ AS DOLLEY MADISON. Award-winning actress Mara Bayewitz stars in the world premiere of Dolley Madison: Presidentress. She treats the audience to Dolley Madison’s life story by portraying the funny, warm, and sometimes bawdy First Lady as a teenager in Quaker gray, […]

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The Washington Ballet: Tour-de-Force: Balanchine!’ at The Kennedy Center

The Washington Ballet: Tour-de-Force: Balanchine is a truly spectacular evening at the ballet, with something for everyone. This program has, in my opinion, a balance of classical and contemporary ballet works that will keep any audience member engaged and excited throughout the performance. The first act of the performance consisted of classical and contemporary pas […]

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‘Air Heart’ at Baltimore Theatre Project

Once you have tasted flight you will forever walk the earth with your eyes turned skyward. For pilots are forever dreaming up dreams and finding ways to be one with the sky. Amelia Earhart; her infamous tale and story vanished without a trace. But so few people realize how very important she was to women […]

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Meet The Director and Cast of Kensington Arts Theatre’s ‘Les Misérables’ Part 1: Director Darnell Morris

To begin our series of interviews with the director and cast of Kensington Arts Theatre’s Les Misérables, meet Director Darnell Morris. Joel: Why did you want to direct Les Misérables? Darnell: The short answer- I’m a glutton for punishment! The long[er] answer is that I find myself drawn to period pieces, and I seek out projects that explore […]

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Nibbles and Sips Around Town: ‘Union Market, Bidwell, the Launchology Series, and Sample Nibbles and Sips From Zaytinya’s Upcoming Greek Easter Festival’

In Which We Visit Union Market, Bidwell, the Launchology Series, and Sample Nibbles and Sips From Zaytinya’s Upcoming Greek Easter Festival  The Craveable Union Market There are many things to lure the foodie to Union Market, the 140-year old recently renovated food hall that has been luring the food adventurer with its interesting jumble of cute […]

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‘Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike’ at CENTERSTAGE

Quickly becoming a household name when it comes to quirky comedies, Christopher Durang’s latest Tony Award-Winning play hits CENTERSTAGE as they approach the end of their 2013/2014 season. Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike makes its area debut upstairs in The Head Theater. Directed by Eric Rosen, the production provides a cynically comic look at […]

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Factory 449’s ‘The Amish Project’ Continues Through May 11th

Factory 449: a theatre collective presents the DC premiere of THE AMISH PROJECT by Jessica Dickey (Row After Row and Charles Ives Take Me Home). The show is directed by Helen Hayes Award winner Holly Twyford and featuring Helen Hayes Award winner and Factory 449 Company Member Nanna Ingvarsson. THE AMISH PROJECT continues through May 11th at The […]

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Neil Simon’s ‘Chapter Two’ Opens Tomorrow Night at Reston Community Players

Reston Community Players concludes its 47th season with Neil Simon’s sparkling comedy, Chapter Two, which opens tomorrow night-April 25th at Reston Community Center’s CenterStage. In Simon’s semi-autobiographical comedy, George, a recent widower is having a hard time handling the dating game. After being set up on a series of wildly unsuccessful blind dates, his younger […]

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‘The Foreigner’ at Vagabond Players

How does one acquire personality? Surely it’s not as easy as attending an uproarious comedy at America’s Oldest Continuously Operating Little Theatre? But of course it is! Vagabond Players has just the play in mind for anyone wanting a little personality or just a rollicking good evening of laughable good comedy as they present Larry […]

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‘Top Girls’ at Fells Point Corner Theatre

Everyone tries to cope with the ordinary drudgeries of their lives, some do better than others when it comes to success with their coping skills. Caryl Churchill’s Top Girls attempts to illustrate that point as Fells Point Corner Theatre. Directed by Richard Barber, the play, classified as a contemporary drama, explores the notions of female […]

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