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Wednesday, September 19, 2018

Knights of Columbus Host Mystery Play by Shoestring Theatre Company in Fairfax, VA by Guest Author

An Alfred Hitchcock-style mystery play unfolds at the Knights of Columbus performance on Friday, October 5, 2018, at 7 p.m. in the St. Leo the Great School Gym. The play is the second origin…

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Friday, September 14, 2018

Review: ‘Putin On Ice (that isn’t the real title of this show)’ by Single Carrot Theatre and The Acme Corporation by Guest Author

By Brandon Block We’re in a long, dark, monastic chamber. A white marble bust of Putin sits against dark red drop-banners that are just barely not swastikas, instead featuring a black outl…

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Monday, September 10, 2018

Review: ‘Luther’ at Arena Players by Guest Author

By Cybele Pomeroy “My name is Luther and I’m going to sing every song I know. Come on, y’all, let’s have a party.” — Tamba Giles as Luther Vandross in Luther. It’s a small,…

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Thursday, September 6, 2018

They Are Bach! Washington Bach Consort Announces Their New Artistic Director and Kicks Off 41st Season by Guest Author

After a dramatic auditioning process that lasted the entirety of their 40th season, Washington Bach Consort has selected their new Artistic Director. The premiere Baroque chorus and orchestr…

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Sunday, September 2, 2018

The Top Eleven Ticket Deals During Theater Week by Guest Author

The final days of summer are here. And you know what that means? It’s time to score some awesome deals during Theatre Week. For the third year, we’re bringing you exclusive prices to som…

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Thursday, August 30, 2018

Page to Stage Festival 2018: A Complete Listing of Shows by Guest Author

The Kennedy Center’s 17th annual Page to Stage Festival offers theatergoers the chance to view and give feedback on works of theater. The free performances feature work by over 60 loca…

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Wednesday, August 29, 2018

DC-Area Premiere of Athol Fugard’s ‘The Painted Rocks at Revolver Creek’ Opens This Weekend at MetroStage by Guest Author

The Washington, DC-area premiere of Athol Fugard’s most recent play The Painted Rocks at Revolver Creek opens this weekend at MetroStage and will run through September 30. First preview on…

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Theater Alliance launches Season 16 with the Word Becomes Action Festival by Guest Author

Theater Alliance launches Season 16 with the Word Becomes Action Festival: Flipping the Script. Building on the success of last year’s inaugural festival, this second annual festival e…

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Sunday, August 26, 2018

Playwright Neil Simon Dies at 91 by Guest Author

Neil Simon, the Pulitzer Prize-winning American playwright, died last night at New York-Presbyterian Hospital in New York City. The cause was complications from pneumonia. He was 91 years ol…

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Wednesday, August 22, 2018

Women in Theatre Conference Coming to Howard Community College August 25 by Guest Author

Rep Stage is pleased to announce that the third annual conference dedicated to women working in the theatre will be held in the Horowitz Visual and Performing Arts Center at Howard Community…

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Tuesday, August 14, 2018

Theatre Week Celebrates the 2018-2019 Season by Guest Author

WASHINGTON, DC – August 14 – theatreWashington today announced plans for Theatre Week 2018, a three-week celebration that will offer $15 and $35 tickets to over 20 productions, a free…

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Wednesday, August 8, 2018

How ‘Hamilton’ Is Remaking American History by Guest Author

By Renee C. Romano and Claire Bond Potter America has gone Hamilton crazy. Lin-Manuel Miranda’s musical about Alexander Hamilton, “the forgotten founding father,” has become a turning…

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Wednesday, August 1, 2018

5 Questions with Joshua Conyers, Summer 2018 Filene Artist at Wolf Trap Opera by Guest Author

Baritone Joshua Conyers is becoming a mainstay in the Washington area. Conyers is a Summer 2018 Filene Artist at Wolf Trap Opera, where he has sung Count Capulet in Charles Gounod’s Roméo…

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Tuesday, July 31, 2018

Avant Bard Announces 2018-2019 Season by Guest Author

For its 29th season of making theatre on the edge, Avant Bard proudly announces three mainstage productions featuring classic comedies by Shakespeare and Molière newly adapted for now, plus…

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Monday, July 30, 2018

Review: ‘King John’ at Baltimore Shakespeare Factory by Guest Author

By Bill Kamberger King John of England was not a popular ruler, and Shakespeare’s play about him is not, to put it mildly, among his most popular works; indeed, it hasn’t been performed …

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Friday, July 27, 2018

In Memoriam: George Grant by Guest Author

From The Theatre Lab School of the Dramatic Arts: The Theatre Lab has lost a wonderful friend and an integral member of our family. We mourn the passing of George Grant, who over the past te…

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Review: ‘Barnum’ at Prince William Little Theatre by Guest Author

By Leandra Lynn Step right up! Feast your eyes on PWLT’s current production, Barnum! The fun started even before I walked into the Hylton Performing Arts Center, with clowns waving at me f…

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Tuesday, July 24, 2018

Review: ‘Come Back to the Five and Dime, Jimmy Dean, Jimmy Dean’ at Cockpit in Court by Guest Author

By Bill Kamberger On September 30, 1975, twenty years to the day after the car crash that took the life of movie legend James Dean, six of his female fans gather at a convenience store in a …

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Monday, July 23, 2018

2018 Capital Fringe Review: ‘Chlamydia dell’Arte: MORE Sex-Ed Burlesque’ by Guest Author

by Jill Kyle-Keith Two unconventional beauties take us on a wild ride through sex, politics, and the politics of sex. As the title implies, Chlamydia dell’Arte is a sort-of burlesque, with…

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2018 Capital Fringe Review: ‘Mesa, Arizona or Something Like It’ by Guest Author

By Becca Kurtz Raina Greifer’s new play, Mesa, Arizona, or Something Like It, produced by Purple Crayon Productions, is a tale of abandonment, friendship, and the teenage mind. It’s fitt…

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Sunday, July 22, 2018

2018 Capital Fringe Review: ‘Riot Brrrain’ by Guest Author

By Hannah Sternberg Riot Brrrain is a punk-fueled, nonlinear tour through the life of Teddy as they revisit their past relationships after being diagnosed with neurosyphilis. Teddy is bisexu…

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2018 Capital Fringe Review: ‘Hold The Tomato’ by Guest Author

By Shawn Reilly Simmons Hold The Tomato is a comedy variety show featuring sketches, songs, and improv, written by Nancy Safavi and David Stauffer, and composed by Wesley Fox. We’re introd…

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2018 Capital Fringe Review: ‘Unscripted’ by Guest Author

By Shawn Reilly Simmons “I don’t want to sit in front. I don’t want to get picked on,” a woman said to me nervously as we chose our seats, about to experience Unscripted, a two-man i…

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2018 Capital Fringe Review: ‘Meet the Glory Wholes’ by Guest Author

By Rebecca Kurtz If there is one thing to be said for Meet the Glory Wholes, it’s that the creatively minded Joey Maranto has contagious confidence. Sixty minutes alone onstage is no small…

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Saturday, July 21, 2018

Review: ‘The Little Mermaid’ at Cockpit in Court by Guest Author

By Bill Kamberger Ironically enough for a story that is propelled by sibling rivalry and longing for a better life, the stage adaptation of The Little Mermaid has always been a bit of a negl…

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Friday, July 20, 2018

2018 Capital Fringe Review: ‘Coronado’ by Guest Author

By Caroline Bock What’s worse than murder? What would God say? All the characters are “peddled out,” i.e. in dead-end jobs, down-on-their-luck, or near that, drinking Buds and doing sh…

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2018 Capital Fringe Review: ‘Through the Wall’ by Guest Author

By Garinè Isassi Through the Wall is a dance story that sprang from an art experiment put together by Source Festival called the Artistic Blind Date Program. Artists from different discipli…

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Review: ‘Late Night Double Feature Improv Show’ by Fells Point Corner Theatre by Guest Author

By Bill Kamberger Improv is life; after all, we do it every day. And since many would claim that theater is life, performing improv in a theater seems only natural. There’s a reason, t…

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Thursday, July 19, 2018

2018 Capital Fringe Review: “50 Ways…” by Guest Author

By Beatrice Loayza A woman (IO Browne) climbs out of bed, her lover still fast asleep, unmoved. She lays out on the floor, limber and sensual as she dances like a flower budding through a cr…

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2018 Capital Fringe Review: ‘How’s That Workin’ Out For Ya?’ by Guest Author

By Ellie Milewski Four intelligent and gifted female playwrights/directors, three bold female actors and their marvelous male partner in crime, and a wonderful crew, walk into Arena Stage to…

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2018 Capital Fringe Review: ’14’ by Guest Author

By Ellie Milewski Columbine, Sandy Hook, Virginia Tech, Parkland. These are only a few names from a list of mass shooting in the United States. A list that is painfully and heartbreakingly l…

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