All stories by Kendall Mostafavi on BroadwayStars

Thursday, March 30, 2023

Iconic divas bicker in ‘Legends and Bridge’ at StageCoach Theatre Company by Kendall Mostafavi

Massive egos, jealousy, and bitterness reign as three former screen queens catfight their way through back-stabbing comedy.

SOURCE: at 12:54PM
Thursday, March 23, 2023

Uproarious musical ‘Urinetown’ opens at Workhouse Arts Center by Kendall Mostafavi

A knockout production with a great cast and equally stellar design, the entire show is one big guilty pleasure.

SOURCE: at 07:26PM
Wednesday, March 22, 2023

Sisterhood and history star in ‘Silent Sky’ at Providence Players of Fairfax by Kendall Mostafavi

Lauren Gunderson's fascinating play highlights the valiant efforts of women in science and the many advancements they made that went unrecognized.

SOURCE: at 09:24PM
Tuesday, March 14, 2023

Chuck Dluhy is one DC actor to ‘WATCH’ this awards season by Kendall Mostafavi

A conversation spotlighting his years of work, past and present recognitions, and love and affection for community theater.

SOURCE: at 08:06AM
Sunday, March 12, 2023

’25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee’ spells fun at Prince William Little Theatre by Kendall Mostafavi

The fast-paced show hits all the comedic notes and promises to leave you with a grin.

SOURCE: at 05:34PM
Sunday, February 19, 2023

‘Kinky Boots’ is a must-see well of positivity at Olney Theatre Center by Kendall Mostafavi

Every note is filled with a genuine hope and heart that spills into the audience from the moment the musical begins.

SOURCE: at 04:37PM
Wednesday, February 15, 2023

The heart rings true in ‘Dead Man’s Cell Phone’ from NOVA Nightsky Theater by Kendall Mostafavi

There are many lovely moments where decency and compassion are beautifully displayed.

SOURCE: at 06:35AM
Tuesday, January 24, 2023

Fun French farce ‘Boeing Boeing’ flies by fast at Reston Community Players by Kendall Mostafavi

There are plenty of laughs as everything that can go wrong does go wrong — and the audience can just relax and enjoy the mayhem.

SOURCE: at 12:35PM
Wednesday, January 18, 2023

With strong ensemble, a heavenly ‘Sister Act’ at Little Theatre of Alexandria by Kendall Mostafavi

The feel-good story is chock full of humor and silliness with a killer soundtrack.

SOURCE: at 08:22AM
Thursday, December 15, 2022

Goofy spoof ‘A Don’t Hug Me Christmas Carol’ at StageCoach Theatre Company by Kendall Mostafavi

The musical's humor is so incredibly silly the show flies by.

SOURCE: at 04:47PM
Thursday, December 8, 2022

Smart and funny ‘Women Playing Hamlet’ plays at Workhouse Arts Center by Kendall Mostafavi

An insightful original work focused on a young woman's journey to take on a 400-year-old male character.

SOURCE: at 05:05PM
Tuesday, December 6, 2022

Impressive talent visits Irving Berlin’s ‘Holiday Inn’ at Fauquier Community Theatre by Kendall Mostafavi

The production pays tribute to a Christmas classic packed with familiar '40s tunes.

SOURCE: at 05:00PM
Tuesday, November 29, 2022

‘Tootsie’ is a stunner on tour at Capital One Hall by Kendall Mostafavi

You will laugh until your side hurts and walk out with a smile on your face.

SOURCE: at 08:17AM
Saturday, November 19, 2022

‘Chicago’ at the National is as splendiferous as ever by Kendall Mostafavi

Kander and Ebb’s Chicago is one of those timeless shows that falls under the category of: “If it ain’t broke, don’t fix it.”  Originally directed and choreographed by Bob Fosse, C…

SOURCE: at 07:56AM
Wednesday, October 19, 2022

Synetic Theater ‘Dracula’ is an esthetic delight and visually delicious by Kendall Mostafavi

The entire show flows as one long epic ballet, beautifully crafted and elegantly executed.

SOURCE: at 06:36AM
Friday, October 14, 2022

‘Ichabod: The Legend of Sleepy Hollow,’ a new musical of love and lore, premieres at Creative Cauldron by Kendall Mostafavi

A wonderful production full of tradition but colored with a true heart that a modern audience can connect to.

SOURCE: at 12:57PM
Wednesday, October 12, 2022
Thursday, September 22, 2022

‘Newsies’ impresses with fantastic performances at Arlington Players by Kendall Mostafavi

The music fills the heart to bursting, and the dancers are inspiring.

SOURCE: at 05:35AM
Tuesday, September 13, 2022

A picturesque and eerie ‘Macbeth’ from City of Fairfax Theatre Company by Kendall Mostafavi

The creative design and technical aspects really make this show. The soundtrack is downright haunting. The lighting and scenery are spot-on spooky.

SOURCE: at 09:13AM
Thursday, September 1, 2022

Love, hope, and talent delight in ‘Little Women’ at NextStop Theatre by Kendall Mostafavi

Performed with an abundance of heart and passion, the musical is a not-to-be-missed experience.

SOURCE: at 08:26PM
Thursday, August 11, 2022

Immersive ‘Rent’ at ArtsCentric sings with a full heart and soul by Kendall Mostafavi

A talented cast brings Jonathan Larson’s prize-winning musical to relatable life.

SOURCE: at 11:56AM
Sunday, August 7, 2022

‘Hamilton’ is back at Kennedy Center as invigorating as ever by Kendall Mostafavi

Watching performers masterfully step into these characters and tell their story is breathtaking.

SOURCE: at 09:21AM
Wednesday, July 20, 2022

2022 Capital Fringe Review: ‘All the Feels: An uplifting cabaret’ by Pinky Swear Productions by Kendall Mostafavi

A show true to its name: a group of friends have a karaoke party and sing about the highs and lows of pandemic life and the state of the world.

SOURCE: at 06:34PM

2022 Capital Fringe Review: ‘Green Machine’ by Jim McNeill by Kendall Mostafavi

A well-paced dramatic comedy about a pop-up pot shop in Mt. Pleasant.

SOURCE: at 08:12AM
Sunday, July 17, 2022

Monumental’s fantastic ‘tick, tick… BOOM!’ is a joy by Kendall Mostafavi

The entire vibe of the production is a warm blend of humor, hope, fear, and love.

SOURCE: at 10:36AM
Tuesday, July 5, 2022

Rorschach Theatre’s mind-blowing ‘Chemical Exile’ goes live July 7 by Kendall Mostafavi

The new performance style offers a wonderful conglomeration of storytelling, imagination, originality, and adventure.

SOURCE: at 07:58AM
Friday, May 13, 2022

ARTfactory’s fun, fast-paced ‘The Odd Couple’ was a comedic win by Kendall Mostafavi

The good chemistry between Felix and Oscar had the audience laughing at them, with them, and for them.

SOURCE: DC Metro Theater Arts at 08:55AM
Tuesday, May 3, 2022

‘Bright Star’ is a resounding success at Reston Community Players by Kendall Mostafavi

Playing through May 8, the award-winning musical has a fantastic cast and live orchestra and songs that pull the heartstrings.

SOURCE: DC Metro Theater Arts at 11:26AM
Tuesday, April 26, 2022

A solid ‘Death of a Salesman’ from Vienna Theatre Company by Kendall Mostafavi

The cast is strong and Arthur Miller's classic endures.

SOURCE: DC Metro Theater Arts at 11:56AM
Friday, March 4, 2022

Imagination Stage has a fun hit in funky and fresh ‘P. Nokio’ by Kendall Mostafavi

For kids 5 to 11 and their parents, a wonderfully engaging upgrade to the Pinocchio story with sick beats, fresh rhymes, and a technologic reboot.

SOURCE: DC Metro Theater Arts at 05:53AM
Sunday, January 16, 2022

Rorschach’s ‘Chemical Exile’ is already a grabber just two chapters in by Kendall Mostafavi

The theater's new season-long immersive experience excites the mind and ignites curiosity.

SOURCE: DC Metro Theater Arts at 06:22AM

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