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Theatre Review: ‘Cinderella: The Remix’ at Imagination Stage

In the land of Hip-Hop Hollywood, girls are limited in what they are allowed to do.  The people in Hip-Hop Hollywood don’t let girls disc jockey (DJ), and if you can’t DJ, then you have no power – you’re not hip in Hollywood.  Imagination Stage’s production of Cinderella: The Remix is the last … [Read More...]

Ines Nassara

‘A Quick 5′ with Ines Nassara

Ines Nassara is currently playing Ronny in the smash hit production of Hair at Keegan Theatre. Ines recently made a big impression on me and everyone else as the Civil Rights Marcher in Crossing at Signature Theatre. She is currently attending Towson University and has appeared in their productions … [Read More...]

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Theatre News: Jewish Community Center of Northern Virginia Presents the World Premiere of ‘Cinder-Rachella’

The Jewish Community Center of Northern Virginia 2013-2014 Performing Arts Series will wrap its second season with the world premiere of Cinder-Rachella, a new musical adaptation which celebrates Jewish and Israeli culture through the eyes of the iconic fairytale Princess. The JCCNV commissioned the … [Read More...]

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Theatre Review: ‘The Great American Trailer Park Musical’ by Rockville Musical Theatre

David Nehls (music and lyrics) and Betsy Kelso (book) would be proud to witness such an outstanding performance ofThe Great American Trailer Trash Musical as presented by the Rockville Musical Theatre in Gaithersburg, Maryland. Every scene was executed with great heart and each actor brought his or her character vividly to life. The story takes place at a trailer park in Florida called … [Read More...]

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Theatre News: Jewish Community Center of Northern Virginia Presents the World Premiere of ‘Cinder-Rachella’

The Jewish Community Center of Northern Virginia 2013-2014 Performing Arts Series will wrap its second season with the world premiere of Cinder-Rachella, a new musical adaptation which celebrates Jewish and Israeli culture through the eyes of the iconic fairytale Princess. The JCCNV commissioned the new work from Leslie A. Kobylinski (book and lyrics) and Alvin […]

Jonathan Tunick and Signature Theatre Artistic Director Eric Schaeffer. Photo by Margot Schulman.

Theatre News: Signature Theatre Honors Jonathan Tunick at 6th Annual Sondheim Award Gala

On April 7, 2014, Broadway stars Heidi Blickenstaff, Pamela Myers, and John Leslie Wolfe performed alongside an 18-piece orchestra as Virginia’s Tony Award®-winning Signature Theatre honored renowned orchestrator and longtime Stephen Sondheim collaborator, Jonathan Tunick. Tunick received Signature’s sixth Stephen Sondheim Award at a black-tie Gala Benefit at the Embassy of Italy. The award, established in 2009 in honor of America’s most influential musical theater writer and […]

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Theatre News: No Rules Theatre Co. Names New Full Time Artistic Director & New Board of Directors

No Rules Theatre Co. (NRTC), the original dual-headquartered theatre company based in Winston-Salem, NC, and Arlington, VA, has announced the appointment of Joshua Morgan as its first full-time Artistic Director, supervising artistic and management operations for the organization. The position was created through a generous grant from The Winston-Salem Foundation and private donors. The company also announced new […]

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Season Announcement: Folger Theatre Announces it’s 2014/2015 Season

Folger Theatre Artistic Producer Janet Alexander Griffin today announced the 2014/15 season. With six full Shakespeare productions on stage at the Folger to celebrate the Bard’s 450th, Folger Theatre will start the upcoming season with two special, limited engagements by London’s Shakespeare’s Globe. First, the acclaimed staging of Hamlet, seen at the Folger in 2012, […]

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Ines Nassara

‘A Quick 5′ with Ines Nassara

Ines Nassara is currently playing Ronny in the smash hit production of Hair at Keegan Theatre. Ines recently made a big impression on me and everyone else as the Civil Rights Marcher in Crossing at Signature Theatre. She is currently attending Towson University and has appeared in their productions of Spring Awakening and Rent. Other stage […]

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Top 5 Shows of the Week

1. Golda’s Balcony at Theater J. “Tovah Feldshuh’s carefully-researched, fully-realized embodiment of one of Israel’s most controversial founders is a wonder to behold.” - Andrew White. READ Andrew White’s review. Synopsis: A riveting portrait of one of the great women of our time, Golda Meir,Golda’s Balcony is the final work from Tony® Award-winning playwright William Gibson (The Miracle Worker, Two […]

Kate Skinner

‘A Quick 5′ with Kate Skinner

Kate Skinner is currently playing the role of Mistress Quickly in Shakespeare Theatre Company’s epic rep of Henry IV Parts 1 and 2. Kate’s many appearances at STC include The Alchemist, King Lear (mainstage and Free For All), Peer Gynt, Othello, Henry VI, Measure for Measure, The Misanthrope, Much Ado About Nothing and Twelfth Night. On Broadway she appeared […]

Peter Flynn. Photo by Gary Erskine.

‘A Quick 5′ with Peter Flynn

Peter Flynn is currently the director of The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee at Ford’s Theatre. Peter’s main production debut at Ford’s Theatre was a  big one as he helmed the record-breaking production of 1776 in 2012 . He previously directed the February 2009 Grand Reopening Celebration of Ford’s Theatre featuring James Earl Jones, Audra […]