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Holly Twyford and Luigi Sottile as Olivia and Ethan. (Theresa Wood)

Theatre Review: ‘Sex with Strangers’ at Signature Theatre

It is not every day that I go to see Sex with Strangers, let alone talk about it afterwards. Signature Theatre touched on that in the program's welcome message, quipping, "We'd have said simply, 'Welcome to Sex with Strangers' but we thought that could be misconstrued." far more to do with intimacy … [Read More...]

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Top 5 Shows of the Week

1. You’re A Good Man, Charlie Brown at Reston Community Players. "Overall, the Reston Community Player’s managed to take Charlie Brown and make it their own while still reflecting the beloved characteristics of the original." - Jennifer Minich. READ review. Synopsis: Winner of two Tony … [Read More...]

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News: The Highwood Theatre Presents ‘No Exit’

The Highwood Theatre presents No Exit Highwood’s first professional production of the 2014­-2015 season Six Performances: October 30, November 1, 7 & 8 at 7:30 pm; November 2 & 9 at 2:00 pm at The Highwood Theatre in Downtown Silver Spring Your Theatre, a division of The Highwood … [Read More...]

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Sherri L. Edelen, Susan Derry, Florrie Bagel.  Photos courtesy of Signature Theatre.

Cabaret Review: ‘Signature Sisters’ at Signature Theatre

A half-lit room, small tables with people murmuring pre-show whispers sipping drinks, a mature, knowing crowd...with a little aroma of smoke and without the AC vents, I could picture myself in Soho basement nitespot, taking in the ten o’clock set. Yet I found myself buried in the inner sanctum of  Signature Theatre in Arlington, taking in the Signature Sisters, a trio of talented women whose … [Read More...]

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News: The Highwood Theatre Presents ‘No Exit’

The Highwood Theatre presents No Exit Highwood’s first professional production of the 2014­-2015 season Six Performances: October 30, November 1, 7 & 8 at 7:30 pm; November 2 & 9 at 2:00 pm at The Highwood Theatre in Downtown Silver Spring Your Theatre, a division of The Highwood Theatre, presents the existential classic No Exit […]

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News: A Touching and Fitting Tribute for Actress Tana Hicken

This past Monday evening, in the Studio Theatre’s Metheny space, members of the DC theatre community came together, to remember one of our finest actresses. Tana Hicken passed away at age 70 on August 17th from a rare autoimmune disorder. In her distinguished career she performed in a staggering 156 productions playing everything from Shakespeare […]

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Top 5 Shows of the Week

1. You’re A Good Man, Charlie Brown at Reston Community Players. “Overall, the Reston Community Player’s managed to take Charlie Brown and make it their own while still reflecting the beloved characteristics of the original.” – Jennifer Minich. READ review. Synopsis: Winner of two Tony awards- featured actress (Kristin Chenoweth) and featured actor (Roger Bart),the musical showcases […]

Top 5 Shows of The Week: Halloween Edition

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‘A Quick 5′ with Parker Esse

Parker Esse is currently the choreographer for Fiddler on the Roof  at Arena Stage which begins performances on October 31st. This is Parker’s  fifth production with Arena Stage and with artistic director Molly Smith. He previoulsy choreographed Arena Stage’s The Music Man (Helen Hayes nomination), critically acclaimed Oklahoma! (Helen Hayes Award), The Light in the Piazza and A Christmas Carol 1941. […]

Joseph Ritsch

‘A Quick 5′ with Joseph Ritsch

Joseph Ritsch is currently the Co-Producing Artistic Director at Rep Stage. You would think that would be enough of a job to keep him busy but Joseph is also the director for Rep Stage’s season opener Venus in Fur.  Joseph is a principal ensemble member with Jane Comfort and Company, and has performed at The Joyce […]