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Theatre Review: ‘Leader of the Pack: The Ellie Greenwich Musical’ at Dundalk Community Theatre

Songwriter Ellie Greenwich earned 25 gold and platinum records during her career, selling a phenomenal 100 million records.  Many of Greenwich's popular hit songs from the 1960's and 70's are a part of her autobiographical Broadway 'jukebox musical,' Leader of the Pack, directed and choreographed by … [Read More...]

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Top 5 Shows of the Week

1. Richard II at Chesapeake Shakespeare Company. "The Chesapeake Shakespeare Company’s production of Richard II should not be missed because of its historical significance and for its extraordinary production value." - April Forrer. READ review. Synopsis: One of Shakespeare’s most eloquent … [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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The cast of The Mystery of Edwin Drood. Photo by Beth Rado.

Theatre Review: ‘The Mystery of Edwin Drood’ at GMU

It's not often that the pre show announcement states, “Ladies and Gentlemen, please turn on your mobile devices.” With the addition of social media technology and fine visual projection work, George Mason University’s theatre department presents the musical mystery thriller The Mystery of Edwin Drood. Actually, the show cries out for such touches. An inventive musical fusion vehicle in its own … [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. Richard II at Chesapeake Shakespeare Company. “The Chesapeake Shakespeare Company’s production of Richard II should not be missed because of its historical significance and for its extraordinary production value.” – April Forrer. READ review. Synopsis: One of Shakespeare’s most eloquent works is this poetic chronicle of the cultured and vain King Richard II, who believes […]

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‘A Quick 5′ with Jefferson A. Russell

Jefferson A. Russell is currently playing the role of Brother Rashid who is a member of the Nation of Islam and the no nonsense bodyguard  to Muhammad Ali in Fetch Clay, Make Man at Round House Theatre. Jefferson was last seen at Round House Theatre last season in Two Trains Running and has also performed […]

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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