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

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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 […]

News: Costume Designer and Professor at Howard University, Reggie Ray Has Died


Popular costume designer and Professor at Howard University, Reggie Ray passed away this morning. Reggie Ray has designed for Artistic Directors and Directors which include Debbie Allen (Kennedy Center), Al Freeman, Jr. (Martha’s Vineyard Playhouse), Ron Himes (St. Louis Black Rep.), Mike Malone, (Howard University), Joy Zinoman (Studio Theatre) and countless others. Theatre Critics have […]

News: Letter from Actress Irene Worth to Acting Students from 1992

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Actress Irene Worth AKA Harriet Elizabeth Abrams was born in 1916 in NE and passed away in 2002 in NYC.  Many of her performances were in London’s West End, frequently playing Shakespearean roles at the Old Vic theatre.  On Broadway, she was the winner of 3 Tony Awards during her long career for her roles in: Tiny Alice (1965),  Sweet […]

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News: Bowie Community Theatre Presents ‘The Murder Room’

The Murder Room  by Jack Sharkey If Monty Python were tasked with rewriting an Agatha Christie murder mystery, the results wouldn’t be half as funny as The Murder Room, where  “murder most foul” becomes “mayhem most farcical.” Mavis Templeton Hollister returns to Brynwood Cottage in northern England only to find her husband, Edgar, waiting to […]

News: Actor Joseph Marcell Keeping a Strong Theater Tradition Alive by Touring Shakespeare’s ‘King Lear’ to the Masses

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Actor Joseph Marcell is living his dream right now. He is currently touring the states playing the lead role in Shakespeare’s King Lear. This production started at Shakespeare’s Globe in London and is now playing at our very own Folger Theatre through September 21st. The DC press core was recently invited to participate in a […]

News: Support US Navy Disabled Veteran, Robert Levoy by Mailing Him Your Playbills and other Theatre Items to Help Decorate Man Cave

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US Navy Disabled Veteran, Robert Levoy gave to our country and now I am calling out to all of our readers to consider giving back by supporting his hobby of collecting Playbills, posters, autographs, and other theatre and music-related items. Robert Levoy says that he “was on active duty as a hospital corpsman attached to […]

News: Al Green, Tom Hanks, Patricia McBride, Sting and Lily Tomlin To Receive 37th Annual Kennedy Center Honors


The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts announced the selection of the five individuals who will receive the 2014 Kennedy Center Honors. Recipients to be honored at the 37th annual national celebration of the arts are: singer Al Green, actor and filmmaker Tom Hanks, ballerina Patricia McBride, singer-songwriter Sting, and comedienne Lily Tomlin. “The Kennedy Center celebrates five […]

News: Interview with Michael J. Bobbitt and James Gardiner about Auditions for ATMTC’s Student Production of ‘Into the Woods, Jr.’ That Will Travel to Junior Theatre Festival in Atlanta

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ATMTC offers students the experience of performing in fully produced student productions, ensemble showcases and recitals. These intensive performance and training opportunities are for motivated and talented musical theater students. Auditions for the Into The Woods, Jr. company will be held on Sept. 6 and 7 at the Adventure Theatre Academy in Wintergreen Plaza on […]

News: An Interview with Bill Leary from Wolf Pack Theatre Company

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The Wolf Pack Theatre Company located in Prince George’s County was founded by Bill Leary.  You could say that he is the leader of the pack.  I had the chance to speak with him about his new theatre company and his new play Masquerade which is getting its world premiere this fall. Maryland Theatre Guide (MDTG): Why is […]

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