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Mount Vernon High School Aida: School Edition

By • May 21st, 2014 • Category: Cappies, Virginia

Although simplistic in spectacle as most high school shows are, MVHS’s Aida: School Edition did not disappoint in delivery.

Riverside Dinner Theater Steel Magnolias

By • May 19th, 2014 • Category: Reviews, Virginia

Strong performances filled with laughs and tears make Riverside Center’s production of Steel Magnolias a strong choice for southern charm and entertainment on a warm spring evening.

Creative Cauldron Shout! The Mod Musical

By • May 14th, 2014 • Category: Reviews, Virginia

The Creative Cauldron’s Shout! The Mod Musical will be comfort food for those who know each lyric and opening musical note from a time when the songs were fresh and new; song by female singers hoping to make their way onto American Bandstand.

Synetic Theater Three Men in a Boat

By • May 14th, 2014 • Category: Reviews, Virginia

Synetic Theater has successfully moved well beyond its usual formula of “silent” Shakespeare with a light-hearted Three Men in a Boat (To say nothing of the dog).

Swift Creek Mill Theatre Beyond the Rainbow: Garland at Carnegie Hall

By • May 14th, 2014 • Category: Reviews, Virginia

Since Garland has been gone for 50 years, Garrett and Mincks’ talents make Beyond the Rainbow the closest we can come to experiencing the legend live today.

Pope John Paul the Great Catholic High School Fiddler on the Roof

By • May 13th, 2014 • Category: Cappies, Virginia

As turmoil strikes Tsarist Russia, Pope John Paul the Great Catholic High School’s fantastic Fiddler on the Roof proves, through one melodious instrument, that hope thrives in this dreary, impetuous world through change, balance, and tradition.

TheatreLab Closer

By • May 6th, 2014 • Category: Reviews, Virginia

For those who enjoy a dark, artistic study of the more sinister sides of human nature, Closer is the play to see.

NextStop Theatre Company Into the Woods

By • May 5th, 2014 • Category: Reviews, Virginia

The excellence of the performances and thoughtful design elements make this production one I will remember.

Signature Theatre The Threepenny Opera

By • May 2nd, 2014 • Category: Reviews, Virginia

In the polished, strongly sung production of The Threepenny Opera at Signature, there are still stings of social critique from Brecht and Weill that make their marks in the venom-laden book and score.

Vienna Theatre Company Willy Wonka

By • May 2nd, 2014 • Category: Reviews, Virginia

The uneven Vienna Theatre Company (VTC) production of the stage musical version retains considerable charm.