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Archive for November, 2013

Arena Stage Maurice Hines is Tappin’ Thru Life

By • Nov 22nd, 2013 • Category: Reviews, Washington DC

Not only is Maurice Hines tappin’ thru life at the Arena Stage. He’s also talkin’ and singin’.

Woodrow Wilson High School West Side Story

By • Nov 21st, 2013 • Category: Cappies, Virginia, Washington DC

Woodrow Wilson High School’s production of West Side Story tackled this challenge head on creating an evening full of love, hope, and tragedy that ultimately conjured many tears from the audience.

George Mason High School Oklahoma!

By • Nov 20th, 2013 • Category: Cappies, Virginia

In this whirlwind of a romantic tale, George Mason High School managed to perform the difficult musical Oklahoma! with plenty of humor and commitment that shone through and made a fine show.

Briar Woods High School Nevermore! Edgar Allan Poe, The Final Mystery

By • Nov 20th, 2013 • Category: Cappies, Virginia

On the whole, Briar Woods High School’s production of Nevermore! indulged a resounding heartbeat in the swirling letters of Edgar Allan Poe’s soul.

Olney Theatre Center The King and I

By • Nov 20th, 2013 • Category: Maryland, Reviews

The Olney production is more than good enough to entice new audience members to come back for more and to grow to know and love these jewels of American creativity.

Hub Theatre Carried Away on the Crest of a Wave

By • Nov 20th, 2013 • Category: Reviews, Virginia

carried away on the crest of a wave is most certainly not a light evening out. It is very earnest in its depiction of darkness and despair.

Henley Street Theatre The Taming of the Shrew

By • Nov 19th, 2013 • Category: Reviews, Virginia

Whether you like Shakespeare or not, this is a great play and a great way to spend an evening out.

Shakespeare Theatre Company Mies Julie

By • Nov 18th, 2013 • Category: Reviews, Washington DC

For those with a taste for the raw power of live theater, and who don’t require a happy ending to be satisfied, Mies Julie by South African writer/director Yael Farbe is a work of art.

Albert Einstein High School Figments

By • Nov 15th, 2013 • Category: Cappies, Virginia

The endearing performance of Albert Einstein’s Figments was amusing and well done.

W.T. Woodson High School Into the Woods

By • Nov 15th, 2013 • Category: Cappies, Virginia

With their energy, dedication, and commendable performance of Sondheim’s intricate compositions, W.T. Woodson made their production a “wish come true” to watch.