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Archive for January, 2014

McLean Community Players Releases 2014-2015 Season

By • Jan 30th, 2014 • Category: News, Virginia

The McLean Community Players have announced their planned 2014-2015 season.




Helen Hayes Awards Nominations for 2013

By • Jan 30th, 2014 • Category: News, Virginia

On Monday evening, January 27th, the names of the nominees for the 30th Annual Helen Hayes Awards were announced at the National Theatre. theatreWashington [sic] board member Glen Howard hosted the event and live webcast. 155 artists, ensembles, and productions in 27 categories from 62 productions from 27 theatres were nominated. During the 2013 season […]




Shakespeare Theatre Company The Importance of Being Earnest

By • Jan 29th, 2014 • Category: Reviews, Washington DC

The Shakespeare Theatre Company’s production of Earnest meets many of the hurdles, though it takes a bit of time to warm up to them.




MetroStage Ella Fitzgerald: First Lady of Song

By • Jan 29th, 2014 • Category: Reviews, Virginia

We are fortunate to have Ella Fitzgerald: First Lady of Song cast a light on a long winter night’s darkness.




Little Theatre of Alexandria Ragtime

By • Jan 28th, 2014 • Category: Reviews, Virginia

Execution at a high level of the acting, musical, movement, and technical aspects of a production is expected from an A-level theater company like LTA, and this production does not disappoint.




Port City Playhouse The Ballad of the Red Knight

By • Jan 27th, 2014 • Category: Reviews, Virginia

Overall, The Ballad of the Red Knight is one for those who don’t take things too seriously in their appreciation of fantasy adventures and enjoy youthful insouciance.




Vienna Theatre Company This

By • Jan 26th, 2014 • Category: Reviews, Virginia

Clearly This does not have anything like universal appeal. But it can give a certain generational cohort the encouraging feeling that their preoccupations matter.




Reston Community Players Les Miserables

By • Jan 26th, 2014 • Category: Reviews, Virginia

Reston Community Players justifies its reputation as a top-notch company with this production, succeeding brilliantly in meeting the musical, dramatic, and technical demands of Les Miserables.




Swift Creek Mill Theatre The Miracle Worker

By • Jan 26th, 2014 • Category: Reviews, Virginia

The individual performances were strong, but in a story where the family dynamics are quite complicated; the performers didn’t seem to quite gel together.




CAT Theatre The Joshua Plant

By • Jan 26th, 2014 • Category: Reviews, Virginia

Berlin and Bucci have created an emotionally poignant and disarming presentation of what life must be like inside the mind of a child with autism and why they might do the things they do.