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Virginia Repertory Theatre The Charitable Sisterhood of the Second Trinity Victory Church

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

While some of the plot resolution is a bit contrived, the strong performances of the cast and the fascinating twists and turns of the story add up to one thing: we need to do is support this wonderful piece of original local theater.

Firehouse Theatre Project Hair

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

The young and exuberant cast is filled with amazing vocal and dance talent.

Swift Creek Mill Theatre The Dixie Swim Club

By • Jun 30th, 2014 • Category: Reviews, Virginia

The five women of The Dixie Swim Club show that while aging is no day at the spa; you can walk through it with dignity and laughter.

Virginia Repertory Theatre The Color Purple

By • Jun 21st, 2014 • Category: Reviews, Virginia

Take the time this summer to enjoy the beauty of Virginia Reps’ The Color Purple to witness the rich, beautiful theatrical art they have made.

Signature Theatre Cloak and Dagger

By • Jun 17th, 2014 • Category: Reviews, Virginia

Up for something with amusement, silliness, and banter propelled by a lively score and excellent voices? Then head off to Cloak and Dagger at Signature Theatre.

Scena Theatre Happy Days

By • Jun 17th, 2014 • Category: Reviews, Washington DC

“So little to say, so little to do, and the fear so great,” says the character Winnie. Yet she finds a way to go on looking ever forward to other Happy Days.

Richmond Triangle Players Cabaret

By • Jun 17th, 2014 • Category: Reviews, Virginia

As the Emcee says “leave your troubles outside” because life at this Cabaret at RTP is a beautifully staged, well-cast production.

Victorian Lyric Opera Company The Pirates of Penzance

By • Jun 16th, 2014 • Category: Maryland, Reviews

The current Victorian Lyric Opera Company (VLOC) production in Rockville is a very lively effort both the musical and staging aspects of which succeed delightfully.

Richmond Shakespeare A Midsummer Night’s Dream

By • Jun 16th, 2014 • Category: Reviews, Virginia

Aptly timed, with ambient fireflies (or fairies?) to light up the sky; A Midsummer Night’s Dream makes for a magical early summer evening of entertainment.

Studio Theatre Grounded

By • Jun 16th, 2014 • Category: Reviews, Washington DC

Grounded is an issue-raising script and performance that doesn’t shrivel away from tough matters.