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Archive for February, 2008

Spotlight on Scott Bailey, Rooftop Productions

By • Feb 28th, 2008 • Category: Interviews

Listen to Mike interview Scott Bailey [MP3 8:14 3.8MB], artistic director of Rooftop Productions; or read the transcript.




Spotlight on Norma Ozur, Greenbelt Arts Center

By • Feb 27th, 2008 • Category: Interviews

Listen to Mike interview Norma Ozur [MP3 14:30 6.6MB], president of the Greenbelt Arts Center; or read the transcript.




Tantallon Community Players The Piano Lesson

By • Feb 26th, 2008 • Category: Reviews

Listen to our review of Tantallon Community Players’ production of The Piano Lesson [MP3 4:06 1.9MB]; or read the transcript.




Silver Spring Stage The Cripple of Inishmaan

By • Feb 26th, 2008 • Category: Reviews, Stand Out!

Listen to our review of Silver Spring Stage’s production of The Cripple of Inishmaan [MP3 5:45 2.6MB]; or read the transcript.




Manassas Park High School The Crucible

By • Feb 25th, 2008 • Category: Cappies

In a town governed by religious austerity, the desire to avoid punishment can push a person so far as to ruin the lives of others. Is your friend and neighbor really a witch or is she just lying to save herself from an unfortunate accusation? At what point is saving your life worth abandoning your […]




The Madeira School Annie

By • Feb 25th, 2008 • Category: Cappies

Madeira’s production of Annie didn’t wait until tomorrow to shine. Last weekend, the girls at Madeira outdid themselves as orphans, maids, and even men of New York City. Annie, originally based on a comic strip by Harold Gray, was adapted for the stage by Thomas Meehan, with music by Charles Strouse and lyrics by Martin […]




St. Albans & National Cathedral Schools Beauty and the Beast

By • Feb 25th, 2008 • Category: Cappies

A tale as old as time graced the stage at St. Albans & National Cathedral Schools this weekend. Beauty and the Beast, the 17th century French folk tale retold so memorably by Disney on screen, has a new life onstage. When the classic animation came out in 1991, it was the first cartoon to be […]




Review Schedule February 27 to March 2

By • Feb 24th, 2008 • Category: ShowBizRadio

These are the shows we’re planning to review this weekend, weather and health permitting. February 27: The Secret Garden, Little Theatre of Alexandria, Alexandria, Virginia February 29: Moon Over Buffalo, Providence Players, Falls Church, Virginia (we missed this on Opening Night because of ice and Laura was sick.) March 1: Urinetown, the Musical, Reston Community […]




Theater News From Around the Web

By • Feb 23rd, 2008 • Category: News

Here are a few interesting stories I’ve read on the web over the past few weeks: BackStage.com: Theatre Breaks Barriers for Disabled Actors Inside Higer Ed: Worried About Guns? Ban a Campus Musical TimeOut Chicago: Everyone’s a critic




Spotlight on Rikki Howie, and The Piano Lesson

By • Feb 22nd, 2008 • Category: Interviews

Listen to Mike interview Richelle “Rikki” Howie [MP3 15:20 7.0MB], director of Tantallon Community Players’ upcoming production of The Piano Lesson, choreographer and actor; or read the transcript.