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Archive for April, 2008

Review Schedule May 2-4

By • Apr 30th, 2008 • Category: ShowBizRadio

Here is this weekend’s schedule of shows we’ll be reviewing, subject to change. May 2, Talley’s Folly, Hard Bargain Players, Accokeek, Maryland May 3, Kind Lady, Chevy Chase Players, Washington DC May 4, Steel Magnolias, Providence Players, Falls Church, Virginia If you’d like us to review your show, please invite us. Obviously we can’t go […]




Greenbelt Arts Center The Octette Bridge Club

By • Apr 29th, 2008 • Category: Reviews

Listen to our review of the Greenbelt Arts Center’s production of The Octette Bridge Club [MP3 4:58 2.3MB]; or read the transcript.




Cedar Lane Stage King Lear

By • Apr 28th, 2008 • Category: Reviews

Listen to our review of Cedar Lane Stage’s production of King Lear [MP3 4:38 2.1MB]; or read the transcript.




Episcopal High School The Diviners

By • Apr 28th, 2008 • Category: Cappies

On April 26, as the rain came down outside the theatre, Episcopal High School presented an affecting production of The Diviners, a story of a mentally challenged boy attempting to overcome his fear of water with the help of a transient former priest. Written by Jim Leonard Jr. during his freshman year at Hanover College, […]




West Springfield High School The Music Man

By • Apr 28th, 2008 • Category: Cappies

“Gentlemen, you’ve intrigued me. I think I’ll have to give Iowa a try.” With those words, Harold Hill sets off to try and con the hard-lined, stubborn people of Iowa with his craftiness, shiny instruments, and red-striped crisp new uniforms, in West Springfield High School’s version of Meredith Willson’s The Music Man. Unbeknownst to many, […]




Yorktown High School Peter Pan

By • Apr 27th, 2008 • Category: Cappies

“Where do you live, Peter Pan?” Wendy asked, waiting anxiously for an answer. “Second star to the right and straight on till morning!” answered Peter. Well, Yorktown’s production of Peter Pan was ‘straight on’ and had a few ‘stars’ thrown in to boot. They brought Neverland to life, making anyone say ‘I Won’t Grow Up.’




Little Theatre of Alexandria Enchanted April

By • Apr 26th, 2008 • Category: Reviews

Listen to our review of the Little Theatre of Alexandria’s production of Enchanted April [MP3 5:54 2.7MB]; or read the transcript.




Washington Post: “More Shows, Fewer Showgoers”

By • Apr 24th, 2008 • Category: News, Published Elsewhere

The Washington Post reported on the Helen Hayes Awards report on the DC area’s professional companies in 2007: …67 professional companies presenting 8,050 performances of 454 shows. … Even so, derrieres in seats numbered about 36,000 fewer in 2007, the Hayes staff reported, with 1,908,557 people attending shows. Full story at More Shows, Fewer Showgoers […]




The Arlington Players Sweet Smell of Success

By • Apr 23rd, 2008 • Category: Reviews

Listen to our review of The Arlington Players’ production of Sweet Smell of Success [MP3 4:27 2MB]; or read the transcript.




Review Schedule April 23-26

By • Apr 23rd, 2008 • Category: ShowBizRadio

Here is this weekend’s schedule of shows we’ll be reviewing, subject to change. April 23, Enchanted April, Little Theatre of Alexandria, Alexandria, Virginia April 25, King Lear, Cedar Lane Stage, Bethesda, Maryland April 26, The Octette Bridge Club, Greenbelt Arts Center, Greenbelt, Maryland If you’d like us to review your show, please invite us. Obviously […]