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Archive for November, 2008

Little Theatre of Alexandria Scrooge the Musical

By • Nov 25th, 2008 • Category: Reviews

Read our review of the Little Theatre of Alexandria’s Scrooge the Musical.

James Madison High School Noises Off

By • Nov 24th, 2008 • Category: Cappies

A standing ovation, an honor rarely afforded to a performance. It is the kind of reward that is only given to those that have risen past expectation. James Madison High School’s production of Noises Off was one such performance.

Paul VI High School Damn Yankees

By • Nov 24th, 2008 • Category: Cappies

O Baseball. It’s America’s favorite pastime and for its most loyal of fans, six months out of every year are full of nail biting intensity and severe stress. But just how far would you go to ensure the success of your favorite team? For the cast and crew of Paul VI’s production of Damn Yankees, […]

Woodrow Wilson Senior High School Ragtime

By • Nov 24th, 2008 • Category: Cappies

Woodrow Wilson Senior High School’s production of Ragtime was a heart-wrenching performance filled with tears and sorrow, yet in the end produced a light at the end of the dark tunnel. Ragtime tells the story of three groups in the beginning of the twentieth century, the upper-class Anglo-Saxons, the fleeing immigrants from Europe, and the […]

George Mason High School Brigadoon

By • Nov 24th, 2008 • Category: Cappies

Soothing, mystical chants enticed the audience into George Mason High School’s production of the 1947 musical Brigadoon as they took us on a journey that was “almost like falling in love.”

Walt Whitman High School Damn Yankees

By • Nov 24th, 2008 • Category: Cappies

Homeruns, cracker jacks, hot dogs and baseball. You can’t get much more American than the ballpark. Add some deals with the devil, a seductive temptress, amazing special effects and a cast of incredibly talented actors and you’ve got Walt Whitman’s production of Damn Yankees.

Langley High School Noises Off

By • Nov 24th, 2008 • Category: Cappies

Bags! Boxes! Doors! Comedic antics galore crowd the stage of Langley’s production of the farcical comedy Noises Off. Oh, and don’t forget the sardines! (Dotty did quite a lot!)

McLean High School Romeo and Juliet

By • Nov 23rd, 2008 • Category: Cappies

There is not a more classic tale of forbidden love than that of Romeo and Juliet. McLean High School paid tribute to these love-struck teenagers in their production of the timeless piece. It would be hard to find a better known piece of literature in the world, but McLean used this to their advantage and […]

Mount Vernon High School Arsenic and Old Lace

By • Nov 23rd, 2008 • Category: Cappies

The cast at Mount Vernon High School invited the audience to visit with the Brewster family and enjoy a glass of their “special” elderberry wine in their recent witty presentation of the macabre comedy, Arsenic and Old Lace.

Review Schedule November 21-23

By • Nov 21st, 2008 • Category: ShowBizRadio

ShowBizRadio is planning to cover the following shows this weekend: Noises Off, Langley High School, McLean, Virginia Scrooge, The Musical, Potomac Theatre Company, Potomac, Maryland Third, Silver Spring Stage, Silver Spring, Maryland Scrooge, The Musical, Little Theatre of Alexandria, Alexandria, Virginia Many thanks to McCall Doyle and Lisa Kay Morton for covering some of these […]