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Archive for February, 2009

Springfield Community Theatre The Fantasticks

By • Feb 28th, 2009 • Category: Reviews

Read or listen to Mike & Laura Clark’s review of Springfield Community Theatre’s production of The Fantasticks.




ShowBizRadio Now Hiring Writers

By • Feb 27th, 2009 • Category: ShowBizRadio

ShowBizRadio covers theater from Warrenton, Virginia to Annapolis, Maryland. The sheer volume of productions in this region is overwhelming. As part of our goal to bring the most complete reviews and other information about theater to our ever growing audience, ShowBizRadio is looking for people to write reviews, columns, or interviews.




ShowBizRadio’s Reviews of the 2008 WATCH Nominated Productions

By • Feb 26th, 2009 • Category: ShowBizRadio

These are the ShowBizradio reviews of the 2008 shows that were nominated for a WATCH award. We reviewed 34 of the 48 nominated productions.




Sterling Playmakers Casting Roger in The Musical Comedy Murders of 1940

By • Feb 24th, 2009 • Category: News

Sterling Playmakers has an immediate opening for an actor to play Roger Hopewell in its production of The Musical Comedy Murders of 1940, which is currently in rehearsal. See SterlingPlaymakers.com for a character description and production dates. For more information, email mcm1940@sterlingplaymakers.com.




The Madeira School Once Upon a Mattress

By • Feb 24th, 2009 • Category: Cappies

In ancient Greek theatre it was very typical for show to consist of an all male cast, even for women’s roles; now, it’s the twenty-first century and The Madeira School brought a new spin to an old tradition. Madeira is an all girls school whose cast brought a female touch to Mary Rodger’s Once Upon […]




St. Andrew’s Episcopal School Urinetown

By • Feb 24th, 2009 • Category: Cappies

“What is Urinetown?” is a question that has been asked not only by inquiring theatergoers, but by members of the cast as well. The answer: Urinetown is a hilarious musical performed by St. Andrew’s Episcopal School.




Episcopal High School The Wizard of Oz

By • Feb 24th, 2009 • Category: Cappies

Not all roads go to Rome. The yellow brick road leads to the Emerald City; that is the route that the audience of The Wizard of Oz follows, as Dorothy and her friends endeavor to see the Wizard. Episcopal High School’s production of the beloved story based on L. Frank Baum’s book brought Kansas and […]




St. Alban’s and National Cathedral Schools The Music Man

By • Feb 24th, 2009 • Category: Cappies

The Music Man, with a capital “M” that’s near “N” that stands for National Cathedral, was recently performed by the members of St. Alban’s and National Cathedral Schools. Their 53 person cast made Meredith Willson’s musical their own and did so with energy and excitement.




1st Stage Pig Farm

By • Feb 24th, 2009 • Category: Reviews

Read McCall Doyle’s review of 1st Stage’s production of Pig Farm.




Freedom High School The Music Man

By • Feb 22nd, 2009 • Category: Cappies

When a con-man, traveling salesmen, an over-worked librarian, and the townspeople of River City Iowa are mixed together, “we surely got trouble.” Freedom High School’s production of Meredith Wilson’s Music Man triumphantly marched forward with all “Seventy-Six Trombones.”