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Archive for January, 2010

Show Cancellations for Saturday Jan 30

By • Jan 30th, 2010 • Category: News

ShowBizRadio is posting information about shows that have been canceled this evening at our Twitter feed. If you’re planning on attending a show this weekend, definitely call ahead to confirm the performance will be taking place.

Fauquier Community Theatre The Miracle Worker

By • Jan 26th, 2010 • Category: Reviews

The Director, Nancy Daugherty, was able to cast a truly wonderful show. My only disappointment is you only have one weekend left to catch this show.

Helen Hayes Awards Nominations for 2009

By • Jan 26th, 2010 • Category: News

The nominees for the 26th Annual Helen Hayes Awards were announced on Monday, January 25, 2010 at the National Theatre Helen Hayes Gallery. During 2009, 182 productions were produced that met the Helen Hayes Awards’ eligibility requirements. The 26th Annual Helen Hayes Awards will be presented on Monday evening April 5, 2010, a gala celebration […]

American Century Theater Will Success Spoil Rock Hunter?

By • Jan 25th, 2010 • Category: Reviews

There are so many things right about American Century Theater’s production of Will Success Spoil Rock Hunter?, everything deserves recognition.

Briar Woods High School Cinderella

By • Jan 24th, 2010 • Category: Cappies

The modern-day princess tends to gravitate towards power lunches over elaborate balls, more dependent on her BlackBerry than any fairy godmother. So a story like Cinderella might have lost its relevance to a generation who would never be caught dead losing a glass stiletto in the middle of a recession and for whom love at […]

Signature Theatre I Am My Own Wife

By • Jan 21st, 2010 • Category: Reviews

Andrew Long gently guides us through the story of Charlotte, softly introducing each character with a distinctive quality, making it easier for the viewer to discern who was talking to whom.

Little Theatre of Alexandria Scapino!

By • Jan 20th, 2010 • Category: Reviews

The cast as a whole seemed to be having a good time on stage, with nothing to be taken too seriously. Don’t come to the show expecting any kind of solid plot line or structure cause you won’t find it in Scapino! cause anything goes!

What’s In Your Backstage Bag?

By • Jan 20th, 2010 • Category: An Actor's Advice

In theatre, as in life, one cannot prepare for every single possible contingency. Things happen that catch us off guard, and that is the way it goes. But there are certain common things that can happen to an actor which may be minor in and of themselves, but wreak havoc on a performance. Ergo being […]

Dominion Stage Reefer Madness

By • Jan 19th, 2010 • Category: Reviews

Dominion director Matthew Randall’s show is not subtle. But it is punchy. The show’s tone is raucous ridicule.

Osbourn High School King Stag

By • Jan 18th, 2010 • Category: Cappies

While many think of Shakespeare when they hear of a devious fairy, a metamorphosis, and mismatched lovers, Osbourn High School’s whimsical production of Carlo Gozzi’s 18th century play, King Stag, told a very different story.