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Archive for March, 2010

Toby’s Dinner Theatre Hairspray

By • Mar 31st, 2010 • Category: Reviews

A marvelous combination of entertaining music and thoughtful story, wrapped up in the glitter and glamor of the 60s.

Arena Stage The Light in the Piazza

By • Mar 30th, 2010 • Category: Reviews

You’re there in Tuscany and Florence. You share in their love and anguish and torment and fears. In a word, WOW! You had me from the start.

Theatre News Online March 29, 2010

By • Mar 29th, 2010 • Category: Published Elsewhere

DCTS: Curtain Call – meet the 2010 Helen Hayes nominees DCTS: Humble Boy (1st Stage)

Port City Playhouse Front Page

By • Mar 27th, 2010 • Category: Shows

Info About Port City Playhouse’s production of Front Page Performance Schedule: Playing through March 28th More info about Port City Playhouse Production history of Front Page Press Mentions Alexandria Gazette Packet: Huge Cast Fills Lee’s Stage; Some 22 Actors Perform 1920’s The Front Page Photo Gallery Mark Adams  – Hildy Johnson & Elizabeth Heir – […]

Duke Ellington School of the Arts Aftermath II: The Silence Soldiers: Breaking the Appearance of Delicacy

By • Mar 23rd, 2010 • Category: Cappies

Aftermath II: The Silence Soldiers: Breaking the Appearance of Delicacy is an original play by students from Duke Ellington School of the Arts about the pain and suffering of women all around the world. What was produced was a stunning production that pushed both the actors and the audience far out of their comfort zone.

Spotlight on the Molotov Theatre Group

By • Mar 19th, 2010 • Category: Interviews

Today The ShowBiz Radio spotlight is on the Molotov Theatre Group. We spoke with Alex Zavistovich, a founding member and resident goremister.

Bishop Ireton High School Go-Go Beach: A New Musical

By • Mar 17th, 2010 • Category: Cappies

Everyone involved in Bishop Ireton High School’s Go-Go Beach truly exemplified the aura of the 60’s between the happy-go-lucky attitude and the more realistic, ominous side.

2009 Watch Awards

By • Mar 14th, 2010 • Category: News

The celebration of the 2009 WATCH (Washington Area Theater Community Honors) Awards was held at a public ceremony at The Birchmere on Sunday, March 14, 2010. The awards this year marked the first time that awards were differentiated for musicals and plays. The ceremony was hosted by actor Fred Nelson. The ceremony, which ran 3 […]

Defensive Driving On Stage

By • Mar 10th, 2010 • Category: An Actor's Advice

You know what defensive driving is; proceeding with caution when behind the wheel and being prepared for the event that the other driver(s) are not going to do what is expected of them. We don’t assume that they are certainly going to do the wrong thing, because then we would be distracted. But we try […]

H-B Woodlawn Remembering Sarah Jane

By • Mar 9th, 2010 • Category: Cappies

Abuse, suicide, murder, and neglect: these are dark and difficult themes for high schoolers to portray, but H-B Woodlawn proved that it is more than possible in their affecting student written and directed drama, Remembering Sarah Jane.