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Archive for October, 2013

Constellation Theatre Company 36 Views

By • Oct 31st, 2013 • Category: Reviews

So subtle, intricate, and well designed and performed are every detail and nuance of 36 Views that this is one of those rare productions that would reward more than a single viewing. Fascinating, from start to finish. Really.




Kensington Arts Theatre Parade

By • Oct 30th, 2013 • Category: Reviews

In addition to sounding a cautionary note about contemporary demagoguery, the value of Parade in KAT’s production is that it takes what could simply be a history lesson and incarnates it in vivid, believable characters whose motivations and become clear to and can move an audience.




Signature Theatre Pride in the Falls of Autrey Mill

By • Oct 30th, 2013 • Category: Reviews

“You are only as sick as your secrets” — or so the saying goes. Applying that bit of ancient wisdom to the farce/drama now premiering at Signature Theatre, I would say that playwright Paul Downs Colaizzo’s characters are sick, sick, sick.




Spotlight on carried away on the crest of a wave

By • Oct 30th, 2013 • Category: Interviews

An interview with Hub Theatre Artistic Director Helen Pafumi and carried away on the crest of a wave Playwright David Yee.




This Week – October 28-November 3, 2013

By • Oct 28th, 2013 • Category: This Week

Here are the openings, closings, and auditions for the week of October 28-November 3, 2013.




Arena Stage Love in Afghanistan

By • Oct 28th, 2013 • Category: Reviews

Its title notwithstanding, Charles Randolph-Wright’s new play, Love in Afghanistan, now playing at Arena Stage, has little in it of the conventional love story.




Spotlight on Molotov Theatre Group’s Extremities

By • Oct 28th, 2013 • Category: Interviews

Learn about Molotov Theatre Group’s current production of William Mastrosimone’s Extremities, an intense psychological drama about the aftermath of an attempted rape when the intended victim turns the tables on her attacker.




This Week’s Sponsors (October 28, 2013)

By • Oct 28th, 2013 • Category: Sponsors

We’d like to thank the Montgomery Playhouse, Vienna Theatre Company and The Lopez Summer Conservatory of Theatre for sponsoring ShowBizRadio this week. Montgomery Playhouse opens God’s Favorite next weekend, on Friday the 8th. Vienna Theatre Company closes the Steve Martin comedy Picasso at the Lapin Agile this weekend. The Lopez Summer Conservatory of Theatre is […]




Folger Theatre Romeo and Juliet

By • Oct 25th, 2013 • Category: Reviews

In bringing Shakespeare’s Romeo and Juliet to view, Helen Hayes Award-winning director Aaron Posner puts his stamp on the plague on both houses showing us a world through a glass darkly.




Vienna Theatre Company Picasso at the Lapin Agile

By • Oct 25th, 2013 • Category: Reviews

Martin’s script is uneven, intermittently humorous and tedious. But the performances at VTC make the evening a worthwhile entertainment.