This Week – May 20-26, 2013
Here are the openings, closings, and auditions for the week of May 20-26, 2013.
Synetic Theater The Three Musketeers
The Three Musketeers, an original adaptation by Ben Cunis and Peter Cunis, was a dizzying spectacle of fighting, dancing and repartee.
This Week – May 13-19, 2013
Here are the openings, closings, and auditions for the week of May 13-19, 2013.
St. Mark’s Players Cabaret
Bravo to the cast and crew in general for a performance well done, in spite of the sound's considerable flaws.
Riverside Dinner Theater Legally Blonde the Musical
Riverside Dinner Theatre delivers a solid production; however, it never quite takes off to the level of "WOW."
Adventure Theatre MTC Big Nate
A well-cast, well-executed, up-beat, high energy performance to be enjoyed by both the sixth-grader as well as the sixth-grader at heart.
This Week’s Sponsors (May 13, 2013)
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Fauquier Community Theatre The King and I
Fauquier Community's The King and I was a pleasant evening of theater, marked by a huge cast and wonderful visuals throughout.
Constellation Theatre Company Gilgamesh
Constellation's Gilgamesh provides a colorful and active presentation of the outline of this hero's journey that is well worth watching.
Folger Theatre Twelfth Night
Overall, the energy and veracity of the cast as they showcased their wide range of talents and passions makes the Folger Theatre's Twelfth Night a show worth seeing.
Faction of Fools The Lady Becomes Him
Faction of Fools' production of The Lady Becomes Him is an enjoyable frolic through 17th-century Naples, peopled by a group of fun-loving actors.
This Week – May 6-12, 2013
Here are the openings, closings, and auditions for the week of May 6-12, 2013.
Arena Stage Other Desert Cities
Other Desert Cities is a good, rather than a great, script, and the success of a production rests largely with the quality of the acting. Arena's production scores high in this respect.
West Potomac High School Young Frankenstein the Musical
The cast and crew of Young Frankenstein the Musical successfully brought this tale to life, combining gut-splitting humor with heartfelt moments, bringing the audience to a well-deserved standing ovation.
Thomas Jefferson High School for Science and Technology Don’t Count on Forever
In a heart-warming rendition of Nancy Gilsenan's Don't Count on Forever last week, Thomas Jefferson High School for Science and Technology drove the audience back to the classic 1980s.
Heritage High School West Side Story
With striking choreography, high energy, and minimalist technical elements, Heritage High School reminded us that somewhere, there is a place for all of us.
T.C. Williams High School The Wiz
T.C. Williams High School's cast used their abundant vocal strengths, superb comedic timing, and strong characterization to create an exciting and enjoyable production of The Wiz.
Little Theatre of Alexandria 33 Variations
Every aspect of LTA's 33 Variations -- acting, music, technical theater -- exceeded even the high expectations an audience has for the work of a top-tier community theater company.
Reston Community Players 33 Variations
RCP's 33 Variations is a truly moving performance by a tightly knit group of people who are equal in their quest to tell a story.
Castaway Repertory Theatre Man of La Mancha
Castaways deserves credit for taking on a show that can be quite challenging for a group with limited resources, and the cast and staff clearly exerted substantial effort in putting the production together.