Archives for March 27, 2013

Hicken and Harrison are perfect in 4000 Miles

Venerable DC-area actress Tana Hicken might soon be hanging up her spurs, but not before she graces the District with her wit, grace, and canny realism a final time in Studio Theatre’s emotional 4000 Miles. Hicken teams with the disarmingly sincere Grant Harrison to spin a tale of a lonely grandmother and her aimless grandson […]

Ah, the drama, the comedy, the cash! Two monologue competitions next week

The heat has officially been turned way up on the lowly monologue. Next week, audiences will have two chances to cheer on their favorite performers as they compete for the adoration of the crowd, the approval of judges, and cash prizes.

A drop in to La-Ti-Do: DC’s Weekly Cabaret

In New York City, it seems, one can find a cabaret venue on virtually every corner.  Although such institutions are far less common in our own metropolitan area, things are starting to change.   Much of these thanks go to two infectiously energetic musical theatre aficionados – Regie Cabico and DonMike Mendoza. 

Katie Roche at the Mint

For reasons of his own, Jonathan Bank, the artistic director of the very useful Mint Theatre, seems determined to single-handedly deliver the playwright Teresa Deevy from oblivion to renewed prominence on the theatre scene.

West End Broadway: The Golden Age of the American Musical in London

British author and record producer Adrian Wright closes a gap in the available material on musical theater with an interesting and easily read book on just what its title promises – “West End Broadway: The Golden Age of the American Musical in London.”

Compass Rose offers an ambitious 4 play season for 2013-2014

Annapolis-based Compass Rose Theater will produce a 2013-2014 season which features a graduate of the 2007 New York Fringe Festival and productions of three well-known and much-honored plays, the company announced yesterday.

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