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All posts tagged "musicals"

  • Rags at The Theatre Lab

    The Theatre Lab School of the Dramatic Arts offers a production of the little-known 1986 musical Rags, by Stephen Schwartz (Pippin, Wicked), Charles Strouse (Annie)...

  • And the Curtain Rises

    And the Curtain Rises is the third part of Signature’s American Musical Voices Project, aimed at nurturing new shows. This valentine to musical comedy, a...

  • Babes in Arms

    Virginia’s American Century Theater offers a concert presentation of the Rodgers and Hart’s musical Babes in Arms. Forget the plot — all you need to...

  • ''Raising the Roof'' at Town [video]

    On Monday, April 26, the national touring company of Fiddler on the Roof convened at Town Danceboutique, where they performed an assortment of Broadway standards,...

  • Wide Awake

    ''Spring Awakening'' at the Kennedy Center Spring can really hang you up the most. It was in the spring of 1989 that Sen. Jesse Helms...

  • Memorable Tune

    Tommy Tune Jan. 1, 2009, officially marked Tommy Tune's 50th year in show business. And the lanky, improbably tall dancer-choreographer is commemorating the occasion by...

  • Fringe Benefits

    Jonathan Padget (right) Jonathan Padget knows his way around the Washington theater scene. Having spent a number of years as a former Metro Weekly staff...

  • Witch Slapped

    It was probably one of those ideas followed by the exclamation, ''That's so crazy it just might work!'' Don't simply create a stage version of...

  • Geek Love

    First of all, it's okay if your first reaction to hearing about a show that parodies Andrew Lloyd Webber musicals is, ''How will I know...

  • Tell-Tale Start

    Matt Conner cannot read music. But that hasn't stopped him from playing the piano for nearly three decades. He particularly likes to play in the...

  • Signature Moments

    ''My mother won't explain it,'' says Paris Barclay of his offbeat but memorably elegant first name. ''She claimed she was reading mythology when I was...

  • Killer Diller

    Razzle-dazzling: Gere A musical is only as great as its songs. Which would make John Kander and Fred Ebb's Chicago one of the greatest musicals...

  • Well-Trod Path

    Chad Kimball as Milky-White & Adam Wylie as Jack There's nothing inherently wrong with the new Broadway cast recording of Sondheim and Lapine's Into the...