Rebecca Maynard

Rebecca Maynard Rebecca Maynard has been writing professionally for eleven years. She was a reporter and photographer for the Loudoun Times-Mirror newspaper in Leesburg, Va., for four years, and now writes and edits freelance and for the Clarke County Observer magazine. She received her bachelor's degree in journalism and English from Shenandoah University, where she covered the school's theatrical performances for the campus newspaper. She covers local theater in the Washington, D.C. area where she lives.



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BWW Review: JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR Shines at Kensington Arts TheatreBWW Review: JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR Shines at Kensington Arts Theatre
Posted: Nov. 10, 2015


BWW Review: BOEING BOEING at NextStop Theatre CompanyBWW Review: BOEING BOEING at NextStop Theatre Company
April 10, 2017

Just outside the hustle and bustle of Washington, DC, high quality theater is found at the NextStop Theatre Company in Herndon. BOEING BOEING, a delightful comedy, runs in the 114 seat theaterthrough April 30.

BWW Review: AN IRISH CHRISTMAS - A CELEBRATION OF CAROLS at Kennedy CenterBWW Review: AN IRISH CHRISTMAS - A CELEBRATION OF CAROLS at Kennedy Center
December 14, 2016

It's beginning to look a lot like Christmas, and just one example of that is found in modern hymn writers Keith and Kristyn Getty's 'An Irish Christmas - A Celebration of Carols' concert tour. They're playing different U.S. cities most nights, and while I was fortunate enough to see them at Washington, D.C.'s Kennedy Center, they will be back in the area Saturday, December 17, at First Baptist Church of Alexandria, VA.

BWW Review: JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR Shines at Kensington Arts TheatreBWW Review: JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR Shines at Kensington Arts Theatre
November 10, 2015

"What's the buzz? Tell me what's-a-happening?" Anyone familiar with JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR, Andrew Lloyd Webber's long-lived rock musical, will find those lyrics familiar. And the buzz, in my opinion, is that an excellent production of the musical is showing now through November 21 courtesy of the Kensington Arts Theatre in Maryland.

BWW Reviews: ELEPHANT AND PIGGIE'S WE ARE IN A PLAY Delivers Fun for the Whole Family At Kennedy CenterBWW Reviews: ELEPHANT AND PIGGIE'S WE ARE IN A PLAY Delivers Fun for the Whole Family At Kennedy Center
November 29, 2013

If you're the parent of a child aged 10 or younger, chances are you've heard of the best-selling "Elephant and Piggie" books, by best-selling author and Emmy Award-winning writer Mo Willems. But you may not have heard of the musical "Elephant and Piggie's We Are in a Play," because the show just began its world premiere at Washington D.C.'s Kennedy Center Family Theater.

BWW Reviews: Matthew Bourne's SLEEPING BEAUTY Ballet Enchants at the Kennedy CenterBWW Reviews: Matthew Bourne's SLEEPING BEAUTY Ballet Enchants at the Kennedy Center
November 15, 2013

Halloween may be over, but Matthew Bourne's ballet production of Sleeping Beauty at Washington, D.C.'s Kennedy Center will satisfy the tastes of anyone who enjoys vampires and Gothic storytelling.

BWW Reviews: MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET Brings Old Time Rock and Roll to the Kennedy CenterBWW Reviews: MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET Brings Old Time Rock and Roll to the Kennedy Center
September 30, 2013

On December 4, 1956, four young musicians gathered at Sun Records in Memphis for what has been called one of the greatest jam sessions ever. The national tour of the Tony Award winning MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET, running now through October 6 at Washington, D.C.'s Kennedy Center, brings that legendary night to life, featuring a score of rock hits including 'Blue Suede Shoes,' 'Fever,' 'That's All Right,' 'Sixteen Tons,' 'Great Balls of Fire,' 'Walk the Line,' 'Whole Lotta Shakin' Goin' On,' 'Who Do You Love?,' 'Matchbox,' 'Folsom Prison Blues,' 'Hound Dog' and more.

BWW Reviews: ANYTHING GOES Delivers Laughs at Kennedy Center through July 7BWW Reviews: ANYTHING GOES Delivers Laughs at Kennedy Center through July 7
June 16, 2013

It may not be 1934 anymore, but ANYTHING GOES, running now through July 7 at the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts in Washington, D.C., proves that classics just get better with age.

BWW Reviews: Keegan Theater Presents Successful SPRING AWAKENINGBWW Reviews: Keegan Theater Presents Successful SPRING AWAKENING
July 2, 2012

Don't let its title fool you - the Tony Award winning musical SPRING AWAKENING, playing now through July 8 at the Keegan Theatre in Dupont Circle, is no light-hearted walk in the park. It is an emotional and thought-provoking story, which, combined with a wonderful and haunting score, makes it an unforgettable experience.

BWW Reviews: BEAUTY AND THE BEAST Enchants Audiences at National Theatre through June 24BWW Reviews: BEAUTY AND THE BEAST Enchants Audiences at National Theatre through June 24
June 22, 2012

Disney's BEAUTY AND THE BEAST is, to quote its famous song lyrics, a "tale as old as time," but don't let those words fool you - the spectacular new NETworks national touring production currently at Washington's National Theatre has given new life to an already magnificent story.