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BWW Interview: KISS ME KATE to Open at Washington County Playhouse
by Johnna Leary - Mar 1, 2016

It's time to 'Brush Up Your Shakespeare' when Kiss Me, Kate opens at the Washington County Playhouse Dinner Theater on March 4.

BWW Interviews: BIRDS OF PARADISE to Premiere at Being Revived
by Johnna Leary - Apr 7, 2015

BWW Interviews: BIRDS OF PARADISE to Premiere at Being Revived

Maryland Ensemble Theatre to Present THE LAST HURRAH, 11/2
by Tyler Peterson - Oct 29, 2014

Just when you thought it was safe to return to the Maryland Ensemble Theatre (MET) for a weekly dose of free comedy at The Last Hurrah, the team returns for one last stab at a real horror show. On Nov 2nd at 7pm The Last Hurrah goes metal as host Kevin Cole sits down with Landless Theatre's Artistic Director and Sweeney Todd himself, Andrew Baughman, and the creative team behind their production A Prog Metal Sweeney Todd, Melissa Baughman (Director), and Ray Shaw (Bassist/arranger) to discuss what it takes to put a hard rock spin on a Sondheim classic.

HOPE OPERAS to Return Next Month with Five New Shows
by BWW News Desk - Sep 17, 2014

Hope Operas, DC's only serialized theatre festival, returns this October with five BRAND NEW SHOWS. Join us Monday nights in October at the Comedy Spot as we present five original plays in ten- to fifteen-minute episodes with the theme District of the Damned! Our 2014 season is filled with thrills and chills to satisfy your inner ghoul. Each week, we'll take you from one hilarious horror to the next. And each show competes for the crowd's support to win top dollar for our worthy causes! Even though there's a new episode of each show every week don't worry if you miss a week, at the top of each episode there's a recap of the show so far.

BWW Interviews: Landless Theatre Company's SWEENEY TODD Promises A Little Priest and A Lot of Prog-Metal
by Benjamin Tomchik - Aug 8, 2014

When Landless Theatre Company announced that they were not only staging a production of Stephen Sondheim's Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street, but a Prog-Metal version of the musical, it caused many theatergoers to ask two questions: what is Prog-Metal and what does this mean for a show many consider a masterpiece?

Stephen Sondheim Gives Blessing for Heavy Metal SWEENEY TODD in D.C.
by Tyler Peterson - Feb 15, 2014

Speaking with The New York Times, Landless' producing artist director, Andrew Baughman, confirmed that Sondheim had given the company the go-ahead to stage a 'Prog Metal' edition of the famous musical at the Undercroft Theater this summer.

Hope Operas to Return in Fall 2013 with Five New Shows
by BWW News Desk - Oct 6, 2013

Hope Operas, DC's only serialized theatre festival, returns this Fall with five BRAND NEW SHOWS. Join us Today nights in October at the Comedy Spot as we present five original plays in ten- to fifteen-minute episodes with the theme Cartoons for Adults/Drunks! Each week, we'll take you from one hilarious cliffhanger to the next. And each show competes for the crowd's support to win top dollar for local charities! Not that you would, but don't worry if you miss a week, at the top of each episode there's a recap of the show so far.

Hope Operas to Return in Fall 2013 with Five New Shows
by BWW News Desk - Sep 13, 2013

Hope Operas, DC's only serialized theatre festival, returns this Fall with five BRAND NEW SHOWS. Join us Monday nights in October at the Comedy Spot as we present five original plays in ten- to fifteen-minute episodes with the theme Cartoons for Adults/Drunks! Each week, we'll take you from one hilarious cliffhanger to the next. And each show competes for the crowd's support to win top dollar for local charities! Not that you would, but don't worry if you miss a week, at the top of each episode there's a recap of the show so far.

BWW Interviews: YOUNG FRANKENSTEIN Set to Open at the Apollo Civic Theater
by Johnna Leary - Sep 12, 2013

The New Mel Brook's Musical Young Frankenstein will open at the Apollo Civic Theater in Martinsburg this weekend and features over twenty performers in the area premiere musical adaptation of Mel Brook's horror movie spoof. Directed by Terri Magers, musically directed by Allison Shaffer and choreographed by Shannen Banzhoff, Young Frankenstein is based on the Mel Brook's cult classic 1974 film of the same name.

HELLO, DOLLY! to Open at Apollo Civic Theater, May 3
by BWW News Desk - May 11, 2013

'Put On Your Today Clothes' as the Classic Musical HELLO DOLLY! will run at the Apollo Civic Theater May 3-12

HELLO, DOLLY! Opens Tonight at Apollo Civic Theater
by BWW News Desk - May 3, 2013

'Put On Your Sunday Clothes' as the Classic Musical HELLO DOLLY! will run at the Apollo Civic Theater tonight, May 3-12.

HELLO, DOLLY! to Open at Apollo Civic Theater, May 3
by Johnna Leary - Apr 29, 2013

'Put On Your Sunday Clothes' as the Classic Musical HELLO DOLLY! will run at the Apollo Civic Theater May 3-12

Photo Flash: Complete Production Shots of MET's 39 STEPS
by BWW News Desk - Sep 6, 2012

Maryland Ensemble Theatre (MET) is kicking off its 2012-13, 15th anniversary mainstage season with The 39 Steps. Mix a Hitchcock masterpiece with a juicy spy novel, add a dash of Monty Python and you have The 39 Steps, a fast-paced whodunit for anyone who loves the magic of theatre. Get a complete look at the production photos below.

Photo Flash: First Look at Maryland Theatre Ensemble's THE 39 STEPS
by Nicole Rosky - Sep 6, 2012

Maryland Ensemble Theatre (MET) is kicking off its 2012-13, 15th anniversary mainstage season with The 39 Steps. Mix a Hitchcock masterpiece with a juicy spy novel, add a dash of Monty Python and you have The 39 Steps, a fast-paced whodunit for anyone who loves the magic of theatre! This 2-time Tony and Drama Desk Award-winning treat is packed with nonstop laughs, over 150 zany characters (played by a ridiculously talented cast of 4), an on-stage plane crash, handcuffs, missing fingers and some good old-fashioned romance! MET Associate Artistic Director Gene' Fouche' directs Patrick Barlow's adaptation of John Buchan's 1915 novel and the 1935 film by Alfred Hitchcock which opened on Broadway in 2008 and won the Olivier Award for Best New Comedy. The show which The New York Times called, 'theatre at its finest' and the New York Post raved was, 'the most entertaining show on Broadway' ended its New York run after three years and record setting number of performances for a comedy, 1,135.

THE 39 STEPS Opens Maryland Ensemble Theatre's 15th Season, Now thru 9/30
by BWW News Desk - Sep 6, 2012

Maryland Ensemble Theatre (MET) is kicking off its 2012-13, 15th anniversary mainstage season with The 39 Steps.

Photo Flash: First Look at Maryland Ensemble Theatre's THE 39 STEPS
by BWW News Desk - Sep 5, 2012

Maryland Ensemble Theatre (MET) is kicking off its 2012-13, 15th anniversary mainstage season with The 39 Steps. Mix a Hitchcock masterpiece with a juicy spy novel, add a dash of Monty Python and you have The 39 Steps, a fast-paced whodunit for anyone who loves the magic of theatre. Get a first look at the cast onstage in the photos below!

Photo Flash: First Look at Maryland Ensemble Theatre's THE 39 STEPS
by BWW News Desk - Aug 31, 2012

Maryland Ensemble Theatre (MET) is kicking off its 2012-13, 15th anniversary mainstage season with The 39 Steps. Mix a Hitchcock masterpiece with a juicy spy novel, add a dash of Monty Python and you have The 39 Steps, a fast-paced whodunit for anyone who loves the magic of theatre. Get a first look at the cast onstage in the photos below!

THE 39 STEPS Opens Maryland Ensemble Theatre's 15th Season, 9/6-30
by Kelsey Denette - Aug 22, 2012

Maryland Ensemble Theatre (MET) is kicking off its 2012-13, 15th anniversary mainstage season with The 39 Steps.

Dr. Horrible Shuts Down Washington in March, 2011
by Gabrielle Sierra - Feb 21, 2011

The Landless Theatre Company presents the Regional Premiere of Dr. Horrible's Sing-Along Blog at District of Columbia Arts Center from March 3-27, 2011.

DC Arts Center Announces Their Upcoming Events
by BWW News Desk - Feb 10, 2011

The District of Columbia Arts Center, founded in 1989, is a nonprofit arts space dedicated to promoting the freshest, most under-recognized artists in the Washington metropolitan area.

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