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BWW Review: NECESSARY SACRIFICES at Taproot Theatre Photo BWW Review: NECESSARY SACRIFICES at Taproot Theatre
by Kelly Rogers Flynt - Sep 22, 2019

NECESSARY SACRIFICES at Taproot Theater is both necessary and a gift to audiences. In a time of great division, this show reaches deep into the psyche of our nation and reminds us how even those with great differences can work together. With compelling dialogue, witty and heartfelt performances, and the absence of distractions, NECESSARY SACRIFCIES wastes no time in showing us what it means to be guided by the better angels of our nature.

The Matchmaker Extends through October 26
by Robert Diamond - Oct 8, 2013

Due to popular demand, Taproot Theatre extends The Matchmaker through October 26, giving audiences an additional week to join the adventure and enjoy this classic play that inspired Hello, Dolly!.

Photo Flash: First Look at Taproot's THE MATCHMAKER, Opening Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Sep 20, 2013

The Matchmaker is coming to Taproot Theatre this September, promising a story of love, adventure and humor with heart. Thornton Wilder's hit comedy about love, money and the love of money has matchmaking busybody Dolly Levi brokering true love for a wealthy businessman. Will anyone get what their heart desires? Unlikely circumstances and hilarious complications bring surprises at every corner in this play that inspired Hello, Dolly!. Producing Artistic Director, Scott Nolte directs The Matchmaker, which opens tonight, September 20 and runs through October 19, 2013. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below!

Taproot Theatre to Wrap 2013 Season with THE MATCHMAKER, 9/18-10/19
by Tyler Peterson - Aug 15, 2013

The Matchmaker is coming to Taproot Theatre this September, promising a story of love, adventure and humor with heart. Thornton Wilder's hit comedy about love, money and the love of money has matchmaking busybody Dolly Levi brokering true love for a wealthy businessman. Will anyone get what their heart desires? Unlikely circumstances and hilarious complications bring surprises at every corner in this play that inspired Hello, Dolly!. Producing Artistic Director, Scott Nolte directs The Matchmaker, which opens September 20 and runs through October 19, with previews on September 18 and 19. There is a Pay What You Can performance on September 25.

Photo Flash: First Look at Taproot Theatre's SHERLOCK HOLMES AND THE CASE OF THE CHRISTMAS CAROL
by BWW News Desk - Nov 20, 2012

He's back! Taproot Theatre welcomes Sherlock Holmes and the Case of the Christmas Carol back to its stage, after a sold out run in 2010. Seattle playwright and author, John Longenbaugh's clever mash-up of two classics is a moving mystery worthy of becoming a new family holiday tradition. Directed by Producing Artistic Director Scott Nolte, Sherlock Holmes and the Case of the Christmas Carol opens on November 23 and runs through December 29 with a pay-what-you-can performance tomorrow night, November 21. Get a first look at the production in the photos below!

Taproot Theatre Extends CHAPS! Through 8/18
by BWW News Desk - Aug 17, 2012

Due to popular demand, Taproot Theatre Company has extended their hit musical Chaps! through August 18, giving people one more week to lasso their laughter and experience this mash-up of British humor and cowboy music.

Taproot Theatre Company Presents CHAPS!, 7/13-8/11
by BWW News Desk - Aug 10, 2012

Taproot Theatre continues its 36th season with the musical Chaps! Ever wonder what would happen if Monty Python met Roy Rogers? It's 1944 and America's favorite singing cowboys are saddled up to take the British airwaves by storm. There's just one problem: the crooners are no-shows. What's the BBC to do? These blokes must convince the whole of England that they're a band of guitar pickin' American singing cowboys. Pull on your boots, loosen your tie, and get ready for a summer musical that'll rope you in and leave you in stitches. Directed by Associate Artistic Director Karen Lund, with musical direction by Edd Key, Chaps!opens July 13 and runs through August 11, with previews on July 11 and 12.

Taproot Theatre Extends CHAPS! Through 8/18
by Kelsey Denette - Jul 31, 2012

Due to popular demand, Taproot Theatre Company has extended their hit musical Chaps! through August 18, giving people one more week to lasso their laughter and experience this mash-up of British humor and cowboy music.

Photo Flash: First Look at Taproot Theatre's CHAPS!
by BWW News Desk - Jul 16, 2012

Pull on your boots, loosen your tie, and get ready for a summer musical that'll rope you in and leave you in stitches. Directed by Taproot Theatre's Associate Artistic Director Karen Lund, with musical direction by Edd Key, Chaps! opened on July 13 and runs through August 11. Get a first look at the production in the photos below!

Taproot Theatre Company Presents CHAPS!, Now thru 8/11
by BWW News Desk - Jul 13, 2012

Pull on your boots, loosen your tie, and get ready for a summer musical that'll rope you in and leave you in stitches. Directed by Associate Artistic Director Karen Lund, with musical direction by Edd Key, Chaps! opens tonight, July 13 and runs through August 11.

Taproot Theatre Company Presents CHAPS!, 7/13-8/11
by BWW News Desk - Jun 19, 2012

Taproot Theatre continues its 36th season with the musical Chaps! Ever wonder what would happen if Monty Python met Roy Rogers? It's 1944 and America's favorite singing cowboys are saddled up to take the British airwaves by storm. There's just one problem: the crooners are no-shows. What's the BBC to do? These blokes must convince the whole of England that they're a band of guitar pickin' American singing cowboys. Pull on your boots, loosen your tie, and get ready for a summer musical that'll rope you in and leave you in stitches. Directed by Associate Artistic Director Karen Lund, with musical direction by Edd Key, Chaps!opens July 13 and runs through August 11, with previews on July 11 and 12.

Photo Flash: Taproot Theatre Presents BEASLEY'S CHRISTMAS PARTY
by Kelsey Denette - Nov 26, 2011

When a curious journalist moves to a small Midwestern town in 1909 he's captivated by his unusual next door neighbor, gubernatorial candidate David Beasley. Is Beasley crazy or does he just have more imaginary friends than we can count? Brimming with hope and heart, this holiday tale will charm your whole family with its surprising twists. Adapted for the stage by C.W. Munger from the 1909 novel by Booth Tarkington, this regional premiere is directed by Scott Nolte. Beasley's Christmas Party opened on November 25 and runs through December 30.

Taproot Theatre Company's BEASLEY'S CHRISTMAS PARTY Opens Today
by BWW News Desk - Nov 25, 2011

Taproot Theatre Company invites you to Beasley's Christmas Party, an 'enchanting' (Variety), 'charming' (Village Voice) and 'heartwarming' (Curtain Up) occasion for the whole family. When a curious journalist moves to a small Midwestern town in 1909 he's captivated by his unusual next door neighbor, gubernatorial candidate David Beasley.

Taproot Theatre Company Presents BEASLEY'S CHRISTMAS PARTY, 11/25-12/30
by Kelsey Denette - Oct 20, 2011

Taproot Theatre Company invites you to Beasley's Christmas Party, an 'enchanting' (Variety), 'charming' (Village Voice) and 'heartwarming' (Curtain Up) occasion for the whole family. When a curious journalist moves to a small Midwestern town in 1909 he's captivated by his unusual next door neighbor, gubernatorial candidate David Beasley.

Zimmerman's THE ODYSSEY Opens Taproot Theatre Season 2/4
by BWW News Desk - Feb 4, 2011

On the heels of its most successful season yet, Taproot Theatre Company opens its 35th Anniversary Season with The Odyssey, a mythic tale of epic proportions re-told by playwright Mary Zimmerman with her trademark humor, witty twists and imagination. Homer's ancient Greek epic comes alive with mythological monsters, gods and adventurers and one of the most enduring stories in history. The Odyssey-an adaptation based on Robert Fitzgerald's translation of Homer's poem, and directed by producing artistic director Scott Nolte-kicks off the 2011 season with an opening night on February 4. The production runs through March 5, with previews on February 2 and 3.

Taproot Theatre Presents THE ODYSSEY, 2/4
by BWW News Desk - Feb 4, 2011

On the heels of its most successful season yet, Taproot Theatre Company opens its 35th Anniversary Season with The Odyssey, a mythic tale of epic proportions re-told by playwright Mary Zimmerman with her trademark humor, witty twists and imagination. Homer's ancient Greek epic comes alive with mythological monsters, gods and adventurers and one of the most enduring stories in history. The Odyssey-an adaptation based on Robert Fitzgerald's translation of Homer's poem, and directed by producing artistic director Scott Nolte-kicks off the 2011 season with an opening night on February 4. The production runs through March 5, with previews on February 2 and 3.

Zimmerman's THE ODYSSEY Opens Taproot Theatre Season 2/4
by BWW News Desk - Feb 2, 2011

On the heels of its most successful season yet, Taproot Theatre Company opens its 35th Anniversary Season with The Odyssey, a mythic tale of epic proportions re-told by playwright Mary Zimmerman with her trademark humor, witty twists and imagination. Homer's ancient Greek epic comes alive with mythological monsters, gods and adventurers and one of the most enduring stories in history. The Odyssey-an adaptation based on Robert Fitzgerald's translation of Homer's poem, and directed by producing artistic director Scott Nolte-kicks off the 2011 season with an opening night on February 4. The production runs through March 5, with previews on February 2 and 3.

Taproot Theatre Presents THE ODYSSEY, 2/4
by Nicole Rosky - Jan 14, 2011

On the heels of its most successful season yet, Taproot Theatre Company opens its 35th Anniversary Season with The Odyssey, a mythic tale of epic proportions re-told by playwright Mary Zimmerman with her trademark humor, witty twists and imagination. Homer's ancient Greek epic comes alive with mythological monsters, gods and adventurers and one of the most enduring stories in history. The Odyssey-an adaptation based on Robert Fitzgerald's translation of Homer's poem, and directed by producing artistic director Scott Nolte-kicks off the 2011 season with an opening night on February 4. The production runs through March 5, with previews on February 2 and 3.

Zimmerman's THE ODYSSEY Opens Taproot Theatre Season 2/4
by Charlie Piane - Jan 6, 2011

On the heels of its most successful season yet, Taproot Theatre Company opens its 35th Anniversary Season with The Odyssey, a mythic tale of epic proportions re-told by playwright Mary Zimmerman with her trademark humor, witty twists and imagination. Homer's ancient Greek epic comes alive with mythological monsters, gods and adventurers and one of the most enduring stories in history. The Odyssey-an adaptation based on Robert Fitzgerald's translation of Homer's poem, and directed by producing artistic director Scott Nolte-kicks off the 2011 season with an opening night on February 4. The production runs through March 5, with previews on February 2 and 3.

Forum Theatre Closes SCORCHED 10/23
by BWW News Desk - Oct 23, 2010

Scorched by acclaimed Lebanese-Canadian playwright Wajdi Mouawad, translated by Linda Gaboriau and directed by Michael Dove, will open Forum Theatre's seventh season and second year as the resident company of Round House Theatre Silver Spring.

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