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When Rick Hammerly was asked to direct Adventure Theatre MTC's production of “Junie B. Jones is Not a Crook,” he had never heard of Barbara Park’s bestselling children's book series.
When Alice falls through the rabbit hole at Imagination Stage this summer, she will find herself on a very different adventure from any Lewis Carroll created back in 19th-century England. The title, “Wonderland: Alice’s Rock & Roll Adventure.” offers a glimpse of the exploits ahead:
Over her 23 years of directing award-winning children’s theater at Imagination Stage, artistic director Janet Stanford never shied away from the mundane tasks that kept the company afloat. From selling tickets to cleaning restroom sinks during the early years at White Flint Mall, she simply rolled up her sleeves and got on with it.
Alive with love, magic and intrigue, “Aladdin and the Wonderful Lamp” at Adventure Theatre MTC (ATMTC) at Glen Echo Park offers a delightful look into Middle Eastern culture through retelling one of the traditional stories from the “One Thousand and One Nights.”
Justin Weaks has always liked to entertain audiences. Growing up, he started his performance career in gymnastics. "I feel like gymnastics has its performance elements. You step onto an event and you are doing the event. It is your show. I was drawn to that." He tried theater as an elective in sixth grade and the acting bug bit him--hard. During an View more
This year, Adventure Theatre at Glen Echo Park is celebrating its 65th anniversary of offering professional shows for the young and young at heart. Since merging in 2012 with the Musical Theater Center---and changing its name to Adventure Theatre MTC (ATMTC)— the nonprofit expanded its mission to include training children aspiring to a life on the View more
It’s a great time to be 1 to 5 years old in Montgomery County. Imagination Stage (IS) has created a show just for them. “Paper Dreams,” a new collaboration with Mons Dansa Dance Company from Barcelona, Spain, is on stage through April 9.
Ali Oliver-Krueger is as content to share her unique take on the fine art of story theatre in the Washington metro area as in faraway Kenya. The comfort level of InterAct Story Theatre’s executive and artistic director was likely nurtured by her experience of growing up as an Army brat; living on an Army base in Japan as well as in a variety of sta View more
After putting together a trilogy of musicals marking the past, present and future of hip-hop culture, local writer and director Psalmayene 24 was looking for a new challenge. He turned to the familiar childhood story of Snow White.
Imagine living in a world where everything was the color blue. Azure flowers greet you in the cobalt-colored grass under a turquoise sky. This is the world Inky and Pale have come to know, understand and accept until....they find something red.
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