Creative Voices + Cultural Happeningsin Montgomery County, MD
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Something mysterious is taking the Arts Barn stage in the Kentlands. Mysterious, and funny, too — because “Catch Me If You Can,” Montgomery Playhouse’s latest offering, is a theatrical hybrid best described as a comedy-whodunit.
Five Montgomery County-based community theater groups chose independently to stage productions with Jewish themes within the next three months. While that is not rare in the arts, especially in a multicultural metropolitan area, a season where such choices predominate is noteworthy. We must wonder what about these times makes such themes particularly View more
With Halloween looming and the associated paraphernalia already on display in stores as well as some homes, Montgomery Playhouse (MP) is staging a ghost story. “The Canterville Ghost,” Marisha Chamberlain’s 2004 adaptation of Oscar Wilde’s 1887 novella about an eccentric family that moves into an old mansion with a resident ghost, runs Sept. View more
Three decades of working well together on two fronts--both domestically and in the theater--have made Karen and William T. Fleming (who goes by his middle name, Todd) an enviable pair. Their most recent undertaking, a production of Richard Bean’s “One Man, Two Guvnors” will be on the Silver Spring Stage (SSS) from June 30 to July 29.
In the pursuit of a career in directing, Helen Aberger is “doing a little bit of everything.” The retired oboe player with a degree in music from the University of Miami works a day job in fundraising at the Washington Performing Arts Society, but her most recent project is at the helm of “The Mikado, or The Town of Titipu,” the classic operetta View more
Gaithersburg playwright John Morogiello’s work has been performed all over the world, including Theatre 40 in Beverly Hills, Ca. His earliest works—written on his mom’s old manual typewriter—were set in less glamorous locales. “She loaded up a piece of paper for me, showed me how it worked, and I immediately started plagiarizing old episodes View more