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‘Porgy And Bess’ Returns To D.C.’s National Theatre

One of 2012’s celebrated musicals from Broadway that also has a unique role in American theater history is opening this week at the National Theatre in Washington.

12/24/2013

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‘If/Then’ Brings New Life To D.C.’s National Theatre

A Washington theater with a long history of incubating Broadway-bound shows is getting a rebirth of its own while hosting a new world premiere from the creative team behind “Next to Normal” and the star power of “Rent.”

11/29/2013

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Plaster Falls From Hagerstown Theater During Show

Officials of the Maryland Theatre in Hagerstown say audience members were shaken but not hurt when a 5-foot chuck of plaster broke free from the upper balcony ceiling.

11/04/2013

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Silver Spring Movie Theater Evacuated After Bomb Threat

A bomb threat forced the evacuation of hundreds from a movie theater in downtown Silver Spring.

10/27/2013

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Senator Theatre Acquires Liquor License Ahead Of Grand Reopening

The Senator Theatre is one step closer to opening its doors and drawing large crowds once again. On Thursday, the theatre’s owners asked the city for a liquor license.

07/25/2013

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Best Outdoor Theaters In Baltimore

This summer, enjoy plays and concerts at the Baltimore area’s spacious outdoor theaters.

06/03/2013

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Kennedy Center Opens New Take On ‘The Guardsman’

The Kennedy Center is opening its new adaptation of the 1910 play “The Guardsman” nearly 90 years after the original show’s debut on Broadway.

05/30/2013

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Annapolis Theater Groups Vie For Audiences, Space

Is there too much drama in Annapolis? Before this week, 16 theater groups were vying for audiences — and sometimes space. The theater boom is happening so fast buffs can’t even name all the companies.

05/01/2013

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CENTERSTAGE Among U.S. Theaters Offering Discounts To Military Families

A program to offer free and discounted theater tickets, classes and other services for veterans and military families is expanding to 85 theaters in 33 states.

04/18/2013

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Catch Cathy Rigby If You Can When She Flies Through Baltimore As Peter Pan

She was America’s sweetheart at two Olympic Games. But she may be best known for her performance in the musical “Peter Pan.”

03/22/2013

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Shakespeare Company Gets Rehearsal Space

Just wait one darned minute. This is the Annapolis Shakespeare Company, not the Regency Theater. So, what in the name of Jane Austen is the troupe doing putting on “Pride and Prejudice?”

03/18/2013

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Imax To Convert Smithsonian To Laser Projection

Imax Corp. is beginning an initiative to transition museum-based theaters to new laser digital projection, beginning with the Smithsonian Institution in Washington.

01/15/2013

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