David Siegel

Freelance Reporter

Recent Stories

Humor to Hold One's Own As 50 Approaches

A singular performer is coming to the area. Annabelle Gurwitch, who co-hosted TV's "Dinner and a Movie," has been seen on a wide variety of television shows including "Seinfeld" and is the author of "I See You Made an Effort: Compliments, Indignities, and Survival Stories from the Edge of 50" will be at the JCC of Northern Virginia. She will be doing her signature comedic riffs on marriage, parenting and insights into turning middle-aged.

Uplifting, Magical Dance

Reston's Gin Dance Company making impressions.

"Through dance, we deliver our ideas, stories and emotions across without saying a word," said Shu-Chen Cuff, artistic director of the Reston-based Gin Dance Company.

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McLean's Unruly Theatre Opens for Business

Teen troupe to present anti-bullying play.

The Unruly Theatre Project (UTP), a new professional teen theater troupe, has been established in McLean.

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Let Good Times Roll

Funny, touching look at newly empty nesters in the city in NextStop’s production of ‘Sylvia.’

NextStop's upcoming comedy "Sylvia" is by master American dramatist A.R. Gurney whose work has not been performed before at the Industrial Strength Theater. The comedy looks at a middle class couple, now empty-nesters, who move back into the city, leaving their comfortable suburban life. Oh what surprises are in store for them.

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Show for All Ages

Reston Community Players brings the family musical ‘You’re a Good Man, Charlie Brown’ to CenterStage.

Technical artisans were completing the finishing touches to transport a comic strip to life. Set decorator Bea Morse was nimbly sewing cushions for an oversized couch for the Reston Community Players (RCP) musical, "You’re a Good Man, Charlie Brown."

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Delightful Trick and Treat

‘The Rocky Horror Show’ at the Workhouse Arts Center.

The "edgy, fresh, bold, and daring" Unquiet Theatre is giving audiences a Halloween trick and treat with its production of the delightfully screwball musical "The Rocky Horror Show."

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Revenge and Passion on Mason Stage

Virginia Opera opens 40th season with a full-of-life "Sweeney Todd."

“Attend the tale of Sweeney Todd…” Such are well known lyrics for those familiar with the musical "Sweeney Todd-The Demon Barber of Fleet Street." Good news is coming. The production of “Sweeney” as a rarely done opera is arriving from the Virginia Opera.

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A Classic Message Play

Providence Players of Fairfax present “Of Mice and Men.”

One of Nobel Prize recipient John Steinbeck’s most acclaimed works, "Of Mice and Men," is coming to the James Lee Community Center Theatre.

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Baseball and Life Drama at 1st Stage

"Take Me Out": A drama leavened with brilliant comic touches.

Stepping out into its new season, 1st Stage in Tysons brings audiences a satisfying production of "Take Me Out," winner of a Tony Award for Best Play and a Pulitzer Prize finalist.

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Area Premiere of Whodunit Farce

McLean Community Players present ‘The Game's Afoot.’

Be the first in Northern Virginia to see the prolific D.C. area playwright and Helen Hayes Award recipient Ken Ludwig's farcical whodunit, "The Game's Afoot, or Holmes for the Holidays." It is receiving its area premiere from the McLean Community Players.

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