1. Dorian’s Closet at Rep Stage.
“…a sensational world-premiere musical that is relevant and ready for today’s audience.” – Mark Beachy.
Synopsis: “Dorian’s Closet” is a new musical based on the life of the legendary female impersonator Dorian Corey. The story is a fictionalized account of Dorian’s life and what leads to the discovery of a mummified body in her Harlem apartment after her death in the early 1990s. Confronted with ridicule and prejudice, Dorian persisted in her life-long quest for love and fame. From Dorian’s early days in New York City, through her rise to the height of the Harlem ball scene and Mother of the House of Corey, “Dorian’s Closet” takes us on a musical journey that explores just how far we will go to make our dreams a reality.
2. Chitty Chitty Bang Bang at Way Off Broadway Dinner Theatre.
“… a magical production that is worth the ride.” – Mark Beachy.
Synopsis: Everyone’s favorite flying car comes to life in the musical adaptation of the beloved family film. An eccentric inventor, Caractacus Potts sets about restoring an old race car from a scrap heap with the help of his children Jeremy and Jemima. They soon discover the car has magical properties including the ability to float and take flight. Trouble occurs when the evil Baron Bomburst desires the magic car for himself. The family joins forces with Truly Scrumptious and batty Grandpa Potts to outwit the dastardly Baron and Baroness and their villainous henchman, the Child Catcher.
3. Shrek the Musical at Dundalk Community Theatre.
“…‘Shrek The Musical’ is a show you and the family don’t want to miss. There’s no place like the swamp for an unexpected love story.” – Pamela Steinik.
Synopsis: A one-of-a-kind fairy tale musical for the whole family! Curses are reversed, the hulking green ogre gets the girl, donkeys and dragons find love, and princesses are beautiful in all shapes and sizes. Don’t miss the happy ending of a lifetime!
4. The Importance of Being Earnest by City of Fairfax Theatre Company at Old Town Hall.
” highly recommend you treat yourself to a fun and memorable evening…” – Jeannette Mulherin.
Synopsis: Directed by Amanda Herman, this story of two bachelors, John ‘Jack’ Worthing and Algernon ‘Algy’ Moncrieff, who create alter egos named Ernest to escape their tiresome lives, is sure to delight audiences of all ages. Join us to witness the hilarious adventures of Jack and Algy unfold as they attempt to win the hearts of two women who, conveniently, claim to only love men called Ernest.
5. The Fabulous Lipitones at The Little Theatre of Alexandria.
“…a treat that keeps a smile on your face.” – Brett Dodson.
Synopsis: The Fabulous Lipitones is a hilarious take on what happens when a barbershop quartet is forced to take on an unconventional replacement when one of their members suddenly dies. When they meet face to face with their replacement, he is definitely not what they expected. Will the four of them have perfect harmony or will the clash of cultures be too great? This comical and moving story about the power of song, prejudice, and friendship will fill the LTA auditorium with both laughs, tears, and the close harmonies of barbershop quartets.