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[Free Lance-Star Year in Review] 2018: a big and bright journey to the past

In 2018, I saw nearly 30 area productions (not to mention “Frozen” on Broadway and “West Side Story” sung entirely in Spanish while on vacation). That number is only a small dent in the incredible theater that was presented on local stages.

Here are a few of my favorites:

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DCMetroTheaterArts Review: ‘Beauty and the Beast’ at Riverside Center for the Performing Arts

A beloved classic, Beauty and the Beast is a popular choice amongst audiences. When a show’s high status is paired with Riverside’s well-earned reputation for providing Broadway-quality performances for the NOVA region, the result is a packed auditorium. I wasn’t at all surprised to see so many people at my performance (or lots of little girls in sparkly yellow ball gowns), nor was I surprised when that performance received an enthusiastic standing ovation at curtain call.

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Discover the charm and grandeur of Disney's 'Beauty and the Beast' at Riverside

“Song as old as rhyme ... Beauty and the Beeeeaaaaaaaaast!”

You know the lyrics. You’ve seen the iconic Disney flick. And now, it’s time to experience it live.

Through Nov. 25, “Beauty and the Beast” and all of its timeless glory is at Riverside Center for the Performing Arts. Directed by Riverside’s producing artistic director Patrick A’Hearn, this one is full of storybook and “once upon a time” charm.

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Wyn Delano and Patrick A'Hearn preview "Disney's Beauty and the Beast" with Town Talk's Ted Schubel

Listen to Wyn Delano (Beast) and director and Riverside Center's Producing Artistic Director, Patrick A'Hearn preview our upcoming production of Disney's Beauty and the Beast at Riverside alongside Town Talk's Ted Schubel (NewsTalk 1230 WFVA). 

Disney's Beauty and the Beast runs September 26 through November 25, 2018. Tickets are available via our website or by calling our box office at 540-370-4300!

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‘Seven Brides for Seven Brothers’ is rowdy fun

“Seven Brides for Seven Brothers,” now onstage at Riverside Center for the Performing Arts, is a boisterous battle of the sexes as it explores love and relationships in the Oregon frontier during the 1850s. A delightful throwback to the golden age of musical theater, this feel-good production just sings in the hands of director and choreographer Penny Ayn Maas.

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Review: ‘Seven Brides for Seven Brothers’ at Riverside Center for the Performing Arts

Riverside Center for the Performing Arts presents Seven Brides for Seven Brothers, with a book by Lawrence Kasha and David Landay, lyrics by Johnny Mercer, and music by Gene de Paul, including new songs by Al Kasha and Joel Hirschhorn. Penny Ayn Maas directs and choreographs a terrific ensemble for this fun, jovial musical. If your favorite thing about theater is large, lively song-and-dance numbers, then you absolutely should not miss this production!

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Penny Ayn Maas and Wyn Delano preview Seven Brides for Seven Brothers with WFVA's Town Talk!

Listen to director and choreographer, Penny Ayn Maas and leading man, Wyn Delano preview our current production of Seven Brides for Seven Brothers at Riverside alongside Producing Artistic Director, Patrick A'Hearn and Town Talk's Ted Schubel (NewsTalk 1230 WFVA). 

Seven Brides for Seven Brothers is currently running through September 24, 2017 and tickets are available via our website or by calling our box office at 540-370-4300!

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Riverside brings 'Seven Brides for Seven Brothers' to the stage

Running a tavern in 1850s Oregon Territory would undoubtedly mean a lot of work, cooking and cleaning for an endless stream of coarse, ravenous lumberjacks. No wonder Milly seizes the opportunity backwoodsman Adam Pontipee offers her on a visit to the tavern—marriage, and a quiet home nestled in mountain meadows.

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