George Mason High School senior Mariagracia Rivas Berger said living in Falls Church for three years, where she was highly exposed to music and arts through teachers and mentors, convinced her to accept an invitation to study vocal performance at the prestigious Shenandoah Conservatory in Winchester, Va. However, the seed […]
MARY ELLEN HENDERSON Middle School students took the limelight this past weekend with the spring production of “Seussical, Jr.,” a musical medley of famous children’s author Dr. Seuss’s classic characters. George DeMars (center photo) brought life to the Cat in the Hat, alongside energetic and entertaining performances from Ryan Fields […]
GMHS Winner Advances in Shakespeare Competition Miles Butler, a junior at George Mason High School, won his school’s competition to advance to the English-Speaking Union (ESU) Washington’s 20th annual Shakespeare Competition at the Lansburgh Theatre in Washington D.C. Monday.
Yet another college theatre troupe revival of the 1971 Broadway musical “Godspell” at Catholic University last weekend featured a radiant performance by Falls Church’s Nathan Ward, who played and sang the lead role of Jesus.
Seventeen-year-old George Mason High School senior Katie Potrykus, lead singer and guitarist of the Falls Church-based, all-girl rock band High Minded, has been a musical talent in the making since the age of three and has been blossoming ever since.
‘Children of Eden’ Performance McLean Theater Workshop presents Stephen Schwartz’s “Children of Eden,” a modern musical adaptation of two classic Biblical stories – Adam and Eve and Noah’s flood – on July 30 and 31. Both shows are at 7 p.m. at Cooper Middle School (977 Balls Hill Rd., McLean), […]
The acclaimed drama department at Marshall High School in Falls Church rolls out its latest musical comedy production, “City of Angels,” beginning tonight, May 1, at 7:30 p.m. Performances will also be Friday and Saturday night and Sunday at 2 p.m. at the school’s auditorium at 7731 Leesburg Pike.
Tenor Robert Petillo’s Busy Schedule Keeps F.C. Resident Singing Happy Tune Fifty-two-year-old Robert Petillo has performed operas, arias, passions, choral pieces and just about any other vocal musical arrangement you can think of. In fact, virtually any local concert featuring classical music or musicians likely has Robert Petillo’s name attached […]
Spotlight of D.C. Region Shines Here The crème-de-la-crème of the Washington, D.C., Metro area’s musical talent, their producers, supporters and admirers will bring a gigantic regional spotlight to the City of Falls Church this Sunday night. The 22nd Annual Wammies award ceremony of the Washington Area Music Association will be […]
On Feb. 9, 1964, the Beatles played on “The Ed Sullivan Show.” Or as Steven Van Zandt remembers the moment: “It was the beginning of my life.”