WATCH (Washington Area Theatre Community Honors) announced the winners for the 14th annual WATCH Awards at the Birchmere in Alexandria on Sunday evening, March 9, 2014. Silver Spring Stage received 11 nominations and 4 awards for 2013:
For The Pillowman:
Lead Actor in a Play (Chad Fornwalt as Katurian);
Featured Actor in a Play (Chris Daileader as Michal);
Make-up Design in a Play (Sally Cusenza); and
Combat Choreography in a Play (William T. Fleming);
Over the 13-year history of the WATCH Awards, the Stage has received over 90 nominations and 25 awards, including four for Outstanding Play.
More information about WATCH can be found on the web at www.washingtontheater.org.
Photo by Harvey Levine
Silver Spring Stage has done an impeccable job of recreating Letts’ tale of human connection and self-reinvention in their bright and imaginative version of Superior Donuts. At the start of Act One, Max Tarasov (William Cassidy) asks “Is anyone paying attention in America?” I don’t know the answer to that, but I do know that today, everyone should be paying attention to this theatre and this play.
Pick an adjective. Any adjective. Engaging, compelling, exciting; all good choices when it comes to describing Silver Spring Stage’s production of Superior Donuts.Read more »»
Silver Spring Stage's entries into the Maryland Community Theater Festival this past weekend fared very well. "The Widow of Tom's Hill" received the Ed-Ro-Char Award for Technical Excellence, while "Useless Information" received the award for Best Ensemble. Congratulations to both productions!
Silver Spring Stage is seeking original one-act scripts for its upcoming annual One-Act Festival. The Festival will run for three weekends, from August 7 through August 24, 2014.
Silver Spring Stage will award Playwrights’ Prizes at the conclusion of the Festival. Prizes will be $150 for Best One-Act Play and $100 for One-Act Runner-Up. All plays presented as part of the Festival will be eligible for prizes.Read more »»