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2015 Capital Fringe Preview #29: ‘Blind Pug Arts Collective Presents: The Theatre of Self-Loathing Presents: Who’s Afraid of Virginia Wolf?’

“Hungry like a Woolf”: Europe’s Angry Avante-Garde Comes to Capital Fringe Atonin Artaud, founder of the “Theatre of Cruelty” and godfather of many of the more disturbing theatrical experiments of the past half-century, once wrote: “The race of prophets is extinct.” Perhaps if he had stuck around long enough to meet Eddie and Cass – […]

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2015 Capital Fringe Preview #28: ‘Ripple of Hope: One Teacher’s Journey to Make an Impact’ by Karen Sklaire

Ripple of Hope: One Teacher’s Journey to Make an Impact is my comedic one-woman show that explores public education issues through my personal experiences as a drama teacher in some of the roughest public schools in New York City. Directed by award-winning director Padraic Lillis (2013 New York International Fringe Festival Outstanding Excellence in Directing for […]

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2015 Capital Fringe Preview #25: ‘Baba’ by Alex Mahgoub

Baba is an autobiographical one-man show. I talk about growing up fatherless after mine is murdered, and struggling with identity, bullying, sexuality, and life transitions. This is a summer of Fringe experiences for me! I’m proud to start off at the Capital Fringe and then go back home as an official selection in the International […]

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2015 Capital Fringe Preview #22 ‘Straight Faced Lies’ by Mark Jason Williams

Straight Faced Lies: Award-winning play about a dysfunctional family Thanksgiving comes to Capital Fringe. New York Playwright Mark Jason Williams (Recovery, The Other Day) returns to Capital Fringe this year with his play, Straight Faced Lies. The production will be directed by Ryan S. Taylor, Artistic Director of The Washington Rogues. Straight Faced Lies is a dark […]

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2015 Capital Fringe Preview #20: ‘The Hello Girls’ by Robin Fox

The Hello Girls: Last Season’s Critically Acclaimed One-Woman Show about French-speaking American WWI Women Veterans Returns to the Capital Fringe Good news: The Hello Girls returns to the Capital Fringe stage in July! If you’re interested in World War I, military history and/or true stories of brave women who inspire, this show is for you. Researched, […]

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The American Century Theater Ends Its 20th and Final Season With the Play That Started it All: ‘Twelve Angry Men’ July 17-August 8, 2015 by Emily Morrison

The American Century Theater ends its twentieth and final season with the first play it produced in Arlington, VA:Reginald Rose’s Twelve Angry Men, directed by TACT Artistic Director and Co-Founder, Jack Marshall. Now recognized as the iconic jury drama, Twelve Angry Men originated as a live teleplay in 1954, and was made into an Oscar-nominated […]

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2015 Capital Fringe Preview #15: Motion X Dance DC’s ‘Altered Archives’ by Lindsay Benson Garrett

History has always affected the future. But what if we could reshape our past? Altered Archives World premiere at the 10th Annual Capital Fringe Festival July 11 – 25, 2015 Contemporary dance and haunting visuals combine to explore the malleability of memories. A new multimedia collaboration between Motion X Dance DC and designer/photographer, Lindsay Benson […]

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