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2016 Capital Fringe Review: ‘Before the Lights Go Up’

Bucky Mitchell, Jr. presents an intelligently written and thought-provoking new play at the Upstairs Theatre of the Logan Fringe Arts Space, a comedy reminiscent of the cerebral metatheatrical work of the like of Pirandello or Stoppard. Alex (Chris Hrozencik) is a first-time actor who remarkably finds himself surrounded by seasoned professionals, and proceeds to interrogate […]

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Molotov Theatre Group’s Alex Zavistovich’s Testimony To Be Presented Today In Support of ‘Made in DC Program Establishment Act of 2015’

Today, January 28, 2016, at the Wilson Building, Molotov Artistic Director Alex Zavistovich presents testiimony before the Council of the District of Columbia, in support of the “Made in DC Program Establishment Act of 2015,” an initiative from the office of Councilmember Charles Allen, of Ward 6. The “Made in DC” program includes a provision for […]

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‘Forsaken Angels’ at Wolf Pack Theatre Company

There are between twenty-one to thirty million men, women and children  enslaved today (Allies Against Slavery). There are between one-hundred to three-hundred thousand children at risk to be forced into the commercial sex industry in the United States. (Estes & Weiner 2001)  According to the U.S. Department of Justice, eighty-three percent (83%) of victims confirmed […]

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‘Occupied Territories’ at Theater Alliance

The theater is no a stranger to the wounds of war. Countless plays and performance pieces have opened our hearts and minds to that which is unhealed and raw, to that which persists as pain and trauma, to that which has cut down the lives of even those who come home from war alive. Theater […]

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Schmoozing with Michael Urie About ‘Buyer & Cellar’ at Shakespeare Theatre Company

DCMetroTheaterArts’ John Stoltenberg couldn’t have said it any better in his review of Buyer & Cellar: “The laughs come so fast in Buyer & Cellar—and Michael Urie’s solo performance is so brilliantly engaging—that the words “funny” and “fun” seem too puny, utterly inadequate to convey the extraordinary experience.” Well, there were a lot of laughs when I […]

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‘Buyer & Cellar’ at Shakespeare Theatre Company

The laughs come so fast in Buyer & Cellar—and Michael Urie’s solo performance is so brilliantly engaging—that the words “funny” and “fun” seem too puny, utterly inadequate to convey the extraordinary experience. There’s been extensive advance press on this show, so the setup will be familiar to many: The writer Jonathan Tolins stumbled upon a passage […]

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