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Review: ‘Look Through My Eyes’ at Baltimore Theatre Project

Mervin Primeaux-O’Bryant, who conceived Look Through My Eyes, is the Assistant Director for Quest Visual Theatre, a group of deaf, hard of hearing, and hearing performers/teaching artists and educators spanning the spectrum of color, culture and gender, but united in a commitment to theater from a visual base composed of casts and production staffs that are […]

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‘Spring Awakening’ at The Brooks Atkinson Theatre in NYC

Some time between 1890 and 1891 Frank Wedekind managed to complete a play in his native German, which contained all sorts of forbidden fruits. It dealt with adolescence, puberty, sexuality, rape, child abuse, homosexuality, abortion, suicide — all set in a time when silence on all of them was in fashion. As the play begins, […]

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2015 Capital Fringe Review: ‘mostly the VOICE: a black lesbian journey’

There are many delightful and poignant moments in mostly the VOICE: a black lesbian journey. This engaging autobiographical amalgam of poetry, original music, and storytelling—written and performed by  j.scales—opened last night in Gallaudet’s Eastman Studio Theatre and establishes j.scales as an important new voice in solo theatrical performance. I say this not only because the […]

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‘Titus Andronicus’ at Faction of Fools

I’ll be the first to admit that I was… concerned when I heard that one of DC’s funniest acting troupes was staging one of Shakespeare’s trickiest tragedies. I’ll also be the first to admit that I shouldn’t have worried. In the hands of the Faction of Fools, William Shakespeare’s Titus Andronicus is transformed into the […]

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The Gay Men’s Chorus of Washington, DC presents “Sparkle, Jingle, Joy” This Friday and Saturday 12/20 & 21 at Lisner by Craig Cipollini

The Gay Men’s Chorus of Washington, DC (GMCW) will kick off its 33rd season with a holiday concert entitled Sparkle, Jingle, Joy with special guest star Matt Alber to be presented This Friday – December 20, 2013 at 8:00 pm and This Saturday, December 21, 2013 at 3:00 pm and 8:00 pm at Lisner Auditorium – 730 21st […]

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‘Broken Spokes’ at Gallaudet University Theatre by Yvonne French

Broken Spokes is a complex production with excellent acting that packs an emotional wallop while lending insights about Deaf culture. Says Writer-Director Willy Conley, “My intention was to write a gritty, realistic Deaf drama that veers away from the sweet, helpless, sexless, angelic view that the hearing public generally has of deaf people.” Broken Spokes […]

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Capital Fringe Show Review: ‘What It’s Like? One Veteran’s Tale of Addiction, Survival and PTSD’ by Kim Moeller

The story is powerful…one marine’s experience in the Persian Gulf and his challenges with addiction, survival, and post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) in his return to civilian life. Richard D. Graham Jr. crafted the script, What It’s Like? One Veteran’s Tale of Addiction, Survival and PTSD, based upon his life story supplemented with information from other […]

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