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2017 Capital Fringe Review: ‘Lancer & Lace’

What would have happened if Lee Harvey Oswald’s assassination had failed – but the danger wasn’t over? Lancer and Lace pulls on this historical thread and weaves an interesting yet uneven tale of politics, love, and conspiracy. Ben Demers full review on DC Theatre Scene   Check other reviews and show previews on DCMetroTheaterArts’ 2017 Capital Fringe Page

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2017 Capital Fringe Review: ‘Orson the Magnificent – The Magic of Orson Welles’

You probably know Orson Welles for Citizen Kane and War of the Worlds, but did you know he was also an accomplished magician? In Orson the Magnificent, consummate showman Lars Klores takes audiences on an utterly enjoyable ride through Welles’ lifelong love of illusions, laced with awe-inspiring tricks and a captivating history of magicians in America. Ben Demers full review on […]

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2017 Capital Fringe Review: ‘Nevertheless, She Persisted’

Nevertheless, She Persisted takes the pulse of the American landscape before and after the November 2016 election, offering a moving compendium of raw emotion, personal drama, and flickering hope. Director Lauren Hanna and her diverse all-female cast channel a curated assortment of crowdsourced stories that reveal the fraught everyday lives of American women in the aftermath […]

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