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The Women’s Voices Theater Festival: ‘Maytag Virgin’ at Quotidian Theatre Company

Quotidian Theatre Company kicks off its 2016 season, and its participation in the Washington, DC Women’s Voices Theater Festival, with the beautiful world premiere of playwright Audrey Cefaly’s newest work, Maytag Virgin. The play, set in the small fictional town of Lenoraville, Alabama over the course of a year, tells the story of Elizabeth Nash, […]

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‘This Lime Tree Bower’ at Quotidian Theatre Company

The Irish are legendary storytellers, and Conor McPherson’s play, one of his earliest, is a rollicking but thought-provoking tale of adventurous misadventure, told as a rotating round (and refreshed and lubricated by rounds) in a coastal “chipper” north of Dublin by two young brothers and their older—but not wiser—friend. As we enter, a young woman’s voice […]

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‘Crime and Punishment in America’ at The American Century Theater

Billed as Crime and Punishment in America at The American Century Theater, this pairing of one-act plays (Cops and Hello Out There) are must-sees for several reasons. First, they are well-written, gritty crime dramas that are well directed and well-acted. Second, the subject matter is extremely topical with the events of Ferguson, Missouri, and other controversial police actions […]

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‘Hedda Gabler’ at Quotidian Theatre Company

Hedda, Hedda, I hardly know you. The emotionally ambiguous, deeply layered and mysterious Hedda Gabler whom one could argue is a victim as much as anti-heroine, is more narrowly defined in the new Michael Avolio adaptation of Henrik Ibsen’s Hedda Gabler. Leaving a striking impression, Avolio serving also as the Director, transports the action of […]

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‘The Seven Year Itch’ at American Century Theater

An unadulterated look at a one man’s plans for an affair   The American Century Theater enters its 20th – and final – season itching to make a lasting impression. This the company does with its production of George Axelrod’s Broadway hit, The Seven Year Itch. It was not a rash decision. The show and its […]

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The American Century Theater Presents a Live Recreation of 1936 Broadcast of Charles Dickens’ ‘A Christmas Carol’ Radio Drama via FREE Teleconference on Sunday, December 22, at 8:00 PM by Emily Morrison

The American Century Theater presents A Christmas Carol Radio Drama The American Century Theater presents a live recreation of the classic 1936 A Christmas Carol Radio Drama via FREE Teleconference on Sunday, December 22, 2013 at 8:00 PM EST. The American Century Theater will celebrate the Christmas season for families, shut-ins and lovers of old time radio drama […]

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Quotidian Theatre Company Presents Eugene O’Neill’s Visionary Classic ‘The Iceman Cometh’ by Michael Avolio

The Iceman Cometh is a play universal in its scope and personal in its detail. Nobel Laureate and Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright Eugene O’Neill wrote the nearly-three-hour masterpiece at the peak of his career, in the late period that also gave us the theatre classics Long Day’s Journey into Night and A Moon for the Misbegotten. […]

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‘A Walk in the Woods’ at Quotidian Theatre by Jessica Vaughan

Quotidian Theatre Company heats up the Cold War with Lee Blessing’s classic, A Walk in the Woods. Quotidian’s mission is to present theater about real life with “no-frills acting“ or special effects but with big themes and important truths. A Walk in the Woods fits perfectly in their repertoire. It is a deceptively simple piece about two men who take […]

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