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‘The Shape of Things’ at Maryland Ensemble Theatre

The Shape of Things, written by Neil LaBute and exceptionally directed by Steve Custer, is a brutally honest look at our modern roles in relationships and asks the question, “Where should society draw the line between art and life?” When shy, geeky English lit student Adam begins dating a free-spirited, graduate art student named Evelyn, […]

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‘Spark’ at Theater Alliance

For all who were wondering: there is, in fact, a whole world across the river in Anacostia. In that world sits a lovely little theater called the Anacostia Playhouse. And, if you ever have the opportunity, you should take the metro (it’s only 5 stops past Gallery Place, and faster to get to than Arlington) to […]

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‘Making Sparks’: Meet the Managing Director, Cast, and Director of Theater Alliance’s ‘Spark’ Part 2: Sarah Strasser

Spark by Caridad Svich opens this weekend at the Anacostia Playhouse and runs through September 28, 2014. This gritty, powerful drama tells the story of a veteran returning from war, and the ongoing battle she and her family face to overcome economic challenges, emotional conflict, and the spectre of war that haunts them. Spark also opens […]

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Source Festival Review: ‘A Bid to Save the World’

Summer is theater festival season in DC and first up is CulturalDC’s Source Festival, now in its seventh year. Each year the festival is built around 3 themes which are each support by a full length play, six 10-minute plays, and an artistic blind date. This year’s Source Festival, with the three themes of Mortality, Revenge, […]

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‘The Children’s Hour’ at Port City Playhouse by Emily Cao

Port City Playhouse presents The Children’s Hour, the first production of their 2013-2014 Season: A Salute to the American Voice, an homage to distinguished American playwrights that bring unique perspectives on American culture. The Children’s Hour, written by the Lillian Hellman in 1934, embodies the theme of how lies and gossip – innocently planned as […]

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