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Dangereuse: ‘King Lear’ at WSC Avant Bard

King Lear has sometimes been called the Everest of classical acting. Every great Shakespearean actor must sooner or later face the physically and emotionally exhausting task of playing the part. Some simply give up.  Albert Finney, when asked, is reported to have said; “Oh God, eight shows a week doing Lear – no, no, no.” […]

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Magic Time! ‘In the Cage, She Has a Fighting Chance’: A Q&A With Stephen Spotswood About His New Play ‘Girl in the Red Corner’ at The Welders

This seems to be the season in DC Metro Theater for pugilistic women. Women who box claimed the stage in Jen Silverman’s Collective Rage (just closed at Woolly Mammoth Theater Company). A woman who fights back tooth and nail is the fierce protagonist of Jonelle Walker’s TAME. (about to open at Gunston Arts Center, produced […]

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A Full Moon for el Festival de Teatro para Niños by Christine Stoddard

Season to season, festival to festival, Teatro de la Luna, co-founded by Mario Marcel and Nucky Walder, ping-pongs between the Gunston Arts Center and Rosslyn Spectrum Theatre. One of the metro’s two bilingual theater companies, the Arlington arts organization also ricochets from schools to embassies to libraries and wherever else audiences demand Spanish-language performances. From […]

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‘La Vida Que Me Das…Y No Me Alcanza’ (Such a Life You’ve Given Me… And It’s Not Enough) at Teatro de la Luna by Jenny Sutton

At first glance, the title La Vida Que Me Das…Y No Me Alcanza (Such a Life You’ve Given Me… And It’s Not Enough) may read as a soapy, heart-wrenching drama for middle-aged women. However, after spending two minutes in the intimate Gunston Arts Center Theatre Two among an eager, bilingual audience, it becomes clear that […]

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ArtStream Presents ‘Star Corps IV: The Search for Mind Zap’ and ‘Oh My, An Invasion! by Joel Markowitz

Beginning tonight at 8 PM, Inclusive Theatre Companies of ArtStream, Inc, are presenting two original one-act musicals: Star Corps IV: The Search for Mind Zap and Oh My, An Invasion!  – both “family-friendly trips to outer space.” The musicals will be performed at Gunston Arts Center‘s Theatre One – 2700 South Lang Street, in Arlington, VA. Here are the other remaining performances: Friday, […]

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