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‘Private Eyes’ at Silver Spring Stage

Anyone who craves serious comedy—meaning humor leavened with wit and more than a dash of malice—will rejoice over Silver Spring Stage’s production of Private Eyes by Steven Dietz. The play was originally described by its author as a ‘comedy of suspicion,’ one in which everyone suspects everyone else of something. Mostly it’s infidelity, but just who knows […]

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‘On the Razzle’ at Silver Spring Stage

In Tom Stoppard‘s wonderful farce, On the Razzle, the humor relies on mistaken identities, lots of puns and malapropos, pratfalls, sex, and pomposity. Silver Spring Stage’s hilarious production, which opened last night. is produced by Jim Robertson and directed by Erin Bone Steele. If the plot seems familiar, you might want to know it was first […]

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Silver Spring Stage’s Production of Tom Stoppard’s ‘On the Razzle’ Opens This Friday, May 29th

Silver Spring Stage presents On the Razzle by Tom Stoppard, directed by Erin Bone Steele and produced by Jim Robertson, a frantic farce of slapstick shenanigans, mistaken identities, unremitting display of puns, clever crossword puzzle tricks, sly sexual innuendos and romantic complications. As intellectually stimulating as Stoppard’s reputation, On the Razzle was never meant to more […]

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‘Orson’s Shadow’ at Silver Spring Stage

I would say that Austin Pendleton’s Orson’s Shadow is the best show I’ve seen all year, even though the year is only about a week old. So, I will state it is the best show I have seen since I saw Vanya and Sonia and Marsha and Spike on Broadway – and that production received the Tony Award […]

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Humor, Drama, and Titanic Personalities: ‘Orson’s Shadow’ Opens at Silver Spring Stage by Lennie Magida

Humor, Drama, and Titanic Personalities: Orson’s Shadow at Silver Spring Stage Real-life…and larger than life. Those are the kinds of characters who will be holding court on Colesville Road for the next four weekends as Silver Spring Stage presents Austin Pendleton’s Orson’s Shadow, a comedy laced with jolts of tension and titanic characters. “Orson” is, of course, […]

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McLean Community Players Present ‘Time Stands Still’ From 9/20-10/5 by Brent Stone

McLean Community Players Present the Washington Community Theatre Premiere of Time Stands Still — September 20–October 5, 2013 in McLean’s Alden Theatre Director Jessie Roberts leads an experienced cast in the production’s Washington community theatre premiere. This witty and insightful drama from Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright Donald Margulies follows a war-torn photojournalist and her foreign-correspondent lover as they search for […]

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(l to r) Ida Horowicz (Leta Hall) Paul Zara (Bill Hurlbut) Stephen Bellamy (Jonathan Feuer) and Ben (Omar LaTiri). Photo courtesy of Silver Spring Stage.

‘Farragut North’ at Silver Spring Stage by Amanda Gunther

Vote Morris! Vote Pullman! Vote corruption! However, if you intend to vote – Silver Spring Stage is your polling place with their production of Beau Willimon’s Farragut North. A neck-and-neck race to secure a win in the primaries is the backdrop for this sharp political drama. Directed by Bridget Muehlberger, this is the perfect show […]

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