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Review: ‘Two Trains Running’ at Spotlighters Theatre

Okay, I’ll say it: the production of August Wilson’s Two Trains Running is so packed with dynamic performances under the direction of the multi-faceted Fuzz Roark, it threatens to explode out of the black box theater in the basement of The Madison. The show was moderately attended on opening night, but there should have been […]

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Review: ‘Black Nativity’ at ANKH Repertory Theatre and The Finest! Performance Foundation

Productions of Langston Hughes’ holiday classic Black Nativity are numerous in the DC area this holiday season, but the joint production by ANKH Repertory Theatre and The Finest! Performance Foundation offers an updated, thought-provoking version of this holiday classic. You may have seen Black Nativity before, but you’ve never seen it like this. Originally premiering […]

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Review: ‘Time Stands Still’ at Fells Point Corner Theatre

Dramaturgical notes in the program tell us that Time Stands Still is “essentially a love story.” But it’s also a play about war. And art. And economics. And politics. And publishing. And privilege. And the symbolism of torture porn. And morality. Get the idea? It’s about a lot. A whole lot. Award-winning playwright Donald Margulies […]

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Review: ‘A Change Gon’ Come’ by ANKH Repertory Theatre Company, The Finest! Performance Foundation, Inc., and Arts on the Green at The Arts Barn

One concern of many parents and grandparents is that their children will lose sight of  family history. A Change Gon’ Come, by Kashi-Tara, dramatically ties together the civil rights issues of today and the plight of slaves in the rural south. Though the play could casually be called ‘All About Harriet Tubman,’ its importance is […]

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‘The Wiz’ at The Gaithersburg Arts Barn

Opening almost a half a century ago, in 1974, The Wiz: The Super Soul Musical “Wonderful Wizard of Oz” is a fun evening based on The Wonderful Wizard of Oz by Frank L. Baum. Featuring a rock, gospel, and soul music score by Charlie Smalls and book by William F. Brown, usually cast with an all African […]

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