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Spine: ‘Rosencrantz and Guildenstern are Dead’ at Folger Theatre (Article)

I first read Tom Stoppard’s Rosencrantz and Guildenstern are Dead back in 1974. It was but one of many plays I devoured as part of my thirst for the absurdist perspective. It’s now playing at Folger Theatre. Even then, its cleverness intrigued me more than its authenticity. Becket’s Waiting for Godot, Pinter’s The Homecoming, Genet’s The Balcony, […]

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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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