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Review: ‘Oblivion’ at Unexpected Stage Company

“Games have rules,” Brooklyn-parent Dixon (Zach Brewster-Geisz) tells his wife, Pam (Mindy Shaw). They’re playing Boggle, Dixon has tried to play “Slurpee,” and both are a little wounded that their 16-year-old daughter, Julie (Ruthie Rado) has lied to them. Games have rules, and family relations are sometimes best understood as a game we sometimes agree […]

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Review: Fringe POP (Performance over Projection) Private Track at the Logan Fringe Arts Space by PJ McMahon

FringePOP has started its run at Capital Fringe in Washington, DC. POP stands for Performance over Projection. The evening blends theatre and film, with 4 short plays and 4 short films that play throughout the evening for an innovative theatre experience. There are two types of performance tracks for Fringe POP: PUBLIC or PRIVATE. I […]

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Review: Fringe POP (Performance over Projection) Private Track at the Logan Fringe Arts Space by Jane Franklin

The Logan Fringe Arts Space, now offering year-round programming, has launched a new annual series. Julianne Brienza, CEO/Founder of Capital Fringe, has a vision for experiment and the courage to make the process, no matter how rough, a learning tool for future editions. Fringe POP (Performance over Projection) in its inaugural season juxtaposes 10 minute […]

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In the Moment: Pocket Change Theatre Company Presents ‘Midsummer on a Playground’ 8/28-29 at Workhouse Arts Center

So where does a new theater company head after a successful introduction at the recent Capital Fringe Festival with its production of War and Peas?  In the case of Pocket Change Theatre, the answer is to the Workhouse to produce an adaptation of A Midsummer Night’s Dream, which the troupe calls Midsummer on a Playground.  Catchy […]

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‘Lettice and Lovage’ at the Quotidian Theatre Company

Tea and Entropy: Lettice and Lovage at the Quotidian Theatre Company Lettice and Lovage is crafted with love, a fitting tribute to a playwright, Peter Shaffer, whose passion for words makes this play a joy to watch. The leads, Jane Squier Bruns, as Miss Lettice Douffet, and Leah Mazade, as Miss Charlotte Schoen, have reached […]

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Capital Fringe 2014 Review: ‘The Goddess Diaries’

(Best of the Capital Fringe) The Goddess Diaries, returning for its third year in Capital Fringe, started off with a bang!  Written by Carol Lee Campbell and Directed by Rebecca Wahls, this simply staged, powerful work receives a 5 star rating for its intimate and inspiring  performance. Each monologue represented a unique and struggling time […]

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Capital Fringe 2014 Review: ‘Districtland’

(Best of the Capital Fringe) Bucharest inside the Beltway had a very successful world premiere of Districtland to Capital Fringe! Providing a unique look on the world of the “rat race” that is Washington DC, Playwright Cristine Bejan brings a light to young professionals finding their way in the maze that is the political world […]

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Capital Fringe Review: ‘Tragedy Averted’ by Julia L. Exline

Ad Hoc Players presents Tragedy Averted, an exceptionally creative comedic piece written by Alexandra Petri and directed by Joan Cummins. Smart, pithy dialogue combined with a stunningly talented ensemble makes this show, in my opinion, one of the best that this year’s Fringe has to offer. The plot follows our favorite young heroines from the […]

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