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Michael Fuchs, Jared Reed, Jennifer Summerfield, and Stacy Skinner. Photo by Wide Eyed Studios.

Review: ‘Blithe Spirit’ at Hedgerow Theatre

Universal button-perfect delivery of delicious Noël Coward lines takes Carly L. Bodnar’s production of Blithe Spirit at Hedgerow Theatre miles into gratifying comic territory, but rollicking payoffs come from the cast’s physical antics and Goldilocks-right facial reactions. The maid, played by the redoubtable Susan Wefel, responds to an admonition to moderate her “on the double” […]

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An Interview with David London on ‘Creative Spirit Seance’ – May 15-31, 2015 at Church and Company in Baltimore

One of the coolest events I went to last year was David London’s Creative Spirit Séance.  At its core, Séance is a eerily wonderful magic show but it’s also a creative playground where one has the chance to explore one’s beliefs in things that might … defy scientific explanation. David is remounting the show, with […]

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Capital Fringe 2014 Review: ‘Seance’

“Save Madame MacGuffin’s shop!” The actors greet audience members as they walk in the door, invite them to browse the shop and inquire about their spiritual or psychic needs. Many audience members immediately respond with plausible requests. The two actresses on stage insist that the remaining character will soon join us. Madame MacGuffin (Annetta Dexter […]

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Liz Mamana (Ruth) and Steven Carpenter (Charles). Photo by Teresa Castracane.

‘Blithe Spirit’ at 1st Stage by Yvonne French

Blithe Spirit at 1st Stage in Tysons is a guilty pleasure on two levels. First, it lets you take a peek at paranormal stereotyping and second, it lets you glimpse how different a first and second marriage can be. The play by Noel Coward is set in 1941 in Kent, United Kingdom, where author Charles […]

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