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The Women’s Voices Theater Festival: Another Look at ‘Uprising’ at MetroStage

Uprising by Gabrielle Fulton, and directed by Thomas W. Jones II, integrates live blues guitar and song by local musician David Cole with the powerful storytelling of a highly talented ensemble. Set in 1858 the feeling of relationship among a free black community is outstandingly portrayed. Sal, a headstrong, independent-minded, and free woman is played […]

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2015 Capital Fringe Review: ‘After Eleven’

Once the lights are up, After Eleven is relentless. With persistent intensity, Rebecca Roy delivers a monologue that switches from a mother character to that of a child who suffers with mental illness. Her eyes pierce empty space then gradually connect with each audience member in true compassion. This new play by Graziella Jackson under […]

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