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O, say can you sew?: Major George Armistead urges local seamstress Mary Pickersgill to make a gigantic version of the Stars and Stripes in “Big Ass Flag.” Photo by Eldon Baldwin.

2013 Capital Fringe Show Preview: ‘1814! The War of 1812 Rock Opera’ by David Dudley and Dave Israel

Experience the epic rock splendor of the battle that birthed our National Anthem Forget White House Down. This summer’s most thrilling spectacle of executive-mansion destruction is the one about the time it really happened. “You can call it state-sponsored terrorism,” sings a preening British admiral in 1814! The War of 1812 Rock Opera. “But I’m […]

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