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Review: ‘Empanada For A Dream’ at 1st Stage

Proust may have had his mother’s madeleine, but Juan Francisco Villa has his mother’s empanada to stir up memories of his gritty, hard scrabble childhood in New York’s City’s Lower East Side. It was a traumatic childhood like few others I have witnessed on local stages. Villa’s Empanada for a Dream at 1st Stage is an […]

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In the Moment: Logan Festival of Solo Performance at 1st Stage

Under the leadership of Alex Levy, 1st Stage aims to be a cultural hub for the Northern Virginia community and beyond. Over the past year, 1st Stage has reached outside of theatrical productions to host professional musicians, orchestras, and visual artists. Soon, 1st Stage will be producing a unique performing arts festival. Featuring some of […]

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Printable Schedule for Page-to Stage-Festival Schedule This Weekend and Monday-8/30-9/1/14 at The Kennedy Center

Date Starting Time Show and Description Genre/Presenter Where Saturday, Aug 30 Noon–3:30 p.m. Margherita by Anthony Gallo. Margherita Sarfatti and Benito Mussolini, former lovers, meet after a three-year separation. Il Duce suddenly appears at her door as she attempts to leave the country. What does he want? What does she want? The play takes place during […]

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Reporting from The Page-to-Stage Festival: ‘The Three Musketeers’ and ‘The Young Spectaculars and the Front Yard Adventure‘ by Lauren Katz

This Labor Day weekend, the John F. Kennedy Center for Performing Arts hosts the 12th annual Page-to-Stage Festival. Featuring over 40 theatre companies from the Washington DC area, the festival allows theatergoers to witness readings and excerpts from new works. I personally had the opportunity to observe only a couple of the many plays premiering through this […]

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Reporting from The Page-to-Stage Festival: ‘The Good Devil, In Spite of Himself’ and ‘Aural Sex’ by John Stoltenberg

If you’ve never made your way to The Kennedy Center’s Page-to-Stage fest, let me let you in on a few pleasures that await you even before the pleasures packed into this annual Labor Day weekend of staged readings. First off is the odd exhilaration of experiencing this grand architectural edifice—which at times feels designed on […]

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Here is Today’s ‘Page-to-Stage’ Festival Schedule for Monday, September 2, 2013 at The Kennedy Center

Here is the schedule for TODAY, Monday, September 2, 2013 at the ‘Page-to-Stage’ Festival’: Performances are from 11 AM until 9:30 PM At The Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts -2700 F Street, NW, in  Washington, DC Page-to-Stage is FREE! No tickets are needed. Seating is on a first-come basis. Doors open 30 minutes before […]

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Reporting from The Page-to-Stage Festival: ‘The Law of Return’ by Alison Drucker

The Law of Return is Martin Blank’s emotionally-gripping, thoughtful, and timely 80-minute show inspired by mid-80’s news events concerning the Jonathan Jay Pollard espionage case. Pollard, a civilian intelligence analyst based in Suitland, Maryland, removed thousands of classified documents from the U.S. Navy’s Anti-terrorist Alert Center and gave them to Israel. He still is serving […]

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Here is Today’s ‘Page-to-Stage’ Festival Schedule for Saturday, August 31, 2013 at The Kennedy Center

Here is the schedule for TODAY, Saturday, August 31st at the ‘Page-to-Stage’ Festival’: Performances are from NOON until 10:30 PM  At The Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts -2700 F Street, NW, in  Washington, DC Page-to-Stage is FREE! No tickets are needed. Seating is on a first-come basis. Doors open 30 minutes before the start […]

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12th Annual Page-to-Stage Schedule at The Kennedy Center Tomorrow, Sunday, and Monday & It’s FREE!

The 12th Annual Page-to-Stage Festival 2013 Takes Place on: Saturday, August 31, 12–10:30 p.m. Sunday, September 1, 6–7 p.m. Monday, September 2, 11 a.m.–10 p.m. In venues throughout The Kennedy Center. IT’S FREE! No tickets required, but there is limited seating available. The Kennedy Center hosts its 12th annual Page-to-Stage festival, featuring more than 40 DC-area theater companies. The three-day event […]

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